Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Objective: Read a short story and determine the theme and how it was created.

Get your books and open to 245

1. CAT6
2. Read the story
3. Finish the darn video.

Homework: Write your archetype hero essay. Anyone ready for the first grade??? Don't wait til the last minute. I will be HARSH.

Monday, November 29, 2010

Objective: The students will begin their archetype hero essay.

1. Discuss Prompts
2. Discuss the quote types
3. Finish Movie

Friday, November 19, 2010

Objective: The students will watch the video, turn in amazing projects, and leave the room spotless for the Thanksgiving Break.

1. Turn in posters to table.
2. Turn in CD to box.
3. Video
4. Clean up

Have a restful week. No homework from this class. Maybe read some outside book.

I am Thankful for all of my students this year (except Trever).

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Objective: The students will critique the video version of the novel.

1. Hand in the vocabulary assignment from Monday.
2. Video
3. Projects due tomorrow!!!

Which group will "forget it at home" and try to turn one in on Monday for zero points????

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Objective: The students will see how they did on the test, go over the questions that they missed and possibly argue some points out of the teacher (if it's a good argument).

1. Get your scan sheet with your score.
2. Get a test.
3. Get a piece of paper.
4. Look over the questions you got wrong. If you think you're right, write your argument on a piece of paper and bring it up quietly. If I think it's a valid argument, I will change the score.
5. Discuss Projects and problems from the past that will cost you points.
6. Movie if time.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Objective: Students will pass the Monte Cristo test... if they read.

1. Get scan sheet, pencil.
2. Get test.
3. Pass test.
4. Projects if done early.

Video tomorrow after we "argue" points/questions/answers on test.

Monday, November 15, 2010

Objective: The students will know important vocabulary for "The Bass, the River and Sheila Mant."

1. Get lit books.
2. Tie up any loose ends with Monte Cristo. Test tomorrow. Projects due Friday.
3. Discuss "Catch the Moon" assignment
4. "The Bass..." vocabulary

Did I mention the 300 point test tomorrow????????

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Objective: The students will complete the short story and analyze its characters, conflict and theme.

1. CAT6 (turn in packet 21-30)
2. Notes (Figurative Language)
3. Finish "Catch the Moon"
4. "Catch the Moon" assignment

Homework: Relax with a good book by the fire with someone special. Read to them out loud. Share with one another The Count's realizations about life at the end of the book.

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

Objective: The students will read a great story about loss, love and moving on. I like this story alot!

1. CAT6
2. Chapter 4 Notes
3. "Catch the Moon" story.

Homework: Finish Monte Cristo by Monday. HUGE 100 question test!!!!!!!!!! 300 points!!!

Monday, November 08, 2010

Objective: Stump the Teacher for extra credit.

1. Quiz 51-60.
2. Stump the Teacher

Finish reading the book on your own by next Monday. Projects due the Friday before Thanksgiving Break.

Friday, November 05, 2010

Objective: The students will show that they know how to determine a story's point of view and analyze its voice.

1. CAT6
2. Review any notes on Chapter 3
3. Chapter 3 Test
4. Complete Stump the Teacher Questions

Stump the Teacher Monday. First we will take a quiz on 51-60. You must pass to play.

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Objective: The students will write a great persuasive essay.

1. This may be good news or bad news: I have to grade your essays. Not a teacher from another school.

2. Use your own paper. One side only. Be neat or I get pissy.

3. Write a great paper.

Stump the Teacher: Chaps 55-56