Week 11 (10/17-10/21)

ENGLISH

This is Parent Conference week! There will be no school Friday, because we will be having a full day of conferences. In English, students will finalize their essays comparing “The Necklace” and “The Gift of the Magi.” Typed essays must be submitted though Google Docs by Thursday at 8 PM. . We will then be working on several lessons from the CASA curriculum. Students will be discussing what it means to live in a multicultural society.

The objectives for the week are as follows:

Monday

SWBAT use correct MLA formatting to finalize a compare/contrast essay.

Tuesday

SWBAT define the term “culture, ”identify cultural characteristics that define them, and compare and contrast cultural characteristics.

Wednesday

SWBAT define the term “community,” understand the values that characterize their community, and personalize their understanding of a shared value.

Thursday

SWBAT define bias, stereotype, prejudice, and discrimination, and analyze how they are interconnected.

Friday

No school. Parent conferences.

SOCIAL STUDIES

We will be continuing into our unit on Asian civilizations. Students will study Chinese geography and we will discuss the timeline of major Chinese dynasties.

The objectives for the week are as follows:

Monday

SWBAT describe the roles of Ottoman leadership.

Tuesday

SWBAT describe key features of major Chinese dynasties.

Wednesday

SWBAT identify key features of Chinese geography.

Thursday

SWBAT identify and describe key features of Chinese geography.

Friday

No school. Parent conferences.