2.Please grab your
folder off the back wooden table.
pieces are in your folder?Let’s list
the Block Poem (on google drive)
Memory Paragraph and Poem
have it, if you handed it in.
j.(Starting at 11:29; @ 11:43—need a few
to my blog, and fill out the form there (three questions)
your grade on powerschool.
a grade is bolded, click on it to see the memo I left you.
you have a zero for anything, and you have it ready right now, you may print it
now.I’ll send someone down to pick
everything up in a bit.
free rice, if you finish with all of the above.
5.Please UPDATE your freerice
grains and current best level on the red sheet in your folder. Change the date on your red sheet to today’s:9/12/13.Thank you!
for ten minutes on any topic of your choosing.
Writing Resistance topics in your book on page 10, IF you choose to.
= writing for the full ten minutes; name, date and label at the top of your
paperStart @ 11:54; end @12:04-ish
Progress Check: Death of Language Word List
Goal #1: Get feedback on your work so far that will show you if you are
on the right track for creating an excellent assignment, or if you need to
dedicate more time and energy to this assignment between now and Monday.
Goal #2: Learn some new vocabulary words.
1.Handout #1: Final Assessment
(which we will fill out Monday)
2.Handout #2: Progress Check
(which you will complete and hand it today)
3.Share your list with your two
4.Make the magic happen, people! J
Vocabulary-Building: Free Rice—Play until everyone finishes
the progress check; then we will shift gears for the rest of class.
1.You need a big vocabulary to write precisely.
2.Go to my blog, find “Creative Writing”, and click
on the freerice link there.
3.Change your level so that it’s at your best
level, or a level or two below that.DO
NOT START OVER AT LEVEL ONE!L
4.Make sure you are playing IN the group, or your
points won’t register with me.
5.Play until you have 17,000 grains, or until I
* * * *
September 12th, 2013
You Come In
2.Pick up extra Vocab War sheets, if needed.
3.Write your name on “It’s Greek to Me”,
then put in on my circle table, please.
4.Get out your “Gods and Goddesses”
·History Channel’s Gods and Goddesses
oHow are you connecting all the dots
from our Greek myth study?
oLesson:What is a motif?(handout from Tuesday)
You did a solid job
with your academic conversations Tuesday on the motif sheet!Well-done!
8:43-9:00:Trio Discussion:Professor Foster’s Chapter, “It’s Greek to
your trios from the motif sheet work, compare annotations.Have one person type the vocab words and
definitions you looked up.
another person type in the allusions (references to things with which we are
supposed to be familiar).
person—help the typists find what they need in the their notes.
4.9:00--Now, as a whole class, let’s
discuss what you’ve entered on the spreadsheets.
9:15:Classwork/Homework:Finish Reading Professor Foster’s Chapter,
“It’s Greek to Me”.
the rest of the reading.Try not to get
overwhelmed by all the references.Plod
on through!There’s a lot here about
HEROS and THE TROJAN WAR, our last area of study in Greek Mythology, so check
the allusions, and start getting an idea who these folks are.
up and define in your annotations words you do not know.
up and note allusions (references with which the writer assumes the reader will
be familiar).Wiki is a friend for this
type of thing.
annotations should look AT LEAST as detailed as the model I show you on the big
vocabulary you research will be our next set of vocab words.