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MEDIA LITERACY

"Is This Story Share-Worth?"
 
Definitely  / Maybe / Probably Not

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Poem on Community

Poetry Slam on Tuesday, April 30th (MEET IN LIBRARY)
Period 3
 

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EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY / POETRY WEEK - LIBRARY
 
Sign up and recite poem.
Go to library for details.
 
PUBLISHED POETRY =  (3 pt Project / 5 pt Homework)
ORIGINAL POETRY =     (10 pt Project / 5 pt Homework)

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THESIS SENTENCE PRACTICE
10 Charts + 10 Sentences
 
Classwork / Homework points

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1. Use your an accessible email (i.e. lausd.my.mail) address to set up STUDENT account.
 
2. COMPLETE lesson (WATCH / THINK / DIG DEEPER)

5 Ways Social Media Is Changing Your Brain

 
3. SEARCH TED talks for topic: Power of Social Media
 
4. COMPLETE graphic organizer for chosen talk

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MEET IN LIBRARY, THURSDAY, MARCH 21st

PERIOD 3

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EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY #3

March 14, 3/14, 3.14, or as it's known to many, Pi Day. Pi Day is celebrated by mathletes in many different ways. There are pie contests and pizza parties.

And some people write pi-ku— a haiku poem about pi.

WRITE A "Pi-Ku" poem. PRESENT it at the Library's Pi Day Celebration at lunch on Thursday, March 14th. You must sign up in advance, get application from library.

A "pi-ku", by the way, works like this:

— First line: 3 syllables        — Second line: 1 syllable           — Third line: 4 syllables

--- Fourth line: 1 syllable      --- Fifth line: 5 syllables              --- Sixth line: 9 syllables

and so on.........

3.14159265.....

3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510582.....

Have copy of "pi-ku" poem signed by Ms. Pilon showing participation in activity

  • (3 point project grade and 5 point homework)

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AMERICAN DREAM INTERVIEW
 
Complete interview questions with an older adult that you know.

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How the World Perceives the New American Dream
 
1. Vocabulary (Four Graphic organizers)
2. Read and annotate text (approx. +1300L)
3. Answer questions

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The American Dream
Rags to Riches
Create you own Horatio Alger story
 
 
 

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COMPLETE Silent Spring questions 1-10     

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The Great Listen

Interview Project

Students have the option of completing interview with the Story Corp App.
 
 
Interview DOES NOT need to be submitted for credit, will only be shared in class.

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COURAGE AND RESILIENCE

We have explored many aspects of courage and resilience. The performance tasks will give you an opportunity to collaborate with a classmate, tying together the ideas gleaned from the texts in the Common Core Reader in creative and thoughtful ways.
 
Choose or create a task that works best for you.
 
 

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MEET IN LIBRARY, MONDAY, October 22nd
 
PERIODS 1, 4, 6 - COMPLETING ESSAYS
PERIOD 3 - BEGINNING PROJECTS
 

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ALTERNATE ASSIGNMENT (No book to read)
 
Read article, speech and poem; answer questions
  • "Are You A Loser?"
  • "Finding A Joy"
  • "Invictus"
 

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EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY #1

 
Library Bookmark Contest (5pt. Project grade)
 
details to follow....

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MEET IN ROOM 315 / COMPUTER LAB

Prosthetic Research
 
see attached document

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THESIS STATEMENT PRACTICE
 
Complete chart and thesis sentences for #'s 3, 4, 5.
 
 

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EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY #2 (10pt homework grade)

 
College Fair at Cal State Dominguez Hills
Saturday, September 15th, 8:30am - 1:00pm
See flyer pdf posted below.
 
Attend and get signature at fair from Ms. Fernandez (of Pilot Center fame) who will be in attendance.

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Courage and Resilience
Answer questions 1-7 and complete writing prompt
 

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1. COMPLETE Beginning of the Year Diagnostic
 
2. Concept Vocabulary graphic organizers "Fall of the House of Usher"
 
3. COLLEGE EXPLORATION
  • AFTER Set up of College Board AND Khan Academy accounts
  • Locate PSAT score College Board website
  • Complete College Exploration task.
 
 

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MEET IN LIBRARY

No textbook needed.

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"ON THE WAY TO SCHOOL "
Documentary Questions
 
 
 

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VOCAB GRAPHIC ORGANIZER / QUESTIONS (CLASSWORK)
"Teenage Vandalism"
 
dilapidated        divisive