We started with our journal.
2nd period had the pleasure of going to the show at school to see “Nevermore” by Edgar Allen Poe.
We also worked on “Apartheid” questions to help us gain a better understanding of the stories that we are reading >> Apartheid Questions.
We also allowed for people to make up their work as the grades are lower.
Today we started with our journal. Then, I allowed students to finish their “Big Fat Greek Wedding” questions and chart >> My Big Fat Greek Wedding.
Then, we looked at 2 videos- one focuses on the story that we just read “Kaffir Boy” and the new story, “Pick One.”
Click HERE and click HERE.
The questions for the videos are here >> Mark Mathebane and Trevor Noah Videos
I allowed students 30 minutes to work on “No Red Ink” as we are behind!
Today we completed our journal and then finished “Big Fat Greek Wedding” to compare cultural differences >> My Big Fat Greek Wedding .
We will finish the questions and chart on Monday.
Fieldtrip forms and money were due today!
Have a good weekend!
Today we started with our journal.
Then, we read a story in our Springboard book called “Kaffir Boy.”
Here is the introduction PPT >> Kaffir Boy .
Here are the PPT notes and questions >> Excerpt from Kaffir Boy PPT notes and questions.
After, we started “Our Big Fat Greek Wedding” to compare cultural differences >> My Big Fat Greek Wedding .
Tomorrow, we will finish the movie. E-mail me if you have questions, please!
Mrs. Hoover >> Holly.Hoover@cobbk12.org.
Today we started with our journal >> Journal Prompt 10.25 (for 2nd period only).
Then, we presented our “Where I’m From” poems. After, we worked on “No Red Ink” – this is due by this Friday (the end of the 2nd 6 weeks) .
We are also doing a fieldtrip on November 8th. We need $28.00 and the permission slips by this Friday that your child received.
I’m out today at a pep rally, but here is what we did!
We started with our journal. Then, we worked in our Springboard books reading “Funny in Farsi” – I found a PDF version- click HERE (read pages 3-7).
We completed these questions while reading >> Funny in Farsi .
Then, we wrote about one our most embarrassing moments>> Funny In Farsi Writing.
After, I had them work on a fun word worksheet that focuses on choosing better words in writing.
E-mail me questions! Have a great day!
Today we started with our journal and working on our “Where I’m From” piece>> Where I’m From Original Poem & Template_0 . This also includes the template for you guys to create your own poem (finishing it today, presented on Wednesday).
After, we uploaded our papers >> Instructions for Turnitin 2nd period and Instructions for Turnitin 4th period.
Then, we looked quickly at this introduction > Memoir and Funny in Farsi .
Tomorrow I will be at a Teacher of the Year pep rally, so students will have work to complete during class.
E-mail me with questions! My e-mail is Holly.Hoover@cobbk12.org.
Today we started with the journal.
After, we peer edited with this sheet >> peer-editing-worksheet! We are turning our papers in on MONDAY, no exceptions. We will be turning it into turnitin.com as a class. You don’t need a hard copy of your paper as I will print them out.
Students were also able to work on “No Red Ink” or the “Where I’m From” (see previous post).
Have a great weekend!
Today we started with the journal and continued with Springboard.
We looked at the author reading the poem – click HERE.
Then, we looked at a student’s version of “Where I’m From”- click HERE.
After, we talked about “Where I’m From” by looking at this poem Where I’m From Original Poem & Template_0 . This also includes the template for you guys to create your own poem (working on it today, presented on Monday).
After, we worked on our papers in the Media Center. To help guide the students with formatting, I gave them this document >> mla-format-for-research-papers and works-cited-practice ( you only need the 2 articles and book citation). For a short cut, if you open a new Word document, in the search bar type “MLA” and a template comes up to use!! Here is the explanation of our final paper >>night-essay-info. If you need it, click HERE for the “Night” text.
Here is the format for the “MLA” paper >> MLA format.
If you’re still confused about finding the article, here is a breakdown of the resources >>
Wiesel, Elie,Wiesel, Marion.Night. New York : Hill And Wang, 2006.Print.
Your paper is due tomorrow- we are turning them in during class.
Today, we started our Springboard books with “Cultural Perspectives” >> Cultural Identity with the Cultural Identity PPT Notes .
Then, we talked about Springboard and looked at “Where I’m From.” We are using a new textbook and so we analyzed the poem by George Ella Lyon!
The last half of the class was spent working on our paper.
Don’t forget that your papers are due Friday.