Thursday, May 30, 2013

The Cancer Softball Day!

Objective:  The students and teacher will discuss their final project and the Final Exam.

1.  Discuss Final Project.
2.  Final Exam.  We will take the district final exam.  Here is how it works:

a)  If you have a LEGIT "A" in the class.  You don't have to take it.  That does not mean I am telling you not to show up!

b)  If you get an "A" on the Final, your grade goes up 3%.  "B" on the Final, your grade goes up 1%.

Softball Donations:  Here in class, or at the game.  1 buck = 10 points.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Night is over.

Objective:  The students will show that they read Night and can apply literary devices/terms to the book.

1.  Get test and answer sheet.
2.  Set up back of answer sheet like the back board.
3.  Pass the test.

 Note:  You can only use one part of the book for ONE answer on the Lit. Devices part.  For example, you can't use the part where Elie reunites with his mother at the end as both the resolution and faction both. 

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Don't forget last Extra Credit Thursday!!

Objective:  he students will complete the last review of Night for tomorrow's Night Final.

1.  Hand in Mataphor Poems
2.  Get Night Handout Chps. 7-9
3.  Haiku due typed tomorrow.

Thursday:  Cancer Softball Game Extra Credit.  Don't forget.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Assembly Day (hooray)

Objective:  The students will complete their metaphor poems (typed by Tuesday) and complete reading of Night.

1.  You have three things you can be doing:  Metaphor Poem, Finish Night, Finish Haiku, or Complete Your Outside Book.

2.  Metaphor Poem (due Tuesday) and Haiku (due Wednesday).

Have a great weekend.  Make your plans for next Thursday!!

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Don't forget... One week from today you are all coming to the Cancer Softball game!

Objective:  The students will look at three metaphor poems, then write one of their own.

1.  Night Chapter 6 Quiz.
2.  Metaphor POem
3.  Turn in Night Study Guide 4-6

4.  Finish Night by Monday.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Good Morning All...

Objective:  The students will analyze two great poems.

1.  Get folders
2.  Analyze "First Lesson" and "The Long Hill"
3.  Turn in the poetry handout
4.  Read Chapter 6 of Night and complete study guide.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

So much to do....

Objective:  The students will alalyze their first of three metaphor poems.

1.  Get folders.
2.  Night Quiz Chapters 4-5
3.  "While I Slept" poem
4.  Night Chapter 5 Study Guide
5.  Haiku for Chapters 3-5

Take the Night off of Night.... HAA!  Work on outside book.

Monday, May 20, 2013

I feel so much better!

Objective:  Students will analyze a second poem that focuses on sound imagery.

Thanks for being great for Mr. Bruce.

1.  Get folders.
2.  Analyze "Summers Remembered"
3.  Discuss poem and turn in worksheet for 100 points.
4.  Complete Night Chapter 4 handout.
5.  Read Chapter 5.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Tomorrow a sub... Be good.

Objective:  The students will discuss Chapter 3, then analyze a poem for the poetry unit.

1.  Turn in Chapter 2 Handout.
2. Get the Poetry handout.
3.  Night Chapter 3 Quiz (10 points)
4.  "Ex-Basketball Player" analyze
5.  Night Chapter 4

Need a volunteer to run the DVD/LCD tomorrow.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Good Luck AP History Students!!!!

Objective:  The students will analyze Chapter 2 of Night.

1.  Get your folders and the handout.
2.  Discuss your Chapter 1 Handout.
3.  Add these questions to the back of the Chapter 2 Handout:
           1)  What type of novel is this?
           2)  What is Faction?
           3)  What part of Chapter 2 could be considered faction?  (I am not sure, but it could be).
4.  Read Chapter 3 today.  Tomorrow Quiz on 2-3.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Ugghhhh... Feeling sick again.

Objective:  The students will discuss Chapter 1 of Night and complete a study guide of the chapter.

1.  Chapter 1 Quiz
2.  Chapter 1 Handout
3.  Discuss the writing assignment for this novel.  Night Haiku
4.  Read Chapter 2

Book Report June 6!

Monday, May 13, 2013

Night Introduction

Objective:  The students will be introduced to the novel by the author himself.

1.  Video of author's interview with Oprah.  Turn in Crossword
2.  Read Chapter 1 for quiz tomorrow.

Outside Book???  How is it going?  I know some of you are waiting until the last minute...  And I will catch you if you don't read!

Friday, May 10, 2013

Last Extra Credit of the Year

Objective:  The students will do a mini-into assignment to refresh their memory of Holocaust terms and events for Night.

1.  Get folder
2.  Get handout
3.  Complete both sides for 100m points using any source possible for the information.
4.  Book Checkout at specified time.

Last Extra Credit of the Year:  Seniors, Staff and Softball Against Cancer game.  May 30.  Free to attend.

Donate to the American Cancer Society:  Extra 10 points per dollar.  Up to 200 points.

Isn't that like buying a grade?  Yep.  But it's for a good cause.

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Finish the movie

Objective:  Finish the movie.

1.  Finish the movie.
2.  Epitaphs tomorrow.  Or you will need one yourself. 


Wednesday, May 08, 2013

A little hiatus from working....

Objective:  Relax and compare the novel to a modern Americanized version on video.

1.  If you have not taken the test.  Take it today.
2.  Video
3.  Complete Epitaphs
4.  Outside book.

Tuesday, May 07, 2013


Objective:  Pass.

1.  LOTF 300 point test.

Homework:  Epitaphs

Monday, May 06, 2013

Tomorrow is LOTF Test

Objective:  The students will review and write four small poems about LOTF.

1.  Get folder
2.  Get handout
3.  Discuss Epitaph writing
4.  Complete XWord
5.  Tomorrow is the 300 point test.

Book Report 4 Due Date:  Thursday June 6 or before.  Not later!

Friday, May 03, 2013

Last day of presentations

Objective:  The students will teach each other the important information of LOTF Chapters 11-12.

1.  Get folders
2.  Presentations

Have a great weekend.  I am going camping.

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Last Day of CST Testing

Objective:  The students will read and analyze a short story and try to figure out its great personal symbol.

1.  Get folders
2.  Read and analyze "The Beginning of Grief" and complete handout.
3.  Newspaper Survey #3.  It's the last one of the year.  Everyone needs to fill out the card.

4.  Read the end of LOTF.

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Second Period all day! My favorite.

Objective:  The students will read and analyze a short story and try to figure out its great personal symbol.

1.  Get folders
2.  Read and analyze "The Beginning of Grief" and complete handout.
3.  Newspaper Survey #3.  It's the last one of the year.  Everyone needs to fill out the card.

4.  Read the end of LOTF.