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Downloadable Schedule: 4/24/2017

Activities

Objectives: The student will . . .          

Monday 4/24

1.       Evergreen Chapter 17: Special College Skills: Summary and Quotation, parts A, B and C.

2.       Power Point on personal statements for college essays.

3.       Begin to read handout on college essays: “About the College Application Essay.”

4.       Complete handout on brainstorming.

5.       Read silently when done with brainstorming.

A.      Comprehend how to avoid plagiarism, summarize and use direct and indirect quotations.

B.      Utilize reading (and listening) for information and active reading/listening skills.

C.      Demonstrate the ability to organize information for an essay.

Tuesday 4/25

  1. Quiz on chapters 1-4 in The Catcher in the Rye.
  2. Discuss key questions from 3 and 4.
  3. Begin reading chapters 5-9.
  4. Begin Themes and Motifs from The Catcher in the Rye.
  5. John Greene Crash Course on Catcher part 1
  6. Grammar Lesson 12.3.

 

 

A.      Demonstrate mastery of events in a novel.

B.      Comprehend literary devices, themes and motifs in a work of literature.

C.     Utilize reading (and listening) for information and active note-taking/listening skills.

D.     Demonstrate skills in using modifiers.

 

Wednesday 4/26

  1. Evergreen Chapter 17: Special College Skills: Summary and Quotation, parts A, B and C.
  2. Read “About the College Application Essay.”
  3. Complete character map for college essay plan.

*Use brainstorming attributes

  1. Complete brainstorming questions and pass out old essays.

 

A.      Comprehend how to avoid plagiarism, summarize and use direct and indirect quotations.

B.      Demonstrate the ability to organize information for an essay.

C.     Demonstrate ability to self-assess one’s own best attributes. 

Thursday 4/27

  1. Continue notes on Themes and Motifs in The Catcher in the Rye.
  2. Work in groups on 1940s presentations:

         Review citation machine, how to Google and how to create and print notes pages in PowerPoint.

         Dr. Ward explains available databases for research.

 

A.      Utilize reading (and listening) for information and active note-taking/listening skills.

B.      Demonstrate ability to work cooperatively in a group.

C.     Demonstrate the ability to create an electronic presentation.

Friday 4/28

  1. Quiz on chapters 5-9.
  2. Discussion questions on chapters 5 – 9.
  3. Begin reading chapters 10-13.
  4. Begin Lessons 27 and 28 vocabulary.

         Lessons 27 and 28, pp. 107-114.

         Analogies Lesson 14, p. 139.

         Context Lesson 14, p. 221-226.

 

A.      Demonstrate mastery of events in a novel.

B.      Draw conclusions about author's message, and values, and purpose.

C.     Utilize available technology to begin vocabulary exercises.