Homework

 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.
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 HUMANITIES 10 HONORS BLOCK 3/4 AND 5/6
9/3
First day exam - map and Freiler 
Introductions
Introduction to vocabulary process
9/4
Finish vocabulary process
What is AP?
-What do you know?
-What questions do you have?
-What more do you need to know?
9/5
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
9/8
Class Discussion of Primary Document - 
Words/phrases that cause confusion
Discuss personal interactions
Moral of the story?
9/9
Picture Day
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
9/10
Freiler RIPES groups
Meet and share findings for debate
Introduction to Letters About Literature
HW: Find a book for LAL assignment
9/11
Library Visit
Explanation of LAL response journals
SSR
9/12
SSR
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
9/15
SSR
Feedback on Cornell notes
Notification of Quiz on Friday 
9/16
SSR
Open Note Quiz
P&T Terms practice - what does an acceptable P&T card look like?
9/17
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
9/18
SSR
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
9/19
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)
9/22
SSR
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
9/23
Handout for parents: Healthy Youth Survey Reminder
SSR
Online textbook access
Handout: Unit Outlines for Renaissance and Reformation notes (#2 & #3)
P&T practice
thesis handout/introduction
9/24
SSR
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"
9/25
Quick SSR
P&T Quiz # 2 - Renaissance
Collect Homework - Greatest movie thesis
Thesis practice - 5 minute pod write - from real world prompt list
9/26
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?
9/29
SSR
Debate group introduction 
- meet and greet 
- start preparation
Unit 2 notes due (Renaissance)
9/30
SSR
Debate group work
- What is acceptable evidence?
- How do we show continuation and break?
Time to work/research for debate
10/1
Debate group work
- Finalize your argument points
- Choose who will become evidence experts

10/2

Curriculum/Parent Night
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
10/3
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
10/6
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? 
10/8
Finish Debate
10/9
Access Google accounts 
Join Google Classroom
Complete Debate Group Survey using Google Classroom - submit survey
HW: LAL Journal # 1 due tomorrow
10/10
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
10/13
Debrief L.A.L. Journals
Debrief M.D.G. - pods share their assigned question
10/14
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.

10/15

PSAT - modified schedule

Vocabulary 
finish pod discussion of the Lottery
foreshadowing, theme, suspense, irony, why do they do this?
10/16
Healthy Youth Survey
Finish Lottery discussion
- theme: the power and danger of tradition
Introduction to Harrison Bergeron
10/17
Vocabulary Quiz
SSR afterwards
Harrison Bergeron
Introduction to the College App Essay
HW: Finish college app essay assignment in Google classroom
10/20
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
10/21
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.)
10/22
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
10/23
College Application Essay 
Final Edits - access Google classroom and follow instructions
Submit final version to Google classroom
Access our class in Turnitin.com
Submit essay to turnitin.com 
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