Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Blocks 1, 2, 3, 5: Today in class we reviewed the elements of plot and practiced identifying the elements by using animated videos shorts.

HW 1, 2, 3, 5: None

Block 4: Today in class we finished our discussion about our novel and you had a bit of time to complete your review sheet. You will have a test over the novel tomorrow (it’s all multiple choice…). Remember that you need to choose an historical fiction novel and begin reading. You need to divide your novel into thirds. You should have the first third read by Monday, December 4.

HW 4: choose your historical fiction novel and begin reading

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Blocks 1, 2, 3, 5: Today in class you finished your Q2 touchstone and entered your responses into iRespond. Then you had the opportunity to go to the media center if needed to complete your performance tasks. You also read and completed the REAP graphic organizer for an informational article. Remember, this is a graded assignment, and I will also allow the score you make on this article to replace a low classwork grade.

HW 1, 2, 3, 5: None

Block 4: Today in class you entered your responses from the Q2 touchstone into iRespond, then started formulating your arguments for one of the questions posted around the room. We started discussing the questions, but ran out of time so will continue that tomorrow.

HW 4: None

Monday, November 27, 2017

ALL Blocks: Today in class you worked on our quarter 2 touchstone. We will finish and enter these into iRespond tomorrow, so if you did not finish today, there will be class time allotted tomorrow for finishing.

HW 1, 2, 3, 5: If you have not turned in BOTH of your final assignments for our novels, they are late. Please turn these in tomorrow.

HW 4: None

Friday, November 17, 2017

Blocks 1, 2, 3, 5: Today in class you should have finished your two assignments for your performance task. If you did not finish, you are on your own time to complete it! We spent four days in the computer lab to work on these two short assignments.

HW 1, 2, 3, 5: Have a great Thanksgiving break

Block 4: Today in class most of you finished our novel – I’m so sorry for those of you who did not…a week is a long time to wait to find out the ending!

HW 4: None – have a great Thanksgiving break

Thursday, November 16, 2017

PROGRESS REPORT DAY! Please check your grades on ParentVue or StudentVue. Those students who are danger of failing received paper copies of progress reports to be signed. If you received one, please get a parent signature and bring me ANY missing work noted.

Blocks 1, 2, 3, 5: Today we were in the computer lab continuing our final performance tasks. Tomorrow is our last day and all assignments will be due at the end of class.

HW 1, 2, 3, 5: None

Block 4: Today we continued reading our novel. There is a strong possibility we may be able to finish tomorrow!

HW 4: None

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Blocks 1, 2, 3, 5: Today in class we were in the computer lab so that you could continue working on your performance tasks. We will be in the computer lab again tomorrow.

HW 1, 2, 3, 5: None, but tomorrow is progress report day. PLEASE check your grades and turn in anything that is showing a zero.

Block 4: Today in class we debated “The end justifies the means.” Using evidence from our novel you had to decide whether the things Katniss did to get the medicine for Peeta were justified or not. Great job!

HW 4: None

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Happy National Pickle Day!

Blocks 1, 2, 3, 5: Today in class you were in the computer lab to start working on your performance task for our novels. Those of you in Scat took your final test today.

HW 1, 2, 3, 5: None

Block 4: Today in class you were in the computer lab and completed a quick survey about office 365 for me. Then we read the next 2 chapters in our novel.

HW 4: None (if you did not get to do the survey today, you can access it by clicking on Class Information Blocks 1, 2, 3, 5 at the top of my blog and then clicking on the link that says form office 365)

Monday, November 13, 2017

Blocks 1, 2, 3, 5: Today in class the people who read Flush took their final test. The Scat group finished their novel and will take their final test tomorrow. Remember that tomorrow we will be in the computer lab to work on our final performance tasks for our novel studies.

HW 1, 2, 3, 5: Make sure you have your menu choices selected by tomorrow so that you can get straight to work.

Block 4: Today in class you read chapters 20-22 in our novel.

HW 4: None

Friday, November 10, 2017

Blocks 1, 2, 3, 5: Today in class we finished reading our novel. Block 5 – we have about 2 pages left in Flush and just a little more in Scat, so we will finish quickly on Monday.

HW 1, 2, 3, 5: None

Block 4: Today in class we started part 3 of our novel and then you had time to work with your self-selected group to discuss/answer the three questions on the board.

HW 4: None

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Blocks 1, 2, 3, 5: Today in class we continued reading our novels. We will be finishing our novels by tomorrow or Monday hopefully.

HW 1, 2, 3, 5: None. If you did not do the reflection for our breakout, please use the link from yesterday’s blog. If you are at home, you will need to log into Office 365 in order to complete the reflection. Remember the path…cobbk12.org…parents tab…office 365…username = first name.last [email protected]…password= your password you use to log onto a computer at school.

Block 4: Today in class we were in the media center to finish grading and viewing our “Fakebook” pages.

HW 4: None