I blog each day about what we did in class. If you're absent, you can find out what you missed here. If you're merely absent-minded, you can re-live class here. :-) Homework is listed as well.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
When You Come In
turn in WE #5 to the drawer.
up a Prompt Word Poem packet (off sign-in table).
a laminated copy of the red Vocab Variety sheet, if you gave it to me
Conferencing:I Am a Russian Tailor
·Look at what a
thorough conference looks like on paper.
·You do the same
quality and quantity, but you do it online.
·Review how to make
comments on google drive.
·Let’s look at the
expectations on the checklist, and you’ll be good to go!
at My Desk
·Read me your Earliest
Memory Poem aloud.
Revision to Final Draft:I Am a Russian Tailor
·Finish any items you did finish in class today on the blue
November 14, 2012
1.Please sign in on the clipboard.
2.Pick up a Dance Marathon handout.
3.Bag your computers until I tell you we need them, please.
4.Please be ready to start academic discussions when the tardy bell rings.Every minute we have together is
valuable.And with only sixteen of us,
when you are engaged in a side-bar, or on your computer, it is blatantly
obvious to the rest of the class.
5.If you come to class late from lunch, please bring a tardy pass from
the office form now on.I want to start
class at 12:32, but we have people coming in later, and later, and later.So, passes from now on, if you’re coming in
after the bell.¡Gracias!
1.Keep listening and looking now for resonances, echoes, patterns.
Remember your summary of the Harvard article.
2.Review people’s wiki post to take some notes on what a myth is
3.What is the Purpose of Myth? (From What a Beast!)
a.To explain how things came to be—like the origin of the universe
or the creation of humans
b.To teach people about the values and beliefs that are important in
c.To contain deep religious significance to the people who tell and
4.Important of Beasts and Creatures
a.Represented evil in conflicts between good and bad
b.Gave mortals the chance to slay them and become heroes
c.Offered so many answers and explanations for disasters such as
shipwrecks and volcanoes.
5.What are the stories that will emerge?Mythology is about the story.