How can current events impact human behavior? What defined success? What defines the human experience? 

             ◊ Students will be able to analyze a complex text to determine perception vs reality affects human behavior.

           ◊ Students will be able to identify and use correct grammar (a variety of what we have learned so far).

             ◊ Students will be able to find meanings of the vocabulary words in context; connotation and the use of diction            effect of the tone and meaning of the text.

          ◊ Students will be able to find the main idea and the central idea in a complex text.

          ◊ Students will be able to analyze how an author's choice to create mystery, tension, or surprise.

          ◊ Students will be able to deconstruct, revise, and rewrite essays.  


    Topics of Study

        ◊ Perception vs Reality; Defining Success

        ◊ Human Behavior

        ◊ Human Experience


    Important information



    01/29 - 3 weeks exam




       Agenda for Week

          ◊ Monday - 10 minutes Independent Reading; Anticipation Guide for LTB; Discuss/whiteboard stances.

         ◊ Tuesday - Reading project; Edulastic; review for 3-weeks assessment.

         ◊ Wednesday - 3 Weeks assessment.

         ◊ Thursday - Reading Project; Membean; Letter to Birmingham wrap up/intro to activism

         ◊ Friday -  Reading project; Membean; begin discussion to writing essays and Introductions. 


          ◊ My tutoring days are Thursday afternoon from 3:45 to 4:40.  I am available every morning before school for tutoring as well.  Other arrangements after school may be made by contacting me via email. kristine.wetzel@gulfportschools.org


    "You are only as good as you allow yourself to be!" - Anonymous