This week we are starting a new competition that will begin today and end at the end of the semester. Most of you will be placed in groups of 3, hence quarter trios. *Grand prize at the end of the semester for the team with the most points is that each team member’s lowest score … More Quarter Trios!/SCROLL DOWN to see this week’s new challenges
Rules, policies, and procedures are listed here for both students and parents. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions. … More Class Policies
Read this article from The Atlantic. Answer this question in a paragraph: According to the article, why do Americans smile so much? Give several reasons in your answer and use text evidence from the article. This is your first paragraph. Next, describe attitudes towards smiling in your country and how it’s different from here. Include your personal … More Why Do Americans Smile So Much?
Describe this picture in 5 sentences. Use at least one complex, one compound sentence, adn 3 sentences of your choice. Each sentence needs an adjective and an adverb.
Use these additional resources for our study of the Japanese Internment Camps. George Takei article NYT Try this interactive vocabulary worksheet: Vocabulary
Please go to this link Global Recipes and check out the cool cookbook a group of students in DC made. Your assignment will be similar. Think of a dish your mom or someone in your family makes that you love. Really think about something special that you’d like everyone to know about. Now write a narrative … More Global Cookbook
Here is a short video about Lange with more details about her photo Migrant Mother and others. This week you will work to create your own images that elicit different emotions. Your assignment is to take and bring in 5 different photos you have taken. Each one should express a different emotion. You will mount them to … More Dorothea Lange
Watch this video to reinforce what you are learning about sentence types.
Last week we spent a lot of time discussing Dr. King’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail as well as his ideas about negative and positive peace. During our discussion we brainstormed ways to support people when we see injustice happening before our eyes. Remember that negative peace would be to simply ignore the problem in order to avoid … More Dr. Martin Luther King
Well, we got an early vacation this year. Be safe, stay warm, and above all enjoy your time off. We will take a rain check on our White Elephant Party (2nd period) and for everyone else I look forward to seeing you in 2017!