Tuesday, March 5

Agenda:

  • Core Competency Reflection for your video project
  • Grammar review of the concepts (see yesterday’s agenda) open the Grammar Package #2 in the Writing and Grammar tab
  • Read the new short story, The Sea Devil (in the SS tab)
  • Your FEC composition is due tomorrow:
    • print off a paper copy and PROOF READ it for:
      • spelling errors, word usage errors, proper quote integration, proper punctuation and capitaliztion, etc.
      • make your corrections for tomorrow

Monday, March 4

Agenda:

  • Homework check for the graphic organizer
  • Review of the 1, 2, 3 and 8 of the grammar concepts
    • 1. Adverbs, adjectives, pronouns (types), articles, common vs. proper nouns
    • 2. Subjects (simple and complete) and predicates (simple and complete)
    • 3. Prepositions and prepositional phrases
    • 8. Types of sentences (declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, imperative)
  • Work on Composition:
    • Paper copy due Wednesday, March 6

Friday, March 1

Agenda:

  • Vocab and spelling quiz FEC
  • Composition discussion
  • The following theme statements (or variations of them) will work well for your composition
    • A movement seldom happens overnight. For the most part, a change in attitude can be brought about by seemingly insignificant actions.
    • Sometimes doing something small to help others many lead to a greater outcome.
    • Social change can happen with the small actions of dedicated individuals.
  • Graphic organizer is due on Monday, March 4
  • Composition is due Wednesday, March 6

Friday, March 1

Agenda:

  • vocab quiz
  • work block:
    • Sentences Package #1 – complete for Monday
    • Blog log:
      • One: March 7
      • Two March 15
    • Start preparing for the Unit Exam, which will be either Thursday or Friday of next week (materials in the SS tab):
      • Work on the Review sheet (due Wednesday, March 6)
      • Read over the format of the exam

Thursday, February 28

Agenda:

  • in-class essay:
    • make sure you have a paper copy of your graphic organizer
    • you have the whole class to write
    • check with Ms. Shong to see if your email came through with your essay attachment
  • For those of you who were away on Wednesday, you need to read Horses of the Night (in the SS tab)
    • questions 3, 4, 5 are due for tomorrow for a homework check

Thursday, February 28

Agenda:

  • Review the theme statements:
    • go through each, which ones work according to the rules?
    • which one works for the insight into the Human Condition? Which we explored in our discussion.  Pick your top three.
  • Which Inquiry question can be answered with the story? The questions are in the SS tab
  • Introduction to the composition
  • be prepared for tomorrow’s FEC vocab quiz