• September 2019

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    Friday

    Saturday

     1  2 Labor Day  3

    Teacher Work Day
     4 First Day!
     
    Student survey
     
    About the Course/Class
     
    Getting to know you
     
    HW: Laptop Form, Get a journal
     5

    Pictures/ Laptops
     
    Getting to know you as a writer
     
    HW: Syllabus Signed, journal
     6 LIF
    Due: Syllabus signed
     
    Distribute SpringBoard Books
     
    What does it mean to be an American response continued
     7
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    American Dream intro
     
    EA 2: Synthesizing the American Dream
     
    HW: Write your definition of The American Dream
     10
    Due: American Dream definition

    Marking the Text Strategy

    "American DREAM" article
     
     
    11 

    Finish Article analysis - 3-part summary


     12
     
    Philosophical Chairs
     
     
     
     13 LIF
     
    SAT prep

    Finish Article Analysis
     
     
     14
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    Library - Check out The Great Gatsby
     
    America's Promise (1.3)

     17
     
     
    America's Promise (1.3)
     18

    New Colossus PPT
     

    TPS-FASTT strategy
     19
     
    Finish TPS-FASTT "New Colossus"
     20 LIF

    First Chapter Friday
     
    Reading GG chapter 1


     
     
     21
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    SAT Prep - Quiz 2
     24
     
     
     Finishing Chapter 1 in Great Gatsby

    Summary in notes
     
    Wealth and the American Dream
     25 Curriculum Night

    Money survey
     
    "Money" (SB 1.15)
     
     
     26
     
     
    Reading GG Chapter 2

    HW: Finish Chapter 2
     
     
     27 LIF
    Due: GG Chapter 2

    First Chapter Friday - The Glass Castle
     
    Summarizing Chapter 2 GG in Journal
     28
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     30
     
    SAT Prep

    GG Chapter 3
     
     
     
    Is the American Dream Still Attainable? Article and Questions (SB 1.12)
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     LIF
     First Chapter Friday - Boys in the Boat