Sunday, February 28, 2016

Weekly Agenda 2.29-3.4

HIROSHIMA

MONDAY-TUESDAY
GROUP WORK
-article final edits
-design and final arrangement
HW All group members are responsible for editing

WEDNESDAY
SSR #7

THURSDAY
NEWSPAPERS DUE!
-present

Exchange HIROSHIMA for 1984

FRIDAY
Introduction to 1984
-bridge from Hiroshima
-Orwell (Eric Blair) Biography
Reading Schedule
HW Read Chapter 1-2 and write 3Qs for MONDAY.

Friday, February 19, 2016

Weekly Agenda 2.22-2.26

HIROSHIMA

MONDAY-TUESDAY
GROUP WORK
-review lead paragraphs
--see article criteria rubric
-next steps
-research, writing, and design

WEDNESDAY
Review Chapter 5

Op. Ed.: “An Anniversary to Forget”
-close-reading, annotations
-model of opinion editorial
HW “Nuclear Worksheet” -prepare for FRIDAY; Fishbowl Socratic Pair Review Sheet

THURSDAY
Akira Kurasawa’s “Dreams”
-different perspectives

FRIDAY
SEMINAR
-graded discussion

NEXT
MONDAY-TUESDAY

-NEWSPAPER DUE

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Weekly Agenda 2.16-2.19

HIROSHIMA

President’s Day

TUESDAY
Book Test Study Guide

WEDNESDAY
Review Guide
-plan for test on Friday-
-vocabulary/Questions/Essay-
--Journal Due on Friday with Timed Essay

THURSDAY
GROUP WORK-LAPTOPS
GOALS
-research: gather evidence for subtopics
-layout: fillers
-article requirements
--models
HW Finish Reading for FRIDAY

FRIDAY
BOOK TEST
-Vocabulary
-Questions on the text, see study guide
-Timed Essay in Journal
--clear thesis and topic sentences, integrated evidence, signal phrases.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Hiroshima Vocabulary QUIZLET Link

Thanks Sophie!!
https://quizlet.com/120845202/hiroshima-vocabulary-words-all-of-the-definitions-are-from-google-1-box-flash-cards/

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Weekly Agenda 2.8-2.12

HIROSHIMA

Monday-Tuesday
review Japanese Obligation Chart and treatment of POWs excerpt from The Chrysanthemum and the Sword by Ruth Benedict
-make connections to behavior of certain characters: the population, kamikaze, Tanimoto, Dr. Sasaki, etc.

Review Chapter 3:
-collect and connect
--key descriptive language
-3Q discussion

Review basics of a journalistic style article:
-headline, byline, lead paragraph, explanation, additional information
-paraphrase or summary: define both
-signal phrase for context, credentials
-value of evidence

WEDNESDAY
SSR #5

Thursday-Friday
First group meeting (see assignments)
-choose topic
-assign subtopics
-review requirements
-assign roles
HW begin  RESEARCH on subtopic

Review Chapter 4
-vocabulary
-character trajectory
-Hiroshima as a character
HW Chapter 5 by February 15th
VOCAB QUIZ next TUESDAY and THURSDAY