Wednesday, November 30, 2016

(Weds.) Fri. Dec. 2 & Mon. Dec. 5

Agenda Reminders
~Finish up your IR book
~One Juror's Decision?
1. Vocab. Review (T)
2. Daily Writing (W)
3. Fabulous Nonfiction
    What is Nonfiction? NYT Bestsellers!
    Nonfiction Read Around (R)
    Nonfiction Subjects 

Daily Writing Prompt:
Either reread & continue your writing from a previous Daily Writing
Start with this line:  I don't know how I am going to get home. Worse yet, I am alone and have to...

BLUE Wednesday, Nov. 29 & Friday, Dec. 2

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Actor Workshops today! :)

Sunday, November 27, 2016

BLUE Monday, Nov. 28 & GOLD Thursday, Dec. 1

1. Agenda Reminders
~Finish up current IR book
~Have you turned in final One Juror's Decision??
2. Vocabulary work Today's Reading (L) 
3. "Into the Maze of Doom" Readers Theater &
"What's with These Guys?"(R)
4. Talk about questions from both readings. (T)
5. Daily Writing, related to today's reading! (W)

Daily Writing Prompt

Start a story that includes Theseus OR Ariadne OR a superhero of your own imagination.


In the essay, Kristin Lewis write that heroes inspire us to be "our better selves." How do superheroes of today and mythological characters from "Into the Maze of Doom" inspire us to be our better selves? Use details from both texts in your response.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

BLUE Monday, Nov. 21 & GOLD Tuesday, Nov. 22

Write in agenda:
~Have a nice break, and read :)
~Final draft of One Juror's Decision DUE NOW

(W)     Daily Writing Prompt
(R)      Video & "Grizzly Letter" & response
(T)       Talk about response to  "Grizzly Letter"
(W)     Write Letter of Concern  

Daily Writing Prompt:
Start a story about a character who is worried about something.....


Thursday, Nov. 17th & Friday, Nov. 18th

1. Agenda Reminders

~Typed draft of One Juror's Decision
~FINAL draft of One Juror's Decision due next class
2. Vocab story share?
3. One Juror's Decision
    Look at an example - identify evidence (quotes & paraphrases) and explanations
    Writing Teams (choose yours) - read and identify
4. Computer lab for revisions / print FINAL draft
5. Daily Writing with compound sentence (if time)

 Daily Writing Prompt:
Start a story or essay here!

Monday, November 14, 2016

BLUE Tues. Nov. 15th & GOLD Wed. Nov.16th

Is it more important to be loyal to your family, or your friends?
Is taking a life EVER justified?

1. Agenda Reminders
~Typed draft of One Juror's Decision due NOW!!
2. Intentional Conventions: Compound Sentences
    Conventions Challenge?
    "The Shelter" with compound sentences
    "It's a Good Day" with compound sentences

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Language Arts Study Hall INC

INC students,
Do you have your agenda, LA binder and a book?
If not, go get them!