Saturday, January 30, 2016

Reading Schedule


Chapter 1 by January 18th
Chapter 2 by January 28th
Chapter 3 by February 4th
Chapter 4 by February 11th
Chapter 5 by February 15th

Weekly Agenda 2.1-2.5

HIROSHIMA

Monday-Tuesday
review Chapter 1-2
  • characterization of all 6
    • 3Q discussion
  • Vocabulary List
    • Word
    • Definition (cite)
    • passport (synthesis)
  • Bomb Test Footage

WEDNESDAY
SSR #4

THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Review Chapter 3
-reading quiz?
Bomb Test Footage

Supplemental Reading #5
-Benedict

NEXT
GROUPS
Newspaper
Vocab Quiz


Sunday, January 24, 2016

Weekly Agenda 1.25-1.29

HIROSHIMA

Monday-Tuesday
Finish documentary
-clips from nuclear testing, and the science behind the bomb
Additional Notes

Review Chapter 1:
-review journal entry
-review characterization
HW Read Chapter 2 for Thursday, 3Qs;
AND, Business Letter due this Sunday, Jan 31st

WEDNESDAY
(SSR)
Make final decisions about Spring Semester independent reading book

Thursday-Friday
Vocabulary
Chapter 2
-3Q Discussion
-radiation
HW Read Chapter 3 for next Thursday.  

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Persuasive Terms --Student-Created-- Quizlet

https://quizlet.com/116447701/persuasive-terms-quiz-flash-cards/

Monday, January 18, 2016

Weekly Agenda 1.19-1.22


PERSUASIVE WRITING

TUESDAY
SSR: Hiroshima by Hersey, Ch 1
Reading Journal Entry #2
HW Draft #2 due WEDNESDAY, typed.

WEDNESDAY
Review Works Cited Information for Letter Citations

Final Edit and Feedback request:
-top 3 concerns

List of terms to study for multiple choice quiz

THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Final Letters due to turnitin.com by Sunday, Jan 24th

Multiple Choice Quiz

Introduction to Hiroshima unit
-Anticipatory Set K/W/L
-Jenning’s Documentary
--notes
--fill in k/w/l

Review Chapter one (Entry #2)
-characters, events, Hersey’s style
-vocabulary
HW Read Chapter 2 and write 3-level questions, for THURSDAY.

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Weekly Agenda 1.11-1.15

PERSUASIVE WRITING

MONDAY-TUESDAY
New Seating Chart

Business Letter Choice

Foldables
-continue terms
-format
-citing sources
HW DRAFT DUE FRIDAY, 1/15
FORMAT: Business Letter Block Style (no modified)

WEDNESDAY
SSR
-read sample business letters and complete
READING JOURNAL ENTRY #1

THURSDAY
EOS SURVEY

FRIDAY
DRAFT due
-editing/revisions
HW Second draft due TUESDAY.
FINAL DUE Next FRIDAY 1/22 to turnitin.com

NEXT
READING Schedule
-Hiroshima
-m/c quiz on Persuasive Writing Terms


Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Welcome Back 1.6-1.8

PERSUASIVE WRITING

Wednesday 1.6
Journal Return and Setup
Semester Reflection

THURSDAY-FRIDAY
Persuasive Writing Foldables
-Recommended Terms: fallacy, signal phrase, direct quotation, paraphrase, counterargument, authentic audience, credibility, bias, causal analysis
-types of appeals
-types of fallacies

HW Identify a local business in which you would like to write a complaint.  Though they may be a national or global company, they need to have a local presence.  Online merchants are fine as long as they are not obscure, but well-known within your age group.