November 14

Tues Nov 14

Blocks 1, 2, 4, & 5:

  • Students were given a packet on Monday to work on yesterday and tomorrow.
  • This is not homework. They will have plenty of time in class to work on it.

Homework– Continue revising your draft so you can finish your final copy on Friday.

Block 3 ONLY:

  • Students were given a packet today to work on.
  • This is not homework. They will have plenty of time in class to work on it.

Homework– No homework.

November 13

Tues Nov 13

Blocks 1, 2, 4, & 5:

  • Students were given a packet to work on today, tomorrow, and Thursday. This is not homework though. They will have plenty of time in class to work on it.

Homework– Continue revising your draft so you can finish your final copy on Friday.

Block 3 ONLY:

  • Today Block 3 students went to the lab to type their final revisions in for their How-To Draw a Monster paper.
  • The final of this paper was to be turned in with the rubric, the printed draft, the hand-written draft, and the 2 pictures of the monster.

Homework– No homework.

November 12

Mon Nov 12

All Blocks:

  • Papers were passed back and placed in the students’ portfolios.
  • Then students revised and completed peer editing on their printed monster instruction drafts.
  • While students did this, I checked off that students had their printed drafts for a grade. If you were not here, make sure you show me your draft when you return.

Homework– Continue revising your draft. Block 3 will finish their final copy tomorrow, and all other blocks will finish their final copy on Friday.

November 9

Fri Nov 9

All Blocks:

  • Students completed the DGP Quiz #3 over Weeks 5 & 6.
  • Students then completed an index card that says what the student is grateful for.

Homework– If you did not finish typing on Wednesday, finish typing the draft and print it out by Monday. 

November 8

Thurs Nov 8

All Blocks:

  • Students were given a review sheet to prepare for their DGP Quiz tomorrow. We spent the class going over the correct answers on it as well.

Homework– If you did not finish typing yesterday, finish typing the draft and print it out by Monday. This can be done at home (preferably) or before school/in homeroom in the library but the library does get full fast which is why at home is preferred.

November 7

Wed Nov 7

All Blocks:

  • Students went to the library to continue typing their drafts into paragraphs.
  • Students are to use the format given to them in class while typing in Word on Office365

Homework– If you did not finish typing today, finish typing the draft and print it out by Monday. This can be done at home (preferably) or before school/in homeroom in the library but the library does get full fast which is why at home is preferred.

Be ready to review for the DGP Quiz tomorrow and then Quiz over DGP Weeks 5 & 6 on Friday.

November 5

Mon Nov 5

All Blocks:

  • Students went to the library and began typing their draft into paragraphs.
  • Students are to use the format given to them in class while typing in Word on Office365

Homework– Be ready to finish typing the draft into paragraphs on Wednesday, review for the DGP Quiz on Thursday, and then Quiz over DGP Weeks 5 and 6 on Friday.

November 2

Fri Nov 2

All Blocks:

  • Students completed DGP Week 6, Day 5.
  • We finished comparing monster drawings and discussing how to make our written instructions better (other than those that were absent from class today)

Homework– Bring all the monster drafts & dawings to class Monday. We are typing in the library a new draft to add the changes we have decided on so far.

Also, be ready for the DGP Quiz over weeks 5 and 6 on THURSDAY, Nov 8 (Yes, I had to change the date, but at least it gives you an extra day today study instead of being earlier 🙂 ).

November 1

Thurs Nov 1

All Blocks:

  • Students completed DGP Week 6, Day 4.
  • We continued comparing monster drawings and discussing how to make our written instructions better.

Homework– Be ready for the DGP Quiz over weeks 5 and 6 on THURSDAY, Nov 8 (Yes, I had to change the date, but at least it gives you an extra day today study instead of being earlier 🙂 ).