Unit 6: On Trial

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Assignment Name

Date

Assignment Title

Due

Date

1

Homework: YIR Study Guide I | Book Club Journal

4/22

YIR Study Guide I | Book Club Journal

4/18- 4/20

2

Variety Show Reflection

4/16

Variety Show Reflection

4/16

3

Langston Hughes: Thank you Ma'am | Peer Revision

4/16, 4/17

Langston Hughes: Thank you Ma'am | Peer Revision

4/18

4

Historical Background for Book Club | Historical Argumentation: "Yes, but..." Abolition

4/18, 19

Historical Background for Book Club

4/18

5

WIR: On Trial and Book Club Quiz 1

4/20

Homework:YIR Study Guide II | Book Club Journal II|Change Unit Test Rebound

Due 4/27

6

Homework:YIR Study Guide II | Book Club Journal II| Civil War DBQ | Change Unit Test Rebound

Due: 4/27

Book Club Written Essay #1

4/27

7

Historical Argumentation: "Yes, but..." Causes of the Civil War

4/23

Jack London’s “To Build a Fire” study questions

5/23

8

Warm-up: Songs of the Civil War and Slavery I (Time Permitting)

4/24

The Early Americas/Read Chapter 14

As you read section 1, list main ideas for each topic listed on the table.

Civilizations

5/23

9

Warm-up: Songs of the Civil War and Slavery II and III (Time Permitting)

4/24

Book Club Final Essay-- Outline in class

5/11

10

Yes, but...Civil War events and leaders.

4/25

Children’s Book Deadline #1 | Year End Reflection

5/18

11

Book Club Written Essay #1

4/27

Children’s Book Character and Setting Profile

12

Homework: YIR Study GuideIII

Due: 5/4

13

Homework:  YIR Study GuideIV

Due: 5/11

14

Reconstruction

5/6

15

Book Club Final Essay-- Outline in class

5/11

16

Children’s Book Deadline #1 | Year End Reflection

5/18

17

Career Fair Survey

5/17

Children’s Book Character and Setting Profile

Unit 5: Change

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Due Date

Assignment Title

Due

Date

1

Homework Due This Week: Variety Show  | Pre Test

3/23

Homework Due This Week: Variety Show  | Pre Test

3/23

2

Harrison Bergeron Literary Analysis/Story

3/19- 3/23

Harrison Bergeron Literary Analysis/Story

3/19- 3/23

3

Bergeron Response to Lit

3/26

Bergeron Response to Lit

3/26

4

Longfellow Comparison

3/30

Longfellow Comparison

3/30

Unit 4: Power

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Assignment Title

Due Date

Assignment Title

Due Date

1

Homework Due Friday: Character Matters Part IV

| Positive Outlook | LAL (Due 12/16) | You will need a copy of Ayn Rand’s Anthem by January 3, 2011

12/9

You will need a copy of Ayn Rand’s Anthem by January 3, 2011

1/3

2

OPTIONAL ASSIGNMENT

UNITED STATES ACHIEVEMENT ACADEMY ESSAY CONTEST

ESSAY FOR NOMINATED STUDENTS IN GRADES 5-12

TOPIC: How do you view the Role of the Teacher in Today’s Society?

1/10

OPTIONAL ASSIGNMENT

UNITED STATES ACHIEVEMENT ACADEMY ESSAY CONTEST

ESSAY FOR NOMINATED STUDENTS IN GRADES 5-12

TOPIC: How do you view the Role of the Teacher in Today’s Society?

1/10

3

Warm-up: After the Revolution | Notes on Articles of Confederation

12/6

Homework Due Friday: Character Matters Part IV

| Positive Outlook | LAL (Due 12/16) | You will need a copy of Ayn Rand’s Anthem by January 3, 2011

12/9

4

WIR--Art of Communication 11.6

12/7

West African Empires Chapter ⅚ Notes/Questions

12/14

5

Sea World Experience

12/8

Character Matters-You will need a printed/revised signed parent copy for class on Friday.

12/9

6

Homework Due Friday 12/16: Constitutional Convention | Positive Outlook | LAL

12/16

Homework Due Friday 12/16:  Positive Outlook | LAL

12/16

7

Homework Due Friday 1/6: Positive Outlook | Functional Documents 

1/6

Anthem Reading Journal

8

Writing and Ratifying the Constitution

1/6

Homework Due Friday 1/6: Positive Outlook 

1/6

9

Anthem Reading Journal 1 and 2

1/4 -1/5

Teachers are Heroes

1/13

10

Warm-up: Positive Outlook Redo

1/4

Buddhism, Confucianism, and Daoism

1/13

11

Warm-up: Positive Outlook Redo II (Google Group Discussion Forum)

1/6

Anthem-Chapters 1 and 2 must be read by Monday---Completed note sheet (chapters 1 and 2) must be ready to share on Monday

1/9

12

Homework due Friday: Teachers are Heroes | Positive Outlook | Anthem Chapters 3 & 4

1/13

Homework due Friday: Teachers are Heroes | Positive Outlook | Anthem Chapters 3 & 4

1/13

13

Warm-up: Spelling Bee--Latin Roots

1/11

Socratic: Prometheus and Gaea

1/17

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Assignment Title

Due Date

Assignment Title

Due

Date

1

Homework Due Fri.: Reading Log 3 |Using the Constitution |Anthem Rough Draft

1/27

Functional Documents/Resume

Class set of Resumes

1/27

2

Timeline of Political Issues of the 1790s-

1/23-25

Anthem Outlines Rough Draft due Friday!  Must be printed.

1/27

3

Warm-up: Bill to Law

1/24

Text References

1/27

4

Warm-up: Optimism | Michael J. Fox

1/25

Warm-up: Optimism

1/25

5

Optimism Part I

1/27

Optimism Part I

1/27

6

Warm-up: Optimism--Randy Pausch

1/28

Warm-up: Optimism--Randy Pausch

1/28

7

Homework Due Fri.: Anthem Partner Revision 1 | Optimism Part II | DBQ: Rise of Political Parties (Short answer questions only!)

2/2 & 2/3

Homework Due Fri.: Anthem Partner Revision 1 | Optimism Part II |

8

Notes on American Politics

1/30

Notes on Yuan and Ming Dynasties-Chapter 7 Section 4 Great Wall of China-research/notes

2/1

9

Warm-up: Hamilton vs. Jefferson

1/31

Anthem-Work Cited

2/3

10

WIR--Power 12.1

2/1

 Japan-Standard

11

Warm-up: Declaration of Human Rights

2/2

Warm-up: Declaration of Human Rights

2/2

12

Homework Due Friday: FPSP Current Events | Anthem Final Copy-printed w/cover sheet | Optimism Part III

2/10

Homework Due Friday: FPSP Current Events | Anthem Final Copy-printed w/cover sheet

 | Optimism Part III

13

Federalist #9

2/7

Japan-Powerpoint and Movie

2/10

14

Warm-up: Seneca Falls (Declaration of Sentiments)

2/7

Warm-up: Seneca Falls (Declaration of Sentiments)

15

Homework Due This Week: (and some due 3/9) Optimism Part IV |FPSP Team | Editorial Cartoon/Haiku

2/16

Homework Due This Week: (and some due 3/9) Optimism Part IV |FPSP Team| Editorial Cartoon/Haiku/Doodle 4 Google

2/16

16

Two Voice Poem: Hamilton vs. Jefferson

2/14

The FPSP Burrito Bash-order form and $ due Friday, February 17

2/17

17

Warm-up: Whiskey Rebellion

2/14

Homework Due This Week: (and some due 3/9) Optimism Part IV|Variety Show | Editorial Cartoon/Haiku

3/2

Guided Viewing: The US Presidents

2/16

50 BEST MOMs  Typed rough draft is due Monday

  3/5

19

Homework Due This Week: (and some due 3/9) Optimism Part V| Editorial Cartoon/Haiku

2/24

20

Homework Due This Week: (and some due 3/9) Optimism Part IV|Variety Show | Editorial Cartoon/Haiku

3/2

22

50 BEST MOM  Typed rough draft is due Monday

3/5

23

WIR--Power 12.2

2/29

24

Homework Due This Week: Editorial Cartoon/Haiku/Google Doodle | Variety Show 

3/9

25

Homework Due This Week: Variety Show  | Pre Test

3/23

26

Harrison Bergeron--Literary Analysis

3/19

2012 Resumes | Variety Show

Unit 3: Rules and Regulations.

Essential Question: How do I know what to do?

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/14

Warm-up: Ratification of the Constitution (yep, two warm-ups today)

1/11

Anthem Review Quiz

1/20

15

Warm-up: Federalism

1/12

Homework due Friday: Finish Reading Anthem and Make a Do/What Chart for 3 Prompts

1/20

16

Homework due Friday: Finish Reading Anthem and Make a Do/What Chart for 3 Prompts

1/20

Anthem Review Quiz

Short answer questions

1/20

/2017

DUE FRIDAY: Using the Constitution

1/27

Anthem--Text References

18

Socratic: Prometheus and Gaea

1/17

Anthem--Outline for Essay

Done w/ group during class on Friday--will be shared on Monday 1/23

19

Unit Review Quiz

1/20

Funtional Documents/Resume

20

Anthem Review Quiz

1/20

Unit 2: The Art of Communication.  

Essential Question: How do people get what they want?

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Assignment Title

Due Date

Assignment Title

Due Date

1

Homework Due Friday 10/14: FPSP--All in a Day’s Work Part III | Book Jacket | Reading Log

10/14

1

Due Friday 10/14: FPSP--All in a Day’s Work Part III

10/14

2

The Enlightenment in America

10/11-13

2

A Description of Ancient Architecture

10/14

3

Warm-up: Enlightenment Thinkers III

10/13

3

“Tell Tale Heart”  Questions 1-5

“Tell Tale Heart” text

10/14

4

Socratic: School Closure Plan Trickling Out

10/14

4

Rome-Chapter 2 Section 2 Cornell Notes

10/14

5

Homework Due Friday 10/21: FPSP--All in a Day’s Work Part IV | Book Jacket | PL Cluster Reorganization

10/21

5

“Tell Tale Heart” scene and caption Must be printed and ready to share on Wednesday

10/19

6

Notes on Colonization

10/18

6

Point Loma Cluster Reconfiguration

10/21

7

Colonial Travel Brochure

10/18

7

“Tell Tale Heart” Questions 1-8

10/19

8

WIR--Art of Communication 11.1

10/19

8

Rome -Chapter 2 Section 3 Cornell Notes/Pre-Test Questions must be answered in your notebook

10/21

9

Homework Due Friday: FPSP--All in a Day’s Work Part V | PL Cluster Reorganization Part II

10/28

9

Rome-Test Friday 10/21

10

DBQ #1: Causes of the Revolution

10/24

Vocabulary List # 4

11/2

11

Warm-up: Persuasive Techniques

10/25

Comparison of Religions-must be printed/ready to share at the start of class on 11/1

11/1

12

WIR--Art of Communication 11.2

10/27

Homework due Friday: FPSP- All in a Day’s Work Part VI and PL Cluster Reorganization Part III

11/4

13

DBQ: Loyalist/Patriot Debate

10/31

Vocabulary List # 5 Canned Food Label

11/9

14

Homework Due Friday: FPSP--All in a Day’s Work Part VI | PL Cluster Reorganization Part III

11/4

Freedom of Speech Essay Contest

11/16

15

Analyze That: Unite or Die

11/1

Homework due Thursday: Character Matters Part I

11/10

16

WIR Art of Communication 11.3

11/2

Muslim Population-Google Table

11/10

17

Notes on the Declaration of Independence

11/2

Five Pillars of Islam-Notes

We will work on notes during class this week.  

11/16

18

Warm-up: My Dear Countrymen

11/3

Point Loma Reconfiguration---PRINTED

Heading (Names/Date/Title)

Must be double spaced

11/9

19

The List of Grievances

11/7

Sea World Field Trip-Permission slip due 11/16/11

Date of Trip: 12/

11/16

20

Homework Due Thursday: Declaring Independence | Character Matters Part I

11/10

Chapter 3 and Chapter 4

Read-

Cornell Notes/Must include summary

11/28

21

Freedom of Speech Essay Contest

11/16

Homework Due Friday Character Matters Part II-

Freedom of Speech Essay Contest (MUST BE PRINTED)

11/18

22

WIR--Art of Communication 11.4

11/13

ISLAM-Standards--

Period ⅔

Period ⅚

Presentations will begin on Wed.  December 7

11/30

23

Homework Due Friday: Character Matters Part II

Freedom of Speech Essay Contest

11/18

Islam Review/Quiz

12/2

24

Warm-up: Common Sense (From 'Liberty!')

11/14

Warm-up--Olive Garden Pasta Tales Essay

Entry form must be completed with a printed copy of your essay by 12/9/11

12/9

25

Events of the Revolution

11/15

Letters About Literature

12/16

26

WIR--Art of Communication 5

11/16

Character Matters Part III

12/2

27

Homework Due Friday: Character Matters Part III

 | Reading Log | LAL (Due 12/16)

12/2

FPSP Coral Reef

12/2-

12/16

28

FPSP Coral Reef

12/2- 12/16

Vocabulary List # 6

12/14

29

Warm-up: Historical Argumentation--American Revolution

11/29

You will need a copy of Ayn Rand’s Anthem by January 3, 2011

1/3/11

OPTIONAL ASSIGNMENT

UNITED STATES ACHIEVEMENT ACADEMY ESSAY CONTEST

ESSAY FOR NOMINATED STUDENTS IN GRADES 5-12

TOPIC: How do you view the Role of the Teacher in Today’s Society?

OPTIONAL ASSIGNMENT

UNITED STATES ACHIEVEMENT ACADEMY ESSAY CONTEST

ESSAY FOR NOMINATED STUDENTS IN GRADES 5-12

TOPIC: How do you view the Role of the Teacher in Today’s Society?

1/10

30

Warm-up--Olive Garden Pasta Tales Essay

Entry form must be completed with a printed copy of your essay by 12/9/11

11/28

Unit 1: Skills of the Social Scientist.  Develop skills in preparation for researching and reporting information in History and Social Science.  

Name ________________________

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Assignment Title

Due Date

Assignment Title

Due Date

1

Homework Due 9/9: The Essentials

9/9

1

Letter of Introduction 

9/15

2

Course Syllabus Notes

9/7

2

Puzzle Piece

Period ⅔ due 9/13

period ⅚ due 9/16

9/13

3

Warm-up: Rubrics are Puzzling

9/7

3

Syllabus/Google/Interest Inventory

9/8

4

On Demand Writing: The summer after my senior year

9/8

4

On Demand Writing: The summer after my senior

9/8

5

Socratic: “Hope is The Thing with Feathers” by Emily Dickinson

9/12

5

Socratic: “Hope is The Thing with Feathers” by Emily Dickinson

|Dickinson Socratic reflection

9/12

6

Caption, my caption

9/12

7

Freehand Map of the World

9/20

7

Homework Due 9/16: US Geography

9/16

8

Vocabulary List 1

9/20

8

Warm-up: Freehand Map of the US

9/14

History Notebook- Word Questioning Web

Humanities-Pictogragh/Government-Acrostic

9/16

9

Notes on Geography

9/14

GMAIL account must be created by Monday, September 19, 2011

9/19

10

US Physical Geography

9/14

Socratic: “What I know for sure” | Partner Guide

9/16

11

Warm-up: Written Communication

9/15

Vocabulary List # 2

9/27

12

Socratic: “What I know for sure” | Partner Guide

9/16

A day in our life...

9/20- 9/29

13

Homework Friday Due 9/23: Foundations

9/23

Socratic: Troy Davis/Reflection

9/25

14

A day in our life...

9/20-9/29

Troy Davis-Please make corrections by 8:00 pm Monday, September 26

15

Caption, my caption--Government

9/20

FPSP--All in a Day’s Work Part I

9/30

16

WIR Quiz:  Skills 11.1

9/21

Caption Writing--due 10/4

10/4

17

Socratic: Troy Davis/Reflection

9/25

Death Penalty Outline-Gathering Evidence

9/30

18

FPSP--All in a Day’s Work Part I

9/30

Death Penalty On Demand Writing

10/3

19

WIR-- Skills 11.2

9/28

Progress Reports-Please have progress report signed--Turn in tomorrow 10/4/11

10/4

20

Death Penalty Outline-Gathering Evidence

9/30

Vocabulary List # 3 Informational Brochure

10/11

21

Death Penalty On Demand Writing

10/3

21

FPSP--All in a Day’s Work Part II

10/7

22

Homework Due 10/7: FPSP--All in a Day’s Work Part II

10/7

Cornell Notes-Primary and Secondary Sources

The Five Themes of Geography-notes taken in notebook

10/7

23

Warm-up: Enlightenment Thinkers I

10/8

History Notes Chapter 2 Section 1

Cornell Notes/Section 1 Assessment # 1 & 2

10/7

24

Warm-up: Enlightenment Thinkers II

10/5

24

Death Penalty Essay-Must be completed by Sunday at 5:00 pm

10/9

25

WIR--Skills 11.3

10/5

26

Skills Unit Test

10/12