Monthly Archives: February 2016
Thursday 25 February- all classes
Hopefully you were able to get some work done yesterday. We will see what you got done and go from there.
Wednesday 24 February- AP Lang
Another archaic text! Go to Classroom to retrieve the text and questions for analysis. Write down your answers and keep them so we can go over them tomorrow.
Use any remaining time to work on your social justice paper and/or read In Cold Blood.
Wednesday 24 February- English 9
Reading time (20 minutes). Check Classroom for this week’s Friday writing. It’s a creative topic based on your book.
Continue reading The Odyssey in the white books. We begin on chapter 8 with the Land of the Dead. This is an important part of the story and Odysseus is one of only three mortals to survive a trip to the Underworld. Take notes about what happens on your big organizer.
Wednesday 24 February- English 10/11
Work time. Then, continue on with “Minerva Writes Poems” on page 84. Keep taking NOTES! We will use them later.
Tuesday 23 February- AP Lang
Peer editing day! You should strive to have your paper read by TWO people today. Each time you read a paper, fill out the attached sheet. You can also make comments in your partners’ papers. Use this time to strengthen your writing.
But first, let’s listen to this short podcast about Harper Lee.
Tuesday 23 February- English 9
Make this graphic on your big paper. Use this to start planning your presentation. If you have more than one of a kind of source, that’s OK. List them all and you can pick the best one later.
I forgot about Friday #18 yesterday, but that’s fine. Take a look at it now in Classroom.
Tuesday 23 February- English 10/11
Today we start on page 74, the chapter titled “Four Skinny Trees”.
Don’t forget we have a Friday writing this week. It’s an easy one, but still needs to happen.
Monday 22 February- AP Lang
ICB discussion based on the questions posted in Classroom. Let’s be sure everyone talks today.
Start thinking about this idea from Shmoop. Pick one to argue for. Which characters would agree with which plan?
“Life in Holcomb means lifelong friendships, security, and contentment. Everyone looks out for everyone else. Let’s stay here.”
“Life in Holcomb is isolating, limiting, boring, and lacking culture or fun. We’re moving to New York.”
You should finish up your rough draft of the social justice paper tonight. We will peer-edit these tomorrow.
Monday 22 February-English 10/11
This week’s Friday paragraph is another check-up on your Mango Creative project.
Continue reading the text.