Monday, July 27, 2015

Summer School Day 16

Objective:
- Annotate lyrics from various artists
- Practice a close reading of lyrics


Monday, July 20, 2015

Summer School Day 11

Objectives:
- Summarize each Act of "Harper High School: Part 2"

Agenda:
- Listen to the audio podcast of "Harper High School: Part 2" while following along with the transcript.
- For each Act of the podcast, write a 200 word summary of characters, events, dialogue, and key ideas

Friday, July 17, 2015

Summer School Day 10

Objectives:
- Listen, note-take, and respond to audio documentary
- Craft a written response to Chiraq: Harper High School

Agenda:
- Listen to NPR's This American Life: Harper High School Part 1
- Take notes on the documentary
- Answer the following questions in an organized written response

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Summer School Day 9

Objectives:
- Identify, describe, and research the plight of Yazidis
- Identify, cite, and investigate the rise of heroin in New Jersey

Agenda:
- Complete response to the Yazidi plight
- Complete response to the Rise of Heroin in NJ

Heroin's History
Profile of a NJ Addict
Sinaloa Cartel in NJ
Where does heroin come from? The journey of heroin.
Mexican Cartels that are involved in the Heroin trade

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Summer School Day 8

Objectives:
- Identify, describe, and research the plight of Yazidis
- Identify, cite, and investigate the rise of heroin in New Jersey

Agenda:
- Watch Frontline documentary on Escaping ISIS
- Write papers on Yazidis and the rise of heroin in NJ

Where does heroin come from? The journey of heroin.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Summer School Day 7

Objectives:
- Read, summarize, research, and gather information
- Investigate and write about the epidemic of heroin

Agenda:
- Watch documentary on Chris Herren
- Introduce and discuss about Chris Herren and the modern epidemic of heroin
- Read assigned articles
- Write responses to heroin
- Assignment due on Wednesday at the end of class (80 pts)

Friday, July 10, 2015

Summer School Day 5

Objectives:
- Research and summarize sources on Islamic State
- Craft a research paper that answers the research questions developed

Agenda:
- Complete your sources and summaries by the end of the period (5 sources minimum / 5 paragraph summaries)
- Your sources and summaries must be approved by Mr. Chiang
- Begin to write your research paper which is due on Monday at the end of the period.  (750 words for AM class and 1000 words for PM class)

ISIS in the news:
- 4th of July attack thwarted
- ISIS and their Propaganda
- Jordanian Pilot
- Canadian Man joins ISIS

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Summer School Day 4

Objectives:
- Read and research about "The Islamic State"
- As a class develop 10 key questions about ISIS
- Develop 5 different sources on ISIS

Agenda:

Watch ISIS news video

Assignment:

1) The class develops 10 different questions about ISIS
2) Find (minimum) five different articles on ISIS
3) Copy each link onto ISIS google document
4) Mr. Chiang must approve your sources.
5) Summarize each source. (Your summaries are due at the end of the period tomorrow) (10 pts)
6) Write a 1000 word paper the covers all the questions we develop. (Your paper is due at the end of the period on Monday) (80 pts) (750 words for AM Class)
7) Your paper should be written in Size 12, Times New Roman, Double Spaced