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Year 4 Corrections

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All levels

  • Unit 1 Introduction: Updated
  • Week 3: Teacher's Notes were not split out as a separate bookmark
  • Week 19 Read-aloud: The read-aloud assignment for So Far from the Bamboo Grove should say "chapters 1-5 (Week 1 of 2)"
  • Week 20 Read-aloud: The read-aloud assignment for So Far from the Bamboo Grove should say "chapters 6-11 (Week 2 of 2)"
  • Week 21: We have fixed the images on the bottom of page 11.
  • Week 23: On the bottom of page 33, the date of the Sputnik launch was given as 1959. It was actually launched in 1957.
  • Unit 4 Introduction: Page 11 omitted Oregon from the list of western states.

Lower Grammar

  • Week 3: There is a broken Interface link in this week's Evaluation. The correct answers are T, F, F, T, F.
  • Week 5: The word "offensive" may be omitted, since it already appeared in a previous week.
  • Week 7: Arts & Activities #1 should read "clothes for them" instead of "clothes of them."
  • Week 23: Correction

Upper Grammar

  • Week 3: The student directions for this week's Evaluation should say: "Under each of the headings, write one or two facts that you learned about World War I from your reading."
  • Week 5: The word "bombard" may be omitted, since it already appeared in a previous week.
  • Week 7: The assignment for Eric Liddell: Something Greater than Gold on page 4 should read "chapters 1-6 (week 1 of 3)," not "chapters 1-9 (week 1 of 3)."
  • Week 8: On page 14, the sentence "Shade the state of New York, which Franklin Roosevelt represented in the Senate" should instead read "Shade the state of New York, where Franklin Roosevelt served as a state senator."
  • Week 9: Updated Glance. Upper Grammar section should read "The original Mary Poppins is truly different than the Disney version with which you and your children may be familiar. Mary Poppins is not 'practically perfect in every way' in the original book. If this is a concern, please skim or read ahead of your student."
  • Week 10: The definitions for "Bear market" and "Bull market" were reversed on the Evaluation for this week.
  • Week 24: Some formatting and syntax errors in the evaluation for this week have been cleaned up.
  • Week 26: Some formatting and syntax errors in this week's unit exam have been cleaned up.
  • Week 26 Map Aids: This week's student map should have been labeled "Asia" instead of "Indochina."

Dialectic

  • Week 1: The closing phrase for #5 under "Fill in the Blank: Presidents: in this week's Evaluation should be "in Buffalo, New York, in 1901."
  • Week 3: Triple Alliance and Triple Entente should be switched on this week's Evaluation, such that the Entente includes the U.K., France, and Russia.
  • Week 7: Page 4 of the RAC should list Our Living Constitution pages 125-128.
  • Week 8: The first line of instructions on page 18 was there in error and should be removed.
  • Week 11: The assignment from Popular Culture: 1920-1939 is missing. Students should read p. 6-7, 28-31, and 52-53.
  • Week 18:
    • The dialectic history core assignment should be Homeland: The Illustrated History of the State of Israel, by Marv Wolfman, p. 1-71
    • In the RACs (alternates chart), the textbook row, dialectic level, should be blank.
    • DE only: We have corrected the licensing for this week, so you should not longer get the "Not Authorized" message.
  • Week 26: On the page 6 timeline, Lyndon Johnson served from 1963-1969, not 1963-1968.
  • Week 27: On the page 6 timeline, Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated in 1968, not 1966.
  • Week 31: "Inspired unity and confidence..." should be moved from "Negative" to "Positive" under "Opinions of Reagan."
  • Week 33:
    • Letter I on the dialectic literature worksheet on page 19 incorrectly reads "John 20:14" when it ought to have read "1 John 1:7." The teacher's notes did not have the error.
    • Topic 10 of the dialectic discussion outline (page 47) suggested that President Clinton was impeached by the House but not impeached by the Senate. This has been corrected to explain that he was impeached by the House, and then tried but acquitted by the Senate.
  • Week 34: The dialectic Teacher's Notes (page 36) suggest that the National Security Agency was created by George W. Bush, which is incorrect. Under Topic 7, the bullet about the NSA should read: "One such agency, the NSA (National Security Agency) was given the authority to eavesdrop on suspected terrorists without the usually necessary court warrants."
  • Week 34: The dialectic history assignment in The War in Iraq: From the Front Lines to the Home Front is incorrect. The student should read the entire book and not just the page numbers listed in the week-plan.
  • Week 36: In the dialectic discussion outline, the Jonestown massacre (p. 24) and the death of Princess Diana (p. 25) have both been moved from Domestic Issues to Foreign Affairs.

Rhetoric

  • Rhetoric literature Poetics assignments corrections for weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 13, 31, and 35.
  • Week 8: There should not be a bullet regarding architectural styles in Russia in the Fine Arts thread on page 2.
  • Week 9: The points on the literature exam were erroneous and did not add up to 100.
  • Week 10: The author of the rhetoric history book America in the 1930s is Jim Callan, not Jim Callen.
  • Week 11:
    • The first major bullet under topic 4 in the Literature class plan on pages 49-50 should read, "We learned about two of these (central focus and unity) last week. This week you learned four more: balance, contrast, unified progression, and variety in unity."
    • The author of the rhetoric history book America in the 1930s is Jim Callan, not Jim Callen.
  • Week 12: The author of the rhetoric history book America in the 1930s is Jim Callan, not Jim Callen.
  • Week 13: The author of the rhetoric history book America in the 1930s is Jim Callan, not Jim Callen.
  • Week 14: The author of the rhetoric history book America in the 1930s is Jim Callan, not Jim Callen.
  • Week 17: The book Death Be Not Proud was listed in the RAC Extra Resources (p. 5) in both Week 17 and Week 29. The former listing was incorrect and has been removed.
  • Week 18: As the second sub-bullet under "Sexual" in the R Lit. Glance: "On p. 43 Siddhartha has a dream in which his friend Govinda (a monk) becomes a woman, and Siddhartha drinks milk from her breast, symbolizing his turn from self-denial to pursuit of earthly pleasures. The image is not per se sexual, but could be disturbing or distracting."
  • Week 22: The correct assignment for Homeland: The Illustrated History of the State of Israel is p. 72-79.
  • Week 26: On the page 6 timeline, Lyndon Johnson served from 1963-1969, not 1963-1968.
  • Week 27: On the page 6 timeline, Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated in 1968, not 1966.