Here’s the Serial vocab from today. Write it in your notebook if you didn’t finish today.
ATTORNEY = lawyer
PROSECUTION = the lawyers working for the government. They try to prove the defendant is guilty of a crime
ALIBI = Evidence that someone was elsewhere when a crime occurred
AFFIDAVIT = A written statement that the author swears is true by taking an oath
DISBARRED = A lawyer no longer allowed to practice law
HIJAB = A head wrap worn by Muslims
RAMADAN = Month-long Muslim holiday, observers usually fast during the day
MOSQUE = Muslim house of worship (like a church, synagogue or temple)
BESMIRCHED = To damage someone’s reputation
BOTCH = To ruin a plan
DUPLICITOUS = Deceitful, to trick someone
ANECDOTE = A short, amusing story about a real person or event
Please finishing listening to episode 6 for class on Tuesday.
Here’s the link:
Email me your presentation if you’re using Power Point. Be at Clark at 8:30 tomorrow morning.
Here’s the rubric one more time: SeniorGatewayRubric
Here’s the original gateway planner packet in case you’re still starting from scratch, or are stuck: Gateway planner packet
And here’s the schedule for Monday:
|11:10 – 11:50
Try to check in with your gateway advisor once before the weekend. If your gateway is a power point please email me the file on Sunday night.
Today we mined book 1 of V for Vendetta, the opening of 1984, and what we read of Stanley Milgram’s Obedience experiment for common themes.
Come to class on Thursday with you notebooks full of specific page numbers and quotes, ready to write a short essay linking our three texts.
Tonight, finishing listening to episode 4. If you were in class today we left off with 10:35 to go. Here’s the link: https://serialpodcast.org/season-one/4/inconsistencies
Fill out the sheet with Jay’s inconsistencies as you listen.
Make sure you read through the Milgram “Obedience” reading for Monday. I won’t be checking if you read it but you’re going to fall behind if you don’t.
Remember, annotate as you go. There are annotation tips and the three topics I want you reading for on this power point presentation: OBEDIENCE
Here’s the reading if you don’t have it: Milgram
We’ve been making good progress at senior seminar on Wednesdays. For those of you who can’t make it, I hope you’ve been checking in here or with me about where you’re supposed to be.
By now, here’s what you should have done (at least):
1) Settled on a theme for your presentation (a theme is not one word, nor is it the title of a movie or TV show you like)
2) Given me a notecard with the name of four people whose gateways you absolutely cannot miss
3) Looked over and understand the rubric: SeniorGatewayRubric
Also, each of you has been paired with a UPCS staff member to check in with, and you may be asked to go through your presentation with them once between now and Friday, May 19. Here are the student/teacher pairings:
Here’s links to all the old gateway stuff: