A hearty welcome to you! I am very much looking forward to working with you this year. On this post you will find all the things you need from the first week of school. My blog posts are generally by weeks. I try to put as much information as possible here. When you miss school, come here first.
*Remember: your summer reading journal questions are due Wednesday, August 5. Also plan ahead as you will have a small HW assignment tomorrow night as well.
Tuesday- We will be discussing the countries represented in chapters 1-5. Also, what is happiness? [big question, i know]. Cell Phone Research: What are the happiest places in America? Cell Phone Research Guide
HW: See the bottom of the research handout. Bring tomorrow along with your book.
Wednesday– Group Response Part 1: Happiness discussion group write day 3.docx
HW: create a gmail account if you do not already have one. You will need it throughout the class. We are in the lab tomorrow. Read chapter 6 “Moldova” by FRIDAY.
Thursday– We will be in the lab today working on our group responses. The responses are due by midnight
HW: Remember to read chapter 6, Moldova, by tomorrow.
Friday: Moldova mini quiz, discuss chapter, watch part of Happy documentary.HW: read chapter 9, India by Tuesday.
AP Lang 12
HW: Be prepared to discuss “Foreward” and “Introduction” from BAE14 tomorrow.
Tuesday: Continue intro that I didn’t get to due to technology constraints and time. Discuss the Forward and Intro from BAE. Here’s the link to the essay “Payton’s Place“.
HW: Prepare to discuss “A Matter of Life and Death” and “Strange Beads”
Wednesday: You will discuss the first two actual essays in your groups so I can give my voice a little rest today 😉
I uploaded a helpful list of tone words with definitions onto the RESOURCES page. I will also give you a handout that lists words and discusses the difference between tone and mood. That is also on Resources.
HW: be prepared to discuss “The Final Day in Rome” tomorrow.