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September 2008


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1
No School: Labor Day

August Calendar

 

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Exam: TKAM
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TKAM Essay: formulate topic & cursory outline
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Formatting Quotes
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Auditorium: Guidance Presentation
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Create portfolio folders for class

Receive summer reading, TKAM exams back

Discuss grading

9
Thesis generation: persuasive, must make argument vs. just a statement; must have a counter point / be an interpretation

Homework: Rework TKAM thesis & three main points of support

10
Computer Lab: Introduction: Attention getter, Summary of TKAM,
Thesis statement

One-on-one conferencing

11
Computer Lab: Complete introduction, work on first body paragraph

One-on-one conferencing

12
Computer Lab: Continue drafting & conferencing

Mrs. Griffith will discuss Read for a Lifetime

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TKAM essay drafts due: Introduction and two body paragraphs
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Peer Review
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Peer conference

Computer Lab:  Finish essays

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TKAM
essays due with all draft material
19
Teacher In-Service: No School
22
Begin speed reading: activities to increase reading comprehension speed by 25% - 50%
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Speed reading

Article summaries due tomorrow

24
Speed reading

Nonfiction notes

Turn in article summaries

25
Speed reading

Nonfiction notes

26
Speed reading

Article annotations & summaries (due at the end of the hour)

 

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Speed Reading

Group work: "Will Johnny Get A's?"

30
Speed Reading

Read, annotate, & write two summaries: "A Difficult Transition" & "Bully Trap"

1
Speed Reading

Read, annotate, & write two summaries: and "So That Nobody Has to Go"

2
Speed Reading

Read, annotate, & write two summaries: "High School Fails to Engage" & "Who's Ready for College"

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Speed Reading

Graded discussion

October Calendar

 

Last Update:  02 October, 2008 6:30 am