Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017



Objective:
  • I can use formatting (i.e. titles, headings, captions) and graphics (i.e. charts, bold, pictures) to aid in comprehension and visual interest of my poster.
Instruction:
Warm Up: Text Features (from the example) What are they? (List) What purpose do they serve? (How do they help a reader?)

Lesson: Permission and Copyrights for Pictures
Classwork:
Work Time:  
-Students will continue creating a digital poster to inform about the topic of either race or gender discrimination using text features to present information in an organized manner.

Debrief: Progress check for Friday’s celebration
Homework:
  • Work on final as needed if not on track to finish by Thursday
Reminders:
  • Digital Posters due AT THE END OF CLASS by Thursday, 11/16!
  • Class celebration with be Friday, 11/17 for students who do NOT have missing assignments and have submitted their digital posters!

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017



Objective:
  • I can write informative text to convey my ideas on a specific topic.
  • I can write use formatting (i.e. titles, headings, captions) and graphics (i.e. charts, bold, pictures) to aid in comprehension and visual interest of my poster.
Instruction:
Warm Up: Check in and Celebrations Planning

Lesson: Review Digital Poster Rubric
Poster My Wall - logistics and how to use website
Classwork:
Work Time:  
-Students will begin being creating a digital poster to showcase their written work.

-Students will use their time today to “catch up” on missing assignments as needed.

Debrief: Career expo survey
Homework:
  • Work on final as needed if not on track to finish by Thursday
Reminders:
  • Digital Posters due AT THE END OF CLASS by Thursday, 11/16!
  • Class celebration with be Friday, 11/17 for students who do NOT have missing assignments and have submitted their digital posters!

Monday, November 13, 2017



Objective:
  • I can write a well developed paragraph explaining how a historical and current example of discrimination violate the founding principles of America.
  • I can use RACE format to organize my thinking in my paragraph.
Instruction:
Warm Up: Quick attendance and expectations (sub)

Lesson: Short Constructed Response - RACE format and sentence starters
Classwork:
Work Time:  
-Students will write a well-developed paragraph explaining how a historical and current example of discrimination violate the founding principles of America (in Google Classroom).

Debrief: SUBMIT Assignment and HW if necessary
Homework:
  • Finish your paragraph if you did not finish in class already.
Reminders:
  • Digital Posters due AT THE END OF CLASS by Thursday, 11/16!
  • Class celebration with be Friday, 11/17 for students who do NOT have missing assignments and submit their posters on time!

Thursday, November 9, 2017



Objective:
  • I can determine the main ideas / key points of the text.
  • I can write an objective summary of ONE of my sources on my research topic.
Instruction:
Warm Up: Assessing Credibility - Current, Authority, Bias (CAB) practice

Lesson: Summary Review - (Determining main ideas by subtitles or subsections)
Classwork:
Work Time:  
-Students will determine the key points / main ideas of one credible source (found through independent research) and write and objective summary of the text.

Debrief: Timeline and Checklist for final assessment
Homework:
  • Today is the last day to work on your objective summary in class (current example of race or gender discrimination).
  • Review deadlines for final assessment and work as needed on the final project.
Reminders:
  • Return Career Expo field trip permission slips to your Period 3 teacher by Thursday, November 9th!
  • No school Friday, November 10th
  • Career Expo is Tuesday, November

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017



Objective:
  • I can assess the credibility and accuracy of each source found through my research.
  • I can determine the source’s authority, bias, and currency of information.
Instruction:
Warm Up: Review - research topic and examples

Lesson: Assessing Credibility - Current, Authority, Bias (CAB)
Model Text: Colorblindness: the New Racism?
Classwork:
Work Time:  
-Students will assess the credibility of at least two sources found through research yesterday using “CAB” organizer in Google Classroom.

Debrief: Exit Ticket - List 3 ways you know your source is credible (has authority).
Homework:
  • Finish “CAB” organizer in Google Classroom
  • P3-P4 Finish “RAD” organizer in Google Classroom
Reminders:
  • Return Career Expo field trip permission slips to your Period 3 teacher by Thursday, November 9th!
  • No school Friday, November 10th

Tuesday, November 7, 2017



Objective:
  • I can use re-phrasing and synonyms in my search terms to help me find current examples of race or gender discrimination.
  • I can locate at least two sources that address my research topic.
Instruction:
Warm Up: MLK Objective Summary Revisions

Lesson: Search Terms - rephrasing keywords to generate relevant sources
Classwork:
Work Time:  
-Students will determine multiple search terms to help them locate at least 2 relevant sources on the topic of race or gender discrimination in current society.

Debrief: Class List- examples of race or gender discrimination found through research today.
Homework:
  • Make sure you have at least 2 sources by tomorrow to evaluate for credibility.
Reminders:
  • Return Career Expo field trip permission slips to your Period 3 teacher by Thursday, November 9th!
  • No school Friday, November 10th

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017




Objective:
  • I can write an objective summary of the text “Montgomery Bus Boycott”
Instruction:
Warm Up: Find Someone Who... (Weekend Edition)
MLK speech warm up in Google Classroom

Lesson: Class Discussion - key ideas in the text
Classwork:
Work Time:  
-Students will determine key groups and points to include in their objective summary

-Students will write an objective summary of the text “Montgomery Bus Boycott” using formal style, appropriate transitions, and academic verbs.

Debrief:
Homework:
  • Finish MLK speech objective summary
Reminders:
  • Study session for this week ONLY has been switched to Monday, 11/6, from 3:50 PM-4:20 PM.
  • Return Career Expo field trip permission slips to your Period 3 teacher by Thursday, November 9th!
  • No school Friday, November 10th