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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.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

January 17, 2017 in class

Period 2A and 2B

1. Writing: Best and worst of the weekend
2.  Reading Romeo and Juliet in class and discussion of literary terms

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Teacher that lost her job for correcting spelling mistake
2.  Graduation speeches
3.  Reading Taming of the Shrew

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

January 11, 2017 in class

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  The best things about winter
2.  One presentation
3.  Finished writing skits and performed skits
4.  Started reading Romeo and Juliet

Period 6

1.  Writing:  Free and adequate education- what does it mean?
2.  Socratic seminar on Fahrenheit 451 - the art of conversation


Tuesday, January 10, 2017

January 10, 2017 in class

Period 2A

1.  Rest of the presentations
2.  Work on skits using Shakespeare's words

Period 2B

1.  Rest of the interviews
2.  Work on skits using Shakespeare's words

Period 6

1.  Writing/ discussion:  Is money the root of all evil?
2.  Fahrenheit 451 introduction looking at language and predictions
3.  Reading of Taming of the Shrew in class

Thursday, January 5, 2017

January 5, 2017 in class

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  What I want to accomplish this year
2.  Interview presentations
3.  Final test on A Country Life

Period 6

1.  Writing/ discussion: Ted talk on alternative medicine
2.  Book discussion groups
3.  Graduation speech explained

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

January 4, 2017 in class

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  Things I wish to accomplish this year
2.  Read article about Mr. Flateau in the newspaper
3.  Descriptive writing practice using Magic 3, simile, metaphor or personification, 3 of 5 senses, repetition for effect, and expand a moment dramatically.

Period 6

1.  Writing: Video "Don't go to School"
2.  Reading of Taming of the Shrew

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

January 3, 2017 in class

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  Best/ worst of vacation
2.  Got assignment calendars
3.  Projects explained
4.  Started back on descriptive writing

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  Best/ worst of vacation
2.  Got assignment calendars
3.  Got books in the library

Period 6

1.  Writing:  The New Year's tweet
2.  Book discussion groups
3.  Reading of Taming of the Shrew

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

December 21, 2016 in class

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  Vacation plans
2.  Journal check and reading
3.  Writing using the smiley face methods using the newspaper
4.  3 descriptors, using the senses

Period 6

1.  Writing and discussion:  The 60 Minutes segment
2.  Reading groups
3.  Taming of the Shrew

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