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Sept 6 and 7 (Block Days)

To do: 

In your composition books -

Decode Navajo Code



Agenda:

To DoClass PPT and Notes Stations

Direct Instruction (CHarlie): Complete Note Taker on Code Talker PPTWrite and decipher two phrases

Independent Work (Lapsy): Watch Navajo Code talker of your choice and complete the information sheet Exit Ticket: 

Explain what a Navajo Code talker is in your own words.
What was a Navajo Code talkers role in WWII?

Tuesday, September 5th, 2018 - Trail of Tears and Catching UP

To do: 

In your composition books -

This country was formed on the premise “that all men are created equal.” 
1. Explain what the phrase means to you.
2. Explain if the USA meets the premise.



Agenda:

To DoPeriods MUST catch up!Caught up?Finish Achieve3000 packetsBeing Trail of Tears LessonTrail of Tears PPTwith Note TakerTwo Points of Views 

Direct Instruction: Complete Note Taker on Trail of Tears PPTTwo Stories (Native American and Soldier POV)

Independent Work: Catch Up and submit any missing workExplain the impact the Trail of Tears had on American Literature  Exit Ticket: CLICK HERE

August 30th - ALL Periods

To do: 

In your composition books -


Why do you text and gossip? Can you imagine not being able to text your friends?How would you feel?
Please bring up for a stamp after you are done.
Agenda:

To DoPPT and NotetakerHow Language Transformed HumanityVideo Paragraph

Direct Instruction: Complete NotetakerWatch TedTalk Video

Independent Work: Paragraph:On the bottom of your notetaker, explain why language is important to humans. Exit Ticket:Complete Forms

CATCH UP

Monday (8/27) and Tuesday (8/29)

To do: 

In your composition books correct the following sentence:

yesterday i  set down in the hammock and read the adventures of huckleberry finn a novel by mark twain

Please bring up for a stamp after you are done.
Agenda:

To DoRabbit and Coyote Myth ReviewStationsComplete "Write Your Own Myth"STATIONS
Direct - Charlie
Group - Pushka
Independent - Lapsy 

Direct Instruction: Native American Tribes: Apache, Cherokee, and Navajo PPTApache, Cherokee, and Navajo myth characters and beliefs chart (handed out)Group Work:

Read: Apache, Cherokee, and Navajo creation storiesComplete questions based on readings

Independent Work: Complete vocabulary definitions and sentencesFinish previous classwork if you are done
Exit Ticket: 3 2 1 

Block Day! 8/23 to 8/24

To do: 

In your composition books correct the following sentence:


do you want mustard pickles or sauerkraut on your hotdog 
Please bring up for a stamp after you are done.

Agenda:

To DoMyth ReviewStationsComplete your own myth STATIONS Pushka - Group Charlie - Direct Lapsy - Independent 
Direct Instruction: Review of Native American myths and characteristics.Begin on homework (LINK)Group Work: Yellowstone VideosQuestionsGroup assignment
Independent Work: Read: How the Coyote Stole FireAnswer prompt on Forms
EXIT TICKET

Create Your Own Myth!

Instructions: 
Step 1: Pick a Native American Trickster animal
Ex: Coyote, Rave, etc.

Step 2: Decide if your character is a trickster or hero.

Trickster: 
What does he want? 
How will he get it (a game, a disguise)? 
What is the lesson?

Hero: 
What was missing in the world/what is the problem? 
Details on how the hero’s plan 
How did the hero solve the problem?

- Does your story follow a clear plot development(are events in order)?
- Does your story mimic the style and form of Native American myths?
- Does your story include dialogue?
- Does your story include specific and engaging language?

Myth Checklist

Myth PPT

TRICKSTER STORIES 

Wednesday, August 21st

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Goodhello, Everyone!

To do: 

In your composition books -
What is your favorite mythical creature and why?

Please bring up for a stamp after you are done.

Agenda:

Native American myths video (YT)Note taker must be completed by the end of the periodGroup and Independent work
Group Work (with teacher): Review of Native American myths and characteristics.Begin on homework (see below)Independent Work: Read: How the Coyote Stole FireAnswer prompt on FormsHomework: In your composition notebooks, write your own myth.
You MUST include the following for full credit: 2 prominent characteristics of the TricksterHIGHLIGHT the characteristics!A lesson OR and explanation as how something came to beNO SPELLING MISTAKESAppropriate languageNO sexuality. NO profanity.DUE: AT THE END OF BLOCK (THURS//FRI)

Tuesday - August 21st, 2018

Good morning students!To do: In your composition books, answer the following questions -
1. What kind of books do you read?
2. What type of genres (ex: mystery, fantasy) are you interested in?
Bring to teacher for a stamp and laptop number Whole Class: 1. Laptop numbers will be assigned.
2. Join Actively Learn and Edpuzzle
3. Complete Achieve3000 test
USE YOUR EMAIL AND PASSWORD TO LOGIN Finished Early? You may NOT play games.
NO headphones.
NO talking.
Please pick an activity below and complete the assignment that goes along with it - Silent ReadingPercy Jackson
Holes
Unwind
Actively LearnEdpuzzleAchieve 3000