Homework

 Daily and Weekly Homework Schedule for Mr. Ellinger and Ms. Wilson

 

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
9/4
 
9/5
 
9/6
 
9/9
Intro to thesis statement - What is a quality thesis statement?
-Claim, evidence, warrand
Handout - thesis statement
HW – write Michael Jackson thesis statement
9/10
Boot camp thesis continued
Share in pods
Boot camp - how to annotate a primary document
Handout - Bird, Mouse, Sausage
HW- annotate Bird, Mouse, Sausage
9/11
Practice thesis # 2: Using Compare/Contrast as a Driver term"Compare and contrast what it means to be a freshman and a sophomore at MTHS"
  • Brainstorm/Categorize/Write a thesis
  • Share with partner/pod/class
Collect Homework: Bird, Mouse, Sausage annotations
9/12
Introduction to the debate: "Was the Renaissance a continuation or break from the Late Middle Ages?"
Re-introduction to Cornell notes
Time to start working on L.M.A. notes - Chapter 8, sections 1,2,4,5 & Viault Chapter 1
HW - Ch8.1, 8.2
9/13
Grimm's "The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage" discussion
HW - Ch. 8.4, 8.5 (Read and take notes)
9/16
Open Note Quiz- ch. 8.1, 8.2, 8.4, 8.5
Debate prep- "Continuation or Break? Middle Ages - Renaissance"
9/17
Debate groups
Freiler debrief
HW- Review/take notes on Middle Ages - Renaissance
9/18
Debate review
Prep time - teams
Handout- Intellectual Hallmarks of the Renaissance
9/19
Vocabulary Quiz # 1
Debate Preparation
  • What is good evidence powerpoint
  • Time to work with your partner/team to prepare for the debate
HW: Debate preparation handout
9/20
NO SCHOOL - PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY
9/23
Debate preparation:
- Work with partner/team to wrap up debate
- Find primary sources and create PowerPoint
Open Notes Quiz - P&T (block 3/4 only)
9/24
Finalize debate presentation & practice
Review biases and open notes quiz
9/25
 DEBATE
9/26
 
9/27
FINISH DEBATE & REBUTTAL
9/30
P&T Quiz - Units 1-2
Begin "Continuation or Break" essay
Hw: Complete outline of essay, thesis statement, and 3 body paragraphs
10/1
Essay Tuning - Main Body Paragraphs
10/2
Essay Tuning - Introduction and Conclusion
10/3
ESSAY DUE- please submit on www.turnitin.com
10/4
Vocabulary Quiz # 2
Letters About Literature - read previous winners from LAL website
HW: Renaissance Reader
10/7
SSR
Renaissance Documents Jigsaw
10/8
Renaissance Documents Jigsaw
Handout and explain unit outlines
  • Due Dates
  • How to read the handout
10/9
Finish Renaissance Jigsaw
Intro to Northern Renaissance Art
  • Connection to the Reformation
10/10
Northern Renaissance Art
  • Flemish, French artists
10/11
Northern Renaissance Art
  • Germany, England, Dutch, Spanish
What is an indulgence?
Handout - Reformation Documents
LAL Journals Due
Homework: Read and Annotate
10/14
AP Survey
Reformation - Essential Questions
  • To what extent did Martin Luther start the Reformation?
  • Compared to other Reformers, was Martin Luther conservative or radical?
Review Primary Source material
John Tetzel - What is an indulgence?
10/15
RIPES breakdown of 1st essential question: "To what extent did Martin Luther start the Reformation?"
Watch clips of the film Luther to analyze role of the church and various figures in the Reformation movement
10/16
Shortened periods for PLAN/PSAT testing
10/17
Vocabulary Quiz # 3
Reformation and Counter-Reformation Notes Due
Finish Luther film analysis
Sects of Protestantism
HW: Read and annotate Documents 2-4 in the Reformation Document Handout
10/18
 NO SCHOOL - PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY
10/21
Finish Luther film

Cornell Notes Review

HW: Write a thesis statement that answers the essential question- "To what extent did Martin Luther start the Reformation?"

10/22
Cornell Notes Review and Group Test
Reformation Jigsaw project
- Teams will research and present their findings on a group within the Reformation
 
HW: Research the story or your name - how did you get it?  What does it mean?
10/23
How to develop voice in writing - what is voice?
Begin Draft of Name Vignette
HW: Draft of Name Vignette due Friday
10/24
Reformation Project Research Day
10/25
The power of word choice: Finding the right word in your writing
Peer Edit Name Vignette
HW: Final Draft of name vignette due Monday (handwritten please)- Must submit with peer comments/feedback and rough draft
 Shortened Periods for Homecoming Assembly
10/28
 Final drafts for "My Name" vignettes due with feedback and rough draft

Open notes Exploration Quiz

Homework: Brainstorm a list of ideas to respond to narrative prompts

10/29
Introduce Narrative Assignment Handout
Free-write: The "Heart" of your personal narrative essay
  • Emphasis on word choice and voice
  • Who are you?
10/30
Narrative writing time
Finish Reformation Group Presentations
10/31
Finish Narrative Drafts
Partner choice peer edit
11/1
End of 1st Quarter
Vocabulary Quiz # 4
Reading Logs DUE
Narrative Essay Due
11/4
Reformation Research Presentations
To what extent was the Reformation a religious, political, social, or economic movement?
11/5
Reformation Research Presentations
11/6
Work Day
Ms. Wilson and Mr. Ellinger out of the building
11/7
Baroque and Rococo Art introduction
- See SWIFT site in ART for PowerPoint and gallery examples
11/8
Baroque and Rococo Art Gallery Activity
 11/11
 NO SCHOOL - VETERANS DAY
11/12
Weekly Update: Homework, LAL, Quiz, Superintendent's Meeting
Finish Baroque and Rococo Art Analysis 
Finish Reformation Presentations
Introduction to Absolutism
HW: Reformation Essay Planning Sheet
11/13
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
11/14
30 Years War Lecture and Discussion
Use the 30 Years War Lecture and Discussion PowerPoint from my website
11/15
Vocabulary Quiz # 5
LAL Journal # 2 DUE Work time for P&T / Notes
30 Years War Lecture Discussion
HW: NOTES DUE MONDAY
11/18
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
11/19
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
11/20
Introduction to Absolutism documents
Read Documents 1&2
Discuss in Pods the vocabulary, highlighted items, and answers to the questions
11/21
Present in pods regarding the Absolutism Documents - vocabulary, interactions, answers to the essential questions
11/22
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.
11/25
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
11/26
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
 
11/27
NO SCHOOL - PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY
11/28
NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK
11/29
NO SCHOOL - THANKSGIVING BREAK
12/2
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
12/3
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
12/4
Socratic Seminar # 1
12/5
Debrief Seminar # 1 - How does the scoring work?
LAL
-Highlight our journals
-The first 25 words
-Hook the reader
-Voice and purpose
12/6
Vocabulary Quiz # 6
Time to work on L.A.L. assignment
- mini lesson on bookends and word choice (vocabulary)
HW: LAL DUE MONDAY
12/9
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
12/10
Book Group discussion - LOTF Chapters 4-8
Notes Due
Open Note Quiz
Absolutism Assignment clarification
12/11
Seminar # 2 - Lord of the Flies
12/12
Absolutism Project work time
12/13
LOTF Journal
- 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
12/16
 Read and discuss The Lottery by Shirley Jackson - how does this story connect to LOTF?

HW: Prepare a minimum of 4 questions for seminar.

12/17

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.

12/18

Workshop thesis statements for LOTF final essay - thesis statement DUE by end of class

HW: Finish introduction and body paragraphs.

12/19

Workshop rough drafts for final essay

HW: Finish final essay.

12/20
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 p-wilsonm@edmonds.wednet.edu. Have a wonderful break if we do not see you!

12/23-1/3
NO SCHOOL - WINTER BREAK
1/6
Vocabulary Quiz 7 - makeup from Snow Day
Introduction to the LOTF Book Talk Video project
Meet with group to prepare storyboards and script
1/7
LOTF trailer
-With approved storyboard, groups will film their project
1/8
LOTF trailer
-Final day to film
1/9
Editing 101 - Introduction to Movie Studio 12
-Groups will investigate the program using all of the tutorials
-Groups will upload their video clips
1/10
 Last day to edit LOTF trailer in class
1/13
 LOTF Trailer DUE beginning of class- PLAN (ACT) test results-Finals review on vocabulary: genesis - capricious
1/14
Vocabulary Review # 2
Notes and P&T Quiz - French Revolution/Napoleon
LOTF and the Simpsons
Watch LOTF trailer
1/15
Vocabulary Review # 3
Finish LOTF trailers
Final Exam explanation
AP Multiple Choice practice
1/16
Vocabulary Review # 4
Final Review - Practice Essays
1/17
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

1/20
 NO SCHOOL - MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. HOLIDAY
1/21
 FINAL EXAM DAY 1 - IN CLASS ESSAY
1/22
 FINAL EXAM DAY 2 - VOCABULARY AND AP MULTIPLE CHOICE
1/23
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)
1/24
NO SCHOOL - TEACHER WORK DAY
1/27
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
1/28
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
1/29
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
1/30
Finalize team teaching exercise
Write conclusions to LOTF essay based on Locke Hobbes and Rousseau
Conclusions Due Monday in email to Ms. Wilson
P-Wilson@edmonds.wednet.edu
1/31
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
2/3
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
2/4
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.
2/5
Finish Causes of the French Revolution Presentations
What is good evidence and how do we analyze it?
2/6

 French Revolution Propaganda

- Analyze propaganda from the French Revolution and identify the technique(s), stage of the revolution, theme, and intended audience.

2/7
 NO SCHOOL - TEACHER WORK DAY
2/10
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

2/11
Mini Quiz # 1 - first 1/3 P&T from French Revolution Unit

Wrap up discussion and notes from propaganda article and graphic organizer:

  • Choose one image from your propaganda graphic organizer from Thursday that you feel was most effective as propanda during the French Revolution
  • ANALYZE the image and how/why it was effective. Use your notes to support your analysis (ex: "Since this image is an engraving it had the potential to be mass produced and circulated to a greater audience, unlike paintings which were mostly displayed in salons.")
  • If you were absent today, the paragraph is due tomorrow (2/12)- beginning of class.

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

2/12
Mini Quiz # 2 - second 1/3 P&T from French Revolution Unit
 
Time to work in your French Revolution small groups to finish posters
2/13
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
2/14
Vocabulary Quiz
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
2/17
No School - Presidents Day
2/18
 No School - Teacher Non-Contract Day
2/19

French Revolution Test / Thesis and 1 paragraph response

Time to work on notes in class after test/essay write

2/20
Congress of Vienna 
- political spectrum discussion (right vs. left)
- Goals and objectives of the Congress of Vienna
- Who benefited - who lost?
2/21
Appositives practice lesson
Introduction to the Industrial Revolution
2/24
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
2/25
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
2/26
Poetry Gallery Walk
- Read and discuss Industrial Revolution/Romantic era poetry
2/27
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

2/28
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
- Assign roles- Research speech information
3/3
Introduction to Proper and Common Nouns
Debate Preparation
- 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?
3/4
Debate preparation
- 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
3/5
In Class Debate - Parliament should prohibit any children 12 and under from working in textile factories
3/6
Debrief debate
Debate rider attachments as liberals / conservatives
3/7
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)
3/10
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?
3/11

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.

3/12
HSPE - Persuasive Writing
Things Fall Apart Proverbs worksheet
HW: HSPE Persuasive response (email) and TFA Reading
3/13
Things Fall Apart small group discussion
HSPE persuasive presentations
HSPE reading handout
3/14
Vocabulary Quiz
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 (p-wilsonm@edmonds.wednet.edu). 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.

3/17
Collect HSPE essays
The Second Coming Poem
- Introduction and group analysis
Final HSPE notes - BE READY - BE ON TIME - BE CONFIDENT!
3/18
HSPE Day 1
Introduction to Folktales group project
3/19
HSPE Day 2
TFA Quiz - Chapters 1-13
Time to work on Folktales group project
3/20
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

3/21
 NO SCHOOL - TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY
3/24
Folktale Presentations
Introduction to TFA Final Essay - How will I be scored? (Rubric)
3/25
Essay workshop
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
3/26
Essay workshop
3/27
World War I & Russian Revolution Notes / P&T Due
Essay workshop
3/28
3rd Quarter Reading Logs Due
Vocabulary Quiz
Things Fall Apart final essay due at the beginning of class
Final Socratic Seminar - Things Fall Apart
3/31
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
4/1
Poetry reading
Groups prepare thesis statement for essay debate (4 ideologies of the 19th century)
HW: Finish speech for tomorrows debate
4/2
Poetry Reading
Debate - which ideology had the greatest influence
4/3
Poetry Reading
Open Note Quiz - Interwar Era/Age of Anxiety
Introduction to the Communist Manifesto
4/4
Poetry Reading
Communist Manifesto Group Analysis
4/7-4/11
 SPRING BREAK
4/14
Poem of the Day
Introduction to AP Test review process
Finish Communist Manifesto Group Analysis
4/15  
4/16
Notes/P&T Due: WWII & Modern Europe
4/17
 
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Vocabulary Quiz
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 LAST DAY OF SCHOOL - EARLY RELEASE