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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.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

June 5, 2014 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  High drama
2.  Reading quiz and discussion of Night
3.  Reading Macbeth in class

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  High drama
2.  Romeo and Juliet read in class
3.  Introductory clauses explained

Period 6

1.  Writing:  High drama
2.  Reading Macbeth in class  --pen fight
3.  Quiz on Act 5

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

June 4, 2014 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Doctor's orders
2.  Socratic circle about Night

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  Doctor's orders
2.  Skit
3.  Reading Romeo and Juliet

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Doctor's orders
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Learned knot tying
4.  Lord of the Flies quiz and visualizing
5.  Reading Macbeth

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

June 3, 2014 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Phobias
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Finished test on Mayor of Casterbridge

Periods 2A and 2B

Trivia in the library on the Renaissance

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Phobias
2.  Worksheet on Lord of the Flies
3.  Quiz and discussion of Lord of the Flies
4.  Finished Jeremy's presentation

Monday, June 2, 2014

June 2, 2014 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Go it alone
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Final test on Mayor of Casterbridge

Period 2A

1.  Writing and discussion:  Renaissance faire
2.  Got vocabulary

Period 2B

1.  Writing and discussion:  Renaissance faire
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Reading Romeo and Juliet

Period 6

1.  Got vocabulary
2.  Presentations on throwing a javelin, origami
3.  Quiz on Lord of the Flies
4.  Discussed qualities of a leader and allegory

Thursday, May 29, 2014

May 29, 2014 in class

Period 1

STAR testing

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  Success
2.  Working on project

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Coolest project
2.  Reading quiz on Lord of the Flies
3.  Ranking leadership qualities
4.  Discussion of qualities

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

May 28, 2014 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Success
2.  Songs
3.  Reading Macbeth in class

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  Success
2.  Group work on Renaissance project

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Success
2.  Changing a tire
3.  Discussion about newspaper article

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

May 27, 2014 in class

Period 1

1.  Vocabulary test finished
2.  Songs performed

Period 2A and 2B

Work on project

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Best and worst of the weekend
2.  More teaching--making salsa, changing a tire

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