Month: December 2013

Socratic Seminar Success!

Big big thanks to all of you for properly prepping and participating in our first Socratic Seminar. And extra thanks go out to Arnav for Facetiming in from home! Check the replay below to see yourselves in action: Video (1)…

Homework! Prepare for Socratic Seminar!

Your mission: Answer the following questions with sticky notes in your copies of Animal Farm. 1.Napoleon and the pigs use control techniques to get the animals to do what they want. Which techniques are the most effective and why? 2.The point…

Protest!

Hi. It’s Monday. It’s a great day to be a Humanities student! We begin with a read aloud of chapter 8. Crazy stuff is going down on the farm! Remember to be thinking of theme through setting, character, and plot.…

Animal Farming Up in Here

Happy Friday, Today we will begin with a read aloud of chapter 7. This will be followed by a reader response. Answer: 1. How does the author reveal the theme of _____________ through setting? 2. How does the author reveal…

Stalin and Animal Farm

Happy Wednesday, I’m sorry I can’t be there today as I’m ill and in need of staying home. I trust that the person covering for me is also awesome and full of amazing insights into life and literature and will…