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Spring 2013


January 28 - February 1

Monday, Jan 28

- introductions

- pre-write ‘who are you?’

- science questions / beach ball

- if I could time travel....

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Tuesday, Jan 29

- gradual release of responsibility

- rough draft of letter

Wednesday, Jan 30

- introduction letters due

- creative writing

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Thursday, Jan 31

- reading creative writing

- notes on what sci fi is

- annotating types of science fiction

Friday, Feb 1

- life advice about emails

- in-class writing #1

1) establish a profession email / sign into GOOGLE DRIVE APP

2) create a new document

3) share said document with KATRINA.KENNETT@GMAIL.COM  AND

KKENNETT@TEACHER.PLYMOUTH.K12.MA.US

4) name your document

     FIRST LAST : SCI FI : ASSIGNMENT

     Ben Kennedy : Sci Fi : In-Class Writing #1

5) complete assignment

Paragraph one (informative): what is science fiction?

Paragraph two (explanatory): what kind of science fiction most interests you and why?

Paragraph three (argumentative): why should people read / watch science fiction?

February 4  - February 8

Monday, Feb 4

- sub plans

complete the sub plans

write a creative short story

Tuesday, Feb 5

- science fiction curriculum

- Time Travel

From The Sound of Thunder by Ray Bradbury

‘The Sound of Thunder’ by Ray Bradbury

Did you like this? Try...

- ‘Frost and Fire’ p273

- ‘The Time Machine’ p324

Wednesday, Feb 6

- check in with Time Travel

- Aliens / Alien Worlds

From The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury

‘The Third Expedition’ by Ray Bradbury p32

Like this? Try reading...

- p78-86 ‘Night Meeting’

- p102-103 ‘The Naming of Names’

- p119-131 ‘The Martian’

- p166-172 ‘There Will Come Soft Rains’

Thursday, Feb 7

- check Alien Notes

- Technology

- ‘The Pedestrian’

Friday, Feb 8

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Blizzard Day

February 11 - 15

Monday

Blizzard Day

Tuesday

Blizzard Day

Wednesday

Delayed Start

Thursday

Delayed Start

Reading / Writing

Friday

Reading / Writing

February 25 - March 1

Monday, Feb 25

Computer Lab

Tuesday, Feb 26

Computer Lab

- create a google spreadsheet and share it with my emails

Wednesday, Feb 27

No Ms. K

Thursday, Feb 28

Paper #1 due

Friday, March 1

March 4 - March 8

Monday, March 4

- creative writing!

- reading schedule

- reading / writing

Prompt!

    - has to involve a plague

    - roll the die to figure else what else

Tuesday, March 5

- mini-lesson

Wednesday, March 6 - ½ day

- EdCafe schedule

- creative writing

Prompt!

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Thursday, March 7

- reading

Friday, March 8

- EdCafe #1

March 18 - 22

Monday, March 18

- check in

- IMC

- idea development

Tuesday, March 19

- check in

- computer lab

- outline

Wednesday, March 20

- check in

- IMC

- rough drafting

Thursday, March 21

- computer lab ‘

- edit

Friday, March 22

- computer lab

- final papers / projects