World Literature Week of Feb. 1-5

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in World Literature | Posted on January 29, 2016

World Lit LP Week of Feb. 1-5

Things to remember for this week:

  1. Vocabulary Unit 2 Quiz Thursday Feb. 4
  2. You will need your textbook  on Thursday/Friday  this week.
  3. REMINDER: Part 1 Assessment for Dan Brown’s Inferno is this Friday 2/5!!!!!
  4. Dan Brown Extra Credit project Dan Brown Inferno Projects F2015

 

Monday Feb. 1

LG: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  1. PSAT- Adjectives vs. Adverbs
  2. Vocab Unit 2 Choosing the right word
  3. Introduce Allegory
    1. Show the “Butter Battle Book” to demonstrate (23 mins)
    2. Activity for Butter Battle Book

 

Tuesday Feb. 2

LG: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  1. PSAT- Adjectives vs. Adverbs
  2. Vocab – Unit 2 Syn/Ant
  3. If needed, finish and go over Butter Battle activity
  4. Levels of Hell Pre-activity in computer lab Dante Levels of Hell Lab Preactivity Spring 15 large print

 

Wednesday Feb. 3

LG: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  1. PSAT- Adjectives vs. Adverbs
  2. Vocab – Unit 2 Completing the Sentence
  3. Levels of Hell Pre-activity in computer lab, turn in by the end of class

 

Thursday Feb. 4

LG: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  1. PSAT- Adjectives vs. Adverbs
  2. Vocab – Unit 2 Quiz
  3. Intro Power Point with Fill in notes sheet
  4. Begin Canto I of Dante’s Inferno(in World Lit textbook) and answering reading guide questions LG: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

 

Friday Feb. 5

LG: How does Dante’s cultural view of heaven affect people today?

  1. PSAT- Adjectives vs. Adverbs
  2. Dan Brown Part 1 Assessment
  3. Dan Brown Reading/Extra Credit Project Day for Dan Brown book/work on Dante’s Inferno questions using text book

Hon. Econ Weeks of Jan. 19-Feb. 2

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on January 15, 2016

Monday January 18

MLK Jr Holiday!!!

 

Tuesday January 19

LG: Describe how each sector of the economy (households, businesses, and government) interacts with one another in markets. They will explain how each sector is both consumer and producer in order to create a circular flow of goods and services.

  1. PowerPoint notes/videos- money, circular flow
  2. Activity- Household/Business Simulation
  3. Discussion- Role of money as a medium of exchange

Wednesday January 20

LG: Define the law of demand and the law of supply. They will be able to explain the slope of the demand and supply curves using the laws of demand and supply.

  1. Tipping Point Quiz #1 – intro and Ch. 1
  2. Reading Quiz Ch. 4
  3. PowerPoint notes and Videos- Demand
  4. Demand Activity

Thursday January 21

LG: Define the law of demand and the law of supply. They will be able to explain the slope of the demand and supply curves using the laws of demand and supply. Students will use supply and demand curves to identify and explain the equilibrium price and quantity in a market.

  1. PowerPoint notes and videos- Supply
  2. Buyers and sellers of a commodity activity
  3. Practice graphing Supply/Demand

Friday January 22

LG: Differentiate between inelastic demand and elastic demand and inelastic supply and elastic supply, read and interpret supply and demand curves, tell how price floors and price ceilings are established and their effects on markets, explain how price acts as a market incentive, and explain market competition and its effects on demand, supply, and price.

  1. Reading Quiz Ch.5
  2. PowerPoint notes/video- Market Structures
  3. Market Game Activity

Monday January 25

LG: Students will use supply and demand curves to identify and explain the equilibrium price and quantity in a market.

  1. Reading Quiz Ch. 6
  2. PowerPoint notes/video- Equilibrium
  3. Equilibrium graphing activity

Tuesday January 26

LG: Explain how the Law of Demand, the Law of Supply, prices, and profits work to determine production and distribution in a market economy.

  1. Tipping Point Quiz #2
  2. PowerPoint notes/video- Surplus
  3. Surplus Activity
  4. Read CH. 7

Wednesday January 27

LG: Explain how the Law of Demand, the Law of Supply, prices, and profits work to determine production and distribution in a market economy.

  1. Reading Quiz Ch. 7 (retake if you want to replace the grade)
  2. PowerPoint notes/video- Elasticity
  3. Elasticity Activity

Thursday January 28

LG: Differentiate between inelastic demand and elastic demand and inelastic supply and elastic supply, read and interpret supply and demand curves, tell how price floors and price ceilings are established and their effects on markets, explain how price acts as a market incentive, and explain market competition and its effects on demand, supply, and price.

  1. PowerPoint notes/video- Utility
  2. Utility Activity
  3. Read Ch. 8

Friday January 29

LG: Explain market competition and its effects on demand, supply, and price, compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations as forms of business organization, describe entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship in a market economy including the roles, significance, and effects, describe the characteristics of different market structures including monopolies, oligopolies, monopolistic competition, and pure (perfect competition).

  1. Ch. 8 Reading Quiz
  2. PowerPoint notes/video- Business Organizations
  3. Sweet Opportunities Consultant Role Plays

Monday February 1

LG: Review Microeconomic concepts.

  1. Review problem sets
  2. Voc unit 2 due tomorrow

Tuesday February 2

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of Micro economics.

  1. Unit 2 assessment
  2. Receive Unit 3 Vocabulary

 

 

 

 

 

 

World Literature Weeks of Jan. 19-29

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in World Literature | Posted on January 14, 2016

World Lit LP Week of January 19-29

Reminders for the week:

  • BRING YOUR TEXTBOOKS EVERY DAY!

 

  • Unit 1 Vocabulary Quiz Friday Jan. 22
  • Test over Medieval/Hero Stories Jan. 25
  • Hero Narratives Due Jan. 27

Monday Jan. 18 MLK Jr. Holiday

Tuesday Jan. 19

LG: Identify the hero journey within each story.

  1. Vocab Unit 1
    1. Synonyms and Antonyms
    1. Find Hero Cycle in story
    2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions pp. 618   How Siegfried was Slain pages 610-618

Wednesday Jan. 20 

LG: Identify the hero journey within each story.

  1. Vocab Unit 1
    1. Completing the Sentence
  2. The Grail pages 630-641
      1. Find Hero Cycle in story
      2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions pp. 641

Thursday Jan. 21

LG: Identify the hero journey within each story.

  1. DGP – Punctuation and Capitalization / Model and create your own compound sentence
  2. Vocab – Charades for 10-15 mins, quiz tomorrow
  3. The Lay of the Werewolf pages 642-648
    1. Find and discuss parts of Hero Cycle
    2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions pp. 648
  4. If time: Discuss creating your own Hero Narrative based on Hero’s Cycle
  5. If time: Read Sir Galahad pages 652-655 poem

Friday Jan. 22

LG: Create the hero journey within your story as you write it.

    1. DGP – Diagram Sentence/SAT check your work
    2. Vocab Unit 1 Quiz
    3. Preview Dan Brown’s Inferno and receive reading calendar, calendar begins next week
    4. Hero Narrative Writing with partner
      1. Get with partner and begin writing your Hero Narrative based on Hero Cycle

Monday Jan. 25

LG: Create the hero journey within your story as you write it.

  1. DGP – parts of speech /SAT
    1. {in william shakespeares play julius caesar brutus joins the conspiracy to assassinate caesar but he doesnt think that killing marc antony is necessary}
  2. Unit 2 Vocabulary intro words #1-20
  3. Test over Medieval/Hero Stories
  4. Hero Narrative Writing with Partner
    1. You should be finished by the end of class tomorrow with handwritten story

Tuesday Jan. 26

LG: Create the hero journey within your story as you write it.

  1. DGP – Sentence Parts
  2. Vocab – Unit 2
  • Pair up with one partner for Vocab Poster
  • 1 term per group or single
  • Create vocab poster to present  Thursday, Friday

3. Hero Narrative Writing with Partner

  • You should be finished by the end of class today with handwritten story

 

Wednesday Jan. 27

LG: Share and discuss narratives with another group

  1. DGP – Clauses and Sent Type
  2. Vocab Unit 2 Share Vocabulary posters
  3. Computer Lab to type Hero Narrative
    1. Both partners should type their own copy
    2. Each person should print 1 copy, so that you end up with 2 copies for your group
    3. Have ready for tomorrow to Pair/Share

 

Thursday Jan. 28

LG: Analyze nonfiction article.

  1. DGP – Punctuate and Capitalize and Create your own Compound-Complex sentence
  2. Vocab Unit 2 Share Vocabulary posters
  3. Peer Review of Hero Narratives, pick best story to share with the class, time permitting
  4. Analyze This – “Are You a Hero or Bystander”

 

Friday Jan. 29

LG: To have a working knowledge of allegory and be able to recognize the underlying in literary works.

  1. DGP: Diagram Sentence/Check SAT work
  2. Vocab Unit 2 Share Vocabulary posters
  3. Analyze This – “Are You a Hero or Bystander”
  4. If time, Introduce Allegory
    1. Show the “Butter Battle Book” to demonstrate (23 mins)
    2. Activity for Butter Battle Book

Hon. Econ. Week of January 11-15

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on January 11, 2016

Hon. Econ. Week of January 11-15

Things to remember:

Reading Quizzes Ch. 1 and 2      1/11

Ch. 3                 1/13

Ch. 7                 1/14

Unit 1 Test                  1/15

 

Monday:

LG: To be able to use economic models like production possibilities curves, marginal cost/marginal benefit tables, and production graphs to identify trade-offs, opportunity cost, and rational decision making criteria.

  1. Reading Quiz Ch. 1 and 2
  2. PowerPoint notes/videos on production possibilities
  3. Production possibilities activities

Tuesday:

LG: To be able to explain how specialization and voluntary exchange are beneficial to individuals, businesses, and countries. To be able to describe how government plays a role in the economy even when the economy leans toward a market system.

  1. Productivity/Specialization Activity
  2. PowerPoint notes/videos on Goods, Market Failure, and Role of Government
  3. Goods and Services Activity

HW: Reading Quiz Ch 3 tomorrow

Wednesday :

LG: To be able to explain how investing in physical capital, human capital, and new technology can help business increase productivity and help countries experience economic growth.

  1. Ch. 3 Reading Quiz
  2. PowerPoint notes productivity in relation to inputs/outputs
  3. Activity

HW: Ch. 7 Reading Quiz tomorrow

Thursday:

LG: To review Unit 1 concepts.

  1. Unit 1 Problems Set for review
  2. Complete and review vocabulary

Friday:

LG: To assess understanding of Unit 1 concepts.

  1. Unit 1 Test
  2. Receive Unit 2 Vocabulary
  3. Bring Tipping Point to read after test, first quiz over book Tuesday

Enjoy the three day weekend!

 

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on January 5, 2016

Hon. Econ Week of January 5-8

 

Tuesday

LG: Become familiar with Economics definition.

  1. Sign TRSS forms
  2. Students fill out information forms
  3. Defining economics activity
  4. Discuss words and phrases
  5. The American Dream Activity
  6. Homework
  7. Summary Time

 

Wednesday

LG: Explain why limited productive resources and unlimited wants result in scarcity, opportunity costs, and tradeoffs for individuals, businesses, and governments.

 

  1. Collect syllabus/TRSS forms
  2. Power point notes and video clips: Basic Economic Reasoning
  3. Scarcity activity

 

Thursday

LG: Compare and contrast different economic systems and explain how they answer the three basic economic questions of what to produce, how to produce, and for whom to produce.

 

  1. Collect syllabus
  2. Book room
  3. Power point notes and video clips: Economic systems
  4. Social economic goals activity

Friday

LG: Describe the roles of government in a market economy.

  1. Collect Syllabus
  2. Share social economic goals activity, if needed
  3. Power point notes and video clips: Opportunity costs and production possibilities
  4. Production possibility activity

 

World Literature Lesson Plans January 5-15

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in World Literature | Posted on January 4, 2016

Reminders: Week of January 5-8

1/5-8 Bring back signed syllabus and student info sheet

1/ 5-11  $12 for Vocabulary books, we will start vocabulary on 1/11

REMINDERS: Week of January 11-15

Textbook needed starting Monday the 11th

Vocabulary books needed for Monday the 11th

Tuesday January 5

LG: Collaborate with peers to create a personal presentation.

  1. Journal: What are the characteristics of a hero?
  2. TRSS forms
  3. Syllabus
  4. Daily Grammar Program Diagnostic ( DGP)– parts of speech, check with colored pens
  5. Partner hero activity. With your partner, write down as many characteristics of a hero as you can come up with. If time, share your hero characteristics with another pair. Merge your characteristics. Create a visual to represent your group’s characteristics.

 

Wednesday January 6

LG: Collaborate with peers to create a personal presentation.

  1. Collect syllabus/sign any TRSS forms
  2. Receipt vocabulary money
  3. Daily Grammar Program Diagnostic ( DGP)–identify sentence parts, check with colored pens
  4. Share your hero characteristics with another pair. Merge your characteristics. Create a visual to represent your group’s characteristics.
  5. Gallery walk to view all heroes. Place on bulletin board. Time permitting.

 

Thursday January 7

LG: Learn how to close read and annotate a piece of text.

  1. Collect syllabus
  2. Receipt vocabulary money
  3. Daily Grammar Program Diagnostic ( DGP)– identify clauses and sentence types, check with colored pens
  4. View Winkler’s Hero Journey http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-makes-a-hero-matthew-winkler
  5. Answer close reading questions as class reads “The Sword and the Stone” pp. 82-88 in Myths and Legends From Ancient Greece and Around the World
  6. Plot Arthur’s hero journey

 

Friday January 8

LG: Learn how to close read and annotate a piece of text.

  1. Collect syllabus
  2. Receipt vocabulary money
  3. Daily Grammar Program Diagnostic ( DGP)– punctuation and capitalization and create your own sentence
  4. Complete annotation activity from Wednesday’s reading as needed
  5. Discuss Arthur’s hero journey
  6. Talk about how different types of heroes with similar hero journeys
  7. View video and create a chart that shows the hero’s journey with specific examples from the video

 

Monday January 11

LG: Learn about the hero’s journey by viewing video.

  1. DGP – the southside baptist church sponsored a festival my mother bought some french pastries there
    1. Parts of Speech
  2. Vocabulary Unit 1
    1. Terms and definitions 1-10
    2. Visualization pics
  3. Finish film and Hero’s Journey Chart
  4. If Time permits: Begin reading from The Song of Roland – page 600-609 in Textbook
    1. Find Hero Cycle in story
    2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions pp. 609 

     

    Tuesday January 12

LG: Identify the hero journey within each story.

  1. DGP – Sentence Parts
  2. Vocab Unit 1
    1. Terms and Def 11-20
    2. Visualization pics
  3. Discuss parts of Hero Cycle for Song of Roland if needed
  4. reading from The Song of Roland – page 600-609 in Textbook
    1. Find Hero Cycle in story
    2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions pp. 609

    Wednesday January 13

    LG: Identify the hero journey within each story.

    1. DGP – Clauses and Sentence Type
    2. Vocab Unit 1
      1. Choosing the Right Word
    3. How Siegfried was Slain pages 610-618
        1. Find Hero Cycle in story
        2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions pp. 618 

Thursday January 14 

LG: Identify the hero journey within each story.

    1. DGP – Punctuation and Capitalization / Model and create your own compound sentence
    2. Vocab Unit 1
      1. Synonyms and Antonyms
    3. The Grail pages 630-641
      1. Find Hero Cycle in story
      2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions pp. 641

       

       

      Friday January 1

LG: Identify the hero journey within each story.

    1. DGP – Diagram Sentence
    2. Vocab – Charades for 10-15 mins
    3. Preview Dan Brown’s Inferno and receive reading calendar, calendar begins next week
    4. The Lay of the Werewolf pages 642-648
      1. Find and discuss parts of Hero Cycle
      2. Discuss and complete Critical Reading questions pp. 648
    5. If time: Discuss creating your own Hero Narrative on Tuesday based on Hero’s Cycle
    6. If time: Read Sir Galahad pages 652-655 poem

 

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