DECEMBER 2014

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1 - Day 6
Double 5
Red-Lining from Illusion of Race documentary
2 - Day 7
Gaining Voice
Blacks: 1954-1965
Emmitt Till

3 - Day 1
Gaining Voice
Blacks: 1954-1965
Little Rock Nine

HW: Crash Course: Civil Rights and the 1950s
4 - Day 2
Gaining Voice
Women: 1963-1975
The Pill (PBS site)
On Vimeo
Margaret Sanger
For enrichment: Feminine Mystique

HW: Crash Course The 1960s in America (15 min)
5 - Day 3
Gaining Voice
Women: 1975-today
Jean Kilbourne: Still Killing Us Softly

HW: Read AT LEAST one of the current issues linked off Monday 12/8
8 - Day 4
Current Issues Jig Saw
Segregated School
Economic Impact of Suspensions
N-Word Interactive
Gender Pay Gap
NEW: Talking about Race; Justice and Race

HW: Review writing prompts for Wednesday; choose one before arriving to class
9 - Black Day
We drop today
10 - Gold Day
Choose a writing prompt
11 -  Early Dismissal 5(6)
We drop today
12 - Day 7
Research Paper
Step 1: Topic Selection and Question Development

HW: Arrive to Class on Monday committed to a topic with 2 news stories (see your Google doc guide)
15 - Day 1
RESEARCH PAPER WEEK
Review news stories, generate questions
16 - Day 2
RESEARCH PAPER WEEK
Using Databases
17 - Day 3
RESEARCH PAPER WEEK
Using Databases
18 - Day 4
RESEARCH PAPER WEEK
Source Location and Evaluation
Become a Google Power User
Search Tips
More Tips & Tricks
Use Advanced Search
Using search tool in Google docs
19 - Day 5
RESEARCH PAPER WEEK
Double class
Film or documentary resources to consider

22 - Day 6
RESEARCH PAPER WEEK
Double class
Finish and submit Annotated Bib (Rubric)
Reading and Note-taking
23 - Day 7/1
The Art of Letter Writing:
What do the authors of these letters value about words and writing? What do you know about each of them as a person?
Sam G.
Kurt Vonnegut
E.B. White
Robert Pirosh
No School - Holiday Vacation!
End-of-Semester Reflection Prompts