Semester Overview

Grade 9
Academic Year 2018/2019

 
G9 Cover

English

Karen Suksabai

 

Term 1

 

Week Objective Keywords
1 Introductory week

·         Classroom rules and expectations

·         Student Introductions

·         Student profiles

·         Set up LINE groups and Google Classroom

·         Journaling skills and how to use grading rubric

·         Introduction to the novel – Coraline

 

2 Unit 1, Reading 1in textbook

·         Prep work in book

·         Reading comprehension

·         Special focus on key words, academic words, order of adjectives, spelling, and preview as a reader

·         Review and Practice Writing

 

Reading/activities for Coraline

 

Climate

Customs

Irrigate

Natural resources

Nomads

Tribe

Affects

Available

Environment

Region

3 Unit 1, Reading 2 in textbook

·         Prep work in book

·         Reading comprehension

·         Special focus on literary terms, academic words, sequence words, and analyse historical content

·         Review and Practice Writing

 

Reading/activities for Coraline

Plot

Conflict

Achieved

Attitudes

Discrimination

Illegal

 

4 Unit 1, Reading 3 in textbook

·         Prep work in book

·         Reading comprehension

·         Special focus on key words, academic words, simple past, and putting ideas into your own words

·         Review and Practice Writing

 

Reading/activities for Coraline

Designer

Device

Elements

Invention

Patent

Periodic table

Created

Function

Significant

Technology

 

5 Unit 1, Reading 4 in textbook

·         Prep work in book

·         Reading comprehension

·         Special focus on literary terms, academic words, subject-verb agreement: comparative and superlative adjectives, and visualising

·         Review and Practice Writing

 

Reading/activities for Coraline

Imagery

Setting

Goal

Involved

Located
Reacted

 

6 Unit 1 – Review week

·         Critical thinking skills – author’s purpose

·         Project – pair work

·         Presentation skills – groupwork – research & presentation

7 Unit 2, Reading 1 in textbook

·         Prep work in book

·         Reading comprehension

·         Special focus on key words, academic words, prepositions of location, and skimming

·         Review and Practice Writing

 

Reading/activities for Coraline

Fugitive

Heritage

Network

Runaway

Shelter

Underground Railroad

Accompanied

Aid

Challenge

Code

8 Unit 2, Reading 2 in textbook

·         Prep work in book

·         Reading comprehension

·         Special focus on Literary terms, academic words, gerunds of subjects and objects, identifying problems and solutions

 

Reading/activities for Coraline

Character

Point of views

Approach

Communicate

Resources

Response

 

 

9 Unit 2, Reading 3 in textbook

·         Prep work in book

·         Reading comprehension

·         Special focus on Key words, academic words, passive voice, and recognising cause and effect.

·         Review and Practice Writing

 

Reading/activities for Coraline

Disease

Experiment

Fever

Hypothesis

Mosquitoes

Virus

Objective

Theory

Transmit

Volunteers

 

10 Review
11 Midterms
12 Unit 2, Reading 4 in textbook

·         Prep work in book

·         Reading comprehension

·         Special focus on literary terms, academic words, simple and compound sentences, and prediction

·         Review and Practice Writing

 

Reading/activities for Coraline

Author’s influences

External conflict

Available

Injured

Structure

Survive

 

 

13 Unit 2 – Review week

·         Critical thinking skills – author’s purpose

·         Writing skills – fictional narrative – prewrite, draft, revise, edit, publish

14 Unit 3, Reading 1 in textbook

·         Prep work in book

·         Reading comprehension

·         Special focus on Literary terms, academic words, imperatives, and analyse cultural content

·         Review and Practice Writing

Reading/activities for Coraline

 

Foreshadowing

Irony

Distributes

Positive

Rejected

Residents

 

15 SCIENCE WEEK

 

Reading/activities for Coraline

 

16 Unit 3, Reading 2 in textbook

·         Prep work in book

·         Reading comprehension

·         Special focus on key words, academic words, independent and dependent clauses, compare and contrast

·         Review and Practice Writing

Reading/activities for Coraline

Barriers

Confrontation

Cultivate

Enemies

Political

Violence

Assumed

Focus

Individuals

Similarities

 

17 Unit 3, Reading 3 in textbook

·         Prep work in book

·         Reading comprehension

·         Special focus on literary terms, academic words,  expressions to compare and contrast, and identify with a character

·         Review and Practice Writing

Reading/activities for Coraline

Oral tradition

Legend

Character motive

Authoritative

Consent

Encounter

Reaction

 

18 Unit 3, Reading 4 in textbook

·         Prep work in book

·         Reading comprehension

·         Special focus on key words, academic words, compound and complex sentences, and classification

·         Review and Practice Writing

Reading/activities for Coraline

Mutualistic

Nature

Parasites

Protection

Symbiosis

Beneficial

Interact

Partnership

Role

 

19 Review
20 Finals

 

Science

Ian Innocenti

 

Term 1

 

Week Objective Keywords
1 Introduction to living things

·         Describe the necessities of life and the characteristics of living things.

Cell, stimulus, homeostasis, sexual reproduction, asexual reproduction, DNA
2 Theory of evolution by natural selection

·         to describe the role of genetic and environmental factors in the theory of evolution by natural selection.

evolution, variation, adaptation, artificial selection, natural selection, extinction, mutation
3 Evidence of evolution

·         to describe the evidence that supports the theory of evolution by natural selection.

fossil, fossil record
4 The history of life on Earth

·         to describe evolution of life on Earth, using the geologic time scale.

fossils, fossil record, extinction, geologic time scale
5 Classification of living things

·         to describe how living things can be grouped by shared characteristics.

species, bacteria, protista, plantae, genus, archaea, fungi, animalia, domain, eukarya

 

6 Archaea, bacteria and viruses

·         to describe the characteristics of archaea, bacteria and viruses and explain how they reproduce or replicate.

archaea, bacteria, binary fission, virus, host
7 Protists and fungi

·         to explain the characteristics of protists and fungi, and explain how they grow and reproduce

protista, gamete, spore, algae, fungi, hyphae, mycorrhiza, lichen
8 Introduction to plants

·         to list the characteristics of plants and explain plant classification.

producers, photosynthesis, chlorophyll, vascular system, seed, pollen, gymnosperm, angiosperm
9 Plant processes

·         to describe the processes through which plants obtain energy, reproduce and respond to their environments.

cellular respiration, pollination, stamen, pistil, stimulus, transpiration, tropism, dormant
10 Review
11 Midterms
12 Introduction to animals

·         to explain the characteristics of animals and describe some different kinds of animals.

consumer, invertebrate, exoskeleton, vertebrate, endoskeleton
13 Animal behavior

·         to describe some behaviors that help animals to survive and reproduce.

stimulus, innate behavior, learned behavior, territory, migration, hibernation, estivation, social behavior
14 Structure of the universe

·         to describe the structure of the universe, including the scale of distances in the universe.

solar system, planet, star, galaxy, light-year, universe
15 Stars

·         to describe stars and their physical properties.

star, apparent magnitude, luminosity, absolute magnitude
16 The life cycle of stars

·         to describe the stages of the life cycle of stars.

nebula, white dwarf, supernova, neutron star, H-R diagram, main sequence
17 Historical models of the solar system

·         to compare various historical models of the solar system.

solar system, heliocentric, geocentric, parallax
18 Gravity and the solar system

·         to explain the role that gravity played in the formation of the solar system and in determining the motion of the planets.

gravity, orbit, aphelion, perihelion, centripetal force, solar nebula, planetesimal
19 Review
20 Finals

Science

 

Term 2

 

21 The Sun

·         to describe the structure and rotation of the Sun, energy production and transport in the Sun and solar activity.

nuclear fusion, sunspot, solar flare, prominence
22 Motion and speed

·         to analyze how, distance, time and speed are related.

motion, position, reference point, speed, vector, velocity
23 Scout camp
24 Acceleration

·         to analyze how acceleration is related to time and velocity.

acceleration, centripetal acceleration
25 Forces

·         to describe different types of forces and explain the effect force has on motion.

force, net force, inertia
26 Gravity and motion

·         to describe the effect that gravity, including Earth’s gravity, has on matter.

fluid, pressure, pascal, buoyant force, atmospheric pressure, Archimedes’ principle
27 Review
28 Midterms
29 Fluids and pressure

·         to explain why fluids exert pressure and how the resulting pressure causes motion and the buoyant force.

fluid, pressure, pascal, buoyant force, atmospheric pressure, Archimedes’ principle
30 Christmas Holiday
31 Work, energy and power

·         to relate work to energy and power.

work, energy, power.
32 Kinetic and potential energy

·         to calculate kinetic and potential energy and know how these two types of energy are generated.

kinetic energy, potential energy, mechanical energy
33 Electric charge and static electricity

·         to describe electric charges in object and distinguish between electrical conductors and insulators.

electric charge, electrical conductor, semiconductor, static electricity, electrical insulator.
34 Electric current

·         to describe how electric charges flow as electric current.

electric current, voltage, resistance
35 Electric circuits

·         to describe basic electric circuits and how to use electricity safely.

electric circuit, parallel circuit, series circuit
36 Magnets and magnetism

·         to describe magnets and magnetic fields and explain their properties.

magnet, magnetic force, magnetic pole, magnetic field
37 Electromagnetism

·         to describe the relationship between electricity and magnetism and how this relationship affects our world.

electromagnetism, solenoid, electromagnet, electric motor, transformer, electric generator, electromagnetic induction
38 Electronic technologies

·         to describe what electronic devices do and how they change as technology changes.

electronic device, integrated circuit, analog signal, digital signal, computer.
39 Review
40 Finals

 

Geometry

Robert Dumas

 

Term 1

 

Week Objective Keywords
1 Chapter 0: Preparing for Geometry

·         Algebraic Expressions

·         Linear Equations

·         Ordered Pairs

·         Systems of Linear Equations

·         Square Roots and Simplifying Radicals

Quadrant, Origin, Coordinate Plane

Ordered Pair, Systems of Equations, Substitution and Elimination Methods

2 Chapter 1: Tools of Geometry

·         Points, Lines, and Planes

·         Distance and Midpoints

Collinear, Coplanar, Segment Bisector
3 Chapter 1: Tools of Geometry

·         Angle Measure

·         Angle Relationships

Angle Bisector, Congruent, Vertex, Perpendicular
4 Chapter 1: Tools of Geometry

·         Two-Dimensional Figures

·         Three-Dimensional Figures

Perimeter, Area, Volume, Dimension, Intersection
5 Chapter 3: Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

·         Parallel Lines and Transversals

·         Angles and Parallel Lines

·         Slopes of Lines

Parallel, Transversal, Interior Angles, Corresponding Angles, Point-Slope
6 Chapter 3: Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

·         Equations of Lines

·         Proving Lines Parallel

·         Perpendiculars and Distance

Slope-Intercept, slope formula, Equidistant, Line Segment, Postulate
7 Chapter 4: Congruent Triangles

·         Classifying Triangles

·         Angles of Triangles

·         Congruent Triangles

Equilateral, Scalene, Isosceles, Right, Obtuse, Acute
8 Chapter 4: Congruent Triangles

·         Proving Triangles Congruent: SSS, SAS

·         Proving Triangles Congruent: ASA, AAS

·         Isosceles and Equilateral Triangles

CPCTC, Corresponding Parts, Third Angle Theorem, included angle
9 Chapter 5: Relationships in Triangles

·         Bisectors of Triangles

·         Medians and Altitudes of Triangles

·         The Triangle Inequality

Concurrent Lines, Incenter,  Orthocenter, Centroid
10 Review
11 Midterms
12 Chapter 6: Quadrilaterals

·         Angles of Polygons

·         Parallelograms

Diagonal, Base, Leg, Trapezoid, Midsegment
13 Chapter 6: Quadrilaterals

·         Tests for Parallelograms

·         Rectangles

Polygon, Rectangle
14 Chapter 6: Quadrilaterals

·         Rhombi and Squares

·         Trapezoids and Kites

n-sided, Vertices, Rhombus, Base Angles, Isosceles Trapezoid
15 Chapter 7: Proportions and Similarity

·         Ratios and Proportions

·         Similar Polygons

Ratio, Proportion, Extended Rations, Cross Products
16 Chapter 7: Proportions and Similarity

·        Similar Triangles

·        Parts of Similar Triangles

Triangle Angle Bisector, Angle-Angle Similarity
17 Chapter 7: Proportions and Similarity

·         Parallel Lines and Proportional Parts

·         Scale Drawings and Models

Scale factor, scale drawing
18 Review
19 Finals

Geometry

 

Term 2

 

24 Chapter 8: Right Triangles and Trigonometry

·         The Pythagorean Theorem and its Converse

·         Trigonometry

Pythagorean Triple, Classic, Vertex, Trigonometry
25 Chapter 8: Right Triangles and Trigonometry

·         The Law of Sines and the Law of Cosines

·         Vectors

Magnitude, Direction, Resultant, Component Form
26 Chapter 10: Circles

·         Circles and Circumference

·         Measuring Angles and Arcs

Inscribed, Circumscribed, Concentric, Diameter
27 Chapter 10: Circles

·         Arcs and Chords

·         Equations of Circles

Arc, Chord, Pi, Central Angle
28 Review
29 Midterms
30 Christmas Holiday
32 Chapter 11: Areas of Polygons and Circles

·         Areas of Parallelograms and Triangles

·         Areas of Trapezoids, Rhombi, and Kites

Height of a Trapezoid
33 Chapter 11: Areas of Polygons and Circles

·         Areas of Circles and Sectors

·         Areas of Polygons and Composite Figures

Sector, Radius, Central Angle

 

34 Chapter 12: Extending Surface Area and Volume

·         Surface Areas of Prisms and Cylinders

·         Surface Areas of Pyramids and Cones

Right Solid, Isometric View, Slant Height, Lateral Edge
35 Chapter 12: Extending Surface Area and Volume

·         Volumes of Prisms and Cylinders

·         Volumes of Pyramids and Cones

Base Area, Composite Figures, Apothem,
36 Chapter 12: Extending Surface Area and Volume

·         Surface Areas/Volumes of Spheres

·         Spherical Geometry

Great Circle, Pole Hemisphere, Euclidean
39 Review
40 Finals

 

Geography

Roadie Sawyers

U.5/U.6/U.7

 

Term 1

 

Week Objective Keywords
1 What is Geography?

·         Detailed Learning Goal #1:  To help the students quickly increase their English skills so that they can speak confidently with the native sound while being further motivated to fully participate in class.

·         Detailed Learning Goal #2:  By term (2), I hope that students will have mastered the academic language they need to excel now and well into the future by tackling the language they need to succeed. I hope that it behoves them to achieve more in school, life, and socially by building their lexicons more and more, year over year.

Vocabulary/Spelling Words

 

 

Geography

2 Unit 7: Chapter 24 – Opener:  Australia & New Zealand Page- 729-731

·         Overview:  How does geo influence livelihood? What creates conflict, and what makes a culture unique?

3 Lesson 1 Physical Geography Page- 732-739

·         Overview:  students will learn physical virtues of an area in relation to what’s there

4 Lesson 2 History of the Region Page- 740-747
5 Lesson 3 Life in Australia & New Zealand (global connections; unfriendly invaders)

Page- 748-756

6 Chapter 25 Lesson 1 Physical Geography of Oceania (Why do people make economic choices) Page- 763-771
7 Lesson 2 History & People of Oceania Page- 772-777
8 Lesson 3 Life in Oceania

Page- 778-786

9 Chapter 26 Antarctica(How do People Adapt to Their Environment) Combined Lessons Page- 787-802
10 Review
11 Midterms
12 Unit 6- Chapter 19Opener:  Africa Page- 569-576

Overview:  students will learn how conflict, geography, and technology change the way people live

13 Lesson 1: The Physical Geography of North Africa (Sahara Desert) Page- 580-587
14 Lesson 2: The History of North Africa Page- 588-595
15 Lesson 3:Life in North Africa

Page- 596-606

16 Chapter 20 Lesson 1: East Africa(Great Migration/Why do People Trade) Page- 607-617
17 Lesson 2: The History of East Africa Page- 618-625
18 Lesson 3: Life in East Africa (Global Connections; Sudan Refugees) Page- 626-634
19 Review
20 Finals

 

Health

Kaitland Grassing

 

Term 1

 

Week Objective Keywords
1 Orientation and warm-up

–          What is health? (Group activity)

–          Go over course objectives of semester

 

 

Chapter 1: Human growth and development (Lesson 1)

–          Infancy

–          Compare changes in growth throughout the life stages (physical, mental, emotional, social and intellectual)

–          Discuss the physical development stages of an infant

 

Growth stages (infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood), development (cognitive, emotional, social)
2 Chapter 1: Human growth and development (Lesson 2)

–          Childhood

–          Compare changes in growth throughout the life stages (physical, mental, emotional, social and intellectual)

–          Analyze the different age ranges in terms of their development

 

development (cognitive, emotional, social, physical), automony,
3 Chapter 1: Human growth and development (Lesson 3)

–          Adolescence

–          Compare changes in growth throughout the life stages (physical, mental, emotional, social and intellectual)

–          Discuss teenage sexual maturity, social development and creating a positive identity

 

development (cognitive, emotional, social, physical), accelerated rate
4 Chapter 1: Human growth and development (Lesson 4)

–          Adulthood

–          Compare changes in growth throughout the life stages (physical, mental, emotional, social and intellectual)

–          Analyze the different age ranges in terms of their development

–          Group discussion chapter Qs (p. 11-12)

 

development (cognitive, emotional, social, physical), peak years,
5 Chapter 2: Society and Teens (Lesson 1)

–          Social influences on teens

–          Analyze social influences of adolescence and expectations

–          Determine changes among teens and how to manage effectively

–          Evaluate various social factors in development

 

Social influences, peer groups, family influences,
6 Chapter 2: Society and Teens (Lesson 2)

–          Society’s expectations of teens

–          Evaluate the characteristics of teens in society, how to develop a positive image as a teen in society

 

Community, communal laws, social norms, regulations, self-discipline, respect, integrity, character, scholar student,
7 Chapter 2: Society and Teens (Lesson 3)

–          Influence of Ads/media on teens

–          Discuss how ads are targeting teens, and associations of healthy behaviors and ads

–          Discuss the gender differences in ads, pressures from teens and behaviors

–          Group discussion chapter Qs (p. 21)

 

Media/advertising, body consciousness, steroids, positive body image, body distortions,
8 Chapter 3: Reproductive health (Lesson 1 & 2)

–          What is reproductive health

–          Family planning

–          Discuss when to plan for a family, and distinguish the dangers of parenthood as a teen

–          Analyze the effectiveness of contraceptives and their specific benefits

–          Discuss surgical procedures to prevent pregnancy (vasectomy and tubal ligation) (p. 30)

 

Reproductive health, generations, contraceptives (patch, pills, IUDs, condoms, implant, injections, rings) hormones, pregnancy, vasectomy, tubal ligation
9 Chapter 3: Reproductive health (Lesson 3 & 4)

–          Risk factors in pregnancy

–          Maternal and child health

–          Assess characteristics of a healthy pregnancy, and lifestyle choices to avoid (alcohol, tobacco and drug use)

–          Review preconception and how to stay healthy during pregnancy

–          Role of male in pregnancy (class discussion)

 

Healthy pregnancy, congenital malformations, mental retardations,
10 Review
11 Midterms
12 Go over course objectives of semester

 

Chapter 4: Family conflicts (Lesson 1)

–          Family conflicts

–          Analyze causes and propose guidelines for resolution of family conflicts

–          Discuss causes of family conflict

 

Family problems, social security, conflicts, situational events, stress triggers
13 Chapter 4: Family conflicts (Lesson 1& 2)

–          Family conflicts

–          Cause of family conflicts

–          Analyze causes of family conflicts, situational events to trigger stress

 

Review last week’s terms
14 Chapter 4: Family conflicts (Lesson 3 & 4)

–          Consequences of conflict

–          Ways to deal with conflict, including list the positive and negative results

–          Discuss ways to deal with conflicts in various situations

–          Review chapter questions (p. 43)

 

Conflict, conflict resolution,
15 Chapter 5: Food (Lesson1)

–          Food and nutrients

–          Define the major food substances and sources of nutrients in food products

–          List the major food groups, and recommended daily values

 

Nutrients, vitamins, minerals, daily nutritional requirements, proteins, carbohydrates, fats (lipids), water
16 Chapter 5: Food (Lesson 2)

–          Food-based nutrient guidelines

–          Distinguishing proper foods for nutrients and conversely nutrient-poor foods

–          Analyze the nutrient guidelines for those +6years old (p. 47)

–          Analyze the ‘Healthy eating for Thais’ Flag

–          Interpret messages in the nutritional flag

–          Daily activity journal *hand out activity for next week presentation (Students assess their daily meals and if they are achieving nutritional status)

 

Dietary guidelines, disease prevention,
17 Chapter 5: Food (Lesson3)

–          Good eating habits

–          Analyze ways to promote healthy eating habits, and how a ‘plate’ of food should look like

–          Discuss the social factors in eating

–          Daily activity journal *presentation day (Students assess their daily meals and if they are achieving nutritional status) (2min ea. Student)

 

Processed foods, whole foods, eating habits, well-balanced meal,
18 Chapter 5: Food (Lesson4)

–          Food for age groups

–          Discuss foods for different age groups, including dietary guidelines

–          Analyze food constituents and discuss relationship between food products, their nutritional profile and human health

–          Review chapter Qs (p. 55-56)

 

Calcium, zinc, iron, minerals, micronutrients, macronutrients, folic acid, iodine,
19 Review
20 Finals

Health

 

Term 2

 

21 Go over course objectives of semester

 

Chapter 6: Disease prevention (Lesson 1 & 2)

–          Major diseases in Thailand

–          Coronary heart disease

–          Discuss prevalence and current conditions of Thai population in heart health

–          Discuss prevention strategies and dietary changes for heart health

–          An in depth analysis of atherosclerosis development and its relation to diet (Video presentation)

 

CVD, cancer, heart disease, stroke, heart complications, coronary heart disease, atherosclerosis,
22 Chapter 6: Disease prevention (Lesson 3 & 4)

–          High blood pressure

–          Discuss normal and abnormal levels of blood pressure and blood health

–          Liver Cancer

o   Discuss Alcoholism, diet and liver cancer prevention (group presentation for next week)

 

Liver cancer, cirrhosis, blood pressure, diastolic pressure, systolic pressure, bile,
23 Chapter 6: Disease prevention (Lesson 4 & 5)

–          Liver Cancer

o   Discuss Alcoholism, diet and liver cancer prevention (group presentation for this week – 3minutes ea. group)

–          HIV/AIDS

–          Discuss prevalence, contraction rate and management of AIDS/HIV

–          Review chapter Qs discussion (p. 71)

 

HIV, AIDS, immune system, compromised/weakened immunity, communicable and Noncommunicable disease
24 Chapter 7: Health promotion (Lesson 1 & 2)

–          What is health promotion

–          Health promotion survey

–          Analyze and discuss methods of health promotion, and students activity (taking survey and discussion)

 

Public health policy, personal skills, health services
25 Chapter 7: Health promotion (Lesson 3)

–          Health guidelines

–          Analyze national health guidelines and discuss each item on the list (with real examples)

–          Review chapter Qs discussion (p. 78)

 

National health guidelines,
26 Chapter 8: Staying Fit (Lesson 1 & 2)

–          Importance of staying fit

–          Physical fitness

–          Develop a physical fitness plan for each student, and discuss importance of staying fit

–          Analyze various methods of physical fitness and examples of activity that improves each parameter

 

Agility, balance, coordination, power, reaction time, speed,
27 Review
28 Midterms
29 Christmas Show Preparation
30 Christmas Holiday
31 Go over course objectives of semester

 

Chapter 8: Staying Fit (Lesson 3)

–          Health-fitness Test

–          Fitness test for students and various methods to assess fitness

–          Student assignment (Record BMI for next weeks class)

–          Discuss importance of adequate rest, and consequences of not getting enough quality sleep

–          Review chapter Qs discussion (p.90)

 

Mile run test, sit-up test, BMI, flexibility,
32 Chapter 8: Staying Fit (Lesson 4)

–          Health-fitness Test (Outside test*)

–          Fitness test for students (1minute test of sit-ups and/or push-ups and flexibility test, record score on board and group discussion)

–           Record BMI and correlate with fitness test scores

–          Discuss fitness testing, and factors relating to physical fitness, student goals for the year and plan of action

 

Review terms from chapter 8
33 Chapter 9: Risky behaviors (Lesson 1 & 2)

–          Risk factors to health

–          Behavior risk factors and prevention

–          Analyze risk factors in behavior, drug and alcohol use and prevention strategies

–          Discuss how diet is related to health in short-term and long-term cases

–          Evaluate the environmental and social risk factors to poor health

34 Chapter 9: Risky behaviors (Lesson 2 & 3)

–          Behavior risk factors and prevention

–          Influence on media and health

–          Discuss effects of smoking, prevalence related to disease and common methods to stop/reduce smoking habits

–          Discuss effects of drinking, its prevalence in Thai culture and globally. Evaluate alcohol advertising and its effect on society

–          Review chapter Qs discussion (p. 104)

 

Smoking (emphysema, chronic bronchitis, pneumonia)
35 Chapter 10: Violence (Lesson 1 & 2)

–          What is violence

–          Youth and violence, discuss types of violence in youth and

–          Analyze violence, causes and mediation strategies

–          Discuss communication styles, and problem-solving skills

 

Violence, deviancy, sex crimes, abuse (emotional, verbal, sexual, physical), assault, homicide, victim, perpetrator
36 Chapter 10: Violence (Lesson 3)

–          Prevention of violence

–          Analyze and discuss the 10 steps for teens to prevent violence (p. 109)

–          Analyze influence of media on violence and violent behaviors

–          Case study: Violence in a community and its social consequences

 

Dangerous situations, property values, social services, health care, productivity
37 Chapter 11: CPR (Lesson 1 & 2)

–          What is CPR

–          Basic steps in CPR

–          Causes of stopped breathing in adults (p.112)

–          (Video presentation on CPR)

 

CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), emergency services (ambulance, paramedic, nurse, firefighter, police)

 

38 Chapter 11: CPR (Lesson 2)

–          Basic steps in CPR activity (~45min)

o   Each student performs in pairs the basic steps in CPR scenario

–          Importance of emergency medical services, and map of Chiang Mai relevant medical services and hospitals

 

Review all terms from Chapter 11
39 Review
40 Finals

 

Reading

 

Term 1

 

Week Objective Keywords
1 Introduce Wonder

In class:

·         Explain how “bell work” works.

·         Give the Student Interest Survey.

·         Get students’ email addresses and create a Google Classroom.

·         Describe the purpose of the reading journal.

·         Create flexible groups.

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

Homework:

·         Write character descriptions.

·         Write the main idea and supporting details for each section

2 Continue Wonder

In class:

·         Listen to the audiobook

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

·         Quiz 1

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each section

3 Continue Wonder

In class:

·         Listen to the audiobook

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each section

4 Continue Wonder

In class:

·         Listen to the audiobook

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

·         Quiz 2

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each section

5 Continue Wonder

In class:

·         Listen to the audiobook

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each section

6 Continue Wonder

In class:

·         Listen to the audiobook

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

·         Quiz 3

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each section

7 Continue Wonder

In class:

·         Listen to the audiobook

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each section

8 Continue Wonder

In class:

·         Listen to the audiobook

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

·         Quiz 4

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each section

9 Continue Wonder

In class:

·         Listen to the audiobook

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each section

10 Review
11 Midterms
12 Continue Wonder

In class:

·         Listen to the audiobook

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each section

13 Finish Wonder

In class:

·         Listen to the audiobook

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each section

14 Wonder Movie

In class:

·         Explain book project options (illustrated timeline, skit, class presentation, graphic novel, or an essay)

·         Watch movie

·         Answer the movie notes

Homework:

·         Choose project option

·         Begin working individually or with partners

15 Project Presentations

In class:

·         All groups and individuals finish the project

·         Class presentations

Homework:

·         Reflection questions

16 Reading About Current Events

In Class:

·         Discuss the reading

·         Have a class debate. Assign the positions randomly.

Homework:

·         Read the articles.

·         Answer the discussion questions.

 

17 Reading Persuasive Text

In class:

·         Discuss response to the writing

·         Create a counter-argument and supporting argument

Homework:

·         Read the text.

·         Answer assigned reflection questions.

18 Poetry Unit

In class:

·         Discuss the assignment

·         Write poems

Homework:

·         Read the assigned poems.

·         Answer the discussion questions.

19 Review
20 Finals

Reading

Term 2

 

21 Introduce Hunger Games

In class:

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

Homework:

·         Write character and setting descriptions.

·         Write the main idea and supporting details for each chapter

22 Continue Hunger Games

In class:

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

·         Quiz 1

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each chapter

23 Continue Hunger Games

In class:

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each chapter

24 Continue Hunger Games

In class:

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

·         Quiz 2

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each chapter

25 Continue Hunger Games

In class:

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each chapter

26 Continue Hunger Games

In class:

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

·         Quiz 3

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each chapter

27 Review
28 Midterms
29 Christmas Show Preparation
30 Christmas Holiday
31 Continue Hunger Games

In class:

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each chapter

32 Continue Hunger Games

In class:

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

·         Quiz 4

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each chapter

33 Continue Hunger Games

In class:

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each chapter

34 Continue Hunger Games

In class:

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

·         Quiz 5

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each chapter

35 Continue Hunger Games

In class:

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

Homework:

·         Continue character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each chapter

36 Finish Hunger Games

In class:

·         Discuss the homework and reflection questions in groups.

·         Assign and explain the homework.

·         Quiz 6

Homework:

·         Write character and setting descriptions.

·         Continue the main idea and supporting details for each chapter (all the way to the end!)

37 Hunger Games Movie

In class:

·         Explain book project options (illustrated timeline, skit, class presentation, graphic novel, or an essay)

·         Watch movie

·         Answer the movie notes

Homework:

·         Choose project option

·         Begin working individually or with partners

38 Project Presentations

In class:

·         All groups and individuals finish the project

·         Class presentations

Homework:

·         Reflection questions

39 Review
40 Finals

 

Grade 9 | 2018/19 Semester 1 | Plan

Normally, Grade 9’s plan will look exactly like the Grade 10 one. However because I’m working from new books, and adapting everything into a curriculum, I think it’s important that G9 go back to a few important topics from Grade 8 that we didn’t touch on last year due to the lack of books. They’re well ahead of the curve anyway due to the degree of difficulty of work I gave them in Grade 8!

Grade 9 | Semester 1 | Quarter 1
Week 1 A • Semester breakdown, rules, grading, curriculum, Questionnaire
B • Paper Tower Building (Team Building)

• PLAN – CHECK – ASSESS method

Analysing Reading & Writing 1 – Responding to fiction or descriptive text

Week 2 A • Free Writing topic 1

• Imaginative Writing – Writing a suspense story

– students find & use 5 x adjectives to include.  Highlighted.

B • Analysing Reading & Writing 2 – Writing Fiction or description

• Imaginative Writing – Writing a suspense story / Science Fiction

Week 3 A • Imaginative Writing – Writing a suspense story / Science Fiction
B • Imaginative Writing – Writing a suspense story / Science Fiction
Week 4 A • Free Writing topic 2

Analysing Reading & Writing 1 – Responding to non fiction or descriptive text

B • Writing a Persuasive Article
Week 5 A • Writing a Persuasive Article

Analysing Reading & Writing 2 – Task, Purpose and audience

B • Writing a Persuasive Article

Analysing Reading & Writing 3 – Choosing the right language & sentence structures

Week 6 A • Free Writing topic 2

• Writing a Persuasive Article

Analysing Reading & Writing 4 – Sentence Structure & effect

B • Writing a Persuasive Article
Week 7 A • Imaginative Writing – Writing Script Review –Group work. 5 page
B • Writing Script
Week 8 A • Free Writing topic 2

• Writing Script

B • Seeing writing come to life – short film
Week 9 A • Seeing writing come to life – short film
B • Seeing writing come to life – short film – PRESENTATIONS

 

Grade 9 | Semester 1 | Quarter 2
Week 1 A • Free Writing Topic 1

• Plan – check – assess. Assess graded work from last term.

Pathways – Developing your vocabulary

B • Persuasive Speech

• Improving your writing

Week 2 A • Persuasive Speech
B • Persuasive Speech
Week 3 A • Free Writing Topic 2

Opinion Essay Review

B • Opinion Essays Review

–          Conclusions

Week 4 A • Opinion Essays

– Refining Paragraph structure

B • Opinion Essays

• Academic nouns, verbs, adjectives

Week 5 A • Free Writing Topic 3

• Academic nouns, verbs, adjectives

B • Opinion Essays

• Academic nouns, verbs, adjectives

Week 6 A • Opinion Essays

• Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives TEST

B • Opinion Essays
Week 7 A Chill out / Finish up work
B Chill out / Finish up work

** In Semester 2, Students will move onto proper GCSE level writing work, as per the curriculum outlined below.  Their curriculum will look exactly like the current Grade 10 one.

  1. Success English Language Book

** Remember: Plan, check, asses. Follow this structure always with your writing!

  • Writing about language in literature (p.10- 26)
  • descriptive writing
  • verb choices
  • alliteration, similes, metaphors, personification
  • sentence structure
  • effects of word choice
  • Communicating effectively: tone, style and register (p.108-117)
  • the audience
  • the purpose
  • the form
  • Writing with a viewpoint (p.180-p.194)
  • purpose & audience
  • planning
  • openings and endings
  • GCSE English Writing Skills – Section 3 – Writing Non-Fiction (p.40-49)

 

Assessment: Finish this section by writing a persuasive article

Assessment: Students take their topic and turn it into a persuasive speech.

 

  • Organising your writing (p118-125)
  • Plan your writing
  • Link ideas
  • Use inventive structural features
  • Vocabulary and crafting (p.126-133)
  • Sophisticated vocab
  • Imagery
  • Rhetoric when writing a viewpoint

Using effective punctuation (p.134-141)

  • Improving sentences and grammar (p.142-149)
  • making sentences more varied
  • write compellingly through choice of sentences and grammar
  • Writing to describe (p150-165)
  • describing people
  • describing places
  • describing events

Assessment: Do photo and descriptive paragraph here.

  • GCSE English Writing Skills – Section 4 – Creative Writing (p.50-57)
  • Writing to narrate (p.166-p.179)
  • Characters & setting
  • Structuring a short story
  • Writing an opening
  • Writing an ending

Assessment: Students write a short story (western themed idea? Perhaps they create their own?)

  • Seeing writing come to life – 5 minute script and film making
  1. Free Writing: 1 x 20 minute piece every 2 weeks.

 

Computer

Kevin Gorospe

Term 1

 

Week Topic Objective
1 Windows Movie Maker Discuss Windows Movie Maker and its similarities with MS Powerpoint
2 Toolbars Discuss the different parts of Movie Maker and its functions
3 Let’s edit something V.1 Adding Photo or Video
Adding Title, Captions
4 Let’s edit something V.2 Discuss how we can use Cutting, Trim, and Split to manipulate the video
5 Let’s edit something V.3 Discuss the difference of Animations and Visual Effects and how it can affect our video
6 Add some music Discuss how to add an audio/music file, narration to a project
7 Double Trouble Solution on how to fix audio file and video playing together
8 Saving Private Ryan Saving project and converting it into an mp4 file
9 Recap Review all the previous lessons and familiarize the important things in Movie Maker
10 (Review)Mess with the Best? Learners will have a test with a time-limit on their computer
11 Midterms
12 Music Lyrics Video Discuss and explain the objectives of this presentation

Teacher will present an example

13 Music Lyrics Video Learners will use their favorite music and search for the lyrics
14 Music Lyrics Video Apply Captions on the video to make a music lyrics on it. Learners will have to choose the correct font color and outline
15 Let’s give it a shot Learners will now then present their project individually
16 Let’s give it a shot

Part 2

Continuation of the learners presentation
17 Marvel VS CAPTION Discuss and explain the objectives of this presentation

Teacher will present an example about captions

18 CAPTION AMERICA Learners will select a video of their country and will have to make an English subtitles onto it
19 (Review)CAPTION AMERICA: The First Phase Learner will now present their video with the English subtitle on it
20 Finals (CAPTION AMERICA: The Second Phase) Final presentation of the learner’s captioned video presentation

Computer

 

Term 2

 

21 My Best Friend Discuss and show an example of this project

Tell a story of the learner’s friend old pictures till they grew up

22 My Best Friend Learners will have to gather/compile the old picture of their friend and make a memorable story
23 My Best Friend Learner will now present their video of their best friend
24 My Best Friend Final submission of their video of My Best Friend project
25 PhotoStory Discuss and show an example of this project

Learners will draw their own characters and make a story out of it

26 PhotoStory Learners will be advised to add an audio file to their presentation
27 PhotoStory One by one presentation of the learner’s PhotoStory project
28 PhotoStory Continuation of the presentation for the remaining learners
29
30 Christmas Holiday
31 Windows Movie Maker
32 Windows Movie Maker
33 Windows Movie Maker Animations, Visual Effects, Emphasis, Slowmotion, Speedup(Talk like a chipmunk)
34 Parody Discuss and show an example of a Parody

(no violent or inappropriate video allowed)

35 Parody Learners will be grouped and will decide who will be the actor(s)/actress(es) and who will be the leader/director of the group

Learners will look for a video that they will make a parody

36 Parody Learners will now act as what they’ve watch in the movie

Learners are only allowed to do this within the school premises during computer class time/break/lunch time

37 Parody Learners will continue to act their parody to complete this project
38 Parody Assessment, editting, and preparation for the movie presentation
39 Review (Parody) Learners will now watch the parody of each group
40 Finals (Presentation Submission) Submit all presentations

 

 

 

 

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