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In order to get full credit for the blog, you must use correct spelling, punctuation and capitalization. You must discuss any aspect of learning in the classroom. The purpose of this is to think about your learning. It is not to discuss your grades or give a thumbs up or down to what was done in class. Do not restate what was done in class. Fully developed thoughts are expected. You may state if something helped or did not help your learning but you must tell why.

Friday, October 24, 2014

October 24, 2014 in class

Period 2A and 2B

Vocabulary review and test

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Genetically modified crops
2.  Researching surrealism, expressionism, existentialism, and Freudianism in relation to The Metamorphosis
3.  News stories from the world

Thursday, October 23, 2014

October 23, 2014 in class

Period 2B

1.  Writing: Whew!
2.  Vocabulary pairing review
3.  Poem recitals
4.  Newspaper-vocabulary connections

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Parents violating kids' privacy
2.  Reading quiz on Metamorphosis
3.  Acting out a scene from the story
4.  Poem presentation

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

October 22, 2014 in class

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  My first school memory
2.  Relating that back Scout
3.  Practice poems with a partner
4.  Poem performances
5.  Newspaper and vocabulary connection

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Is social media positive?
2.  Reading quiz on Metamorphosis
3.  Socratic seminar on the book

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

October 21, 2014 in class

Period 2A

1.  Went over vocabulary
2.  Reading quiz on Mockingbird
3.  Work on poem

Period 2B

1.  Went over vocabulary
2.  Reading quiz/ discussion

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Climate change
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Finished poetry presentations
4.  Introduction to Metamorphosis

Monday, October 20, 2014

October 20, 2014 in class

Period 2A

1.  Got vocabulary
2.  Talked about reading
3.  Did a worksheet on the Mockingbird chapters

Period 2B

1.  Got vocabulary
2.  Talked about reading
3.  Did a worksheet on Summer of My German Soldier chapters

Period 6

1.  Writing:  The Keene State incident
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Poem presentations

Friday, October 17, 2014

October 17, 2014 in class

Period 2A

1.  Character sheet review for To Kill a Mockingbird
2.  Quiz on Mockingbird
3.  Short discussion on expectations for next week's poems

Period 2B

1. Short discussion on expectations for next week's poems
2.  Character review sheet for Summer of My German Soldier
3.  Reading quiz on the book

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Does religion cause war?
2.  Work on poem presentations and world literature project

Thursday, October 16, 2014

October 16, 2014 in class

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  Best field trip
2.  Poem presentations
3.  Analyzing poems
4.  Looked at the rainbow poem
5.  Started The Summer of My German Soldier

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Is college worth the price?
2.  Looking at and analyzing poems for Poetry Out Loud

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