Today we completed the second week's assignment for penpal schools.
We then got into literature circles based on roles to discuss Things Fall Apart
HW: Take notes on p. 695 of the text, Impact of Colonial Rule
Due Tomorrow: Notes on one of the following sections-27.3,4,5
Today we completed the week 1 penpal schools. If you were absent, please watch the video and reply to your penpal.
Today we took notes on the three levels of thinking when analyzing political cartoons. If you were absent, please view and take notes on the presentation on google classroom about political cartoons.
HW: notes on chapter 27 section 1 are due tomorrow. There will be an open notes quiz.
Today we watched The Danger of a Single Story and identified ways the single story view can have real life consequences.
Today we began our Perspective unit by looking at what shapes perspective and implicit bias.
HW is on google classroom - Hunter/Lion Proverb
Today we analyzed an MCAS sample essay. See document on google classroom for prompt.
HW: Locate the thesis statement (the one sentence in the first paragraph that goes through the three levels of thinking) and identify the parts of that sentence correspond to each level.
Today we evaluated evidence & explanations in the "capitalism & communism in The Time Machine" assignment (on google classroom. This assignment should be completed today.
We then ranked values based on various perspectives in the Industrial Revolution and answered in writing: How is what's fair influenced by perspective? Is it possible to have a system that is fair for all? Explain with evidence from class.
HW: 1. Make sure you have the link or write "hard copy" on your anchor activity spreadsheet. 2. Do anything to advance your work with the anchor activities.
Yesterday and today, we characterized the Eloi and the Morlocks. The assignment and quotes are on Google Classroom. We also linked the time traveler's theories on the future society to the Industrial Revolution.
Homework: Answer-Where would H.G. Well's fall on the economic spectrum? (Capitalism---Communism) Why? Use evidence from The Time Machine to support your answer.