Thursday, February 25, 2021

Day 76

Objective:  The students will read a nice story and analyze the characters and the theme.

Note:  I was wrong about how we will return to school...  You all will go to school 2 days a week.  The other three will be online.

Make sure your satires are turned in.

1.  Roll in GC

2.  Theme and Figurative Language Notes

3.  Read "Catch the Moon" and complete the assignment in GC


Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Day 75

Objective:  The students will be able to differentiate between a moral and a theme.

No homework Wednesday if I have 20+ cameras on this morning.  You people are coming back to school soon... I need to know what you look like... Plus, you want your classmates to know how awesome you look! :)

1.  Roll in GC

2.  WP Number 4

3.  Homework (if we don't have enough class participation):  Watch three satirical videos and write an analysis of each (one good paragraph each)

Monday, February 22, 2021

Day 74

Objective:  The students will analyze their last satire.

1.  Roll in GC

2.  WP #3

3.  Satire Analysis:

4.  Discussion

5.  Writing:  Original Satire:  Due Wednesday.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Day 73: Thursday and Friday


Objective:  The students will complete an assignment on a written satire.

1.  Roll in GC

2.  Complete the assignment in GC called "Satire: Johnny Can't Read."  It is due today.

Day 72: Wednesday with Sub: Mr. Vassel

Objective:  The students will complete a short assignment on a video satire.


1.  Roll however Mr. Vasel wants to do it.  Introduce yourselves!  Turn your camera on and say hello!  He is a good dude!

2.  Complete the assignment in GC called "Satire: Research Paper."  It is due today.

Here is a link to the video if needed:

 Stay in class the entire 20 minutes please!

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Day 71

Objective:  The students will read their first satire and determine what the author's universal truth is.


1.  WP Number 1

2.  Satire Assignment:  Learn with BOOK" due next class.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Day 70

Objective:  The students will know why and how satires are written and produced.

1.  Roll in GC

2.  Discuss Book Reports:  New due date:  May 7 by 3 pm.  Again, if it is late, I will not grade it.  650 points to your grade.  I think we will be back in school by then, so CLOSE READ it well!  I will be hard this time.

3.   Satire Notes

Monday, February 08, 2021

Day 69

Objective:  The students will know important vocabulary for the satire unit.

1.  Roll in GC

2.  Satire Vocab in GC (due today by end of independent time).

Thursday, February 04, 2021

Day 68

Objective:  The students will complete the ENTIRE Research Paper and turn it in for grading.

1.  Roll in GC

2.  Put all parts of the Research Paper into ONE complete document.  Please follow these guidelines:

a)  Start with Part 1.  Make sure that the header and heading are there.  

b)  Copy your Part 2 and put it right after Part 1.  It should NOT have a separate title.  It should be just ONE double space away from the end of Part 1.

c) Do the same for Part 3.

d)  Do the same for Part 4, but only the Closing Paragraph.

e)  START A NEW PAGE.  Here you will put the Works Cited Page.  IT MUST BE A SEPARATE PAGE!!!  But in the same document.

f)  Do one final edit (Use the Spell and Grammar Check).

g)  Turn it in.  Congrats!  You are done!  I am proud of you all!

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

Day 67

Objective:  The students will create their Works Cited Page using

 ROLL IN GC (If you were absent, here is the video of the class today)

1.  I will teach you how to use to create your Works Cited Page.

2.  Create your own Works Cited Page and put in you GC assignment for Part 4.  Due before next class!

Monday, February 01, 2021

Day 66

Objective:  The students will peer edit Part 3 of the Research Paper and then finish the essay by writing a close.

1.  Roll

2.  Exchange Part 3 with your partner.  Edit and, again, be VERY honest with them.

3.  Write Part 4.  Tomorrow I will teach you the Works Cited Page.  Easybib chnaged a bit, and I need to figure it out first. Here is an example:

Closing Paragraph:  One or two paragraphs where you apply what you have proven to the bigger picture (all people, the future, etc.) OR reconnect to the character you had in the anecdotal intro.