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MAY 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1
DAY B
  • Oryx and Crake Quiz pages 163-191
  • JOURNAL OC #6: Crakers. "Draw" a Craker or two and label EVERY SINGLE modification they possess and WHY.
  • Martha Graham Inspired Theater
  • Farmworkers Left Behind: The Human Cost of Coffee Production
  • Arvalis Frogs Turn Blue While Mating
  • Research Explores Baboon Mating
  • Crabs Mating
  • Penguin Mating
  • Bride of Frankenstein
  • Watson and Crick
  • Watson and Crick Discuss How They Discovered DNA
  • Watson on How They Discovered DNA
  • 2
    DAY C
  • Quiz on Oryx and Crake pages 192-218
  • JOURNAL OC #7. Questions. Pick any page from last night's reading and re-read it, asking questions about it and its implications. Then, try to answer the questions.
  • Lab Spins Arftifical Spider Silk Spoat/Gider
  • Coming Soon, Test Tube Burger
  • Soon, Lab Grown Meat to Feed the World
  • Lab Grown Meat: Would You Eat It?
  • Petri Dish to Dinner Plate, In-Vitro Meat Coming Soon
  • Would You Eat FrankenMeat?
  • Would Lab Grown Meat Be Better for Us and the Planet?
  • THe Fishy Risk the FDA is Taking with Your Health
  • What Are Chicken Nuggets Made Of?
  • 3
    DAY D



    4
    DAY E
  • Quiz on Oryx and Crake pages 222-251
  • JOURNAL OC #8. Journey. What is the purpose of Snowman's Journey? Discuss in a page.
  • Religious Views on Cloning: NO Consensus [shows religions worldwide]
  • Cloning Myths Clarified
  • Synthetic Human Genome
  • 5
    DAY F
  • Small Group
  • 8
    DAY A



    9
    DAY B
  • Quiz on Oryx and Crake pages 252-280
  • JOURNAL OC #9. Reaction to Radio. In a paragraph discuss Snowman's reaction to the voice he hears on the radio and what is revealed.
  • Newtown Parents Seek a Clearer Window Into Violent Behavior
  • 10
    DAY C
  • Quiz on Oryx and Crake pages 282-317
  • How Ebola Spreads
  • Tracking Ebola in Congo Jungle
  • Cloning Timeline
  • Religious Views on Cloning: NO Consensus [shows relions worldwide]
  • Cloning Myths Clarified
  • Pearl Jam's "Do the Evolution"
  • Choosing the Sex of Your Baby
  • Bird FluResearch Rattles Bioterrorism Field
  • 11
    DAY D



    12
    DAY E

    CLASS WILL NOT MEET TODAY
    15
    DAY F

  • Quiz on Oryx and Crake pages 318-347
  • JOURNAL #11: Why does Crake kill Oryx?
  • Physics of the Future (NPR)
  • Bird FluResearch Rattles Bioterrorism Field
  • Ebola Outbreak 11/12
  • Kubla Khan
  • Nightline: Ebola Outbreak (8 mins)
  • Virus Cures Science Guy
  • 16
    DAY A



    17
    DAY B

  • Quiz on Oryx and Crake pages 348-374
  • About the Author
  • Do you Believe in Crake?
  • Interview with Atwood: God's Gardener's Re: Year of the Flood
  • Student Animated Trailer to the Novel Good Final Project Model!
  • A Student's Video Essay Another idea for a final project! It takes a position and articulates it!
  • Coleridge's "Xanadu"
  • Margaret Atwood Gives You Tips on How to Write
  • Get to Know Margaret Atwood
  • Printing a Human Kidney
  • Clinton Warns of Bioweapon Threat from Gene Tech
  • Great Pacific Garbage Patch
  • Zombie Honey Bees
  • Painting Roofs White...
  • An Inconvenient Truth
  • "Life After Man"
  • 18
    DAY C
  • THESIS (5 pts) and OUTLINE DUE (10 pts)
  • "The Masque of the Red Death" and activity
  • 19
    DAY D



    22
    DAY E
  • Finish "MOTRD" activity
  • 23
    DAY F
  • Twelve Monkeys
  • 24
    DAY A



    25
    DAY B
  • Twelve Monkeys
  • 26
    STAFF ONLY

    You lucky kids!

    ESSAY DUE @ turnitin
    29
    NO SCHOOL

    Memorial Day
    30
    DAY C
  • Twelve Monkeys finish
  • Activity: Discuss the film with Oryx and Crake
  • Crakian ideals
  • Jan 2017 Regents
  • Other Regents
  • 31
    DAY D


    JUNE 1
    DAY E
  • How do you solve a problem like overpopulation?
  • What problems do your solutions pose?
  • "Id"
  • Overpopulation Excerpt
  • JUNE 2
    DAY F
  • Quiz on "Sliced Crosswise Only on Tuesday World"
  • Tom Pym Deserves What He Gets or No?
  • How can he be happy?
  • JUNE 2017

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    5
    DAY D


    6
    DAY E
  • Happy
  • 7
    DAY F
  • Happy
  • 8
    DAY A

    LAST DAY OF CLASSES

    9


    Overpopulation Excerpt DUE @ turnitin
    12

    13
  • Regents Review 3:15 room 129
  • 14
  • English Regents 8 am room A1
  • 15
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    27
    28
    29
    30

    APRIL 2017

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    3
    DAY F
  • Never Let Me Go
  • 4
    DAY A



    5
    DAY B
    6
    DAY C
  • Never Let Me Go
  • 7
    DAY D





    Mid Term Essay Due @ turnitin by 11:59 pm
    10
    RECESS

    SPRING BREAK!
    11
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    SPRING BREAK!
    12
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    SPRING BREAK!
    13
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    SPRING BREAK!
    14
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    SPRING BREAK!
    17
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    SPRING BREAK!
    18
    DAY E
  • Oryx and Crake Quiz pages 3-33
  • Oryx and Crake Vocabulary List
  • Tips for Reading Oryx and Crake
  • JOURNAL OC 1: First Impressions. What are your initial thoughts about Snowman? The situation? The noveL?
  • Hand in The Time Machine and Zoline Annotations today please
  • Artificial Organs
  • Animal-Human Hybrids Banned in Some States...
  • "Artificial liver 'could be grown'"
  • Big Ide Organ Regeneration
  • Growing Organs in the Lab
  • Genetically Altered Salmon (Newsday)
  • Artificial Human Ear Growing in Mice
  • 19
    DAY F
  • Oryx and Crake Quiz 37-68
  • JOURNAL OC #2. Passage Analysis. Select a passage from last night's reading to discuss. Write out the passage and discuss its importance.
  • Alex the Parrot
  • Parrot Intelligence
  • Skin Guns "Phizer's "Nooskins"
  • 150 human animal hybrids grown in UK labs: Embryos have been produced secretively for the past three years
  • Hybrids, Chimeras, and Haldane's Rule
  • Animal-Human Hybrids Spark Controversary
  • 20
    DAY A



    21
    DAY B
  • Shakespeare Day! Sit with the class in the GYM or be marked absent!
  • 24
    DAY C
  • Oryx and Crake Quiz pages 69-92
  • JOURNAL OC#3: Pastimes. How do the boys pass their free time? Why do you think Atwood presents all these details?
  • Glenn Gould
  • Violent Video Games Disrupt Emotion and Cognition in Young Men
  • "Scream Bloody Murder" CNN
  • 25
    DAY D



    26
    DAY E
  • Oryx and Crake Quiz pages 95-126
  • JOURNAL OC #4. Oryx. React to Oryx's childhood and adult response. Why does Atwood create this character?
  • Video Glowing Animals
  • Genetic Engineering to Wipe Out Mosquitoes
  • Glow in the Dark Cats, Jellyfish, and Monkeys May Prevent AIDS and More Glow in the Dark Cats
  • Hundred Arrested in Massive Child Pornography Ring
  • Slavery and Human Trafficking
  • Anti-Trafficking Program
  • Child Trafficking and Woman in Poverty
  • Truth About Human Trafficking
  • 27
    DAY F
  • Oryx and Crake Quiz pages 127-162
  • JOURNAL OC #5. Big Idea? Discuss a passage or symbol from the reading and explore how it helps deelop a big idea/theme from the novel overall.
  • Urine Bio Fences
  • Why Do Cats Purr?
  • Purring as Healing
  • Caecotrophs
  • Rabiit's Digestion
  • 28
    DAY A



    March 2017

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    27
    DAY C
  • HW #8 : Quiz on Black Mirror's "White Christmas" episode [available on Netflix or online]
  • JOURNAL #6. "White Christmas." What was the worst part/idea/concept of the film? Explain.
  • ONE IDEA: TWO WORKS in class assignment
  • 28
    DAY D


    Mar 1
    DAY E


    AI Excerpt Due (2 pages, single spaced, landscaped) printed FOUR COPIES for class: you will get 10 points for having 4 copies and 10 points for workshop work
  • submit REVISED FINAL draft to turnitin (I will only grade on turnitin): Class ID 14837810 and PW gokturk
  • Mar 2
    DAY F
  • HW #9 DUE by Friday 6 PM
  • JOURNALING: PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE
  • Here's that play I read from: Mnemonic in DC!
  • Mar 3
    DAY A


    6
    DAY E
  • HW #10 DUE
  • Journal 8: First Impressions. What does the TT think when he lands in the future? Why?
  • Riddle of the Sphinx, imagery, Fate, characterization TT
  • 7
    DAY F
  • HW #11 DUE
  • Journal #9. Theme Songs. Provide a 'theme song' for each of the people and explain why you chose them.
  • 8
    DAY A


    9
    DAY B
  • HW #12 DUE
  • Journal #10.Big Idea. In a thoughtful paragraph, detail ONE major reason you think Wells wrote this novel. Provide evidence.
  • Pair work close read
  • 10
    DAY C
  • HW #13 DUE
  • Pair Work on TM Topic
  • 13
    DAY D


    14
    NO SCHOOL

    SNOW DAY!
    15
    DAY E
  • HW #14 DUE
  • 10-15 minutes to finish TM Pair Work
  • Annotation project
  • 16
    DAY F
  • HW #15 DUE
  • 17
    DAY A


    20
    DAY B
  • HW #15 DUE
    "The Heat Death if the Universe"
  • 21
    DAY C
  • HW #15 DUE"The Heat Death if the Universe"
  • 22
    DAY D



    23
    DAY E

  • Please Take This Survey for Shakespeare Day
  • HW #15 DUE
  • "The Heat Death if the Universe"
  • 24
    DAY F
  • HW #16 DUE
  • "The Heat Death if the Universe" Final Discussion
  • Cyriak's "Malfunction"
  • 27
    DAY A



    28
    DAY B
  • HW #17 DUE
  • Cyriak's "Malfunction"
  • History of Blue
  • A Good House Wife's Guide (and Consequences) by Jess C.
  • "The Heat Death of the Universe" Movie Trailer by Kaitlin M, Celia T, and Dana N
  • Matt G and Danie D.'s Heat Death Remake
  • The Heat Death of the Universe film by Alice D and Sarah S.
  • What are your thoughts about bio-engineering? Read the article you are assigned and summarize it into your own words /note patterns. What questions do you have / does the article raise?
  • Article #1: PBS: Stem Cell Research & Politics
  • Article #2: ďAs a species, we have a moral obligation to enhance ourselves"
  • Article #3: Embryos Both Animal and Human
  • Article #4: Trials of Stem Cell Research (NYT)
  • Article #5: How Close Are We to Cloning Humans?
  • Article #6 Timeline of Bio Engineering: NPR: Bush and Stem Cell Research
  • Article #7:What is Cloning?
  • 29
    DAY C
  • Group: ASsemble by the article you read yesterday. Share your questions and reactions. Present overview to class about article and opinions in your group. What are the pros and cons of what was discussed in your article?
  • 30
    DAY D


    31
    DAY E
  • Ted Talk: It's Time to Question Bio Engineering
  • Ted Talk: The Potential of Regenerative Medicine
  • Bio Engineering, Ethics, Pros and Cons...
  • Never Let Me Go
  • FEBRUARY 2017

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
    Jan 30
    DAY A


    Jan 31
    DAY B
    Welcome!
  • Writing Prompt: What man-made problem that exists today worries you for the future?
  • Course Description & Class Guidelines [please read]
  • James Thurber's "The Last Flower"
  • 1
    DAY C
  • HW #1 DUE
  • JOURNAL #1: What do see/think when you hear the word paradise? What about utopia? Explain what you see for each. How are they different?
  • "The Garden of Earthly Delights Tryptich [a template for some our themes]
  • 2
    DAY D


    3
    DAY E
  • HW #2 DUE
  • "Adam and No Eve" Quiz
  • 6
    DAY F
  • HW #3 DUE
  • "A Pail of Air" Quiz
  • JOURNAL #2. Passage Analysis. Select a passage from "A Pail of Air" to discuss. Write it out, cite, and explore its importance.
  • Setting, motif of cozy catastrophe, symbols
  • 7
    DAY A


    8
    DAY B
  • HW #4 DUE
  • "There Will Come Soft Rains" Quiz
  • Leonard Nimoy read "There Will Come Soft Rains"
  • Literary Pair Work
  • 9
    NO SCHOOL

    SNOW DAY :)
    10
    DAY C
  • HW #5 DUE
  • 2045: The Year Man Becomes Immortal Quiz
  • "I've Got a Secret" with Guest Raymond Kurzweil
  • IMB's Watson on Jeopardy! (2011)
  • Watson After Jeopardy
  • Her Movie Trailer
  • Movie Trailer for Chappie (2015)
  • Open the Pod Bay Doors, HAL
  • Corning (advertisement): A Day in 2020
  • Futurscape: Computer Chips in Your Brain
  • 13
    DAY D


    14
    DAY E
  • HW #6 DUE
  • Are Robots Hurting Job Growth?
  • Humans Needs Not Apply
  • Last Days on Earth Technology Clip @ 16:45 mark
  • "The 'Worm' That Could Bring Down The Internet"
  • Physics of the Future (NPR)
  • Smart Watches (NPR)
  • Raymond Kurzweil's "The Coming Singularity"
  • Michio Kaku on The Singularity
  • 15
    DAY F
  • HW #7
  • "I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream" JOURNAL: Course Motifs. Select ONE course motif and discuss how it appears (or doesn't) in the story. Earth Abides, Adam and No Eve, Perils of Technology, Mad Scientist, Ouroboros, last of , cozy catastrophe, paradise...
  • HELL
  • Listen to harlan Ellison on YouTube!
  • 16
    DAY A


    17
    DAY B
  • Over break: please watch Black Mirror's "White Christmas" episode [available on Netflix or online]; there will be a quiz
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