English IV (Bauer Sections)

Class Code: 
Eng IV Hon (184401H)
Class Room: 
221 & 231
Class Period: 
A & C

Currently, students are completing two major projects.  One is an original research project looking at some aspect of selective enrollment schools.  This is a collaborative project.  The second project is independent and the topic is generated by the student.


Selective Enrollment Video Narrative

Click the link for the cover sheet http://bit.ly/XfDfFa and rubric http://bit.ly/WsmQzO.  You must be signed into your CPS google account to view these items.


If you are a parent you can "request access" by clicking the the blue "share" button.  All Google docs are originally shared within CPS only.


Due Date: 
Thu, 02/14/2013
Key Ideas of Marx Summary


  1. Please summarize "D" sections (including a restriction & illustration).
  2. Write a 20 word GIST summary of the entire "Key Ideas of Marx" (sections A - D).
  3. Read the Marx comic and revise your answer to "Why is milk cheaper than gold?"


Due Date: 
Thu, 02/07/2013
India Summary

Please prepare a summary for your article tomorrow.  You will be responsible for sharing information to three other peers during class.  The summary your write can be in paragraph form and it should include a Topic, Restrictions, and Illustrations.

Due Date: 
Fri, 02/08/2013
Reading & Quiz


 First - have a great weekend! Second - don't forget that the video narratives are due Thursday, 2/14 Third - Please read to page 36 and take notes following the dialectical notebook format.  There will be a quiz over this material on Monday. Notes for the dialectical notebook are below: ​ Dialectical Notebook - The White Tiger

Due Date: 
Mon, 02/11/2013
White Tiger Reading for Thursday 2/14/13

Please read to page 53 for Thursday.  I expect you to take notes while you read in the form of a dialectical notebook.  If you prefer to use sticky notes and write questions and responses that is okay too.  Again, attached is the guidelines for taking notes.​ Dialectical Notebook - The White Tiger​PS I will include the Quiz #2 question in a follow up website post.

Due Date: 
Thu, 02/14/2013
Quiz #2 Question

This will be done in class, but it is a "heads up" for those of you that check the website and/or email.

 pp. 37-53 Quiz

Due Date: 
Thu, 02/14/2013
White Tiger Reading

Read to page 86

Due Date: 
Mon, 02/18/2013
White Tiger Project

Students - you will have time to work in class, but please consider reading outside of class in order to work on the project and receive feedback within class.


Choose a project to complete from the 103 choices.  Read and take notes from pages 87 - 117.

Due Date: 
Fri, 02/22/2013
Reading for Monday

Please read The White Tiger pages 118 - 145.

Due Date: 
Mon, 02/25/2013
White Tiger Reading for Thursday 2/28/13
  • Read 146 - 166 for Thursday.  
  • Create QAR questions for every 2 pages (10 sections of questions; 40 total questions and answers)
  • Link to QAR presentation: http://bit.ly/ZuWwUH
Due Date: 
Thu, 02/28/2013
White Tiger Reading and Hotseat Resources


 Please finish The White Tiger by Wednesday.  Tomorrow you will have all class to read.  Wednesday we will begin group work for the hotseat. What's a hotseat?  Check out the resources below: ​ Hotseat GRASPS​​ Hotseat Rubric​​ White Tiger Hot Seat​Thanks, Mr. Bauer

Due Date: 
Wed, 03/06/2013
Answering Your Research Question

Please watch this video by Thursday May 25th.



Due Date: 
Thu, 04/25/2013
Response Due 5.17.13

Read the following commentary and write a 250 word response.  http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/category/draft/



Due Date: 
Fri, 05/17/2013