The week of January 27th

Book report project 12 is due on February 5th.

We have spent the past couple of weeks studying characterization using the book Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry. We will complete the book study with an in-class project due the week of February 2oth.

There are several podcasts which have been posted. Please see me if you are having difficulty. I should have scripts and podcasts through podcast 3 uploaded on the tiny url by January 30th.

Happy New Year!

Here are the updates for the podcast dates:




1-11                  7 minute podcast with voice over 

1-30                  10 minute podcast with music 

2-15                  15 minute podcast with interview and one other element 

3-1                     20 minute podcast with storytelling and two other elements 

3-22                   final project outline and script 

4-12                   final project – 30 minute podcast 

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There was a change in the due dates for the book report projects:

The December 20th is now due January 8th.

The January 8th project is now due January 14th.

Happy New Year!

Welcome back. 2019 is going to be a great year.

The book report that was due December 20th was pushed to January 8th.

The book report due on January 8th will now be due on the 14th.

We are evaluating the characterization elements used by authors. Students will be applying this to their in-class reading as well as their personal reading book.