Daily Agenda

Thursday, January 18
1. News
2. Complete reviews
3. Q & A
4.   Survey
       **LT: I will be able to summarize the key points from 
         psychology  
    

Wednesday, January 17
1. News
2. Review part 3
      **LT: I will be able to summarize the key points from 
         psychology  
    

Tuesday, January 16
1. News
2. Questions
3. Exam review part 2
4. kahoot it review
    **LT: I will be able to summarize the key points from 
         psychology  


Monday, January 15
1. News
2. Share personality disorder/drug addiction
      assignments
3. Begin exam review
   **LT: I will be able to describe how personality disorders
            are different from other psychological disorders
          *P1.4


Thursday, January 11
1. News
2. Review (independent seat work)
3. Read personality disorders and drug addiction I 181
4. Read "exploring psychology" I  181
5. Explain what a personality disorder is
     -describe antisocial personality
6. List/briefly describe 6 types of personality 
          disorders
7. Read about drug addiction
       -explain why it is considered a psychological 
         problem
       **LT: I will be able to describe how personality disorders
            are different from other psychological disorders
          *P1.4



Wednesday, January 10
1. News
2. Discuss mood disorders
3. Video review
4. Independent seat work
     **LT: I will be able to what causes mood
          disorders
      *P1.4


Tuesday, January 9
1. News
2. Share charts
3. List/describe the main type of mood
       disorders
      -describe all three in great detail
      -explain which one poses the greatest
        health concern and why (in your opinion)
      -explain the psychological factors that are the
        basis for mood disorders
      -explain the relationship between suicide and depression
    **LT: I will be able to explain what a mood
          disorder is 
          *P1.4


Monday, January 8
1. News
2. Present cooperative learning research
3. Read case studies  I  171
4. Introduce schizophrenia and mood 
     disorders   I  172
5. Explore the theories of schizophrenia
     -partner activity
     **LT: I will be able to describe what 
         schizophrenia is 
        *P1.4
     **IF ABSENT: outline 16.4 in great detail



Wednesday, January 3
1. News
2. Discuss somatoform disorders
3. Introduce dissociative disorders I  169
4. Cooperative learning activity
    **LT: I will be able to explain what a dissociative 
         disorder is
           P1.4
**IF ABSENT: Outline 16.3 in great detail


Thursday, December 21
1. News
2. Discuss disorders and section 2
      assessment
3. Introduce somatoform disorders
      -two types:explain/describe each
    **LT: I will be able to describe what a 
       somatoform disorder is
      *P1.3
   **IF ABSENT: complete 16.3 section assessment


Wednesday, December 20
1. News
2. Share cooperatve learning activity
       and quick lab
3. Read about/define: obsessive-compulsive
       disorder and post-trumatic stress disorder
      -how do we know if the behavior is normal
        or a disorder?
      -how are they developed?
4. Complete the section 2 assessment
      **LT: I will be able to differeniate between 
         "normal" behavior and a disorder
        *P1.4 


Tuesday, December 19
1. News
2. Share disorder charts
3. Introduce anxiety disorders  I  162
4. Compare/contrst generalized anxiety
     disorders with phobic disorder
5. Cooperative learning activity
         *included: quick lab activity ( see I  165 )
     **IF ABSENT: create a detailed outline
          of chapter16.2
        **LT: I will be able to differeniate between
           anxiety and phobias
          *W4


Monday, December 18
1. News
2. Discuss stress survey results
3. Read about how psychiatrists classify 
      mental illness
4. Create a chart that illustrates/describes
         the various mental disorders described
         in the DSM IV 
      -describe each disorder, any maladaptive traits, 
        any medical conditions, any physical issues
      -there are 5 major dimensions or axes
     **LT: I will be able to describe how psychiatrists
          classify mental illness
         P1.4


Friday, December 15
1. News
2. Present cooperative learning research
3. Stress survey results?
4. Close reading: "The Hunt for Mood Genes"
      -read and respond
**IF ABSENT: outline (in great detail) how to
    identify psychological disorders (16.1)

      **LT: I will be able to describe how science
            is helping in the fight against mental illness
        P1.4  


Wednesday, December 13
1. News
2. Introduce psychological disorders
       -what is normal? (exploring psychology)
3. Defining and identifying psychological 
      disorders (defining abnormal behavior)
4. Cooperative learning activity
     **LT:I will be able to define what "normal" is
         * P1.4


Tuesday, December 12
1. Formal evaluation
      **LT: I will be able to demonstrate mastery
            of unit 5 by earning 70% or greater


Monday, December 11
1. News
2. Discuss 15.4 assignment
3. Test review
      **LT: I will be able to summarize the
         key concepts fom unit 5


Friday, December 8
1. News
2. Review part 2 of quick lab
3. Review irrational assumptions that
     cause stress  I  140
4. Examine "stress in your life"   I  144
5. Discuss figure 15.16  I  149
      -inside/out & reading assignment
6. Research assignment
    **IF absent: outline 15.4

      **LT: I will be able to explain the two most 
               most common types of stress facing 
               young adults 


Thursday, December 7
1. News
2. Go over 15.2 work
3. finish quick lab
4. Inside/out psychology
    **LT: I will be able to identify major sources
              of stress
            *P1.4 

Wednesday, December 6
1. News
2. Discuss guided reading and vocab
3. Quick lab  I 125
4. Inside/out psychology
     **LT: I will be able to identify major sources
              of stress
            *P1.4 


Tuesday, December 5
1. Turn in any work from Monday
2. Read chapter 15, section 2
3. Complete re-teaching activity and
        section quiz
     **LT: I will be able to identify stages of stress
           reaction
       *P1.4
 


Monday, December 4
1. Read chapter 15, section 1; 
2. Complete guided reading and vocab assignment
     **LT: I will be able to describe what stress is and
             its causes.
            *P1.4


Friday, December 1
1. News
2. Presentations
   **LT: I will be able to explain the difference between humanistic and cognitive theories
         of personality
          *P1.4


Thursday, November 30
1. News
2. Complete group work
3. Review 
       IF ABSENT: Complete the section assessments for 14.4 & 14.5
    **LT: I will be able to explain the difference between humanistic and cognitive theories
         of personality
          *P1.4


Wednesday, November 29
1. News
2. Share cartoons
3. Humanistic, Cognitive, and Trait theories of personality  I  98
     a. read about your area of focus
     b. create a visual presentation that will explain your topic ( NO pic collage)
     c. information presented should include all key terms, concepts, and background information 
                    on the theory (or theorist.)
IF ABSENT: Complete the section assessments for 14.4 & 14.5
    **LT: I will be able to explain the difference between humanistic and cognitive theories
         of personality
          *P1.4




Tuesday, November 28
1. News
2. Finish/review partner assignment
3. Learning Theories: Read about how behaviorists define personality  I  94
        -Choose a behaviorist who you believe explains the learning theory the best
        -Draw a cartoon that illustrates your chosen learning theory
        -DO NOT label your cartoon as a specific learning theory
              (your classmates will try and determine which one it is)
        **on the back of the cartoon, choose a behavior of a younger
           sibling or of a friend that you would like to see change. Suggest
           a way to do so, using reinforcers to change the particular behevior   

  **students will be able to explain the behaviorist view of personality
              P1.1          


Monday, November 27
1. News
2. Discuss psychoanalytical vocab
3. Birth order exercise
4. Partner assignment

     **LT: I will be able to explain Freud's structural concept's of personality
        *P1.4


Tuesday, November 21
1. News
2. Complete/present group work
3. Introduce psychoanalytic theories
          -define the vocab terms on page     I 85
4. Birth order exercise
5. Partner assignment

     **LT: I will be able to explain Freud's structural concept's of personality
        *P1.4


Monday, November 20
1. News
2. Crash course summary of personality
3. Group assignment: "Character Collage"
             -Choose a psychologist and explain their theory of personality
             -Collage needs to include key terms and concepts that apply to their theory
4.. On a poster board, draw a caricature of the psychologist (for example,
                  exaggerating Freud's beard and cigar) and create a collage around
                  the picture filled with words and pictures illustrating key components 
                  of the theory.
5. Each group member needs to be assigned a task: two researchers, one graphic artist, 
                  and one project designer/assistant. 
IF ABSENT: summarize the work of Freud, Skinner, James, Watson, Erikson, and Bandura
                           **in great detail
         **LT: I will be able to describe one of the main psychoanalytical theories of personalities
            *P1.4


Friday, November 17
1. News
2. Read about the "EQ Factor"   I  79
     -read about what your results mean
4. Write an essay explaining your personality type. Do you agree with the results? Write a reflection piece
     why you do or don't agree with the results.
       **LT: I will be able to determine my personality type
          *P1.4


Thursday, November 16
1. Formal evaluation
    LT: I will be able to demonstrate mastery of
           the material in unit 4


Wednesday, November 15
1. News
2. Complete charts/share
3. Psych. test review
    **LT: I will be able to describe the difference between
             a projective and an objective personality test
            P1.4 



Tuesday, November 14
1. News
2. Review IQ tests and guided reading
3  Case study  I  65: 
          -Read and answer analyzing the case questions
4. How to measure achievement, abilities, and interests
5. Introduce personality tests
        -create a chart for either projective or objective personality tests
       -each chart should state the purpose of such tests, list examples of
             such tests, explain who is qualified to give the tests, and list the 
             reasons these tests are used. Research additional information that 
             would help to explain the two types of tests.
          **explain how psychologist use tests to assess special abilities and experiences 
            *P1.4
**IF ABSENT: Outline (in Great Detail) chapter 13.4


Monday, November 13
1. News
2. Share/discuss types of intelligence
3. Describe how intelligence tests were developed, describe the two most common, and
            explain how the scores are used (include what they mean.) I  59
4. Describe the controversy surrounding IQ testing (include the cultural bias aspect)
5. Guided reading/vocabulary activity
           **LT: I will be able to describe how IQ scores are used and the controversy 
                surrounding them.
             *P1.4


Friday, November 10
1. News
2. Discuss Gardner's theory
3. Read about the views of intelligence  i 55
4. Create a graphic organizer that shows the various types of intelligence identified by 
               Charles Spearman, L.L. Thurston, Howard Gardner, and Robert Sternberg.
5. After you have created the graphic organizer, summarize the similarities and
                differences among the four theories.
        **LT: I will be able to describe the four theories that explain what intelligence is
          *P1.4 


Thursday, November 9
1. News
2. Review test details
3. Read about the views of intelligence   I  55
4. IQ test
5. Read "profiles in psychology"   
I  57
      -what are the criticisms of Gardner's theory?
      -how do teachers implement Gardner's theory?
     **LT: I will be able to assess my IQ 
          P1.4


Wednesday, November 8
1. News
2. Correct quiz
3. Introduce psychological tests  I  50
                -design a test
    **LT: I will be able to explain test standardization and how test validity is assessed
            *P1.4


Tuesday, November 7
1. News
2. Share/discuss venn diagram and emotions assignment
3. Close reading assignment
4. Quiz
      **LT: I will be able to give examples of physiological theories of emotion
                    P1.4 
   



Monday, November 6
1. News
2. Discuss/share theories of emotion assignment
3. video review
4. Create a Venn diagram comparing physiological and cognitive 
      theories of emotion
       
**LT: I will be able to give examples of physiological theories of emotion
                    P1.4 


Friday, November 3
1. News
2. Correct vocab assignment
3.  Read about emotions I  35
             -How do emotions happen? (4 ways)
             -Where do emotions come from? (two theories):
             -List/describe physiological theories and the cognitive theories of emotion
            **LT: I will be able to give examples of physiological theories of emotion
                    P1.4 



Thursday, November 2
1. News
2. Discuss/present biological motivation
3. Independent seat work
4. Read about emotions   I 35
    
**LT: I will be able to describe the biological and social needs of humans
          P1.4


Wednesday, November 1
1. News
2. Finish/share theories of motivation
3. Case study  I  25
4. Biological and social motives
          -small group research
               -explain what  your topic is about (include key vocab)
               -explain how it applies to us
               -create a visual aid
      **LT: I will be able to describe the biological and social needs of humans
          P1.4
**IF ABSENT: Complete a DETAILED outline of 12.2





Tuesday, October 31
1. News
2. Review language vocab and primary source reading
3. Motivation: Read about the theories of motivation   I  20
4. Create a chart that will illustrate and explain the four theories of motivation
             -each theory needs to include:
                      -the founder
                      -a detailed explanation of how the theory works
                      -an explanation of it's faults/criticisms  (what does it fail to explain)
                      -an illustration that will help to explain the theory
       **LT: I will be able to explain the 4 theories of motivation
         *P1.4 



Monday, October 30
1. News
2. Discuss section review questions
3. Introduce "language"  I  11
    -read about exploring language
    -the structure of language 
            -what is it?/define and give an example of:
            -phonemes, morphemes, syntax, and semantics
4. Read about psychology and you "bilingualism"  I  14
5. Partner work: sound patterns
         **LT: I will be able to explain the structure of language
             P2.5


Friday, October 27
1. News
2. Read about three types of thinking  I  4
3. Explore problem solving and creativty
          -create a venn diagram to compare the two
4. Read case study "checkmate"  I  10
          -respond to questions
5. Complete section review questions
       **LT: I will be able to explain the difference between 
           problem solving and creative thinking
          *P1.4



Thursday, October 26
**Down load book 3
1. News
2. Introduce thinking and problem solving by reading 
       exploring psychology  I  2
3. Have students independently read about units of thought
4. Group work
5. Have groups present their results (discuss)
6. exit ticket (check for understanding)
7. Kinds of thinking (if time)
       **LT: I will be able to desribe the five units of thought
                *P1.4
**IF ABSENT: Read chapter 11.1 and complete the section 1 assessment.  


Wednesday, October 25
1. Formal evaluation
    **LT: I will be able to demonstrate mastery of the content in
              chapters 9 & 10


Tuesday, October 24
1. News
2. Finish/share memory pamplets
3. Test review for test  # 3
        **LT: I will be able to explain how recognition, recall, and relearning are related
            *P1.4



Monday, October 23
1. News
2. Finish group work and present
3. Case study  I 130
4. Introduce retrieving information  I 131
5. Retrieving information: You will be creating a pamphlet informing your friends and family
       how you can help them improve their memory. This pamphlet needs to include the following:
         -Explain the process of recognition
         -Explain how a person recalls information (be specific, there are different ways)
         -Explain state-dependent learning (include relearning)
         -Explain why people forget (there are different reasons
         -Finally, explain how a person can improve their memory
*Most importantly, have FUN and create a neat and attractive piece of literature!
         -This project is worth 30 points
            **LT: I will be able to identify several memory retrieval processes
              *P1.4


Friday, October 20
1. News
2. Share posters
3. Time reports: Fertile Minds (case study in psychology)
4. Introduce memory and thought
5. Divide into groups: each group will
           -read about the process of memory
           -create a visual aid that will summarize your specific topic
           -present your topic to the class (stressing key vocab terms)
           -EACH group member should participate
*IF ABSENT: Read and outline (in detail ) chapter 10.1
           **LT: I will be able to explain one of the processes of memory
             *P1.4



Thursday, October 19
1. News
2. Discuss behavior modification
3. Create a poster that illustrates the two types of social learning
          -(on the back) list the events in your daily life that you can associate
            with social learning
4. Complete critical thinking questions from chapter 9 assessment  

 **students will be able to describe the two types of social learning 
                P1.4
 


Wednesday, October 18
1. News
2. Complete partner work
3. Share cognitive learning vocab
4  Read about behavior modification  I  112
          -list and explain four types
5. Create a poster that illustrates the two types of social learning
          -(on the back) list the events in your daily life that you can associate
            with social learning
**IF ABSENT: 1. explain modeling and behavior modification
                               2. list/explain 4 programs designed to modify a person's behavior
                               3. 9.3 assessment # 4 & 5 
        **students will be able to describe the two types of social learning 
                P1.4


Tuesday, October 17
1. News
2. Review/discuss shaping and chaining
3. Review section 9.1&2 quiz
4. Social learning: Cognitive learning and modeling
                Read about cognitive learning  I  108
                  -define: latent learning, cognitive maps, and learned helplessness
5. Read about modeling and behavior modification  I   111
6. Partner assignment

**IF ABSENT: Read chapter 9 (section 3) and create a DETAILED outline
                                       of this section  
            *students will be able to explain how cognitive learning takes place
              *P2.1
 


Monday, October 16
1. News
2. Share operant conditoning papers
3. Review assignment
4.  Read about "shaping and chaining"  I 104
         -explain how shaping works
         -explain what chaining is 
         -what is aversion control
         -explain two ways in which unpleasant events can affect your behavior
                        -explain two types of negative reinforcement
                        -list the problems associated with punishment

           **students will be able to explain how operant conditioning occurs
             P2.1


Friday, October 13
1. News
2. Review operant conditioning terms/assessment
3. Applied operant conditioning (individual papers)
           **students will be able to explain how operant conditioning occurs
             P2.1



Thursday, October 12
1. News
2. Share storyboards/Little Albert
3. Classical conditioning expirament
4. Read about operant conditioning  I 99
         -define vocab terms  I 99
5. Answer question 2 in the section 2 assessment  I 107
        **LT: I will be able to explain how operant conditioning
                 work       
          *P2.1



Wednesday, October 11
1. Finish storyboards
2. Read about little Albert I 98
          -answer questions
3. Read about operant conditioning  I 99
         -define vocab terms  I 99
4. Answer question 2 in the section 2 assessment  I 107
        **LT: I will be able to explain how operant conditioning
                 work       
          *P2.1


Tuesday, October 10
1. News
2.  Read chapter 9, section 1
            -define the key vocab terms I 90
3. Exploring psychology   I 90
4. Group work: Creating a storyboard to illustrate the steps in classical conditioning
**IF ABSENT: complete the section 1 assessment (in great detail- less IS NOT more)
                                   -include the application activity
             **students will be able to explain how classical conditioning occurs
               *P2.1



Monday, October 9
1. News
2. Formal evaluation
   **LT: I will be able demonstrate mastery of chapters 7 & 8


Friday, October 6
HAPPY HOMECOMING!
1. News
2. Continue reviewing for test
3. Kahoot
       **LT: I will be to summarize the concepts of sensation and perception
       *P2.1  


Thursday, October 5
1. News
2. Finish chapter 8 review
3. Partner kahoot review
      **LT: I will be to summarize the concepts of sensation and perception
       *P2.1  


Wednesday, October 4
1. News
2. Case study (primary source document)
3. Complete Chapter 8 assessment

    **LT: I will be to summarize the concepts of sensation and perception
       *P2.1  


Tuesday, October 3
1. News
2. Group presentations
3. Case study  I  81
4. Readings in psychology  I  85
5. Partner work
      
            **students will be able to explain one of the Gestalt principles
           *P2.1 



Monday, October 2
1. News
2. Review assignment (from Friday)
3. Introduce the concept of perception
4.  The Gestalt principles of perceptual organization (group assignment)
          -each group will research a type of perceptual organization
          -each group will explain how this type of organization helps us to make sense of 
                    the world around us
          -each will prepare a visual aid (to aid in their presentation)
          -each group will present their findings to the class
*If Absent Today: Read about, list, and describe the 7 types of Gestalt principles 
               of perceptual organization (be specific and detailed)
        **LT: I will be able to explain one of the Gestalt principles
           *P2.1  



Friday, September 29
1. News
2. Discuss drug categories
2. Review vocab from 8.1
3. Read about the senses
           -independent seat work
     **LT: I will be able to describe how the sense organs are the 
               receptors of sensation
          *P2.1


Thursday, September 28
1. News
2. Finish up drugs and conciousness
              -exploring psychology  (a letter to parents)
         -7 drug categories: give examples of each and their effect on behavior
3.  read chapter 8 (section 1) i 56
         -List and define vocab terms from page i 56
5. Based on the information in this chapter (8.1), what tentative answers
                 can you pose to each of these question:
                 -Why do things look as they do?
                 -How do we see whether or not we are moving,              
                         and if we are, where are we going?
                 -How do we see where we are in the environment? 
                 -How do we see how to do things?

               **LT: I will be able to describe the effects drugs have on
                consciousness
               *P1.1



Wednesday, September 27
1. News
2. Finish presentations
3. Close read primary source document: 
3. Drugs and consciousness  (i 46)
         -exploring psychology  (a letter to parents)
         -7 drug categories: give examples of each and their effect on behavior

     **LT: I will be able to describe the effects drugs have on
                consciousness
               *P1.1 


Tuesday, September 26
1. News
2. Discuss hypnosis, biofeedback, and meditation
3. Group work:
        -ead 7.3ach group will research an altered state of consciousness
        -each group will present their findings to the class
        -the presentations must contain the following:
               *a description of the altered state                   *reasons for studying it further
               *description of past research (and results)     *a proposed research topic or project
               *some type of visual aid (prezi, power point,)
**If absent today: List/explain: sleep and dreams, hypnosis, biofeedback, and         meditation 
     Also answer the section review questions on page 195 (ch.7.2)
              
  **LT I will be able explain the difference between hypnosis,
                  biofeedback, and meditation
              *k16



Monday, September 25
1. News
2. Complete sleep/sleep disorders chart and share
3. Read about hypnosis, biofeedback, and meditation
4. Self-hypnosis lab
5. List/explain: hypnosis, biofeedback, and meditation
           **students will be able explain the difference between hypnosis,
                  biofeedback, and meditation
              *k16



Friday, September 22
1. News
2. Review sleep/dreams vocab
3. Demonstration of "altered state"
4. Create a chart that summarizes the stages of sleep
            -chart needs to include the following column headings:
                   -name of stage    -physical state
                   -mental state       -average length of stage
5. Create a chart of sleep disorders
           -Use these headings for your chart:
                  -when it occurs           -what causes it
                 -What treatments are available
            **LT: I will be able to explain the stages of sleep.
              *P2.3 


Thursday, September 21
1. Formal evaluation
2. Sleep and dreams ( 7.1 )

         LT: I will be able to demonstrate a complete understanding
               of the connection between the mind and body
              **P2.5


Wednesday, September 20
1. News
2. Paper review/create kahoot

  ** LT. :I will be able to explain the connection between the mind
                and the body
              *P2.5


Tuesday, September 19
1. News
3. Kahoot review

          ** LT. :I will be able to explain the connection between the mind
                and the body
              *P2.5


Monday, September 18
**HAPPY CONSTITUTION DAY!
1. Close reading exercise
2. Brief video of how the Constituion was created
     LT: I will be able to explain how the Constitution was created
        ** 2.1.1


Friday, September 15
1. News
2. Complete/discuss cooperatve learning activity
3. Informal evaluation
          **LT: I will be able to connect various traits to either heredity
             or the environment 
            P1.3



Thursday, September 14
1. News
2. Present group projects (Endocrine system)
3. Introduce the concept of Nature vs Nurture  ( I - 23 )
4. Students will complete the section review activity  I  25
5. Cooperative learning activity
        **I will be able to explain the difference between
           nature and nurture.
           *P1.3


Wednesday, September 13
1. News
2. Introduce the Endocrine System I  19
3. Independent reading  
4. Group project
     *IF ABSENT: complete chapter 6.3 section assessment  ( I  22 )
           **I will be able to explain how the endocrine system works
             *P1.4


Tuesday, September 12
1. News
2. Research the story of Phineas Gage
3. Examine how psychologists study the brain ( I - 14 )
4. With a partner, read and discuss the case study on page 169 ( I -18 )
5. The Endocrine system? (vocab. 6.3)
          **students will be able to describe three methods used to explore the brain
            *P2.5





Monday, September 11
1. News
2. Introduce the brain  I  9
         -List and describe the three parts of the brain (including the components of each)
         -Describe the left and right hemispheres of the brain (ie. what do they do)
         -Explain how the two are connected
3.  Review profiles in psychology: Roger Sperry
4.  Examine case study on page  I  18
     **L.T.:  I will be able to describe the three parts of the brain
         *P1.4


Friday, September 8
1. News
2. Review parts of a neuron 
3. Groups present research on neurotransmitters
4. Introduce the brain  I  9
         -List and describe the three parts of the brain (including the components of each)
         -Describe the left and right hemispheres of the brain (ie. what do they do)
         -Explain how the two are connected
     **L.T.:  I will be able to describe the three parts of the brain
         *P1.4


Thursday, September 7
1. News
2. Review nervous system
3. Examine how neurons operate  ( I - 6)
4. Groups: Neurotransmitter research
      **IF absent, complete section review questions  I  8
      LT
   *I will be able to describe how neurons operate
        **p1.1

        

Wednesday, September 6
1. News
2. Introduction exercise
3. Pre-test
4. Introduce the nervous system  I 4
         -Read about the nervous system (how it works)
         -examine how neurons operate
       
       *I will be able to describe the two parts of the nervous system
        **p1.1


Tuesday, September 5
1. News
2. School  procedures  (handbook)
3. Download book
5. Introductions
      *Target goal: I will be able to explain Mr. Coats' classroom procedures