Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Objective: Students will be able to read and understand Functional Workplace Documents.

1. CAT6
2. Writing Prompt for Research Paper
3. Go over yesterday's bookwork
4. Today's work: Pages 916-920 (Day 3)

Homework: Tomorrow we meet in the library and research our important person/group for the Person of the Year research paper. Come to the library KNOWING who you will write on.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Objective: Students will know how to read technical instructions and then practice writing some of their own.

Get lit book and folder

1. CAT6 Activity
2. Discuss Folder and Book Policy (New policy cause I'm mad!)
3. Go over yesterday's work (page 908)
4. Do today's work: Pages 913-915
5. Writing Assignment: Your Own Technical Instrictions

Monday, January 25, 2010

Objective: Students will look at several consumer and workplace docs.

1. Get lit book and folder.
2. Clean out folder. There should be nothing! Get late work passes.
3. CAT6 Activity 1
4. Lit book pages 907-912

Homework: Outside Book.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Objective: Students will evaluate their writing progress from the first quarter and compile their writing portfolio.

1. Get manila folder
2. Get Portfolio checklist
3. Get grade printout

Book report Due tomorrow. NO Late Papers!!!!!!!

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Objective: Students will complete outline of RMS Titanic and then practice writing a detailed paragraph that uses proper quotes and citations.

1. NO CAT6
2. Complete outline with new section added.
3. Write the paragraph
4. Turn in for last assignment grade of the semester.

Tomorrow: Grade reports, writing portfolio preparation and book reports. I'll do questions early tomorrow if you are ready.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Objective: The students will complete the reading and outline of important information from RMS Titanic.

1. Get folder and lit book
2. CAT6
3. reading and Outline

Book Report and Active Reading. Breathe. Relax. PLeanty of time!

Monday, January 11, 2010

Objective: The students will know how to extract important information from a piece of literature to use in an essay as quotations and support.

1. CAT6
2. Read 1/2 of RMS Titanic
3. Complete the outline as you read.

Homework: I decided to cancel the last book report.

Just kidding!

Friday, January 08, 2010

Objective: Students will relax and take some stress off their minds today. Take a deep breath... The semester is almost over and I know that all of your classes have last minute things due... So today is an easy day. Today we will work on vocabulary for our next story.

1. Get lit book and folder.
2. Get handout.
3. Work together. Be sure to write original sentences on a separate sheet of paper.

Homework: Finish your outside book. Relax!!!

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Objective: The students will finish interpreting the ambiguous poem/song by Bruce Springsteen and discuss its actual meaning.

1. CAT6
2. Discuss
3. RMS Titanic Vocab

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Objective: Students will practice a bit of the CHSEE (subordinate clause) and then analyze a very ambiguous poem.

1. CAT6
2. "Nothing Man" activity

Homework: Active read outside book/write book report (Due Friday January 15. NO LATE PAPERS or books will be graded.)

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Objective: Students will know the three types of irony and how to identify them in a a short story.Get lit book and folder.

1. CAT6
2. Notes
3. Lamb to Slaughter (page 317)

Homework: Outside book active reading. Remember I am looking for highlights, notes and three end notes per chapter for 100 points. Book report (same format as last time on Weblockers) is due on January 15th. NO LATE PAPERS!

Monday, January 04, 2010

Objective: Students will argue more points out of the teacher to get a better score on The Good Earth test.

1. Pass out everything in folder]
2. Discuss/Argue Questions