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HP January

Single
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

Homework: Research Japanese internment camps in the U.S. during WWII. Make a list of fifteen interesting pieces of information and the sources you used to find the information.
 
 
 
Spelling Bee 2015 Words to Study
(see Documents tab) 
Read "Camp Harmony" pp. 319-323, and discussed briefly the details of the story. 



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 fifteen 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.

 
"The Gettysburg Address"
pp. 329-331
 
Class Spelling Bee
 
 
Single Per.:
Jan. 13
Block A:
Jan. 14-15
Block B:
Jan. 16-17
Annotation of Nonfiction Text
"Leaders and Success"
Abraham Lincoln

Homework: Do just the text to text assignment on the two pieces: "I Have A Dream" speech and "The Lasting Power of Dr. King's Speech"
http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/03/text-to-text-i-have-a-dream-and-the-lasting-power-of-dr-kings-dream-speech/
 
Finish Annotations
Analyze
"Gettysburg Address"

"Oh Captain, My Captain"
Walt Whitman

Watch 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


Homework: Read/Annotate/Take Notes on ---

 End of Semester One

Illuminate Reading Test
Illuminate Writing Test

Chromebook Cart
Jan. 26-27
Jan. 28  Single
Jan. 29-30
Block A



DEAR Log introduction
Read/re-read The Gettysburg Adddress
Reviewing our sources for the essay.
No Homework Short Week

Draft the essay.
Get a peer reviewer. 


No Homework Short Week
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