2nd QUARTER -- OCTOBER THROUGH DECEMBER

Day 1

Monday, October 15th and Tuesday, October 16th

Google Slide of Day 1 Q2 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  • UNIT THREE:  RHETORIC IN SPEECH AND POLITICAL MESSAGES
  • Introduce terms on quizlet (Receive hard copy)
  • Presentation on Satire
  • Satire in speech
  • Scavenger Hunt (Check Google Classroom under CLASSWORK for assignment)
  • Homework: Study quizlet terms for Nov 2 (A day) and Nov 5 (B day)Finish scavenger hunt and turn in to turnitin.com by the start of the next class

Day 2

Wednesday, October 17th and Thursday, October 18th

Google Slide of Day 2 Q2 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  • NEED TO TALK ABOUT English EE (Check Google Classroom for link)
  • Text and Genre:
  • Homework: Study quizlet terms for Nov 2 (A day) and Nov 5 (B day)

Day 3

Friday, October 19th and Monday, October 22nd

Google Slide for Day 3 Q2 Agenda  (Click link for detailed agenda)

  • Question #3: How and why is a social group represented in a particular way?
  • Look at rhetoric of senate debate on 9/22
  • Homework: Look for a speech to analyze for Written Task #1

Day 4

Tuesday, October 23rd and Wednesday, October 24th

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24TH PSAT 11th GRADE

Google Slide for Day 4 Q2 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

A day meets on Tuesday, B day will NOT have class due to the PSAT

  • Journal 5 Simile
  • Reader, Culture and Text
  • Homework: Work on Proposal (see google classroom) after reviewing Written Task 2 instructions,  and find speech to analyze

Day 5

Thursday, October 25th and Friday, October 26th

Google Slide for Day 5 Q2 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  • Reader, Culture and Text
  • Question #2: If the text had been written in a different time or place or language or for a different audience, how and why might it differ?
  • Analyze Oprah’s Golden Globe Speech
  • Video
  • SHARE OUT and discuss
  • Homework: Finish your proposal for Written Task #2

Day 6

Monday, October 29th and Tuesday, October 30th

Google Slide for Day 6 Q2 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  • Proposal Due for Written Task 2
  • Play kahoot to review quizlet
  • While I conference with you, you can work with a partner on the following activity.
  • Text and Genre: Question 5: How does the text conform to, or deviate from, the conventions of a particular genre, and for what purpose?
  • What does she suggest about identity through this unconventional Ted Talk?
  • Review Exemplars of Written Task 2

Day 7

Wednesday, October 31st and Thursday, November 1st

 Google Slide for Day 7 Q2 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  • Journal 10  Rhetorical Device Anadiplosis (TURN IN
  • (Submit through Turnitin.com) FORMATIVE ASSIGNMENT OCTOBER JOURNALS
  • Work time on written task 2
  • HOMEWORK: Work on Written Task 2

Day 8

Friday, November 2nd and Monday, November 5th

Google Slide for Day 8 Q2 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

Day 9

Tuesday, November 6th and Wednesday, November 7th

Google Slide for Day 9 Q2 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

Day 10

Thursday, November 8th and Friday, November 9th

Google Slide for Day 10 Q2 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  • JOURNALS 3 Hyperbole 
  • WRITTEN TASK TWO DUE IN TURNITIN.COM
  • Share in small groups
  • Instructions for Further Oral Activity
  • Receive proposal and begin working
  • Homework: Begin working on Further Oral Activity proposal (see Google Classroom unde CLASSWORK)

Day 11

Monday, November 12th and Tuesday, November 13th

Wednesday, November 14th SERVICE LEARNING

Google Slide for Day 11 Q2 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  • JOURNAL 4  Parenthesis 
  • prepare for Further Oral Activity Presentations
  • further oral activity
  • Explain order of presentations (randomizer)
  • Work on  proposal and begin working
  • Once you have finished your proposal, meet with your teacher to discuss
  • Instructions for Further Oral Activity

Day 12

Thursday, November 15th and Friday, November 16th

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Google Slide for Day 12 Q2 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

Day 13

Monday, November 26th and Tuesday, November 27th

Google Slide for Day 13 Q2 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  • JOURNAL 6    Allusion JOURNAL  TURN IN NOVEMBER IN TURNITINCOM
  • Reflection due after the presentation as a formative grade
  • Your presentation due in TURNITIN.COM as a summative grade
  • Last day to prepare for Further Oral Activity Presentations

Day 14

Wednesday, November 28th and Thursday, November 29th

Google Slide for Day 14 Q2 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  • Instructions for Further Oral Activity
  • FURTHER ORAL ACTIVITY PRESENTATIONS
  • Once you present, you will need to fill out the Reflection.

Day 15

Friday, November 30th and Monday, December 3rd

Google Slide for Day 15 Q2 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

Day 16

Tuesday, December 4th and Wednesday, December 5th

Google Slide for Day 16Q2 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  • FURTHER ORAL ACTIVITY PRESENTATIONS

Day 17

Thursday, December 6th and Friday, December 7th

Google Slide for Day 17 Q2 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  • FURTHER ORAL ACTIVITY PRESENTATIONS

Day 18

Monday, December 10th and Tuesday, December 11th

Google Slide for Day 18 Q2 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

Day 19th

Wednesday, December 12th and Thursday, December 13th

Exams begin Friday, December 14th  and end on Wednesday, December 19th

Google Slide for Day 19 Q2 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

Summative Assessments

Written Task #2

Further Oral Activity

Formative Assignments

Socratic seminar (Cultural Legacy Media/Outliers)

October Journals

November Journals

Written Task 2 Proposal

Further Oral Activity Proposal

Reflection


SPRING 11th grade Language & Literature Year One: Part One

3rd QUARTER: JANUARY - MARCH

DAY 1

Tuesday, January 8th and Wednesday, January 9th

3QD1 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  1. According to this article, why do people coin new words? Can you think of other reasons why?
  2. What are the chances of these 'anti-technology' words becoming standardized, everyday words for years to come? Why do you think this? Why does Susie Dent think this?
  3. How does context determine the coinage of these words? How might a change in context over the next 25 years change the need for these words?

DAY 2

Thursday, January 10th and Friday, January 11th

3QD2 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

DAY 3

Monday, January 14th and Tuesday, January 15th

3QD3 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • Work on presentation for evolution of language
  • Source Sheets - Work on Source Sheets
  • Discuss how turnitin.com can let you upload once a day to check your ability to paraphrase effectively

DAY 4

Wednesday, January 16th and Thursday, January 17th

3QD4 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • Work on presentation for evolution of language
  • Source Sheets - Work on Source Sheets
  • Mrs. MacFarland will be out for 12th grade oral commentaries

DAY 5

Friday, January 18th and Tuesday, January 22nd

MLKJr Day Monday January 21st,

Tuesday, January 23rd Service Learning Day

3QD5 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • Jan MacWatters comes to talk about citing sources and researching for presentation
  • Work on Source Sheets
  • Mrs. MacFarland will be out for 12th grade oral commentaries

DAY 6

Thursday, January 24th and Friday, January 25th

3QD611th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • NOTES DUE in turnitin.com (Notes due by the end of class in turnitin.com)
  • Last day to work on presentation

Mrs. MacFarland will be out for 12th grade oral commentaries.

DAY 7

Monday, January 28th and Tuesday, January 29th

3QD7 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • Evolution of Language Presentations (Test Grade)
  • Submit your presentation to turnitin.com.

DAY 8

Wednesday, January 30th and Thursday, January 31st

3QD8 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • Finish presentations -- Evolution of Language Presentations (Test Grade)

DAY 9

Friday, February 1st and Monday, February 4th

3QD9 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • Introduce Pygmalion--Discuss Ovid's Myths: Pygmalion and Galatea
  • Begin Pygmalion -Act I

DAY 10

Tuesday, February 5th and Wednesday, February 6th

3QD10 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • BEGIN FEBRUARY JOURNALS
  • JOURNAL #1:  
  • PART ONE: Higgins identifies Eliza’s neighborhood and upbringing simply by listening to her accent. What have you noticed so far in the play about how people judge others by their language?
  • PART TWO: Do such judgments and assumptions occur in our society?
  • Read Pygmalion  Act II

DAY 11

Thursday, February 7th and Friday, February 8th

3QD11 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • JOURNAL#2:
  • PART ONE: Mrs. Pearce treats Eliza in a condescending manner. What does her attitude toward the Eliza reflect about Mrs. Pearce’s view of place in society? Mrs. Pearce is a housekeeper, so how does she think of herself in relation to Eliza in the social hierarchy?
  • Read Pygmalion  Act III

DAY 12

Monday, February 11th and Tuesday, February 12th

3QD12 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • JOURNAL #3: Shaw explores class distinctions throughout the play. How are classes represented in the play, and what factors allow for people to be part of a group? How do we see people who try to move beyond their social class?
  • Finish play if need be --Pygmalion
  • Watch video

DAY 13

Wednesday, February 13th SERVICE LEARNING

 Thursday, February 14th and Friday, February 15th

3QD13 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • Journal #4:
  • Part 1) In what specific ways does she change, and why? Are the changes mostly superficial or deep changes?
  • Part 2) Consider Liza's statement at the end of the ambassador's party: "nothing can make me the same as these people." Is she now really transformed into a duchess? Why, or why not?

DAY 14

Monday, February 18th PRESIDENT’S DAY

Tuesday, February 19th and Wednesday, February 20th

3QD14 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

DAY 15

Thursday, February 21st and Friday, February 22nd

3QD15 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • Half the time
  • Literary Circles
  • Read and prepare for first discussion

DAY 16

Monday, February 25th and Tuesday, February 26th

3QD16 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • Half the time
  • Literary Circles
  • Read and prepare for first discussion

DAY 17

Wednesday, February 27th and Thursday, February 28th

3QD17 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • DISCUSSION #1 (33% of book read) Journal #1 DUE
  • Conference with teacher
  • After discussion, work on Written Task #1
  • Read 45 minutes
  • Written Task #1  Proposal Due

Work Written Task #1

DAY 18

Friday, March 1st and  Monday, March 4th

3QD18 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • Read 45 minutes
  • Work on Written Task 45 minutes

DAY 19

Tuesday, March 5th and Wednesday, March 6th

3QD19 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • DISCUSSION #2 -JOURNAL #2 DUE
  •  Work on Written Task after the discussion

DAY 20

Thursday, March 7th and Friday, March 8th

3QD20 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  •  Work on Written Task  and finalize
  • Send link to your teacher for our Digital Gallery Walk on Padlet

Day 21

Monday, March 11th and Tuesday, March 12th

3QD21 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • WRITTEN TASK 1 DUE
  • Publication Day--share
  • PADLET: Leave positive comments :)
  • Finish preparing for last discussion next class
  • Finish journal entry and finish book for Discussion Three

Day 22nd

Wednesday, March 13th and Thursday, March 14th

3QD22 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • Discussion Three-JOURNAL #3 DUE (Journals due in Turnitin.com)
  • SUBMIT JOURNALS LITERARY CIRCLES (MARCH JOURNALS)
  • Introduce last unit of the year, UNIT 6: LANGUAGE, IDENTITY,  AND CULTURE
  • Gender (inequality, constructions of masculinity and femininity)
  • Language and communities (nation/region, subcultures)
  •  The Red Stockings (Emilia Pardo-Bazan)  handout

Friday, March 15th Service Learning Day

Last Day of Quarter

No Classes, Service Learning

Summative Assessments

Evolution of English Language

Written Task 1

Formative Assessments

Source Sheets (Research Notes for Evolution of Language Presentation)

Journal #1 Literary Circles

Journal #2 Literary Circles

Journal #3 Literary Circles

Class Activities

SPRING 11th grade Language & Literature Year One: Part One

4th QUARTER:  MARCH- MAY

DAY 1

Monday, March 25th and Tuesday, March 26th

4QD1 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • JOURNAL
  • Introduce Magical Realism
  • Language and belief (religious discourse, mythology)  “The Most Beautiful Drowned Man in the World” (Marquez), “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” (Marquez), “Tuesday Siesta” (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
  • Read “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings”
  • Language and social relations (social and professional status, race)  “Tuesday Siesta” (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
  • Color marking activity with “Tuesday Siesta” Language and power (linguistic imperialism, propaganda)  :  "One of these Days" (Marquez)

DAY 2

Wednesday, March 27th and Thursday, March 28th

4QD2 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

DAY 3

Friday, March 29th and Monday, April 1st

4QD3 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

DAY 4

Tuesday, April 2nd and Wednesday, April 3rd

4QD4 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

DAY 5

Thursday, April 4th and Friday, April 5th

4QD5 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

DAY 6

Monday, April 8th and Tuesday, April 9th

4QD6 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

DAY 7

Wednesday, April 10th and Thursday, April 11th

4QD7 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • Written Task #2 Due
  • “So Long a Letter” (French translated into English)

DAY 8

Friday, April 12th and Monday, April 15th

4QD8 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • “So Long a Letter”

DAY 9

Tuesday, April 16th and Wednesday, April 17th

4QD9 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • “So Long a Letter”
  • Introduce Further Oral Activity

DAY 10

Thursday, April 18th and Tuesday, April 23rd

Friday, April 19th HOLIDAY

Monday, April 22nd Professional Development Day

4QD10 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • JOURNAL
  • Prepare for Further Oral Activity

DAY 11

Wednesday, April 24th and Thursday, April 25

4QD11 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • JOURNAL
  • Prepare for Further Oral Activity

DAY 12

Friday, April 26th and Monday, April 29th

4QD12 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • JOURNAL
  • Prepare for Further Oral Activity

DAY 13

Tuesday, April 30th and Wednesday, May 1st

4QD13 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

DAY 14

Thursday, May 2nd and Friday, May 3rd

4QD14 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

DAY 15

Monday, May 6th and Tuesday, May 7th

4QD15 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

DAY 16

Wednesday, May 8th and Thursday, May 9th

4QD16 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

DAY 17

Friday, May 10th and Monday, May 13th

4QD17 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

DAY 18

Tuesday, May 14th and Wednesday, May 15th

4QD18 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • Finalize Written Task #1 ( and Written Task #2
  • You now have written TWO Written Task #1s and TWO Written Task #2s. Now, you choose one of each that you want to finalize for IB.
  • Your teacher  will  grade the selected TASK  for your exam grade using the IB rubric. Your  final exam grade will be a predicted grade for your external assessment for Written Task #2.
  • You need to submit a FINAL DRAFT FOR WRITTEN TASK 1 and WRITTEN TASK 2 in TURNITIN.COM.
  • Written Task 1 Rubric
  • Written Task 2 Rubric

DAY 19

Thursday, May 16th and Friday, May 17th

4QD19 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • Determine which tasks you want to revise for IB external assessment

DAY 20

Monday, May 20th

AB DAY ALL CLASSES MEET

4QD20 11th Grade  PowerPoint Agenda

  • Determine which tasks you want to revise for IB external assessment

FINAL EXAM

  • SUBMIT TASK FOR EXTERNAL ASSESSMENTS
  • RECEIVED A PREDICTED GRADE FOR YOUR FINAL EXAM GRADE

Tuesday, May 21st: 1st and 2nd Exams

Wednesday, May 22nd: 3rd and 4th Exams

Thursday, May 23rd: 5th and 6th Exams

Friday, May 24th: 7th and 8th period exams

Summative Assessments

Creative Writing Essay

Further Oral Activity

Formative Assessments

Journals


Fall 11th grade Language & Literature Year One: Part Two Mass Communications

1ST QUARTER -- AUGUST THROUGH OCTOBER

Day 1 (30 minute classes)

Wednesday, August 8th

  1. Day One Agenda
  2. Welcome!
  3. Please bring your computer everyday from now on.
  4. Ice Breakers

Day 2

Thursday, August 9 and Friday, August 10th

  1. UNIT 1: Defining Media Literacy
  2. Welcome! Defining media literacy.
  3. JOURNAL #1 Introduction Activity 
  4. Develop a class media consumption list
  5. Develop your Own Media Assignment introduced and modeled
  6. Bring your computer to every class--you will journal every day in a google doc

Day 3

Monday, August 13th and Tuesday, August 14th

Google Slide of Day 3 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  1. JOURNAL #2 Analogy
  2. Review syllabus and sign acknowledgement
  3. Review rubric for Journals and Create Your Own Media Rubric
  4. Media Webquest (watch the two videos under Target Practice)
  5. Group activity: Target Practice --identifying target market for advertising
  6. With any time remaining, Develop your Own Media Assignment
  7. HOMEWORK: Begin Outliers for homework, INTRO AND CHAPTER ONE  due on Day 6, Tuesday, 8/21 and Wednesday, 8/22

Day 4

Wednesday, August 15th and Thursday, August 16th

Google Slide of Day 4 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  1. JOURNAL #3  Rhetorical Device Hypophora  .
  2. Review rubric for Journals and Create Your Own Media Rubric
  3. Work time on Develop Your Own Media Assignment or Read Outliers Intro and Chapter One.
  4. We present next class for the Create Your Own Media Assignment
  5. Work on  Develop your Own Media Assignment

Day 5

Friday, August 17th and Monday, August 20th

Google Slide of Day 5 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

JOURNAL #4 Rhetorical Device Rhetorical Questions 

Develop Your Own Media Assignment Due (MINOR GRADE) (linkDevelop your Own Media Assignment ) (Formative grade)

Share presentations

 Finish Outliers for homework, INTRO &  chapter ONE due on Day 6

Day 6

Tuesday, August 21st and Wednesday, August 22nd

Google Slide of Day 6 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  1. JOURNAL #5  Logos, Pathos, Ethos 
  2. Outliers, Introduction Due  AND CHAPTER ONE
  3. Finish presentations
  4. Discuss reading  ROSETO MYSTERY & THE MATTHEW EFFECT
  5. Journal #6: Intro and Chapter One
  1. After reading Chapter one, respond to the following questions:
  2. Part One: (intro) What were the key findings about the Rosetto mystery to why people lived longer in that community? Did you find this surprising? Why or why not?
  3. Part Two: (ch. 1) What is the Matthew Effect? What suggestions does Gladwell make for how to even the playing field and give more athletes and students an opportunity to succeed?
  4. Write 4 to 5 sentences for each Part, so 8-10 sentences total.  
  1. Homework:Read Outliers for homework, chapter TWO, 10,000 HOUR RULE

Day 7

Thursday, August 23rd and Friday, August 24th

Google Slide of Day 7 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  1. Chapter Two Due
  2. JOURNAL  over chapter two for Outliers
  1. What is the significance of the 10,000-Hour Rule? Where in your life can you implement the 10,000-Hour Rule? What is the significance of “Practice isn’t the thing you do once you’re good. It’s the thing you do that makes you good”?
  1. Textual Bias Group activity
  2. HOMEWORK: Read Outliers for homework, chapter THREE TROUBLE WITH GENIUSES  PART ONE

Day 8

Monday, August 27th and Tuesday, August 28th

Wednesday, August 29th Service Learning Day

Google Slide of Day 8 Agenda(Click link for detailed agenda)

  1. Ch 3 due
  2. Reading Check Quiz Ch. 1-3 (formative grade)
  3. JOURNAL #9  the  medium 
  4. Guided Practice: Analyze an article looking at rhetorical language (“What is the true definition of success?”)
  5. Discuss modes of writing
  6. Read Outliers for homework, chapter FOUR TROUBLE WITH GENIUSES  PART TWO

Day 9

Thursday, August 30th and Friday, August 31st

Google Slide of Day 9 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  1. Ch. 4 due
  2. Journal #11: Does IQ factor into success according to Gladwell? Explain referring back to the book, especially ch. 3 pp 79-89
  3. Group Practice Activity: Practice Paper One: do as a group activity with Text C and D. Diagram to help you: PANDAS analyze one of the sources for Contextual Analysis
  4. (TURN AUGUST JOURNALS to TURNITIN.COM) (formative grade)
  5. Use Padlet.com
  6. Receive digital handout for SOCRATIC SEMINAR; Discuss Paper One Assignment
  7. Use Textual Analysis Worksheet to help you: PANDAS
  8. Homework: Prepare for Seminar on Day 11

Day 10

Monday, September 3rd LABOR DAY

Tuesday, September 4th and Wednesday, September 5th

Google Slide of Day 10 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  1. Work time on preparing for the seminar next class.
  2. Prepare PAPER outline for first Paper One Practice: USE TEXTUAL ANALYSIS WORKSHEET
  3. Use Padlet.com --CHOOSE TWO FORMS OF MEDIA TO COMPARE AND CONTRAST in your Socratic seminar handout (see google classroom for

Day 11

Thursday, September 6th

And Friday September 7th

Google Slide of Day 11 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  1. SOCRATIC SEMINAR (TURN IN TO Turnitin.com)
  2. Submit Socratic seminar questions AFTER you complete the reflection during the seminar. While you are in the outer circle, you should be reflecting on what is being said in the inner circle.
  3. Prepare an outline to help you for Paper One
  4. Homework:  Prepare an outline to help you for Paper One; choose which TWO texts you will compare and contrast  for Paper One on Monday, September 10th and Tuesday, September 11th

Day 12

Monday, September 10th and Tuesday, September 11th

Google Slide of Day 12 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  1. PAPER ONE PRACTICE (SUMMATIVE) (HANDWRITTEN IN CLASS)
  2. TURN in OUTLINE with PAPER ONE
  3. Read Outliers for homework, chapter FIVE THREE LESSONS OF JOE FLOM

Day 13

Wednesday, September 12th and Thursday, September 13th

Google Slide of Day 13 Agenda(Click link for detailed agenda)

  1. Ch. 5 due
  2. Receive template for September Journals through Google Classroom
  3. JOURNAL #1 Explain how starting out with adversity can sometimes end up as opportunity? Have you had an experience similar to this in your life? How does this either compare or contrast to Flom’s experience? Consider pages 116-128
  4. UNIT 2 :CONSTRUCTING RACE AND GENDER
  5. Read “Talk of the Sandbox…” by Deborah Tannen
  6. BLOG ABOUT ARTICLE on Mrsmacfarland.com at  https://www.mrsmacfarland.com/11th-ll-blog
  7. Homework: Read chapter six, HARLAN, KENTUCKY

Day 14

Friday, September 14th and Monday, September 17th

Google Slide of Day 14 Agenda(Click link for detailed agenda)

  1. Ch 6 Due
  2. JOURNAL#2: Ch. 6 Outliers: What consensus did the sociologists come to for what was plaguing the small towns of Appalachian mountains? How do cultures of honor play a factor in the violence of the small towns? Explain.
  3. Language and Persuasion Handout
  4. discuss  Written Task One
  5. Stereotypes in media
  6. Receive written instructions for Written Task #1 (hardcopy and through google classroom)
  7. Receive proposal through google classroom
  8. Homework: Read chapter seven: The Ethnic Theory of Plane Crashes and start thinking about written task #1 (creative exploration)

Day 15

Tuesday, September 18th and Wednesday, September 19th

Google Slide of Day 15 Agenda(Click link for detailed agenda)

  1. JOURNAL over Ch. 7:
  1. PART ONE: How do cultural legacies play a factor with the Ethnic Theory of Plane Crashes? How did the Korean and Colombian cultures of “mitigated speech”  (see page 194, Chapter 7, part 7) and “high power distance” (see pages 205-207, part 10)  contribute to plain crashes?
  2. PART TWO: What similarities do you see between your parents and you, your grandparents and you, etc? Do you see any specific patterns of cultural legacies that are being passed down from generation to generation as far as belief systems, mannerisms, and/or expectations?
  1. Continue discussion  Written Task One
  1. Review an exemplar 1 and exemplar 2 and exemplar 3
  2. Exemplar 4 and Exemplar 5
  1. Receive paper one essays back and review a student exemplar 
  2. Work on Written Task One Proposal
  3. Homework: Work on Written Task One Proposal due on Thursday

Day 16

Thursday, September 20th and Friday, September 21st

Google Slide of Day 16 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  1. Review Media Literacy Presentation
  2. Journal: After the video, respond to the prompt: What was the video’s main argument?How can we be open-minded in today’s world of media despite the challenges discussed?
  3. Written Task Proposal DUE
  4. Conference with the teacher
  5. Homework: Work on Written Task One and read Ch. 8

Day 17

Monday, September 24th and Tuesday, September 25th

Google Slide of Day 17 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  1. Ch. 8 Due
  2. Journal: Outliers
  1. How does the occupation of a wet-rice farmer relate to chapter two: 10,000-hour rule? How did rice paddy farmers become successful even though they didn’t have money for expensive machines? What do Chinese proverbs reveal about their culture? Explain.
  2. Consider pages 236 -239.
  1. Turn in September Journals
  2. Work on Written Task
  3. HOMEWORK: Work on Written Task One

Day 18

Wednesday, September 26th and Thursday, September 27th

Google Slide of Day 18 Agenda(Click link for detailed agenda)

  1. WORK TIME
  2. reflect on  rubric for  Written Task One
  3. Finish written task #1 for next class

Day 19

Friday, September 28th and Monday, October 1st

Google Slide of Day 19 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  1. Written Task One Due (SUMMATIVE) DUE IN TURNITIN.COM
  2. Written Task One Instructions
  3. Print and have a gallery walk outside
  4. Gallery Walk instructions through PADLET
  5. Class discussion
  6. HOMEWORK Read Chapter Nine, Marita’s Bargain for Day 20, October 2 (A Day) or October 3 (B day)

Day 20

Tuesday, October 2nd and Wednesday, October 3

Google Slide of Day 20 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

AGENDA

  1. Journal over ch. 9
  1. JOURNAL #1 for October Journals (use the new template under Classwork  in Google Classroom)
  2. According to Karl Alexander’s research about disadvantaged kids and the KIPPS Schools,  what happens to the “achievement gap” between wealthy and poor students from first grade to fifth grade? How can different parenting styles play a role in the achievement gap? What does Gladwell suggest at the end of the chapter to improve the situation? See pages 255-258 and 260 - 263.
  1. Finish reading and work on Socratic seminar questions for Outliers
  1. Check Google Classroom for assignment under COURSEWORK, and for the link to padlet.com under STREAM.
  1. Homework: Read Epilogue, prepare for seminar next class

Day 21

Thursday, October 4th and Friday, October 5th

FALL BREAK

END OF QUARTER

Google Slide of Day 21 Agenda (Click link for detailed agenda)

  1. Book finished.
  2. SOCRATIC SEMINAR (TURN IN TO TURNITIN.COM) OVER OUTLIERS
  3. NO HOMEWORK

MAJOR

Paper One

Written Task One

MINOR GRADES

August Journals

Proposals for Written Task #1

September Journals

Socratic Seminar (Success)

Socratic Seminar (Outliers)

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