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Stovall/Farrow/McMurray - Jr. Theme: Stovall/McMurray Calendar

Name____________________________________             American Studies Junior Theme Calendar

April 2017

 

Major Due Dates

Checklist

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

 
  • 4/10: I-Search Pre-Writing on Google Classroom
     

  • 4/12: 5 Scrible Annotations on Google Classroom
     

  • 4/18:  Complete Outline due on Google Classroom
     

  • 4/20: Complete rough draft on Turnitin.com (No late credit)
     

  • 4/24 by 11:59pm:  FORMAL DRAFT on Turnitin.com
     

  • 4/25: Final I-Search Reflection Submitted to Google Classroom
     

  • 5/7 by 11:59pm: JUNIOR THEME FINAL PAPER Submitted to Turnitin.com

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Preparation for the Junior Theme

 

Socratic Seminar Fishbowl Discussion:  “The American Dream”

SAT

No Class  

Intro to Junior Theme Prompt and Packet

  • Topic Preview

  • Brainstorm #1-2
    (p. 5-6 in packet)

Mini-Lesson: Annotation Tools in Scrible

  • Annotate Sample Source

  • Topic Conferences

Weekend HW:

I-Search Pre-Writing on Google Classroom by 8am Monday

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Due: I-Search Pre-writing


 

3rd:  Mini-Lesson:  Intro to Databases

  • Find and annotate two database articles and tag in your scrible library

4th:  Mini-Lesson:  Case Study Examples

  • Find and annotate an article that includes a case study and tag in your scrible library

Due: Three Scribled Articles  


 

3rd: Mini-Lesson:  Analyzing Quantitative Data

  • Find and annotate an article that includes quantitative data and tag in your scrible library

4th: Annotation Workshop

  • Minimum 5 total sources annotated…

Due: All Scrible Annotations


 

3rd: Mini-Lesson: THESIS

  • Create provisional THESIS STATEMENT

(Additional Research if needed)

4th:  Current Events Activity

  • Thesis Conferences

Due: Provisional thesis statement


 

3rd - Mini-Lesson:  Outlining with Scrible Writer

  • Type outline of Intro

4th: Mini-Lesson: Outlining Concession & Refutation

  • Complete outline of first body paragraph

 

Good Friday Observed

 

NO SCHOOL

Weekend HW:  

First two paragraphs of Outline complete

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3rd: Mini-Lesson:  Outlining Main Claim Paragraphs

(Case Study Focus)

  • Complete outline of two more body paragraphs

4th Mini-Lesson:  Outlining Main Claim Paragraphs

  • (Quantitative Data Focus)

  • Finish Outline

Due: Finished Outline


 

Drafting Workshop

  • Use your outline to generate a typed draft

  • Goal: 1 typed page

Drafting, Cont:

  • Use your outline to type a draft

  • Goal: 3 typed pages

Final Drafting Day:

  • Use your outline to type a draft

  • Minimum 4 pages that represent all outline components.

Submit to Turnitin.com

 

Peer Review on Turnitin.com

Weekend HW:  

Review Peer Review comments and work on draft.

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Mini-Lesson:  Style & MLA Revisions Workshop

 

FORMAL DRAFT DUE ON TURNITIN.com by 11:59pm: Minimum 4 pages + Works Cited

Post-research I-Search

 

Final I-Search Reflection to Google Classroom

Conferences

Conferences

Conferences

Weekend HW:

Work related to Native Son

Note:  Deadlines will be adhered to strictly.  If you are absent, it is your responsibility to check the calendar and Google Classroom to keep up. For special circumstances, you must arrange a conference with me to determine accommodations.  
 

While most of your work will be officially submitted online for completion points and feedback,  you will also receive signatures in your research packet and here on your calendar for completing work expected of you in class during each workshop.