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, October 1, 2014

October 1, 2014 in class

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  If you could meet a famous person
2.  Famous people we've seen
3.  Finish poem presentation slides
4.  Talked about tone
5.  Practiced tones in poems

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Single sex schools
2.  Reading quiz on Crime and Punishment
3.  Four more motifs/themes discussed small group to large group
4.  Newspaper-vocabulary connection

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

September 30, 2014 in class

Period 2A and 2B

1.  Went over vocabulary
2.  Worked more on the poems

Period 6

1.  Writing:  When should parents stop parenting?
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Reading Taming of the Shrew

Monday, September 29, 2014

September 29, 2014 in class

Period 2A and 2B

1.  Got vocabulary
2.  Introduction to Poetry Out Loud program

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Social media with teachers
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Small group to large group discussion about themes and motifs in Crime and Punishment

Thursday, September 25, 2014

September 25, 2014 in class

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  Where will you be in 10 years
2.  Vocabulary review skits
3.  Reading quiz on "The Bass, the River and Sheila Mant"
4.  Discussion of the events of the story

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Should PE be required all 4 years?
2.  Vocabulary review skits
3.  Reading quiz on Crime and Punishment
4.  How does Raskolnikov justify his actions?
5.  Taming of the Shrew read in class

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

September 24, 2014 in class

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  Your life in 10 years
2.  Vocabulary skits for review
3.  Talking about "coming of age" items
4.  Relating to the story and theme of the story
5.  The newspaper and brief mention of the Syrian bombing

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Breast feeding in public
2.  Reading quiz on Crime and Punishment
3.  Socratic circle regarding the book
4.  Got countries to learn about
5.  Vocabulary pictionary

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

September 23, 2014 in class

Period 2A

1.  Went over vocabulary
2.  Practiced introductory clauses

Period 2B

1.  Went over vocabulary
2.  Talked about what a coming of age item would be

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Why nobody knows or cares about the bombing in Syria
2.  Library work
3.  Went over vocabulary words

Monday, September 22, 2014

September 22, 2014 in class

Period 2A and 2B

1.  Got vocabulary
2.  Talked about the structure of short stories

Period 6

1.  Writing:  High school should focus more on...
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Reading quiz on Crime and Punishment
4.  Assignment sheet for world project explained

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