Week2 08.20 - 08.25

posted Aug 20, 2012, 7:43 AM by Kevin Chow   [ updated Aug 24, 2012, 8:17 AM ]
Focus: We're going to start getting into the controversial side of gun control. Furthermore, we're going to start taking apart and looking at the essays provided in a critical way. Are they good essays? Are they clear? How could they be better?

  • Discuss weekend assignment.
  • Warmup: Would you buy and keep a gun at home?
  • Notes: Evidence vs. Opinions
  • Activity: Deconstruction. Thesis | Supporting 1 | Supporting 2 | Supporting 3 | Conclusion
  • Collect packet from last week.
  • HW: Read "Gun Control Laws Don't Work".  Do a Deconstruction on this article on your own. 
R180===
  • Main Idea and Details P.11
  • Gmail accounts (laptop if necessary)
  • If time allows: Edmodo and Student Info registration.
  • Roll for Mon and today; continue discussion of current gun news assignment
  • Warmup: Which word sounds the best in each line?
  • Notes: Denotation and Connotation
  • Review activity: Deconstruction of "What Gun Control?"
  • Read "Gun Control Laws Don't Work"
  • Activity: Jigsaw Deconstruction by teams
  • HW: Two short-constructed response questions based on GCLDW
  • Watch both videos
  • P. 11 Deconstruction map in teams
  • Gmail account creation and registration (Marlene will help)
  • HW: Translate this line:  a Dios le pido que mi pueblo no derrame tanta sangre y se levante mi gente. If you don't know spanish, copy and past this into Google Translate and see what you get. 
  • Lots of Roll Call: Need to do on EGP, ISIS, and Paper sheets. Sorry. :(
  • Book check - make sure that everyone has a textbook at home.
  • Discuss Gun Events - teacher shares one
  • Warmup: How do people convince others to share their beliefs?
  • Notes: Evaluating Arguments
  • Activity: Deconstruct "Gun Control Laws Don't Work"
  • Online: Gmail Account Creation, Edmodo account creation
  • Online: Edmodo Assignment 1
  • HW: Which article presents a stronger argument?
  • Lots of Roll Call: Need to do on EGP, ISIS, and Paper sheets. Sorry. :(
  • Book check - make sure that everyone has a textbook at home.
  • Discuss Gun Events - teacher shares one
  • Warmup: How do people convince others to share their beliefs?
  • Notes: Evaluating Arguments
  • Activity: Deconstruct "Gun Control Laws Don't Work"
  • Online: Gmail Account Creation, Edmodo account creation
  • Online: Edmodo Assignment 1
  • HW: Which article presents a stronger argument?
R180===
  • Gmail, Edmodo account creation
  • R180 accounts (suspended)
Friday: Quiz 1: CT1
  • Quiz
  • Correct Quiz
  • Submit HW/CW packets
  • Gmail, Edmodo accounts
R180===
  • R180 Accounts (hopefully)
  • R180 workshops
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