Presentation on theme: "Monday, January 9, 2012 Grab a new Frank from the stool Check in with Frank Rubric Research Methods Culture Project Check out with Frank Learning."— Presentation transcript:
Monday, January 9, 2012 Grab a new Frank from the stool Check in with Frank Rubric Research Methods Culture Project Check out with Frank Learning Target: I can explain how human populations may change because of factors such as war in the present day. Bellringer: Create two analogies comparing the United States to Europe.
Project Schedule Monday: Citation Rules, Research Methods & Research from books Tuesday: Language Usage MAP Testing Wednesday: ½ Research and begin putting together culture show and two ways to present Thursday: Work on culture show and presentations Weekend: Work on presentations Tuesday: Put finishing touches on presentations Wednesday: Present Projects
MLA Citation: Books Lastname, First name. Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. Medium of Publication. Henley, Patricia. The Hummingbird House. Denver: MacMurray, Print. Gillespie, Paula, and Neal Lerner. The Allyn and Bacon Guide to Peer Tutoring. Boston: Allyn, Print.
MLA Citation: Online Sources Editor, author, or compiler name (if available). Name of Site. Version number. Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site (sponsor or publisher), date of resource creation (if available). Medium of publication. Date of access. The Purdue OWL Family of Sites. The Writing Lab and OWL at Purdue and Purdue U, Web. 23 Apr
Research Methods Primarily, use books, encyclopedias Acceptable websites include: CIA World Factbook: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world- factbook/ https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world- factbook/ Nationsonline.org: Ducksters: Europa:
Essential Questions for Europe Unit How do the cultures of Europe compare to each other and to North American cultures? What historical, cultural, and economic factors that have led to the formation of the European Union? How have the changes in population impacted countries in Europe?
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 Check in with Frank Take a book with you MAP Test: Language Usage Learning Target: I can display mastery on the MAP Test. Bellringer: What are you MAP goals? What will you do to achieve those goals?
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 Check in with Frank Laptop Rules Work on Culture Project Homework: Language Distribution Exercise Learning Target: I can compare present day economic systems. Bellringer: What is the difference between a good online source and a bad one?
Laptop Rules 1. Only the person who has signed out the laptop is allowed to use it 2. Only one person in your group is allowed to sign out a laptop 3. Only go to the approved websites 4. You may use any programs already on the laptops such as any Microsoft Office programs 5. Let me know immediately if you notice there are missing keys or if the laptop does not work 6. Treat the laptop with with respect
Research Expectations Conversation Level: No higher than a Level 2 Help: Raise your hand if you need help Activity: Use the books to research your country Movement: You may get up to sharpen your pencil Participation: Every member of your group must help with research
Thursday, January 12, 2012 Check in with Frank Place homework on stool Work on Culture Projects: Presentations Learning Target: I can explain how customs define specific groups may result in unique perspectives. Bellringer: How does culture make countries unique?
Project Expectations Conversation Level: No higher than a Level 2 Help: Raise your hand if you need help Activity: Use your new knowledge and create presentations about your country Movement: You may get up to sharpen your pencil Participation: Every member of your group must help with the creation of your presentation items