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under the tab for each UNIT WRITING PIECE.
* Students seeking Advanced/Challenge Credit and projects should do a monthly tasks from
NYCUDLdebate word press.com
"Debate the Debaters" tab, or "Advanced Challenge Projects" tab.
PORTFOLIO TASKS for each HUMANITIES UNIT
Tasks Hum Portfolio 2015-2016 (1).docx
EWS ELA news articles and questions
Use my account email:
WORD WALL SHEETS for Unit content words
BIBLIOGRAPHY and CITATIONS GUIDE
Rules for Bibliography lists.
Instant proper Bibliography citations!!
You MUST cite sources within the text.
Here's how to give sources in your paragraphs when you directly quote OR paraphrase
from other texts or media.
Geography True Size Interactive Maps
*TIMETOAST for Timeline project:
Create on one class account:
Timeline Research and Creation
Specialized HS Practice Test online
Sample test and answers
HIGH SCHOOL DIRECTORY
NYC High School Options
NPR Insider's Guide to NYC HS options
INSTRUCTIONAL READING GROUPS 11/6
Goal: Vocab./Word parts/Background knowledge
Gay Couples May Now Marry By Tribune Washington Bureau, 6.15
701 Edwin, Amanda, Michael, James; 702 Markell, Angel
Goal: Vocab./Text Structure Cause/Effect, Problem/Solution, Sequence....
All Eyes on Colorado in Battle Over Gun Control By Los Angeles Time 9.13
GUN CONTROL RIGHTS
701 Lesly, Carise, Keyla, Arisha, Elijah, Thailene, Abigail, Rafael, Natalie, Julian, Emily, Giancarlos, Rosemary, Nikita
702 Tyler, Matthew C, Destiny, Shelsie, Nicole, Allan, Franchesca, Tiffany, Gabi G, Gabi P, Kenneth, Sam, Julius, Ashley, Jeileen, Jandery, Dylan
Goal: Background Knowledge & words/Text Structure Cause/Effect, Problem/Solution, Sequence...
Confederate Flag Display Raises National Political Debate By McClatchy
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
701 Johnny, Jovanny, Wendy, Stephanie, Randy, Madison, Samantha, Alexes, Alejandro
702 Jaden, Jabreil, Tanaz, Dean, Matthew G, Yarelis, Ahmani
Goal: Close Reading linking author's purpose & structure/Academic & Discipline word strategies
Constitution's Checks Get Out of Balance
By McClatchy 10.13
701 Gisleiny, Darvin, Kaya 702 Amador, Darleni, Deirdre, Mounata, Jesser, Christina
Presidential Candidate Issues to Debate
Limits to Free Speech and Free Press? NYTimes
Hate Web Sites Are Constitutional?
2015-2016 7th Grade Humanities HW and Projects:
The top calendar gives an overview. Select week or month to move through dates.
The second, bottom calendar gives more explanation. Select day, week, or month to find the date.
BOOK REPORT QUESTIONS:
1. Explain the order and narrative point of view. How does it function to enrich and enhance the meaning of the book?
(Example: 3rd person omniscient or all knowing view point affects us how? 1st person narrator affects us how?
3rd person objective or limited can make us feel the story is real, which is important in this book because...)
If it is a non-fiction book, discuss the text STRUCTURE or order and 3 other text features and how they enhance the main ideas of the author's view?
2. What are 3 main ideas of this book? Use text evidence to explain each one. Profile 5, use a brief passage of the text for each example.
3. Make a connection: What book does this remind you of? How are they similar? Give 2 examples from each book.
4. How are they different? Give two examples from each book. .
MIDTERM PRACTICE EXAMS: Study first 50 questions.
Write 10 that you most need to remember. Explain which 3 are most important to know by explaining their impact on us today. Give an example. R.I.C.E. 2x examples.
Black Dot Group: Advanced research article for Redskins debate
Native Images Are Not Offensive- ATLANTIC MONTHLY
Blackhawks Image Controversy
School Bans Native American Sports Team Logos
Ban Racist Images in Children's Books Only
Juan Rodriguez reading
MONSTER Advanced Literary Group Discussion Questions: Open and select your favorites. Choose 2 to answer with evidence for each session.
Monster Beginning questions: All answer:
1) Setting details that create the mood of evil/ danger/ injustice include_
2) Besdes the central character, 3 other important characters are
A reason each one is important is because
3) We infer peoples' personalities from
A) What they do
B) What they say about themselves
C) What others say about them.
Using the central character of the book, give an example of what he is like so far from
A) B) C) above.
Tips to Help Your Student Do Better:
20 min. every night!
2.Help students keep
with PLANNER, BINDER, HW.
debate__! See all points of view. Get evidence. Join debate!
BIOGRAPHY BOOK IDEAS!
Great Biographies for Teens
SPEECHES and BIOGRAPHIES
100 Great Speeches
PRACTICE READINGS SPECIALIZED HS!
Sample Exams, Answers, Explanations
Private HS Practice Exams and Answers
Peterson's Practice Exams TACHS 2011
2011 Questions and Answers
Free Writing Workshops in Fort Washington
Most students use their time at computers inefficiently. Online time should show written results.
Humanities students will read and research at given sites, but work is usually submitted in writing.
Time Rime site for researched TIMELINE PROJECTS
TIMEforKids news site
Read and answer relevant articles at your level.
Quizlet Tier 2 words and Unit WORD WALL words
Learning Handouts, Readings, Links and Activities: (for later in the year)
Latin American Heroes Map
Exit Project SUmmer Task 2014-15.doc
Citizenship and Naturalization Test.
Take the test. Write down your wrong answer with the corrections.
Common Core Poe Questions
New York State Content Standards Social Studies
U.S. SS Standar
help on how to format text
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