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Tuesday, May 3

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    4/29
    Debrief from Yale. Read poems.
    4/28
    Yale Art Gallery with poem.
    Schedule and assignment:
    9:45: Arrive at Yale and enter museum.
    10:00: Students divided into three groups for one-hour tour of American art with the theme of the American Idea.
    11:00-12:00: Lunch on your own. Please do not venture too far away from the museum. Check maps for local restaurants. Enjoy.
    12:00: Meet back in main lobby of museum. At this point you will report to your assigned artwork. You are to write a poem about your chosen selection.
    The poem will be read with a friend either videotaping you and the artwork or just the artwork with your voiceover. Use no flash photography. Give yourself enough
    time to compose, revise, and read your poem.
    In your journals please use the following model, as written yesterday in class:
    Title of artwork
    1) "As I look today..."
    2) a color
    3)
    4) a shape
    5) a verb
    6) a verb
    7)
    8)
    9) "inside"
    10)
    11)
    12) "outside"
    13)
    14) "shadow"
    15)
    16) "light"
    17) "road"
    18)
    19) "home"
    20)
    21) "And then..."
    22)
    23)
    24)
    Include these lines or variations of these lines:
    Walt Whitman line:"Look’d up in perfect silence at the stars."
    Emily Dickinson line:
    "And sings the tune without the words"
    1:00: Meet out front and board bus back to Morgan.
    4/27
    American Painting.
    4/26
    American Painting
    4/25
    Painting and art week unit.
    4/18-22
    Vacation

    Gatsby projects:
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Monday, April 11

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    Gatsby projects:
    summary, themes, object, poem, song,
    3 lines and significance
    4/11
    chapter 7 due.
    4/8
    chapters 5, 6
    continue junior portfolio
    4/7
    junior portfolio
    4/6
    chapters 1, 2, 3 due
    4/5
    introduce The Great Gatsby

    3/22
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Tuesday, March 22

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    3/18
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Saturday, March 19

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    Finish drafting first five pages of research.
    3/17
    research writing.
    3/16
    evaluating sources quiz
    3/15
    introductory paragraph

    3/9-3/11
    Turning cards to draft.
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Monday, March 14

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Tuesday, March 8

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Thursday, March 3

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Tuesday, March 1

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    SAT practice:
    College Board - FREE Online Study Guide (PDFs)
    __https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/inside-the-test/study-guide-students__
    ======College Board - Daily Practice App (Allows you to scan & grade practice tests)
    https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/practice/daily-practice-app
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    College Board - Full Length Practice Tests
    https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/practice/full-length-practice-tests
    Khan Academy - Tips & Planning (Videos)
    https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/new-sat/new-sat-tips-planning
    Khan Academy - New SAT Website
    https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/new-sat

    2/25
    SAT practice
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