Lesson Plans for Mr. Dave Jackowicz
Winter 2008

Mr. J. may be contacted by phone at 586/574-3171 Ext. 20108
or email at Djackowi@mail.wcs.k12.mi.us


Announcements for parents & students...(April 14, 2008 )

Links to weekly plans...

Lesson plans for the week of April 14, 2008
Lesson plans for the week of April 7, 2008
Lesson plans for the week of March 31 thru April 4, 2008
Lesson plans for the week of March 17, 2008
Lesson plans for the week of March 10, 2008
Lesson plans for the week of March 3, 2008
Lesson plans for the week of February 25, 2008
Week of February 18, 2008...Winter Break. Enjoy your time away!
Lesson plans for the week of February 11, 2008
Lesson plans for the week of February 4, 2008
Lesson plans for the week of January 28, 2008
Lesson plans for the week of January 21, 2008
Lesson plans for the week of January 7, 2008
Archived plans from December 2007
Archived plans from November 2007
Archived plans from October 2007
Archived plans from September 2007
Archived plans from Spring 2007


Resources

English 10
  • Extra-credit project for Spring Break
  • Practice test - Sentences: Part 1
  • Practice test - Sentences: Part 2
  • "Education Ideas" from Granholm State of State- Student responses
  • Finding Sentences - Number 6 - February 4
  • Finding Sentences - Number 7 - February 11
  • Teenage Wasteland (Short Story) Study Questions - Part 1
  • Teenage Wasteland Study Questions - Part 2
  • Personal Response Questions (PRQs/Writing Prompts)
  • Winning Futures E-mail writing assignment
  • Writing & Grammar: Chapter 16 assignment
  • Current Issues
  • Extra credit project for Spring Break - for students trying to improve a failing grade during Spring Break
  • Immigration Packet: Part 2 - Teacher Generated Study Questions
  • Persuasive Writing Activity (4th hour only) - Alcohol Awareness presentation
  • Make-up work and extra credit possibilities CAUTION - This is NOT the info for students trying to improve a failing grade during Spring Break. Any other students are welcome to choose work from here.
  • State of the Union 2008 writing activity
  • Miscellaneous
  • Archived lesson plans from April 2, 2007 - June 1, 2007
  • Helpful Links
  • Visit http://www.protopage.com/wozniakc. An extremely valuable resource for teachers, students & parents. Carrie provides many valuable links for UDL, ELA, MDE, ACT/MME, grammar, writing and others! Check it out!



  • For the week of April 14

    English 10

    Monday

    3rd Hour:
    Section 2 quiz - 6 points
    Complete Section 2 study questions; students who complete section 2 SQs must complete section 1 SQs
    5th hour:
    Section 2 study questions
    6th hour:

    Section 2 study questions

    Tuesday

    3rd Hour:
    Read section 3
    5th hour:
    Read section 3
    6th hour:

    Read section 3

    Wednesday 3rd Hour:
    Section 3 follow-up activities
    5th hour:
    Section 3 follow-up activities
    6th hour:

    Section 3 follow-up activities
    Thursday 3rd Hour:
    Read section 4
    5th hour:
    Read section 4
    6th hour:

    Read section 4
    Friday 3rd Hour:
    Section 4 follow-up activities
    5th hour:
    Section 4 follow-up activities
    6th hour:

    Section 4 follow-up activities

    Current Issues

    Monday

    1st hour:
    Complete text-generated study questions from "Weapons Proliferation"
    Begin additional teacher-designed study reinforcement & development questions
    4th hour:
    Complete text-generated study questions from "Weapons Proliferation"
    Begin additional teacher-designed study reinforcement & development questions

    Tuesday 1st hour:
    Continue & complete all SQs
    4th hour:
    Continue & complete all SQs
    Wednesday

    1st hour:
    TBD
    4th hour:
    TBD

    Thursday 1st hour:
    TBD
    4th hour:
    TBD
    Friday 1st hour:
    TBD
    4th hour:
    Video news notes



    For the week of April 7

    English 10

    Monday

    3rd Hour:
    Begin reading "Of Mice and Men"
    5th hour:
    Begin reading "Of Mice and Men"
    6th hour:

    Begin reading "Of Mice and Men"

    Tuesday

    3rd Hour:
    Continue reading "Of Mice and Men" (complete section 1); Begin section 1 study study questions
    5th hour:
    Continue reading "Of Mice and Men" (complete section 1); Begin section 1 study study questions
    6th hour:

    Continue reading "Of Mice and Men" (complete section 1); Begin section 1 study study questions

    Wednesday 3rd Hour:
    Continue/Complete SQs for section 1 (approx. 30 min); Begin reading section 2
    5th hour:
    Continue/Complete SQs for section 1 (approx. 30 min); Begin reading section 2
    6th hour:

    Continue/Complete SQs for section 1 (approx. 30 min); Begin reading section 2
    Thursday 3rd Hour:
    Complete reading section 2
    5th hour:
    No class - PTC
    6th hour:

    No class - PTC
    Friday 3rd Hour:
    Fill-in review; begin study questions
    5th hour:
    Complete reading section 2/Fill-in quiz - 7 points
    6th hour:

    Complete reading section 2/Fill-in quiz - 6 points

    Current Issues

    Monday

    1st hour:
    Begin reading "Weapons Proliferation"
    4th hour:
    Begin reading "Weapons Proliferation"

    Tuesday 1st hour:
    Continue reading "Weapons Proliferation"
    4th hour:
    Continue reading "Weapons Proliferation"
    Wednesday

    1st hour:
    Complete reading with supplemental article re: UN Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
    4th hour:
    Complete reading with supplemental article re: UN Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Thursday 1st hour:
    Begin text-generated study questions
    4th hour:
    No class - PTC
    Friday 1st hour:
    Video news notes (15)
    4th hour:
    Begin text-generated study questions




    For the week of March 31 through April 4

    English 10

    Monday

    3/31
    Intro to Writing Activity - "Spring Break"
    Includes The Writing Process

    Tuesday

    4/1 <SUBSTITUTE - PM only >
    Writing Activity - "Spring Break"
    Includes The Writing Process

    Wednesday 4/2
    Writing Activity - "Spring Break"
    Includes The Writing Process
    Thursday 4/3
    Writing Activity - "Spring Break"
    Includes The Writing Process
    Friday 4/4
    Hours 5 and 6 only: (1/2 day - records day)
    Classroom business

    Current Issues

    Monday

    3/31
    View Fox "Hannity's America" w/ notes

    Tuesday 4/1 <SUBSTITUTE - 4th hour only>
    1st hour:

    Computer Lab: Immigration project wrap up OR Crime and Society Internet activity
    4th hour:
    View Fox "Hannity & Colmes" w/ notes
    Wednesday

    4/2
    1st hour:
    Computer Lab: Immigration project wrap up OR Crime and Society Internet activity
    4th hour:
    Computer Lab: Immigration project wrap up OR Crime and Society Internet activity

    Thursday 4/3
    1st hour:
    Computer Lab: Immigration project wrap up OR Crime and Society Internet activity
    4th hour:
    Computer Lab: Immigration project wrap up OR Crime and Society Internet activity
    Friday 4/4
    1st hour:
    No classs - 1/2 day - records day
    4th hour:
    Computer Lab: Immigration project wrap up OR Crime and Society Internet activity




    For the week of March 17 through March 20

    English 10

    Monday

    3/17
    3rd Hour:
    Literature Activity "The Bet"
    5th hour:
    Literature Activity "The Bet"
    6th hour:

    Literature Activity "The Bet"

    Tuesday

    3/18
    3rd Hour:
    Literature Activity "The Bet"
    5th hour:
    Literature Activity "The Bet"
    6th hour:

    Literature Activity "The Bet"

    Wednesday 3/19
    3rd hour:
    Literature Activity "The Bet"
    5th hour:
    Literature Activity "The Bet"
    6th hour:

    Literature Activity "The Bet"
    Thursday 3/20
    3rd Hour:

    Literature Activity "The Bet"
    5th & 6th hours:
    No 5th & 6th hour sessions. AM classes only due to early dismissal for Spring break
    Friday

    3/21
    No school - Spring Break!


    Current Issues

    Monday

    3/17
    *****

    Tuesday 3/18
    *****
    Wednesday

    3/19
    1st hour:
    *****
    4th hour:
    *****

    Thursday 3/20
    1st hour:
    *****
    4th hour:
    *****
    Friday 3/21
    No school - Spring Break!





    For the week of March 10 through March 14

    English 10

    Monday

    3/10
    3rd Hour:
    Part 1 - Compose your own paragraphs (4)/Compose 1-2-3-2-3-1 paragraphs
    5th hour:
    Part 2 - Teacher modeling of paragraph writing process
    6th hour:

    Part 1 - Compose your own paragraphs (4)/Compose 1-2-3-2-3-1 paragraphs

    Tuesday

    3/11
    ACT/MME testing: Juniors & senior retakes only attend

    Wednesday 3/12
    3rd hour:
    No 3rd hour session. PM classes only due to ACT/MME testing
    5th hour:
    Part 3 - Continue with further compose your own paragraphs (4)/Compose 1-2-3-2-3-1 paragraphs
    6th hour:

    Part 2 - Teacher modeling of paragraph writing process
    Thursday 3/13
    3rd Hour:

    Part 2 - Teacher modeling of paragraph writing process
    5th & 6th hours:
    No 5th & 6th hour sessions. AM classes only due to MME/ACT testing
    Friday 3/14 <SUBSTITUTE>
    All Hours:
    Personal Response Questions (PRQs) - 4 items to be completed

    Current Issues

    Monday

    3/10
    Project activity put on hold
    Begin reading next topic TBD

    Tuesday 3/11
    ACT/MME testing: Juniors & senior retakes only attend
    Wednesday

    3/12
    1st hour:
    No class due to ACT/MME testing (PM schedule only)
    4th hour:
    Continue reading selection with notes.

    Thursday 3/13
    1st hour:
    Continue reading selection with notes.
    4th hour:
    No class due to ACT/MME testing (AM schedule only)
    Friday 3/14 (SUBSTITUTE>
    Complete reading (if necessary) OR Begin supplemental activities OR Video news notes OR Immigration video notes




    For the week of March 3 through March 7

    English 10

    Monday

    3/3
    3rd Hour:
    Complete TNTK (20-25min)/PPT 1-2-3-2-3-1 Method / all hour for SQS due to other projector use
    5th & 6th hours:
    Indep/Group Work re: sentence order #s 2,3,4

    Tuesday

    3/4
    3rd Hour:
    Intro to 123231/practice PK paragraph
    5th & 6th hours:
    Indep/Group Work re: sentence order #s 2,3,4

    Wednesday 3/5 No school - Snow day!
    Thursday 3/6
    3rd Hour:

    Indep/Group Work re: sentence order #s 2,3,4
    5th & 6th hours:
    ELMO presentation of correct order/Student corrections/Complete TNTK for early finishers
    Friday 3/7
    3rd Hour:
    1/2 of session complete "paragraph order needs fixing"/second half of session teacher ELMO presentation of correct order
    5th Hour:
    Compose your own paragraphs (4)/Compose 1-2-3-2-3-1 paragraphs
    6th hour:
    Intramural volleyball tournament

    Current Issues

    Monday

    3/3 Continue project (focus on writing activity)

    Tuesday 3/4 Continue project (focus on writing activity)
    Wednesday 3/5 No school - Snow day!
    Thursday 3/6 Misc/Housekeeping (4 articles/man-on street/topic selection/igp)
    Friday 3/7 Macomb Daily: Free Read (20) + World-Famous newspaper assignment




    For the week of February 25 through February 29

    English 10

    Monday

    2/25
    3rd Hour:
    Test - Sentences (see February 15th prior to winter break)
    5th & 6th hours:
    Read "The No-Talent Kid" By Kurt Vonnegut (thru p. 8a)

    Tuesday

    2/26
    3rd Hour:
    Read "The No-Talent Kid" By Kurt Vonnegut (thru p. 8a)
    5th & 6th hours:
    Continue "The No-Talent Kid" (thru end)/Begin Study Questions

    Wednesday 2/27
    3rd Hour:
    Continue "The No-Talent Kid" (thru end)/ Did NOT begin Study Questions due to 15 students out for WF meeting and late start in reading
    5th & 6th hours:
    Continue Study Questions
    Thursday 2/28
    3rd Hour:
    Begin Study Questions
    5th & 6th hours:
    Complete Study Questions
    Friday 2/29
    3rd Hour:
    Continue Study Questions (TBC on Monday, March 3)
    5th & 6th hours:
    Paragraph Writing - PowerPoint presentation on the 1-2-3-2-3-1 method/Rewrite Phil Keaggy paragraph #1 in proper order

    Current Issues

    Monday

    2/25 "The Price We Pay" vid w/ nts/Immigration test - Sample history & government questions

    Tuesday 2/26 Complete vid (no nts)/Article "Day labs"
    Wednesday 2/27 Clinton-Obama debate (no notes)
    Thursday 2/28 Begin immigration project (Computer lab)
    Friday 2/29 Continue immigration project (Computer lab)




    For the week of February 11 through February 15

    English 10

    Monday

    2/11 Test info/Finding(&writing) sentences #7. See resources.

    Tuesday

    2/12 ELMO presentation re: Sub-Pred & Sent types

    Wednesday 2/13 Practical writing application: View Gov. Granholm State of tate speech w/ detailed notes. Students write 3-paragraph (minimum) response that includes original thinking and items from the speech. See resources.
    Thursday 2/14 Practice test...see Friday. See resources.
    Friday 2/15
    3rd Hour:
    No class today due to all-school Alcohol Awareness seminar
    5th & 6th Hours: <Substitute>
    Test - Sentences: Types, Finding Sentences & Subject-Predicate

    Current Issues

    Monday

    2/11 Immigration Unit: Pre test/Paragraph/Text material

    Tuesday 2/12 Continue reading packet w/ detailed notes
    Wednesday 2/13 Complete reading material with detailed notes
    Thursday 2/14 Begin study questions - text generated material
    Friday 2/15 Continue/Complete SQs
    Begin Teacher-generated SQs/Assign HMWK
    4th hour only: Persuasive Writing (30 min limit) re: Alcohol Awareness presentation




    For the week of February 4 through February 8

    English 10

    Monday

    Integrade Pro grade reports to all classes
    Finding Sentences: Number 6 in the series

    Tuesday

    Correct Finding sentences w/ follow-up activity - sentence types & fragments
    Teacher-directed note taking activity

    Wednesday Short story - TBD
    Subject & Predicate identification; students expand subjects & predicates with added DETAIL of 25 sentences.
    Thursday Short story - TBD
    Sample PRQs: Teacher modeling and student practice
    Friday 3rd Hour:
    Continue with Subject & Predicate
    5th & 6th Hours: <Substitute>
    Personal Response Questions (PRQs)

    Current Issues

    Monday

    Integrade Pro grade reports to all classes
    Introductory
    Governor Granholm State of the State video w/ notes

    Tuesday

    Continue & complete State of the State address

    Wednesday Practical application of Mr. J.'s World-famous government chart
    & student interaction with newspaper editorial article concerning the call to raise the student dropout age to 18
    Thursday Newspaper current issues &/or internet activity concerning Republican & Democratic candidates' positions
    Friday Newspaper current issues
    4th Hour: <Substitute>
    Video news notes




    For the week of January 28 through February 1

    English 10

    Monday

    Reread "Teenage Wasteland"/Discussion & Begin study questions

    Tuesday

    Continue study questions for Teenage Wasteland

    Wednesday Continue/Complete study questions for Teenage Wasteland
    Thursday MME/ACT writing activity
    Friday MME/ACT writing activity

    Current Issues

    Monday

    Republican Presidential pre-primary debate from Florida

    Tuesday

    The President of the United States -State of the Union speech 2008; including Constitutional background from Article II; note taking required

    Wednesday Continue State of the Union speech 2008; note taking required
    Thursday Continue/Complete State of the Union speech 2008; note taking required
    Friday Review & practical application of Mr. J.'s world-famous government chart



    For the week of January 21 through 25

    English 10

    Monday

    Martin Luther King Jr. holiday - No school

    Tuesday

    Introductory: Course syllabus, grading policy & procedures, etc.
    Assign <homework> outside of class: writing activity re: last semester
    Begin assessments: Writing, Grammar & Punctuation, Reading

    Wednesday Continue assessments: Writing, Grammar & Punctuation, Reading
    Thursday Continue assessments: Writing, Grammar & Punctuation, Reading
    Friday TBD

    Current Issues

    Monday

    Martin Luther King Jr. holiday - No school

    Tuesday

    Introductory: Course syllabus, grading policy & procedures, etc.
    MLK Jr. - Students hear and view speech
    Distribute Core Democratic Values packet and Detroit Free Press MLK info quotation article
    Video segments from "Voices of Civil Rights" DVD
    Current Issues Quiz #1

    Wednesday Complete Tuesday's activities
    Thursday Mr. J.'s World-Famous Government Chart - Levels & Branches
    Friday Mr. J.'s World-Famous Government Chart - Levels & Branches




    For the week of January 7 through 11

    Lit to Film
    Monday Video prep and viewing: "Freedom Writers"
    Tuesday <SUBSTITUTE> Video day 2
    Wednesday

    <SUBSTITUTE> Students attend Winning Futures

    Thursday Complete video & video follow-up activities
    Friday Video follow-up activities


    English 10

    Monday

    Continue and complete ACT intro packet

    Tuesday

    <SUBSTITUTE> All classes complete 4 PRQs

    Wednesday 3rd Hour:
    <SUBSTITUTE> Students attend Winning Futures
    5th & 6th Hours:
    <SUBSTITUTE> Classes complete 4 PRQs
    Thursday Sentence writing activities
    Friday TBD

    American History

    Monday

    Continue text reading material

    Tuesday

    <SUBSTITUTE> Study questions

    Wednesday <SUBSTITUTE> Study questions
    Thursday PLC writing activity: The "body" paragraphs of a persuasive essay
    Friday PLC writing activity: The "body" paragraphs of a persuasive essay



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