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.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

March 23, 2017 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  That's gross
2.  Socratic seminar on book
3.  Prologue explained

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  That's gross
2.  Reading quiz on To Kill a Mockingbird
3.  Words to live by from Atticus

Period 6

1.  Writing:  That's gross
2.  How to put notes on Noodletools
3.  Taking notes for essay

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Embarrassing
2.  Theme discussion from the end of the book
3.  Talked about qualities as related to leaders picked
4.  The dynamics of picking one person over another

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  Embarrassing
2.  Why go to WHS
3.  Completion of vocabulary test
4.  Socratic seminar- learning through questioning

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Embarrassing
2.  Researching a topic
3.  Thesis statement writing
4.  Noodletools

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  I love...
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Socratic seminar about civilization vs savagery and more on allegory connections

Period 2A and 2B

Went over vocabulary

Period 6

1.  Writing:  I love...
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Test on The Contender



Monday, March 20, 2017

March 20, 2017 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  For free
2.  Vocabulary test
3.  Socratic seminar:  allegory connections for Lord of the Flies
Vocabulary 6  See below

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  For free
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Started vocabulary test

Period 2B

1.  Got vocabulary
2.  Took vocabulary test

Period 6

1.  Got vocabulary
2.  Vocabulary test
3.  Started taking The Contender


Vocabulary 6 10 H


  1. Oblique
  2. Pernicious
  3. Prattle
  4. Sojourn
  5. Prodigious
  6. Sublime
  7. Posterity
  8. Sustenance
  9. Vehemence
  10. Ebullient
  11. Ameliorate
  12. Gamut
  13. Blasé
  14. Nirvana
  15. Puissant
  16. Impeccable
  17. Femme fatale
  18. Pie in the sky
  19. To run the gauntlet
  20. Sword of Damocles

Thursday, March 16, 2017

March 16, 2017 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing: teachers
2.  Reading quiz on Lord of the Flies
3.  Allegory explained
4.  Characters and their traits

Period 2A

1.  One article shared
2.  Capitalization and word choice
3.  Vocabulary pairs

Period 2B

1.  Writing: teachers
2. Socratic seminar:  Motif from TKAM

Period 6

1.  Writing: teachers
2.  Reading quiz on The Contender
3.  Socratic Seminar: Motifs from the book

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017 in class

2 Hour delay

Make an important statement about the book that shows you have thought about the motivations of the characters.

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Hospitals
2.  Reading quiz on Lord of the Flies
3.  Looking at the end of chapter 8
4.  Meaning of "lord of the flies" and mob mentality

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Hospitals
2.  Finished working definitions
3.  Reviewed the idea of theme and motif
4.  Reading quiz on The Contender
5.  Socratic seminar on characters from the book

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

March 14, 2017 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  What is Alex doing?
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Socratic seminar about Lord of the Flies

Period 2A and 2B

Vocabulary with working definitions

Period 6

1.  Writing:  I like to watch
2.  Prologues
3.  Vocabulary with working definitions

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