What you need to do:

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.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

May 20, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Summer reading
2.  Sign up for books
3.  Reading quiz on Frankenstein
4.  Socratic circle for Frankenstein

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  Summer reading
2.  Got new book
3.  Wrote vignettes and shared some
4.  Reading Romeo and Juliet in class

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Summer reading
2.  Signed up for books
3.  Reader reaction journal: changes in the character
4.  More sentence mapping

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

May 19, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  I can hardly wait for...
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Grammar items with reflexive pronouns and proper pronoun use

Period 2A and 2B

1.  Went over vocabulary
2.  Reading Romeo and Juliet in class

Period 6

1.  Writing:  I can hardly wait for...
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Reader reaction journal:  Conflict
4.  Grammar items with reflexive pronouns and proper pronoun use

Monday, May 18, 2015

May 18, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  featherbed, feces, fedora
2.  Scheduling
3.  Vocabulary test

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  featherbed, feces, fedora
2.  Videos

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  featherbed, feces, fedora
2.  Reading quiz on Old Man and the Sea

Period 6

1.  Writing:  featherbed, feces, fedora
2.  Reader reaction journal - personal connection
3.  Sentence mapping

Thursday, May 14, 2015

May 14, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Counting my blessings
2.  Reading quiz on Frankenstein
3.  Practice writing diary entries/ sharing

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  Counting my blessings
2.  Reading Romeo and Juliet
3.  Retelling the balcony scene in a modern way

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Counting my blessings
2.  Reader reaction journal:  key events
3.  Vocabulary review activity
4.  Newspapers-grammar

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

May 13, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  change
2.  Test on Macbeth

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  change
2.  Vocabulary review skits and competition
3.  Reading Romeo and Juliet in class


Period 6

1.  Writing:  change
2.  Test on Macbeth

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

May 12, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing: Danger!
2.  Speeches from Macbeth
3.  Went over vocabulary
4.  Socratic circle on Frankenstein

Period 2A

1.  Went over vocabulary
2.  Group work on video
3.  Reading Romeo and Juliet in class

Period 2B

1.  Went over vocabulary
2.  Reading Romeo and Juliet in class

Period 6

1.  Writing: Danger!
2.  Speeches from Macbeth
3.  Went over vocabulary
4.  Reading in independent book

Monday, May 11, 2015

May 11, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Don't judge a book by its cover
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Looked at sentence mapping
4.  Reading quiz on Frankenstein
5.  Worked on speech

Period 2A

1.  Got vocabulary
2.  Wrote about progress on video
3.  Worked in groups

Period 2B

1.  Got vocabulary
2.  Reading quiz on Old Man and the Sea
3.  Illustrating the scene

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Don't judge a book by its cover
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Reader reaction journal:  Believable or unbelievable
4.  Worked on speech

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