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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, March 6, 2015

March 6, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Birthdays
2.  Vocabulary test and grammar quiz
3.  Started prologue to Pardoner's Tale
4.  Got calendar

Period 2A

1.  Vocabulary "pictionary"
2.  Vocabulary test
3.  Grammar check quiz

Period 2B

1.  Went over vocabulary

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Birthdays
2.  Vocabulary test
3.  Reading quiz on The Contender
4.  Reading Macbeth

Thursday, March 5, 2015

March 5, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  That's a relief
2.  Shared prologues
3.  Finished book 1

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  That's a relief
2.  Found vocabulary using newspaper
3.  Wrote poems using the newspaper
4.  Reading Romeo and Juliet

Period 6

1.  Writing:  That's a relief
2.  Vocabulary review with partners
3.  Reading quiz on The Contender
4.  Continued reading Macbeth in class

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Dogs vs. cats
2.  Quick review of vocabulary words
3.  Review of the pilgrims in the tales
4.  Started looking at Parson's Tale and seven deadly sins
5.  Continued work on Book 1

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  California
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Found examples from newspaper of vocabulary words
4.  Group writing of poems about a news story

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Dogs vs. cats
2.  Quick review of vocabulary words
3.  Quiz on The Contender
4.  Conclusions on the characters so far
5.  Reading Macbeth in class

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

March 3, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  It's not fair
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Book 1

Period 2A

1.  Got vocabulary
2.  Continued to learn and make examples with literary terms

Period 2B

1.  Literary terms
2.  Started reading Romeo and Juliet

Period 6

1.  Writing:  It's not fair
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Got The Contender
4.  Started reading Macbeth

Monday, March 2, 2015

March 2, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing: Best and worst of vacation
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Grammar items:  Agreement, fewer and less
4.  Discussion of the pilgrims

Period 2A

1.  Writing: Best and worst of vacation
2.  Grammar items:  Agreement, fewer and less

Period 2B

1.  Writing: Best and worst of vacation
2.  Reviewed literary terms
3.  Reviewed grammar rules
4.  Practiced reading for plays

Period 6

1.  Writing: Best and worst of vacation
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Took notes on Macbeth
4.  Talked about dialect

Thursday, February 19, 2015

February 19, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Vacation plans or not
2.  Personal newspapers presented
3.  Notes for the diary

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  Vacation plans or not
2.  Romeo and Juliet skit writing
3.  Notes on other literary devices

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

February 18, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Winter Carnival
2.  Final words about the newspaper
3.  Prologue items

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  Winter Carnival
2.  Shakespearean skits done
3.  Discussion about allusions

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Winter Carnival
2.  Work on newspaper
3.  Beginning of vocabulary test

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