Daily and Weekly Homework Schedule for Mr. Ellinger and Mr. Kocmieroski
Humanities Note 1 – Every day except for Vocabulary Quizzes will include a new vocabulary word and practice activity. These Power Points can be found in the Vocabulary section of the website
Humanities Note 2 – Every Humanities student should be reading an average of 20 minutes each day at home – this requirement will not be listed as a daily homework assignment but is a class expectation.
HUMANITIES 10 HONORS BLOCK 3/4 AND 5/6
First day exam - map and Freiler
Introduction to vocabulary process
Finish vocabulary process
What is AP?
-What do you know?
-What questions do you have?
-What more do you need to know?
Technology update - change password, access syllabus, explore website
Boot camp day 1 - primary sources
Handout: The bird, the mouse and the sausage
HW: Annotate and respond to primary document (see PowerPoint for instructions) / Print and sign a copy of the syllabus
Class Discussion of Primary Document -
Words/phrases that cause confusion
Discuss personal interactions
Moral of the story?
Introduction to R.I.P.E.S.
Introduction to Middle Ages/Renaissance debate
Use Freiler and RIPES graphic organizer
HW: Complete Late Middle Ages graphic organizer using Freiler only
Freiler RIPES groups
Meet and share findings for debate
Introduction to Letters About Literature
HW: Find a book for LAL assignment
Explanation of LAL response journals
Explanation of Cornell notes (refer to Cornell Notes PPT in Boot Camp docs)
Work time for notes assignment
HW: Due MONDAY - Chapter 8, sections 1,2,4 and 5 Cornell notes
Feedback on Cornell notes
Notification of Quiz on Friday
SSRDBQ - Late Middle Ages / Renaissance
What is a DBQ? What do I do with it?
Work with a partner and analyze (summary and connection to the prompt) one of the 14 documents
Introduction to DBQ categories
Handout: Category Practice Activity (shoes)
Work individually and in pods to categorize shoes for "intended wearing activity"
Handout: Analysis and categories graphic organizer
Prepare for Gallery Walk
Vocab Quiz #1 & P&T Quiz # 1 - Late Middle Ages
Finish DBQ Document Gallery Walk
Complete Graphic Organizer
HW: Finish category work - come up with category options for DBQ - write a thesis (Block 3/4)
Review weekend homework - pods determine the best Level 3 categories and documents
Pod share-out of best categories/thesis
Review of P&T Quiz # 2 - Renaissance
Handout for parents: Healthy Youth Survey Reminder
Online textbook access
Handout: Unit Outlines for Renaissance and Reformation notes (#2 & #3)
How do we analyze art?
Compare Renaissance/LMA art - continuation or break
Review thesis statement handout
HW: Write a thesis for "Greatest Movie of all time"
P&T Quiz # 2 - Renaissance
Collect Homework - Greatest movie thesis
Thesis practice - 5 minute pod write - from real world prompt list
1/2 Day Early Release
Start reading Renaissance primary sources
- In class time to start annotating primary sources
-How do this documents help us better understand the mindset of the Renaissance?
Debate group introduction
- meet and greet
- start preparation
Unit 2 notes due (Renaissance)
Debate group work
- What is acceptable evidence?
- How do we show continuation and break?
Time to work/research for debate
Debate group work
- Finalize your argument points
- Choose who will become evidence experts
Debate - Rebuttal practice
Review the qualities of a good rebuttal - tone, application of your own argument, flaws in your opponents logic
Practice writing a rebuttal using 5 modern controversial topics
Fall Sports Assembly
Vocab Quiz # 2 + P&T Quiz # 3: Reformation
SSR After quiz
Debate tech preparation
PowerPoint? handouts? Final day for in class preparation
Unit 3 notes due (Reformation/Counter Reformation)
Final Debate Prep
Break / Continuation groups meet to go over evidence and possible rebuttal opportunities
Reminder about dressing up protocol and that each group needs a thesis statement
|10/7||Debate: To what extent was the Renaissance a break from or a continuation of the Late Middle Ages?|
Access Google accounts
Join Google Classroom
Complete Debate Group Survey using Google Classroom - submit survey
HW: LAL Journal # 1 due tomorrow
Short Story # 1 - Most Dangerous Game
Discussion of important literature terms - each pod assigned one question to consider for M.D.G.
Collect LAL journals
HW: Finish the Most Dangerous Game (available in Boot Camp Documents) & Read Announcement on Google Classroom related to your next set of notes
Debrief L.A.L. Journals
Debrief M.D.G. - pods share their assigned question
Review new unit procedures - Textbook / Viault / P&T expectations
Read and discuss The Lottery by Shirley Jackson
PSAT prep - go to the links section of my website (Hum 10 Honors section) or check your Google account for a link to the college board's website - practice questions, strategies, etc.
PSAT - modified schedule
finish pod discussion of the Lottery
foreshadowing, theme, suspense, irony, why do they do this?
Healthy Youth Survey
Finish Lottery discussion
- theme: the power and danger of tradition
Introduction to Harrison Bergeron
Introduction to the College App Essay
HW: Finish college app essay assignment in Google classroom
Note: 2 vocabulary words for today
Review Harrison Bergeron theme: Forced equality
Watch the adaptation of H.B.: 2081
While watching, note connections to our theme and how this plot contrasts the plot of H.B.
Collect H.B. plotline
Discussion - how do we as a society "force" equality
What is Title IX and how is it connected to 'forced equality'
HW: Spend 25 minutes writing the college application essay after choosing final prompt
College Application Essay
- Read a poor sample (in the common links section of my website)
- Read as many quality examples in 10 minutes (from the links on my website)
- Focus for the day - theme, show don't tell, student voice
In class time to choose your theme and cut any detail from last nights work that doesn't address your theme.
HW: main body of essay is complete and ready for next steps (introduction, closing, etc.)
College Application Essay
Introduction and Conclusions
Access Google Classroom to see examples of introductions/conclusions
Time to write your own
Turn in notes and P&T
HW: Assemble the Parts in google classroom
College Application Essay
Final Edits - access Google classroom and follow instructions
Submit final version to Google classroom
Access our class in Turnitin.comSubmit essay to turnitin.com
NO SCHOOL - TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Inquiry Lesson - Why did Luther start the Reformation?
Essay Reflection -
- Review the rubric
- Review personal scores
- Final Edits due Friday
Mock Election (All links available in Links: Mock Election)
Review liberalism and conservatism
Create a T-Chart of Pro's and Con's for I-1351, I-591, and I-594
Vote in the Washington State Mock Election
Discussion of Marysville Pilchuck shooting
Reformation - Was Luther a Radical or Conservative compared to other reform movements?
Final Draft Due: College Application Essay
END OF 1ST QUARTER
Reading Logs DUE - Check Syllabus for hours requirements
WINTER BREAK - NO SCHOOL