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2013 - 2014 Courses
Young Chicago Authors Workshops
Spoken Word Workshop
1180 N Milwaukee Ave.
Writing Workshop
Saturdays: 12pm
Tuesdays: 6pm
(www.youngchicagoauthors.org)


9th Grade:
Course
Content
Major Assignments
(exams, projects, portfolios)
Helpful Hints
Extra Credit
Algebra
Honors: Polynomials & Factoring Quadratics

Algebra: Polynomials
Honors:

Problem of the Week due Thursday

Factoring Mini Quiz Thursday

Algebra:

Polynomials Quiz, Part 1 Tuesday

Problem of the Week due Thursday
Please bring calculators every day to class.

Make sure you engrave your name on your calculator and bring it to class everyday.

AP Human Geography
Practice APHG Exam
Practice APHG Exam

Trivia Tuesday and Thursday and
Biology
Microbiology: The Study of Microorganisms
None


Civics
Judicial Branch and Bill of Rights
none


English 1
- Wordiness & Redundancy
- Persuasive Essay
Persuasive Essay - intro & MEL-Cons due Mon, 4/28
-For grammar practice, visit j.mp/MCPgrammarpractice.

-Get your skill sheets here to retake a quiz

Blog website: classpress.com.
N/A
Foundations of Literature
Read 180& Absolutely True Diary
Quiz 1 ATD Thursday
Clear out all of the old materials that you no longer need!
n/a
Foundations of Mathematics
Location and the Coordinate Plane
None
Make Math Fun!
n/a
Math and Reading
Fundamentals
Research for Travel Paper
None
Bring materials from your core classes to study for finals.
n/a
Multicultural Literature
The Bluest Eye pages 81-120
TBE Quiz 2 on Winter - Tuesday, April 22
REMEMBER - Your Vocab in Action is due until the LAST day of class...Keep READING and looking for words

Project READ is in full force. Show the 2016s what the 2017s are made of. Read, read, read!

#WreckTheExplore
Vocab in Action - Earn 3 points per vocab word found in current SSR book - credit given when appropriately completed poster is submitted.
PE
Physical Education and Healthy Living-Developing a Healthy Lifestyle
Fitness Test
Practice push-ups, curl-ups and 1-mile run.

10th Grade:

Course
Content
Major Assignments
(exams, projects, portfolios)
Helpful Hints
Extra Credit
AP Psychology
AP Review
5.3: Social Psychology Quiz Friday
Stay up to date!
I'll be with you on the trip, so feel free to ask me psychology questions!
BUDDY photos
Chemistry
Can Crush Inquiry Lab
Parodies Due Next Monday!
No office hours this week but you can reach out to your teachers individually if you are interested in quiz corrections.
None
Foundations of Mathematics
Speak Eats
None
Pop Quiz on Wednesday!
none
Geometry
SHAPEDY SHAPES
Surface Area and Volume Test on Tuesday April 22nd
Do not forget your calculator! It needs to be engraved. Without it, you will receive LaSalle
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Classwork 88 Cereal Box Project. Worth 30 points. Due Friday, April 25th
Honors Geometry
Congruent Triangles
Mastery Quiz on Thursday (do nows)
Office hours in 708 on TUESDAYS!


Math and Reading Fundamentals 10th
Hunger Games Read Aloud, Travel Blogs, Aretharization, and Write Up
N/A
Bring your questions from your core classes!
Remember the lyrics!
Participation is key!
Bring your "A" game!
PE
Physical Education and Healthy Living-Developing a Healthy Lifestyle
Make sure that you are doing as many push ups and curl ups at home.
Do not forget your P.E. uniform

Performing Arts
The Children Of Willesden Lane
Turning the book into a play.

Performances Tuesday-Thursday!

C.O.W.L. Test on Monday, April 21 (A) and Tuesday, April 22 (B)
Bring your book to class every day this week!

See a play!

Bring me your ticket stub, a paragraph summary, and a paragraph reflection for any play that you see!
World History
Globalization:
The Global Economy
Article of the Week 19 due Friday: 4.25.2014
Mr. Filie's Office Hours in U02:
Monday & Thursday- 4:15-5:15pm
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10 points due EOD Friday!
Email your teacher two paragraphs (one summary and one reflection) regarding the Crash Course video on Imperialism/Colonialism!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alJaltUmrGo&list=PLBDA2E52FB1EF80C9&index=36
World Literature & Honors World Literature
:00
Intro to Things Fall Apart
Reading Chapters 5-7

Honors:

Chapters 5-7
Images of Africa
Review Parallel Structure
Office Hours:
Tuesday ONLY: 4:15- 5:00
Bring your SSR every day!
N/A

11th Grade:

m
Course
Content
Major Assignments
(exams, projects, portfolios)
Helpful Hints
Extra Credit
Algebra 2/Trig
Trigonometry
Unit 5 Test on 4/21 - Right Triangle Trig, Unit Circle, Sine Graphs
Know your unit circle!

Use this for your homework:
http://illuminations.nctm.org/Activity.aspx?id=3589

Use these for additional help with sine graphs:
http://www.touchmathematics.org/topics/trigonometry
http://www.geogebratube.org/student/m20461
3 points per day.
American Literature
Finish Catcher in the Rye
The ACT :-)
Keep up with the reading!
Word Nerd

AP Chemistry
Bonding!
No
Really sit down and think about these ChemActivities! This is your ACT and AP Chem Prep!
Correct any old lab report for 5 EC points. Ongoing.
AP Language & Composition
Green living essay
Final draft due Thursday.
Rough draft of portfolio due Monday, 3/23
None this week.
AP US History
Dropping the Atomic Bomb and the Effects of the War

We are getting down to the wire! Bring your book every day from now on. Its crunch time!

GOOD LUCK ON THE ACT THIS WEEK!!!
N/A
Pre-Calculus
Trig Analysis

Conic Sections.
You know, I'm trying, but I just can't think of anything that big happening this week. Yep. A quiet week.
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Narp.
11th Grade PE and Health
Training for Fitnessgram testing

Bring P.E. uniform everyday, & complete your food journals.
Visit Crossfit site

Physics
Unbalanced Forces
Lab Report is in the editing stage.
Edit that lab report. Be a better you.
Extra Credit is back! See this wiki's junior wiki
page for details.
Spanish
Spanish 1:Tu horario
Spanish 2: la ropa y colores
Spanish 3:
Lectura basica y Sudamerica
Spanish 1:
Examen (A: 4/29, B: 4/28)
Spanish 2:
nada
Spanish 3: Nada
Spanish 1: Practice with flashcards daily! Bring packet and flashcards to class DAILY or earn a lasalle!
Spanish 2: Practiquen con las tarjetas todos los días
Spanish 3: Estudia y practica la guia de estudios
Office Hours Tuesdays 4-5pm

Songs
"Cuenta"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L26jwqF9Zro&list=PL7HJStB5PT9fQ
nrCjBQiaBrYCWcvRtXz-&index=1
"El alfabeto"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inyzVbmfCEA&list=PL7HJStB5PT9fQnr
CjBQiaBrYCWcvRtXz-
&index=5
Spanish 1:
Spanish 2: Due: el 14 de abril (in person or Srta. B's mailbox)
Spanish 3: Exploraciones culturales
US History
Gettin Trippy with the 60s.
Nothing unusual going on this week....
Boa Sorte on the ACT!!!!
Extra Credit: Watch 13 Days and fill out the workshet given out by Mr. Jager and Ms. Broecker and found under Week 31.

Math and Reading Fundamentals 11th


Be prepared for all classes. Make sure to have all your materials.

Bring your questions about classwork and homework from your other classes. Don't forget your SSR book!

11th and 12th Grade Electives


Course
Content
Major Assignments (Exams, projects, portfolios)
Helpful Hints

Extra Credit
Creative Writing
Memoir
Bring your finished memoirs into class each day.
Type your memoirs now, so you don't have to later!

N/A
Engineering
Model Airplanes
Model Airplane EDP
Bring your A game!


Financial Literacy
Business Projects
All business project orders must be in by Friday Jan. 10th.
Start reviewing power point presentations to prepare for finals!

Extra Credit will be reviewed in class.
Legal Studies
Mock Trial!!




Teacher Education
Critical Issues in Education
Finish "Waiting for Superman" and dive deeper in to critics of the movie.


n/a
Yearbook
Muchin Chronicles

2014 Yearbook is COMPLETE
April Newspaper will be complete by: Friday April 18th 2014 "April showers bring May flowers"


“ Journalism justifies its own

existence by the great Darwinian principle of the survival of the

vulgarist. ”

— Oscar Wilde

Zoology
Herpetology - The study of Reptiles and Amphibians
Unit Test will be week after Spring Break.

Frog Calls of IL:
Start listening to these and learning the calls. Quiz will be 3rd week of March.



http://www.habitatproject.org/frogsurvey/chicagoland.html
Fish Tank Set-Up - Friday class time

April 26th Volunteer Project:
-15 Pts Take a picture of the work you did and email Ms. Rouse.
  • Lincoln Park Conservatory
  • Earth Day Habitat Restoration Day!!
  • 2 hours long
Contact
Susan Hammerman
Volunteer Programs Coordinator
phone
phone
(773)883-7275external image call_skype_logo.png(773)883-7275 ext. 1
fax
fax
(773)883-7278external image call_skype_logo.png(773)883-7278
info@lincolnparkconservancy.org

15POINTS: This is different than what we discussed but I think this will be more interesting for you.

All Extra Credit Due no later than the day of the Unit Test. (1 article/unit)

Attached are the expectations.
Use the website below to find an article.


http://blog.nature.org/science/

12th Grade:

Course
Content
Major Assignments
(exams, projects, portfolios)
Helpful Hints
Extra Credit
AP English Literature
Final Road to the AP Test
Senior Capstone Project
Sign-up this week outside my door for the April 29th review session after school!
See syllabus for monthly and quarterly extra credit.

*New: See Week 32 for AP-Prep Extra Credit!
AP Biology
Gene to Protein
Gene to Protein Test
Complete Self Quiz/ Practice test on Mastering Biology.com

AP Calculus
AP Review!
Do your homework.
Persevere, be optimistic,
be curious, and be ferocious!
Does not Exist
Psychology
AP: AP Test Review

GEN: Treatment of Psychological Disorders
AP: Unit 5.3: Social Psychology Quiz Friday
PREZIs next week!!

GEN: Unit 5.2: Treatment of Psychological Disorders Quiz Friday
Stay up to date!

I'll be on the sophomore trip, but feel free to email me psychology questions!
BUDDY photos
AP Spanish
Lectura interpretativa y Sudamerica
Examenes de practica AP.
Secciona y planifica las
lecturas y vocabulario antes
del examen.
No esperes hasta el último momento.
Office Hours Thursdays 4-5pm
AP Spanish Mock Exam Sat. April 26th
Get a permission slip from Mrs. Begres
AP Spanish Literature
Revisa tu guía de estudio
Revisa tu guía de estudio
Secciona y planifica las
lecturas y vocabulario antes
del examen.
No esperes hasta el último momento.
iFest
AP Statistics
Chapter 21
Chapter 21 Quiz Thursday
Take detailed notes. If you
have a big commitment
coming up work ahead!
Come to Office Hours!
Do too much!
AP US Government and Politics
See Syllabus.


Nope.
Pre-Calculus
Series and Sequences!
Do your homework.
Persevere, be optimistic,
be curious, and be ferocious!
Never
Collegiate Seminar (Senior)
Scholarships and Financial Aid
2 Scholarships are due on each day: 2/18, 3/4, and 3/18
(See Wiki for other upcoming due dates!)
Make sure you are working
on scholarship opportunities!
None
Health and Physical Education
Weight Training
Check the wiki page - week #12 to see how we execute the push-up and curl-up.
Stay Hydrated, Tie Your Shoes, Stay Motivated About Team Fit This Year!!
PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE!!!!!!!!
Pre-College Composition
Persepolis and the SRP
See Quarter 4 Calendar
Keep working on Senior Project Due Dates-See Wiki!
April Commentary, See Syllabus
Spanish
Spanish 2:
La ropa y colores
Spanish 4:
Lectura interpretativa y Sudamerica
Spanish 2: nada

Spanish 4: Nada

Songs
"Cuenta"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L26jwqF9Zro&list=PL7HJStB5
PT9fQnrCjBQiaBrYCWcvRtXz-&index=1
"El alfabeto"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=inyzVbmfCEA&list=PL7HJStB
5PT9fQnrCjBQiaBrYCWcvRtXz-&index=5
Spanish 2:
Practiquen con las tarjetas todos los días
Spanish 4:
Secciona y planifica las
lecturas y vocabulario antes
del examen.
No esperes hasta el último momento.
Office Hours Thursdays 4-5pm
Spanish 2: Due el 14 de abril (in person or in Srta. B's mailbox)
Spanish 4:
Exploraciones culturales
Statistics
Data Collection Project
DCP: Data Due Monday 3/24
Final Project Due Friday 3/28
Keep up with the project due dates and make sure to complete the project in full! (Worth 150 pts!!)
Spring Break Extra Credit - Statistics as Art
Due Monday, 4/7
See Week 29 for details.

Other Resources
**Summer 2013 Coursework**
2015 Electives and 2014 Senior Course Catalog for School Year 2013-2014



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