1. Nearly Perfect Notes
2. Thematic Essay
3. Preamble and Declaration (2,3,AP)
5. Biography II
6, MOSL Review (AP only)
7. Three Key Points from the 1776
b. The "Swing States"
Nearly Perfect Notes
Compare existing note structure to a varied style of notetaking. Cornell Notes, Collegiate Notes, Teacher Models
Develop a list of "Good" note features
Select a sample of their notes that have these features
Student Artifacts: Section on Perfect Notes in Notebook, Three sample pages for portfolio
1. Why take notes?
2. How can I improve my notes?
3. What is the main/controlling idea of my notes
Collaborative Group Work: Generating Common List, Share and Compare, Defense
Differentiation: Student Notes Selection
Self Assessment: Summary, Defense, Positive Comments
Using the June 2011 US History Thematic Essay as an alternative to the Biography Project.
Due: Week of December 2, 2013
Preamble vs Declaration
Document Study - a comparison of the objects of the two documents
(Already completed in ICT sections)
Students will use a modified version of MLA bibliography entry to compile a list of books they have read both in school and for pleasure.
AP Students will use their Summer Project to create a sample bibliography
Students will complete there Biographies or Thematic Essays due: week of December 2, 2013
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