AUGUST ~ SEPTEMBER 2014

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A Quick Chromebook Guide 27 - Falcon Day
"Where I'm From" by George Ella Lyon
Write your own: Template (all share)

HW: Select an image of you or one that represents you. The image should enhance or expand the content of your poem. Then create a one-page visual display of both
28 - Day 1
TED: Chimamanda Adichie
What is the story?
What are the other stories?
HDYK the stories?
Why tell these stories?
What is the power of stories?

Syllabus; Complete List of Standards
29 - Day 2
Hart: Intro Henry IV, Part 1

Whiting: Intro Chromebooks, upload your poem, discuss Sites

HW: Rev War Reading 1

Contextual Video for Review:
Prelude to the Revolution
Sept. 1
No School
Labor Day
2 - Day 3
Hart: Summer Reading Timed Write

Whiting: work with a group to complete this timeline of the Road to Revolution as companion to revolution in Henry
3 - Day 4
Finish completing your timeline and post to the class timeline then discuss
INTERDISCIPLINARY CONNECTIONS:
How do these versions of the American Revolution compare with the issues and questions being raised after Henry IV takes the throne and the rebels encamp?
4 - Day 5
Abigail Adams Letters
5 - Day 6
Abigail Adams Letters
8 - Day 7
John and Abigail: Agree or Disagree
Rubric (standards included)

Write in class and submit; finish for HW if necessary.

POST TO YOUR WEBSITE
9 - Day 1
Declaration of Independence

HW: finish response to John and Abigal

Contextual Video for Review:
The Revolutionary War
10 - Day 2
Work in groups to examine a segment from Rev War Reading 2 and the paired text comparison linked with that section. Remember Adiche's premise: there is danger in a single story

Use Padlet to present your assessment.
- what stories help you understand what happened?
- why should we care about all of the stories?
- what info do you trust? why?
(add your initials to your post-its)
RUBRIC (add tech standards)
11 - Day 3
Whiting out today

Options:
1) Work quietly and independently on revising your response to Adiche's TED talk. Write your new draft in a Google Doc and share with MsW.JBHS at the end of class.

2) If you have time, finish response to John and Abigail

3) Work on Padlet
12 - Day 4
Double Class (all of you together for two periods)

Finish Rev War Reading 2 Padlet

Discussion:
INTERDISCIPLINARY CONNECTIONS:
How do these versions of the American Revolution compare with the issues and questions being raised after as Hal prepares for his assent to the throne?

Responses to John and Abigail DUE today - shared with MsW.JBHS by 2:15PM
15 - Day 5
Finish Padlet.
Set privacy to public, send the URL to my gmail.

Work on Adams' Letters Revision
16 - Day 6
Finish Padlet.
Set privacy to public, send the URL to my gmail.

Work on Adams' Letters Revision
17 - Day 7
TED: Tracy Chevalier, Finding the Story Inside the Painting

How does Chevalier understand a painting? How have you understood paintings?

Intro Art of the Revolution
18 - Day 1
Art of the Revolution
(rubric included)
19 - Day 2
In-class writing day to revise Adams Responses

We will choose a revision due date at the end of class.

HW: Finish Adams Response
22 - Day 3
Art of the Revolution

POST TO YOUR WEBSITE

Shall we make a book of our stories?

HW: Finish Adams Response or Rev Art for Wednesday

BRING HEADPHONES TOMORROW!
23 - Day 4
Open in VideoNot.es PBS: Liberty
Episode 6: Are We to be a Nation?
Questions

Have headphones today

HW: Finish Adams Response or Rev Art for Wednesday
24 - Day 5
Zinn vs. Morgan on the Revolution
Compare selections from Howard Zinn, "Tyranny is Tyranny" from A People's History with Morgan, Birth of the Republic

DUE: Either Adams Response or Art of the Rev
25
No School
Rosh Hashanah
26 - Day 6
Zinn vs. Morgan on the Revolution
Compare selections from Howard Zinn, "Tyranny is Tyranny" from A People's History with Morgan, Birth of the Republic
29-  Day 1 (NEASC)
Let's Compare selections together. Then finish this reading exercise

30 - Day 2 (NEASC)
Revolutionary War Assessment
(standards included)

Create on Canva - here is a model

DUE: Adams Response or Art of the Rev (whichever you still owe me)