9.4.14

History of Science Fiction (1st period):

Learning Target: I can understand what is expected of me in this classroom.

“I can…”

  • Understand the characteristics of science fiction.
  • Identify the characteristics of science fiction in literature.
  • Understand the characteristics of traditional fantasy fiction.
  • Identify the characteristics of traditional fantasy fiction inside a literary text.
  • Understand the major philosophical movements throughout ancient and modern history.
  • Identify the influence of philosophies on fantasy and science fiction literature.
  • Understand how scientific discoveries influenced literary fiction.

Student talk: What are you expected to understand and accomplish in this class? What expectations are familiar or unfamiliar?

QuickWrite: Use the syllabus, posters and unit goals to explain what things are expected of you in class. Due at the end of class.

WORLD STUDIES (2nd period):

QuickWrite: Use the syllabus, posters and unit goals to explain what things are expected of you in class. Due at the end of class.

“In Unit One, I can…”

 

  • Understand how maps are used to locate physical landforms and bodies of water.
  • Understand how to use maps to organize people, places and environments.

 

Student talk: What are you expected to understand and accomplish in this class? What expectations are familiar or unfamiliar?

Washington State History (periods 4, 5, 6, 7):

QuickWrite: Use the syllabus, posters and unit goals to explain what things are expected of you in class. Due at the end of class.

Chapter One Learning Targets: “I can…”

  • “I can explain the geological processes of plate tectonics and erosion on the formation of Washington state.”
  • “I can identify what I know and don’t know about chapter one.”
  • “I can explain the geological processes that shape the earth.”
  • “I can explain how Washington state formed throughout Earth’s geological eras.”
  • “I can understand how ice and water erosion helped shape Washington state landscape.”

Student talk: What are you expected to understand and accomplish in this class? What expectations are familiar or unfamiliar?

Learning Target: “I can identify what I know and don’t know about chapter one.”

Outline Chapter 1 in reading journals. (What-how-why do we outline?)

  • Chapter “Keys”
      1. How are the words categorized?
      2. Where are these words found in the text?
      3. How are the words coded? (Why are some colored words NOT in the chapter vocabulary list?)
  • Chapter “Overview”/”Voices”
      1. Read them. According to the “Overview”, what two subjects does the chapter focus on?; What connection does “Voices” have to the main points?
  • Chapter Title, Topics, Supporting Topics
      1. What are the chapter topics? How are they highlighted in the text?
      2. Supporting topics? (How are they identified?)
  • “Connecting to…”/”Focus on…”
    1. Identify the title (subject)
    2. Supporting topics/ideas

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