Assignments 12/22

December 22, 2016

Algebra 2:

Students will prove understanding of the various forms of the exponential parent function

English 12:

Students will prove understanding of Night and its themes

  • Everyone handed in the Night Essay
  • We also took a survey

Ind. Reading:

Students will read independently

  • We read
  • We had a journal entry: open response
  • Also, everyone should have handed in at least one written report by today (reports are available under “About” on the Google Classroom page)
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Assignments 12/21

December 21, 2016

Algebra 2:

Students will use their knowledge of exponential growth/decay to practice various compounding problems

English 12:

Students will also create an essay based on an already-approved thesis.

  • We worked on the Night Essay (due tomorrow)

Ind. Reading:

Students will read independently

  • We read
  • Then we worked on a journal entry: Would your book make a good movie?  Explain.

 


Assignments 12/20

December 20, 2016

Algebra 2:

Students will extrapolate growth/decay from the parent exponential function.

English 12:

Students will use their knowledge of writing and their knowledge of Night to form a two-page essay on a given theme

  • We worked on the Night Essay (due Thursday)

Ind. Reading:

Students will read independently

  • We read
  • We did a Journal Entry:
    • Fiction: Fill out a plot chart (basic situation, rising action, climax, resolution) with ten items;  Non-fiction: Outline the structure of your book with at least ten points. If you’ve just started a book, you’ll have to do this journal entry on the previous book
  • I will be grading the journals today or tomorrow

Assignments 12/19

December 19, 2016

Algebra 2:

Students will explore the fundamentals of exponential functions.

English 12:

Students will prove their knowledge of Night.

  • We took the Night test
  • Then we worked on the Night essay

Ind. Reading:

  • We read
  • We then did a Journal Entry:
    1. Title and author
    2. Do a Frontier Vocab Activity
    3. (If you don’t remember, frontier words are terms we recognize but don’t know well enough to use in our own language. These are the easiest words to add to our vocabularies)
      • a. write out the sentence from the book
      • b. guess the definition
      • c. find the definition
      • d. use that word in a sentence of 8+ words.

Assignments 12/16

December 16, 2016

Algebra 2:

Students will prove their knowledge of simple probability

  • We took a test
  • Then we got a Chromebook and went here

English 12:

Students will prove their knowledge of Night.  Students will also connect their sensitivity of the Holocaust to their own essays.

  • We took a quiz
  • Then we started the Night Essay on Google Classroom

Ind. Reading

Student will read independently.

  • We read
  • We did a journal entry:
    1. title and author
    2. Summarize today’ using at least two terms of “plot elements” (basic situation, conflict, rising action, climax, resolution); if non-fiction, summarize one key concept from your reading.

Assignments 12/15

December 15, 2016

Algebra 2:

Students will review the standards of the Probability unit and ask clarifying questions in anticipation of the test tomorrow.

English 12:

Students will further their understanding of the human condition regarding the Nazi outlook on WWII.  They will also deepen their connection with the text through the author interview.

  • I introduced the Night Essay (due next week) – we’ll be doing the entire thing in Google Classroom
  • Don’t forget: Ch. 6-9 quiz is tomorrow!  All Reading Guides due!

Ind. Reading:

Students will read independently

  • We read
  • We did a journal entry:
    • Title and author
    • Talk about a possible theme of your book in 50+ words

Assignments 12/14

December 14, 2016

Algebra 2:

Students will prove their knowledge of simple probability and vocabulary.

  • We did a quick review
  • Then we took a quiz

English 12:

Students will use their knowledge of Night and the Holocaust in order to more accurately understand revisionist theories of WWII

Ind. Reading

Students will read independently

  • We read