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September 17-21, 2017

Monday, September 18


Essential Question: How does one's past experiences influence future decisions? How does a society influence and shape individuals?

Learning Objective: Students will determine how effective the author's use of flashbacks are in the story.   They will formulate connections to the themes emerging in the text.  They make a connection about themes and rap music.

Skills: cite strong textual evidence to support analysis (RL1), determine theme and analyze in detail its development (RL2), initiate and participate effectively in collaborative discussions (SL1), make connections with ALWG


Assessments:   Schoology Themes sheet, Chapter questions, large group discussions

Assigned Chapters 10-12
Quiz next class on chapters through Ch 10 


Discussed Ch 4-6 journals.

Rap music?  Why important to Ishmael? And others like him?

Sugar HIll

LL Cool J

Run DMC


Wednesday, September 20

Essential Question: How does one's past experiences influence future decisions? How does a society influe…

September 11-15, 2017

Tuesday, September 12


Essential Question: How does one's past experiences influence future decisions? How does a society influence and shape individuals?

Learning Objective: Students will use poetic structure to relate to a childhood memory-- connects to Chapter 1 of our book.
Students will research various facts about an unknown region of the world.
Students will use technology to learn about Sierrs Leone's issues today.

Skills: cite strong textual evidence to support analysis (RL1), determine theme and analyze in detail its development (RL2), initiate and participate effectively in collaborative discussions (SL1), make connections

Assessments:  childhood poem, Schoology Themes sheet, Chapter questions, slide show



Quick Write
Childhood.... what is your favorite time.
Create a found poem in schoology to reflect on this.
Create a book mark to keep in your book with this found poem on it.

Twitter Universe.... let's join and learn   #sierraleone2  (next class)... check it out if you'…

September 5-8. 2017

Hello everyone....  This is the place I will post all your work.  I will provide you with an agenda so you always know what we are doing in class.  If you are absent, this is the place to go.  Please bookmark it on your chrome book by clicking on the little star above.


Wednesday, September 6

Students will learn what is expected of them in class.  They will being thinking about what books to choose for future lessons.

Welcome 

Let's go over the expectations:  HERE

Let's google for some book ideas.... what's coming to the big screen?


Choose a slide and research some information for our book:  (to be continued next class)
Let's share powerpoints of Sierra Leone:  POWERPOINT

Thanks for a great day!


Friday, September 8

Essential Question: How does one's past experiences influence future decisions? How does a society influence and shape individuals?

Learning Objective: Students will use poetic structure to relate to a childhood memory-- connects to Chapter 1 of our book.
Students w…