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IN CLASS
-The Odyssey Powerpoint
-Begin Reading and discussing The Odyssey Book 1 and 2
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The Odyssey Research Project
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TKAM Final Essay Due
Hero's Journey Intro (handout)
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Peer Editing Essay and Teacher/Student Editing
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-TKAM outline in class group work

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-TKAM final exam
-final essay prompts for TKAM (handout)



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-TKAM Vocabulary Test #2
-Eye of the Storm video
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-Writing Symbolism Paragraphs


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-TKAM Quiz Chpt. 17-21
-TKAM video clip "The Trial"


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-Scottsboro Trial Documentary and note taking


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-Poetry Analysis


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-Historical Presentation Quiz
 
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-TKAM Quiz chapters 12 and 13
-Historical presentations and note   taking


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-Chapter 10 and 11 Quiz
-Chapter 10 Mad Dog handout
-Start reading Chapter 12
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-Binder Organization
-QERMT #1 Chapter 3 Quotation
-Watch First 40 minutes of TKAM film.
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Read Chapter 9 and Answer the Chapter Study Guide Questions for Chapter 7-9





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 -Read Chapter 7 and 8
-Practice Vocabulary Words

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-Historical Research Group Project
-TKMB Quiz Chapters 5 and 6

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-TKMB Quiz Chapters 3 and 4
-TKMB In class summary assignment
(3 main points from chapters 1-4 and quotation per point)
-Harper Lee Powerpoint
-TKMB in class Illustration assignment
(1 illustration per chapter and quotation)
 


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-TKMB Quiz chapters 1 and 2
-TKMB Carousel Questions
-Mini Socratic Seminar on Carousel Q.s
-TKMB Vocabulary List #1



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-Review Final (Expository Writing)
-Set up Binder for TKMB
-Questionnaire on Racism
-Mini Socratic Seminar on Racism
-TKMB Pre-Reading Survey
-Start reading TKMB chapter 1







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-binder organization
-manipulation of the media
-video clips: slap chop and the commercialization of children










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 -discussion of lock down incident
-open notebook quiz #2
-Socratic seminar powerpoint
-vocab #4








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-Watch the film Of Mice and Men
-answer the video questions







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-journal entry #3 (how might mentally challenged people need or want to be treated in order to assure success or confidence)
-News Article/Video Clip on Bobby Woods. related questions and discussion.
-Paragraph writing #3 (Was killing Lennie an act of love or an act of selfishness/pity?







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-Finish OMAM
-In class CAHSEE prep writing  
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-OMAM power hierarchy continued
-OMAM cont. reading/summary





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-OMAM triangle of power hierarchy
-OMAM cont. reading
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-Friendship writing #1 peer       
 editing
-OMAM chapter 1 summary and 
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-Listen/Read Chapter 2 OMAM










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-In class writing: in one paragraph make the argument whether Lennie and George are good friends or false friends. Use your notes from class.
You should have at least two examples from the text and at least one direct quotation with an explanation. Your paragraph should include:
A) the topic sentence
B)evidence from the text
C)explanation of the evidence
D)the concluding statement

-Journal Entry "what is power"
-Power activity (handout)
-Read OMAM
-Power activity







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-What makes a good friend? (handout)

-Read Of Mice and Men, finish Chapter 1

-Brainstorming Friendship O.M.A.M.
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-John Steinbeck power point and notes

-Of Mice And Man Journal Write #1
What are the qualities of  a goof friend?

-Anticipation and Reflection Guide for Of Mice and Men (handout)

-Of Mice and Men Character Chart

-Start reading Of Mice and Men

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-Binder Organization
-The Great Depression (video/notes/partner share)
-monthly portfolio meeting (handout)


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-Literary Terms Test
-Binder Organization/Grade Self Assessment
-Vocabulary #2 (chron and anthrop)





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-Review "Prey" packet
-Literary term poster presentation
-Literary term review note taking














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- Discuss short story "Prey", find textual evidence to support the argument that Amelia is crazy.












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-Notes on Active Reading
-Read "Prey" (handout)
-Active Reading: Asking Questions
-Library Visit to receive Santa Cruz Public Library Cards







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Freshman Library Orientation






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-Suspense Scene Rough Draft Due
-Rough Draft Peer Editing
-Read "The Jacket" (handout)
-Notes on Literary Terms (handout)
-Re-Read "The Jacket" highlight the literary devices used in the text

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HOMEWORK
Read Book 1 and 2 Summary (handout)


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Work on Research Project Due Wednesday April 6th
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Watch a movie from the Hero's Journey List and complete the Hero's Journey step-by-step outline.
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Final Draft Due Friday

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-First draft TKAM due Monday

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outline for essay due on Thursday



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-Read Chapters 28, 29, 30, and 31 and answer study guide questions


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-Read Chapters 25, 26, and 27 and answer study guide questions
-finish symbolism paragraph handout
-Study for Vocabulary Test #2 (Friday)

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-Read Chapter 22,23, and 24 and answer study guide questions
-Study for Vocabulary Test #2 (Friday)


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Read Chapter 19,20, and 21 and answer study guide questions for Ch. 19


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Read Chapter 17 and 18 and answer study guide questions


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-Read Chapter 16 and answer study guide questions

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-Read Chapter 14 and 15 and answer Study Guide Questions


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-Read Chapter 12 and 13 and answer Study Guide Questions
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Read Chapter 10 and 11 and answer the study guide Questions for Chapter 10 and 11.
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Finish the Study Guide Questions for Chapter 7-9.





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Finish reading chapter 7 and 8 and
write summary for each. Due on Wednesday, 2/9/11.


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-Send me an email with the presentation notes from your group and a video link that helps teach your topic to the class.
jlowe1@sccs.santacruz.k12.ca.us

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Read Chapters 5 and 6 of TKMB
-3 main points and 1 quotations per main point.







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-Read Chapters 3 and 4 of TKMB
-fill in summary and character notes





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-Read through chapter 2 of TKMB
-fill in summary and character notes







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-1 page reflection on video and class discussion (see Mr. Lowe for guiding questions)











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Socratic seminar Questions 1-5 and
Vocab #4 (both due Thursday 12/2)








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-No Homework. Have a Great Thanksgiving.







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-Paragraph #3 notes and written or typed paragraph due on Tuesday.








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Homework: write one paragraph explaining the top and bottom of the power hierarchy.
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Homework: Final Draft of Friendship writing #1
in one paragraph make the argument whether Lennie and George are good friends or false friends. Use your notes from class.
A) the topic sentence
B)evidence from the text
C)explanation of the evidence
D)the concluding statement

Attach your rough draft to your final draft (typed or neatly written in blue or black pen)
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-The Great Depression Final Write (Due Monday 10/18)
-Monthly Portfolio Meeting (due Monday 10/18)



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-Vocabulary #2 (due Thursday 10/14)








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-study for literary term test on Tuesday















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-Complete the "Prey" Packet, due Friday October 8th













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-Final Draft of Suspense Scene due on Thursday, September 30th
-Final Draft must be typed, 1-2 pages, double spaced, 12 point, Times New Roman font.
-Rough Draft must be stapled to Final Draft in order to receive full credit.
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