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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, December 9, 2016

December 9, 2016 in class

Period 2A

1.  Journal check
2.  Start test on To Kill a Mockingbird

Period 2B

1.  Vocabulary test
2.  Reading quiz and discussion of A Country Life

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Kids need to be tougher these days
2.  Vocabulary quiz
3.  The view of Baba now

Thursday, December 8, 2016

December 8, 2016 in class

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  The best gift given or received
2.  Finished taking the test on Summer of My German Soldier
3.  Discussed the characters from the book
4.  Discussed the school chapter from A Country Life

Period 6

1.  Writing:  The swastika controversy
2.  Discussion about Kite Runner
3.  World presentation

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

December 7, 2016 in class

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  Best gift given/ received
2.  Writing about your book
3.  Worksheet on To Kill a Mockingbird
4.  Discussion of the end of Mockingbird

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Limit children?
2.  Finish Botswana presentation
3.  Reading quiz and discussion of The Kite Runner

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

December 6, 2016 in class

Period 2A

1.  Went over vocabulary
2.  Reader reaction journal:  character
3.  Reading in independent book

Period 2B

1.  Went over vocabulary
2.  Discussion of the sections in A Country Life

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Charter schools
2.  Finished Portugal presentation
3.  Did first part of Botswana presentation
4.  Went over vocabulary

Thursday, December 1, 2016

December 1, 2016 in class

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  It's a big deal
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Introduction to A Country Life
4.  Final test on The Summer of My German Soldier

Period 6

1.  Writing / discussion:  Should Trump use Twitter?
2.  Reading quiz on The Kite Runner and discussion
3.  Presentation on Portugal by Sam

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

November 30, 2017 in class

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  It's a big deal
2.  Went over vocabulary with working definitions
3.  Watched the movie To Kill a Mockingbird

Period 6

1.  Mr. Page gives Voice of Democracy awards
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Poems performed
4.  Reading quiz on The Kite Runner
5.  What is Amir's issue?



Monday, November 28, 2016

November 28, 2016 in class

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  The best and worst of the weekend
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Notes on appearance vs. reality in To Kill a Mockingbird

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  The best and worst of the weekend
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Notes and discussion of racism in The Summer of My German Soldier

Period 6

1.  Writing/ Discussion:  The Electoral College
2.  Got vocabulary words
3.  Intro to book The Kite Runner
4.  More poems performed

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