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
|9/19||Vocab Quiz #1|
End of 1st Quarter
Collect Essay Planning Sheet: Reformation
Quiz Corrections - Review missed AP Multiple Choice Questions and discuss why we missed them and how we can improve for next time
30 Years War Lecture and Discussion
30 Years War Lecture and Discussion
Use the 30 Years War Lecture and Discussion PowerPoint from my website
Vocabulary Quiz # 5
Notes and P&T Due (Absolutism - West AND East)
Return L.A.L. notebooks
Spot Check notes and collect 10 random sets
Hand out next unit outline
Finish 30 Years War Lecture Discussion
Work in pods to write thesis statement
College entrance data discussion - what does it take to get into a university - why should you stay motivated and what are the benefits in potential salary down the road
Finish pod thesis work for 30 Years War Lecture Discussion
Introduction to Absolutism documents
Read Documents 1&2
Discuss in Pods the vocabulary, highlighted items, and answers to the questions
Present in pods regarding the Absolutism Documents - vocabulary, interactions, answers to the essential questions
Introduction to LOTF
Hand out books
Journal and Discussion: What makes a good leader?
HW: Read Chapter 1 of LOTF and find 1 quote or passage - write down the quote/passage in your extended LAL journal and explain WHY you chose this this selection. Be prepared to discuss Monday.
LOTF book group discussion # 1
Share your quote, make predictions, discuss questions you have at this point
Finish Absolutism discussion
HW: Read Chapter 2 in LOTF - finish character worksheet and sketch
Notes and P&T DUE: Enlightenment / Scientific Revolution
Journal - who makes the best leader?
LOTF book group discussion # 2 - Defend your decision - Who is the best leader?
Handout Next unit plans and discuss Homework
HW: Get started on notes - Finish Next reading for LOTF and note symbolism
NO SCHOOL - PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY
NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK
NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK
Book Talk: Symbolism in the First 3 chapters
What is theme? Short lesson on theme and time to connect various themes to LOTF (reference Theme worksheet)
LAL reminder - bring your book and journal Wednesday
How to write a question for Seminar - Factual, Interpretive, and Evaluative Questions
The Lorax - How can Dr. Seuss help us prepare for Seminar?
Read the Lorax and write practice questions
Socratic Seminar # 1
Debrief Seminar # 1 - How does the scoring work?
-Highlight our journals
-The first 25 words
-Hook the reader
-Voice and purpose
Vocabulary Quiz # 6
Time to work on L.A.L. assignment
- mini lesson on bookends and word choice (vocabulary)
HW: LAL DUE MONDAY
Collect Letter About Literature
Poetry and LOTF - Read 2 poems, discuss voice and connect to a character in LOTF
Write a poem using the structure of one of the two poems read in class
Letter About Literature DUE
Book Group discussion - LOTF Chapters 4-8
Open Note Quiz
Absolutism Assignment clarification
Seminar # 2 - Lord of the Flies
Absolutism Project work time
- Choose 2 quotes for the list provided and respond how it connects to LOTF
- Finish Absolutism Poster - "How absolute are they?"
Gallery Walk - use a graphic organizer to determine which monarch is the most absolute
Read and discuss The Lottery by Shirley Jackson - how does this story connect to LOTF?
HW: Prepare a minimum of 4 questions for seminar.
Seminar #3 - Lord of the Flies
HW: Choose ONE character from LOTF for final essay. Identify 3 character traits that help develop the theme of the text and find evidence to support this.
Workshop thesis statements for LOTF final essay - thesis statement DUE by end of class
HW: Finish introduction and body paragraphs.
Workshop rough drafts for final essay
HW: Finish final essay.
LOTF final essay DUE beginning of class.
Vocabulary Quiz # 7
IN CASE OF SNOW: You MUST email your final draft for the Lord of the Flies essay to Ms. Wilson by NO LATER than 2 pm. Late work will NOT be accepted under any circumstances for this assignment. Please email final drafts to email@example.com. Have a wonderful break if we do not see you!
NO SCHOOL - WINTER BREAK
Vocabulary Quiz 7 - makeup from Snow Day
Introduction to the LOTF Book Talk Video project
Meet with group to prepare storyboards and script
-With approved storyboard, groups will film their project
-Final day to film
Editing 101 - Introduction to Movie Studio 12
-Groups will investigate the program using all of the tutorials
-Groups will upload their video clips
Last day to edit LOTF trailer in class
LOTF Trailer DUE beginning of class- PLAN (ACT) test results-Finals review on vocabulary: genesis - capricious
Vocabulary Review # 2
Notes and P&T Quiz - French Revolution/Napoleon
LOTF and the Simpsons
Watch LOTF trailer
Vocabulary Review # 3
Finish LOTF trailers
Final Exam explanation
AP Multiple Choice practice
Vocabulary Review # 4
Final Review - Practice Essays
Reading logs DUE!!! No Late Reading Logs accepted
Vocabulary Quiz 8
Vocabulary Review # 5
Practice Plan - how to organize your weekend
Multiple Choice Practice
CHECK YOUR EMAIL OVER THE WEEKEND FOR TIPS, HANDOUTS AND THE ESSAYS ON SUNDAY
NO SCHOOL - MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. HOLIDAY
FINAL EXAM DAY 1 - IN CLASS ESSAY
FINAL EXAM DAY 2 - VOCABULARY AND AP MULTIPLE CHOICE
Early Release Day - End of Semester 1
Test Review - what did you miss and why did you miss it?
Handout next 2 unit outlines (All unit outlines available in the Unit Outline section of my website)
NO SCHOOL - TEACHER WORK DAY
Nuts and Bolts for 2nd Semester
Begin conversation about whether to take AP test
Introduction to the Social Contract
-Partner analysis of Rousseau quote "Man was born free, and everywhere he is in chains."
Review of the Enlightenment - context and causes PowerPoint
Handout and Homework: Identify tricky vocabulary in Locke, Hobbes, or Rousseau and define it
Quote of the day: "The absent are always in the wrong" (Destouches)
Work in pods to analyze Locke, Hobbes, and Rousseau
- tricky words
- state of nature
- role of government
HW: read on your own the next section of the document to prepare for the group breakdown
Quote of the day: "The end purpose of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom"
Finish pod analysis of Locke, Hobbes, and Rousseau
Locke, Hobbes, and Rousseau experts meet to align their teaching
Team teach each philosopher
Finalize team teaching exercise
Write conclusions to LOTF essay based on Locke Hobbes and Rousseau
Conclusions Due Monday in email to Ms. Wilson
Review of Semester 1 material:
Update P&T Terms for French Revolution and 18th Century Social changes
-Proletarianization -Enclosure movement -levee en masse -sans culottes
Review of in-class essay:
How to interpret AP score (1-9)
Read sample essays to see a 9 and a 5
What do we need to improve?
Handout: General AP Writing Tips
HW: LOTF Conclusions due Monday
Introduction to Grammar
Review 2 more sample AP essays
Which cause of the French Revolution was the most significant?
HW: Read 5 short essays on causes of the French Revolution and take notes to identify which cause was most significant
Essays are in the HUM 10 Honors French Revolution section of my website
Causes of the French Revolution Debate
Choose one example from the assigned reading in class and analyze how this piece of evidence is the most significant cause of the French Revolution
*If you attend the parade, you must have the absence excused in order to make up missed work and you must present your debate topic after school or during a PASS session.
Finish Causes of the French Revolution Presentations
What is good evidence and how do we analyze it?
French Revolution Propaganda
- Analyze propaganda from the French Revolution and identify the technique(s), stage of the revolution, theme, and intended audience.
NO SCHOOL - TEACHER WORK DAY
Industrial Revolution Notes/P&T DUE
Review artists from P&T
What's ahead for the week
-Vocabulary Quiz on Friday will also include unit test for the French Revolution
- P&T French Rev, essay topic, etc. Refer to handout "Unit Exam" in the Hum 10 Honors French Revolution section
Read, take notes, and jigsaw teach propaganda article "Art as propaganda during the French Revolution" available in the Hum 10 Honors French Revolution section of the website
HW: Study for mini quiz tomorrow - first 1/3 P&T terms from French Revolution unit
Mini Quiz # 1 - first 1/3 P&T from French Revolution Unit
Wrap up discussion and notes from propaganda article and graphic organizer:
Work in assigned small groups to prepare a test study guide/poster using our French Revolution Graphic organizers
HW: Finish propaganda graphic organizers- DUE Friday! and study for P&T Quiz # 2 - second 1/3 of the list
Mini Quiz # 2 - second 1/3 P&T from French Revolution Unit
Time to work in your French Revolution small groups to finish posters
Mini Quiz # 3 - final 1/3 P&T from French Revolution Unit
Gallery walk - French Revolution test review posters
Napoleon lesson - teach a classmate how Napoleon used propaganda to create his image
Ideologies and Revolutions Notes/P&T DUE
Test Review Gallery Walk
Handout next 2 unit outlines (available in unit outline section of website)
Note - French Rev Unit Test moved to Wednesday due to time constraints
No School - Presidents Day
No School - Teacher Non-Contract Day
French Revolution Test / Thesis and 1 paragraph response
Time to work on notes in class after test/essay write
Congress of Vienna
- political spectrum discussion (right vs. left)
- Goals and objectives of the Congress of Vienna
- Who benefited - who lost?
Appositives practice lesson
Introduction to the Industrial Revolution
Introduction to fragments in sentence structure
Fragments quick practice
Industrial Revolution - child labor lecture
- What are piecers and scavengers? Negative effects of the I.R. on women, children, and the working class
Charles Dickens excerpts and reflection worksheet
Industrial Revolution lecture
- What is a scavenger? A piecer?
Venn Diagram - Oliver Twist and Jane Eyre
-Read and compare/contrast excerpts from these Industrial Rev. Era novels
Poetry Gallery Walk
- Read and discuss Industrial Revolution/Romantic era poetry
Industrial Revolution Letter Home - Final draft DUE Friday at the beginning of class
- Write a letter 'home' in the form of a factory owner, factory worker, etc.
- Incorporate your knowledge of the Industrial Revolution
- Attach rubric and rough draft to final draft
Vocabulary Quiz - wily through loquacious, grammar, spelling, and Industrial Revolution P&TGroup Group Share out of your Industrial Letter Prepare for Child Labor Debate- Analyze Parliament Speeches
Introduction to Proper and Common Nouns
- Assign role (Region 1, 2, 3, 4)
- Review liberalism and conservatism
- What side of the issue are you fighting?
- What would your constituents say?
- What are your non-negotiables?
- What evidence are you going to use to defend?
- Draft speech
If you are attending the field trip it is your responsibility to complete your speech for Wednesday
Refer to the email sent out to all students as a reference for preparing your speech
In Class Debate - Parliament should prohibit any children 12 and under from working in textile factories
Debate rider attachments as liberals / conservatives
Nationalism, Realpolitik, and Mass Politics Notes/P&T Due
Chapter 22/23 Open Note Quiz
The Bryonic Hero
HW: Hero/Villain Venn Diagram - refer to email for PowerPoint (5/6 only)
Hero/Villain Venn Diagram
Syllabus Addendum - notes are due on assigned dates regardless of your presence
HSPE 101 - What is it? How does it work? How can I be successful?
Introduction to Things Fall Apart
HW: Read ch.1-2 of Things Fall Apart. In your TFA journals: Write down 3 questions (interpretative or evaluative) from the reading that you will discuss with your group.
HSPE - Persuasive Writing
Things Fall Apart Proverbs worksheet
HW: HSPE Persuasive response (email) and TFA Reading
Things Fall Apart small group discussion
HSPE persuasive presentations
HSPE reading handout
Socratic Seminar # 1 - Things Fall Apart
HW: Choose ONE prompt, either expository or persuasive, from the list I emailed you earlier this week and write a letter or essay. You MUST include pre-planning (outline), and your letter/essay MUST be a minimum of TWO full pages (exluding the pre-planning) handwritten in pencil. Use the checklist I provided you today to make sure you fulfill all of the requirements. If you have questions, email Ms. Wilson (firstname.lastname@example.org). DUE Monday at beginning of class.
Also, read chapters 7-10 of TFA. Write at least two questions in your journal, and continue listing any proverbs you come across on the proverb worksheet.
Collect HSPE essays
The Second Coming Poem
- Introduction and group analysis
Final HSPE notes - BE READY - BE ON TIME - BE CONFIDENT!
HSPE Day 1
Introduction to Folktales group project
HSPE Day 2
TFA Quiz - Chapters 1-13
Time to work on Folktales group project
HSPE Day 3
Imperialism Notes Due
Please add today's Vocabulary word to your list by accessing the PPT online
Socratic seminar #2 - Things Fall Apart
NO SCHOOL - TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY
Introduction to TFA Final Essay - How will I be scored? (Rubric)
At the end of class you will have chosen a character, identified the elements you will use in your essay and write the first paragraph
World War I & Russian Revolution Notes / P&T Due
3rd Quarter Reading Logs Due
Things Fall Apart final essay due at the beginning of class
Final Socratic Seminar - Things Fall Apart
Introduction to Poetry Month - find a poem to share: read the poem and explain the context/why you chose it
Ideologies debate - Which of the following ideologies (conservatism, liberalism, socialism, nationalism) had the greatest influence on the political landscape during the 19th century?
HW: Access the 4 powerpoints on my website to finish your review of this topic
Groups prepare thesis statement for essay debate (4 ideologies of the 19th century)
HW: Finish speech for tomorrows debate
Debate - which ideology had the greatest influence
Open Note Quiz - Interwar Era/Age of Anxiety
Introduction to the Communist Manifesto
Communist Manifesto Group Analysis
Poem of the Day
Introduction to AP Test review process
Finish Communist Manifesto Group Analysis
Communist Manifesto Wrap Up
Notes/P&T Due: WWII & Modern Europe
Poem of the Day
SSR - AQOTWF (Stamp Questions)DBQ - How it works, how it is assessed, key terminology
HW: Analyze each document using the document analysis worksheet
Poem of the Day
Seminar 1 - All Quiet on the Western Front
DBQ - categories/POV
Poem of the Day
Saturday Review Session signup
Reminder for Poem in your pocket day
SSR - All Quiet on the Western Front
DBQ - Practice analysis of Document 5
HW: Find a poem for Poem in your Pocket and Analyze assigned DBQ doc
POEM IN YOUR POCKET DAY!!!
DBQ - POINT OF VIEW
NO SCHOOL - TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Review Process Calendar Update
Seminar # 2 - All Quiet on the Western Front
Finish DBQ Categorization/POV
Review Process: Renaissance
Review Process: Reformation/Counter Reformation
Review Process: Exploration/Religious Wars
Review Process: Absolutism/Constitutionalism
In class timed essay
Review Process: Scientific Revolution/Enlightenment
Review Process: 18th Century Economy and Society
Review Process: French Revolution and Napoleon
Review Process: Industrial Revolution / Ideologies of the 19th Century (Revolutions)
Review Process: Nationalism/Imperialism/WWI
Review Process: Interwar/WWII/Cold War
Final Team Review Quiz
Reminders regarding AP Dinner
Final thoughts to be prepared for tomorrow
AP EXAM - 12:00 PM @ THE ESC (DISTRICT OFFICE)
Post Exam Reflection
Film Festival Introduction
|5/16||NO SCHOOL - TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY|
Film Festival Day 1 -
What makes good film?
Film Festival Day 2
Examples of good film
Rules for filming
Film Festival Day 3
Filming on campus
On your own review of 2 ppts
Film Festival Day 4
Filming and Editing
Film Festival Day 5
Filming and Editing
|5/26||NO SCHOOL - MEMORIAL DAY|
Film Festival Day 6
Editing - scene retakes
Film Festival Day 7
Film Festival Day 8
Films due by 5 PM
Culminating Project Presentations - modified schedule
Vote for Best in Class films
Vocabulary notebooks due
Humanities Film Festival - Periods 5 and 6 in the theater
Film Festival Debrief
Introduction to Night
-Hand out books, reading schedule, movie permission slip
Vocabulary Quiz - 2 weeks of 'on your own'
Seminar # 1 - Night
Finish stages of genocideAssign research project groups
Genocide research project
Genocide research project - finalize presentation
Final Reading Logs Due
Scan and email them to me if you are absent
Genocide Research Presentations
Final Exam Day # 1 - Study / Hotel Rwanda
Final Exam Day # 2 - Actual Final
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL - EARLY RELEASE