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.
Friday, August 30, 2013
Friday, August 30th, 2013
AP AP AP AP
Welcome, AP English
August 30th, 2013
up the hot mess of papers for you on the HEATER!
up a “used” packet from AP alums from two years ago.
AWAY from this computer!
oOfficial List (yellow “cards”)
a reflection about the reading and discussion you’ve done thus far.
Reflection:Reading and Annotating
(Talking to the Text)
This class is about reading, writing
and thinking.Today, I’d like you to
re-read, think, and write.Why?Because it’s Day Eight of the term, and we’ve
reached a conclusion point for our first unit.I’d like you to reflect on that before we shift gears.I’m looking for evidence that you are re-reading,
thinking and writing today. ☺
quotation journal entry you wrote (four total).Think about what you think!What
questions did you have?What a-ha
moments did you arrive at?What did you
clarify?What did you disagree
with?Synthesize what you said about
reading (and anything else) into ONE organized paragraph.
2.Select ONE of
your journal entries that you feel shows your strongest thinking—you really
engaging and conversing with the quotation—and put a post-it note on it.This is the quote journal entry I will read and
annotations on from “How to Mark a Book” and “Good Readers, Good Writers”.How did annotating help you make meaning out
of something you read?Select ONE
ANNOTATION from ONE PIECE, and talk about how you made meaning.This should be ONE organized paragraph.
we’ve been working on in class that I can already feel myself getting stronger
at is ____________, and here’s why and how:_________________. Turn this sentence into a paragraph that explains
what, why, how and when, and use examples to support your points.
we’ve been working on in class that I know will be a challenge for me as the
term goes on is ________ because_________. Turn this sentence into a paragraph
that explains what, why, how and when, and use examples to support your points.
1.Read and annotate “Cat in the
Rain” by Ernest Hemingway (pages 26-7).
a.Look up words you don’t know,
including non-English phrases.
b.Wiki any references you’re not
2.Free Rice = 7, 500 grains
August 30th, 2013
Rice (7,500 grains by Tuesday)--we played free rice for fifteen minutes in class.
handout and explanation
Research and Presentation Reminders for Tuesday
the story of your god/goddess, clearly and correctly.Time yourself with a partner today.Do it in sixty seconds.See me if you need help.
and explain your Barbie on the big screen—completed with color and detail, like
show three pics of your god/goddess on the big screen, and tell us why you
think these pictures best show your Barbie.
NEW IDEA:Importance of Beasts and Creatures
evil in conflicts between good and bad
mortals the chance to slay them and become heroes
so many answers and explanations for disasters such as shipwrecks and volcanoes