Choose ONLY ONE method for ALL journals.
2/21 Two items in Google Classroom for your review.
2/22 In-class: "Biggies" HW: Keep reading.
2/23 See "Personal Statement BS" document. Follow the directions in Google Classroom.
2/24 Reading Days/Work Days
2/27 Reading Days/Work Days
2/28 Due at the start of class: Dialectical Journals for 4 required readings in your Textbook Chapter (individual grade).
Have chosen a Common App Prompt to respond to.
*rhetorical precis (handout) for one textbook piece you've read --> only gave this to 4th Period
3/1 Drafting for Common App Prompt No. 1-6 (If typing today, type into your B.S. Sheet.)
3/2 Reading Day -- SSR for Textbook readings
^Make sure you're updating your "Official Biggies" Document where appropriate as you are reading and becoming more informed on your topic.
3/3 In-class - set up your blog with wordpress
Make sure you have a section for your Uber Unit Topic and make sure the "About Me" section is complete.
This is a new technology for me.
3/6 Reading Day
3/7 -- Your Textbook Chapter read in its entirety this week... (including fiction, poetry, art, etc.)
3/8 Due by the start of class: Journals for 6 more readings (No. 5-10). See Google Classroom.
Most chapters have between 12-15 readings, including the "Conversation" section. Read and journal for all of those.
sure you're updating your "Official Biggies" Document where appropriate
as you are reading and becoming more informed on your topic.
To-do: A rhetorical precis for one textbook piece you've read.
Now that you have read an entire Chapter on a topic, explore TED talks and TED hours. Create meaningful essential questions for yourself -- these will drive your research.
March 13th --> April 28th
See the Calendar in Google Classroom (shared with you and still updating)
see Google Classroom for assignments.
See also your "Official" Checklist documents.
Any questions, please let me know.
End of the Marking Period!
HW: Study for the Lang Exam -- you have ample materials in your possession; access AP Central; see Google Classroom.
May 1st - Your person is due
May 2nd - Your book is due
Have your book in hand, with you in class, daily.
May 9th - Your Interview will be completed
Week of May 9th --> transcript of Interview highlights
May 10th Exam Day! - You have abundant materials to review, including your Textbook.
5/11 We will create a Project in Noodle Tools (MLA Advanced) for our Annotated Works Cited Pages.
If you were absent, get someone in class to show you or see me after school.
You may return Textbooks.
Type your Interview Transcript.
See the I-Search calendar
5/12 Reading Day
Week of 5/15 - Revise Introduction and write an additional 2+ pages of your paper
Writing Workshop & Reading Days all this week -->
May 22nd --> research phase. We will be in the Library. Use the Library Databases.
Gale Literary Sources is the Gale one to use.
NY Times: Username = firstname.lastname@example.org; Password = penncrest
May 23 --> Period 4 definitely back in the classroom (Library closed due to Keystone make-ups)
May 24 -->All classes back in the classroom.
May 25 --> back in the Library
May 26th - Half of your research paper is due (5+ pages plus an annotated Works Cited page) by the end of the period, printed AND in Google Classroom
Returned all research papers that were submitted in hard copy last week; make sure you've scheduled your 2nd Interview for this week (June 3rd at the latest).
Final research paper, all components, in MLA format, due by the end of the day (close of business is at 2:55 P.M.) printed and compiled, with all previous drafts & copies/excerpts of your print/web sources, neatly (no staples required).