Month: September 2014

Narrative Writing Workshop Time

Happy Monday, Today we will delve deeper into the world of narrative. Let’s examine what goes into a good one: Narrative Rubric Here is the assignment: Narrative Writing Assignment Homework: Brainstorming/Graphic Organizing Write from the heart! Write from the gut!…

Homework for the Long Weekend

Please do a PPC for your independent reading book. Focus on extending your comment and making an application beyond the text. Make a comment about what we can learn in terms of a modern day application. Add it to your…

Homework!

Your homework for tonight is to write a second draft of your narrative on a Google Doc that you share with me. Also, make an audio recording of you reading the narrative and email it to me with the document.

Innovation Nation!

Happy Monday! Today we will take a closer look at some of the innovations that led to the greatest changes in the Industrial Revolution. You will take five minutes to choose an invention to research. Stay between the years 1735…

Happy Friday!

Okay, kiddos! Today we will do the factory simulation. It will be an effort to detail the differences between the Cottage Industry and the Factory System. Then we will do a quiz challenge with the questions you created. We’ll also…

Tuesday: Presentation Nation

Happy Tuesday! Today you are going to work in groups of three to create Pechakucha style presentations. The format is five slides for 30 seconds each. You will also have a bonus slide at the beginning that details important vocabulary.…

Happy Monday!

Hey there, First, let’s practice some close reading by looking at this website: Quote Investigator. Spend five minutes or so clicking through the different names that catch your eye. Find an interesting quote, and be prepared to share. Copy and…

Summative Assessment

Happy Friday! Put on those thinking┬ácaps and get ready to write! I was impressed with the thesis statements you all came up with. Well done! The first thing to do is to create a Google Doc called “(your name: first…