Saturday, February 22, 2014

1984 Reading Schedule


1984 is split up into 3 books with chapters in between, you will be required to read approximately 20 pages every 3 days and complete the occasional reading quiz.  

READ
Book 1, Chapter 1 for Monday, March 3rd
Book 1, Chapters 2-4 for Thursday, March 6th
Book 1, Chapters 5-6 for Monday, March 10th
Book 1, Chapters 7-8 for Thursday, March 13th

Book 2, Chapters 1-3 for Monday, March 17th
Book 2, Chapters 4-6 for Thursday, March 20th
Book 2, Chapters 7-8 for Friday, March 21st
Book 2, (p166 or stop where "Ignorance is Strength" begins) for Monday, March 24th
Book 2, Chapters 9-10 for Thursday, March 27th

Book 3, Chapters 1-3 for Monday, March 31st
Book 3, Chapters 4-6 for Thursday, April 3rd

Literary Analysis Essay due April 4th to turnitin.com by 11:59pm.

Weekly Agenda 2.24-2.28

HIROSHIMA/1984

MONDAY and TUESDAY
Vocabulary Matching Quiz
Multiple Choice Persuasive Terms Quiz

Timed Essay: prompt on ethics of dropping the atom bombs on Japan.

WEDNESDAY
Turn in Journals
SSR -no journal entry

THURSDAY and FRIDAY
Orwell Biography
-notes
-3-level questions and summary

Descartes Quotation
"I think, therefore..."
"Thumbprint" Poem
-pair work explication

Vocabulary List
-inventory
-funsheet

Governing Systems, history and political terms related to 1984: socialism, communism, Karl Marx, Marxism, autocracy, Stalin, Stalinism, dystopia, negative utopia
-connect to prior unit

Begin Reading Chapter 1 together
-discuss imagery and character
-setting: what similarities to modern day
HW Read, see Reading Schedule, 3-level questions

NEXT: ESSAY PROMPTS, ANALYSIS, REVIEW CHAPTER 1

Monday, February 17, 2014

Weekly Agenda 2.19-2.21

HIROSHIMA

TUESDAY
Review Nuclear Worksheet
Prepare for Seminar
-facilitator expectations
-accountable talk
-essential questions
--preparing for responses: counterargument, audience, fallacies
HW Prepare for seminar Thursday

WEDNESDAY
Study GUIDE
-multiple choice
-timed writing
HW Prepare for seminar; prepare for Hiroshima Book TEST

THURSDAY
FISHBOWL Socratic Seminar
-turn in reflections

FRIDAY
Akira Kurasawa's DREAMS
-worksheet
HW STUDY FOR MONDAY'S TEST

NEXT
MON and TUES
Timed Writing and Multiple Choice and Vocab Quiz
Journals Due

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Weekly Agenda 2.10-2.14

HIROSHIMA

MONDAY-TUESDAY
Group Work
-edit articles with checklist
Review Chapter 5
-final impressions
-visuals: victims, airplanes, remains, effects, new Hiroshima, etc.
"An Anniversary to Forget"
-read around marginalia
HW for TUESDAY "Nuclear Worksheet;" preparation for Seminar

WEDNESDAY
GROUP WORK
-final day to add finishing touches

THURSDAY
NEWSPAPERS DUE!!
-gallery walk
-excerpts
VOCABINUM
-prepare for quiz with play-doh and pictionary
HW SSR tomorrow; Nuclear Worksheet due TUESDAY

FRIDAY
SSR
#6

NEXT:Kurasawa; Fishbowl Socratic Seminar; Timed Writing FLTs and Multiple Choice Study Guide; Prompt 56min writing for grade; 12 m/c questions and Matching Vocab Quiz.  


Monday, February 3, 2014

Weekly Agenda 2.3-2.7

HIROSHIMA

MONDAY
9Hp English: Please have 2nd and 3rd period students write down their 3rd level questions and one important quotation for Chapter 4 of Hiroshima, swap papers randomly and distribute to students with the instruction to respond to the questions and

TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY
Tues/Wed CAHSEE Testing
1/2
3/4

5/6
Meet in groups and decide on Newspaper Topic, assign subtopics and jobs; discuss layout and advertisements.
Meet Friday: come prepared with annotated sources (clue in on bias) and  outlined draft articles
HW Chapter 5 due Friday.

THURSDAY
Review journal and project format
-rubrics
-layout: visuals, etc
-options
-requirements
-sample article and citations

FRIDAY
Review Chapter 5
-impressions
Group Work
-edit drafts/outlines
-organize layout
HW Final article drafts due MONDAY.  FINAL NEWSPAPER due FEB 13th.
NEXT WEEK: VOCAB QUIZ AND VOCABINUM BOWL.
"Anniversary to Forget"; DREAMs; Nuclear Worksheet- Socratic Seminar; Multiple Choice -timed writing