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HP January

Jan. 6
Block A
Jan. 7-8
Block B:
Jan. 9-10
In class today:
We discussed Japanese internment camps (background), previewed vocabulary for the story on p. 318, read "Camp Harmony" pp. 319-323, and discussed briefly the details of the story.

Homework: Research Japanese internment camps in the U.S. during WWII. Make a list of ten interesting pieces of information and the sources you used to find the information.
 
 
 
 
 
 Reader's Group meeting and discussions. Reading time for next goal. 1 hour
 
Japanese Internment Discussion
Read poem
Compare and Contrast the two pieces of writing.
 
Homework: Research Japanese internment camps in the U.S. during WWII. Make a list of ten interesting pieces of information and the sources you used to find the information.
 
 

  
 Homework Due and writing assignment.
 
Write a paragraph informing the reader about Japanese Internment Camps based on your homework.
 
Reader's Group meeting and discussion. Reading Time.
 
"The Gettysburg Address"
pp. 329-331
 
Class Spelling Bee
 
 
Single Per.:
Jan. 13
Block A:
Jan. 14-15
Block B:
Jan. 16-17
Go to the link www.vocabulary.com and build your vocabulary. Prove it to me. 
Compare/Contrast Essay due date postponed until 1/24. It will not be in this grading term.

Notes given on structure. 
Period 2 Watched a one hour video from PBS called The March. Students collaboratively completed a main idea/details web to turn in. 

 
Single Per.:
Jan. 20
Block A:
Jan. 21-22
Block B:
Jan. 23-24
No School
Holiday
MLK Day
This week students will be analyzing the MLK "I Have a Dream" speech along with historical context of the March on Washington. 
(allusion, parallel construction, figurative language, extended metaphor) 

Homework: Students complete a compare/contrast essay of at least three paragraphs on "Camp Harmony" and "In Response to Executive Order 9066." Some finished it last week. It is not going to be on this semester's grade.  
NEWSELA articles have been placed in the binder for extend practice. (not required) 
 End of Semester One
Jan. 27-28
Jan. 29  Single
Jan. 30-31 Block
NO School
 
 
Semester Two Begins


Homework: Visit www.procon.org to pick a topic for your persuasive speech. Practice your vocabulary words on Quizlet. MLK Project due Friday.

 

 


 
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