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7    No School - Labor Day

Journal #1         

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Read Chapter 1 - Assignments: a.)  Create a list ofcharacters including their role in the military (medic, lieutenant...);and the specific items each man carries. b.) List 10 words and acronymsthat you don't know (hump; S.O.P.)

Journal #2   If you were drafted into the Vietnam, and you could only bring three personal items, What would you bring, and why?

6th Period - Continue reading chapter 1 and complete prior assignments; New assignment - Answer Questions 

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Quick Lesson On Theme (RL2)

Assignments:

Identify and write the Major Theme of The Things They Carried Chapter 1; and list three minor Themes.

Read Chapter 2, "Love" - Write down three questions that are derived from the chapter yet are not answerable directly from the information in the chapter. Discussion follows

Journal #3   Define "Peace" in your own words. Describe a time when you feel peace (be descriptive). Is world peace possible?
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 Journal #4   write a narrative about a time when you experienced violence (as a participant or observer). Include sensory details. 

Lesson on the definitions of "Spin"

Read "Spin" 

Assignments:

What is the Theme of this chapter?


 

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- Lesson on Psychoanalytical Literary Lens (Defense Mechanisms and Id-Ego-Superego)

- Read "On the Rainy River" 

22      Journal:Write a story about a time when you had to make a decision about something that caused conflict in you

          Continue reading "On The Rainy River"

           Assignment: Find two moments in the story where Tim O'Brien displayed a Defense Mechanism:

a) Characters name
b) Defense Mechanism
c) Quote from the Text
d) What is the character protecting himself from
e) Explain how the characters words or behavior display a defense mechanism

23    *Journal:

        *Finish Yesterday's Assignment

       * Put the information from yesterday's assignment into paragraph form

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1   October

2   Progress Reports        

 

 

5     Journal: Write a story about a time when you felt great joy.

* Defense Mechanism identification chart.

Martha - Regression; Tim O'Brien - Denial; Rat Kiley - Displacement


6     Journal:

Lesson:


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19    Teacher Training

20    Teacher Training

21    Word Wednesday - Universal Ideas

22     Journal: Describe a farm

Read Animal Farm, Chapter 1

* Create a character List
*Write a Summary
*What is the purpose of Old Major's Speech?
* What abuses does Old Major Cite for his reason to revolt? List Quotes from the text.


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 Off Week!

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Journal: If you were the leader of a new society/community what are the first three things you would do to organize your new government?

- Read Animal Farm  Chapters 1-4 Write Summary for each chapter and create a study guide as preparation for Test on Friday

3  Voting Day! No School for STUDENTS



Journal: Describe a horse in complete detail.

Continue Reading and Preparing for Test

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Review Chapters 1-3

6    1st Quarter Grades Close - Animal Farm Test on Chapters 1-4