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Sept. 15, 2012

Lesson Plan - Medieval History (11th) - Week 6

from:Youngblood, Peter

to:Medieval History, Medieval History Section 2

MONDAY, 09/17

Objective: Finish Lecture: Constantine: The Turning Point

Homework: Read and summarize first part of Handout #5

 

WEDNESDAY, 09/19

Objective: Lecture: The New Role of the Church in the Empire

Homework: Finish reading and summarize Handout #5

Sept. 11, 2012

American History Assignments

from:Roberts, Kevin

to:All Students

For classes on Wednesday, September 12, and Friday, September 14: Be sure that you have completed A Student's Guide to U.S. History.

For Monday, September 17: work on take-home essay.

Wednesday, September 19: take-home essay due.

Sept. 10, 2012

Organs on Microchips

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Chemistry Section 2

Here's a link to listen to the story I mentioned in class about organs being built on microchips. Enjoy.

http://www.npr.org/2012/07/27/157489675/building-organs-on-one-microchip-at-a-time

Sept. 10, 2012

Week of 9/10-9/14

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Advanced Math 1

Tuesday, September, 11

Lesson 5.1: Functions (2)

Objectives

  1. Review function notation.
  2. Apply function notation to quantitative relations

Key Concepts
functions, function notation

Homework

  • Exercise 5.1: all
  • Exercise 5.2: 1 (a-f)

Thursday, September, 13

Lesson 5.2: Graph of a Function

Objectives

  1. Introduce domain and range
  2. Apply function notation to quantitative relations

Key Concepts
domain, range

Homework
Exercise 5.2: all

Sept. 10, 2012

Week of 9/10-9/14

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Advanced Math 2

Tuesday, September, 11

Lesson 7.1: Trigonometrical Ratios of an Obtuse Angle (cont.)

Objectives

  1. Define and use sin, cos, and tan on coordinate plane
  2. Express trig functions for obtuse angles in terms of trig functions

Key Concepts
trig functions, angles, radians

Homework
Exercise 7.2: 1 (all), 2 (all)

Thursday, September, 13

Lesson 7.2: Cosine Rule

Objectives

  1. Define and use sin, cos, and tan on coordinate plane
  2. Express trig functions for obtuse angles in terms of trig functions
  3. Solving problems using cosine rule

Key Concepts
cosine rule

Homework
Exercise 7.2: 1-2

 

Sept. 10, 2012

Pre-Algebra

from:Richard, Barrett

to:Math-7

Monday:  Go over practice test on the order of operations and arithmetic involving intergers.

Homework:  Study for test on Wednesday

 

Wednesday:  Test on the order of operations and arithmetic involving intergers.

Sept. 10, 2012

Geometry

from:Richard, Barrett

to:Geometry

Tuesday:  Go over sample test on the properties of lines, triangles, and polygons.

Homework:  Study for test on Thursday

 

Thursday:  Test on the properties of lines, triangles and polygons.

Sept. 09, 2012

Lesson Plan for Week of Sept. 10

from:Akers, Kory

to:Algebra 2

Tuesday, September, 11

Objectives:
1- Review of Algebraic Expressions


Key Concepts:
factorize
simplify
terms
Methods
Coaching
In-class exercises

Homework:
Study guide for test Thursday

 

Thursday, September, 13

Objectives:
1- Test on Indicies

Sept. 08, 2012

Week of 9/10-9/14

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Chemistry

Monday, September, 10

Lesson 1.2: Chemistry Far and Wide
 

Objectives

  1. Identify some areas of research affected by chemistry.
  2. Describe some examples of research in chemistry
  3. Distinguish between macroscopic and microscopic views
     

Key Concepts
scope of chemistry

Homework

  • Analytically Read Section 1.4
  • Answer Key Concepts and Vocabulary

 

Wednesday, September, 12

Lesson 1.4: Problem Solving in Chemistry
 

Objectives

  1. Identify two general steps in problem solving.
  2. Describe three steps for solving numeric problems.
  3. Describe two steps for conceptual problems.

Key Concepts
quantitative problem solving, conceptual problem solving

Homework

  • Work on study guide
  • STUDY

 

Friday, September, 14

Review for Test

Sept. 08, 2012

Week of 9/10-9/14

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Chemistry Section 2

Tuesday, September, 11

Introduction to Scientific Thinking: Formal Definition of Chemistry

Objectives

  1. Identify some areas of research affected by chemistry.
  2. Describe some examples of research in chemistry
  3. Distinguish between macroscopic and microscopic views

Key Concepts
scope of chemistry

Homework

  • Analytically Read Section 1.4
  • Answer Key Concepts, Know vocabulary

Thursday, September, 13

Lesson 1.4: Problem Solving in Chemistry

Objectives

  1. Describe general approach to problem solving.
  2. Identify three steps for solving quantitative problems.
  3. Identify two steps for solving conceptual problems.

Key Concepts
quantitative problem solving, conceptual problem solving

Homework
Prepare study guide for chapter test 1

Sept. 08, 2012

Lesson Plan - Theology III (11th) - Week 5

from:Youngblood, Peter

to:Theology III

TUESDAY, 09/11

Objective:
Lecture: What is the Soul?

Homework:
Read selection from Summa, I. 77; summarize

 

THURSDAY, 09/13

Objective:
Lecture: The Distinction of Powers in the Soul
Homework:
Finish Summa, I. 77; summarize

Sept. 08, 2012

Lesson Plan - Ancient History (9th) - Week 5

from:Youngblood, Peter

to:Ancient History

MONDAY, 09/10

Objective:
Lecture: The Agricultural Revolution and the Rise of the City

Homework:

  • Read handout from Dawson’s Progress and Religion
  • One Paragraph Summary.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 09/12

Objective:
Lecture: Religion and the Rise of the City

Homework:
Summarize through page 5 of Textbook


FRIDAY, 09/14

Objective:
Lecture: The River Valley Civilizations: Mesopotamia

Sept. 08, 2012

Lesson Plan - Ancient Literature (9th) - Week 5

from:Youngblood, Peter

to:Ancient Literature

TUESDAY, 09/11

Objective: Reading: The Epic of Gilgamesh, Tablets 1-2

Homework: Summarize in one paragraph Tablets 1-2

 

THURSDAY, 09/13

Objective: Reading: Gilgamesh, Tablets 2-3

Homework: Summarize in one paragraph Tablets 3-6

 

Sept. 08, 2012

Lesson Plan - Medieval History (10th) - Week 5

from:Youngblood, Peter

to:Medieval History

MONDAY, 09/10

Objective: Lecture: On The Character of the Roman Empire

Homework:

  • Read handout from Marta Sordi’s The Christians and the Roman Empire
  • Summarize reading
  • Prepare at least one discussion question from the text.

WEDNESDAY, 09/12

Objective: Lecture: On the Character of the Church

Homework: **CHANGED** : On a blank map of Europe, draw/color in the territories of the Franks, Allemanni, and the Goths during or around the 3rd century.

 

FRIDAY, 09/14

Objective: Finish lecture on the Character of the Church

 

Sept. 08, 2012

Lesson Plan - Medieval History (11th) - Week 5

from:Youngblood, Peter

to:Medieval History, Medieval History Section 2

MONDAY, 09/10

Objective: Lecture: On The Character of the Roman Empire

Homework:

  • Read handout from Marta Sordi’s The Christians and the Roman Empire
  • Summarize reading
  • Prepare at least one discussion question from the text.

WEDNESDAY, 09/12

Objective: Lecture: On the Character of the Church

FRIDAY, 09/14

Objective: Finish lecture on the Character of the Church

 

Sept. 07, 2012

Week of 9/10-9/14

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Biology

Monday, September, 10

Introduction to Scientific Thinking: How Scientists Work

Objectives

  1. Describe how scientists test hypotheses.
  2. Explain how a scientific theory develops.

Key Concepts
principle, inference

Homework

  • Analytically Read Section 1-3
  • Define Vocabulary & Answer Section Assessment Questions
  • Complete Worksheet

Wednesday, September, 12

Introduction to Scientific Thinking: Formal Definition of Biology
 

Objectives

  1. Describe some characteristics of living things.
  2. Explain how life can be studied at different levels.

Key Concepts
characteristics of living things, levels of organization

Homework

  • Analytically Read Section 1-4
  • Vocab and Section Assessment
  • Complete Worksheet 

Friday, September, 14

 

Studying Life (cont.)

Objectives

  1. Describe some characteristics of living things.
  2. Explain how life can be studied at different levels.

Key Concepts

characteristics of living things, levels of organization

Homework

  • Analytically Read Section 1-4
  • Vocab and Section Assessment

 

 

 

Sept. 07, 2012

Week of 9/10-9/14

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Earth Science

Monday, September, 10

Lesson 1.2: A View of Earth (Formal Definition of Earth Science)

Objectives

  1. Describe Earth's four major spheres.
  2. Differentiate Among the three parts of the geosphere.
  3. State the value of the theory of plate tectonics.

Key Concepts
Earth's four spheres, plate tectonics

Homework

  • Complete worksheet
  • Analytically Read Section 1.4
  • Vocabulary and Key Concepts Section 1.4

Wednesday, September, 12

Lesson 1.4: Earth System Science (1)
 

Objectives

  1. Describe the primary goal of Earth system science and define the term system.
  2. Describe Earth's two major sources of energy.

Key Concepts
system, energy

Homework

  • Complete worksheet
  • Key Word Outline Reading Checkpoints

Friday, September, 14

Lesson 1.4: Earth System Science (2)

Objectives

  1. Explain how humans affect Earth's systems.
  2. Distinguish between renewable and nonrenewable resources.

Key Concepts
system, energy

Homework

  • Complete Workseet
  • Study for Chapter 1 Test

Sept. 07, 2012

Lesson Plans: Latin IV Sept. 10-14

from:Trosclair, Nick

to:Latin IV

Lessons Plans: Latin IV; Sept. 10-14

Tuesday: Word of the Week, Symbolum, Colloquium Review, Lecture and Practice: Deponent Verbs, Homework: Reading Lessons 1 and 2 of Chpt. 16, Ex.1-7
Thursday: Symbolum, Practice: English to Latin, Reading Lesson 3 and Colloquium V, Homework: Re-read chapter and complete ex. 8-12 and study for Vocabulary Quiz.
 

Sept. 07, 2012

Lesson Plans: Latin II Sept. 10-14

from:Trosclair, Nick

to:Latin II

Lesson Plans: Latin II Sept. 10-14

Monday: Test: Capitulum Duodecimum
Wednesday: Word of the week; Reading Lesson 1 Chpt 13 and Colloquium V; Grammar 5th Declension; Practice translation from English to Latin: Finish Ex. 1-4
Friday: Warm-up; Superlatives and Divisions of the Month; Practice translating from English to Latin; Homework: Read Lesson 2 and 3 and study vocabulary
 

Sept. 07, 2012

Lesson Plans Lesson III Sept. 10-14

from:Trosclair, Nick

to:Latin III

Lesson Plans: Latin III: Sept. 10-14

Tuesday: Word of the Week and Symbolum; Grammar: Personal Pronouns and Being Verbs; Reading Lesson 1 of Chapter 15 and Colloquium V; Practice translating from English to Latin; Homework: Read lesson 1 again and complete ex. 1-3
Thursday: Review Personal Pronouns and Present Tense; Grammar: Relfexive in Indirect Speech and Convenit; Translating from English to Latin; Reading Lesson 2 and Colloquium VI; Homework: Ex. 4-6.
 

Sept. 07, 2012

Lesson Plans: Latin I Sept. 10-14

from:Trosclair, Nick

to:Latin I

Lesson Plans: Lain I Sept. 10-14

Monday: Test: Capitulum Primum

Wednesday: Go over test, Pater Noster, Word of the Week, Grammar: the Genitive Case; Read lesson 1 of chapter 2 and Colloquium V;  Practice translating from English to Latin; Ex. 1-4; Homework: Read Lesson 1 and complete Ex. 1-4
 

Friday: Symbolum and Word of the Week; Reviewing the declensions and the 3 cases: Nom., Gen., and Acc.; Homework: Read Lesson 2 and complete exercises 5-9
 

Sept. 07, 2012

Lessons Plans: Theology IV Sept. 10-14

from:Trosclair, Nick

to:Theology IV

Week 4: Sept. 10-14

Monday: Warm-Up: Act and Potency, Lecture: The Hylemorphic Principle and the Four Causes, Reading Lagrange: Homework: Answer questions from Lagrange’s article.
Wednesday: Questions for Test; Lecture: 4 Causes and their Principles, Homework: Article by St. Thomas on Existence and Essence.
Friday: Tests: Questions provided on Wednesday
 

Sept. 05, 2012

Week of 9/3-9/7

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Biology

Wednesday, September, 5
Introduction to Scientific Thinking: Scientific Inference in Biology


Objectives

  1. Describe how scientists test hypotheses
  2. Compare and Contrast hypothesis, theory, law

 

Key Concepts

hypothesis
theory
law

Homework

  • (In lab journal) Use the seven stages of scientific to describe Redi's experiment in section 1-2
  • Analytically Read Section 1-2
  • Complete Vocabulary and Section Assessment

 

Sept. 05, 2012

Week of 9/3-9/7

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Earth Science

Wednesday, September, 5
Introduction to Scientific Thinking: Scientific Inference in Earth Science


Objectives

  1. Identify and Describe Earth's Major Spheres
  2. Explain Theory of Plate Tectonics

Key Concepts
Earth's Major Spheres
Plate Tectonics

Homework

  • Analytically Read Section 1.2
  • Define Vocabulary
  • Section Assessment

Sept. 05, 2012

Week of 9/3-9/7

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Chemistry

Wednesday, September, 5
Introduction to Scientific Thinking: Scientific Inference

Objectives

  1. Define Principle
  2. Explain the two types of inference
  3. Describe the process of inference in natural science

Key Concepts
Stages of Scientific Inference

Homework

  • Analytically Read Section 1.2
  • Define Vocabulary
  • Answer Section Assessment Questions

Sept. 05, 2012

Week of 9/3-9/7

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Advanced Math 1

Tuesday, September, 4

Introduction to Functions and Variation

Objectives

  1. Identify Functions as Quantitative Abstraction of Change
  2. Introduce Function Notation

Key Concepts

change
functions

Homework
Exercise 5.1: 1-7

 

Thursday, September, 6


Lesson 5.1: Functions (1)

Objectives

  1. Review function notation.
  2. Apply function notation to quantitative relations
  3. Apply function notation to inverse relations

Key Concepts
function notation

Homework
Exercise 5.1: 7-12

Friday, September, 7

Lesson 5.2: Graph of a Function

Objectives

  1. Introduce domain and range
  2. Apply functions and their graphs to problems

Key Concepts
domain
range

Homework
Exercise 5.2: 1 (a-f)

Sept. 05, 2012

Week of 9/3-9/7

from:Albarado, Kyle

to:Advanced Math 2

Tuesday, September, 4

Lesson 7.1: Trigonometrical Ratios of an Obtuse Angle

Objectives

  1. Define and use sin, cos, and tan on coordinate plane
  2. Express trig functions for obtuse angles in terms of trig functions

Key Concepts
trigonmentric functions

Homework
Exercise 7.1: 1-3

Thursday, September, 6

Lesson 7.1: Trigonometrical Ratios of an Obtuse Angle (2)

Objectives

  1. Define and use sin, cos, and tan on coordinate plane
  2. Express trig functions for obtuse angles in terms of trig functions

Key Concepts
trigonmentric functions, obtuse angles

Homework

  • Analytically Read Great Books handout
  • Outline key concepts from reading

Friday, September, 7

Foundations of Trigonometry

Objectives

  1. Disucss great ideas from reading

Key Concepts
trigonometry

Homework
Write five paragraph response paper (respond to the reading and seminar: what did the author say, do you agree or disagree, is it true)

Sept. 05, 2012

Lesson Plan - Ancient History (9th) - Week 4

from:Youngblood, Peter

to:Ancient History

WEDNESDAY, 09/05

Objective:  Lecture: Man and the City

Homework:  Summarize pp. 3-5 of Textbook

Sept. 05, 2012

Lesson Plan - Medieval History (10th) - Week 4

from:Youngblood, Peter

to:Medieval History

WEDNESDAY, 09/05

Objective:  Lecture: New Religion in an Old Empire

Homework:

  • Read handout from Dawson’s The Making of Europe
  • Write a 1 paragraph (3-5 sentences) summary

Sept. 05, 2012

Lesson Plan - Medieval History (11th) - Week 4

from:Youngblood, Peter

to:Medieval History, Medieval History Section 2

WEDNESDAY, 09/05

Objective:  Lecture: New Religion in an Old Empire

Homework:

  • Read handout from Dawson’s The Making of Europe
  • Write a 1 paragraph (3-5 sentences) summary

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