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 29, 2014

October 29, 2014 in class

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  Politics
2.  More poem re-dos
3.  Finished going over vocabulary
4.  Started reading quiz

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Churches remain tax-free?
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Literary essay rubrics
4.  Continued with test

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

October 28, 2014 in class

Period 2A and 2B

Went over vocabulary using working definitions

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Drinking age
2.  Vocabulary test
3.  Continue with Metamorphosis

Monday, October 27, 2014

October 27, 2014 in class

Period 2A

1.  Got vocabulary
2.  Did poems

Period 2B

1.  Got vocabulary
2.  Redid poems
3.  Reading quiz on Summer of My German Soldier

Period 6

1.  Got vocabulary
2.  Laura's poem
3.  Started the test

Friday, October 24, 2014

October 24, 2014 in class

Period 2A and 2B

Vocabulary review and test

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Genetically modified crops
2.  Researching surrealism, expressionism, existentialism, and Freudianism in relation to The Metamorphosis
3.  News stories from the world

Thursday, October 23, 2014

October 23, 2014 in class

Period 2B

1.  Writing: Whew!
2.  Vocabulary pairing review
3.  Poem recitals
4.  Newspaper-vocabulary connections

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Parents violating kids' privacy
2.  Reading quiz on Metamorphosis
3.  Acting out a scene from the story
4.  Poem presentation

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

October 22, 2014 in class

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  My first school memory
2.  Relating that back Scout
3.  Practice poems with a partner
4.  Poem performances
5.  Newspaper and vocabulary connection

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Is social media positive?
2.  Reading quiz on Metamorphosis
3.  Socratic seminar on the book

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

October 21, 2014 in class

Period 2A

1.  Went over vocabulary
2.  Reading quiz on Mockingbird
3.  Work on poem

Period 2B

1.  Went over vocabulary
2.  Reading quiz/ discussion

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Climate change
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Finished poetry presentations
4.  Introduction to Metamorphosis

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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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