August 6 - 10
Monday August 6 - Syllabus, Introductions, and Class Rules.
Tuesday - Pick up "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet"
Class Discussion and Packets
Block Day - Begin the novel (SSR) read to page 25 and Footprints Activity
Friday - Know your Log on to Google and Chrome - Resume in Google Classroom
August 13 - 17
Monday - Read Hotel on the Corner... to .page 40
Tuesday - Guest speaker
Wednesday - Vocab. test, Discuss
Then do Activity:See packet - Group Presentation- Creative Group Project - Imagine you and your families are going to be evacuated from your homes the following day on the order of the US government. You have 24 hours to get your affairs in order and to pack a small suitcase of belongings......
Friday - Dark Side Essay 250 words in Google Classroom
August 20 - 24
Monday - Read Hotel on the Corner
Tuesday- Presentations - What would you take - Read Hotel on the Corner of....
Wednesday - Vocab. test, Presentation of Dark Side project, Read Hotel on the Corner of..
Friday - Internment - Common Core project.In Google Classroom: After reading the book, students will be familiar with the Japanese American Internment camp experience from Jamie Ford's fictional portrayal of Keiko Okabe and her family at Camp Minidoka.
The group project portion of this assignment will be to research a nonfiction account of internment camp life during WW II to learn more about the government's treatment of internees. Compare and contrast the fictional representation with real-life accounts. In researching real-life accounts, consider the following: How did the internment experience vary from one camp to another? What were some of the worst privations internees faced? Given that many of the internees were minors and US citizens, to what extent were their legal rights violated?
Week 4 August 27 - 31
Monday – Collaboration Day – Read Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
Tuesday – Art Project - Characters of Hotel on the Corner of...............
Wednesday – Senior Presentations in N4
Vocab. Test, Read Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
Friday – Complete work on your Internment camp projects. *to be submitted by Monday at 11:59 PM. Monday is a holiday. Intro to Noredink.com
Week 5 - Sept. 3 - 7
Monday - Labor day
Tuesday - Present Internment Camp Projects - Read pages 136 - 158
Wednesday - Vocab. test - finish Internment projects - Read pages 158 - 165 (QUIZ)
Friday - See Google Classroom for Actively Learn Project
Week 6 Sept 10 - 14
Monday - Collaboration Read pages to 185 - discuss
"I am what you made me father"
Tuesday - Quiz up to page 165 - then read - to page 234
Wednesday - Discuss reading - Vocab. test! read to page 256
Friday - UC Essay in Google Classroom
Sept. 17 - 21
Monday - Finish Hotel on the Corner of...........
Tuesday - discuss and then do the Final = Pick up Power of One
Wednesday - Power Point and Syllabus for Power of One
Map work see packet and Google Classroom - Chromebooks!
Friday - Complete UC Essays
September 24 - 28
Monday - Video on Bryce Courtney - Read pages 3 - 51.
Tuesday - Complete reading pages to 51 - 75 Class discussion
Wednesday - Power of One - Research Common Core
Friday = Complete Power of One/UC Essays in Google Classroom
October 1 - 5
Monday - Quiz on Power of One - Review the book - Read Power Of One to page 101
Tuesday - Read and discuss Power of One - Map of Resources
Wednesday - Vocab. test - Nelson Mandela - BBC Documentary
Friday - Google Classroom - Power of One Common Core assignment
October 8 = 12
2nd period – Contemp. Lit.
Monday- Collaboration – Read The Power of One pages 102 – 206, Ch 7 - 10
Tuesday - Read !
Wednesday - Regular Day - No Block- Group Visual Project
Thursday -Regular day- No Block- Vocab. test and complete – Present the Projects
Friday - Complete your discussion questions
October 15 - 19
Monday - Read Power of One - pages 207- 230
Tuesday - Quiz chapters 7 - 10 Continue to Read Power of One
Wednesday - Presentations in Google Classroom must be 5 minutes or longer.
Friday - Folsom Lake College - Sarah Aldea
October 22 - 26
Monday - Read Power of One to end of Chapter 13 page 289
Tuesday - Video - Sarafina
Wednesday - Vocab. test and complete video - Sarafina - discuss the children of South Africa
Friday - Persuasive essay
September 4 – Labor Day – September 8
Monday – Holiday
Tuesday – Debate research – see Google Drive- Internment Camps
Wednesday – share projects – Read Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
Friday – Debate Research - Internment Camps -
Sept 11 – 15
Monday – Read Hotel on The Corner of Bitter and Sweet
Tuesday – Sgt. Jones – US Army visits
Wednesday – Assign Debate and Read Hotel on ….
Friday – Complete Cover Letters – Begin UC Letters
Sept. 18 - 22
Monday - US Navy Besa
Tuesday - UC Essay Prompts and complete notes for debate
Wednesday - Debate - Internment camps and Gitmo
Friday - Complete UC essays
4th period Contemp. Lit
September 25 Collaboration Day – 29th
Monday – Complete UC Prompts
Tuesday – Read
Wednesday - Debate
Friday – Finish Hotel on the Corner of......
October 2 - 6
Monday - Turn in packets and novel Hotel on the Corner of........
Pick up The Power of One - Powerpoint on Power of One - syllabus for the novel
Tuesday - Read
Wednesday - Read - map of South Africa
Friday - History of South Africa
October 9 - 13 PSAT Schedule
Monday -Collaboration Day - Read Chapter 4 of Power of One and complete questions to page 75
Tuesday - Read Power of One to page 129 5 - 7
Wednesday - Power of One and complete questions to page 147 Chapter 8
Friday - Block Day - Culture of South Africa
Contemp Lit – 4th Oct 16 - 20
Monday - -Class Discussion to page 89
Read Chapter 9 of Power of One and complete questions
Tuesday - Read Power of One to page 167 – 187 (long chapter we will finish it tomorrow)
Wednesday - Power of One and complete Chapter 10(to page 213) questions !!
Friday - Block Day - Culture of South Africa
October 23 - 27
Monday - Collaboration Day - Quiz chap. 1 - 5 Read Power of One pages 214 - 234
Tuesday Discussion, finish video, and reading.
Wednesday - Library Time....
Friday - FLC - Sarah Aldea
October 30 - November 3
Week 13 - October 30 - November 3
Monday - Read pages 234 to 245 - Talk about Sargent Borman and Geel Piet
Tuesday - Read the remainder of Chapter 12 (page 264)
Wednesday - Present Culture of Africa projects
Friday - The Real Pirates of the Carribean
November 6 - 10
Monday - Collaboration Day - finish Culture Reports and read Power of One
Discuss up to page 264 Chapter 12 - Quiz to Chapters 6- 11
Tuesday - Read Chapter 13 pages 265 - 289
Wednesday - Chapter 14 page 290 - 327 Art project - choose 5 characters from the book and create visual representations with quotes of the characters. Group project.
Friday - Honor a Veteran
November 13 - 17
Monday - Read Power of One
Tuesday - finish the book
Wednesday - Video Power of One
Friday - Pick up Tuesday's with Morrie
November 27 - December 1
Monday - Tuesday's with Morrie aloud The Curriculum - end of The Student
Tuesday - Audiovisual to end of The Classroom
Wednesday and Thursday -Read Taking Attendance to The Second Tuesday Then Aging with WIll, Harry Chapin, and Jim Croce
Friday - Work on research for your Teach Me Lesson and packet...........
Career Comp and Contemp Lit
Tuesdays with Morrie
Monday page 53 -78
Tuesday – pages 79 – 97
Wednesday – page 98 – 140
Friday – Finish the book
December 11 – Final
Presentations and Tuesday’s with Morrie video