Friday, January 31, 2020

Happy Super Bowl Weekend. Have fun and be safe.

Objective:  The students will complete their presentation for thir JC topic.

1.  Complete your presentation.

2.  How is that outside reading coming along? 

Due:  May 9

Thursday, January 30, 2020

We Start JC Today

Objective:  The students will research a topic to present to the rest of the class.

1.  Tomorrow your research paper is due.  Printed at the beginning of the period.\

2.  Get a handout.

3.  Discuss Presentation

4.  Sign up

5.  Research and make presentation

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Last Day to Make IT Perfect

Objective:  The students will get their entire paper read and edited from start to finish.

1.  Exchange your whole paper, from Part 1 through the Works Cited page.

2.  Read and Edit.

When you are done, on the paper that you edited write the following:

I, _______________________, read and edited this paper and I have marked all of the errors, verified the sources and citations and written suggestions for corrections. 

If the paper is bad, you will lose points.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

That fish.... It's Alive!

Objective:  The students will complete the final editing of their research paper which is due on Thursday.

1.  Walk down to the counselors' offices and complete next year's registration.

2.  When you return, show me your completed Part 4 for 50 points, then give it to your editor.  Make final changes.

3.  Tomorrow bring the entire paper in as ONE COMPLETE DOCUMENT that follows MLA formatting and everything that I have covered.  You will have one final edit by your reader.

Monday, January 27, 2020

Let's Finish This Thing! Two More Days

Objective:  The Students will write the closing of their research paper and complete the Works Cited page.

1.  Get the handout.

2.  Put Part 3 on your desk for points.

3.  Edit

4.  Make corrections

5.  Go over Part 4 (Due tomorrow printed for 50 points)

Friday, January 24, 2020

Happy Friday People!

Objective:  The students will write a great Part 3.

1.  Get a computer, get your sources, and write.

Part 3 is due on Monday printed and ready to edit for 50 points!

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Writing Days

Objective:  The students will write and properly cite their sources.

1.  Today and tomorrow we work on Part 3.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Are You Ready For Part 3

Objective:  The students will edit Part 2 and fix any errors.

1.  Grab an example of Part 3

2.  Exchange and Edit Part 2 using checklist.

3.  Read Part 3 Example

4.  Write

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Part 2 Writing

Objective:  The students will complete Part v2 of their research paper.

1.  Get a computer.

2.  Complete Part 2.  It is due tomorrow.  You don't have to print the whole essay out, just part 2.

Friday, January 17, 2020

Part 2

Objective:  The students will see an example of part 2, then work on writing their own.

1.  Get Part 2

2.  Go over with me.  Take notes on the page.

3.  Work on Part 2 of your paper.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Editing of Part 1

Objective:  The students will leave the class with a perfect Part 1 and be ready to start Part 2 tomorrow.

1.  Put your Part 1 on your desk.  50 points or nada.

2.  Share one or two in the big screen.

3.  Exchange and edit.  Don't be nice!  Don't be a friend.  Be like ME!!!!  Get at it!

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Part 1: This part is fun!!

Objective:  The students will learn what an anecdotal intro is, see one, then write one.

1.  Get handout.

2.  Discuss it.

3.  Write it.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Research Last Day

Objective:  The students will find at least 3 sources before we write tomorrow.

1.  Get a computer

2.  Find stuff.  Print it.  Read it.

3.  Tomorrow we write

Monday, January 13, 2020

Research Day 2

Objective:  The students will find more information for their writing.

1.  Get a laptop.

2.  Listen to me about what I would do if I were you.

3.  Find stuff.

Friday, January 10, 2020

Research Day.

Objective:  Today the students will find their "printed periodical" source.

1.  Get a computer.

2.  Go to

3.  Scroll down to Ebsco Search for Periodicals

4.  Click Ebscohost Web

5.  Select All Data Base (continue)

6.  Search for your topic.

Search for your topic.

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Research Paper Day 1

Objective:  The students will see know what they are expected to do on the research paper.

1.  Get handout.

2.  Write the name of the person, or group, or event that you are going to call "Person, Event or Group of the Year 2019"

3.  Share some with the class.

4.  Discuss Paper Requirements and Rubric

5.  Begin Research

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

Man in the Water

Objective:  The students will read a non-fiction article about a person who would fit the person of the year title.

1.  WP #2

2.  Close Read Man in the Water

3.  Brainstorm who you want to research.  Look at Time Person of the Year and CNN Heros of the Year for examples.

Tuesday, January 07, 2020

I guess no one is leaving or coming, so let's start!

Objective:  The students will see an example of a Person of the Year.

1.  Get out and correct vocabulary.

2.  WP #1

3.  Man in the Water videos.

4.  Complete WP

Monday, January 06, 2020

Welcmome Back! Hope You Had a GREAT break.

Objective:  Students will know some important vocabulary for this week's reading.

1.  Sit anywhere.  I am making a new seating chart so if you want to change seats, now is the time.

2.  Get the two handouts.

3.  Discuss Outside Reading and the schedule for this semester.   
     1)  Research Paper (2 weeks)
     2)  Julius Caesar (4 weeks)
So I would do the Outside Reading Requirement during the first 6 weeks.
     3)  Lord of the Flies
     4)  Night and other non-fiction

3.  Complete Vocab