Completed jigsaw activity on Holocaust articles. Previewed books for upcoming realistic fiction literature circles. HW: If you want to read a certain realistic fiction book and have 2 people in the class who also want to read it, take some time this weekend to track it down.
Talked about upcoming mid-year assessment for all 8th graders. Also, talked about starting literature circles on a realistic fiction selection. Started cooperative group activity using 6 Holocaust articles attached here. HW: Make sure two voice poems are typed for tomorrow. Worth a quiz grade.
Finished movie. HW: Respond to The Diary of Anne Frank with a one page journal entry. Use at least one of the prompts from the attached page in your response.
Anne Frank movie, except for C block. HWL Combining sentences using appositives.
Anne Frank Continued/Finished by some classes. HW: A&C: Worksheet on appositives. D,E,G: Book reviews due.
Watch film on events leading to the Holocaust from the National Holocaust Museum and worked on book reviews. HW: Honors: Book reviews due. Typed, Times New Roman, single spaced. Non-honors: Work on reviews--yours are due on Friday instead.