Tuesday, February 24, 2015

1984 Reading Schedule


READ
Book 1, Chapter 1 for Friday, February 27th
Book 1, Chapters 2-4 for Tuesday, March 3rd
Book 1, Chapters 5-6 for Thursday, March 5th
Book 1, Chapters 7-8 for Tuesday, March 10th

Book 2, Chapters 1-3 for Thursday, March 12th
Book 2, Chapters 4-6 for Tuesday, March 17th
Book 2, Chapters 7-8 for Thursday, March 19th
Book 2, (p166 or stop where "Ignorance is Strength" begins) for Friday,  March 20th
Book 2, Chapters -10 for Tuesday, 24th

Body Biography Venn Project Due Wednesday, March 18th

Book 3, Chapters 1-3 for Thursday, March 26th
Book 3, Chapters 4-6 for Friday, March 27th

Reading Quiz planned for April 13th; Essay due April 17th to turnitin.com by 11:59pm

Monday, February 23, 2015

Weekly Agenda 2.23-2.27

1984 by George Orwell

Monday and Tuesday
Elements of Argument multiple choice quiz
Hiroshima Timed Writing to EAP-style prompt
get 1984

Wednesday
SSR
#6

THURSDAY and FRIDAY 
1984 Historical Background
-WWII
-terms: socialism versus communism, Stalinism, Marxism
-terms: Orwellian, big brother, thought police

Orwell Biography

Vocabulary
 HW See Reading Schedule

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Weekly Agenda 2.17-2.20

Hiroshima

TUESDAY
Group Meeting #4
-have edits been made
-what items do you need to work on in order to complete your project for FRIDAY

Journal Meetings

WEDNESDAY
SSR
Self-Grade Journal
-Journal Meetings

THURSDAY and FRIDAY
Review Chapter 5, final discussion about text
Begin Dreams by Akira Kurasawa

FRIDAY Newspaper is DUE!

-cont' Dreams
HW Prepare for culminating quiz and essay on text, see review outline.

NEXT 
1984 By George Orwell

Friday, February 6, 2015

Weekly Agenda 2.9-2.13

HIROSHIMA

MONDAY and TUESDAY
Review Chapters 3 &4

Nuclear Worksheet: preparation for Socratic Seminar

Tuesday-SSR#4
HW Read Chapter 5 for THURSDAY

WEDNESDAY
Article Draft Due
Group Meeting #3

THURSDAY and FRIDAY
Read "Anniversary to Forget" and complete Journal #5
(journals due next week)

Socratic Seminar
HW For Monday, complete final draft of article; Group Meeting #4 MONDAY!

NEXT
Dreams by Akira Kurasawa
NEWSPAPER project DUE FEB 17th.

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Weekly Agenda 2.3-2.7

CASHEE TESTING WEEK, No SSR

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
CAHSEE TESTING - ENGLISH
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
CAHSEE TESTING - MATH

Testing
Period A
Period 1
Lunch
Period 3
Period 5

8:15 – 11:32am
11:00 – 11:30am
11:40am – 12:36pm
12:36 –   1:11pm
1:18 –   2:14pm
2:20 –   3:16pm

Testing
Period A
Period 2
Lunch
Period 4
Period 6

8:15 – 11:13am
10:40 – 11:10am
11:20am – 12:23pm
12:23 – 12:58pm
1:04 –   2:07pm
2:13 –   3:16pm

HIROSHIMA

MONDAY and TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY
More student Newspaper models

Group meeting
-decide on topics
-choose sub-topics
-assign roles

Vocab Practice

Chapter 3 reading Quiz

Supplemental Reading: Annotation and Reader Response
-Ruth Benedict's The Chrysanthemum and the Sword
--National Character
--Obligations
--military behavior

HW Read Chapter 4 for FRIDAY, and write 3-level questions;
AND, bring annotated sources (articles, books, etc.) for THURSDAY


THURSDAY and FRIDAY
Group Meeting #2
-work on sifting through source(s)
-identifying bias
-create outline

Vocabulary Quiz

Nuclear Worksheet
-preparation for Socratic Seminar
--partnered for success
HW Finish Reading Chapter 5 for next Thursday.