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Plans
February 2 - 6
February 9 - 13
March 16 - 20

Links
DLP Cover html | pdf
Participation Form
( html | pdf )
Author's Notes
html
| pdf
Pithy Alternative
(html | pdf)


Quia Activities

PPP Links
 
 
 
 

 

 

"We are all drugged
by our own frenzy."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

 

 



"Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you."

Nathaniel Hawthorne

 

 

 



"We cannot live for ourselves alone. Our lives are connected by a thousand invisible threads, and along these sympathetic fibers, our actions run as causes and return to us as results. "

Herman Melville

 

 

 



"There was never a good biography of a good novelist. There couldn't be. He is too many people if he's any good. "

F. Scott Fitzgerald

 

 

 



"The perfection of wisdom, and the end of true philosophy is to proportion our wants to our possessions, our ambitions to our capacities, we will then be a happy and a virtuous people. "

Mark Twain

 

 

 

February 2 - 6

 Monday
 Class Activities:  Powerpoint on class culture. WASH on culture. In class reading of
Assignment:
Download and read pp 1-4, (to "Heros") translated version of Emerson's "Self-Reliance" and choose and write down a passage to discuss in class.
 Tuesday
Class Activities: culture review; line-up and sharing of quotes; large group discussion of quotes
Assignment:
Read pp 4-7 (to "Revolution") in "Self-Reliance" and write 140 words minimum on a pithy quote.
 Wednesday
Class Activities:  Homework check; culture activity; line-up and sharing of pithy quotes.
Assignment:
Read pp. 7-9 (to "Prayers") in "Self-Reliance" and write 140 words minimum on a pithy quote.
 Thursday
 Class Activities: Homework check; line-up and sharing of pithy quotes.
Assignment:
"Self-Reliance" and write 140 words minimum on a pithy quote.
 Friday

 Class Activities: Homework check; line-up and sharing of pithy quotes. Quia survey  completion.
Assignment:
Collate homework and write an essay on the most significant idea from "Self-Reliance."

February 9 - 13

 Monday
 Class Activities:  Class completion of DLP 1; class reading of Huck Finn
Assignment:
Download and read Smith's "The Settlement of Jamestown" Part 1 html | pdf
 
Tuesday
Class Activities: homework check; large group sharing of pithies; class reading/discussion of "The Allegory of the Cave"
Assignment:
Read Smith's "The Settlement of Jamestown" Part 1 html | pdf and write 100 words minimum on something you learned from the reading
 

 
Wednesday
Class Activities:  Homework check; small and large group discussion of writings; Huck Finn class reading
Assignment:
Complete allegory application activity html | pdf.
 
Thursday
 Class Activities: Homework check; line-up and sharing of writings; Huck Finn class reading
Assignment:
Download and read "The Education of Children" and write 100 minimum on a pithy quote or concept.
 
 
Friday
 Class Activities: Survey completion; sharing of survey results; sharing of writings
Assignment:
Complete survey on Quia Site; complete Documentation of Learning 2 (DLP)

February 16 - 20

 Monday
 Class Activities:  Class completion of DLP 1; class reading of Huck Finn
Assignment:
Read "The Education of Children" html | pdf and write 100 words on a pithy quote.
 
Tuesday
Class Activities: homework check; large group sharing of pithies;
Assignment:
Read Irving's "The Devil and Tom Walker" html | pdf and write 100 words on a pithy quote.
 
 
Wednesday
Class Activities:  Homework check; small and large group discussion of writings; Huck Finn class reading
Assignment:
None
 
Thursday
 Class Activities: Video: The Crucible
Assignment:
Complete DLP 2 with a learning narrative essay.
 
Friday
 Class Activities: Finish video; Survey completion; sharing of survey results; sharing of DLP 2 narratives.
Assignment:
Have fun.

March 2 - 6

 Monday
 Class Activities: Prompt writing; class reading of Huck Finn
Assignment:
Read Henry's "Speech to the Virginia Convention" html | pdf and write 100 words on a pithy quote.
 
Tuesday
Class Activities: homework check; large group sharing of pithies;
Assignment:
Read Paine's "The Crisis" html | pdf and write 100 words on a pithy quote.
 
 
Wednesday
Class Activities:  Homework check; small and large group discussion of writings; Huck Finn class reading
Assignment:
Read Paine's "Introduction: The Rights of Man" html | pdf and write 100 words on a pithy quote.
 
Thursday
 Class Activities: Video: The Crucible
Assignment:
Read Paine's "Of the Origin and Design of Government in General" html | pdf and write 100 words on a pithy quote.
 
Friday
 Class Activities: Survey completion; sharing of survey results;Discussion of pithy quotes
Assignment:
Complete DLP
3

 

March 9 - 13

 Monday
 Class Activities:  class reading of Huck Finn; Argumentative essay activity
Assignment:
Write draft 1 of Persuasive Essay
 
Tuesday
Class Activities: class reading of Huck Finn; Sharing of writings; development of argument (research)
Assignment:
Write draft 2 of Persuasive Essay
 
 
Wednesday
Class Activities:  Homework check; sharing of writings;Huck Finn class reading
Assignment:
Write draft 3 of Persuasive Essay
 
Thursday
 Class Activities: Homework check; class reading of Huck Finn; sharing of writings
Assignment:
Write draft 4 of Persuasive Essay

 
Friday
 Class Activities: Class sharing of essays
Assignment:
Complete essay for Monday (typed and with a cover)

March 16 - 20

 Monday
 Class Activities:  class reading of Huck Finn; Argumentative essay sharing
Assignment:
Download "Civil Disobedience, Part 1" html | pdf by Thoreau and write 125 words on a pithy quote.
 
Tuesday
Class Activities: class reading of Huck Finn; sharing of writings
Assignment:
Download "Civil Disobedience, Part 2" html | pdf by Thoreau and write 125 words on a pithy quote.
 
 
Wednesday
Class Activities:  Homework check; sharing of writings;Huck Finn class reading
Assignment:
None
 
Thursday
 Class Activities: Homework check; class reading of Huck Finn; Video: The Last of the Mohicans
Assignment:
Collate homework assignments for the week.

 
Friday

 Class Activities: Finish video: complete survey, share survey results
Assignment:
Complete DLP 4 for Monday

March 23 - 27

 Monday
 Class Activities: Writing to prompt: Finish video
Assignment:
Read chapter 7 of Huck Finn and write down a quote or part of the reading to share.
 
Tuesday
Class Activities: Writing to prompt:class discussion of writings; reading time
Assignment:
Read chapters 8 and 9 of Huck Finn and write 125 words on a pithy quote..
 
 
Wednesday
Class Activities:  Writing to prompt:Homework check; sharing of writings;Huck Finn class reading
Assignment:
Read chapters 10 and 11 of Huck Finn and write 125 words on a pithy quote..
 
Thursday
 Class Activities: Writing to prompt:class discussion of writings; reading time
Assignment:
Read chapters 12 and 13 of Huck Finn and write 125 words on a pithy quote..

 
Friday

 Class Activities: Writing to prompt:class discussion of writings; reading time
Assignment:
Complete DLP 4 for Monday
; Read chapter 14 and 15 of Huck Finn

 

March 29 - April 3

 Monday
 Class Activities: Writing to prompt: Finish video
Assignment:
Read chapter 16 and 17 of Huck Finn and write 125 words minimum on a pithy quote.
 
Tuesday
Class Activities: Writing to prompt:class discussion of writings; reading time
Assignment:
Read chapters 18 and 19 of Huck Finn and write 125 words on a pithy quote..
 
 
Wednesday
Class Activities:  Writing to prompt:Homework check; sharing of writings;Huck Finn class reading
Assignment:
Read chapters 20 and 21 of Huck Finn and write 125 words on a pithy quote..
 
Thursday
 Class Activities: Writing to prompt:class discussion of writings; reading time
Assignment:
Read chapters 22 and 23 of Huck Finn and write 125 words on a pithy quote..

 
Friday

 Class Activities: Survey completion:class discussion of writings; reading time
Assignment:
Complete DLP 5 for Monday;
Read chapters 24 and 25 of Huck Finn and write 125 words on a pithy quote..

 

April 6 - 9

 Monday
 Class Activities:  Sharing of surveys; Quiz on reading; small and large group discussion of writings; reading time
Assignment:
Read chapter 26 and 27 of Huck Finn and write 125 words minimum on a pithy quote.
 
Tuesday
Class Activities: Writing to prompt: Quiz on reading; small and large group discussion of writings; reading time
Assignment:
Read chapters 28 and 29 of Huck Finn and write 125 words on a pithy quote..
 
 
Wednesday
Class Activities:  v
Assignment:
Read chapters 30 and 31 of Huck Finn and write 125 words on a pithy quote..
 
Thursday
 Class Activities: Sharing of surveys; Writing to prompt: Quiz on reading; small and large group discussion of writings; reading time
Assignment:
Read chapters 32 and 33 of Huck Finn and write 125 words on a pithy quote..

 
Friday
 Class Activities: No school — teacher workshop
Assignment:
None

April 27 - May 1

 Monday
 Class Activities: Apostrophe book out; reading time for The Maltese Falcon
Assignment:
Read chapters 1 and 2 of The Maltese Falcon. Do Exercise 1 in Apostrophe Booklet.
 
Tuesday
Class Activities: Maltese Falcon Online quiz; Discussion of readings; Exercise 1 in Apostrophe booklet.
Assignment:
Read chapters 3 and 4 of The Maltese Falcon. Do Exercise 2 in Apostrophe Booklet.
 
 
Wednesday
Class Activities: Maltese Falcon Online quiz; Discussion of readings; Exercise 1 in Apostrophe booklet. Video: Stagecoach
Assignment:
Read chapters 5 and 6 of The Maltese Falcon. Do Exercise 3 in Apostrophe Booklet.
 
Thursday
 Class Activities: Maltese Falcon Online quiz; Discussion of readings; Exercise 1 in Apostrophe booklet. Video: Stagecoach
Assignment:
Read chapters 7 and 8 of The Maltese Falcon. Study for Apostrophe Quiz

 
Friday

 Class Activities: Weekly survey; Apostrophe Quiz; Maltese Falcon Online quiz; Discussion of readings; Quiz on Apostrophes. Video: Stagecoach
Assignment:
Read chapters 9 and 10 of The Maltese Falcon.

 

May 4 - 8

 Monday
 Class Activities:  Quiz on reading; small and large group discussion of writings; reading time
Assignment:
Read chapters 11 and 12 of The Maltese Falcon.  Complete exercise A in Fragment booklet html | pdf
 
Tuesday
Class Activities: Writing to prompt: Quiz on reading; small and large group discussions; reading time
Assignment:
Read chapters 13 and 14 of The Maltese Falcon.  Complete exercise B in Fragment booklet html | pdf
 
 
Wednesday
Class Activities:  Quiz on reading; Discussiuon of reading. Video: High Noon
Assignment:
Read chapters 15 and 16 of The Maltese Falcon.  Complete exercise C in Fragment booklet html | pdf
 
Thursday
 Class Activities: Quiz on reading; Discussiuon of reading. Video: High Noon
Assignment:
Read chapters 17 and 18 of The Maltese Falcon.  Complete exercise D in Fragment booklet html | pdf

 
Friday
 Class Activities: Complete survey; Sharing of survey' Finish video' Quiz on reading
Assignment:
Read chapters 19 and 20 of The Maltese Falcon.

 

May 11 - 15

 Monday
 Class Activities:  Quiz on reading; small and large group discussion of writings; Books out: God Save the Child
Assignment: 
Study for test of The Maltese Falcon. Complete exercise A in Run-On booklet; Read assigned chapters in God Save the Child
 
Tuesday
Class Activities: Grammar discussion: Quiz on reading; small and large group discussions; reading time
Assignment:
  Complete exercise B in Run-On booklet; Read assigned chapters in God Save the Child
 
 
Wednesday
Class Activities:  Quiz on reading; Discussiuon of reading. Video: The Maltese Falcon
Assignment:
Complete exercise C in Run-On booklet;Read assigned chapters in God Save the Child
 
Thursday
 Class Activities: Quiz on reading; Discussiuon of reading. Video: The Maltese Falcon
Assignment:
Read assigned chapters in God Save the Child; Complete exercise D in Fragment booklet html | pdf

 
Friday
 Class Activities: Complete survey; Sharing of survey' Finish video' Quiz on Run-On sentences
Assignment:
Read assigned chapters in God Save the Child

 

 

 

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