Monday- Essays are due!!!!
All classes will have the opportunity to make up work from the last week due to AIMS testing.
All senior classes will have the opportunity to make up work from the last week due to AIMS testing.
Juniors- Students will complete a CLOSE reading activity regarding lowering the drinking age. This will entail annotation of important points, and confusions, comments, or questions. Students will write a one page reflection depicting which side they agree with, why the points are convincing, and also why they reject the counter argument. Evidence must be incorporated throughout the reflection.
Wednesday- All students will complete the journal for the first ten minutes of class. Research Reports will be explained and assigned.
Seniors will rewrite a classic fairytale utilizing a brand new perspective. Stories must be a minimum of 500 words, include a title page with an original title-authors name- and illustration, 8 pages with text and quality illustrations. Project can be done in teacher approved groups of 2-3. Due Monday, March 3 at the beginning of class.
Juniors will annotate a Los Angeles Times editorial regarding a teen advocacy group. Students will annotate with their own personal thoughts, questions, and comments, and write a one page reflection incorporating their annotations and epiphanies.
Thursday- All students will complete the journal for the first ten minutes of class.
Seniors will continue to work on fairytale remix assignment.
Juniors will write a five paragraph essay explaining what public advocacy is and why they publish argumentative written works based off of the two samples they worked with earlier in the week. Evidence from the two editorials must be incorporated to serve as evidentiary support of their thesis.