Thursday, January 21, 2021

Day 62

Objective:  The students will use this period (and whatever else time they need) to research their paper in order to start writing Part 2 and 3 on Monday.

 1.  Roll in GC

2.  Research your topic.  Find info for past and 2020.

1)  Use the internet to find sources for your info.  Remember you need facts about your subject for the Background/History Section as well as the 2020 Section.

2)  I will help find things for you too.  Just let me know what your topic is.  

3)  When you find good info, either print the article OR open a new doc and copy and paste the good info onto the doc.  Make sure you also copy the URL so that you can use that info for the works cited page. 

Example:  Dr. Fauci

Source:  National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Title:   "Anthony S. Fauci, MD., NIAID Director"

URL:  https://www.niaid.nih.gov/about/director

Date:  January 19, 2121

Dr. Fauci was appointed Director of NIAID in 1984. He oversees an extensive research portfolio of basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose, and treat established infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, respiratory infections, diarrheal diseases, tuberculosis and malaria as well as emerging diseases such as Ebola and Zika. NIAID also supports research on transplantation and immune-related illnesses, including autoimmune disorders, asthma and allergies. The NIAID budget for fiscal year 2020 is an estimated $5.9 billion.

Dr. Fauci has advised six Presidents on HIV/AIDS and many other domestic and global health issues. He was one of the principal architects of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), a program that has saved millions of lives throughout the developing world.

 

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Day 61

Objective:  The students will Peer Edit another student's Anecdotal Intro.

 

ROLL IN GC

1.  Share your intro with the student that you are assigned to edit.

2.  Edit paper.  Do NOT be a "friend" and do not be lazy.  Help them out.  Point out TRUTHFULLY if it is not good.  Mark all of their errors with a highlighter.  At the bottom of the paper, make suggestions as to how they can make it better.

a) Make sure header and heading are correct.  

b)  Make sure spacing is correct (especially between the title and the start of the paper, and in between paragraphs.

c)  If it is too short.  It's not good.

d)  If it is one long paragraph, it is not good!

e)  If it doesn't have a thesis at the end, it is wrong.  Make sure the thesis is CAPS for the Person of the Year (or Event of the Year, or Whatever of the Year).

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Day 60

Objective:  The students will begin their research into their subject.

ROLL IN GC

Hello 2nd and 4th Periods.

Since I don't want to get ahead of Periods 1 and 5, today we will not peer edit the intro.  I will give 50 points today for you having in in, but we will have partners tomorrow and you will edit papers then.

1.  Use the internet to find sources for your info.  Remember you need facts about your subject for the Background/History Section as well as the 2020 Section.

2.  I will help find things for you too.  Just let me know what your topic is.  

3.  When you find good info, either print the article OR open a new doc and copy and paste the good info onto the doc.  Make sure you also copy the URL so that you can use that info for the works cited page. 

Example:  Dr. Fauci

Source:  National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Title:   "Anthony S. Fauci, MD., NIAID Director"

URL:  https://www.niaid.nih.gov/about/director

Date:  January 19, 2121

Dr. Fauci was appointed Director of NIAID in 1984. He oversees an extensive research portfolio of basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose, and treat established infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, respiratory infections, diarrheal diseases, tuberculosis and malaria as well as emerging diseases such as Ebola and Zika. NIAID also supports research on transplantation and immune-related illnesses, including autoimmune disorders, asthma and allergies. The NIAID budget for fiscal year 2020 is an estimated $5.9 billion.

Dr. Fauci has advised six Presidents on HIV/AIDS and many other domestic and global health issues. He was one of the principal architects of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), a program that has saved millions of lives throughout the developing world.

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Day 59

Objective:  The students will see a new way to write an intro to an essay or research paper.  Then they will write their own for their research paper.

Here is the recording of the class if you were absent.  You need to watch it if you were absent and do the assignment so that you do not fall behind.



1.  Roll in GC

2.  Research Paper Page Set Up.

a)  Open a new doc.

b)  Name it 2020 Research Paper

c)  Set up Heading and Header.  IMPORTANT:  Make sure the heading is NOT in the header.  It should only show up on the first page.

d)  Set up Double Spacing.

e)  Center a title on the first line.  It should be 2020 Peron of the Year (or People, or Event, or Application, etc)

3.  Discuss the sample:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jVv2lI1NAx1CFWa-M6Z4fWXPJQF2oM3p_xt0BGQ20mI/edit?usp=sharing

4.  Write your own.  Due at the END of Independent Time TODAY.  50 points or no points.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Day 58

 

Objective:  The students will discuss their CHOSEN outside reading book and POTENTIAL subject for the Research Paper.

1.  Roll in GC

2.  Discuss book and research topic.

Begin Research:  You will need THREE RELIABLE sources.

You will need info for:

1)  History/Background Section of Paper

2)  2020 Info that section of the paper.

I would find good source.  Copy and paste all important info into a Google Doc.  Then print it.  I would read it and highlight for easy use by using a color code system:  See above.

Monday, January 11, 2021

Day 57

 Objective:  The students will discuss the requirements for the research paper.

 Roll in GC please.

1.  Period 1 and 5:  Let's fix the last assignment that I screwed up...

2.  Research paper discussion.  I placed the prompt in your GC.

3.  By Wednesday:  I need for you to have a Topic for your research paper.

Possible searches: 

Person of the Year

Event of the Year

2020 Timeline of Events

Athlete of the Year

And so on

Thursday, January 07, 2021

Day 56

 Objective:  The students will read analyze a nonfiction piece.

1.  Roll Quiz in GC

2.  WP #1 (New Packet)

3.  Man in the Water assignment.  Read and complete the questions and writing.