Month: October 2013

PechaKucha + Research

Hey there, We’re going to go over the PechaKucha Rubric¬†today. It’s important to remember the basics of public speaking: Presentation; Organization/Preparation; Pronunciation/Delivery. After we go over the rubric and see your presentations, we will take the rest of the class…

Documentary Time!

Hello all, Today we will continue to work on our documentaries. At this point you should be finishing up the research and compiling images and video. Please use Creative Commons¬†first before you go digging around other corners of the web.…

Treatments!

Happy Friday, 8’ers, Ahhhhh, the pitter patter of rain drops, like kitten paws on wood flooring, brings us to a state of calm, of reflection, of gently meandering mental shifting. Hopefully you are finding great information for your project. At…

Run-ons & Research

Happy Wednesday, Visible Thinkers!   Mission # 1: Run-ons! I’ve conferenced with many of you individually about run-ons. And yet, they persist! To the Google Doc, Batman! Run-On Practice: Open this link, make a copy, and spend 10 minutes or…

Vignette Workshop and Gompers

Happy Monday! Today we will work on making revisions on our vignettes. You will get the chance to see several of your classmates’ essays and check for sentence fluency, descriptive language and theme. We will then look at an article…