The purpose of the first two weeks is to introduce topics and concepts and assess abilities and needs for all sections. The assessment period consists of three major components: Group Work, Task Completion and Written Submission. As of 9/10 we are 1/2 of the way complete. With respect to collaborative teaching Robert, Teressa and Bill are meeting on Tuesdays Period 3 to organize and design both ICT and ELL components. Segments taught or generated by the push-in teachers are labeled but are conducted primarily in Sections 1 &2 but maybe included in the other segments. The AP section for Marking Period 1 parallels the other sections but delves deeper and also incorporates
Portfolio 1 *
Students will be adding their signed FAQ Sheets.
AP Students will be adding their Summer Projects
* Non-AP Folders will wait till classes are well established
Group Work (formative/Collaborative)
Poetry Reads, Salem Witch Trials, States Rewrite
Vocabulary Quizzes (Summative)
The Crucible 1
The Crucible 2
Summer Project Review
Nature of Communism, Socialism and Capitalism (Robert)
Materials All Segments
"On coming to America from Africa"
"This Old House"
"... Burning of Our House"
"Salem Witch Trials"
Miller, Arthur. The Cruicible
Book Cards and Labels
Folders and Labels
Good Night and Good Luck
Types of Political Systems