Thursday, March 29, 2012

Friday, March 30

1. Bell Work:  Free Write

2. SAT WoD #135-Onerous

3. The Great Gatsby Quiz #1 over Author Information and Chapter 1

  • Go to the Socrative website
  • Type in my room number 17020
  • Wait for me to start the quiz
  • When I start the quiz, you may use your notes and complete the quiz
  • IMPORTANT--PLEASE READ!  YES, YOU!!!  If you are taking notes in Evernote or Google Docs, you may have that tab up, my blog, and Socrative, but that is it.  If you have paper notes, you may only have my blog and Socrative tabs open.  
  • ***If I catch you with ANY other tab open...and I many ANY!!!!!!, you will get a zero for the quiz.  No exceptions!  Don't even try to talk me out of it...seriously!****

4. Free Rice or Free Read--NO TALKING!!!

    Thursday, March 29

    1. Bell Work:  Write 10 of your Great Gatsby questions.

    2. SAT WoD #133-Occlude

    3. Point of View (Handout 1 & 2)--We will do this together as a class.

    4. Meeting the Narrator Part I (Handout 3)

    5. Meeting the Narrator Part II (Handout 4)

    6. Quiz rescheduled for tomorrow.  

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012

    Wednesday, March 28

    1. Bell Work:  Describe five ways that children could get an education without attending school.  Be creative!

    2. Finish reading Chapter 1 of The Great Gatsby.  If we don't finish in class, it is homework. 

    3.  Read page 729 in your textbook.  It is additional author information for F. Scott Fitzgerald.  Take notes.  

    Tuesday, March 27, 2012

    Tuesday, March 27, 2012

    1. Bell Work:  Do you think it would be harder to be blind or deaf?  Explain why.

    2. SAT Word of the Day #132-Obstinate

    3. If you want to do your Gatsby Notes on the Chrome Book, start a new Google Doc.  Begin typing your notes from yesterday into the document.  If you want to keep doing your notes on paper, you may do so.  

    4. Twenty Questions Assignment

    5. Read the rest of Chapter 1

    Monday, March 26, 2012

    Monday, March 26

    1. Bell Work- Get out a sheet of notebook paper for notes.

    2. SAT Word of the Day #131 Naive

    3. Pass out The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.  You are responsible for bringing this book to class EVERY DAY!  If you loose the book, it is $14.00 to replace it.  

    4. Show picture of West Egg and East Egg

    5. Introduce The Great Gatsby and F. Scott Fitzgerald

    6. Show how to take notes

    7. Talk about 20 Question Assignment, due Friday

    8. Begin reading The Great Gatsby, Chapter 1

    Friday, March 23, 2012

    Friday, March 23

    1. Bell Work: Free Write

    2. SAT Word of the Day

    3. Finish The Great Gatsby Treasure Hunt (due Monday, 4:00pm)

    4. Free Rice

    5. Free Read

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012

    Thursday, March 22

    1. Bell Work:  There are millions of people all of the world that go without shoes everyday.  What are 5 impacts not having shoes can have on an individual?  (Use the internet and cite where you got the information from!!!)

    2. SAT Word of the Day

    3. Create a Google Doc Titled "The Great Gatsby Treasure Hunt"

    4. Visit the Great Gatsby Treasure Hunt and complete the tasks on it.  All of the things that need to be written down, should be answered in your Google Doc.  You will turn this in.  Use complete sentences.  Do not just copy and paste.  Paraphrase. 

    5.  This is due Monday, March 26 at 4:00pm.  When done, share it with me on Google Docs.  I do not need an email notification.

    6. Make sure you turn in your Unit 4 Introduction-Fill in the Blanks from yesterday.  It is due today by 4:00pm. 

    If you need help with any of this, collaborate with a classmate or myself. 
    Wednesday, March 21

    1. Bell Work:  What choices have you had to make in the last two weeks?  Tell why they were hard or easy to make.  

    2. I have shared a document with you.  Copy "Unit 4 Intro.-Fill in the Blank" into your own Google Doc.  Title it "Unit 4 Intro.-Fill in the Blank"

    3. Turn to page 688 in your textbook


    5. When done, please Share it with me, for a grade.  I do not need the email notification.  


    Monday, March 19, 2012

    Monday, March 19
    1. Bell Work:  Write about what you did over Spring Break.

    2. SAT Word of the Day

    3. Unit 4 Introduction (1914-1945)

    Thursday, March 8, 2012

    Thursday, March 8

    1. Bell Work:  How do you think you did yesterday on the TAKS test?  What could you have done to be better prepared?  What could Mrs. Avalos have done to help you be better prepared?

    2. SAT Word of the Day

    3. After Spring Break Plans

    4. Kony 2012-Fact or Fiction?!

    Tuesday, March 6, 2012

    Tuesday, March 6

    1. Bell Work:  Write an impossible poem such as, “One day while walking barefoot I stopped to tie my shoe.  You’d better pull your socks up.  I see you’re barefoot, too.”

    2. SAT Word of the Day

    (After you are done with your SAT Word of the Day, close your Chrome Book so I will know you are ready to begin.  

    3. Penny Delay

    4. What Would You Do?

    Monday, March 5, 2012

    Monday, March 5

    1. Bell Work:  Write a description of your personality from the point of view of someone who does not like you.  

    2. SAT Word of the Day

    (After you are done with your SAT Word of the Day, close your Chrome Book so I will know you are ready to begin.  

    3. Talk about Box Tops

    4. Penny Delay

    5. TAKS Goals

    6. TAKS Reminders

    Thursday, March 1, 2012

    Friday, March 2

    1. Bell Work:  FREE WRITE...Write about anything that you want.  Remember it must be at least 5 sentences.  

    2. SAT Word of the Day

    3. Silent Reading or
    Thursday, March 1

    1. Bell Work:  
    What companies would be affected if humans had no hair?  Write about life in a hairless world.

    2. SAT Word of the Day

    3. TAKS Talk (You'll need to take notes on Google Docs or on paper)

    Remember: your Ethics Essay is due by midnight on Friday!