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Old Humanities Homework

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Old homework assignments will be posted here to decrease confusion. This will also help if you missed an assignment.

Check the humanities homework page for current homework.


Monday 5/23

Islam #9: Prayer & Community in the Mosque

Due: Tuesday 5/24

 

Mosque Trip Letter: Read the letter that we sent to your parents (click on the link). Post questions in the comments section on that site, if you have them. A link to the ICC is included in the letter.
Due: Tuesday 5/24

 

Islam #10: Islamic Architecture

Due:  Wednesday 5/25

 

The Giver 11-15

Due:  Thursday 5/26

 

*Francesca, Adrian, Sabine, Rebecca, Hazel, Eric: Read your TIB essay aloud to yourself. If you have Garage Band or another way to record yourself, try doing that and then listening to your recording. Write the 2-3 sentence bio that will be at the end of your essay and include it in your final copy. Check the TIB website for inspiration on this. Make sure you have an electronic version of your final essay + bio (same file) accessible through flashdrive or email. YOU WILL most likely BE RECORDING ON TUESDAY!

 


Tuesday 5/24

Islam #10: Islamic Architecture

Due:  Wednesday 5/25

 

The Giver 11-15

Due: Thursday 5/26

 

Mosque Trip Tomorrow! Reread the letter. Ladies: head coverings!


Wednesday 5/25

The Giver 11-15

Due: Thursday 5/26

 

Islam #11: Mosque Reflection (handed out in class)
Due: Thursday 5/26

 

Final TIB Draft + BIO + practicing!

We will have information about recording at home available by the end of the week. If you are able to do this (meaning, you have Garage Band) you should try to do this as we are running out of time. You will have more privacy and might be able to do it faster at home.
Due:
Friday 5/27  (for everyone who has not started recording yet) 


Thursday 5/26

The Giver 16-17

Due: Friday 5/27

 

Islam #12: Rites of Passage and Prayer

Due:   Friday 5/27

 

Final TIB Draft + BIO + practicing!

We will have information about recording at home available by the end of the week. If you are able to do this (meaning, you have Garage Band) you should try to do this as we are running out of time. You will have more privacy and might be able to do it faster at home.
Due:
Friday 5/27  (for everyone who has not started recording yet)


Friday 5/27

Nola, Mick, Emily, Nina: Please record your TIB essay at home over the weekend, then email everything to Wendy.

 

The Giver 18-21

Due: Tuesday 5/31

 

Bring ROTW book to school
Due:
 Tuesday 5/31

 


 

Monday 5/16

Islam #4: Questions for Panelists

Due: Tuesday 5/17

 

Islam #5: Arts (handed out in class)
Due: Wednesday 5/18

 

The Giver #1

Due: Friday 5/20


 

Tuesday 5/17

Islam #5: Arts
Due: Wednesday 5/18

 

Islam #6: Geography of Islam
Due:  Thursday 5/19

 

The Giver #1

Due: Friday 5/20

 

*Eliza, Kerem, Aly, Bobby, Eli: Read your TIB essay aloud to yourself once. If you have Garage Band or another way to record yourself, try doing that and then listening to your recording. YOU WILL BE RECORDING ON FRIDAY.


 

Wednesday 5/18

Persepolis Film & Book Review

Due: Thursday 5/19

 

Islam #6: Geography of Islam

Due: Thursday 5/19 

 

RETURN PERSEPOLIS BOOK DIRECTLY TO NAYANTARA

Due: Thursday 5/19
 

The Giver #1

Due: Friday 5/20

 

Next draft of TIB

Due: Friday 5/20

 

*Eliza, Kerem, Aly, Bobby, Eli: Read your TIB essay aloud to yourself once. If you have Garage Band or another way to record yourself, try doing that and then listening to your recording. YOU WILL BE RECORDING ON FRIDAY.


 

Thursday 5/19

The Giver #1

Due: Friday 5/20

 

Islam #7: Panel reflection

Due: Friday 5/20

 

Next draft of TIB

Due: Friday 5/20

 

*Eliza, Kerem, Aly, Bobby, Eli: Write the 2-3 sentence bio that will be at the end of your essay and include it in your final copy. Check the TIB website for inspiration on this. Make sure you have an electronic version of your final essay + bio (same file) accessible through flashdrive or email.
YOU WILL BE RECORDING TOMORROW.


 

Friday 5/20

The Giver #2

Due: Monday 5/23

Islam #8: Celebrations
Due: Monday 5/23

 

*Francesca, Adrian, Sabine, Rebecca, Hazel, Eric: Read your TIB essay aloud to yourself. If you have Garage Band or another way to record yourself, try doing that and then listening to your recording. Write the 2-3 sentence bio that will be at the end of your essay and include it in your final copy. Check the TIB website for inspiration on this. Make sure you have an electronic version of your final essay + bio (same file) accessible through flashdrive or email. YOU WILL most likely BE RECORDING ON TUESDAY! 


 

Monday 5/9

MENA #1

Due: Tuesday 5/10

 

Islam #3: Foundations of Faith
Due: Wednesday 5/11

 

Persepolis: The Trip, F-14s, The Jewels R&A

Due:  Wednesday 5/11


 

Tuesday 5/10

Islam #3: Foundations of Faith
Due: Wednesday 5/11

 

Persepolis: The Trip, F-14s, The Jewels R&A

Due:  Wednesday 5/11

 

MENA #2: Project Design

Due:   Thursday 5/12

 

MENA #3: Project Writing

Due:  Friday 5/13

 

MENA #4: Final Project (including map, images, etc)

Due: Monday 5/16


 

Wednesday 5/11

Persepolis: The Key, The Wine & The Cigarette R&A

Due: Thursday 5/12

 

MENA #2: Project Design

Due:   Thursday 5/12

 

MENA #3: Project Writing

Due:  Friday 5/13

 

MENA #4: Final Project (including map, images, etc)

Due: Monday 5/16


 

Thursday 5/12

Persepolis: Passport & Kim Wilde

Due: Friday 5/13

 

MENA #3: Project Writing

Due:  Friday 5/13

 

MENA #4: Final Project (including map, images, etc)

Due: Monday 5/16


 

Friday 5/13

MENA #4: Final Project (including map, images, etc)

Due: Monday 5/16

 

Persepolis: Shabbat & Dowry R&A

Due: Monday 5/16

 

TIB Draft #3 (This assignment will differ for everyone based on Nayantara's comments and suggestions.)
Due: Monday 5/16


 

Monday 5/2

Islam #2

Due: Tuesday 5/3

 

Persepolis #2: The Water Cell & Persepolis R&A

Due: Wednesday 5/4


Tuesday 5/3

Persepolis #2: The Water Cell & Perspolis R&A

Due: Wednesday 5/4

 

Finish 1st draft of TIB (proofread!)

Due (printed, double spaced!): Thursday 5/5 by 8:45 AM SHARP.


Wednesday 5/4

Finish 1st draft of TIB (proofread!)

Due (printed, double spaced!): Thursday 5/5 by 8:45 AM SHARP.

 

Persepolis #3: The Letter & The Party R & A

Due: Thursday 5/5


Thursday 5/5

Persepolis #4: Heroes, Moscow, The Sheep R & A
Due: Monday 5/9

 

TIB  Draft #2: Backwards Outline Self-Edit

Due: Monday 5/9


Friday 5/6: No School. See above for homework.

 


Monday 4/25

TIB #30: What I Love
Read directions on TIB website carefully! 

Due: Tuesday 4/26

 

Organize TIB folder: Make sure you have all TIB assignments/readings (#1-#30!) in your folder.

Due: Tuesday 4/26

 

AMNQ Chapters 10-11 R&A

See AMNQ website for assignment.

Due: Wednesday 4/27


 

Tuesday 4/26

TIB #31
Due: Wednesday 4/27

 

AMNQ Chapters 10-11 R&A

See AMNQ website for assignment.

Due: Wednesday 4/27

 

Mandala Assignment: Using the sheet handed out in school and colored pencils, create your own mandala. Think about what we discussed with David in class today: castles with interior and exterior protection; openings like doorways and gates; patterns; color symbolism; directions; shapes and geometry. Remember that this is a bird's eye view. Due: Friday 4/29



 

Wednesday 4/27

Trip tomorrow: wear comfortable shoes and weather appropriate outerwear.

 

AMNQ R&A

Due: Thursday 4/28

 

Mandala Assignment: Using the sheet handed out in school and colored pencils, create your own mandala. Think about what we discussed with David in class today: castles with interior and exterior protection; openings like doorways and gates; patterns; color symbolism; directions; shapes and geometry. Remember that this is a bird's eye view. Due: Friday 4/29

 

TIB #32: Finish classwork.
Due:  Thursday 4/28

 


 

Thursday 4/28 
P #0: Language Reflection
Due:
  Friday 4/29

 

Mandala Assignment: Using the sheet handed out in school and colored pencils, create your own mandala. Think about what we discussed with David in class today: castles with interior and exterior protection; openings like doorways and gates; patterns; color symbolism; directions; shapes and geometry. Remember that this is a bird's eye view. Due: Friday 4/29


 

Friday 4/29

TIB #33: Topic Brainstorm
Due: Monday 5/2

 

Persepolis #1 R&A
Due: Monday 5/2

 

Islam #1 (ROTW)

Due: Monday 5/2


Monday 4/11

Finish prayer flags!

Due: Tuesday 4/12

 

Buddhism #10: The Dalai Lama I

Due: Tuesday 4/12

 

AMNQ #2 (Read the packet)

Due: Wednesday 4/13


 

Tuesday 4/12

Buddhism #11: The Dalai Lama II

Due: Wednesday 4/13

 

AMNQ #2 (Read the packet)

Due: Wednesday 4/13

 

TIB # 28

Due: Thursday 4/14


 

Wednesday 4/13

Buddhism #12: Kundun Part I
Answer questions 1 and 2 in writing on a separate sheet of paper. Make sure to include an appropriate heading, and to proofread your work. You will need to keep your viewing guide for future homework. 

Due: Thursday 4/14

 

TIB # 28

Due: Thursday 4/14


 

Thursday 4/14

Buddhism #13: Kundun Part II If you finished the film in class, answer all the rest of the questions on the sheet.

If you did not finish the film, you should be able to answer questions 3-5.

Due: Friday 4/15


 

Friday 4/15

TIB #29 (handed out in school and posted on TIB site)
Please type your work and write at least one page, double spaced, 12 point font.

Due: Monday 4/25


 

Monday 4/4

Buddhism #4: Himalayas (reading handed out in school, assignment on Buddhism website) 

Due: Tuesday 4/5

 

Buddhism #5: Mudras (handed out in school) 

Due: Wednesday 4/6

 

Eliza & Eli: Be ready for your TIB presentations tomorrow! Make sure to go to the website and complete the Presentation Preparation.


 

Tuesday 4/5

Buddhism #4.5: Himalayas & Climate Change (see Buddhism website) 

Due: Wednesday 4/6

 

Buddhism #5: Mudras (handed out in school) 

Due: Wednesday 4/6

 

Patrick, Eleanor, Eric: Be ready for your TIB presentations tomorrow! Make sure to go to the website and complete the Presentation Preparation.


 

Wednesday 4/6

Buddhism #6: Pilgrimmages & Prayer Flags (handed out in school)

Due: Thursday 4/7

 

Word Collection #5

Due: Thursday 4/7

 

Mick, Casey: Be ready for your TIB presentations tomorrow! Make sure to go to the website and complete the Presentation Preparation.


 

Thursday 4/7
Buddhism #6.5: Prayer Flags (see website)

Due: Friday 4/8

 

Buddhism #7: Jesus & Siddhartha (see website and sheet from class)

Due: Friday 4/8


 

Friday 4/8

Buddhism #8: Tibet in Exile (reading handed out in school, assignment on website)

Due: Monday 4/11

 

Buddhism #9: Into Thin Air (read packet, which includes the assignment, handed out in school)

Due: Monday 4/11


 Monday 3/28

Read trip letter with family & return signed slip

Due: Tuesday 3/29

 

Buddhism #1 (handed out in school)

Due: Tuesday 3/29

 

Rebecca, Kerem, Donnie, Bobby: Be ready for your TIB presentations tomorrow! Make sure to go to the website and complete the Presentation Preparation.


 

Tuesday 3/29

Make sure you are prepared for tomorrow's trip to the Hindu temple.

Re-read the trip letter if you need to.

 

TIB Presentation Schedule

 

Mundane Morning Final Draft

Due: Wednesday 3/30

 

AMNQ #1

Due: Wednesday 3/30


 

Wednesday 3/30

Temple Trip Reflection

Due: Thursday 3/31

 

Bryan, Aly, Francesca: Be ready for your  TIB  presentations tomorrow! Make sure to go to the website and complete the Presentation Preparation.

 

Buddhism #2: Scriptures (handed out in school on Wednesday)

Due: Friday 4/1


 

Thursday 3/31

Buddhism #2: Scriptures (handed out in school on Wednesday)

Due: Friday 4/1

 

Sabine, Hazel, Jenna: Be ready for your  TIB  presentations tomorrow! Make sure to go to the website and complete the Presentation Preparation.


 

Friday 4/1

Buddhism #3: Sacred Places & Places of Worship

Due: Monday 4/4

 

Cricket

Due: Monday 4/4


Emily, Nola, Nina, Adrian: Be ready for your 
TIB  presentations on Monday! Make sure to go to the website and complete the Presentation Preparation.


 

Monday 3/21

Make list of all the things you do between waking up in the morning and getting to school. There should be at least 15 items on the list.

Due: Tuesday 3/22

 

Hinduism #7.5: Worship & Prayer

Due: Wednesday 3/23


 

Tuesday 3/22

Finish Mundane Morning

Make sure to follow all the requirements!

Due: Wednesday 3/23

 

Hinduism #7.5: Worship & Prayer

Due: Wednesday 3/23


 

Wednesday 3/23

Edit Mundane Morning: Focus on CPSS

Due: Thursday 3/24


 

Thursday 3/24: Students dismissed at 12 PM!

This I Believe #3

Due: Monday 3/28 (email me ASAP [nmhatre@bankstreet.edu] if you are willing to present on Tuesday 3/29!)

If you missed Humanities class on Thursday you must read all the info on the site!

 


 

Friday 3/25: No School for Students


 

Monday 3/14

Vocab Words List #5 - JUST the quiz! No definitions for me!

Due: Tuesday 3/15

 

Complete "Verbs" work from class (handed out in class)

Due: Tuesday 3/15

 

Read and complete "Reading Comprehension" ERB prep (handed out in class)

Due: Friday 3/18

 

Vocab Quiz #5: Friday 3/18


 

Tuesday 3/15

Hinduism #5: Sacred Places

Due: Wednesday 3/16

 

Read and complete "Reading Comprehension" ERB prep (handed out in class on Monday)

Due: Friday 3/18

 

Vocab Quiz #5: Friday 3/18


 

Wednesday 3/16

Hinduism #6: Places of Worship
Due: Thursday 3/17

 

Read and complete "Reading Comprehension" ERB prep (handed out in class on Monday)

Due: Friday 3/18

 

Vocab Quiz #5: Friday 3/18

Check out the Bollywood page for links and videos.

 


 

Thursday 3/17

Read and complete "Reading Comprehension" ERB prep (handed out in class on Monday)

Due: Friday 3/18

 

Vocab Quiz #5: Friday 3/18


 

Friday 3/18

 

Hinduism #7: Worship & Prayer

Due: Monday 3/21

 


 

Monday 3/7
Gandhi Part I HW (from the viewing guide, handed out in class)
Due: Tuesday 3/8

 

Look at the photos on the Gandhi site. Read article about Ben Kingsley and answer the question in the comment section at the bottom of that site.

Due: Tuesday 3/8

 

5W List #3. Please make sure your name is on the "quiz" section AND the "answer key," and label both "5W List #3."
Due: Tuesday 3/8



Tuesday 3/8
Gandhi Part II HW (from the viewing guide, handed out in class)
Due: Wednesday 3/9

Vocab Quiz #3: Friday 3/11



Wednesday 3/9
Make sure you have an independent reading book for class tomorrow! 

 

Gandhi Part III HW (from the viewing guide, handed out in class)
Due: Thursday 3/10

Vocab Quiz #3: Friday 3/11



Thursday 3/10
Vocab Quiz #3: Friday 3/11



Friday 3/11
Gandhi Part IV HW (from the viewing guide, handed out in class)
Due: Monday 3/14

 

Vocab Quiz #4:  Monday 3/14


 Week 21: Monday, February 28 - Friday, March 4, 2011



Monday 2/28

 

Bring in Keeping Corner book!
Due:
Tuesday 3/1

5W Vocab List #1 (handed out in class)

Due: Tuesday 3/1

 

Bodies of Water Vocabulary (started in class)

Preview tomorrow's research.
Due:
Tuesday 3/1

 

Hinduism #4: Rites of Passage
Due:
Wednesday 3/2



Tuesday 3/1

Bodies of Water #1 Posting
Due:
Wednesday 3/2

 

Hinduism #4: Rites of Passage
Due:
Wednesday 3/2

 

5W Vocab Quiz #1: Friday 3/4



Wednesday 3/2
5W Vocab Quiz #1: Friday 3/4

 

Hinduism #4.5: Rites of Passage
Due:
Thursday 3/3

 

Bodies of Water #2 Posting
Due:
Thursday 3/3



Thursday 3/3
5W Vocab Quiz #1: Friday 3/4

Bodies of Water #3 Posting
Due:
Friday 3/4



Friday 3/4
5W Vocab Quiz #2: Monday 3/7


Finish Gandhi and Clothing
Due:
Monday 3/7

 

If you check this, add a photo to your body of water postings (scroll to the bottom of this page for directions)

Due: Monday 3/7


 

Week 21: Monday, February 14 - Friday, February 18, 2011


Monday 2/14

KC Essay Planner: Finish it! Think about your introduction and conclusion paragraphs, and quotations from the novel to support your ideas.
Due: Tuesday 2/15

 

Bring your Keeping Corner book for tomorrow's in-class essay.

Due: Tuesday 2/15


Tuesday 2/15

Hinduism #3: Caste System R & A (handed out in school)

Due: Thursday 2/17


Wednesday 2/16

Hinduism #3: Caste System R & A (handed out in school) 

Due: Thursday 2/17

 

Keeping Corner Found Poem #1

Due: Thursday 2/17


Thursday 2/17

Keeping Corner Found Poem #2 (handed out in school) 

Due:  Friday 2/18

 

Caste System Role Play Reflection 

Due:  Friday 2/18

 


Friday 2/18

All in a Summer Day R & A

Due: Monday 2/28

 

Return Keeping Corner book!!!

Due: Tuesday 3/1


Week 20: Monday, February 7 - Friday, February 11, 2011


Monday 2/7

Field Trip Letter Signed (handed out in school)
Due: Tuesday 2/8

 

Al Capone Does My Shirts #4

Due: Tuesday 2/8

 

Keeping Corner 18-19-20
Due: Wednesday 2/9


 

Tuesday 2/8

Keeping Corner 18-19-20
Due: Wednesday 2/9

 

Letters to Nayantara re: Field Trip participation (if asked)

Due: Wednesday 2/9

 

Three Faiths #2
Due:  Thursday 2/10


 

Wednesday 2/9

Three Faiths #2
Due:  Thursday 2/10

 

Keeping Corner 21-22-23

Due: Friday 2/11


 

Thursday 2/10

Keeping Corner 21-22-23

Due: Friday 2/11


Friday 2/11: Day of Service

 

Check the Community page for an assignment related to technology use.

Due: Monday 2/14

 

Keeping Corner 24-25-26

Due: Monday 2/14


Week 19: Monday, January 31 - Friday, February 4, 2011


Monday 1/31

Al Capone Does My Shirts #2
Due:
Tuesday 2/1

 

Keeping Corner Chapters 14-15 R & A

Due: Wednesday 2/2


 

Tuesday 2/1

Keeping Corner Chapters 14-15 R & A

Due: Wednesday 2/2


 

Wednesday 2/2

Word Collection #4
Due: Thursday 2/3

 

Al Capone Does My Shirts #3
Due:
Thursday 2/3


 

Thursday 2/3

Keeping Corner Chapters 16-17 R & A

Due: Monday 2/7

 

Three Faiths #1

Due: Monday 2/7


 

Friday 2/4: No school for students.

See above for homework.


 Week 18: Monday, January 24 - Friday, January 28, 2011


 

Monday 1/24

Signed Test (and Corrections, if requested)
Due: Tuesday 1/25

 

Hinduism #2: Deities
Due: Tuesday 1/25

Keeping Corner: Chapters 7-8

Due: Wednesday 1/26


Tuesday 1/25

Keeping Corner: Chapters 7-8

Due: Wednesday 1/26


Wednesday 1/26

Word Collection #3
Due: Thursday 1/27

 

Al Capone Does My Shirts #1

Due:  Thursday 1/27

 

Keeping Corner: Chapters 9-10
Due: Friday 1/28


Thursday 1/27: Snow Day!

 

Keeping Corner: Chapters 9-10
Due: Friday 1/28


 

Friday 1/28
Keeping Corner: Chapters 11-12-13
Due: Monday 1/31

 

Hinduism #2.5: God in Hinduism: Re-read parts 1, 2, & 3 and answer questions on the back of part 3.
Due: Monday 1/31

 

Hinduism #3: Sacred Writings (handed out in school) 
 Due:  Monday 1/31


Week 17: Monday, January 17 - Friday, January 21, 2011


 

Tuesday 1/18

Keeping Corner Chapters 1 & 2 R & A
Due: Wednesday 1/19

 

Study for history quiz on Friday 1/21!


 

Wednesday 1/19

If you want, bring $ for the 6/7s market tomorrow. They are best equipped to work with $1 bills!

 

Hinduism #1
Due: Thursday 1/20

 

Signed Geography Quiz
Due:
Thursday 1/20

 

Keeping Corner Chapters 3 & 4 R & A
Due: Friday 1/21

 

Study for history quiz on Friday 1/21!

 

Final Postcard Project

Examples and a rubric have been added to the Postcard Project site. I highly recommend you look at those AND make sure you are fulfilling all of the requirements.

Due: Monday 1/24



Thursday 1/20

Keeping Corner Chapter 3 & 4 R & A
Due: Friday 1/21

 

Return Subcontinent of India book.
Due: Friday 1/21

 

Study for tomorrow's history quiz!

 

Final Postcard Project

Examples and a rubric have been added to the Postcard Project site. I highly recommend you look at those AND make sure you are fulfilling all of the requirements.

Due: Monday 1/24

 


 

Friday 1/21

Keeping Corner Chapters 5 & 6 R & A
Due: Monday 1/24

 

Final Postcard Project

Examples and a rubric have been added to the Postcard Project site. I highly recommend you look at those AND make sure you are fulfilling all of the requirements.

Due: Monday 1/24

 


 

Week 16: Monday, January 10 - Friday, January 14, 2011


 

Monday 1/10
Postcard Project Preview (just read the page)
Due: Tuesday 1/11

 

SOI: Islamic Period

Due: Tuesday 1/11

 

Study for Geography Quiz (Friday 1/14)!

You might use this map of South Asia to help you study, as well as your Subcontinent of India book and your homework assignments.

This is the blank map of South Asia that will be on your quiz.

 

Make sure you have an independent reading book ready in school each day this week!


 

Tuesday 1/11
SOI: The British in India - Same as "European Interest" - sorry!
Due: Wednesday 1/12

 

Study for Geography Quiz (Friday 1/14)!

You might use this map of South Asia to help you study, as well as your Subcontinent of India book and your homework assignments.

This is the blank map of South Asia that will be on your quiz.

 

Make sure you have an independent reading book ready in school each day this week!

 

Postcard Project Written Draft & Sketch
Due: Tuesday 1/18

 


 

Wednesday 1/12
SOI:
BEIC-Sepoy Uprising
Due: Thursday 1/13

 

Study for Geography Quiz (Friday 1/14)!

You might use this map of South Asia to help you study, as well as your Subcontinent of India book and your homework assignments.

This is the blank map of South Asia that will be on your quiz.

 

Make sure you have an independent reading book ready in school each day this week!

 

Postcard Project Written Draft & Sketch
Due: Tuesday 1/18


 

Thursday 1/13

Study for Geography Quiz (TOMORROW)!

You might use this map of South Asia to help you study, as well as your Subcontinent of India book and your homework assignments.

This is the blank map of South Asia that will be on your quiz.

 

Postcard Project Written Draft & Sketch
Due: Tuesday 1/18


 

Friday 1/14
SOI: People & Languages
Due: Tuesday 1/18

 

Postcard Project Written Draft & Sketch

Please make sure you have proofread your written work for CPSS. The letter must be approximately 400 words.This must also be signed by an adult.

Your sketch must be the size of a regular sheet of paper. The final illustration will be done on cardstock.
Click on the link above to remind yourself of the other requirements for this assignment!
Due: Tuesday 1/18


 

Week 15: Monday, January 3 - Friday, January 7, 2011


Monday 1/3

SOI: The Land (1-6) R & A

Due: Tuesday 1/4

 

Make a plea for your favorite Mock Newbery book on the book's page. Explain why you think this book should win.

Due: Tuesday 1/4

Lisa will be coming for the vote on Wednesday!


Tuesday 1/4

A Sound of Thunder Redos

Due: Wednesday 1/5

 

SOI: Climate and Rivers (7-12) R & A

Due: Wednesday 1/5

 


Wednesday 1/5

SOI: Natural and Industrial Resources (23-27) R & A

Due: Thursday 1/6

 


Thursday 1/6

SOI: Indus Valley Period (55-57) R & A

Due: Friday 1/7

 


Friday 1/7

SOI: The Hindu Period (57-64) R & A

Due: Monday 1/8

 

Study for Geography Quiz (Friday 1/14)!

You might use this labeled map of South Asia to help you study, as well as your Subcontinent of India book and your homework assignments. 

This is the blank map of South Asia that will be on your quiz.

 

Make sure you have an independent reading book ready in school each day next week! This is required!


 Week 14: Monday, December 13 - Friday, December 17, 2010


Monday 12/13

FoRT Presentation Notes

Due: Tuesday 12/14

 

Sign up for food!

 

Click here for more info on the FoRT (agenda, photos of past years, etc).

 

Re-read Letter to Families and Students if you need reminders.

 

Luka and the Fire of Life: Chapter 3
Due: Tuesday 12/14

 

MNIRP #3

Due: Friday 12/17


 Tuesday 12/14

Forum of Religious Thinkers is tomorrow!

  • Make sure you know what you're wearing.
  • Make sure your food is prepared (if you are bringing something).

 

Luka and the Fire of Life: Rest of chapter 4 (handed out in school)

Due: Wednesday 12/15

 

Be prepared to take your artifact home after school tomorrow!

 

MNIRP #3

Due: Friday 12/17


 Wednesday 12/15

MNIRP #3

Due: Friday 12/17

 

Luka and the Fire of Life: Part of Chapter 6

Due: Thursday 12/16


 Thursday 12/16

MNIRP #3

Due: Friday 12/17

 

Be prepared to take your MNIRP home at the end of the day on Friday!

 

Luka and the Fire of Life: The rest of chapter 7 and part of chapter 8. The packet is a bit off, but read the pages in order of the numbers! Start with page 170.

Due: Friday 12/17


 Friday 12/17

Take a look at a different spin on a creation story... (optional, but worth it).

 

Redefine the Stairways

Due: Monday 1/3

 

A Sound of Thunder R & A

Due: Monday 1/3

 

Think about which Mock Newbery book you will vote for. Lisa will be coming for her book talk and the vote on Wednesday, January 5th.


 

Week 13: Monday, December 6 - Friday, December 10, 2010


Monday 12/6

 

Haroun and the Sea of Stories #7

Due: Tuesday 12/7

 

RRR: Fourth Topic (Choice)

Due: Tuesday 12/7

 

RRR: Fifth Topic (Choice)

Due: Wednesday 12/8

 

RRR: Map

Due: Wednesday 12/8

 

RRR: Artifact

Due: Thursday 12/9

 

RRR: Sixth Topic (Choice)

Due: Friday 12/10


Tuesday 12/7

 

RRR: Fifth Topic (Choice)

Due: Wednesday 12/8

 

RRR: Map

Due: Wednesday 12/8

 

RRR: Artifact

Due: Thursday 12/9

 

RRR: Sixth Topic (Choice)

Due: Friday 12/10


 Wednesday 12/8

 

RRR: Artifact

Due: Thursday 12/9

 

RRR: Sixth Topic (Choice)

Due: Friday 12/10


 Thursday 12/9

 

RRR: Sixth Topic (Choice)

Due: Friday 12/10

 


Friday 12/10

 

RRR: All Final Edited Chapters

This is the final draft of your RRR, so make you might consider re-reading the directions for the written report (especially the part on the bottom in blue) to help you make sure you have done your best work.

Due: Monday 12/13

 

Ethical Question Paragraph
Due: Monday 12/13

 

Read Letter to Families and Students (about the FoRT) with your family.

Due: Monday 12/13

 

Technology Letter
Due: Monday 12/13

 

MNIRP #3

Due: Friday 12/17


 Week 12: Monday, November 29 - Friday, December 3, 2010


Monday 11/29

Read through Artifact and Map information (please click on the links to read the information about proposals and rubrics on both sites - or look at the sheets given out in class!). Think about how you will use tomorrow's humanities period (more research, writing the History section, or writing your proposals).

Highly recommended: One of the proposals written for homework.
Due: Tuesday 11/30

 

Optional: If you want a signed copy of Haroun and the Sea of Stories or its sequel, Luka and the Fire of Life, fill out this form.

Due: Tuesday 11/30

 

Haroun and the Sea of Stories #5

Due: Wednesday 12/1

 

RRR: History

Due: Wednesday 12/1

 

RRR: General Beliefs

Due: Friday 12/3

 


Tuesday 11/30

Haroun and the Sea of Stories #5

Due: Wednesday 12/1

 

RRR: History

Due: Wednesday 12/1

 

RRR: General Beliefs

Due: Friday 12/3

 


Wednesday 12/1 (Nayantara out, Natalie subs)

 

Haroun and the Sea of Stories #6

Due: Thursday 12/2 

 

RRR: General Beliefs

Due: Friday 12/3

 

Map and artifact are due next week, as well as other written pieces. Click here for other RRR & FoRT due dates!

 


Thursday 12/2 (Nayantara out, Natalie subs)

RRR: General Beliefs

Due: Friday 12/3

Map and artifact are due next week, as well as other written pieces. Click here for other RRR & FoRT due dates!

 


Friday 12/3 (Nayantara out, TBD subs)

RRR: Rules for Living

Due: Monday 12/6

 

RRR: Fourth Topic (Choice)

Due: Tuesday 12/7

 

Map and artifact are due next week, as well as other written pieces. Click here for other RRR & FoRT due dates!


Week 11: Monday, November 22 - Friday, November 26, 2010


Monday 11/22

Get Deities Vocabulary Quiz signed & include corrections in colored pencil or pen (NOT regular pencil!)

Due: Tuesday 11/23

 

Our Family Tree Evolution Reading & Assignment (handed out in school)
Due: Tuesday 11/23

 

Haroun and the Sea of Stories #3 (reading & assignment handed out in school - assignment also on site)

Due: Wednesday 11/24

 

Word Collection #2
Due: Wednesday 11/24

 

MNIRP #3: Project & Book Posting
Due: Wednesday 11/24


 

Tuesday 11/23

RRR Outline/Topic Choices

Due: Wednesday 11/24

 

Haroun and the Sea of Stories #3 (reading & assignment handed out in school - assignment also on site)

Due: Wednesday 11/24

 

Word Collection #2
Due: Wednesday 11/24

 

MNIRP #3: Project & Book Posting
Due: Wednesday 11/24


 

Wednesday 11/24

Haroun and the Sea of Stories #4 (handed out in school - just read it!)

Due: Monday 11/29

 

Ode to ________________
Due: Monday 11/29

 

If you want a signed copy of Haroun and the Sea of Stories or its sequel, Luka and the Fire of Life, fill out this form. This is optional!

Please bring this in by Tuesday 11/30, as I will not be here on the 1st.


You can explore the RRR & FoRT website if you want, but please do not start any work on the project unless you discuss it with me directly.


 

Thursday 11/25 & Friday 11/26

Same as Wednesday


 

Week 10: 11/15-11/19

 

Monday 11/15

Intro to Religion #9 (handed out in school - first two stories + pink chart)

Due: Tuesday 11/16

 

Religion Choices

Due: Tuesday 11/16

 

Intro to Religion #9.25 (ROTW)

Due: Wednesday 11/17

 

Deities Quiz on Wednesday 11/17

Use your flashcards and/or the yellow sheet to help you study!

 

MNIRP #2

Due: Friday 11/19


Tuesday 11/16

Deities Quiz TOMORROW

Use your flashcards and/or the yellow sheet to help you study!

 

Intro to Religion #9.25

Due: Wednesday 11/17

 

Words as Materials (blue sheet handed out in school)
Please write thoughtfully about this topic and keep your responses private.

To refresh your memory: 60 Minutes Interview with Eminem
Due: Wednesday 11/17

 

MNIRP #2

Due: Friday 11/19

 

Return Where the Truth Lies to me this week! Make sure I check you off for having returned it.


Wednesday 11/17

Intro to Religion #9.5 (handed out in school - next three stories + pink chart)

Due: Thursday 11/18

 

Word Collection #1

Due: Thursday 11/18

 

MNIRP #2

Due: Friday 11/19

 

Return Where the Truth Lies to me this week! Make sure I check you off for having returned it.


Thursday 11/18

Haroun and the Sea of Stories #1 (Salman Rushdie)

Due: Friday 11/19

 

MNIRP #2

Due: Friday 11/19

 

Return Where the Truth Lies to me this week! Make sure I check you off for having returned it.


Friday 11/19

Rules for Living

Due: Monday 11/22

 

Haroun and the Sea of Stories #2

Read the section of the story that was handed out in school and complete the assignment (linked above).

Due: Monday 11/22

 

MNIRP #2 Self Assessment (handed out in school)

Due: Monday 11/22

 

Return Where the Truth Lies by Monday or else study hall!

 


 

Week 9: 11/8-11/12


Monday 11/8

Intro to Religion #8 (reading handed out in class!)

Due: Tuesday 11/9

 

The Dreamer #4

Due: Tuesday 11/9

 

Fix errors on Map Exploration # (Political)

Due: Thursday 11/11

 

MNIRP #2

Due: Friday 11/19


Tuesday 11/9

Intro to Religion #8.25 

Due: Wednesday 11/10

 

WTL Memorial HW #1

Due: Wednesday 11/10

 

MNIRP #2

Due: Friday 11/19


Wednesday 11/10
Intro to Religion #8.5 

Due: Thursday 11/11

 

WTL Memorial HW #2

Due: Thursday 11/11

 

Deities Quiz: Wednesday 11/17

 

MNIRP #2

Due: Friday 11/19


Thursday 11/11

WTL Memorial HW #3

Due: Monday 11/15

 

Deities Quiz: Wednesday 11/17

 

MNIRP #2

Due: Friday 11/19


Friday 11/12: No School

HW is the same as Thursday 11/11 


 

Week 8: 11/1 - 11/5

 

Monday 11/1

Intro to Religion #7 (Started in class. Use both packets to complete this assignment.)

Due: Tuesday 11/2

 

Where the Truth Lies: Chapters 19-20-21 Reading & Assignment

Due: Friday 11/5

 

Tuesday 11/2

Religious Leader Research Part 2

Due: Wednesday 11/3

 

Intro to Religion #7.5 (handed out in class)

Due: Thursday 11/4

 

Where the Truth Lies: Chapters 19-20-21 Reading & Assignment

Due: Friday 11/5

 

Wednesday 11/3

Intro to Religion #7.5 (handed out in class on Tuesday)

Due: Thursday 11/4

 

Religious Leader Research Part 3

Due: Thursday 11/4

 

Finish Political Map packet from Wednesday's class.

Click here for maps. Australia will have to wait - sorry!

Due: Friday 11/5

 

Where the Truth Lies: Chapters 19-20-21 Reading & Assignment

Due: Friday 11/5

 

Thursday 11/4

Where the Truth Lies: Chapters 19-20-21 Reading & Assignment

Due: Friday 11/5

 

Intro to Religion #7.75 (handed out in class)

Due: Friday 11/5

 

Finish Political Map packet from Wednesday's class.

Click here for maps. Australia will have to wait - sorry!

Due: Friday 11/5

 

Religious Leader Research Part 4

Due: Monday 11/8

 

Friday 11/5

Religious Leader Research Part 4

Due: Monday 11/8

 

Where the Truth Lies: Chapters 22-23-24 Reading & Assignment

Due: Monday 11/8

 

MNIRP #2 Choice (see comments)

Due: Monday 11/8


 

Week 7: 10/25-10/29

 

Monday 10/25

Intro to Religion #6

Due: Tuesday 10/26

 

Map Exploration #1: Read "Learning About Maps" Packet (handed out in class)

Due: Wednesday 10/27

Make sure to bring this packet with you to class on Wednesday!

 

WTL Reading and Assignment (Chapters 15 & 16)

Due: Thursday 10/28

 

Tuesday 10/26

Map Exploration #1: Read "Learning About Maps" Packet (handed out in class)

Due: Wednesday 10/27

Make sure to bring this packet with you to class on Wednesday!

 

Intro to Religion #6.5
Due: Thursday 10/28

 

WTL Reading and Assignment (Chapters 15 & 16)

Due: Thursday 10/28

 

Wednesday 10/27

Finish last question in the Map Exploration #2 (from class)

Please write in full sentences.
Due: Thursday 10/28

 

Intro to Religion #6.5
Due: Thursday 10/28

 

WTL Reading and Assignment (Chapters 15 & 16)

Due: Thursday 10/28

 

Thursday 10/28: 12:00 PM dismissal for students

WTL Reading and Assignment: Chapters 17 & 18 (handed out in class)

Please do not start this assignment until after we have had class on Thursday 10/28.

Due: Monday 1/1

 

The Dreamer Assignment (handed out in class)

Due: Monday 11/1

 

Map Exploration #3: How Maps Are Made (handed out in class)

Read both sides of the sheet and take notes on the information in the reading.

Due: Monday 11/1

 

Friday 10/29: No school for students

Same as Thursday 10/28 (see above).


 

Week 6: 10/18-10/22

 

Monday 10/18

Intro to Religion #5

Due: Tuesday 10/19

 

WTL Reading & Assignment (Chapter 9)

Due: Wednesday 10/20

 

MNIRP #1

Due: Wednesday 10/20

 

Second Draft of Fridge Writing

Due: Thursday 10/21

 

Tuesday 10/19

WTL Reading & Assignment (Chapter 9)

Due: Wednesday 10/20

 

MNIRP #1

Due: Wednesday 10/20

 

Second Draft of Fridge Writing

Due: Thursday 10/21

 

Wednesday 10/20

MNIRP #1 Self-Assessment (handed out in class)

Due: Thursday 10/21

 

Second Draft of Fridge Writing

Due: Thursday 10/21

 

WTL Reading & Assignment (Chapters 10-12)

Due: Friday 10/22

 

Intro to Religion #5.5

Due: Friday 10/22

 

Thursday

WTL Reading & Assignment (Chapters 10-12)

Due: Friday 10/22

 

Intro to Religion #5.5

Due: Friday 10/22

 

Friday

WTL Reading & Assignment (Chapters 13 & 14)

Due: Monday 10/25

 

Map Projections HW

Due: Monday 10/25

 

Final Draft of Fridge Writing & Illustration

Due: Monday 10/25


 

Week 5: 10/11 - 10/15

 

Monday 10/11: No school for Columbus Day.

Here are the videos we watched in class in regards to Christopher Columbus and Columbus Day, when we were studying holidays.

 

Tuesday 10/12

 

Look in your refrigerator and think about what's in there.

 

Don't keep the door open too long, though!

 

 

*There is no way to check whether or not this assignment has been completed, but it will help you in class tomorrow.

Due: Wednesday 10/13


 

New Zealand & Maori Assignment

Due: Wednesday 10/13

 

Optional: drafts of MNIRP #1 due by 10/13 (one week prior to final due date)

 

MNIRP #1

Due: Wednesday 10/20

 

Wednesday 10/13

Maori and Whales 

Due: Thursday 10/14

 

Watch the Whale Rider trailer here.

Due: Thursday 10/14

 

Writing First Draft (typed! double spaced!)

Due: Friday 10/15

 

WTL Reading & Assignment (Chapters 3-5)

Due: Friday 10/15

 

MNIRP #1

Due: Wednesday 10/20

 

Thursday 10/13

You MUST bring your Where the Truth Lies book with you to class tomorrow!

 

Writing First Draft (typed! double spaced!)

Due: Friday 10/15

 

WTL Reading & Assignment (Chapters 3-5)

Due: Friday 10/15

 

MNIRP #1

Due: Wednesday 10/20

 

Friday 10/15

Whale Rider Assignment

Due: Monday 10/18

 

WTL Reading & Assignment (Chapters 6-8)

Due: Monday 10/18

 

MNIRP #1

Due: Wednesday 10/20


 

Week 4: 10/4 - 10/8

 

Monday 10/4

Don't forget: Tomorrow is photo day!

 

See the Community-Related Homework Page

Due: Tuesday 10/5

 

Optional: drafts of MNIRP #1 due by 10/13 (one week prior to final due date)

 

PACK!

 

Tuesday 10/5

PACK!

 

Wednesday 10/6 - Friday 10/8: CAMP JEWELL

See the Community Related Homework Page

Due: Tuesday 10/12*

*You cannot complete this assignment until after Camp Jewell.

 

Optional: drafts of MNIRP #1 due by 10/13 (one week prior to final due date)


 

Week 3: 9/27-10/1/10

 

Monday

Intro to Religion #4

Due: Tuesday 9/28

 

Continents

Due: Wednesday 9/29

 

Tuesday

Intro to Religion #4.5

Due: Wednesday 9/29

 

Continents

Due: Wednesday 9/29

 

Wednesday

The Dreamer posting *Please do not do this assignment until after school on Wednesday!

Due: Thursday 9/30

 

Journey From a Chinese Orphanage to a Jewish Rite of Passage

Due: Friday 10/1

 

Thursday

Journey From a Chinese Orphanage to a Jewish Rite of Passage

Due: Friday 10/1

 

Friday

*NEW: Finish "Run On Sentences" work from class. Remember to rewrite your corrected sentences on a separate sheet of paper!

Due: Monday 10/4

 

Apache Girl's Rite of Passage

Due: Monday 10/4

 

Intro to Religion #4.75

Due: Monday 10/4

 

Read your Mock Newbery book for at least 30 minutes over the weekend.

Answer Nayantara's NEW question about the Mock Newbery book that you are currently reading here. Please navigate to the link for the particular book you are reading first. You MUST spellcheck your work and write in full sentences.


 

Week 2: 9/20-24/2010

Remember to check the Community section for other assignments.

 

Monday

Sukkah City assignment (click the link and follow ALL directions).

Due: Tuesday 9/21

 

Study for Friday's Geography quiz!

 

Tuesday

Park51 assignment (click the link and follow ALL directions)

Due: Wednesday 9/22

 

Second draft of Intro to Religion #2.5

Make all the edits that are noted on your work. Your second draft must be typed, double-spaced, in 12 point font with the appropriate heading (see above).

Due: Thursday 9/23

 

Study for Friday's Geography quiz!

 

Wednesday

Read Opposition to Places of Worship in America (handed out in class).

Choose two of the five religions mentioned in the reading. Write one paragraph per religion which summarizes that group's experiences with opposition to their places of worship in America.

This assignment MUST be typed. Please include an appropriate heading.

Due: Thursday 9/23

 

Second draft of Intro to Religion #2.5

Due: Thursday 9/23

 

MNIRP #1 Choice

Post the title of the project you will do and the title of the book you will be using for the project.

Choice due: Friday 9/24

Project due: Wednesday 10/20

 

 

Study for Friday's Geography quiz!

 

Thursday

Intro to Religion #3

Due: Friday 9/24

 

MNIRP #1 Choice

Post the title of the project you will do and the title of the book you will be using for the project.

Choice due: Friday 9/24

Project due: Wednesday 10/20

 

Study for Friday's Geography quiz!

 

Friday

Intro to Religion #3.5

Due: Monday 9/27

 

Geography Quiz signed

Due: Monday 9/27

 

Read your Mock Newbery book for at least 30 minutes over the weekend.

Answer Nayantara's NEW question about the Mock Newbery book that you are currently reading here. Please navigate to the link for the particular book you are reading first. You MUST spellcheck your work and write in full sentences.


 

Week 1: 9/13-17/2010

Remember to check the Community section for other assignments.

 

Monday

Intro to Religion #1

Due: Tuesday 9/14

 

Summer Homework Rubric

Due: Friday 9/17

 

Tuesday

Intro to Religion #2

Due: Thursday 9/16

 

Summer Homework Rubric

Due: Friday 9/17

 

Wednesday

Intro to Religion #2

Due: Thursday 9/16

 

Summer Homework Rubric

Due: Friday 9/17

 

Thursday

 Social Studies: Jewish Holy Days (given out in class)

Read the article entitled "Jewish Holy Days." Then, answer the following questions. You may write or type your work, but be sure to include an appropriate heading (see above).

1. Put the holidays mentioned in the reading in chronological order and write a one-sentence summary of each holiday. Hint: there should be four parts to your answer.

2. What is a sukkah? Why are they built?

3. Go to dictionary.com and look up the word "tabernacle." Write down the first two definitions.

4. Watch this video about Sukkot in Israel:

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5. The narrator of the video says "Sukkot reminds us that we are _________________." Fill in the blank. Write the whole sentence in your homework.

Due: Friday 9/17

 

Summer Homework Rubric

Due: Friday 9/17

 

Friday

Intro to Religion #2.5

Due: Monday 9/20

 

Reading Survey

Due: Monday 9/20

 

Read your Mock Newbery book for at least 30 minutes over the weekend.

Answer Nayantara's question about your Mock Newbery book here. Please navigate to the link for the particular book you are reading first. You MUST spellcheck your work and write in full sentences.

 

On Monday we are visiting Sukkah City. Wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate attire. Make sure you get to school on time!

 

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