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Downloadable Schedule: 2/20/2017

Activities

 

Objectives

The student will . . .

Monday 2/20

 

Presidents Day

Tuesday 2/21

1.     Finish SAT Reading test from seminar: passage #5, 43-52.

2.     “The Ten Thousand Hour Rule.”

3.      Continue discussion questions on chapter 2.

4.       Begin new vocabulary: Lessons 23 and 24

         Lessons 23 and 24: pp. 91-98

         Lesson 12: Analogies, p. 137

         Lesson 12: Context, pp. 209-214.

 

 

A.      Identify key ideas, details and support in a non-fiction reading selection.

B.      Utilize available technology to complete vocabulary exercises.

 

Wednesday 2/22

  1. Chapter 11.4 – Appositives and Incomplete Constructions, pp. 211-212.
  2. Quiz  Outliers  Chapter #2
  3. Begin chapters 3 and 4: “The Trouble with Geniuses.”

 

 

A.      Demonstrate knowledge of appositives and incomplete constructions.

B.      Identify main ideas, details and author’s purpose in non-fiction writing.

Thursday 2/23

 

1.       SAT Reading: notes and passage #3, test 5.

2.       Continue Evergreen – Chapter 13: Persuasion – Practice 1, 2, 3, 4, p. 155.

3.       Begin chapters 3 and 4: “The Trouble with Geniuses.”

4.       SAT Reading: Begin review and redo.

 

 

A.       Identify main ideas, details, and implied ideas when reading complex passages.

B.       Comprehend and implement methods of persuasion in essay writing.

Friday 2/24

1.       Grammar 11.5 – Agreement with an Antecedent, pp. 213-214.

2.       SAT Test #5, Writing and Language, Passage #3,.

3.       College Reading: Chapter 6 – Relationships PT. II.

 

A.      Demonstrate knowledge of general pronoun usage and agreement.

B.      Identify usage/mechanics errors and practice rhetorical skills.

C.      Understand connections or relationships between ideas in reading selections.