For the Unit 4 test, review vision (and foveal vision – a term that isn’t in our textbook but is in other AP texts.) Also, review Unit 2 – experimental design. There are 7-8 questions from Unit 3A and 3B – so review the brain and the nervous system as well. Remember, the more you … Continue reading “Eyeballs and Experiments”
STUDY!!! There are questions from Units 1-3 on the test with an equal number between 3a, 3b, and 3c. Also, in unit 3c, be sure to closely review the genetics section. We didn’t go over any of that in class, but it is on the test. For the FRQ, review neurotransmitters, functions of the brain’s … Continue reading “Unit 3 Test on Tuesday!!”
We scheduled Fri. Oct. 7 for Zombie Day, but if you’d like to use it as a Midterm review, you may bring in your edible brain and ad on Tues. Nov. 1.
Today in class: 1) Finish brain notes. 2) Intro to Nature/Nurture debate 3) Watch “Gender Unknown” – brief clip below Homework: Brain projects are due next Wed. – no exceptions!!
Today in class: 1) Finish neuron/neurotransmitter notes. 2) Start brain notes. Homework: CCN’s due next class.
All of the assignments for Unit 3 are under the Unit 3 menu on the AP Psych tab above. In class on Tuesday, I passed back the tests for re-do’s. You can turn those in at any time between now and the first drop dead due date which is Wednesday, Oct. 5. We also went … Continue reading “Unit 3 – Biopsych”
Today in class: 1) Unit 1-2 Test 2) I passed out Unit 3 CCN/Flashcard assgn. and the first 40 studies. If you were absent, you can grab them on Monday or they’re in the AP Psych Unit 3 menu above.
Today in class: 1) Finish Unit 2 notes. 2) Review M&M stats. 3) Cortical Touch Lab and write-up: Cortical Touch Lab Write-up assgn. Homework: – Cortical Touch Lab write-up due on Thursday. -Unit 2 Notes/Flashcards due Thursday. -Study for Unit 1-2 Test – review all the different types of psychologists in the last part of … Continue reading “Unit 1-2 Test on Thursday”
English 1 Honors
Today in class: 1) Return work and check grades. 2) Notes on symbolism & character development. 3) Socratic Seminar discussing the two pieces, and the theme/irony in each of them. Homework: Type (in MLA format) an analytical paragraph in which you analyze the theme/irony in either “Richard Cory” OR “Story of an Hour.”
Today in class: 1) Notes on how to punctuate titles in your analytical paragraphs. 2) Notes on Irony – copy these into the lit term section of your comp. book Irony: Irony occurs when what you expect to see/read/hear is undercut by a contrasting image/speech so the result is the opposite of what you would … Continue reading “Irony – “Richard Cory” & “Story of an Hour””
Wednesday, Oct. 19 Today in class: 1) We went through ALL assignments from the past week (since I’ve been gone), and I answered questions. Everything is due on Friday, so if you were absent/confused or did something completely wrong, you can re-do it and turn it in Friday. The assignments are: a) An analytical PARAGRAPH … Continue reading “Catch-up Day”
Today in class: 1) Take notes on all of the elements of plot. 2) Watch the short film, “For the Birds” and create a plot chart of the film. Label both the literary elements of plot AND the events in the story that correspond with those elements. 3) Take notes on flashbacks and foreshadowing. 4) … Continue reading “Tuesday, Oct. 11 – short story notes”
Friday, Oct. 7 Today in class: 1) “My Favorite Mistake” essay return. Review patterns of error and write in comp. book. 2) Read “Salvador Late or Early” 3) Discuss “Salvador” & “Hotel California” in a fishbowl discussion. Develop claims and evidence for each piece. 4) Review how to write an analytical paragraph. Your paragraph must … Continue reading “Analytical Paragraph”
Today in class: 1)Finish our discussion on the painting “The Surrender” – make sure that your evidence supports your claim. You can’t conveniently “ignore” evidence if it doesn’t “fit.” 2) Claim Notes – your claim is your thesis statement OR your topic sent. in a persuasive paragraph. Features of a claim: – a single sentence/statement … Continue reading “Claims & “Hotel CA””
Today in class: 1) Sentence Practice – if you’re still struggling with this, be sure to practice on NoRedInk.com. 2) Intro to Inductive Thinking Homework: Write a claim (in one sentence) of the meaning of this painting. What is the author saying? What was his purpose for painting this image? Have at least THREE pieces of … Continue reading “Inductive Thinking”
Today in class: 1)We finished filling in the rubrics. If you were absent, you’ll need to find someone with the same categories as you to fill in your rubric. 2) Final drafts are due on Monday. Be sure to bring in ALL drafts as well as your rubric. Homework: Finish revising final draft of your … Continue reading “Favorite Essay Rubric Creation”