February 2012 archive

Wednesday, February 29th

Happy Leap Day! Freshman English: Goals: Demonstrate understanding of ch. 23 and 24 of TKAM through whole class discussion using level three questions. 1. Get to know Ms. Knudsen activity 2. Quick Write: Does a person ever deserve to die? Explain. 3. Whole class discussion using the two level three questions you created yesterday (Tuesday 2/28) …

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Tuesday February 28th

Freshman English Goals: To show understanding of reading by creating level three questions for Wednesday's discussion. 1. Quick Write: What were your reactions to the trial outcome? Were your predictions correct? 2. Read Ch. 23/24 of TKAM 3. Create two level three discussion questions to be used for whole class discussion on Wednesday Homework: Complete …

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Monday February 27th

Hi Everyone! This is Ms. Knudsen, I will be keeping up with the Blog while Mrs. Peters is gone. Please email me if you have any questions at: kimberly.knudsen@camas.wednet.edu Freshman English Goals: To use discussion to gain a deeper understanding of text; To read chapters 21 and 22 of TKAM. 1. Quick Write: What do …

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Friday February 24

Mrs. Peters Last Day! Hope you all have a wonderful couple of months with Ms. Knudsen! Freshman English: Goals: To use discussion to further understanding of a  text; to demonstrate knowledge of vocabulary 1. Vocab Quiz.  If absent, you must make this up by next Friday! 2. Discuss chapters 17/18 3. Read chapters 19/20 and …

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Thursday February 23

Freshman English: Goals: To read Chapters 17 and 18 of TKAM; to use active reading techniques to improve understanding 1. QW:  Make some predictions about the trial. How do you think it will turn out? What will people's reactions be? What is the truth? 2. Read chapters 17 and 18.  While reading, fill out the …

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Wednesday February 22

Freshman English: Goals: To demonstrate understanding of chapters 15 and 16; use discussion to aid understanding 1. QW: Do you think our justice system is fair? Why or why not? 2. Quick quiz on Ch. 15/16.  If absent, make this up ASAP 3. Graded Discussion on 15/16.  If absent, write your responses to ch 15-16 …

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Tuesday February 21

Freshman English: Goals: To identify with classic literary characters; to use active reading skills to analyze and interpret TKAM\ 1. QW: Why do you think people do things in groups that they wouldn't normally do?  Does it make it okay to do something that's wrong if other people are doing it too? Explain. 2. TKAM …

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Friday February 17

Freshman English: Goals: To demonstrate knowledge of TKAM vocabulary; to practice active reading skills; to reflect on reading through creative writing 1. Vocabulary Quiz. If absent, come in to make this up ASAP 2. Read Chapter 13 together and discuss. 3. Read Chapter 14 alone and work on Chapter 14 Letter Assignment 4. Hand out …

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Thursday February 16

Freshman English (Period 2): Same as Yesterday!  Scroll down World HIstory: Goals: To discuss the Occupy Movement's effects on America/culture/future?; To introduce the Industrial Revolution 1. QW: Think back to the news clip we watched on Tuesday.  Record your reactions…what did you agree with? Disagree with? 2. Class Discussion.  Turn in 5 questions from Tuesday. …

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Wednesday February 15

Freshman English (Periods 1, 3, 5): Goals: To complete a quality paragraph using textual detail; to view the first half of TKAM in order to better understand the novel 1. QW: Why do you think movies are always different than the books they're based off of? Why would changes need to be made? 2. Discuss …

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