November 26

Wrap up Odyssey

TIB goes Global,

Begin 1984-

  • author information: Why Orwell writes,
  • background information,
  • what was going on at the time in the world?

Introduce Loggel- play with Loggel

27

Chart world events and timeline

Read 1984

28

Read 1984 (1-37)

View Political cartoons

Hw: political cartoons (now v. Then), printed in color

29

Western Civ teachers come in this week?  Talk about what is going on in the world during these years? What was Orwell seeing that he wanted to warn society about?

Cold War, Post WWII, Stalin/Marx, Iron Curtain

HW: Political cartoons

Now v. then- presentations

Read 37-69

30

Political cartoons

Now v. then- presentations

Read 1-69

December 3

Discuss 1-69

Begin reading 69-117

4

Read 69-117

Mac commercial-Olympics v. Clinton commercial

Timeline of events for 1984

5-PLC Day

Read 69-117

Finish timeline of events- Present background information timelines

6

Discuss 69-117

7

Songs from 1984

Read 117-147

10

Read 147-167

11

Discuss 117-167

Read 167- 224

12

Read 167-224

13

Discuss 167-224

Read 225-298

14

Final outline- prepare for Finals “ How can literature be a motivator for social change?”

Read 225-298

17

Final outline- prepare for Finals “ How can literature be a motivator for social change?”

Finals

1 MWF

1TH

2MWF

Finals

2 TH

3 MWF

3 TH

Finals

4MWF

4TH

5MWF

Finals

5TH

6 MWF

6TH

Jan 7-No School

8

Review class expectations

Grammar DOL 1

Read 225-298

CSAP practice: Pendulum handout

1984 posters in modern day

Grammar: DOL  1

CSAP score review days: use IC to look at last year’s scores reviewing areas of growth as well as areas needing attention

9-

CSAP practice: Pendulum handout

Discuss 225-298

Grammar: DOL  1

CSAP score review days: use IC to look at last year’s scores reviewing areas of growth as well as areas needing attention

10

Wrap up 1984 Discussion

Technological transition- Orwell’s technology to Doctorow:

Bionic Eye, MIT TED talk and blog post, Saavy Shop, Future home,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Cf7IL_eZ38 - Day Made of Glass 2

HW: read NYT article safety v Security

Grammar: DOL  1

CSAP score review days: use IC to look at last year’s scores reviewing areas of growth as well as areas needing attention

11

Background on Post 9/11 legislation-

Begin reading Little Brother chapters 1-3

Girl Expelled

Sign up for fishbowl

Collect CSAP

Grammar: DOL test  2

14-

Fishbowl 1-5

Read 6-7

Grammar: DOL  3

CSAP practice: Einstein Joke

15

Denver watched

Public Key flaws

Read 8

In-class writing: (practice CSAP format)

“They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty no safety” Ben Franklin, 1759

Grammar: DOL  3

CSAP practice: Einstein Joke-CSAP practice: Hunger- handout

16

Read Full Body Scan

Read 9-10

Grammar: DOL   3

CSAP practice: Einstein Joke-CSAP

17

Ben Horblit/Karl Fisch

Debrief of technology mumbo jumbo:

Read 11-12

Grammar: DOL   3

CSAP practice: Einstein Joke-CSAP

18

Collect CSAP: Einstein Joke

Fishbowl 6-12

Grammar: DOL  test 4

21- NO SCHOOL

22

Timeline LB

Read 13-14

What do Ned Kelly, Marcus and the Chicago Seven have in common? Present connections in different way- prize for the best

Grammar: DOL  5

CSAP: Words to live by

23

Read 15

Grammar: DOL  5

CSAP: Words to live by-discuss

24

Read 16-17

Present Ned Kelly/Marcus/Chicago 7 findings

Drone

Broken link?

Future of publishing Time Magazine article

Grammar: DOL  5

CSAP: Words to live by

25 Winter Assembly

Fishbowl 13-17

Read 18-19

Collect CSAP: words to live by

Grammar: DOL  test 6

28

Comparison between 1984/LB- what connections are we seeing?- be ready to discuss this on Wednesday

Read 20- Epilogue

CSAP: Playing softball-handout

Grammar: DOL  7

29

Online privacy fix

Read 21-Epilogue, Afterword

CSAP: Playing softball-

Grammar: DOL  7

30- PLC day

Final discussion LB

CMAP comparison LB- 1984

Timeline LB

CSAP: Playing softball-discuss

Grammar: DOL  7

31

Paper outline-wikified paper

CSAP: Playing softball-

Grammar: DOL  7

Feb 1

Paper outline-wikified paper

Collect CSAP

Grammar: DOL  test 8

4

Paper thesis due

Outline

CSAP: Safari- handout

CSAP: Safari-

Begin research

Grammar: DOL  9

5

Research

Outline paper

CSAP: Safari-

Grammar: DOL  9

6

Intro paragraph

Grammar: DOL  9

CSAP: Safari-discuss

7

First body

Grammar: DOL  9

CSAP: Safari-

8

Edit

Second Body-Third

Grammar: DOL  test 10

Collect CSAP: Safari

11

Writing lab day

Edit

Conclusion

Grammar: DOL  11

CSAP: America the Beautiful

12

Edit

CSAP: America the Beautiful

Grammar: DOL  11

13 PLC Day

Begin Poetry

CSAP: America the Beautiful

Grammar: DOL  11

14

Edit

Grammar: DOL  12 test

HW: write a secret

Collect CSAP

15-  No School

Jill art poetry connection- kids write to one piece of art

18 – No School

19

Final Paper due

Sign up to grade papers- collaborative assessment

Begin Poetry

Poetry Pictionary- review terms

Writing lab day

Grammar: DOL  13

CSAP: Hunger

Wiki conference

20-

Wiki conference

Grammar: DOL  15

Write “I’ve got a secret poem”

Grammar: DOL  13

CSAP: Hunger

Wiki conference

21

Wiki conference

Grammar: DOL  13

Read and explicate Mother to Son- Langston Hughes

Write Seduction poem

CSAP: Hunger

22

Wiki conference

Collect CSAP: HUnger

Grammar: DOL  14 test

Read Do not go Gentle into the Good Night- Dylan Thomas

Write Homonym poem

Hw: poem, photograph for tomorrow

February 25

Read “To an Athlete Dying Young”

Compare with Dylan Thomas

Write Photograph poem- perspective

CSAP: Limes

Grammar: DOL  15

26

Poetry Share Around- read one poem

Grammar: DOL  15

CSAP: Limes

27-PLC

Wiki conference

CSAP: Limes

Grammar: DOL  15

Romeo and Juliet: begin

Love quiz

Watch opening scenes: discuss

28

Wiki conference

CSAP: Limes

Grammar: DOL  15

PT conference letter

Prologue

Read Act 1. 1-3

March 1

Read Act 1.1-5

Collect CSAP: Limes

Wiki conference

Grammar: DOL  16 test

4

Wiki conference

Romeo and Juliet

Finish reading Act 1

Quiz act 1

Grammar: DOL  15

5

Wiki conference

Romeo and Juliet

Act 2 prologue performance explanation

Rehearse

Grammar: DOL  15

6

Wiki conference

Romeo and Juliet

Perform Act 2 prologue performance

Read act 2. 1-3

Grammar: DOL  15

7- Parent Teacher Conferences

Wiki conference

Romeo and Juliet:  Finish reading Act 2

Act 2 quiz

Grammar: DOL  16 test

8- NO SCHOOL

11-TCAP

Grammar: DOL  17

12-TCAP

Wiki conference

Romeo and Juliet

Watch balcony scenes: compare

Read act 3.1- tableaux vivants

Grammar: DOL  17

13-TCAP

Wiki conference

Romeo and Juliet: practice tableaux

Read Act 3. 2-5

Grammar: DOL  17

14-TCAP

Wiki conference

Romeo and Juliet:

Perform tableaux

Finish reading Act 3

 

Quiz on act 3

Grammar: DOL  17

15

Wiki conference

Romeo and Juliet:  Read act 4

Grammar: DOL  18 test

18

Romeo and Juliet: Finish Reading act 4

Quiz

Get copy of AWNM

Grammar: DOL  19

19

Romeo and Juliet: Read act 5

Get copy of AWNM

Grammar: DOL  19

20

Romeo and Juliet: Read act 5: watch ending scenes

Quiz

Get copy of AWNM

Grammar: DOL  19

21

Romeo and Juliet: review

Introduce performance assign

Grammar: DOL  19

Get copy of AWNM

22

Romeo and Juliet: TEST

Grammar: DOL  20 test

25- Spring Break

26- Spring Break

27- Spring Break

28-Spring Break

29-Spring Break

April 1

Romeo and Juliet: Performance assign: cut lines, memorize lines

Get copy of AWNM

Grammar: DOL  21

2

Romeo and Juliet

Performance assign: stage directions, memorize lines

Get copy of AWNM

Grammar: DOL  21

3-

Romeo and Juliet

Performance assign: costumes, set, memorize lines

 Get copy of AWNM

Grammar: DOL  21

4

Romeo and Juliet

Performance assign: final rehearsal

Get copy of AWNM

Grammar: DOL  21

5

Romeo and Juliet: performances

Get copy of AWNM

Grammar: DOL  22 test

HW: Drive “What’s your Sentence?” (154-155),

8 AWNM

Introduce AWNM project: TED Talk- What Matters to You? (to education? To the world?)

Passion.Drive.Desire.

Hope. “Spread an idea worth spreading”

Drive “What’s your sentence?” (154-55)-due Friday

Introduce TED video blogging( watch 8 videos- blog and link to each video- see description of blog entries) Begin looking at TED talks- explain talk requirements- must watch 8 (set-up Google Reader?) Difference between TED and TEDx videos

Sign up for Fishbowls

Read intro-3(due Wed)

Watch this

Grammar: DOL  23

9

Read intro-3(due Wed

John Cleese: Creativity

Grammar: DOL  23

10-PLC day

Examine Brains- reflect on blog

Read

Grammar: DOL  23

Examine brains online test 

(better exam)

Discuss preparations for fishbowling non-fiction versus fiction.

Preparation of questions, annotations, analysis, connections.

(How might this look and be different?)

11

Discuss intro –chapter 3: practice fishbowl

Sign up for fishbowls: lead once, discuss once

Grammar: DOL  23

12

Possible: Charlene Brock

Introducing the Six Senses and Chapter Four: Design

Read

Watch Olympics opening Ceremony

Debrief on fishbowl

Grammar: DOL 24 test

15

Q and A Day

TED talk day: Watch Sir Ken Robinson: Show Sir Ken Robinson video- Blog 1

Blogging ideas: (these are idea starters- be reflective)

1-What are your take aways from this video?

2-What are the speaker’s effective speaking techniques?

3- What is his/her presentation style?

4-What matters from this video? How does it connect to you personally? To education? To the world?

Read “The Puzzling Puzzles of Harry Harlow and Edward Deci”

Portfolio activities: Design

Drive” What’s your sentence”

Grammar: DOL  25

16

Read “The Rise and Fall of Motivation 2.0”

HW: watch TED video and blog-2

Grammar: DOL  25

17

TED talk day: Dan Pink- - Blog 3

Read: “Seven Reasons Carrots and Sticks (Often) Don’t Work”

Portfolio activities: Story

Grammar: DOL  25

18

Fishbowl: Design

 Per. 2:

 Per. 3:

 Per. 4:

 Per. 5:

Grammar: DOL  25, HW: bring in an example of Story

19

Q and A Day: debrief on fishbowl

Show and tell examples of stories: Honey Bunches of Oats

Chapter Five: Story

Read

Grammar: DOL  26 test

22

TED talk day: Clay Shirky, How cognitive surplus will change the world http://bit.ly/TEDshirky  (13 minutes)- Blog 4

Portfolio activities: Symphony

Grammar: DOL  27

23 ACT Day

work on blog 4

Grammar: DOL  27

24

Fishbowl: Story

Per. 2:

Per. 3:

Per. 4:

Per. 5:

Grammar: DOL  27

25

Chapter Six: Symphony

Read

Debrief on fishbowl

Q and A Day

Grammar: DOL  27

HW: watch TED video and blog-5, bring in example of Symphony

26-Spring Assembly

TED blog 5 due

Bring in Former TED talkers

Watch TED talks: 10-11 and Ustream

READ!

Catch-up day

hare examples of symphony, Do a Symphony portfolio example

Grammar: DOL  28 test

29

Fishbowl: Symphony

Per. 2:

Per. 3:

Per. 4:

Per. 5:  

HW: watch TED video and blog-7

Grammar: DOL  29

30

TED blog 7 due

Chapter Seven: Empathy (watch linked video)

Read, Debrief on fishbowl, Q and A day, Empathy quotient tests

Grammar: DOL  29

HW: Create own motivational poster (Drive 160), Dan Pink Questions due Monday

May 1-PLC Day

Work on Subject of TED talk-What Matters to you?

Conference 1-1

TED Talk Day: Dave Eggers - Blog 6

Portfolio activities: Empathy

Grammar: DOL  29

HW: watch TED video and blog-7

2

DUE: Subject of TED talk-What Matters to you?

Grammar: DOL  29

Conference 1-1

Chapter Eight: Play:

Video games

Read

Debrief on fishbowl

HW:

3

What is Ignite or Pecha Kucha style — 20 slides of 15 to 20 seconds each

Presentation overview: They will use “What Matters (to You)?” as their ‘essential question’ to explore for their own TEDxProject Talk.   

Essentially, they will select a topic based on something that truly “matters” to them and craft a 20-slide presentation to go with it. (5 minute presentation)

Read: “…and the Special Circumstances When They Do”

TED talk day: watch TED video and blog-8

Grammar: DOL  30 test

6

TED blogs due!

Chapter Nine: Meaning

Watch Celebrate What’s Right with the World- Dewitt Jones

Read

Debrief on fishbowl

Q and A Day

Portfolio activities

7

Skype with Daniel Pink 9:30-10:30 am

8

Read: “Type I and Type X”

Work on slides- individual meetings

9

Work on slides- individual meetings

10

Work on presentation slides- 1 min

13

Fishbowl: Meaning

Per. 2:

Per. 3:

Per. 4:

Per. 5:

14

Work on presentation slides: introduction- 2min

15

Work on presentation slides-3 min

16

Work on presentation slides- 4 min

Decide order of presentations

17

Work on presentation slides- 5min

20-Finals

Finals- Present TED talk at final classes

21-Finals

Finals- Present TED talk at final classes

22-Finals

Finals- Present TED talk at final classes-Period 5 will stay after school

23-Graduation

24-Finals