Assignments 1/30

January 30, 2015

English 9:

  • We read more of The Odyssey
  • We took a quiz over everything up to “The Lotus Eaters”
  • Everyone got a copy of the next Reading Guide
  • We listened to some of “The Cyclops”

Algebra 1:

  • We did the rest of the Review
  • We did a test

English 12:

  • I introduced the Research Assignment
  • Everyone did a Pre-Test
  • By the end of the day Monday, you have to sign up here for a possible topic for your Research Assignment and fill out the Research Proposal
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Assignments 1/28

January 28, 2015

English 9:

  • We watched a little introductory movie about The Odyssey
  • Then we took some notes
  • Then we read The first few pages and answered the first few questions on the Guided Reading

Algebra 1:

English 12:

  • Pictures of 3D Projects and the iSearch Paper are due TODAY at 11:59:59 PM
  • Email them to MrJonesHelpDesk@gmail.com
  • Today is the last workday.

Assignments 1/27

January 27, 2015

English 9:

Algebra 1:

English 12:

  • I talked about where everyone should be
  • Then it was a work day
  • Remember: Pictures of the 3D Project and the iSearch Papers are due Wednesday at 11:59:59 PM!

Assignments 1/26

January 26, 2015

English 9:

  • We read “Choice” then answered the questions on page 372
  • Once that was done everyone wrote a paragraph: How effective was the author’s speech?  Quote one logical appeal AND one emotional appeal to prove your point.
  • After that we read “An Indian’s View on Indian Affairs” and answered the questions on page 450

Algebra 1:

English 12:

  • After showing everyone what their grade would be if the Holocaust Project was not completed (you would fail) and what it would be if the Holocaust Project got a perfect 100% (you would get at least 80% in the class), everyone got to work.

Assignments 1/22

January 22, 2015

English 9:

  • We did some notes
  • Then we read “Homeless”
  • Then we answered questions 1, 2, 3, and 6 from Pg. 465
  • Then there were two paragraphs to write: 1) Which category of nonfiction writing is this essay? Why? Use quotes to prove it.  2) What do you think is the most wrong with the world right now?
  • After that, we read “Misspelling” for fun

Algebra 1:

  • We reviewed a little bit
  • We took a quiz
  • We took some notes
  • We did #1-6 on this Pun

English 12:

  • I reminded everyone about due dates and what’s expected.
  • After that, it’s a work day

Assignments 1/21

January 21, 2015

English 9:

  • We finished “The Best Gift of My Life”
  • Then we did the Reading Check and #1,4,5,6 on Pg. 398
  • Once that was done, everyone wrote a paragraph: Why was the concert such a peak experience for Rylant?  Prove it by using textual evidence.
  • Once everyone was caught up, we took notes
  • Then we read “Darkness at Noon” and did the Reading Check on that

Algebra 1:

English 12:

  • I handed out the Speech Rubric
  • I reminded everyone about Edmodo
  • During work time, I asked everyone where they are in their project

Assignments 1/20

January 20, 2015

English 9:

Algebra 1:

English 12:

  • Night Rewrites are due today (old one and new one)
  • We went over what’s expected for the video.
  • After that, it was work time.
  • (the calendar is available here)