PREP CHECK FOR IR BOOKS RELATED TO YOUR RESEARCH TOPIC!!!CMC movie concludes/Introduce Unit 5 and tie into Capstone: most social issues are inherently connected to the concepts of change and tradition. We are in a continual state of flux and change as human beings, individually and in our social communities. How does one determine what traditions should stay and what should change? For individuals, families, communities, societies, and beyond? Ten-minute free write on these ideas, adding to this conversation. Class share out.
HOMEWORK: BRING YOUR IR BOOKS EVERY DAY!
3/22 IR in non fiction books with reading log and explain how to merge it with Capstone Portfolio; Continue Unit 5 Change and Tradition; handouts articles on assimilation (see file new 12R) and read in small groups different articles, become "experts," summarize the article, then report findings and opinions to the class; answer accompanying ESSENTIAL AND supporting questions from CORE for quick writes and discussions and exit tickets
IR in non fiction books with reading log; The Great Debaters film
HOMEWORK: BRING YOUR 6 RESEARCH SOURCES (AACCs plus CRAAP tests) and your Indep. Reading non fiction books that relate to your research topic to class 3/26 and each day afterwards!
3/21 END OF QUARTER 3
Finish Great Debators; discuss CAPSTONE PROJECT (Core p 265-274); review MLA and OWL resources for title pages, in-text citations and page numbering, and works cited; hand back group synthesis essays and discuss 2 main problems: OREOs and Thesis Statements!!!!!!!
handout on sample thesis statement/claims; your CAPSTONE MLA-formatted research paper must be 6 pages typed doublespaced (including the works cited page listing 6 research sources NOTE-your IR books do NOT have to be a source for your paper; however, they will be a source for your Multi Genre Portfolio and will be listed in the works cited page for your portfolio along with your other 6 sources.
HOMEWORK: Look over all the handouts you got today and write your Thesis Statement for your research paper
PREP CHECK TO SEE THAT YOU HAVE YOUR IR non fiction books; READING TIME; trade thesis statements with a friend and double check to see they have a clear claim/position statement plus three arguments or reasons to support that claim; class time for working on your Blueprints for your research paper. Be thorough! They are due 4/3
HOMEWORK: work on Blueprint due 4/3
SPRING BREAK 4/4 - 4/8
Get handouts for homework study on transitions, opening and closing strategies; Vocabulary Activity
HOMEWORK: Review transition words/phrases, opening and closing strategies to fine tune your research paper and make sure your Blueprint is ready.
FYI: All these docs are under the Resources Tab.
Submit Blueprint for a prep check, then hand back. REVIEW EMBEDDING QUOTES, WORKS CITED, IN TEXT CITATIONS, PAGE NUMBERING, TITLE PAGE ALL AVAILABLE AT OWL PURDUE. Your final paper IN MLA with works cited is due in CANVAS no later than midnight on April 21st. I recommend you get it done BEFORE Spring Break if possible so you only have one genre to work on during break.
HOMEWORK: Start working on turning your blueprint into a full fledged research paper. Follow the OREO format, spellcheck and read aloud as you go, use in text citations for all sources your quote or paraphrase, and use transitions to make your writing flow together cohesively.
INTRODUCE MULTIGENRE PORTFOLIOS! Start planning what research info will be shared via what genre. 1st genre due beginning of class next time. Remember, genres must look AUTHENTIC and convey research information that does not/will not repeat in another genre.
HOMEWORK: Genre 1
4/19 GREAT AMERICAN SHAKEOUT TAKE COVER AND EVAC DRILL
IR while I check your 1st genres. Genre work day. Participation points for show of work at the end of class. GOAL: try to complete a 2nd genre today
HOMEWORK: Work on your research paper; Genre 2 finished and complete Genre 3; bring materials to work on your genres 4-6 to class
4/21 Work Day
Submit genres 2 and 3; class work time for genres 4-6; share lab; you can also read in your IR books
HOMEWORK: genres 4-6 are due 4/28; bring materials you need to work on your portfolio binder after break. You will have three work days in class to prepare and assemble it.
4/25 Work Day
Submit genres 4-6-I will check these and hand them back by the bell; assign end notes, table of contents, works cited (WHICH WILL INCLUDE YOUR IR NOVEL), and reflections. Hand back genres 2 and 3; class time to start working on your binder and/or tweak your genres 2 and 3 for better grades. You will have 4/24 and 26, 28 to work on your binder in class.
HOMEWORK: Continue with your end notes, table of contents, works cited page and reflections-all due in a BINDER of some sort by MAY 2 BEGINNING OF CLASS. NO LATE PORTFOLIOS ACCEPTED...WHAT YOU HAVE READY IS WHAT YOU MUST SUBMIT.
4/27, 29 Work Days
Finish tweaking/perfecting your genres, work on assembling your Portfolio due 4/30.
HOMEWORK: YOUR PORTFOLIO IS DUE 5/2. NO LATE SUBMISSIONS.
film/lit unit: DPS, DEATH OF A SALESMAN, LIFE OF PI, MACBETH, FIRST KNIGHT, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE while I grade CAPSTONES; Mid-May will be oral presentations of portfolios/"gallery walk" and final judging/grades.
just for fun-Chalk the Walk AMAZING!
Indian arranged marriages: pros&cons-