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Ms. Henderson's ACT Prep

9/5/12

1.  Review of the Democratic National Convention

2.  Article:  Who Changes The Economy?

9/4/12

1.  ACT Question of The Day

2.  Review of the Republican National Convention

8/31/12

1.  Grade Practice Test

8/30/12

1.  Practice Test

8/29/12

1.  ACT Question of The Day

2.  Timed Reading

3.  QuickWrite

8/28/12

1.  ACT Question of The Day

2.  Reading Test - 10 Minutes

3.  Review

8/27/12

1.  Weekly Record

2.  Individual Reading

3.  Conferences

8/24/12

1.  Weekly Record

2.  Current Events Article

3.  Class Discussion

8/23/12

1.  Bellwork

2.  D.E.A.R. Day

3.  QuickWrite

8/22/12

1.  Grade Practice Tests

2.  Review Scores

3.  Talk About The Test

8/21/12

1.  Bellwork

2.  Practice Test

8/20/12

1.  Weekly Record

2.  Individual Reading

3.  Quickwrite:  Summarize what you read

8/17/12

1.  Bellwork

2.  What is an active reader?

3.  Share current events articles

8/16/12

1.  Bellwork

2.  Individual Reading

8/15/12

1.  Bellwork

2.  Review ACT Scores.  What area did you expect to do well in and what area did you actually perform best in?  Which area was most difficult for you?  What do you need to work on to improve your ACT score this year?

3.  Individual reading

Homework:

1.  Find a news article and bring it to class.  Be prepared to share and discuss your article.

Objectives:

1.  Identify personal learning goals

8/14/12

1.  Bellwork:  It's sometimes incredibly boring to listen to other people talk about their dreams, but always incredibly fun to talk at length about your own.  Well, now's your chance: Describe your most terrifying nightmare, your recurring dream, and the dream you wish had been real.

2.  Complete Intelligence Inventory

8/13/12

1.  Bellwork: 

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  once said,

"Everyone has the power for greatness, not for fame, but greatness, because greatness is determined by service."

Do you agree that everyone has the potential for greatness?  Maybe you think servicing others isn't what makes someone great; if that's the case, what do you think are the qualifying features of greatness?

2.  Introductions and Course Overview

3.  Intelligence Inventory

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