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May 17, 2018
- Review satiric in-class essay next Monday
- Check notebooks

May 15, 2018
- Final notebook check
Best in Show

May 11, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Practice with satirical headlines activity in Writing Assignments section of notebook

May 9, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Articles from The Onion analysis in Writing Assignments section of notebook

May 7, 2018
- Finish documentary review presentations
- Turn in response form (40 Points)

May 3, 2018
- Documentary presentations
- Complete a review of at least eight presentations

May 1, 2018
- Introduction to satire; notes, examples, and discussion of sample article

April 27, 2018
- Presentation guidelines and rubric
- Last day to work on your presentation; presentations begin next Thursday

April 25, 2018
- Work day on documentary presentations!

April 23, 2018
- Finish Bigger, Stronger, Faster; discuss
- Critical Review -- Documentary study assignment
- Use the Google template provided to you

HW:  Presentations begin Thursday, May 3, 2018

April 19, 2018
- Review the RiNo field trip
- Continue Bigger, Stronger, Faster; discuss and answer q's

April 17, 2018
- Guidelines for field trip on Thursday
- Warm-Up
- Characteristics of documentaries notes and discussion
- Begin viewing Bigger, Stronger, Faster; answer q's with film

April 13, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Critical Review -- Music essay in class (100 Pts.)

April 9, 2018
- SSR
- Warm-Up
- In-class essay on Friday -- Critical Review - Music
- Notebook Check (130 Points)

HW:  Be ready for the in-class essay on Friday!

April 5, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Analyze sample album review of The Weeknd
- Study Deck -- Example Album Reviews Analysis in Writing Assignments section of notebook

April 3, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Begin our study of critically reviewing music; complete reviews in Writing Assignments section of notebook

March 23, 2018
- Guest speaker -- Robin Munro, of Crushwalls.org
- Did you submit your Visual Art Critical Review to turnitin.com?
- Please be sure to have your parents sign the field trip permission form

HW:  Have a wonderful Spring Break!!!

March 21, 2018
- Field trip permission form
- Work day on Visual Art Critical Review; please be sure to set up turnitin.com!

HW:  Critical Reviews due to turnitin.com by Friday at 11:59 PM.

March 19, 2018
- SSR
- Warm-Up
- Bansky article; discuss
- Street art critical review outline; begin work

March 15, 2018
- SSR
- Warm-Up
- Social statements through artistic renderings in Writing Assignments section notebook; debrief and discuss

March 13, 2018
- Intro. to critically reviewing art; activity in Writing Assignments section of notebook; debrief and discuss
- Head up to library; look at a potential book for SSR

March 9, 2018
- Finish Kite Runner film

March 7, 2018
- Submit PEAEA's and kites; complete gallery walk upstairs
- Begin viewing Kite Runner film

March 5, 2018
Kite Runner Gallery Walk guidelines -- to be completed next class
- Last day to work on your informational kites and PEAEA paragraphs; everything due next class -- 03/07/18

March 1, 2018

- Work day on Study Deck -- continue compiling research on your informational kite and PEAEA paragraph -- due MARCH 7, 2018!!!
- Be sure to compile your notes on the note catcher document!

February 27, 2018
Kite Runner Informational Research Project
- How to research using databases presentation courtesy of Ms. Bell
- Begin work researching information and answers to your research question
- Compile your answers on the Kite Runner Informational Research note catcher; click "File" and "Make a copy", and save to your Google Drive

HW:  Informational Kites and PEAEA paragraphs will be due Wednesday, March 7, 2018.

February 23, 2018
- Finish motif posters; present and discuss
- Read Ch. 25 (finish novel)

HW:  Have a great weekend!!!

February 21, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Review Ch. 23 and 24
- Motifs in Kite Runner project; in teams of two (50 Pts.)

HW:  Finish Ch. 24; motif posters due next class

February 16, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Read Ch. 22; discuss
- Respond to discussion questions in Writing Assignments section of notebook

HW: Read Ch. 23

February 14, 2018
- 12th Grade registration
- Warm-Up
- Finish checking notebooks
- Read Ch. 20

HW:  Read Ch. 21; feel free to use the online version

February 12, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Read and discuss Ch. 17
- Notebook checks

HW:  Read Ch. 18 & 19

February 8, 2018
- Warm-Up
- SAT Prep Reading
- Read Ch. 15; discuss

HW:  Read Ch. 167

February 6, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Levels of Questioning notes and discussion
- Create quiz q's using the levels for Ch. 13 and 14

February 2, 2018
- Warm-Up
Kite Runner, Ch. 10 & 11 Quiz; review
- Read Ch. 12; discuss

January 31, 2018
- Warm-Up
- SAT Prep -- Reading; notes and discussion
- Sample SAT Reading test; just answer questions 1-10; review and discuss answers

HW:  Read Ch. 11; quiz on Friday?

January 29, 2018
- Warm-Up; please review the options for 12th Grade English next year
- Read Ch. 9 in Kite Runner
- Complete the dream interpretation and analysis chart in Writing Assignments section of notebook

HW:  Read Ch. 10; be prepared for a quiz on Friday!

January 25, 2018
Kite Runner Ch. 1-5 assign. due (80 Pts.)
- Warm-Up
- Read Ch. 7 in Kite Runner
- Dream analysis from Ch. 7

HW:  Read Ch. 8 in Kite Runner.

January 23, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Read Ch. 5 in Kite Runner
- Continue work on Ch. 1-5 questions; due Thursday

January 19, 2018
- Warm-Up -- SAT Prep
- Begin reading Kite Runner, Ch. 1-3 (pgs. 1-23)
Kite Runner Assignment I (80 pts.); assignment due next Thursday, 01/25/18

January 17, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Present background information for Kite Runner (50 Pts.); complete notes (30 Pts.) concurrently with presentations

January 12, 2018
- Warm-Up
- Continue work on your slides for Kite Runner Background

HW:  Presentations begin next Wednesday, 01/17/18.

January 10, 2018

- Warm-Up
- Introduction to The Kite Runner Background Research assignment (50 Points)
- Complete at least three slides to contribute to the class power point presentation
- Block 7 (use this link)
- Block 8 (use this link)

HW:  Presentations will be due next Tuesday, 01/16/18.
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