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Juniors (Grade 11) Activities

Select a section below to see specific optional enrichment activities.
The activities are divided by class subject.

CA Collections and Close Reader

“Food Product Design” from Fast Food Nation

  • Read and Respond
    • Read author information on page 351
    • Read pages 359-368
    • Respond: Using the Collaborative Discussion prompt on page 368, write out your thoughts in preparation for a discussion.
      • If able, use Google hangouts to have the discussion with peers.
  • Analyze the Text
    • Read “Determine Author’s Purpose” and “Analyze Language: 
    • Analyzing the Text page 370 #1-7 
      • Note: Responses should be in complete responses and restate key concepts/words from the question.

From The Jungle

  • Read, Respond, and Analyze
    • Read pages 352-355
    • Respond: Using the Collaborative Discussion prompt on page 355, write out your thoughts in preparation for a discussion.
      • If able, use Google hangouts to have the discussion with peers.
    • Analyzing the Text page 357 #1 and 5
      • Note: Responses should be in complete responses and restate key concepts/words from the question.
         
  • Selection Performance Task -- Writing Activity: News Articles (page 357)
    • Complete numbers 1 and 2. 
      • If able, use Google hangouts to have the discussion with peers.


Compare Texts: from The Jungle and “Food Product Design” (p.372)

  1. Read “Determine Author’s Purpose”
  2. Analyzing the Text: Select 3 of the 4 questions. 
    • Responses should be in complete responses and restate key concepts/words from the question.
    • Refer to the glossary in the back of the text for clarification on figurative language.

Chapter 22: Obama and Beyond
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  1. Read pages 782-791 textbook and complete pages 536-541 in your Inquiry Journal. You may also want to watch the following video by signing into McGraw-Hill: 
    Video: The Election of 2008
     
  2. Read pages 792-797 in your textbook and complete pages 542-547 in your Inquiry Journal. You may also want to watch the following video by signing into McGraw-Hill: 
    Video: Escalating the Conflict in Afghanistan
     
  3. Read pages 802-808 in your textbook and complete pages 548-553 in your Inquiry Journal. You may also want to watch the following video by signing into McGraw-Hill: 
    Video: Obama's Domestic Policy Challenges
     
  4. Read pages 809-814 in your textbook and complete pages 554-559 in your Inquiry Journal. You may also want to watch the following video by signing into McGraw-Hill: 
    Video: Gerrymandering
    Video: The Electoral College
     
  5. Read pages 815-821 in your textbook and complete pages 560-565 in your Inquiry Journal. You may also want to watch the following video by signing into McGraw-Hill: 
    Video: Congressional Budget Office
     
  6. Read pages 822-823 and answer the questions at the bottom of each page on your own piece of paper

Read: p. 698-706

  • Do: Inquiry activity p. 699; Reviewing Concepts, Critical Thinking, and Writing in Science p. 706

Read p. 707-714

  • Do: Reviewing Concepts, Critical Thinking, and Writing in Science p. 714

Read: 715-721

  • Do: Reviewing Concepts, Critical Thinking, and Writing in Science p. 721

Science Extended Enrichment

Read p. 1031-1035

  • Do: Key Concepts, Critical Thinking Inferring, Descriptive Writing p. 1035

Read: p. 1036-1042

  • Do: Key Concepts, Critical Thinking Inferring, Descriptive Writing p. 1035

Read: p. 1042-1047

  • Do: Key Concepts, Critical Thinking Inferring, Descriptive Writing p. 1047

Read: 1048-1054

  • Do: Key Concepts, Critical Thinking Inferring, Descriptive Writing p. 1054

Keep a daily log of your physical fitness activities; OR, research a sport or leisure activity that you want to learn more about.

Write a report or create a project on this topic.

Read for at least 30 min each day.

Activities Optional

Students will not be graded, penalized, or held accountable for optional enrichment activities provided during this time of school closures; all offerings are optional.