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Thursday, April 10, 2014

April 10, 2014 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Worst vacation
2.  Finish Lord of the Flies test
3.  Start "A Modest Proposal" -definition of satire

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  Worst vacation
2.  Mockingbird review sheet
3.  Reading quiz on To Kill a Mockingbird

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Worst vacation
2.  Reader reaction:  Something you should know
3.  Newspaper/ vocabulary activity




Wednesday, April 9, 2014

April 9, 2014 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing: Mock crash
2.  Test on Lord of the Flies

Period 2A

1.  Writing and discussion of mock crash
2.  Reading the newspaper with discussion

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Mock crash
2.  Reader reaction journal:  Setting
3.  In class reading
4.  Reading Macbeth in class

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

April 8, 2014 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  We all make mistakes
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Reading quiz on Lord of the Flies
4.  Socratic circle about the book

Period 2A

1.  Check on reading journals
2.  Socratic circle about Old Man and the Sea

Period 2B

1.  Sharing story starts
2.  Literary terms
3.  Starting Romeo and Juliet

Period 6

1.  Writing:  We all make mistakes
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Reader reaction journal:  most important thing
4.  Notes on Macbeth

Monday, April 7, 2014

April 7, 2014 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  When I was 10
2.  Went over Act 1 worksheet
3.  Got vocabulary
4.  Worked on book 4

Period 2A

Introduction to Old Man and the Sea

Period 2B

Talked about literary devices in Romeo and Juliet

Period 6

1.  Writing:  When I was 10
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Got independent reading book
4.  Finished telling folktales

Friday, April 4, 2014

April 4, 2014 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  A luxury
2.  Vocabulary test
3.  Reading quiz on Lord of the Flies
4.  Discussion about leaders

Period 2A and 2B

1.  Writing:  A luxury
2.  Vocabulary test

Period 6

1.  Writing:  A luxury
2.  Vocabulary test
3.  Last 2 poems
4.  Folktales told

Thursday, April 3, 2014

April 3, 2014 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  A time I've been a fool
2.  Reading quiz on Lord of the Flies
3.  Discussion of symbols and allegory in the book

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  Cars/ Trucks
2.  Vocabulary skits for review
3.  Looking at the newspaper to find examples of the vocabulary

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Cars/Trucks
2.  Poem performances
3.  Vocabulary skits for review
4.  Visual Eyes game

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

April 2, 2014 in class

Period 1

1.  Finished the "pilgrimage"
2.  Finished book two paper

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  My family
2.  Vocabulary partners
3.  Finished presentations
4.  Worked with literary devices
5.  Intro to Romeo and Juliet

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Times I've been a fool
2.  Vocabulary study
3.  Practicing for poem and folktale
4.  Vocabulary skits

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