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Junior AP/IB 4th 6 Weeks Calendar 2016

Junior AP/IB 4th 6 Weeks Calendar 2016
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Susan Devaney

on 29 February 2016

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Transcript of Junior AP/IB 4th 6 Weeks Calendar 2016

Day 1
B=Tuesday, January 5
A=Wednesday, January 6
Day 2
B=Thursday, January 7
A=Friday, January 8
Day 3
A=Monday, January 11
B=Tuesday, January 12

Day 4
A=Wednesday, January 13
B=Thursday, January 14 (Late Start)

Day 5
A=Friday, January 15
B=Tuesday, January 19
No school Monday, January 18

Warm-up: First sentence in translation activity
New Yorker article about Meta
Discuss charts
Work time: Read Meta or work on presentations
HW: Submit intro paragraph, thesis, and revised Singer outline to turnitin.com by 9pm on Sunday, January 31.Meta chapter 1 charts are due Wednesday 1/27
IOP
Work time
Check charts
HW: Register for AP Language and Composition test.
In what ways do we interact with our families and communities?
Junior AP/IB English
Grade Breakdown for 4th Six Weeks

Quizzes/Tests: 30%
Daily Grades: 30%
Major Grades: 30%
Journal: 10%

Day 6
A=Wednesday, January 20
B=Thursday, January 21

IOP
Work time
HW:
Revised outlines due to turnitin.com by 9pm January 31.
Complete Meta and all charts by Monday/Tuesday-Gallen & Khawaja
Read and annotate Singer Solution articles
Complete SOAPStone for both articles
Begin research
HW: Finish reading Frankenstein/PWB. Complete both SOAPStone entries in your journal.
AP Registration Info: Counselors
Logical Fallacies
Reading check
Journal Entry
Finish research by the end of class
Complete SOAPStone for your research article
HW: Write three discussion questions and submit to turnitin.com
Interactive Oral
HW:
Begin outline.
Bring copy of Metamorphosis to class on Day 4.
Journal #1 (at least 1/2 page): Imagine that you are the president of UNICEF. What would you propose that developed countries can do to support impoverished children?
OR
Singer argues that money not required for necessities should be given away. How do you define a necessity? Explain.
Interactive Oral Notes:
List pieces of evidence you can use in your paper.
List ideas that you disagree with; these can be used as concessions.
Write at least one page of notes.
Translations of Die Verwandlung

When Gregor Samsa awoke from troubled dreams one morning, he found that he had been transformed in his bed into an enormous bug.

One morning, upon awakening from agitated dreams, Gregor Samsa found himself in his bed, transformed into a monstrous vermin.

When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning from unsettling dreams, he found himself changed in his bed into a monstrous vermin.

One morning, as Gregor Samsa was waking up from anxious dreams, he discovered that in bed he had been changed into a monstrous verminous bug.

As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect.

When Gregor Samsa woke one morning from troubled dreams, he found that he had been transformed – in his bed- into a kind of giant bug.

When Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from troubled dreams, he found himself changed into a monstrous cockroach in his bed.

One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin.

Answer these questions in your blue books:

What are the different connotations of:

Troubled versus agitated versus unsettling versus anxious versus uneasy
Different meanings? Different connections?

Enormous bug versus monstrous vermin versus monstrous verminous bug versus gigantic insect versus kind of giant bug

Which translation do you prefer? Why?

IOPs
Course Fair
Chart work time
Chart 1 due at the end of class
HW: Submit intro paragraph, thesis, and revised Singer outline to turnitin.com by 9pm on Sunday, January 31.
Day 8
C=Wednesday, January 27

Day 9
B=Thursday, January 28-Late Start
A=Friday, January 29
IOP
Finish Dali group work
Introduce BUG project
Assign paragraphs
Funky BUG work time
HW: Register for the AP Language & Composition test. Bring a draft of your assigned paragraph to the next class.
Day 10
A=Monday, February 1
B=Tuesday, February 2
Day 11-Khawaja
A=Wednesday, February 3
B=Thursday, February 4

Day 7
B=Friday, January 22
A=Monday, January 25
Work on IOP, read/listen to Meta or charts
Dali: Metamorph this!
Work time
HW: Chart #1 due on 1/27 (3 devices, 3 quotes, 3 commentaries about Chapter 1
Submit intro paragraph, thesis, and revised Singer outline to turnitin.com by 9pm on Sunday, January 31
http://www.ted.com/talks/peter_singer_the_why_and_how_of_effective_altruism?language=en#t-309325
What are the pros and cons of Singer's Solution to world poverty?
How do we achieve effective altruism?
What is our moral responsibility to help others?




Warm-up: First sentence in translation activity
New Yorker article about Meta
Discuss charts
Work time: Read Meta or work on outlines

HW: Submit Intro paragraph, thesis, and revised outline to turnitin.com by 9 pm on Sunday, January 31. Singer outlines due Jan. 18 by 9pm.
HW: Outlines due Monday, January 18 by 9 pm.
Finish discussion
Discuss Outline
Exploring Good and Evil:
Monsters/Heart of Darkness/Prometheus background - Choose between II (drawing) or III (poem/prose) for monsters
Bring Kafka's The Metamorphosis to class every day
Poisonwood Bible and Frankenstein Individual Oral Presentations

Proposals due 1/10
Outline due 1/17
Slides due 1/24
Presentations the week of 1/25- 1/29

Possible Research Topics:
Effective Altruism
Other Peter Singer Research
Poverty and its effect on people (education, health, or other topics)
Other solutions to world poverty
Or another theme!

On your desk:
Singer Solution Packet
Journal
Logical Fallacies Handout
Rubric
Chrome Books for evidence
IOP
Finish reading Kafka's The Metamorphosis
Complete quotes and commentary for Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 (Due Thursday and Friday)
Read “Kafka’s Last Trial” and complete guiding questions. (Due Thursday and Friday)
HW: Finish charts and papers.
Day 8
B=Tuesday, January 26

Grades:
Quizzes:
PWB/Frank Reading Check
Meta Test (x2)

Daily Grades:
2 SOAPStones
Questions to turnitin.com
Singer Participation
Meta Charts 1-3



Major Grades:
Outline
Revision


Journal


HW: Outlines due Monday, January 18 by 9 pm.
Exploring Good and Evil:
Monsters/Heart of Darkness/Prometheus background - Choose between II (drawing) or III (poem/prose) for monsters
Present Monsters
Work on outlines
Bring Kafka's The Metamorphosis to class every day
Day 5
A=Friday, January 15
B=Tuesday, January 19
No school Monday, January 18

Exploring Good and Evil:
Monsters/Heart of Darkness/Prometheus background - Choose between II (drawing) or III (poem/prose) for monsters
Gallery Walk of Monsters: Answer these questions in your books-
What are some trends that you see?
Choose one monster and read the philosophy. What is your reaction to it?
Choose one monster and comment on the artistic merit of the artwork.
First Sentence Activity with Meta.
Begin Reading and working on charts
Bring Kafka's The Metamorphosis to class every day
Day 5- Gallen
B=Tuesday, January 19


https://m.soundcloud.com/verwandlungskuenstler/metamorphosis-by-franz-kafka-1?in=loretta-cosgrove-1/sets/metamorphosis
https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/k/kafka/franz/metamorphosis/chapter1.html
http://www.openculture.com/2015/05/hear-benedict-cumberbatch-read-kafkas-the-metamorphosis.html

Day 7 Devaney
B=Friday, January 22
Work on IOP or charts
Listen to Chapter 2 of the Metamorphosis
Read "On Translating Kafka's Metamorphosis"
HW: Chart #1 due on 1/27 (3 devices, 3 quotes, 3 commentaries about Chapter 1
Submit intro paragraph, thesis, and revised Singer outline to turnitin.com by 9pm on Sunday, January 31
Devaney
A=Monday, January 25
IOPs
Listen to Part 2 of Meta
Work time (Charts, IOPs, Singer Outline Revision)
HW: Chart #1 due on 1/27 (3 devices, 3 quotes, 3 commentaries about Chapter 1)
Submit intro paragraph, thesis, and revised Singer outline to turnitin.com by 9pm on Sunday, January 31
IOPs
Listen to Part 2 of Meta
Work time (Charts, IOPs, Singer Outline Revision)
HW: Chart #1 due on 1/27 (3 devices, 3 quotes, 3 commentaries about Chapter 1
Submit intro paragraph, thesis, and revised Singer outline to turnitin.com by 9pm on Sunday, January 31
A=Monday, January 25
Khawaja + Gallen Day 8=January 26
IOP
Dali (if time allows)
HW:
Finish reading Meta and finish all charts by Monday/Tuesday.
Chart Check #1-3 quotes and 3 commentaries-due tomorrow.
Revised Singer Outline due January 31 by 9pm to turnitin.com. The revision should include a complete introduction, thesis, and MLA documentation.
IOPs
Singer Solution Outline Revision (Did you submit to turnitin.com?)
Finish reading Kafka's The Metamorphosis
Complete Charts for Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 (Due Wednesday and Thursday)
Read “Kafka’s Last Trial” and complete guiding questions in journal.
Day 10 Devaney
A=Monday, February 1
B=Tuesday, February 2
IOPs
Funky BUGs
Assign paragraphs
Write literary analysis paragraphs
Create funky bugs
HW: Submit your individual paragraph to turnitin.com by 9:00 PM. Register for the AP Language & Composition test.
Day 11
A=Wednesday, February 3
B=Thursday, February 4
Day 12
B=Friday, February 5
A=Monday, February 8

Part 2- Funky Bugs
Part 3-IO Preparation/Research
HW:
Submit questions and Works Cited to turnitin.com tonight.
Bring all materials to next class for IO.
Register for AP Language & Composition test. Deadline = Friday March 4
Submit optional revision paragraph.
Continue IO Prep
Interactive Oral
HW: Register for AP Language & Composition test.
Day 13
B=Tuesday, February 9
A=Wednesday, February 10
Finish Interactive Oral
Begin Reflective Statement
HW: Reflective Statement (10%) Due Monday 2/15 at 9:00 PM
Register for AP Language & Composition test.
Meta Test on Day 15. Bring your copy of The Stranger to class on Day 15.
Day 14
B=Thursday, February 11
A=Friday, February 12
No School Monday, 2/15

Day 15
B=Tuesday, February 16
A=Wednesday, February 17
Meta Test
Gallen: Continue Bug IO's
Begin The Stranger and the motif chart for this work.
HW:Register for AP Language & Composition test.
Make-up Meta Test
Supervised Writing or AP Practice
Reading
The Stranger and working on motif chart for this work.
HW: Register for AP Language & Composition test.
Day 16
B=Thursday, February 18
A=Friday, February 19 (Last Day of Six Weeks)
IOP
Work time
HW:
Revised outlines due to turnitin.com by 9pm January 31.
Complete Meta and all charts by Wednesday/Thursday
Day 9 Devaney
B=Thursday, January 28-Late Start
A=Friday, January 29
Day 10 Gallen
A=Monday, February 1
B=Tuesday, February 2
IOP
Work on Dali and Absurdism
Check charts
HW: Register for AP Language and Composition test.
Khawaja: Individual paragraphs due to turnitin.com by 9pm Wednesday 2/10.
Day 12
B=Friday, February 5
A=Monday, February 8

Funky BUGs
Assign paragraphs
Write literary analysis paragraphs (using a shared google doc)
Create funky bugs (BUGS must be assembled before ou leave today)
HW: Submit your individual paragraph to turnitin.com by 9:00 PM on Tuesday 2/9. Register for the AP Language & Composition test.

Khawaja-February 9/10
Finish funky bugs and present.
Write your thesis statement and names on the bug.
Assign articles for Interactive Oral research.
Work time: Read and highlight assigned article or type individual paragraph.
HW:
Individual pararaphs due to turnitin.com by 9pm Wednesday, 2/10. Include your group's thematic and thesis statements.
Finish reading and highlighting assigned article.
Study for Meta test on Tuesday/Wednesday.
Khawaja-February 11/12
Group work time:
Discuss/Soapstone article
Prepare presentation for Interactive Oral.
Prepare three questions and a Works Cited page. Choose one person to submit these to turnitin.com.
HW:
Study for Meta test next class.
Register for AP Language and Composition test.
Part 2- Funky Bug Presentations
Part 3-IO Preparation/Research
HW: Finish reading your article and write 15 "nuggets" of information in your journal.
Register for AP Language & Composition test.
Day 13
B=Tuesday, February 9
A=Wednesday, February 10
Khawaja February 18/19
Finish planning in groups-30 minutes!
Interactive Oral-Take notes on ideas that are new to you. You will write a reflection on this next week.
Late work: Turn in journals.
Missing tests must be made up after school today.
HW: Begin reading "The Stranger" and Chart 1 (Pages 1-40).


Gallen
February 18/19

Finish IO's
Make up Meta Tests
Read Stranger
Introduce existentialism
Reflective Statements:
Due: 6th period: Monday at 9:00 PM
Due: 3rd Period: Tuesday at 9:00 PM

Devaney February 22
Finish planning in groups-15 minutes!
Interactive Oral-Take notes on ideas that are new to you. You will write a reflection on Wednesday.
Missing tests must be made up after school today or tomorrow morning.

Gallen Feb 22/23

Finish IO's

Intro to Camus:


BBC Intro to Camus-Write down 8-10 things you learn from the documentary.

Work on Supervised Writing or AP Practice Prompt

Part 3-IO Preparation/Research
HW: Finish reading your article and write 15 "nuggets" of information in your journal.
Register for AP Language & Composition test.

B=Tuesday, February 23
Meta IO Presentations
Supervised Writing or AP Practice
Reading pgs. 1-40 of
The Stranger and working on motif chart for this work.
HW: Register for AP Language & Composition test.
Chart 1 (1-40) and 2 (41-80) are due on Friday, March 4
A=Monday, February 29
B=Tuesday, March 1
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