Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011--AP Only


  • Blue packet Role page due (Book Club)
  • 1 1/2 pages of typed, doublespaced rough draft due (Graduation Essay)
Graduation Essay
  • We traded with a partner for a peer conference, after I handed out a model from last year and talked about what made it a strong conference. (twenty minutes to conference; fifteen minutes to show and discuss models, then read comments we got back from partner)
Book Clubs
  • We reviewed our reflection from yesterday.  Continue with the good stuff; work on the not-so-good stuff.
  • I pulled people out in small groups to talk about the difference between shallow thinking and deep thinking.  Our goal is deep thinking!
  • We met and discussed in our book clubs, and I rotated from group to group listening in.
  • We spent the last few minutes selecting roles and assigning pages to read for tomorrow.
  • We reviewed the vocab for fifteen minutes on white boards.
  • Read your Book Club assignment, and complete the blue sheet for your role.
  • Study vocabulary.

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