Semester Two Calendar/CyberEnglish9

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Ms. Hogue's classes meet 1, 3, 6 & 7

Calendar subject to change

2004

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Think about a "lit circle" option for your 3rd quarter novel. Groups of 3-4 read the same book. Create projects on Wikiwog, on a web site or do an expanded log booklet. More details to follow.

January/29

Get copy of new late policy. Must be signed by parents. Due Feb. 5.

January CyberJournal entry due at end of hour today.

Bring a "disposable" photo of yourself from an early age (from when you had memories and a sense of who you are, so maybe 7+. A photo of you doing something is better than a school portrait.You need this on Friday.

1/30

Publish first of two ThinkBook pieces on the web. Second one due 5/19.

 

1/31

Web evaluations: CyberPartners evaluate each others' web work.

2/1

Finish web evaluation assignment today. If you need more time, you'll need to do this outside of class.

 

2/2

ThinkBook: Looking at ourselves from different points of view.

 

Know how you will be evaluated!! Review the assignment rubric before you begin. 2/5

TKAM movie

Need title of 3rd independent novel by today.

Late policy signed and returned by today.

2/6

TKAM movie

 

2/7

TKAM movie

 

2/8

TKAM movie

2/9

ThinkBook: Menu of Images

Cold Days!! Calendar change.

An * by the poem means there is an activity with this poem

2/12

Finish web evaluations, if not done.

Poetry Unit begins; get overview of unit and poetry terms terms list. You must bring this list with you every day for the next several weeks.

A written unit test will be on March 12.

2/13

Imagery: Haiku, Combing & Southbound on the Freeway*.

2/14

Personification &  Legend of Paper Plates*

2/15

Similes & Metaphors: Harlem & Making a Fist.

2/16

No School--Teacher InService

  2/19

No School--Teacher InService

 

2/20

Set up web site for poetry journal and start work on that. Poetry journal is due 3/9.

 

2/21

Work day

2/22

Diction & Tone & Allusion: Dear Mrs. McKinney and Out, Out--*

2/23

Finish Diction & Tone & Allusion: Dear Mrs. McKinney and Out, Out--*

  2/26

Rhyme & other sound effects: Helplessly Hoping by CSNY. *Robinson Crusoe's Story.

2/27

Sound & Meter: Scanning your name*;Woman Work

 

2/28

February CyberJournal entry is due at the end of the hour today.


March/1

Work day: work on poetry journal.

 

3/2

Read: How to read a poem out loud by Billy Collins.

Choose your poem to read for next Thursday and practice it.

3/5

Midquarter

Write and email mid-quarter reports home. Due at the end of the hour.

3/6

Work day

 

 

3/7

Prepare for poetry essay. Begin prewriting activities.Work day

3/8

Students read one favorite poem from their ten listed in their poetry journal.

 

3/9

Make up day for students who were absent yesterday.

Work day

Poetry Journal is due today.

3/12

Poetry Unit Test is today.

3/13

Work day

3/14

Email cyber partner your work in progress (as an attachment) for peer review. Use Word reviewing. This is optional, not required.

3/15

Work day

3/16

Work day

Poetry Essay is due today.

 

Living Histories Multigenre Web Project

Week one:

Due dates are in red.

Always look ahead for due dates. Absences are not to be regarded as excuses for not being done.

Share & Collaborate: don't be a slacker weasel!

3/19

Independent Novel log booklet #3 is due.

Begin Living Histories Multigenre Web project.

Review unit web site and get a solid overview of the project. Talk about choosing partners.

Get print out of calendar.

Letter to parents goes home today.

3/20

Look at topics. Discuss narrowing topics.

Begin to brainstorm for the information gathering process. Use P.A.S.T.E or other tool.

Learn how to use Electric Library and other online sources. Review what makes a credible website.

3/21

Topic & partnerships due. All topics must be approved.

Review the parts of the project.

Set up web for MG project.

One computer per partnership today.

 

3/22

Talk about note taking strategies and dialectic notes forms.

How to: MLA citations and annotated bibliography. Have your planner handy.

Practice making MLA citations.

Time left? Research!

3/23

Work day

Use Electric Library and search for a good website.

Start your dialectic notes; don't forget to make MLA citation on the side.

You and your partner will have to do some of your research outside of class.

If your partner is going to be gone next week, make a strategic plan for staying on time. You will not get extra time.

Week two

Use your P.A.S.T.E. map.

Don't forget to record the bibliography data for each source!

3/26

Gathering print resources: In library looking for book and periodical sources.

Use your note-taking strategies.

3/27

Begin your annotated bibliography.

Use E-lib in CE9 classroom

 

3/28

Overview of the Interview: how to conduct the interview; questions you might have.

Start generating a list of questions for your interview. These are due no later than April 11 and must be checked by your teacher before you conduct your interview.

3/29

Role play a practice interview and review good interviewing behavior.

Work on annotated bibliography, do research, take notes, or any other task that will help you meet your goals.


 

 

3/30

Work day

March CyberJournal entry is due at the end of the hour today.

Your Request for Interview letter must be mailed/delivered by today.

Spring Break Begins @ 2:00

Thanks, Mrs. Bartel! Good luck next quarter.

You may still need to work on this project outside of school. Plan ahead. Be sure you and your partner have each other's phone number and email.

4/2

Spring Break all week.

4/3 4/4 4/5 4/6
Week three

Check your checklist often!

On days that certain elements are due, they will be checked during class. You'll lose points if these things are not done.

 

4/9

Your notes are due.

A working bibliography with three sources is due. Each citation needs a rough annotation.

Review how to document borrowed source material. 

Start work on Historical Overview. You may need to complete some of this work at home.

4/10

Work on Historical Overview.

 

4/11

Interview questions must be checked by your teacher today (or before).

Start thinking about the four additional genres you will use to best represent your subject to your reader. Think about what you have to say and how you will best say it

4/12

Work on Historical Overview.

 

 

4/13

Finish Historical Overview today. This means it is published on the web site.

 

 

 

Week four

This is the week you should be conducting your interview unless you did it during Spring Break.

You should be working on writing outside of class. Write texts in Word and save all documents.

You can email things to your partner for a real collaboration.

4/16

Interview should be completed by today.

Your Interview Release Form is due today.

Review how to write your transcript.

Begin transcript. You may need to work on this outside of school.

 

4/17

Work day

4/18

Work day

Start thinking about your ten hyperlinks.

4/19

Work day

 

4/20

Two genre pages are due at the end of the hour.

 

Week five 4/23

Publish finished transcript.

4/24

Finish your table of contents page. Get your title page finalized. Scan photos today if needed.

4/25

Title page and table of contents pages are due at the end of the hour.

 

4/26

Work day

Start working on your prologue and epilogue.

4/27

Last two genre pages due today.

 

 

Week six

Living Histories Multigenre Web project points:

Living Histories web project: 150 points

Checklist: 60 points

Self-assessment: 25 points

 

4/30

Work day

Remember to consult your checklist.

May 1

Double check all your hyperlinks by viewing your web in the browser. Make sure that your living histories web is ready for final publishing.

5/2

Your Living Histories web is due.

Check the rubric!

5/3

Present projects

 

 

5/4

Present projects

 

Self Assessment is due Monday. Don't forget to get the handout. Each person does this individually.

Media & You Unit begins Tuesday.

4th quarter independent reading project is due June 1. Balance your time to meet your deadlines.

5/7

April CyberJournal entry is due at the end of the hour today.

Self assessment is due today.

 

5/8

Introduction to Media & You unit; look at site; preview objectives, assignments and projects.

Homework will be marked with an *.

5/9

Login to the Moodle.

Set up page for your media journal.

*Bring highlighter for tomorrow.

5/10

Read Skills & Strategies and highlight the main ideas.

*Bring a magazine on Monday, 5/14 (two if you have extra; teen mags are best). You'll need to tear ads out.

5/11

Six Flags Trip: if you're on it, get today's assignment and do it for Monday.

Read "Hey Kid, Buy This" with a partner and answer questions. Due today or Monday.

You all learned a lot about collaboration through your living histories experience. Be sure you are a good group member, one who doesn't dominate or always expect your own way. And do your work, your best work and on time. Share and learn!

5/14

"Hey Kids" is due.

Analyze two magazine ads with a partner. Share results with class.

5/15

Review Media Basics.

Preview Advertising to Kids project. Get research groups. Meet briefly with your group to plan a strategy. Get data sheets.

5/16

Work Day: write in media journal. Review your directions first.

Menagerie Banquet

5/17

Webquest. Download and save the guide. Then work independently.

 

 

5/18

Moodle discussion.

Work on media journal or independent novel if you have time left.

 

 

5/21

Begin Media & Obesity project. Get an overview and meet with groups to plan strategy.

Also, reconnect with Advertising to Kids. How's that going?

5/22

Start reading and taking notes. Keep your deadlines and goals in mind.

 

 

5/23

Work Day

 

5/24

May CyberJournal due at end of hour today.

Write in your media journal. Not enough clas time for this? Write your entries at home and email them or put on jump drive.

5/25

Work on your End of Year Reflection (due 6/8) for CyberJournal or assign this to yourselves as homework and continue with your media projects.

  5/28

No School
Memorial Day

 

5/29

Work Day

 

5/30

Wiki Work Due

 

5/31

Work Day

 

June 1

4th quarter independent reading project due today.

Letter to Editor due.

 

 

Pack up your ThinkBook and take it home this week. Those leaving pages in the binder will lose them forever.

Have a fun summer. Read a good book or two.

6/4

Meet with research group to finish Advertising to Kids.

6/5

Work Day

6/6

Work Day

 

6/7

Work Day

All remaining Media & You work is due today.

 

6/8

Last day for seniors, which means our foreign students! We'll miss you. Good luck!

Work Day: Finalized CyberJournal due at the end of the hour today.

6/11

Prepare for exam.

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6/12

Semester Exams

 

 

6/13

Semester Exams

6/14

Semester Exams

Last day of school.

6/15

No School

 

Have a great summer! Read some good books.
See the favorites lists of your peers.


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