Hon. Gov. Week of March 28- April 1

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on March 25, 2016

Honors Government Lesson Plans Week of March 28-April 1

***Bring Book for Scavenger Hunt on Monday***

***Food Day Friday***

Monday March 28

LG: To demonstrate a better understanding of the Bill of Rights.

  1. Turn in DBQ and Article review
  2. PowerPoint Notes Ch. 4
  3. Constitution Scavenger Hunt

 

Tuesday March 29

LG: To demonstrate a better understanding of the Bill of Rights.

  1. Complete PowerPoint Notes Ch. 4
  2. Quiz Ch. 4
  3. Activity

 

Wednesday March 30

  1. Sources of Strength Play

 

Thursday March 31

LG: To demonstrate a knowledge of the origins of the U.S. government.

  1. Turn in Vocabulary Unit 1
  2. Unit 1 Foundations of U.S. Government Assessment
  3. Unit 2 Voc.

 

Friday April 1

LG: To demonstrate knowledge of the Judicial Branch of the U.S. Government.

  1. Food Day
  2. Into Unit 2

World Lit Week of March 21-April 1

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in World Literature | Posted on March 21, 2016

World Literature, Week of March 21-25

 

Monday, March 21

      1. Vocabulary Unit 6
        1. Go over terms 1-10
      2. Grammar – PSAT (quiz Friday)
      3. Continue reading Act II of AMND
          1. Fill out Flow chart of plot as we go
          2. Work on guided reading questions
          3. Act small scene

Tuesday

      1. Vocabulary Unit 6
        1. Go over terms 11-20
      2. Grammar – PSAT
      3. Finish Act II
        1. Finish Act II of flow chart
        2. Finish ?s for Act 2
        3. Quiz tomorrow Act 2
      4. Start reading Act III if time

Wednesday

    1. Vocabulary Unit 6
      1. Choosing the Right Word
    2. Grammar – PSAT
    3. Take Act II quiz
    4. Start reading Act III
      1. Flow chart as we go
      2. Work on guided ?s
    5. Act small scenes

Thursday

  1. Vocab Unit 6
  2. Grammar – PSAT
  3. Continue Act III as needed
    1. Flow chart
    2. Guided reading ?s
    3. Quiz tomorrow when we finish reading and discussing
  4. Act small scenes

Friday, March 25

  1. Vocab Unit 6
  2. Grammar Quiz – PSAT
  3. Finish Act III as needed
    1. Flow chart
    2. Guided reading ?s
    3. Quiz after discussing
  4. Start Act IV if time

 

World Lit, Week of March 28-April 1

Reminders:

  • Vocab Quiz Wednesday, March 30
  • AMSND Assessment Thursday, March 31

 

Monday, March 28

 

  1. Vocab – Unit 6, Synonyms and Antonyms
  2. Grammar – PSAT
  3. Act IV – Begin reading
    1. Flow chart
    2. Guided ?s
    3. Act small scenes

Tuesday

  1. Vocab – Unit 6, Completing the Sentence, Quiz tomorrow
  2. Grammar – PSAT
  3. Act IV – Finish Act and take quiz
  4. Start reading Act V

Wednesday

  1. Grammar – PSAT – Quiz tomorrow
  2. Read Act V
      1. Flow chart
      2. Guided ?s
      3. Act small scene
  3. Study Guide for AMSND

Thursday, March 31

  1. Turn in flow chart and Guided ?s for check grade
  2. AMSND Assessment
  3. PSAT Language sheet
  4. Group Graphic Novel Assignment
    1. Groups of 3-4
    2. On butcher paper – Present Panel Analysis using graphic novel vocabulary
    3. On butcher paper – present importance of panel in relation to play

Friday

  1. AMND film analysis
    1. You will write a compare and contrast 2 paragraph analysis of the film. Your paragraphs will contain details of the graphic novel interpretation of the play vs the film.

Hon Gov. March 21-25

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in Hon. Gov/Econ | Posted on March 21, 2016

Origins of US Government Webquest

Unit 1 Honors Government Lesson Plans

Monday March 21

LG: Learn about origins of the American Government.

  1. PowerPoint notes on Chap. 2 sections 1 and 2
  2. Web quest on origins on American government

Tuesday March 22

LG: Learn about origins of the American Government.

  1. PowerPoint notes on Chap. 2 sections 3 and 4
  2. Complete Web quest and turn in
  3. Quiz over Ch. 2 tomorrow
  4. Work on political cartoon assignment

Wednesday March 23

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of U.S. Constitution.

  1. Quiz Ch. 2
  2. PowerPoint notes on Ch. 3 section 1 and 2
  3. Activity

Thursday March 24

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of U.S. Constitution.

  1. PowerPoint notes on Ch. 3 section 3 and 4
  2. Ch. 3 Reading quiz tomorrow
  3. Activity

Friday March 25

LG: Demonstrate knowledge of the federal system.

  1. Reading quiz ch. 3
  2. PowerPoint notes on Ch. 4 section 1 and 2
  3. Activity

 

APHG

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in AP Human | Posted on March 11, 2016

Study sessions began this week. The calendar is on the window next to my door. Come and start preparing for the AP test. Thursday afternoons and Friday mornings!

World Lit Week of Mar. 14-18

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Posted by cliftonj | Posted in World Literature | Posted on March 11, 2016

World Lit Week of Mar. 14-18

  • Voc Unit 5 Quiz Friday

Monday

LG: Analyze a particular point of view or cultural experience reflected in a work of literature from outside the United States, drawing on a wide reading of world literature.

  1. Voc Unit 5 Choosing the right Word
  2. PSAT practice- Subordination #1-3 and check
  3. Start Intro AMND b. Shakespeare intro ppt with “fill in notes”
  4. a. share FAQ visual with class

 

Tuesday

LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. ELACC9-10RL2 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.ELACC9-10RL3

 

  1. Voc Unit 5 Syn/Ant.
  2. PSAT practice- Subordination # 4-8 and check
  3. Finish Intro ppt with fill in notes, if needed
  4. View AMND Best Preview ppt…do not take notes.
  5. Begin reading A Midsummer’s Night Dream graphic novel Act I sc. i

 

Wednesday

 

LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

  1. Voc Unit 5 Completing the Sentence
  2. PSAT practice- Subordination # 9-10 and check
  3. Complete Midsummer’s Act 1, sc. i
  4. Fill out Different Worlds of Midsummer Activity for Act 1, sc. i
  5. Midsummer’s Acting groups- practice

 

Thursday

 

LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.

 

  1. Vocab Unit 5- review Vocabulary words for quiz Friday
  2. PSAT practice- Subordination # 11-12 and check
  3. Midsummer’s Acting groups- practice, and Act 1 Scene i
  4. Begin Act 1, sc. ii

 

Friday

 

LG: Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. ELACC9-10RL2 Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.ELACC9-10RL3

 

  1. Voc. Unit 5 Quiz
  2. Complete PSAT sheet
  3. Midsummer’s Performance Group- Act I, Sc. ii
  4. Fill out Different Worlds of Midsummer Activity for Act I, sc. ii
  5. Reading Comprehension 1, if time, or Monday

 

World Lit Week of Mar. 7-11

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

World Literature Week of March 7-11

Things to remember:

  1. FAQ – MLA typed portion due by end of class Friday.
  2. FAQ – Notes and visual aid due the following Mon (3/14) w/brief presentation
  3. PSAT quiz Friday
  4. Start bringing your personal copy of A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Monday
  5. Dan Brown Assessment #4 – March 14

Monday

LG: Students will be able to distinguish valid sources, and have a better understanding of paraphrasing in research.

  1. Vocab Unit 5 – Introduce Terms (1-20)
  2. PSAT #7 – Dangling Modifiers
    1. Quiz Friday
  3. Introduce research project-FAQ
    1. Put partners together
    2. Give out Research Topics
    3. Look at valid sources vs. non valid sources
    4. Learn how to paraphrase
    5. Begin brainstorming ideas with your partner

Tuesday

LG: Students will be able to distinguish valid sources, and have a better understanding of paraphrasing.

  1. Vocabulary – Handout RAFT – due Friday
  2. PSAT
  3. Work on FAQ in computer Lab 113 – Due Friday with visual aid

Wednesday

LG: Students will research topic using valid sources.

  1. Vocabulary – RAFT – due Friday
  2. PSAT
  3. Work on FAQ in Lab 113 – Due Friday with visual aid

Thursday

LG: Students will research topic using valid sources.

  1. Vocab – RAFT – due Friday
  2. PSAT – quiz Friday
  3. Work on FAQ in Lab – F.A. Lab 9218 (Kirkley) / Media Center (Clifton)
    1. Due Friday with visual aid

Friday

LG: Students will research topic using valid sources.

  1. Vocab – RAFT due at end of class
  2. PSAT – quiz today
  3. FAQ due at end of class – Work in Lab 516
    1. Visual aid and brief presentation with visual aid Monday
  4. Bring your personal copy of A Midsummer Night’s Dream starting Monday
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