Friday, March 28, 2014

Weekly Agenda 3.31-4.4

Nineteen Eighty-Four

MONDAY 
Character Venn Collection
-show and tell

Essay prompts
-Quick Writes

Review Book 3, Chapters 1-3
-quotation share
HW Write an introduction with a compelling thesis.  

TUESDAY
Check Intro and Thesis
-record thesis on post-it for feedback
-intro essentials

Collecting Evidence
-writing circles
-topic sentence strategies
HW Write two body paragraphs to support your thesis. DUE THURSDAY.

WEDNESDAY
SSR
-no entry (please see entries that are due when you return from break, if you would like you could accomplish them now)

THURSDAY and FRIDAY
Review Book 3, Chapters 4-6. ENDING!!
Quaker share essential quotations:
-found poem: Begin on an assigned page, then skip every 10-15 pages and record 1-5 words, or phrase until you reach the end of the book; everyone must record something from the last page.

Peer Edit: do's and don'ts
FLTs: writing a conclusion
HW 1984 essay due to turnitin.com by 11:59pm.  

SPRING BREAK distractions: Reading Journal Entries #10 and #11;  write one response on the turnitin.com discussion boards about the independent reading book of your choice; Extra Credit option: read one dystopian novel (one you haven't read yet!) and write an extra reading journal, #12.



Monday, March 24, 2014

Weekly Agenda 3.24-3.28

Nineteen Eighty-Four

MONDAY and TUESDAY
Revisit S/M/T Chart for Book 2, Chapters 1-8
3-Level Q Discussion

Jigsaw: Goldstein's Book
HW See Reading Schedule

WEDNESDAY
SSR #10

THURSDAY and FRIDAY
Revisiting the "paperweight"
-predictions

Character Venn
-gather quotations

Possible Vocabulary Quiz Retake

NEW DUE DATE: Monday, March 31st.

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Weekly Agenda 3.17-3.21

1984

MONDAY and TUESDAY
Review Book 2, chapter 1-3

Assign Character Venn
-due March 28th

Book 2 Worksheet Questions

smt:tac paragraph check Thursday

NOTE: TUESDAY IS AN EARLY RELEASE DAY.  1:05!
OPEN HOUSE IS AT 6:30

WEDNESDAY
SSR
#9
Independent Reading Progress Check: How many books/pages have you read from the list?
If given the option, which book might you do a report or project on?
HW Read Chapter 4-6 for Thursday, tomorrow.

THURSDAY and FRIDAY
Review Chapters 4-6

Collect Evidence for Character Venn
-body biographies: brain, head, eyes, nose, ears, mouth, shoulders, arms, hands, guts, heart, legs, feets, etc.

NEXT: Essay options (social identity research paper, or literary analysis)
Goldstein's Book: drafting the political entity that reflects the philosophy

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Weekly Agenda 3.10-3.14

Nineteen-Eighty-Four

MONDAY and TUESDAY
Review Friend Interview
-conclusions and connections about Tajfel's Social Identity Theory and 1984

Review Chapters 4 and 5
-work on worksheets

Vocabulary Quiz
HW Read Chapters 7-8 for Thursday; Worksheet Questions for Book one due FRIDAY.

WEDNESDAY
S/M/T:T.A.C Handout


THURSDAY and FRIDAY
SSR #8

Complete Worksheets

Character VENN: Body Biography Assignment
-due March 27th
HW Read Book 2, Chapters 1-3; New Worksheet Questions


Saturday, March 1, 2014

Weekly Agenda 3.3-3.7

1984
Reading for Thursday, please keep up with reading --Winston's life depends on it!!

MONDAY and TUESDAY
Cornell Notes Review
3-Level Qs

Vocabulary List
-funsheet

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


WEDNESDAY
SSR
#7

THURSDAY and FRIDAY
Taj Fel's Theory of Social Identity
-its application to the High School setting
HW For Friday, Interview one of your friends about how social relationships affect their identity.

Review Chapters 2-4, 3-Q discussion 

Book Review Worksheets
-pair work, write the name of your partner on your worksheet
HW See Blog, Read 5-6 for MONDAY.