Blog Archives - Roosevelt 9th Grade Dream Team

11/30: Tuesday

11/30/2010

 
9th grade 11/30: Step up presentation, end of book notecard prediction--"How do you think the book will end for George, Lennie, Curly, and Curly's wife? Tell what you think will happen to each character at the end of the book. I'll return this notecard to you at the end of the book to see if you're right.", turn in all 1 pagers, continue to read Of Mice and Men

10th grade 11/30: Step up presentation, end of book notecard prediction--"How do you think the play will end for Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, Banquo, Duncan, Malcolm, and the witches? Tell what you think will happen to each character at the end of the book. I'll return this notecard to you at the end of the book to see if you're right.", turn in all 1 pagers, read Act II of Macbeth.
 
Monday 11/22:
-Media Center. Finish VoiceThread, print final copy of essay, then reading workshop time.

Tuesday 11/23:
-2 One Pagers due on Monday. 1/2 Page journal, then continue reading the text. Catch up time (extra credit, essay and voicethread)
-Make sure you do some independent reading over break.

Monday 11/29:
-2 One Pagers due. Reading workshop in the media center. Third one pager OR a book recommendation due at the end of the hour.
 
Thursday 9th grade: Of Mice and Men facebook profile project. Due at end of hour. For extra credit do a second profile.

Thursday 10th grade: Read "Macbeth Curse" article, be active readers to get full points, turn in at the end of the hour. Complete the accompanying worksheet due at the end of the hour. 5th hour extra credit: create your own Macbeth curse story. 6th hour required: create your own Macbeth curse story.

Friday 9th grade: Journal: Reflecting on Wednesday's 4 Corners Activity. Continue reading Of Mice and Men in class. Then, catch up time with opportunity for extra credit if you are all caught up.

Friday 10th grade: Reflecting on Wednesday's 4 Corners Activity. Begin reading Macbeth--Read Act I Scene I, Scene II, and Scene III. Then, catch up time with opportunity for extra credit if you are all caught up.

Reminder: If your voicethread project is not done or your essay is not done, you NEED to find a time on your own to come in and finish it!!!!!!!!!

Mon-Wed 11/15-17

11/17/2010

 
-Monday 11/15: Quiz on Flocabulary songs 1 and 2, reading workshop in media center, finish up VoiceThreads (if these are still not finished, you must finish them on your own time and submit them to me by the end of the week)

-Tuesday 11/16: View selected video clips for new text (Of Mice and Men for grade 9, Macbeth for grade 10), PowerPoint presentation about text and author, create "Top 10" notes for slide show and turn in, 9th grade began reading Of Mice and Men and 10th grade created 4 MCA style questions based on powerpoint info and will begin reading Macbeth tomorrow

-Wednesday 11/17: 4 Corners Activity to get you thinking about the themes in the book, then journal about one of the 4 Corners topics. 9th grade continues to read Of Mice and Men, 10th grade discusses the 4 "Before You Read" questions and the Act summary, and then begins reading the play!

-If you are in Honors, 9th graders make sure you are submitting your articles on time and 10th graders make sure you are submitting your memos!

The Week of 11/8/10

11/14/2010

 
-Monday: Reading Workshop in the media center. Media center scavenger hunt and questionnaire due at the end of the hour

-Tuesday-Friday: Finish final draft of essay, create VoiceThread project for an audiovisual representation of essay. VoiceThread project due by the end of class on Friday. See me for a VoiceThread project handout. In short, you will create a VoiceThread account, find relevant pictures online (Google Images is a great site) for every 3-ish sentences in your essay, upload them to VoiceThread, then use the laptop mics to record your essay over the slides of your pictures. Then, set your VoiceThread to public and send the link to me.

-Flocabulary for the week: Week 2 of Muhammad Ali Flocab words. See me for the packet, which was due Thursday. Also, there is an extra credit Flocab sheet that was also due Thursday.

-On Monday you'll have a comprehensive quiz for all of the Flocab words we've had so far (4 weeks). See me for a set of flashcards to study with as well as a list of all of the words with definitions.

11/3 Wed RE9

11/1/2010

 
-Rough draft due at beginning of class.
-Self edit and peer edit due at end of class. Final draft due beginning of next week.
 
-Write Essay: What is my generation's role in America's future? In my neighborhood's future? Use the essay template on last week's blog!

-ROUGH DRAFT DUE NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY. TURN IT IN EARLY FOR EXTRA CREDIT.

-5 paragraphs
-At least 1 page
-Organized

10/29 Fri RE9

11/1/2010

 
-Any Flocabulary or missing work to turn in?
-Complete week 3 Flocabulary warm up
-Read History of Halloween and follow directions
-Be active readers and complete flow chart
-Write a response based on the prompt at the end of the article, on a separate sheet.
-At the end of the hour, turn in: Flocabulary warm up, Halloween history article, Halloween flow chart, writing response
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