Thursday, December 5, 2013

Thursday, December 6th, 2013

Welcome to CPR!         Thursday, December 6th, 2013

When You Come In
1.      Sign in, please.
2.     Turn in your Professor Foster chapter by my candle, please.

Oedipus Wrap-Up
·      Take the quiz, then turn it in next to the homework—please and thank you!

Vocab Work                         (Starting for some at 11:34; studied until 11:55)
·      Go to quizlet, and start studying your new word list (I pulled them from the work you did yesterday on Professor Foster’s chapter, “It’s Greek to Me.”

We went over the Oedipus quiz, then turned it back in for a final grade.

Greek Mythology Wrap-Up:  Motifs
1.      Get a handout from me, and I’ll explain it.  Each individual person needs to fill out a sheet, even though you’re working as a group.
2.     Using your own big brains, along with the information below, complete the worksheet on motifs.

a.     Greek Myth Study Guide, 2013 (in our class folder on google drive)
b.    Barbie packet
c.     Your dvd notes

Homework for Tonight
·      Review the material above.  This is a college-level skill.  …no worksheet, no online work—just reading, reviewing, thinking, filling in gaps, and connections.
·      Tomorrow, we will discuss your study techniques!

Bookmark it now, so you have it for tonight and tomorrow.

Thursday, December 6th, 2013

When You Come In
1.      Please sign in.
2.     Grab your folder.
3.     Get papers back.

·      Mackenzie, please make me a list of new writing pieces NOT on your folder checklist.  Thanks!

Writing Assignment:  SHOW, DON’T TELL POEM
1.      Read over your Santa’s Helper’s free write, #2, #3 and #4.
2.     Select ONE moment or image from your list you would like to SHOW in a poem.
3.     Get a copy of the five senses visualizing chart.
4.    Follow the directions to complete it.
5.     Pair-share with the person I give you, and see if he/she can help you flesh out any more details.
6.    Review the grading criteria for this poem.
7.     Create a poem the will SHOW the moment or image you are trying to capture.  It should feel like you’re creating a photograph of the moment.
8.    Save this poem as “Show Don’t Tell Poem, Your Last Name”, then share it with me on google drive.
9.    Print a copy to the library, but don’t go get it.
10.  Free Rice until I stop you!  J

Diction Practice
1.      Play free rice at your BEST LEVEL (not starting over at Level 1) when you finish.
2.     20,000 grains are due by Tuesday, 12/10.

Poem Turn-In
·      Staple the rubric to the top, fill it out, and turn it in like the directions at the bottom of the rubric state, by my candle.)

Portfolio Reminder

·      Slideshow!  We watched fifteen minutes of the slideshow.
·      Tomorrow = Group Exploration and Discussion

Thursday, December 6th, 2013

When You Come In
1.      Sign in, please.
2.     Bookmark this website:
3.     Muffin Madness is TOMORROW. BRING THY MUFFINS!

Oedipus Wrap-Up
·      Take the quiz, then turn it in by my candle, please.

Vocab Work             (Starting for some at 2:15; studied until 2:35-ish)
·      Update your Vocab War.
o   Six Weeks x Seven Days x Five Words a Day = 210 word usages by January, 10th!
·      Study the two new quizlet lists I created for your enjoyment and education.  (quizzes Friday, 12/13)

1.      What’s the most interesting connection you’ve made with the new quizlet vocab?  Questions?  A-ha moments?
2.     Go over the Oedipus quiz, then turn it back to me for a final grade.

Barbie Presentation Order for Tomorrow
1.           Gaea
2.          Cronus
3.         Atlas
4.         Dionysus
5.         Hades
6.         Apollo
7.         Artemis
8.         Aphrodite
9.         Ares
10.    Athena
11.       Persephone

Backbone Lit Packet
Creation Story

Shmoop Time for Greek myth learning

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