The Other Side of the Sky

posted Apr 15, 2013, 3:37 AM by Naomi Kirchner   [ updated Apr 17, 2013, 3:27 AM ]
Media Literacy Activity:

1. Using reputable news sources, find an article from 2000-present day about Afghanistan. 
2. Read the article carefully. 
3. Find at least three terms/ideas/concepts that you need clarification on.  Look up each of these concepts, using a variety of reputable souces.  Do not just look up three terms-- rather, really investigate the overall ideas using newspapers, magazines, and scholarly articles.
4. Create a visual web of these ideas with the article.
5. Summarize the article and be prepared to share it.
 
Helpful souces from the GCPS Research Library:

 

 
 
Due Tuesday, April 16 at the end of second period.
 
Anticpation Guide:
 
1. Please respond thoughtfully to the attached Anticipation Guide.  Be prepared to discuss your ideas on Wednesday, April 17.
 
Reading Schedule:

Third period: you will have even days to work on your projects.  Odd days, we will discuss The Other Side of the Sky and work to prepare for your final.

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Media Literacy Activity

 

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Discuss Anticipation Guide

 

Be ready to discuss Prologue and Gondola 3rd

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Initial Group Proposal Due

 

Be ready to discuss When I was very little and Going to School

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Be ready to discuss The Shortcut, Alone in Germany, and Back Home

 

LA Benchmark

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Be ready to discuss Losing my Family, Escape from Afghanistan and Living as a Refugee

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Be ready to discuss Talking to God, Making the List, and Sojourn in Islamabad

 

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1        4 hours

             

Be ready to discuss the end of the book.

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Science Performance Final

 

6      4 hours

           

LA Performance Final

 

 

7       2 hours

 

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        Gas Laws Test

9       4 hours

 

TOSotS/Memoir Test

10     2 hours

 

 

13    2 hours

 

Project 6 Due

14    4 hours

 

 

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Chem County Final

 

Datties Night

 

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Review for Final

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Review for Final

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EXAMS

 

 

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EXAMS

 

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EXAMS

 

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Naomi Kirchner,
Apr 15, 2013, 4:29 AM
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