April 15, 2015

Warm-up

  • Seniors– practice literary terms and devices on Quia; make sure to sign in!
  • Juniors– complete the practice test on USA Test Prep

Agenda

  • Don’t be that guy
  • Finish 55 Countries Presentations
  • Work on completing lit circles– entire packet due today!
  • Finish pocket project

Assignments

  • Honors English – Writing 122 paperwork, due April 15 with payment; CRN is 7599, Course # is WR122
  • Lit Circle pocket project due Thursday at the start of class
  • Extra Credit– Earth Day competition; submissions due Friday!
  • Raisin Test on literary/ dramatic devices on Friday

Announcements

  • Seniors: Please fill out the internship master sign-up list and get your internship paperwork – both the legal paperwork (2 pages) and the log (packet); Internships begin on Monday!
  • Work Sample corrections– TODAY at lunch in tech center
  • BISapalooza is May 1st
  • Want BIS Board points? Go to the play (Mary Poppins) on Thursday at 7– it’s opening night. Make sure to sign in!

Internship Opportunities

  • Ashliegh McDaniel | Recruitment & Outreach Associate,
    Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Pennies for Patients Campaign  (844) 760-1848 or ashliegh.mcdaniel@lls.org
  • Forest Service Nursery
  • RVTD – Data Gathering & Analysis

April 14, 2015

Warm-up

  • Finish Raisin Act III worksheet and turn it in
  • Seniors– work on acquiring an internship and completing the paperwork
  • Juniors– complete the activities on USA Test Prep
  • Sullivan– talk to Q and A people

Agenda

  • 55 Countries Presentations
  • Work on completing lit circles
  • Add Ted Ed to websites

Assignments

  • Lit Circle #4 and completed packet: due Wednesday
  • Honors English – Writing 122 paperwork, due April 15 with payment; CRN is 7599, Course # is WR122
  • Lit Circle pocket project due Thursday at the start of class
  • Extra Credit– Earth Day competition
  • Raisin Test on literary/ dramatic devices on Friday

Announcements

  • Seniors: Please fill out the internship master sign-up list and get your internship paperwork – both the legal paperwork (2 pages) and the log (packet)
  • Work Sample corrections– Wednesday at lunch in tech center
  • BISapalooza is May 1st
  • Want BIS Board points? Go to the play (Mary Poppins) on Thursday at 7– it’s opening night. Make sure to sign in!

Internship Opportunities

  • Ashliegh McDaniel | Recruitment & Outreach Associate,
    Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Pennies for Patients Campaign  (844) 760-1848 or ashliegh.mcdaniel@lls.org
  • Forest Service Nursery
  • RVTD – Data Gathering & Analysis

April 13. 2015

Warm-up

  • Turn in 55 country essay!
  • Seniors– work on acquiring an internship and completing the paperwork
  • Juniors– complete the activities on USA Test Prep

Agenda

  • Work Day– take care of Ted Ed and Lit Circle including pocket project and essay

Assignments

  • TED Ed Talk, edited version, due in your Evidence of Learning page of your portfolio on Tuesday
  • Lit Circle #4 and completed packet: due Wednesday
  • Honors English – Writing 122 paperwork, due April 15 with payment; CRN is 7599, Course # is WR122
  • Lit Circle pocket project due Thursday at the start of class
  • Extra Credit– Earth Day competition
  • Raisin Test on literary/ dramatic devices on Friday

Announcements

  • Seniors: Please fill out the internship master sign-up list and get your internship paperwork – both the legal paperwork (2 pages) and the log (packet)
  • Minis start today!
  • Effect/ affect/ insure/ ensure quiz retake today at lunch in rm 27
  • Work Sample corrections– Wednesday at lunch in tech center
  • BISapalooza is May 1st

Internship Opportunities

  • Ashliegh McDaniel | Recruitment & Outreach Associate,
    Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Pennies for Patients Campaign  (844) 760-1848 or ashliegh.mcdaniel@lls.org
  • Forest Service Nursery
  • RVTD – Data Gathering & Analysis

April 10, 2015

Warm-up

  • Dance Party!
  • Raisin Blog #2– See below

Agenda

  • Work Day– take care of Ted Ed, Lit Circle including pocket project, and 55 country assignment including essay.

Assignments

  • TED Ed Talk, edited version, due in your Evidence of Learning page of your portfolio on Monday at the beginning of class
  • Lit Circle #3: Understanding the Background, due TODAY
  • Lit Circle #4 and completed packet: due Wednesday
  • Honors English – Writing 122 paperwork, due April 15 with payment; CRN is 7599, Course # is WR122
  • Compare & Contrast essay and 55 countries slide due Monday
  • Extra Credit– Earth Day competition

Announcements

  • Seniors: Please fill out the internship master sign-up list and get your internship paperwork – both the legal paperwork (2 pages) and the log (packet)
  • Mini scheduling changes must be made by the end of the day TODAY
  • Effect/ affect/ insure/ ensure quiz retake today at lunch in rm 27

Internship Opportunities

  • Ashliegh McDaniel | Recruitment & Outreach Associate,
    Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Pennies for Patients Campaign  (844) 760-1848 or ashliegh.mcdaniel@lls.org
  • Forest Service Nursery
  • RVTD – Data Gathering & Analysis

Raisin Blog #2– Predictions

Many of the dreams of the Younger family have fallen apart. Beneatha’s educational goals may not be reality, Walter’s business venture fell apart, and now Mr. Lindner is on his way to the Younger home, potentially to purchase their new house from them. What do you predict will happen to the members of the Younger family? Choose one character and explain the fate of this individual using details and clues from the play.

April 9, 2015

Warm-up

  • Print your grades.

Agenda

Assignments

  • TED Ed Talk, edited version, due in your Evidence of Learning page of your portfolio on Monday at the beginning of class
  • Lit Circle #3: Understanding the Background, due tomorrow
  • Honors English – Writing 122 paperwork, due April 15 with payment
  • Compare & Contrast essay and 55 countries slide due Monday
  • Extra Credit– Earth Day competition

Announcements

  • Seniors: Please fill out the internship master sign-up list and get your internship paperwork – both the legal paperwork (2 pages) and the log (packet)
  • Mini scheduling changes must be made by the end of the day tomorrow

Internship Opportunities

  • Ashliegh McDaniel | Recruitment & Outreach Associate,
    Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Pennies for Patients Campaign  (844) 760-1848 or ashliegh.mcdaniel@lls.org
  • Forest Service Nursery
  • RVTD – Data Gathering & Analysis

April 8, 2015

Warm-up

  • Happy Birthday Cole!
  • Look for one or more articles on segregated cities in the US today. After researching, discuss the following with a person sitting near you:
    • What cities in the US are most segregated?
    • Why do cities become segregated?
    • How can citizens of the US help relieve segregation?

Agenda

Assignments

  • TED Ed Talk, edited version, due in your Evidence of Learning page of your portfolio on Monday at the beginning of class
  • Lit Circle #3: Understanding the Background, due Friday
  • Honors English – Writing 122 paperwork, due April 15 with payment
  • Compare & Contrast essay and 55 countries slide due Monday
  • Extra Credit– Earth Day competition

Announcements

  • Seniors: Please fill out the internship master sign-up list and get your internship paperwork – both the legal paperwork (2 pages) and the log (packet)

Internship Opportunities

  • Ashliegh McDaniel | Recruitment & Outreach Associate,
    Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Pennies for Patients Campaign  (844) 760-1848 or ashliegh.mcdaniel@lls.org
  • Forest Service Nursery
  • RVTD – Data Gathering & Analysis

April 7, 2015

Warm-up

  • Turn in your Scramble for Wealth and Power responses
  • Quiz retake (for those who did not score 80% or higher)
  • If you don’t need to retake the quiz, either read your lit circle book or work on editing your TED Ed Talk

Agenda

  • Discussion on Compare & Contrast essay
  • 55 Countries assignment

Assignments

  • TED Ed Talk, edited version, due in your Evidence of Learning page of your portfolio on Monday at the beginning of class
  • Lit Circle #3: Understanding the Background, due Friday
  • Honors English – Writing 122 paperwork, due April 15 with payment
  • Compare & Contrast essay and 55 countries slide due Monday

Announcements

  • Seniors: Please fill out the internship master sign-up list and get your internship paperwork – both the legal paperwork (2 pages) and the log (packet)

Internship Opportunities

  • Ashliegh McDaniel | Recruitment & Outreach Associate,
    Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Pennies for Patients Campaign  (844) 760-1848 or ashliegh.mcdaniel@lls.org
  • Forest Service Nursery
  • RVTD – Data Gathering & Analysis

April 6, 2015

Warm Up

  • Reviewing the quiz

Agenda

  • Scramble for Wealth and Power
    • Response  questions.  Pick one from each category and write a page responding to each question based on your experiences today.
    • Category 1 – Raisin in the Sun
      • What connections between wealth and power can you make between this simulation and the situation for the Youngers in A Raisin in the Sun?
      • Choose a character in A Raisin in the Sun who faces limitations similar to students whose hands were taped in the simulation.  What limitations does this character face and why?  How can this character overcome these limitations?
    • Category 2 – Global Wealth and Power
      • Do you think there should be a redistribution of wealth and power throughout the world?  Why or why not?  If yes, how would you accomplish this?  What principles would guide your proposals for change?
      • Do you think there should be a redistribution of wealth and power in our country?  Why or why not?  If yes, how would you accomplish this?  What principles would guide your proposals for change?

April 3, 2015

Warm-Up

  • Turn in Current Event
  • Raisin in the Sun Blog Post
  • Make a Figment account (everyone) – use your school email, request to be a part of CIS Honors group and Sully will approve you

Agenda

  • Video editing (tutorial http://bit.ly/movie_maker_tutorial)

Current Assignments

  • Lit Circle number two is on Monday – have your reading and Character Worksheet done but not the essay, yet
  • Students taking work samples home to correct need to turn those in by Monday at the beginning of class

Announcements

  • OIT College Trip DATE CHANGE– Thursday, April 30 from 9 am to 3:30 pm
  • If you need to complete your work sample, you can come in at lunch today in the Tech Center
  • Seniors: Please fill out the internship master sign-up list and get your internship paperwork – both the legal paperwork (2 pages) and the log (packet)

Internship Opportunities

  • Ashliegh McDaniel | Recruitment & Outreach Associate,
    Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Pennies for Patients Campaign  (844) 760-1848 or ashliegh.mcdaniel@lls.org
  • Forest Service Nursery
  • RVTD – Data Gathering & Analysis