Semester One Units
What's Next Unit
Rhetoric of the Op/Ed
Read/annotate Edlund article in ERWC book (page 29).
Good Food/Bad Food Unit:
9/12- Activity 1 (NB)
9/13- Activities 2, 3
Annotate (LM) Brody article
9/25- Activity 4 (NB)
Annotate (L&R) Waters and Heron article
Supersize Me video (handout)
Into the Wild
There are chapters available as audiobooks on Youtube. All you need to do is search "Into the Wild audiobooks Youtube" and you'll get a ton of links.
Sources for VOL unit:
Readings (pg 84):
Death with Dignity
Brittany Maynard One Year Later: Brittany's Legacy
Source Graphic Organizer
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1984- picking up books on 10/23
Handout (You can find the directions for all assignment here. Don't get too far ahead as I'm revising this unit as we go. Section One is revised as of 10/22.
Study Guide Graphic Organizer (link)
Section One 1984 Powerpoint Notes (link)
Section Two 1984 Powerpoint Notes (link)
Section Three 1984 Powerpoint Notes (link)
Golden Lines Graphic Organizer (link)
Essay Topic Powerpoint (link)
II and III- 10/29
Definition of Orwellian (link)
Types of Governments (link)
What is a dystopia (link)
IX (half)- 11/29
IX (half)- 11/30
Reference Documents: (click on the name to link to the document)
Essay Organization Help: Go to the Kirkman Reader and look under patterns. Each link will take you to a page that explains the organizational pattern.
Videos and Powerpoints
Semester Two Units
Juvenile Justice Unit
Activities Handout: link
Acting Your Age handout: link
Ms. Z's weekly powerpoints with daily agendas and activities can be found on the home page.
Complete the Acting Your Age handout;
in your notebook, start a section for Juvenile Justice.
Complete activity 1 (make sure to date and label).
We discussed activity 2, then added thoughts to activity 1.
Some periods may have started looking at and discussing activity 3 in small groups.
Make sure to complete Activities 3, 5, 7. Some of these will be in your notebook, some in the handout. Look carefully at the directions on your handout. Finish first read of Thompson/Lundstrom.
Make sure activities are done and that you've got left and right margins done for Thompson and Lundstrom. Sign up for Pride Time if you need more time to work on these articles.
Journal- What do Thompson and Lundstrom have in common? Are their positions on their topic the same? Explain.
Get Thompson/Lundstrom annotations stamped.
Complete Activity 8 in the handout
Period 2: Work on Activity 9- Descriptive Outline of one of the articles we've read so far. Your choice. Due 1/28
Period 2: video study guide for Second Chance Kids. We will take 2 days to get through the video.
second day of Second Chance Kids. If you miss any part of this, sign up for a study hall and bring your headphones.
Activity 13- Annotating Garinger/Jenkins. Look at the weekly post for specific instructions as we're looking for something a little different with this one.
1/28: Activity 14; turn in descriptive outline
Language, Gender, and Culture Unit
Emotional Intelligence TED Talk handout-link
links to the TED Talks are inside the document. Open it up and click on the name of the TED Talk you need to watch.
Walking like a Man from The Birdcage- link
Up talk and Vocal fry- link
Annoying vocal fry? link
Funny cultural ads-link
As of 4/26, we have read and annotated Brooks and Tannen. We did a PAPA Square together for Brooks. Copy those notes from a classmate. You will be turning in article annotations and a PAPA Square you do on your own for one of the other articles (NOT Brooks). There will also be a group poster project.
There are 3 components for the final for this class:
Letter to next year's senior in letter format
You will get information on these assignments later.
Into the Wild (ITW) Unit
All the docs for the essay are on the Google Classroom.
Graphic Organizer stamped on 3/21
Rough Draft (a bare bones intro and at least 2 well developed body paragraphs) due Friday 3/23
Final Draft (MLA format w/ works cited page and rubric copied into last page ) uploaded to Google Classroom by 11: 59PM on 3/29.
ITW DJs and Reading Notes are due Tuesday 4/10. Turn in your books that week.