Outline/Schedule of Unit

  • Unit Outline/Schedule:   **You are responsible for all material, regardless of an absence.

     

    _____Day 1: Introduce Unit/Terms Presented and Defined

    _____Day 2: 4 Corners/Introduce & Distribute TNJC/Discuss Author and Argument

    (Topics: The Criminal Justice System & Incarceration Statistics in the United States)

    HW # 1:  Step 1: Visit and Review Resource # 3

              Step 2: Complete Surprising-Interesting-Troubling Analysis Due on Day 4

    HW # 2:  Read TNJC page 97 to end of 103 ; DUE on Day 4      

     

    _____Day 3: Watch Resource # 2 (Tedx Talk with Michelle Alexander)

    (Topic: Economic Influence on Poverty & Crime)

    HW # 3: HONORS ONLY: Read TNJC pages 50-58 ; DUE on Day 5

    HW # 3: CP OPTIONAL: Read TNJC pages 50-58; DUE on Day 5

     

    _____Day 4: Watch Resource # 4 (Many Rivers to Cross Episode)

    HW # 3: HONORS ONLY: Finish reading TNJC pages 50-58

    HW # 3: CP OPTIONAL: Read TNJC pages 50-58

     

    _____Day 5: As a class, Read TNJC pages 178-190 & Think Aloud

    (HW Topic: The Roundup and Incentives to Incarcerate)

    HW # 4: HONORS ONLY Read 59-66 & 72-74 & 78-80; DUE on Day 7

    HW # 4: CP ONLY Read & Annotate Resource # 6 Hard-Copy; DUE on Day 7

     

    _____Day 6: HONORS ONLY: Teacher Directed Lesson: How Mass Incarceration is the New Jim Crow

    (Topic: The Rebirth of Caste)

    HW # 5: HONORS ONLY: Read Resource # 7 (Reading Excerpt); DUE on Day 8

    HW # 5: CP ONLY: Read Resource # 8 Condensed Version of The Rebirth of Caste; DUE on Day 8

     

    _____Day 7: HONORS ONLY:Teacher Directed Lesson & Student Activity (Classwork Grade for 4th Quarter)

                        CP ONLY: Teacher Directed Lesson: How Mass Incarceration is the New Jim Crow

    HW # 6: HONORS ONLY: Read pgs 190-200

    HW # 5: CP ONLY: Read Resource # 8 Condensed Version of The Rebirth of Caste; DUE on Day 8

     

    _____Day 8: Student Activity

    _____Day 9: Student Activity; Submit Questions to Google Doc.by assigned time!

          HW # 7: HONORS ONLY Read pages 203-220 for Day 11

     

    _____Day 10: Present Student Activity; Class Discussion

     

    _____Day 11: Unit Quiz (Assessment Grade for the 4th Quarter)

     

    _____Day 12: Roundtable Discussion (Classwork Grade for the 4th Quarter)

    HW: Complete Self-Assessment for next class day