Monday, March 26, 2018

Blocks 1, 2, 3, 5: Today in class we went over the last set of vocabulary words for our novel. This time you only have 10 words so there is no excuse for not learning them. After we went over the vocabulary words, you had time to finish your visual summary from last week. If you did not finish in class today, it is HOMEWORK.

HW 1, 2, 3, 5: Finish your visual summary if you did not finish in class today. Remember you need to draw/color the scene on the front and write 4 sentences on the back telling what the scene is, how it fits into the story, why it is important, and why you chose it.

Block 4: Today in class we read chapters 22-24 in our book and learned more about Louie’s life while in POW camp. After we read, you worked on several questions to ponder. We will finish these questions on Wednesday (tomorrow we will practice on the laptops for the Milestones).

HW 4: None

Friday, March 23, 2018

Blocks 1, 2, 3, 5: Today in class you took the vocabulary test over the second set of words from our novel. Then you had time to work on your visual summaries of chapters 11-12. If you did not finish your scenes, we will finish them in class on Monday.

HW 1, 2, 3, 5: None

Block 4: Today in class we discussed the Geneva Conventions and then you read chapters 20-21 in our book.

HW 4: None

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Blocks 1, 2, 3, 5: Today in class we read chapters 11-12 in our novel. Remember you have a vocabulary test tomorrow over the second set of vocabulary words. On my blog from Friday, March 16, there is a link to a quizlet for you.

HW 1, 2, 3, 5: vocabulary test tomorrow

Block 4: Today in class we went over the last set of vocabulary words for our book and then read chapter 18 together to discuss before you read chapter 19 independently.

HW 4: None

Wednesday, March 20, 2018

Blocks 1, 2, 3, 5: Today in class you finished your chapters 1-10 comprehension check and had time to practice for Friday’s vocabulary test.

HW 1, 2, 3, 5: Vocabulary test Friday

Block 4: Today in class we finished our Socratic seminar. Tomorrow we will discuss the vocabulary for part 4 of our book.

HW 4: None

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Blocks 1, 2, 3, 5: Today in class you took an open-book comprehension quiz over chapters 1-10 of our novel. For those of you who did not finish, you will have a little bit of time tomorrow to complete it.

HW 1, 2, 3, 5: Vocabulary test on Friday. Check last Friday’s blog for a quizlet to study.

Block 4: Today in class you began your Socratic seminar. Great job discussing the questions and following our group norms! We will finish up the last questions tomorrow so that everyone gets a chance to share.

HW 4: None

Monday, March 19, 2018

Blocks 1, 2, 3, 5: Today in class you had some time to finish your chapter 9 sequencing if you had not. Then we read chapter 10 together in class. Remember to check last Friday’s blog (March 16) for the quizlet to practice your vocabulary words.

HW 1, 2, 3, 5: vocabulary test Friday

Block 4: Today in class you worked on your individual question to prepare for tomorrow’s Socratic Seminar. Then you met with others who had chosen your same question to compare answers and to determine who would start the discussion.

HW 4: None

Friday, March 16, 2018

Blocks 1, 2, 3, 5: Today in class you read chapter 9 independently and then sequenced 15 events from the chapter in their proper order. If you did not finish, you will have a little bit of time on Monday to complete this assignment.

HW 1, 2, 3, 5: your vocabulary test over the second set of words is next Friday, March 23. Here are the words in case you need them again.

Cryptid Hunters Set 2 Vocabulary quizlet

Block 4: Today in class we read chapter 17 (end of part 3 of our book) and then discussed physical strength vs. mental strength. We also discussed our upcoming Socratic Seminar and how it would work.

HW 4: None