Course Syllabus


Mr. Lewis
Rm 252 & Zoom 

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We will meet:

Wednesdays: 10:20-10:40 am (half-day)
Thursdays: 11:00 - 1:00 pm (Lunch Block) 
Fridays: 11:00 - 1:00 pm (Lunch Block)

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2020 - 2021 SCHEDULE
(if this schedule does not make sense, PLEASE let me know)
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Week 1 (September 16 - 18)
- New year introductions, classes/schedules
- Cohort A & B, Weeks A & B
- Scheduling issues

WEEK 2 (September 21 - 25)
- Wednesday - COIVD Responsibilities & Equity 
Thursday: Descriptive Writing (Prompt- what was the best/worst/most vivid/memorable day or moment of your summer?) Requirements: you cannot use the words: favoritebest, worst, vivid, memorable, etc. Describe the moment, don't tell me about it. 5 -6 sentences. Write in your LC Google Doc.
Friday: IEPs --> what is it? what are the different parts? what makes mine individualized?

Week 3 (September 29 - Oct. 2)
- Wednesday: Hong Kong - The End of Freedom? Upfront Magazine 
- Thursday: Resume Building Part 1
- Friday: Resume Building Part 2

Week 4 (Oct. 5 - 9)
- Wednesday: Stress & Eating (1240 L)
- Thursday: Resume (Katie), Nathalie & Abigale (Exponent Review), Josh (ind. work)
- ALL resume should be in PDF form ( use link to convert for free!
-Friday: Quick Write (situational experiences)

Week 5 (Oct. 13 - 16)
- Thursday: PowerSchool Check (makeup work if necessary)
Federalism & The Federal Negative
- Friday: PowerSchool Check (make-up work if necessary) & Current English Text Review (Maus I, All Souls, Things Fall Apart)

Week 6 (Oct. 19 - 23)
Wednesday: Building Long-Last Habits 
Thursday: LC Quick Write (Abigale, Nathalie & Katie), Josh: Meeting Prep / Delta Math / English.
Friday: Assessment Prep & Organization for Next Week
Josh: Constitution PodcastGraphic Novel, Katie: Math Test (if necessary)
Abigale & Nathalie: Quick Substitution & Elimination Review

Week 7 (Oct. 26 - 30)
Wednesday: Nathalie: 28th Amendment Project check-in, Josh: Constitution Podcast (if needed) & Maus Ch. 4 Quiz, Abigale & Katie: History and English check-in. 
Thursday: Addressing Priorities from Wednesday (half-day)
Nathalie: 28th Amendment & Biology Prep, Abigale: History (Reconstruction) & Biology Plan, Josh: Bio Slide & Math Prep
Friday: Elimination Method & Quadratics (if time)
Abigale: History Reading / Bio plan, Nathalie: Bio, Josh: English graphic novel & History Board Game

Week 8 (Nov. 2 -6) 
Tuesday: HALF DAY: 20-minute catch-up work, 1-on-1 check-ins.
Thursday: MCAS Question of the Day & Long-Term Assignment Planning (break-down). 
Friday: MCAS Question of the Day & All Souls & Things Fall Apart (continued essay work). 

Week 9 (Nov. 9 - 13) 
Wednesday: No School
Thursday: Remote Changes (Have you heard from teachers? Any changes?)
MCAS Question of the Day #3 & Continued long-term planning for assignments
Friday: MCAS Question of the Day #4 & Priority Work 

Week 10 (Nov. 16 - 20) 
Wednesday: Quick Summary of on-going assignments & Upcoming assessments (creating plans for completion)
Thursday: Mid-Semester Reflection on LC Journal (more details on your Google Doc)
On-going assignments and upcoming assessment prep.
Josh: Identifying 2 areas/goals for Math that need further review
Nathalie: 28th Amendment Update (where are we? next steps? what are the current completion expectations?)
Katie: History - ERA Discussion? 
Abigale- History discussion? How are we prepping for it? 
Friday: Mid-Semester Reflection Breakdown (pros & cons, positives, areas of improvement, and how to get there)

Week 11 (Nov. 23 - 25) 
Tuesday: Any final work needed and/or assessment prep.

Week 12 (Dec. 1 - 4) 
Thursday: Studying (class discussion) Pt. 1 - 20/25 min
Josh: English (Panel Analysis) & Math test, Nathalie - 28th Amendment, New Bio Unit?, Katie: 28th Amendment Project intro, Abigale: New History Unit?
Friday: Studying Pt. 2 (20-25 min.) - Beginning at 11:45 am 
Josh - Math test (on canvas) 

Week 13 (Dec. 7 - 11) 
Wednesday: Class will most likely be canceled (I believe I mentioned this on Friday), if you log into Zoom and by 10:25 you have not been let in, use the rest of the time wisely and to your advantage. 
Thursday: Studying 101 assignment
Friday: Josh: Secession Narrative (paraphrase focus with evidence), Abigale: History prep & meeting with Dr. Cacace, Nathalie: 28th Amendment & Biology

Week 14 (Dec. 14 - 18) 
Wednesday: Assessment Due Dates & Check-Ins 
MCAS Question of the Day #5/#6 - Review together 
Friday: Planning out final days of projects and assignments (Biology, English, 28th Amendment, etc.)

Week 16 (Jan. 4 - 8) 
Wednesday-Continued discussion on Studying & Note-Taking
Thursday: MCAS Question of the Day #7, LC Journal Prompt
Abigale: Exponents Rules
Josh: Delta & Secession Narrative
Friday: Follow up to LC Journal Prompt 

Week 17 (Jan. 11 - 15)
PSAT (January 26th)  (Links to an external site.)- Register with this link. 
Wednesday: Half day - Quick clean: email account (should not have tens or hundreds of unread emails, delete them!, Google drive organize)

Thursday: MCAS Question of the Day #8, Planning for long term assignments, LC Prompt reflection (AG)
Friday: Math, Math, Math (Exponents, Factoring, Delta)


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