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.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

March 31, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  An embarrassing time
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Work on Book 2

Period 2A

1.  Got vocabulary
2.  Reading quiz on Flowers for Algernon
3.  Deeper thoughts regarding the book

Period 2B

1.  Went over vocabulary
2.  Retook vocabulary from last week
3.  Discussed the logging chapter

Period 6

1.  Writing:  An embarrassing time
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Work on poem presentation

Monday, March 30, 2015

March 30, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  A disastrous trip
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Review some key passages in the book
4.  Socratic circle for Lord of the Flies

Period 2A

1.  Review of grammar items:  pronoun and antecedent
2.  Quiz on Flowers for Algernon

Period 2B

1.  Talk about vocabulary
2.  Reading Romeo and Juliet in class

Period 6

1.  Writing:  A disastrous trip
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Found poems and started presentations

Friday, March 27, 2015

March 27, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Kids these days
2.  Vocabulary test
3.  Reading quiz on Lord of the Flies
4.  Theme according to William Golding

Period 2A

1.  Vocabulary test
2.  Reading quiz on Flowers and themes

Period 2B

1.  Vocabulary test
2.  Discussion of Country Life chapters

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Kids these days
2.  Vocabulary test
3.  More talk of essay/ careers
4.  Reading Macbeth in class

Thursday, March 26, 2015

March 26, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing: Traveling by...
2.  Reading quiz on Lord of the Flies
3.  Further discussion about the leadership aspects

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  Traveling by...
2.  Looking at the news story about the plane crash
3.  Vocabulary pairing
4.  Reading Romeo and Juliet in class

Period 6

Job fair in the gymnasium

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

March 25, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  A guy named Fred
2.  Reading quiz on Lord of the Flies
3.  Group work related to leadership qualities

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  A guy named Fred
2.  Socratic circle discussion on themes of Flowers for Algernon

Period 6

1.  Writing:  A guy named Fred
2.  Went over vocabulary with guest teacher Eban
3.  Act 3 worksheet
4.  Started Act 4 of Macbeth

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

March 24, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  I wish I had more time to...
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Quiz on Lord of the Flies
4.  Did the kids know discussion

Period 2A

1.  Groupings for working definitions of vocabulary words
2.  Continues with themes in Flowers for Algernon
3.  Reading quiz on Flowers for Algernon

Period 2B

1.  Vocabulary test retake
2.  Went over this week's words

Period 6

1.  Writing:  I wish I had more time to...
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Answer questions about essay -clarify citations
4.  Reading Macbeth in class

Monday, March 23, 2015

March 23, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing: Hair
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Finished 7 Deadly sins
4.  Reading quiz on Lord of the Flies
5.  Symbolism in the chapter

Period 2A

1.  Got vocabulary
2.  Did group work on themes from the book

Period 2B

1.  Got vocabulary
2.  Desire to learn and "to win"
3.  Reading of Romeo and Juliet

Period 6

1.  Writing: Hair
2.  Peer editing of informative essay

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