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Honors English II - Periods 2, 4, & 5  

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Learning Targets
  • Unit 1 Learning Targets

    1. I can evaluate the reliability of a source. 
    2. I can explain how motive might strengthen or weaken reliability.
    3. I can determine if a source adequately supports my claim.
    4. I can provide commentary to explain how a source does or doesn’t support my claim. 
    5. I can synthesize multiple sources of information to develop a unique argument about a topic. 
    6. I can appropriately address opposing views or counterclaims. 
    7. I can present an argument in a way that is formal and professional in nature. 
    8. I can show my understanding of an audio text.

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  • Week of February 19-23

    NOTE - Be sure that you have shared your essay with your UofL mentor. 

     

    Monday 

    Bell Work 

    Copy the suffixes and their meaning from the chart. Come up with an example word for each suffix listed. 

    1

    Activity

    Using the evaluating evidence handout from last week, students will be split into two groups. The two groups will debate Adnan's case as the prosecution and the defense. Halfway through, the students will switch sides. 

    Exit Slip

    How does your perpective of the case change as you look at the various pieces of evidence?

     

    Tuesday

    Bell Work

    Copy the suffixes and their meaning from the chart. Come up with an example word for each suffix listed.

    1

    Class Activity

    Listen to Serial - Episode 7 - Add to the evaluating evidence handout. 

    Exit Slip

    How does the case about Justin Wolfe cast doubt on the use of Cell Phone Towers in Adnan's case?

     

    Wednesday

    Bell Work 

    Tell the meaning of each word using the definition of the suffix.

    1. Biologist

    2. Magical

    3. Regretful

    4. Realism

    5. Drivable

     

    Class Activity

    Commentary Power Point

    Examples of Commentary in Argumentative Writing

    Analyzing Commentary

     

    Exit Slip

    Read article about Twitter

     

    Thursday

    Bell Work

    Tell the meaning of each word using the definition of the suffix. 

    1. Beautician

    2. Testify

    3. Communication

    4. Importance

    5. Arrival 

     

    Class Activity

    Read Selfie Article

    Creating commentary handout. 

     

    Exit Slip

    What is your homework due Monday?

     

    Friday

    It is club day. Students will be doing make up work and retakes. 

     

     

     

    Assign On: 2/19/2018
    Due: 3/30/2018
  • Week of January 29 - February 2, 2017

    Monday -

    Bell Ringer -

    Prefixes Formative

    Class Activity 

    Listen to 29 minutes of Serial Episode 2. 

    Gather evidence about Hae and Adnan's relationship.

    Rate the the evidence. 

    Exit Slip

    What do you think about Hae and Adnan's relationship? Was it normal? What about their break-up?

     

    Tuesday - 

    Bell Ringer -

    Top 3 Careers Survey

    Class Activity

    Crazy List - Rank events from normal to crazy. 

    Finish listening to Serial Episode 2. 

    Determine the credibility of each source of information.

    Formative Over Episode 2 - Learning Target 8 tomorrow. 

    Exit Slip

    Do you think Adnan asked Hae for a ride? Why is this important?

     

    Wednesday - 

    Bell Ringer 

    Copy the prefixes below. Come up with a word that uses each prefix. 

    21

    Class Activity

    Formative Assessment. 

    Begin Listening to Episode 3. 

    Exit Slip

    What do you think about the testimony of the person who discovered Hae? Is he trustworthy?

     

    Thursday 

    Bell Ringer

    Copy the prefixes below. Come up with a word that uses each prefix.

    1

    Class Activity

    Finish Listening to Episode 3 

    Reviewing and Collecting Evidence

    Class Discussion

    Exit Slip

    What is the most important thing we learned about the case today?

     

    Friday

    Bell Ringer

    Make a quizlet for your prefixes for the week. 

    Study your prefixes - Formative Monday. 

    Class Activity

    Talk about inconsistencies in evidence. 

    Begin Listening to Episode 4.

    Take notes about how Jay's story changes from telling to telling. 

    Exit Slip

    How to these inconsistencies in Jay's story help or hurt his overall reliability. 

     

     

     

     

     

    Assign On: 1/29/2018
    Due: 2/28/2018
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