Semester Overview

Grade 9
Academic Year 2018/2019

 
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English

Karen Suksabai

Term 2

 

21

Unit 4, Reading 1 in textbook

●        Prep work in book

●        Story

●        Special focus on key words, academic words, adjective clauses, identify author’s purpose

●        Review and Practice Writing

 

Exhibit

Inspectors

Mission

Neighbourhood

Preserved

Tenement

Benefit

Community

Cultural

Immigrants

Items

22

Unit 4, Reading 2 in textbook

●        Prep work in book

●        Story

●        Special focus on literary terms, academic words, adjectives and adverbs, and summarising

●        Review and Practice Writing

 

Correspond

Indicate

Occurs

Transportation

Suspense

Climax

23

2-day week due to Scout Camp

 

Preparation activities for the novel study – A Long Walk To Water

 

24

Unit 4, Reading 3 in textbook

●        Prep work in book

●        Story

●        Special focus on key words, academic words, subject-verb agreement, and monitor comprehension

●        Review and Practice Writing

Reading for A Long Walk To Water

Endangered species

Migration

Monitor

Population

Rare

Refuge

Interaction

Outcome

Route

Substitute

 

25

Unit 4, Reading 4 in textbook

●        Prep work in book

●        Story

●        Special focus on literary terms, academic words, adverb clauses of time, and analyse text structure.

●        Review and Practice Writing

Reading for A Long Walk To Water

 

Speaker

Symbol

Attached

Removed

Source

Symbolise

26

Unit 5, Reading 1 in textbook

●        Prep work in book

●        Story

●        Special focus on key words, academic words, distinguishing fact from opinion, phrasal verbs

●        Review and Practice Writing

Reading for A Long Walk To Water

Chemicals

Crops

Demand

Migrant workers

Strike

Union

Founded

Impact

Labor/labour

Persistence

27

Review

28

Midterms

29

Christmas Activities/Projectwork

30

Christmas Holiday

31

Unit 5, Reading 2 in textbook

●        Prep work in book

●        Story

●        Special focus on literary terms, academic words, punctuating quotations

●        Review and Practice Writing

Reading for A Long Walk To Water

Dialogue

Theme

Academic

Policy

Principal

Tradition

 

32

Unit 5, Reading 3 in textbook

●        Prep work in book

●        Story

●        Special focus on key words, academic words, antonyms, identifying main ideas and details, present perfect

●        Review and Practice Writing

Reading for A Long Walk To Water

Accomplish

Hearing impaired

Mission

Obstacle

Opponent

Sign language

Participate

Perceive

Prior

Team

33

Unit 5, Reading 4 in textbook

●        Prep work in book

●        Story

●        Special focus on literary terms, academic words, simple past v present perfect, and writing a diary entry.

●        Review and Practice Writing

Reading for A Long Walk To Water

 

Diary

Drama

Stage directions

Assisted

Occupants

Published

Regulations

 

 

34

Unit 6, Reading 1 in textbook

●        Prep work in book

●        Story

●        Special focus on literary terms, academic words, lexical sets, poetic punctuation

●        Review and Practice Writing

Reading for A Long Walk To Water

Stanza

Rhyme

Analyse/analyze

Image

Interpretation

Visible

 

35

Unit 6, Reading 2 in textbook

●        Prep work in book

●        Story

●        Special focus on key words, academic words, noun/pronoun agreement

●        Review and Practice Writing

Reading for A Long Walk To Water

Consists

Criteria

Features

Located

 

36

Unit 6, Reading 3 in textbook

●        Prep work in book

●        Story

●        Special focus on literary terms, academic words, modal verbs

●        Review and Practice Writing

Reading for A Long Walk To Water

Myth

Personification

Ignored

Instructed

Job

Restricted

 

37

Unit 6, Reading 4 in textbook

●        Prep work in book

●        Story

●        Special focus on key words, academic words, acronyms, cause and effect structures.

●        Review and Practice Writing

Reading for A Long Walk To Water

 

Base

Crater

Lunar

Mine

Universe

Voyage

Investigate

Issues

Promote

Research

 

38

Essay writing workshop/Projects

39

Review

40

Finals

 

 

Science

Ian Innocenti

 

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 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

 

Health

Kaitland Grassing

 

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 – 3 minutes 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

 

Computer

Kevin Gorospe

 

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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