May 2014 archive

Thursday May 29

Freshman English: 1. REad and continue working on your section summaries. Remember, these are due Monday! World History: 1. In Lab 200 to type research essay. Due Monday.

Wednesday May 28

Freshman English: Learning Target: I can write an objective summary that includes important information without any unnecessary details 1. Dear Abby class activity. If absent, see me to make up. World HIstory: Learning Targets: I can analyze my research notes to determine which information is of the utmost importance 1. Continue working on your essay …

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Tuesday May 27

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can monitor my own reading to identify and retain key info; I can write a cohesive summary that includes on pertinent information 1. Reminders of due dates 2. Reading Time World History: Learning Targets: I can use my research to write a quality essay which demonstrates my expertise on my …

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Friday May 23

Freshman English: Learning targets: I can monitor my own reading to identify and retain important details/info 1. Finish postcard from yesterday. Due by end of period. 2. Reading time. Be sure you are keeping up on your summaries! Homework: Read your butts off this weekend! Take advantage of the 3 days and read some each …

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Thursday May 22

Freshman English: Learning Target: I can compose a letter that effectively communicates my ideas and demonstrates my involvement with a text 1. QW: Why do you think people rarely write letters anymore? Which forms of communication have taken over? In which situations do you still need to write a letter? 2. Literary Postcard. Reminder: You …

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Wednesday May 21

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can monitor my reading to make sure I understand and remember important details/info; I can write a cohesive summary that follows a logical sequence 1. Reading day. Keep up with your reading goals and write summaries. World History: Learning Targets: I can use reliable resources to gather information on a …

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Tuesday May 20

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can demonstrate my understanding of setting, characterization, conflict, and resolution by writing a creative piece to satisfy each element 1. Qw: What makes a story/novel good and engaging to read? What books have you read that didn't include these aspects? 2. Pass-Around-Short-Story. If absent, see me for directions 3. Share …

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Monday May 19

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can monitor my own reading to make sure that I understand and retain important details/information; I can write a cohesive summary that follows a logical sequence 1. Hang reading timelines 2. Reading day!  Read your choice book and write your summaries as you complete each of the 8 sections. (Don't …

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Wednesday May 14

Freshman English: Learning Targets: I can explain the requirements that my choice book must follow; I know the date for my final presentation 1. QW: What kinds of things do you like to read? What have you read in the past that you really enjoyed? If you don't like to read, why? 2. Individual Novel …

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Moday May 12

I have been very bad about updating our website! If you were gone last week, see me for info about the days you missed. Freshman English: Learning Target: I can identify and consider differences between the original and modern R&J 1. Reminer: Essay due tomorrow 2. Turn in extra credit 3. Begin viewing R&J World …

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