Month: March 2014

Monday!

Happy Monday, Let’s warm up our brains with a little quiz about dictators: Dictator Quiz We’re also going to look at a couple John Green videos about globalization. But before we do that, it’s a good idea to familiarize ourselves…

Stuff!

Hey there, We’re going to look at a short video called “Story of Stuff.” Before that, please open this document and make a copy. I’ll ask you to make a list of the last ten things you threw away. Can…

Sci-Fi + Thunder + Consumerism

Greetings, Welcome back. I hope you are rested and ready to get back into the school flow. We’ll start today by doing a bit of research about science fiction. What is it? What constitutes science fiction versus other types of…

Infographic: The Next Phase

Happy Tuesday, Today we continue to work on infographics. Here’s the thing, though: Make a map, an outline, a sketch of what you want your graphic to say. Forget about charts and pie graphs and all that chaff for a…

Finishing Touches on Essays

Hey all, Welcome to Monday. We’ll spend time today putting the finishing touches on our essays. You will work with your writing partner and others. Please go carefully through this checklist: Essay Checklist For any final uncertainties about what the…