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Day of Extension
Tasks

Challenges

0 - 3/20/12
  • Explanation of Extension
  • Show how to use wiki and expectations
  • Fill out Bio aspect of journal to practice
Challenge #0
1 - 3/21/12
  • Introduce Extension
  • Quick study on Japanese Internment Camp
    • The students spend one period researching information about internment camps
    • Then, they will present the information to the class. This is not for a grade but for participation points
  • Present quick studies
Challenge #1
Challenge #7
Challenge #11
2 - 3/22/12
KWL Chart: Pearl Harbor
    • Complete the K and the W section as a class, through discussion
  • Vocab PreTest
  • Show: Video -
  • Complete the L part of the KWL (Participation Points) whlie watching the video
  • Assign: Intro and Chapter 1
Challenge #2
Challenge #3
Challenge #7
Challenge #11
3 - 3/23/12
  • Finish KWL Chart
  • Friendly Letter:
  • Have students read Executive Order 9066:
  • Have students take notes on the Executive Order
  • Discuss the Order as a class
    • What surprised you about the order?
    • Why was it so vague?
    • Who all was impacted by this?

  • Discuss Questions for Intro and Chapter 1
  • Assign: Chapters 2-4
Challenge #4
Challenge #5
Challenge #7
Challenge #11
4 -
  • Discuss wiki thoughts presentation
  • Time to fix wiki pages

  • Justified/Not Justified Group Collaboration Project
    • Explain Project
    • Discuss goals and objectives of project
  • Discuss questions for Chapters 2-4
  • Learning Target: Compare and contrast a historical fiction text as it relates to the actual event.
    • Discuss how these relate in groups.
    • Have the students start the “Learning Targets Log”
      • Bullet the discussion points that they discussed with their groups
Challenge #6
Challenge #7
Challenge #11
5
  • Discuss questions for chapters 5-7: See Mr. Maurer Wiki Page
    • Learning Targets:
      • Explain how individuals, events, and ideas in a nonfiction text work together.
      • Identify the organization of a non-fiction text and how the details relate to the main idea.
        • Students add to their Learning Targets Log
  • Justified/Not Justified Group Collaboration Project
    • Assign Teams
    • Begin to gather research
  • Assign: Chapters 8-9
Challenge #6
Challenge #7
Challenge #11
6
  • Discuss questions for chapters 8-9
    • Have students get in groups and discuss how Mama, Papa, Jeanne, and Woody are evolving as characters. They should spend roughly 5 minutes on each character. The more notes they take now, the easier their character study will be at the end.

  • Justified/Not Justified Group Collaboration Project
    • Continue Research
    • Assign: Chapters 10-11
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Challenge #6
Challenge #7
Challenge #8
Challenge #11
7

  • Justified/Not Justified Group Collaboration Project
    • Finish research
    • Sort, organize, and streamline facts gathered
      • What are your main speaking points?
      • Identify at least 3 main persuasive points to use in presentation
      • Create a chart, table, graphic organizer, etc. to sort research into your main speaking points
      • As a team come a consensus on organization of research

  • Assign: Chapters 12-14
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Challenge #6
Challenge #7
Challenge #11
8
  • Discuss questions for chapters 12-14
    • Learning Target: Explain the story parts/elements and how they work together.
      • As a class discuss the parts of the story: plot, characters, setting
      • In groups have the students talk about how they work together to form a story
      • Have students record their discussions (or high points of them) in their Learning Targets Log.

  • Justified/Not Justified Group Collaboration Project
    • Continue to develp presentation
    • Continue to create any additional multimedia projects to enhance presentation
  • Assign: Chapters 15-17
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Challenge #6
Challenge #7
Challenge #11
9
  • Discuss questions for chapters 15-17
    • Learning Targets: Explain how individuals, events, and ideas in a nonfiction text work together.
    • Identify the organization of a non-fiction text and how the details relate to the main idea.
      • Have students think about either their science or their social studies text.
      • In their Learning Targets Log ask them to write down how they think the authors of their non-fiction text made these targets possible.

  • Justified/Not Justified Group Collaboration Project
    • Develop Counter Arguments
  • Assign: Chapters 18-20
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Challenge #6
Challenge #7
Challenge #11
10
  • Discuss questions for chapters 18-20
    • Have students get in groups and discuss how Mama, Papa, Jeanne, and Woody are evolving as characters. They should spend roughly 5 minutes on each character. The more notes they take now, the easier their character study will be at the end.

  • Justified/Not Justified Group Collaboration Project
    • Finalize all aspects of Group Collaboration Project
    • Rehearse Presentation
  • Assign: Rest of the book

  • Vocabulary Quiz tomorrow
Challenge #6
Challenge #7
Challenge #8
Challenge #11
11
  • Discuss questions for the rest of the book
    • Thoughts, opinions of the book, etc…
  • Vocabulary Quiz

  • Justified/Not Justified Group Collaboration Project
    • Present
Challenge #6
Challenge #7
Challenge #11
12
  • Character Study
    • Direct students to the labs folder to see the requirements for the character study
  • Finish by the end of the period.
Challenge #9
Challenge #7
Challenge #11
13 & 14 -
  • Finalize all aspects of the project
  • Self Evaluation
  • Class Discussion about using this as a tool