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Friday, April 28, 2017

April 24-28

4/24   Listen! Poetry festival- all sophs
4/25   LMC- Globish- Introduce IR project; Genocide charts       
             HW- IR Project
4/26   LMC- finish charts, work on IR projects;                             
             HW- IR Project
4/27   Intro to The Wave- answer questions; discuss answers; handout books; 
              read Chapter 1.  HW- IR Project
4/28   Read chapter 2; handout Ch. 1 and 2 work- quotations, conflicts- 
             hand in; read chapters 3 and 4 and up to page 37
             HW-IR Project

Monday, April 3, 2017

April 3-7

Bring IR book every day- due 4/25
4/3     Introduce Poetry Festival; Collect IR essays and revisions; continue work on Genocide projects 
            HW- must be halfway through IR book for class tomorrow
4/4     Globish- Genocide Project; IR Halfway Assignment- due Thursday
           HW- IR assignment
4/5     Globish- Genocide Project due by the end of the day;
           HW- IR assignment
4/6     Globish- Read 10 minutes; Hand in IR work; Ghosts of Rwanda

4/7     Globish- Read 10 minutes; Ghosts of Rwanda

Thursday, March 30, 2017

March 27 -31

Bring IR book every day- due 4/25
3/27   Globish- Chapter 8 blog post- question re conflict; read chapters 9 and 10 
               HW- finish book
3/28   Review chapters 9 and 10- list the ways the pigs have turned into humans
             VENN diagram
3/29   Globish- Animal Farm Movie in Mr. Duffany’s room
3/30   Globish- use global notes to complete the chart, review, discuss; read in IR books
           HW- Is Animal Farm still relevant? Why or why not?  Explain in a paragraph
           and be ready to discuss in class

3/31   Globish- Introduce Genocide Project; hand back IR essays- revisions due Monday in class.  HW- revisions

Monday, March 20, 2017

March 20-23

Bring IR book every day- due 4/24

3/20   Read in IR books- 10 min; colon practice; review chapter 5 using 
              written responses; assign blog post/comment for chapter 6
HW- blog post /comment
3/21   Read in IR books- 10 min; colon practice; read chapter 7 
             in Animal Farm
            HW- read ch. 7
3/22   Read in IR books- 10 min; colon quiz; Chapter 7 written response; 
             read chapter 8
            HW- read chapter 8
3/23   Read in IR books- 10 min; discuss chapters 7 and 8 using written 
              responses; introduce colon rule #2- practice

3/24   Conference Day - no classes

Sunday, March 12, 2017

March 13-17 UPDATED 3/16

3/13   Finish work on IR essays; print out and hand in tomorrow by 2:45
            HW- essays
3/14   AM classes- Miranda to Present- 10 min; AM classes 2nd dates; 
             PM classes -Speed dating w/IR books; hand back semicolon quizzes; 
             read chapter 5 of Animal Farm by Thursday
            HW- read ch 5
3/15   IR Essays due today due to weather and half day of school. Please print 
           and hand in by 2:45. Check out new IR books in LMC; record titles
           with me; begin reading- IR books due in 5 weeks.
            HW- read ch. 5  SNOW DAY
3/16   IR Essays due today due to weather and snow days; Meet in LMC to get new IR books;
             read chapter 5 in Animal Farm  HW- read ch 5

3/17    Chapter 5- choose passage, write and discuss; hand back SAT #3 quizzes; Introduce the colon-             practice, quiz on Tuesday; read chapter 6 Animal Farm 
            HW- read chapter 6 in AF

Monday, March 6, 2017

March 6-10

Bring IR books all week
3/6      Read in IR book; discuss chapter 2; introduce Animal Farm blog  
HW- review for semicolon quiz
3/7     Semicolon quiz; introduce IR Essay Assignment- model, rubric, outline ideas; Thesis statement activity; HW- draft paper
3/8     Work on developing essays; read chapters 3 and 4 of Animal Farm HW- paper and reading
3/9     Work on paper; Animal Farm blog post for chapters 3 and 4- due by Friday, 2:45
           HW- essay, blog post, study for vocab.
3/10   SAT #3 Vocab quiz; work on essays; chapters 3 and 4 blog posts by 2:45

Sunday, February 26, 2017

February 27- March 3

Bring IR books all week- due March 7

2/27   Read IR 10 minutes; Introduce SAT blog and assign narrative- model expectations; narratives due Wednesday by 2:45   HW- narratives
2/28   Read IR 10 minutes; Listen to 2-3 Imperialism videos to complete
           the chart  HW- narratives
3/1     Read IR 10 minutes; Check narratives; “Don’t Be Afraid of the Semicolon”- model, notes, practice; Introduce Animal Farm- begin together
3/2     Read IR 10 minutes; semicolon work; continue Animal Farm

3/3     Read IR 10 minutes; Introduce Animal Farm Blog- choose roles; introduce AF blog
          HW- read chapter 2