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Mr. David Wright's 6th CORE

Welcome to the beginning of time!  We will journey along the course of human existence, from early humans and the birth of civilization to the Fall of ROME.   Join the odyssey as Literature, Language Arts and History blend to provide a comprehensive study of the past, while students develop and hone their skills for the future. 

 

 

Notes

Agenda for Friday, October 25, 2019

10/21/19

Agenda for 10/26

 

Character Training

 

Reading Groups

 

Personal Narrative work

 

Any remaining Sumer Info Sharing

 

Revenge of Ishtar - Finish Q's

 

Sumer Report Writing Workshop - Rough Draft work and

Re-researching - Intro and Body Paragraph work - How to elaborate and use transitions between ideas.

 

Mesopotamia - Early Civilizations film

 

Tuck Card and Take-Home Quiz work

 

HW - Tuck Take-Home Quiz DUE Thursday, Oct. 31

Rough Draft of Sumer Report Intro and Body DUE Nov. 5

Tuck Cards DUE , Nov. 4

On Monday, we'll begin Personal Narrative revision and Final Draft work.


Agenda for Thursday, October 24, 2019

10/21/19

Agenda 10/24

 

Reading Groups

WOD and Grammar

 

Personal Narrative - Voice/Meaning - Review of Show, Don't Tell Writing and Details, and Dialogue - Rough Draft Work

 

Revenge of Ishtar

 

Sumer - Info Sharing and Report Writing Workshop - How to write solid intro and body paragraphs without listing information! Yay!

Sumer Databases

 

Tuck - Ch. 25 and Epilogue - End of story!

Tuck Card Work

Tuck Take-Home/Open Book Quiz

 

HW - Work on Intro and Body of Sumer Report Rough Draft

Rough Draft of Personal Narrative "DUE" Tomorrow

Tuck Take-Home Quiz DUE Thurs, Oct. 31

Tuck Cards DUE Thursday, Nov. 4


Agenda for Wednesday, October 23, 2019

10/21/19

Agenda for 10/23

 

Winnie/Jesse Letter work

 

Sumer Report Writing Intro and Workshop - Elements of a Report

Notes and Outlines

 

Advisory - Open for Sumer Research / Winnie/Jesse Letter / Tuck Cards / Personal Narrative work

 

HW - Rough Draft of Personal Narrative DUE Friday

Winnie/Jesse Persuasive Letter DUE Tomorrow

Tuck Card - Perspectives and Themes - Keep working - Not due until 11/4

Read


Agenda for Tuesday, October 22, 2019

10/21/19

Agenda 10/22

 

Reading Groups

 

Personal Narrative work - Leads and Transitions - Rubric Checklist

Details

Sumer Information Sharing

 

Tuck - Ch. 23-24

Winnie/Jesse Letter 

Work on Tuck Cards - Review different themes

Conflict and Characterization Notes

 

HW -  Rough Draft of Personal Narrative "DUE" Friday

Winnie/Jesse Letter DUE Thursday

Work on Tuck Cards - DUE 11/4

Read


Agenda for Monday, October 21, 2019

10/21/19

Agenda for 10/21

 

Reading Groups

WOD

 

Sumer Information Sharing

Gilgamesh the King

 

Tuck Everlasting - Chapter 21-22 - Winnie/Jesse Letter

 

Pers. Narrative work if time.

 

HW - Rough Draft of Personal Narrative "DUE" Friday

Work on Tuck Perspective and Theme Cards

Winnie/Jesse Letter is DUE Thursday


Agenda for Friday, October 18, 2019

10/14/19

Agenda for 10/18

 

Independent Reading

WOD

 

Sumer - Information Sharing

Gilgamesh the King - Themes

 

Tuck Ch. 20 - response and discussion

Work on Perspective and Theme Cards

 

Writers' Workshop - Voice

 

HW - Work on Rough Draft of Personal Narrative (at least 15 min)

Work on Tuck Everlasting Perspective and Theme Cards

Read


Agenda for Thursday, October 17, 2019

10/14/19

Agenda for 10/17

 

Independent Reading

WOD

 

Writers' Workshop - Stretching Moments - Different Leads - Details

Personal Narrative Rough Draft Work

 

Sumer Information Sharing

Gilgamesh the King

 

Tuck - Ch. 18 and response/discussion

Work on Perspective and Theme Cards

 

HW - Work on Perspective and Theme Cards for Tuck Everlasting

Work on Rough Draft of Personal Narrative

Read

 


Agenda for Wednesday, October 16, 2019

10/14/19

Agenda for 10/16

 

Sumer Research and Table Information Sharing

 

Writers' Workshop - Leads and Dialogue and Internal Dialogue

 

Tuck Cards Workshop - Themes and Perspectives

 

 

 

HW - Continue Rough Draft Work of Personal Narrative

Tuck Theme and Perspective Cards - Keep Working

Read


Agenda for Tuesday, October 15, 2019

10/14/19

Agenda 10/15

 

WOD #21

 

Writers' Workshop - Show, Don't Tell Details Lesson

Dialogue - Drafting - Rough Draft

 

Sumer Tradebook Research and Note-Taking - Table Group Information Sharing

 

Tuck - Introduction of Perspective Cards and Theme Cards writing project - Directions

Chapter 17, 18 

Blessing / Curse Write DUE Tomorrow

 

Advisory - Help for Tuck / Sumer Notes / Personal Narrative

 

HW - Tuck Chapter 17,18 Response and Blessing/Curse Write is DUE Tomorrow

Continue Rough Draft of Personal Narrative

Tuck Cards - Continue Working

Read


Agenda for Monday, October 14, 2019

10/14/19

Agenda for 10/14

 

WOD Quiz #2 (Words 1-20)

 

Sumer Tradebook Research and Note-Taking

Writers' Workshop - Idea Generating / Beginning Your Narrative - Timeline the Story - Stretching out the important moments

 

Tuck - Blessing and Curse Write

Conflict and Theme, Characterization

 

Chapter 15, 16 - Response and Discussion

 

HW - Finish Tuck Response

Blessing/Curse Write DUE Wednesday!!

15 min or Writers' Workshop Entry writing


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