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This page outline what we did in class. Please put in order with the most recent date on the top.


4th Quarter
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5-11-12
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5-7-12
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5-3-12
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4-25-12
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4-23-12
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4-19-12
Fallacy quiz moved to Friday....
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE BOYS AND GIRLS TRACK TEAM; BOYS WON REGIONAL AND GIRLS GOT 5TH. AND IN CASE YOU WERE UNAWARE, I MADE IT TO STATE IN 100 HURDLES AND TRIPLE JUMP(:
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4-17-12
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413-12
FRIDAY THE 13TH!!! >:D
Congratulations to the boys and girls track team; we won our district meet yesterday!! Oh, I'm district champ too(:
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4-11-12
The board was empty sooo........ HI!! xD

4-9-12
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4-5-12
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3-29-12
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3rd Quarter
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2-28-12SPECIAL NOTE: I was on TLE last class so I apologize for not having the agenda up. Also, please excuse the blur in this picture.0228120920.jpeg


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2nd Quarter
12-12-11*Pick up 2 handouts1. questions about reading choices overall2. Warm-Up: read Esther Dyson ArticleID main topicsID possible invention ?'s3. sample synthesis4. Meet in room 124 (computer lab) next class

12-6-11*Pick up portfolio and sample "Singer Solution" essays1. Go over ARg. Essay #1 ("The Singer Solution")On notes to keep in portfolio:What are the main criteria of the rubric?Which do you most need to improve on?2. Arg essay #23. Read "Fail" and do Works Cited (due next class)4. Learn Tems and do your job

12-2-11*Pick up 3 handouts- essay; MLA; assignment1. Portfolios; analyze MC2. Read "Fail" and start works cited HW3. Prepare for argument essay4. Read "Fail"5. Do works cited for "Fail"Due: Thursday 12/86. Have Freakonomics read7. Learn all terms8. Do jobs!


11-30-111. Brief feedback on Freakonomics assignment2. Brief review of MC strategies3. AP multiple choice 60 minutes4. Make sure you have fininshed Freakonomics and learned your terms*Next class- Arg. Essay #2; Apharism


11-27-111. Pick up handouts2. analyze the arguments in Freakonomics3. Portfolio reflect:A. Write about how to make improvements in writing process.B. Revise 1 paragraph


11-21-111. Warm-up: Pronouns2. Pick up essay tips packet3. Portfolio reflect:A. Write about how to make improvements in writing process.B. Revise 1 paragraph.

11-15-111. Warm-up2. Class business and announcements3. The Thin Blue Line recap4. Review of Arrangement5. Finish reading Freakonomics! Be through ch. 4 by Friday6. Quiz 11/17 Arrangement and all other terms

11-8-2011
Students will answer three questions for the film The Thin Blue Line you may use notes including those on the wiki's. Each response should include examples and full explanations.

11-4-20111. Freakonomics Chapter 22. Terms quiz 11/10/113. Decide how to divide notetaking skills4. Finish The Thin Blue Line Synthesize notes.5. The Thin Blue Line is available on netflix and youtube.6. If you were absent on 11/2, notes are on the wiki.

11-2-20111. Watch The Thin Blue Line2. Take notes
10-31-2011
1. Pick up handout (for structuring notes from the documentary)
2. The Thin Blue Line (documentary directed by Errol Morris)
3. Freakonomics- Chapter 2
4. Study terms from lists 1-3 for quiz on 11/10/11

10-27-2011
1. Pick up packet of essays
2. Are you 90-100% sure about one essays score? Choose one, write 3-5 sentences defending your choice.
3. Your score vs. actual scores
4. Peer grade

10-25-2011
1. Pick up arrangement terms
2. FCAT Writes persuasive
3. Begin scoring sample essays
4. Check out Freakonomics

1st Quarter
10/20/2011 (Thursday)
*Have out work from last class
1. Choose speaker/audience
2. Write (final draft argument) and turn in work from last class, any planning or other rough drafts

10/18/2011 (Tuesday)
1. Quick Write
2. Using Turn of the Screw and the Mortimer Adler reading
- Argument Essay (rough draft)
- defend, challenge, qualify: The governess is responsible for Miles' death.

10/14/2011 (Friday)
1. Brief remediation of previous terms quiz
2. Terms quiz: Invention and argument
3. Pick up and being: "The Pursuit of Truth"

10/10/2011 (Monday)
1. Warm-up: quickwrite: Turn of the Screw
2. T.O.T.S fact vs. infer/character

10/6/2011 (Thursday)
Objectives: Think: Students will weight their own values on how an individual lives in society.
Do: Students will write persuasively o defend or challenge a value.
1. Recap: Last class's activites
2. Argument essay response: Orwell in 1984 - What should motivate our actions?

10/2/2011 (Tuesday)
1. Practice PSAT

9/30/2011 (Friday)
1. Warm-up: What is memory?
Radiolab clip from "Memory and Forgetting"
2. Excerpt from Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television
9/27/2011 (Tuesday)
Objectives:
-Students will show understanding of the major details, characters, & ideas of 1984
Agenda:
1.Brief questions/ review of 1984
2.Test:"Did You Read This"(DYRT) 1984
3.The cannons of rhetoric

9/21/2011 (Wednesday)
"Big Question" - Why Paragraph?
1. Anything to turn-in or make-up?
2. Warm-up for creativity/fluency in writing
3. Palm Beach Writes #2

9/19/2011 (Monday)
1. Relocated for testing. Review FCAT Writes #1

9/15/2011 (Thursday)
Objectives:
- How do arguments relate to each other?
- Learn: Students will understand how arguments contribute to structure.
Agenda:
1. Term quiz: "Intro to Rhetoric"
2. Discuss & share outlines for "Letter from Birmingham"

9/13/2011 (Tuesday)
1. Pick up essay "Letter from Birmingham Jail" at front desk
2. Announce MC winners
3. Warm-up - Write an argument
3 parts: 1. Statement you wish to argue
2. Proof for your statement
3. Explain how that proof sufficiently justifies your argument
4. "Letter from Birmingham" (MLK) annotate for argument -> outline

9/9/2011 (Friday)
1. Come in, get started quickly!
2. Group AP multiple choice (CW/HW grade)

9/7/2011 (Wednesday)
1. Pick-up:
- Folder
- 3 Handouts
2. Clickers
3. Go over results of AP multiple choice.
- Analyze the data
- Examine self compared to the mean
- Identify question types and being tracking personal progress

9/2/2011 (Friday)
1. Brief Review of FCAT Writes Rubric
2. FCAT Writes #1 (45-Min Timed Writing)

8/31/2011 (Wednesday)
1. Pick-Up
- 'Intro to Rhetoric Terms' Handout
- 'How Many Rhetoric's' Packet
2. Read All Handouts And Make Notes
= annotate

8/29/2011 (Monday)
1. Collect Job Descriptions
2. Pre-Test: AP Lang Multiple Choice (Quiz Grade)
3. (Time Permitting) - Job Business
4. Clickers