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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.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

June 3, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Country vs.  city
2.  Discussion of competencies
3.  "Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey" discussed
4.  Nature poetry exercise
5.  Got summer reading books

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  Country vs. city
2.  Practice with the speech
3.  Got summer reading books
4.  Did speech
5.  Read Romeo and Juliet in class

Period 6

1.  Writing:  That's different
2.  Reading quiz on Lord of the Flies
3.  Group work/ discussion on leadership qualities
4.  Explanation of symbolism of beast from the air


Tuesday, June 2, 2015

June 2, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  The mystery of Don revealed
2.  Writing:  The story of Don
3.  Went over vocabulary
4.  Proverbs of Hell continued discussion

Period 2A

1.  Went over vocabulary
2.  Reading Romeo and Juliet in class

Period 2B

1.  Went over vocabulary

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Country vs. City
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Brianna did her presentation
4.  Most finished book reviews
5.  Reading quiz on Lord of the Flies

Monday, June 1, 2015

June 1, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Yearbooks
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Themes of friendship from Frankenstein
4.  Proverbs of Hell discussion

Period 2A

1.  Work on Romeo and Juliet speech
2.  Got vocabulary

Period 2B

1.  Work on Romeo and Juliet speech
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Reading quiz on Old Man and the Sea

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Yearbooks
2.  Got vocabulary
3.  Reading quiz on Lord of the Flies
4.  Continued leadership discussion

Thursday, May 28, 2015

May 28, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  What game show would you most like to be on?
2.  Newspaper reading and discussion

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  What game show would you most like to be on?
2.  Reading quiz on The Old Man and the Sea
3.  Parts of speech/ sentence mapping

Period 6

1.  Writing:  What game show would you most like to be on?
2.  Reading quiz on The Lord of the Flies
3.  Listed and ranked qualities of a leader
4.  Worked on book review

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

May 27, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  That's just wrong
2.  Looking at William Blake's "The Lamb" and "The Tyger" and "Proverbs of Hell"
3.  Vocabulary test

Period 2

1.  Writing:  That's just wrong
2.  Discussion of A Country Life in comparison to today's world
3.  Reading the newspaper and discussing the articles

Period 6

1.  Writing:  That's just wrong
2.  Continued work on the book review
3.  Quiz on Lord of the Flies
4.  Listing qualities of a leader

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

May 26, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Best and worst of the weekend
2.  Song rubric explained
3.  Romantic Age power point

Period 2A

1.  Literary terms quiz for those who haven't shown competency
2.  All stated that the paper must be passed in on Friday
3.  Talked about A Country Life

Period 2B

1.  Vocabulary test
2.  Reading quiz on Old Man and the Sea

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Best and worst of the weekend
2.  Book review started
3. Vocabulary test
4.  Started reading Lord of the Flies

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

May 20, 2015 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Summer reading
2.  Sign up for books
3.  Reading quiz on Frankenstein
4.  Socratic circle for Frankenstein

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  Summer reading
2.  Got new book
3.  Wrote vignettes and shared some
4.  Reading Romeo and Juliet in class

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Summer reading
2.  Signed up for books
3.  Reader reaction journal: changes in the character
4.  More sentence mapping

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