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Junior Seminar
ROTATION #1
Murchie
Location: Media Center Lab
Day 2: Writing: Argument Watch how-to videos and then have students complete practice



Branigan
Location: Room 4
Day 2: Reading: Science Watch how-to videos and then have students complete practice

Eng 3
1. Journal: If you could have lunch with one famous person, dead or alive, who would you choose?
2. MSS rotation #6 story

AP Lit
Othello Act V
HW: HtRLaP Chapter 8: It's all Greek to Me

Eng 3
1. Journal: Should there be an age restriction to get into R-rated movies?
2. MSS discussion #6
3. Vocab

Junior Seminar
Murchie
Location: Media Center Lab
Day 3: Writing: Informative



Branigan
Location: Room 4
Day 3: Reading: Literature

AP Lit
America and Me essay grading

Eng 3
1. Journal: If you could have everyone in the world do one thing for 5 minutes, what would you have them do?
2. Vocab
3. Begin Review packet: Discuss MMAPS of all stories

Junior Seminar
Murchie
Location: Media Center Lab
Day 4: Writing: Narrative


Branigan
Location: Room 4
Day 4: Reading: History

AP Lit
America and Me essay grading
HW: Create concept map or mind map of chapter 6, 7, 8 (due Friday)

Eng 3
1. Journal:"Beauty is only skin deep," the cliche claims. If you had to choose between beauty and brains, which would you pick? Which do you think would get you further in life? Which do you think would make you happier?
2. Vocab 
3. Continue working on Review Packet

Junior Seminar
Murchie
Location: Media Center Lab
Day 5: Grammar and Effective Usage practice


Branigan
Day 5: Reading: Social Studies

AP Lit
Begin watching Othello

Eng 3
1. Journal: Free write
2. DGP
3. Genius Hour

Junior Seminar
Murchie
Location: Media Center Lab
Day 5: Grammar and Effective Usage practice


Branigan
Location: Room 4
Scheduling w/Fritz

AP Lit
Begin watching Othello

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Eng 3
1. Journal:Most people are born with five senses - sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell. If you had to give up one sense for the rest of your life, which would you pick, and why?
2. Vocab
3. Finish review packet (themes)

Junior Seminar
Murchie
Location: Media Center Lab
Scheduling w/Fritz


Branigan
Location: Room 4
Day 6: MLK Essay: Read, Annotate, and Graphic Organizer

AP Lit
Begin watching Othello
HW: Shakespeare Analysis Analysis Essay
due WEDS

Eng 3
ASSESSMENT: MSS stories

Sentence Composing 5.1, 5.2

DEADLINE FOR ALL LATE WORK

Junior Seminar
Murchie
Location: Media Center Lab
Day 6: Jimmy Carter Essay: Read, Annotate, and Graphic Organizer


Branigan
Location: Room 4
Day 7: Write Essay

AP Lit
Watch Othello

Eng 3
MSS Assessment part 2

Sentence Composing 5.1, 5.2

Junior Seminar
Murchie
Location: Media Center Lab
Day 7: Write Essay


Branigan
Location: Room 4
Day 8: Score Analysis and Bump Score worksheet

AP Lit
Othello test

Eng 3
1. Journal: Create a list of moments from your life that would make good stories.
2. Vocab
3. Writing marathon: Write your own MSS.

Junior Seminar
Murchie
Location: Media Center Lab
Day 8: Score Analysis and Bump Score worksheet


Branigan
Location: Room 4
Day 6: Dockterman Essay: Read, Annotate, and Graphic Organizer

AP Lit
History of Tragedy activity
In groups, create presentations of select aspects of Ancient Tragedy, Sophocles, Aristotle, etc.

Eng 3
1. Journal: Free Write
2.3. Sentence Composing: Activity 6 1&2 orally
3. "Genius Hour"

Junior Seminar
Murchie
Location: Media Center Lab
Khan Academy: Grammar Academy
Punctuation: Colon, Semicolon, and more
Syntax: Sentences and Clauses
Syntax: Conventions of Standard English
Usage and Style


Branigan
Location: Room 4
Write Essay #3

AP Lit
History of Tragedy presentations
In groups, create presentations of select aspects of Ancient Tragedy, Sophocles, Aristotle, etc.

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Junior Seminar
ROTATION #2

Murchie Day 1
Location: Media Center Lab
Take all 4 diagnostic quizzes or work on purple completion bar (Khan Academy > SAT prep > practice > reading&writing)


Branigan Day 1
Location: Room 4
Take all 4 diagnostic quizzes or work on purple completion bar (Khan Academy > SAT prep > practice > reading&writing)

AP Lit
History of Tragedy (Dionysis)
Read Oedipus Rex

Eng 3
1. Journal: Should books be censored and/or banned in school?
2. Vocab
4. Identify MMAPS of Memoir
5. Editing of/expanding on memoir
6. Test review and analysis

AP Lit
1. Discuss Oedipus the King
2. Discuss Elements of Tragedy as relates to Oedipus
3. The Oedipal Conflict: read packet and discuss

Eng 3
Journal: http://writingprompts.tumblr.com/
image/91423212005
2. Vocab
3. fill out critical reading organizer on your own writing.

Junior Seminar
Murchie
Location: Media Center Lab
Day 2: Writing: Argument Watch how-to videos and then have students complete practice



Branigan
Location: Room 4
Day 2: Reading: Science Watch how-to videos and then have students complete practice

AP Lit
In class essay: Oedipus essay: Does Oedipus have the Oedipal Conflict?

Eng 3
1. Journal:http://writingprompts.tumblr.com/image/152335244580
2. Vocab
3. Finish draft of memoir. Check for comma splices!
Upload to googleclassroom tomorrow.

Junior Seminar
Murchie
Location: Media Center Lab
Day 3: Writing: Informative



Branigan
Location: Room 4
Day 3: Reading: Literature

AP Lit
2. Discussion of Oedipus, Oedipal conflict, etc.
3. Start Antigone: Read aloud (in purple books)

Eng 3
Journal: End of Unit/mid-term "review." How has this class been so far for you? What have you liked? Not liked? Felt success with? Struggled with? What can we do to help? What can you do/continue to do to ensure success?
2. Vocab
3. Hand in short story draft with rubric, CR, and MAPS.
4. Turn in final draft to google classroom.
5. In google classroom, complete
Sentence Composing Activity 7 1,2
Sentence Composing 8.1

Junior Seminar
Murchie
Location: Media Center Lab
Day 4: Writing: Narrative


Branigan
Location: Room 4
Day 4: Reading: History

AP Lit
Antigone
Antigone Questions: The Play as a whole

Eng 3
1. Journal: Free write

4. Finish 7.1, 7.2, 8.1
5. Genius Hour

Junior Seminar
Murchie
Location: Media Center Lab
Day 5: Grammar and Effective Usage practice


Branigan
Day 5: Reading: Social Studies

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AP Lit
Start Ethan Frome.
Read pp 1-23 for Tuesday. Use Sticky notes to annotate text.

Junior Seminar
Murchie
Location: Media Center Lab
Day 6: Jimmy Carter Essay: Read, Annotate, and Graphic Organizer


Branigan
Location: Room 4
Work on grading and bump chart

Eng 3
1. Journal: Choose 3 words to describe "American"
2. Vocab
3. Discussion of literature (what is it? What is it not?, why do we read it?)
4. Start Tragedy3 Unit: learning targets
5. The Fear and the Dream documentary (1:32). Take notes (Cornell method). Open note formative assessment at the end.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ooU8B2MBF8
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Em1QddY5-TI

AP Lit
1. Discuss sticky notes found so far.
2. Read 24-61 for Weds

Junior Seminar
Murchie
Location: Media Center Lab
Day 7: Write Essay on paper


Branigan
Location: Room 4

Eng 31. Journal: What things are you afraid of today? What things are you afraid of in the future?
2. Vocab
3. The Fear and the Dream documentary. Take notes (Cornell method). Open note formative assessment at the end.

AP Lit
1. Discuss sticky notes found so far.
2. Finish book for Monday

Junior Seminar

Murchie: grammar and effective usage section

Branigan: Reading: Social Studies section

Eng 3
1. Journal: Free write
2. Genius hour research plans (in google classroom)

AP Lit
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Junior Seminar
ROTATION #3

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