Friday, April 28, 2017

Post-Test and Presentations

Agenda:

  • Complete chapter post-test on commas and semi-colons
  • 4-Square Presentations

Homework:
  • Make sure that you are caught up!  Next week, we are going to start our writing exercises!

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

4 Square II: The Land and Wang Lung

Agenda:

  • Review colon and semi-colon exercise
  • 4-Square Introduction
Homework:
  • Make sure you have enough of your square finished that you can complete it in class tomorrow

Monday, April 24, 2017

Semi-colons and Colons

Agenda:

  • Complete exercises 1 and 2 from the chapter

Homework:
  • Be prepared to review at the beginning of class
  • Read to end of book and complete reading of The Good Earth

Cultural Constructions

Agenda:

  • What makes a good breakfast?
  • Breakfast around the world: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/features/what-people-eat-for-breakfast-around-the-world-a6730126.html
  • Discussion of cultural lens and cultural relativism
  • Qigong practice
Homework:
  • Found poems due before break
  • Read 31-32

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Parallels in Literature

Agenda:

  • What are parallels in Lit?  (study.com video) http://study.com/academy/lesson/what-is-parallelism-in-literature-definition-examples.html
  • Use notes to complete worksheet
  • Use book to discuss parallels in The Good Earth
Homework:
  • Finish worksheet
  • Read ch 28-29 for tomorrow
  • Found poems are due tomorrow

Thursday, April 6, 2017

4-Square Continued

Agenda:

  • Continue working on 4-square project
Homework:
  • Read ch 20-21 and answer questions
  • Found Poem due before break

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wang Lung's Relationship to the Land

Agenda:

  • 4 Square Activity Explanation
  • Classwork time
Homework:
  • Read chapters 18 + 19
  • Found poems due 4/13

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Found Poem Workshop

Agenda:

  • Continue workshop

Homework:
  • Poems due before break
  • Make sure that you are on pace with your reading (through chapter 17)