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