Assignment Timeline

  • Daily agendas with class activities are posted with the newest on top.  Scroll down for earlier days.  Announcements for the good of the group will also be on the right side of the page.  All classwork, assignments, and documents can be found on the Teams pages.


    September 24

    Bell Ringer: Why do you think art – in all its forms – is necessary for a society to thrive?

    Class Activities:  Unit 2 OverviewDiscussion - What are the different forms of art, and how are they reflective of or influential to society?

    Class Work: Argument Activity, Video and Discussion – Jordan Peterson: Why Do You Need Art In Your Life? (see Overview ppt for discussion questions)

    Homework: Read and annotate “Why Should We Fund The Arts?”  Complete the SOAPSTone argument analysis sheet (linked under Useful Documents on the top of the page.)

     

    September 16

    Bell Ringer:  What are two ways that protest can be effective in creating lasting social change?

    Class Activities: Review and Clarify argumentation terminology: conclusion, resolution, solution

    Assignments: Written Response:  Why do you think there has been little to no change in public policy despite the size and strength of the NFL players’ protests?

    Homework: print the article “Do Protests Work?” Read and annotate.

    • Identify the argument made in the article
    • Circle the claims made in support of the argument
    • Highlight specific evidence.
    • Note the counterclaim and rebuttal.

     

    September 10 

    Bell Ringer: 3,2,1 – Identify three things you know about writing arguments,  two aspects of argument writing at which you are proficient, and one skill you think could use improvement

    Class Activities: 

    • Review and Clarify argumentation terminology, including claims, sub-claims (reasons), and evidence
    • Discuss unit 1 over arching question: IS PROTEST EFFECTIVE FOR INSTIGATING SOCIAL CHANGE?

    Assignments:

    • Watch CNN vid, “Do Protests Actually Work?”
    • Read “The Perilous Fight
    • What aspects of the NFL’s “Perilous Fight” protests are effective? Why do you think so? Why do you think there has been little to no change in public policy despite the size and strength of the NFL players’ protests?

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    September 8

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    September 3

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    September 1

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    August  27

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    August  25

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