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.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
·Pass back papers.
When You Come In
1.On Your Own
1.As soon as I’m finished giving directions:Check your grade on powerschool.If you have a zero for the Sense Poem or
Autobio Poem, read my note on that grade, then follow those directions.
2.Complete all required steps for Perfect Moment (Look at yesterday’s blog for directions
and staple order, please.)If you
fail to follow these directions exactly, you will earn a large penalty on this
4.Portfolio; Portfolio Eval (green); Reflection (typed, one page)
2.With Me: Conference with me about Earthbook submissions--everyone saved FOUR pieces into the "Earthbook Submissions 2013" folder.
2.REVISIONS on PORTOFLIO PIECES #1-5; do you have AT LEAST TEN
IMPORTANT CHANGES to each one?
When You Come In
your feast items in the library, please.
your understanding and application of close reading analysis and questioning
2.• Challenge you to increase depth of
analysis through focused discussion
3.• Support your
abilities to make connections from specific to broad ideas
4.• Increase your
awareness of individual participation and group dynamics
5.• Foster your
productive group discussion techniques, active listening skills, and respectful
7.• Foster a
positive, safe, and comfortable classroom community
12:30:Mango Discussions (Socratic Fishbowl)
1.Complete and overall message of book?
2.“Red Clowns” (book pages 99-100 and yellow page 16)
a.What is EXPLICIT?What is
b.What vocabulary words do we have that would be synonyms?
3.“The Monkey Garden” (book pages 94-8 and yellow page 15)
4.How one important motif was developed
the motifs we see developing?We will
list them here:
3.Trying to find acceptance
11.Clouds and daydreaming
12.Weakness in role models
18.Oldest girl taking care of the family
23.Disappointment—life not living up to your dreams
24.Arguments (both friendly and otherwise)
26.Appreciation (E. WANTS to feel appreciated.)
CPR Skills Reflection (on
computer, last thirty minutes of block)
This is due, shared with me, by Saturday, noon.Thanks!