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.

Friday, August 29, 2014

August 29, 2014 in class

Period 2A and 2B

1.  Finished talking about expectations
2.  Did thinking exercise
3.  Writing rules in class

Period 6

1.  Writing topic:  9 year old with an Uzi
2.  Tried to write essay on Siddhartha (without computers working)

Thursday, August 28, 2014

August 28, 2014 in class

Period 2A and 2B

1.  Went over classroom rules
2.  Review competencies
3.  Wrote and shared an identity poem

Period 6

1.  Writing topic:  The violence in Ferguson
2.  Cultural differences
3.  Socratic seminar about Siddhartha

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

August 27, 2014 in class

Welcome back to school!

Period 2A and Period 2B

1.  Got syllabus
2.  Got graduation letter assignment

Period 6

1.  Got syllabus
2.  Got calendar
3.  Talked about resume and college essay

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

June 5, 2013 in class

Be sure your last blog comment knocks my socks off.

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Her laughter...
2.  Quiz on Night
3.  Clarification on some elements of the book
4.  View "Kitty: Return to Auschwitz"

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  Her laughter...
2.  Finish writing and performing the skits
3.  Reading Romeo and Juliet in class
4.  Writing the speech from R&J

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

June 4, 2013 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing topic:  Little kids
2.  Went over vocabulary
3.  Reading quiz on Night
4.  Words from Night

Period 2a

Reading Romeo and Juliet

Period 2B

Socratic Circle for concluding discussion on Old Man and the Sea

Monday, June 3, 2013

June 3, 2013 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Texas, envy, manatee
2.  Calendars
3.  Got vocabulary
4.  Speech from Macbeth
5.  Got Night
6.  Continued "Rime of the Ancient Mariner"

Period 2A

1.  Reading in Romeo and Juliet

Period 2B

1.  Vocabulary review
2.  Vocabulary test
3.  Quiz on Old Man and the Sea

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.