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.

Monday, February 8, 2016

February 8, 2016 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  The superbowl, the ads, not watching it
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Newspaper format
4.  Talked about Old English and Middle English
5.  Started reading Beowulf in class

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  The superbowl, the ads, not watching it
2.  Finished vocabulary test

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  The superbowl, the ads, not watching it
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Refreshed literary terms

Thursday, February 4, 2016

February 4, 2016 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  If I could meet any well-known person
2.  Vocabulary skits
3.  How to do a restaurant review
4.  Work on newspaper/ finish essay

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  If I could meet any well-known person
2.  Vocabulary skits
3.  Literary terms
4.  Started reading Romeo and Juliet

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

February 3, 2016 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  The Stranger
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Writing the summer reading essay
4.  The personal newspaper

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  The Stranger
2.  Reading the newspaper
3.  In class reading of Romeo and Juliet

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

February 2, 2017

Period 1

1.  Got vocabulary words
2.  Possibilities for authors
3.  Putting sources on line
4.  Summer reading essay

Period 2A and 2B

1.  Stories from vocabulary words
2.  Went over vocabulary

Period 6

1.  Poetry
2.  Doing leads; dramatic, summary, gadget, surprise and allusion

Monday, February 1, 2016

February 1, 2016 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Elephant vs. giraffe
2.  How to do an academic resume
3.  Work on summer reading essay
4.  Got calendar

Period 2A

1.  Got calendar
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Finished vocabulary test from Friday

Period 2B

1.  Got calendar
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Reading in class with independent books

Friday, January 29, 2016

January 29, 2016 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Something in the news
2.  Vocabulary test
3.  Author project explained
4.  Articles read by peers

Period 2A and 2B

1. Vocabulary studying with partners
2.  Vocabulary test

Thursday, January 28, 2016

January 28, 2016 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing: Homework
2.  Shared leads
3.  Wrote and shared news stories
4.  Blogging explained
5.  Vocabulary activity

Period 2B

1.  Writing: Interesting relative
2.  Mid-years
3.  Good and well
4.  Vocabulary review

For full credit!!!

Comment about learning or an activity we did. Example: "I found that reviewing vocabulary this way is most helpful to me." Do not restate what was done in class. Do not comment about your own grades. Blog comments must have correct spelling, capitalization, grammar and punctuation.
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