Monday, October 19, 2009

Agenda: Monday, October 19, 2009

Quote of the Day:  "One man with courage is a majority." - Andrew Jackson

1.  Goal of the Week is due:  1 sentence that describes the goal.  1 sentence that explains how the student will accomplish the goal.  Also a paragraph about last week's goal at the bottom.
2.  Juniors - Will see video clip on MLA Formatting and Plagerism. Video:  Your Writing Not Someone Else's 
Sophomores - Will go to the computer lab to sign up for Road Trip Nation.
3.  Juniors will also look at Martin Luther King, Jr. as our subject of our ACR- AVID College Readiness writing assignment.

We will look at the "I have a Dream" speech and look at Campbell's Six Characteristics of Exceptional Leaders to find evidence of each characteristic.
We are working towards an in class writing assignment that will be a "Friendly Letter" from MLK written by the AVID student.

Watch the MLK "I have a Dream" Speech here
1.  Goal of the Week
2.  Plagiarism videos
3.  First writing assignment, pass it out. Discuss Campbell and MLK and the assignment
4.  Show the I have a dream speech video clip and then read out loud the I have a Dream Speech in class.

Use campbell and the i have a dream speech to determine which parts are showing which characteristic.
Write a sample friendly letter

Fri w/sub
1. Watch the I have a Dream speech
2. Have the students write quietly in class their "Friendly Letter from MLK."

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