New Vocabulary words for story "Rules of the Game" and practice sheet. HW: Continue to work on multi-genre papers due on 4/3/2014.
Finished book reviews. If you did not finish in class, you need to stay after school with me next week to finish. HW: Work on multigenre paper due next Thursday. Here is a checklist. Also, here is a process letter if you are struggling with the reflective piece at the end. There are also questions to help you with this reflective piece at the end of the multigenre assignment sheet.
MCAS Reading Comprehension Day 1 HW: On Thursday, you need to bring your SSR books to class so you can write your book reviews. You may bring 1 index card to prepare. Also, on Thursday I will be checking for your letter to reader and your notes page. Look at yesterday's post for examples.
B block finished movie. ACDF completed MCAS prompt. HW:B Block: Finish SSR books for reviews you are writing in class next week. 1 page journal entry on movie. Don't forget to label it and provide date. Please be insightful. Ideas to consider: What you liked/disliked. Surprises. Characterization. Differences from play. What was emphasized. Who would like it. Costumes. ACDF: Finish SSR books for reviews and practice parts of speech using these sites: Grammar Gorillas, and Review of Parts of Speech.
Finish Anne Frank movie. HW: A,C,D,F blocks: 1 page journal entry on movie. Don't forget to label it and provide date. Please be insightful. Ideas to consider: What you liked/disliked. Surprises. Characterization. Differences from play. What was emphasized. Who would like it. Costumes. Setting. B block: Please continue to review parts of speech. Here are two sites for practice. Grammar Gorillas and Grammar Review. More Specifically: Peacekeeping/Scene with Margot, Relationship with family (Margot and Parents), Relationship with Peter, Carpe Diem, Anne's Character,Your legacy/ Diary.
HW: Respond to this article in your journal. Make sure it is 3/4 of a page long. If you want, you can look up other sites about Neo-Nazis to learn more.Just be careful because some of the sites are made by neo-nazis themselves so you could be reading their propaganda. Look for reliable sites--National Geographic has a program about hate groups, for instance. This article is just to show you that this topic is often in the news today. Remember that 2 more items from the multigenre project will be checked this Thursday. B block only: Read SSR books instead of this journal entry. Also, work on MGP.
Finished story. HW: Read SSR books. Reviews will be written in class Thursday and Friday after MCAS (next week). Also, remember that 2 more items from the multigenre project will be checked this Thursday.
Took quiz on literary terms. Started reading article about Anne Frank. HW: Respond to article with 3/4 of a full page in blue book.