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Junior AP/IB 4th 6 Weeks Calendar 2017

Junior AP/IB 4th 6 Weeks Calendar 2016
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Day 1
A= Wednesday, January 4
B= Thursday, January 5
Day 2
B= Friday, January 6
A= Monday, January 9
Day 3
B = Tuesday, January 10
A = Wednesday, January 11

Day 4
B = January 12 (Late Start)
A = January 13

Day 5
B = January 17
A = January 18


Work time: Read Meta or work on presentations
Discuss effective Commentary
Meta chapter 1 charts are due Wednesday 1/25
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
B = January 19
A = January 20

Gallen Presentations: (B Day only)
Work time: Work on Charts
HW:
Intro Paragraph due to turnitin.com by 9pm January 29.
Complete Meta and 2nd and 3rd charts by Monday/Tuesday- 1/30 or 1/31
Read and annotate Singer Solution articles
Complete SOAPStone for articles
Begin research
HW: Finish reading Frankenstein/PWB. Complete SOAPStone entries in your journal.
AP Registration Info: Counselors
Logical Fallacies
Reading check
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

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

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

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

D. 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.

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

F. 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.

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

H. 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 journals:

1. What are the different connotations of:

"Troubled" versus "agitated" versus "unsettling" versus "anxious" versus "uneasy"

2. What are the different meanings and different connection of:

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

Which translation do you prefer? Why?

Watson and Gallen Presentation (A Day)
Kafka's Last Trial: Read the article and answer questions on BLEND or in your journals
HW: Submit intro paragraph, turnitin.com by 9pm on Sunday, January 29.
Day 8
A = January 25
B = January 26

Day 9
B= January 27
A = January 30

Introduce BUG project
Assign paragraphs
Work on Paragraphs: Due to blend or turnitin.com
HW: Register for the AP Language & Composition test. B Day: Charts 2 and 3 are due tonight by 9:00 PM
Day 10
B = January 31
C = February 1
Day 11-
B = February 2
A = February 3

Day 7
A = January 23
B = January 24
Gallen: Presentations (A Day Only)
Work on IOP, read/listen to Meta or charts
Dali: Metamorph this!
Work time
HW: Chart #1 due on 1/25 (3 devices, 3 quotes, 3 commentaries about Chapter 1
Submit intro paragraph turnitin.com by 9pm on Sunday, January 29. Continue Reading. Book and Charts #2-3 are due by the end of the month
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?




Counselor's Visiting: Courses for next year!
Warm-up: First sentence in translation activity
New Yorker article about Meta
Discuss charts
Work time: Read Meta or work on outlines

HW: Singer outlines due Jan. 18 by 9pm.
HW: Outlines due Wednesday, January 18 by 9 pm.
Finish discussion/ Reflection
Discuss and work on Outline

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
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

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 12
A = February 6
B = February 7

Part 2- Funky Bugs
Part 3-IO Preparation/Research
HW:
Register for AP Language & Composition test. Deadline = Friday March 7
Submit optional revision paragraph.
Continue IO Prep
Interactive Oral
HW: Register for AP Language & Composition test.
Study for the Metamorphosis Test
Day 13
A = February 8
B = February 9
Gallen: Presentations! Last Day?
Continue working on Projects
Register for AP Language & Composition test.
Meta Test next class period . Bring your copy of The Stranger to class on Day 15.
Day 14
B = February 10
A = February 13

Day 15
B=Tuesday, February 16
A=Wednesday, February 17
Meta Test
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)

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
Gallen and Watson: Presentations
Review 1 presentation per day that includes 2-3 sentences about the presenters:
Knowledge and Understanding of the work
Effectiveness of the presentation
Use of Language

Work to be completed:
Kafka's Last Trial: Read Article and Complete today- on BLEND or in journal: Due Today
Complete Meta and 2nd and 3rd charts by Monday/Tuesday- 1/30 or 1/31
Gallen and Watson:
Presentations
Gallen and Watson: Presentations
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