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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.

Monday, November 24, 2014

November 24, 2014 in class

Period 2

1.  Equality discussion
2.  Reading quiz on "Harrison Bergeron"
3.  Students started test on Summer of My German Soldier
4.  Talk of the chapters in To Kill a Mockingbird

Period 6

1.  Reading quiz on The Kite Runner
2.  Sentence game
3.  Afghanistan presentation completed
4.  More of the Pakistan presentation done

Thursday, November 20, 2014

November 20, 2014 in class

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  The change in the classes
2.  Discussion about the division in class
3.  Vocabulary partner review then fly swatter game review
4.  Socratic circle book groups
5.  A look at the want ads in the newspaper

Period 6

1. Reading quiz on The Kite Runner
2.  Discussion of the pomegranate tree incident
3.  Emotional connection to the book
4.  Pakistan presentation by Laura

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

November 18, 2014 in class

Periods 2A and 2B

1.  Regrouping of classes with an explanation
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Reading quizzes on respective books

Period 6

1.  Reading quiz on The Kite Runner
2.  Points of clarification on The Kite Runner
3.  Presentation on Denmark
4.  Presentation on India

Monday, November 17, 2014

November 17, 2014 in class

Period 2A

1.  Got vocabulary
2.  Did worksheet questions on To Kill a Mockingbird

Period 2B

1.  Got vocabulary
2.  Did worksheet questions on Summer of My German Soldier

Period 6

1.  Writing topic:  Can parents be best friends with their kids?
2.  Got The Kite Runner
3.  Worked in the library on essays

Thursday, November 13, 2014

November 13, 2014 in class

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  The weekend
2.  Reading quiz on Summer of My German Soldier
3.  Small group discussion on themes
4.  Notes on themes and motif

Period 6

1.  Presentation continued on China
2.  Saudi Arabia presentation
3.  Lottie started the India presentation

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

November 12, 2014 in class

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  Best and worst of the weekend
2.  Video about Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
3.  Quotes from the book
4.  Reading quiz on To Kill a Mockingbird
5.  Newspaper connection to the book

Period 6

1.  Writing:  net neutrality
2.  World projects-

Robert-Nigeria
Jacob-Portugal
Kendra-China

Thursday, November 6, 2014

November 6, 2014 in college

Period 2B

1.  Writing: Cats vs. Dogs
2.  Reading quiz on Summer of My Soldier
3.  Video on US prison camps
4.  Reading the newspaper

Period 6

1. Writing:  College rankings
2.  Saying goodbye to the girls
3.  Apples to apples

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