Tuesday, February 28th

Hey Everyone!

Today we started with journal and making flashcards for vocabulary for our review test >> units-1-3-word-bank .

After, I gave everyone time to work on their study guide >>the-masque-of-the-red-death-reading-guide-questions with this story >>masque-of-the-red-death.

We read the story aloud, but we will finish the study guide tomorrow!

Don’t forget to start studying for your test for Friday!!

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Monday, February 27th

Hey Everyone!

Today we started with journal and vocabulary >>unit-1-3-magic-squares.

Then, after, we started a new story “The Masque of the Red Death” by introducing it by a PowerPoint >> the-masque-of-the-red-death-ppt with masque-of-the-red-death-ppt-notes .

Then, in first period, we ran out of time. BUT, we are going to read the story together >> masque-of-the-red-death and the study guide in pairs or individually >> the-masque-of-the-red-death-reading-guide-questions .

No vocabulary sentences this week, but remember that our review test is FRIDAY.

Friday, February 17th

Hey Everyone!

Today we started with our journal and vocabulary quiz.

Then, we watched “Arabian Nights” — viewing-notes-for-arabian-nights-5th-30-minutes , and you can watch the film by clicking HERE.

There is NO homework over break, but if you would like to study vocabulary here are the PowerPoints:

——>  unit-1-e-ppt and unit-2-e-ppt  and unit-3-ppt-e  !

We are having a review test the Friday after break – March 3rd.

Have a wonderful break!! Spend time with your friends and family, and please e-mail me with questions >> holly.hoover@cobbk12.org .

Thursday, February 16th

naHey Everyone!

Today we started with journal and vocabulary >> vocab-e-3-cs-all .

We recapped static and dynamic with this video- Click HERE.

Then we worked on our writing from yesterday >>  writing-prompts-a-good-man-is-hard-to-find .

After, we started a new story “The Masque of the Red Death” by introducing it by a PowerPoint >> the-masque-of-the-red-death-ppt with masque-of-the-red-death-ppt-notes .

Vocab. Quiz is tomorrow and if you need to finish your writing, turn it in tomorrow (the writing prompt above).

Wednesday, February 15th

Hey Everyone!

Today we started with journal and vocabulary >>vocabulary-3b-cs .

Then, we watched our inspirational video – click HERE.

After, we had a discussion about round & flat, static & dynamic, and direct & indirect characterization in relation to the story that we read. We used this PowerPoint to reference notes >> round or flat and discussedthis chart about the characters in the story >> Characterization .

We recapped static and dynamic with this video- Click HERE.

After, we worked on writing prompts — writing-prompts-a-good-man-is-hard-to-find .

After, if we have time , we started the powerpoint for our next story.

Vocab. Sentences are due tomorrow!

Tuesday, February 14th

Hey Everyone!

Today we started with journal and vocabulary >> 3b-def-syn-ant .

Then, we went over round & flat, static & dynamic, and direct & indirect characterization in relation to the story that we read yesterday. We used this PowerPoint to take notes >> round or flat and completed this chart about the characters in the story >> Characterization .

We recapped static and dynamic with this video- Click HERE.

If you need the story for any reason, here it is >>A Good Man is Hard to Find text.

Vocabulary sentences are due Thursday and quiz on Friday. 

We will work on the chart a little tomorrow in class.

Today we started with journal and vocabulary >> unit-3-ppt-e .

Then, we did a couple of activities with “A Good Man is Hard to Find.” If you want to read >> a-good-man-is-hard-to-find-text, here you go!

We did a character wheel>> character-wheel (looking at 1 character) and the Venn diagram (comparing 2 characters – please write 5 points for each circle)>> Venn-Diagrams-12 .

Vocabulary sentences are Thursday and quiz on Friday. 

Friday, February 10th

Hey Everyone!

Today we started with journal and vocabulary quiz.

Then, we watched “Arabian Nights” >> viewing-notes-for-arabian-nights-4th-30-minutes , and you can watch the film by clicking HERE.

We also worked on our questions. If you need them, here you go >>  a-good-man-is-hard-to-find-text. Here are the  questions>> agoodmanishardtofindstudyguidequestions .

The questions are due MONDAY.

Have a great weekend!
Mrs. Hoover

Wednesday, February 8th

Hey Everyone!

Today we started with journal and vocabulary >> vocabulary-3a-cs-separate

Then, we watched our “inspirational video.” 

After, we finished our writing (see previous post).

Then, we started reading!! If you want to read >> a-good-man-is-hard-to-find-text, here you go! We also started answering these questions >> agoodmanishardtofindstudyguidequestions .

It is a very long story, and we will have time to finish it tomorrow.