Month: April 2014

Debate Time!

Happy Monday, Today we’re going to be in the Harkness Room. You’ll spend the period digging into Opposing Viewpoints. Your mission is to compile arguments for and against your topic. Remember: you must be prepared to debate both sides of…

Feed Fun Prep Time

Hey there, You’re going to work in pairs today to organize your thinking about Feed and prepare for the test on Wednesday. Take a look at this presentation: Feed Fun Enjoy!

Socratic Seminar Prep

Work in pairs to answer the following questions and make sticky notes in your text. Choose a quote from the last part of the novel and explain how it is significant in terms of theme. In what ways does Titus…

Planet Money T-shirt Documentary

Happy Tuesday, Today we’ll take a look at these stories about workers in the garment industry. You’ll then update your “100 Words a Day” document regarding your thoughts on globalization. The remaining time in class can be spent working on…

Wednesday’s Lineup

Hello there, Remember that meat field in Feed? Well, sometimes fact and fiction mirror one another. Yesterday’s bizarre dream is today’s reality. Check it out: Frankenburger Hits the Griddle Next, we’ll take a look at how well we actually know the…

Short Story Work Time

Happy Monday! Please do the following: 1. Locate a short story online that is similar to one that you are in the process of writing.   2. Copy and paste the story into a Google Doc.   3. Use this…

Feed + Outline Writing Workshop Time

Happy Thursday, Begin class by forming PPC paragraphs for the following questions: 1. Identify a theme in Feed, and use evidence from the text to support your claim. 2. On p. 107 Titus makes reference to Violet’s “home-schooling.” What do you…

Writing Portfolio Details

Hey there, Today we’ll look at the requirements for a writing portfolio due in May. We will look for inspiration from a TED Talk. Finally, we will brainstorm for short story ideas. Here is a list of character flaws that…