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Course Description


Western Thought

Western Thought focuses on European ideas and communication from the rise of Greek Rationalism through Modernism.  This course is the perfect companion to the Eastern Thought & World Understanding, or as a stand alone in conjunction with another English elective in the 11th grade.  Course work includes the reading of classic literature, written communication, discussion, oral presentation and standardized assessments for MME preparation.

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Assignments


Friday        February 23, 2018

1. Khan Academy 

Thursday   February 22, 2018

1. Khan Academy 

Wednesday February 21, 2018

1. No Class - Winter Break

Tuesday       February 20, 2018

1. No Class - Winter Break

Monday       February 19, 2018

1. No Class- Winter Break

Friday               February 16, 2018

1. Silent Reading
2. Complete Vocabular 1 Quiz
3. Watch video- "Troy"
4. Complete Video Guide Questions

Thursday          February 15, 2018

1. Silent Reading
2  Complete Journal 2 - Identify one quality of an Epic Hero and explain how it applies to 
    Achilles (5-7 sentences)
3. Finish Guided Reading Questions from Book 1 of The Iliad
4. Complete Vocabulary Review p. 8
5. Vocabulary 1 Quiz on Friday

Wednesday        February 14, 2018

1. Silent Reading
2. Review Vocabulary 1 Definitions from last week
3. Review Guided Video Questions from Monday's viewing
4. Watch "Troy"
5. Complete Video Guide Questions 

Tuesday             February 13, 2018

1. Collected Introduction to The Iliad on p. 360-362 notes (packet)
2. Silent Reading
3. Read Book 1 of The Iliad
4. Complete Guided Reading Questions - due Thursday

Monday             February 12, 2018

1. Collected weekly Learning Targets from last week
2. Silent Reading
3. Read the Introduction to The Iliad on p. 360-362 and complete notes (packet) - due 
    Tuesday at the beginning of the hour
4. Video - "Troy"
5. Start "Troy" Viewing Guide

Friday                February 9, 2018

1. No Class

Thursday           February 8, 2018

1. Complete Journal 1 - Write a one paragraph (5-7 sentences) summary about the
    book you are reading for Silent Reading.  Pass to two other people to respond to.

Wednesday         February 7, 2018
       
1. Collected Vocabulary 1 Definitions
2. Silent Reading
3. Complete Timeline Assignment - due today
4. Computer Lab Survey at 1:05

Tuesday               February 6, 2018


1. Collected Signed Class / Department Policies - due today
2. Silent Reading
3. Finish reading "Introduction to Greek Literature" p. 347-359
4. Finish Guided Reading Questions - due today
5. Complete Vocabulary 1 Definitions  - due Wednesday

Monday               February 5, 2018

1. No Class

Friday                 February 2, 2018

1. Collected Signed Class / Department Policies - due Monday
2. Collected "Using Your Textbook Effectively" p. R1
3. Silent Reading
4. Notes on "What is an Epic?"
5. Start reading "Introduction to Greek Literature" p. 347-359 and completed Guided
    Reading Questions
    *Finish in class on Monday
6. Turn in weekly Learning Target

Thursday            February 1, 2018

1. Collected Signed Class / Department Policies - due Monday
2. Finish Personal Narrative / Print / Turn In Today
3. Complete "Using Your Textbook Effectively" p. R1 - due Friday
4. Select Silent Reading Book

Wednesday         January 31, 2018

1. Discuss Department and Class Policies - due Monday
2. Complete Pre-Test
3. Start Personal Narrative Assignment - due Thursday
4. Silent Reading

Tuesday              January 30, 2018


1. Review Learning Targets
2.Complete "Establishing Class Expectations for Success" #5-6 / print/ due today
3. Silent Reading

Monday              January 29, 2018

1. Introduce Class / Learning Targets / Silent Reading / Sign up for Remind
2. Start on "Class Expectations for Success" Questions #1-4

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Extra Credit



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