JANUARY~FEBRUARY 2015

Finish social contract SketchNote
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
19 - No School 20 - No School 21 - Falcon Day 22- Day 7 23 - Day 1
MLK, Jr. Day Intersession Day Period 1
Chromebooks: logging in, email me

It's not too late to review the year that has passed, then we will look to the semester that awaits.
- list the issues
- list what you know about each
- what questions do you have?
Period 1
Add "CiteThisForMe" browser extension to Chrome.

Choose one issue from the NYT collection

Read and unpack the editorial; discuss with people considering the same topic as you

Editorial aggregator: DailyOpEd
A great news aggregator: Allsides
Period 1
Time to finish editorial analysis

Whole class consideration of a political cartoon


HW: Share your editorial analysis (Google Doc) with me
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26 - 2 27 - 3 28 - 4 (2-hour delayed opening) 29 - 5 30 - 6
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Blizzard Day
- No School
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TIC TAC TOE
Step 1: class discussion of center questions
Step: 2 choose a square and complete that task

Cartoons about Charlie Hebdo
Period 1
TIC TAC TOE

Step 3: choose next square and complete task
Step 4: class discussion revisiting center question

HW: Finish step 3, share Google doc with me
Period 1
Free Speech Speed Date
How do we draw a line between what is offensive speech and what is dangerous?
Can we limit free speech?
What are some things that you feel shouldn't be protected by freedom of speech?
What type of speech do you think or feel is essential to protect?
How can free speech make us better citizens?
Does free speech promote tolerance?
What is the relationship between our free speech and the power of the government?
Does free speech make society more or less stable?
Essential Questions

Period 3
Now, consider a political cartoon about the current event you examined

HW: Finish Cartoon Analysis Guide

If you finish your cartoon early: play TIC TAC TOE
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Period 3 drops due to snow delay
Period 3 same as period 1
HW
: Finish step 3, share Google doc with me
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Period 8
Time to finish editorial analysis

Whole class consideration of a political cartoon


HW: Share your editorial analysis (Google Doc) with me
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HW: Finish step 3, share Google doc with me
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FEBRUARY 2 - Day 7 3 - Day 1 4 - Day 3 ED cancelled 5 - Day 4 (snow delay: 1,2,3,6,5,8) 6 - Day 5
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SNOW DAY!
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The Enlightenment

Joseph Wright, 1768
An Experiment on a Bird in an Air Pump

Each person in your group should choose a different person in the painting to consider; for your person, answer the following questions then share as a group:

What can this person see?
What might this person know, understand or believe?
About what might this person care deeply?
What might this person wonder or question?

What makes this painting work?
Period 1
Groups
: Survivor, Insurgent, Game of Thrones, Hunger Games, Animal Farm, Lord of the Flies (What is the origin and purpose of gov't)

State of Nature, the Social Contract and the Zombie Apocalypse! (we will read and annotate page 1 together)

Now: how does the author of your group's text understand, define or explain: state of  nature & social contract? Is your author Lockean or Hobbesian?

Enrichment reading: The State of Nature and the Social Contract
Hobbes on the State of Nature
Locke on the State of Nature
Period 1
Finish: how does the author of your group's text understand, define or explain: state of  nature & social contract? Is your author Lockean or Hobbesian?
Period 1
The State of Nature and the Social Contract

Making Meaning of a Visual Text
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Groups
: Survivor, Insurgent, Game of Thrones, Hunger Games, Animal Farm, Lord of the Flies (What is the origin and purpose of gov't)

State of Nature, the Social Contract and the Zombie Apocalypse! (we will read and annotate page 1 together)

Now: how does the author of your group's text understand, define or explain: state of  nature & social contract? Is your author Lockean or Hobbesian?

Enrichment reading: The State of Nature and the Social Contract
Hobbes on the State of Nature
Locke on the State of Nature
Period 3
Finish: how does the author of your group's text understand, define or explain: state of  nature & social contract? Is your author Lockean or Hobbesian?
Period 8 same as period 1 Period 8 drops today Period 8
The Enlightenment

Joseph Wright, 1768
An Experiment on a Bird in an Air Pump

Each person in your group should choose a different person in the painting to consider; for your person, answer the following questions then share as a group:

What can this person see?
What might this person know, understand or believe?
About what might this person care deeply?
What might this person wonder or question?

What makes this painting work?
Period 8
Same as period 3
Period 8
Same as period 1
9 - Day 6 10 - Day 7
snow delay 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8
11 - Day 1 12 - Day 2 13 - No School
Period 1
Snow Day
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TED talk: Heather Brooke
Guiding Questions
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Social Contract Discussion

Today's Meet backchannel chat
Period 1 drops today Gerrymandering
Media
Community Action
Period 3
Period 3
The State of Nature and the Social Contract

Making Meaning of a Visual Text
Share with me at the end of class
Period 3
Social Contract Discussion

Today's Meet backchannel chat
Period 3
TED talk: Heather Brooke
Guiding Questions
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Social Contract Discussion

Today's Meet backchannel chat
16 - No School 17 - No School 18 - Day 3 19 - Day 4 20 - Day 5
Presidents' Day
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Make a SketchNote
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Work on SketchNote
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Finish social contract SketchNote
DUE at the start of class on Monday
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Make a SketchNote
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Work on SketchNote
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Work on SketchNote
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23 - Day 6 24 - Day 7 25 - Day 1 26 - Day 2 27 - Day 3
Whiting @ Google HQ in Boston
Period 1
Sketchnote DUE

"Too Late to Apologize" - a musical interpretation of the Declaration

What was the Declaration of Independence?

A Reading of the Declaration
Period 1
Founding Docs analysis
Period 1
Finish Declaration of Independence
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Sub activity:
Alabama gay marriage debate; read, annotate and compare with debates over the Articles

supplemental reading with interactive map of state laws and numbers of same-sex households
Period 3
Finish social contract SketchNote
Period 3
"Too Late to Apologize" - a musical interpretation of the Declaration

What was the Declaration of Independence?

A Reading of the Declaration
Period 3
Founding Docs analysis
Period 3
Finish Declaration of Independence
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