Classwork: Today we spent the first half of class peer editing our rough drafts. We continued to watch Selma.
Homework: None!!! (2nd Rough Draft due Tuesday)
Classwork:Today we spent class in the library working on the Junior Project
Homework: 1st Rough Draft (1000 words) Please bring hard copy to class and upload a copy to turnitin.com
Classwork: Today we peer edited our works cited with the intent that your works cited is 100% beautifully perfect in your final draft. We also started watching the film Selma.
Homework: 1st Rough Draft is due on Friday
Classwork: Today we took out Civil Rights Unit Test. I also collected the CRM Newspaper Assignment. If there was class time you had the opportunity to work on your Junior Project or TKAM Essay
Homework: Hard copy of MLA Works Cited
Classwork:Today we peer edited outlines The remaining time was used to study for test or work on Junior Project.
Homework: Study for test. CRM Newspaper
Classwork: Today was a work period for the Junior Project and CRM newspaper assignment
Homework: King/X Meme & Outline #2
Classwork: Today we analyzed quotes and speeches from both Malcolm X and MLK Jr. We discussed their different approaches to the civil rights movement. You started working on the King/X Meme assignment.
Classwork: Today we peer edited our outlines in class. I collected and provided feedback for your most recent Thesis. Any remaining time was used to work on Junior Project or TKAM.
Classwork: Today we spent class working on the Junior Project. You should be focusing on your outline.
Homework: Outline (hard copy, turnitin.com) & TRS 5
Classwork: Today I introduced the CRM newspaper assignment. You had work time for the majority of class.
Classwork: Today we spent class in the computer lab working on the Junior Project
Homework: 8 Sources due Monday.
Classwork: Today we read a variety of articles about Emmett TIll and how it is still impacting America. As a table group you worked on writing outlines based on your knowledge of the Murder of Emmett TIll.
Classwork: Today we finished watching the Emmett Till Documentary
Homework: Complete Till viewing guide
Classwork: Today we discussed what we already knew about the Civil Rights Movement. We also viewed a variety of videos to get an overall sense of what was happening in the US during the 50/60s regarding civil rights. As a table group you created a diagram to outline to types of segregation in the US.
Gallery Walk Links:
Strange Fruit - Billie Holiday
Little Rock Nine Remember
NPR "Before Rosa Parks, There was Claudette Colvin"
And Still I rise
The Story of MLK Jr, by Kid President
John Legend & Common "Glory"
Homework: Please read the Rosa Parks article and answer the corresponding questions.
Classwork: Today we were in the computer lab working on the junior project
Homework: TRS #1-#3 are due on Monday
Classwork: Today we were in the library researching for the junior project.
Classwork: Today we finished our 1950s unit and played Kahoot to review for the test tomorrow.
Homework: Study for unit test
Classwork: Today we finished watching Pleasantville
Homework: Study for test, finish Viewing Guide
Classwork: Today we continued to discussed the social/gender roles in the 1950s. We then switched gears and discussed the views of non-conformists and analyze piece of literature to discuss conformity in this decade.
Homework: Complete the 50s music handout
Monday 1/22: GD InfoGraphic
Semester 2 Final
Civil Rights -1960s
Semester 1 - Finals
Turn of the Century
Colonial America/New Nation
- Assignment Sheet
- Thesis Refinement Sheet
- Writing PPT
- Source Annotation
- Source Annotation Sample
- Research Q/Thesis "How To"
- Dead Words/Active Voice
- Citation Guide
- Easy Bib How-to
- Outline How-To
- Outline Template
- Outline Guide
- Thesis Writing