## 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

• 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)

## 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)

• 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)

• 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

• 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

• 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!

• 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

## Assignments 12/13

December 13, 2016

### Algebra 2:

Students will identify independent and dependent compound events.

• We took some notes
• Then we did these worksheets
• There will probably be a quiz tomorrow after a quick review

### English 12:

Students will use their knowledge of historical events in order to better understand the various trappings of Night

• Then we did a Journal Entry:
1. Title and author
2. Open response (write about pretty much anything, but use a clear topic sentence).

## Assignments 12/9

December 9, 2016

### Algebra 2:

Students will recognize the relationship between odds / probability and mutually exclusive / complementary events.

### English 12:

Students will use their historical knowledge of WWII in order to understand the significant portions of Night

• We discussed Ch. 3-4
• We watched a video on why the Nazis used gas in WWII
• We watch a video on the liberation of Bergen-Belsen
• Ch. 3-5 Guided Reading is due Monday; Quiz Monday too

• We also did a Journal Entry:
1. title and author
2. connect anything in your current reading to anything in any anchor text from any previous high school English class.

## Assignments 12/8

December 8, 2016

### Algebra 2:

Students will continue Geometric Probability with the goal of not “cheating” (trying to find shortcuts).

### English 12:

Students will use their historical knowledge of WWII in order to understand the significant portions of Night