Monday, January 30, 2017

Weekly Agenda 1.30-2.3

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
  • Vocabulary List
    • Word
    • Definition (cite)
    • passport (synthesis)

HW Read Chapter 2 for Friday, and write 3Qs;

WEDNESDAY
SSR #3
-check #2
HW TEXTBOOK: Read “The Cost of Survival” on p126-7; and complete the QW on page 129.

Thursday-Friday
Vocabulary, Key thematic vocabulary
Review
Chapter 2
-3Q Discussion
-radiation
HW Read Chapter 3 for TUESDAY.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

HIROSHIMA READING SCHEDULE

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Chapter 1 by January 30th
Chapter 2 by February 3rd
Chapter 3 by February 7th
Chapter 4 by February 10th
Chapter 5 by February 16th

TEXTBOOK: UNIT 2-SURVIVAL
reading assignments separate.


Weekly Agenda 1.23-1.27

PERSUASIVE WRITING

MONDAY
Continue review of letter requirements
Study guide for m/c
-terms review
HW First draft due Tomorrow. M/C quiz THURSDAY.

TUESDAY
Drafts in hand, formal peer edit.
HW Final Draft due FRIDAY, typed.  Upload to turnitin.com

WEDNESDAY
SSR #2
-verbal check #1
HW Study terms

THURSDAY
Multiple Choice Quiz
Review Works Cited Information for Letter Citations

FRIDAY
Final Letters due to turnitin.com by tonight.
HIROSHIMA
Introduction to Hiroshima unit
-Anticipatory Set K/W/L
-Jenning’s Documentary
--notes
--fill in k/w/l
Begin reading Chapter 1
-characters, events, Hersey’s style\choice of adjectives
-vocabulary
HW Read Chapter 1 for Monday, Jan 30 and write 3-level questions.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Weekly Agenda 1.17-1.20

PERSUASIVE WRITING

TUESDAY
Business Letter Choices

Foldables
-continue terms
-format
-citing sources
HW 1st DRAFT DUE FRIDAY, 1/24
FORMAT: Business Letter Block Style (no modified)

WEDNESDAY
Get books: Independent titles and Hiroshima
SSR
READING JOURNAL ENTRY #1

THURSDAY
-read sample business letters and complete
-laptop research

FRIDAY
More research, peer editing
HW 1st draft due TUESDAY.
FINAL DUE Next FRIDAY 1/27 to turnitin.com

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

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Welcome Back! Weekly Agenda 1.10-1.13

PERSUASIVE WRITING
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Tuesday
Semester Reflection

Wednesday
Course Outline
-book talk

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.