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THURSDAY, APRIL 8

CLASSWORK:

  • Work on take-home test for Ender's Game

HOMEWORK:

  • Take-home test is due tomorrow. Questions are here.
  • In-class test tomorrow. Questions prepared by classmates are here.

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8

CLASSWORK:

  • SAT QUIZ # 166-175

  • Discussion of Ender's Game

  • Group Test Questions & Take Home Test 

HOMEWORK:

  • TAKE HOME TEST Due Friday
  • The rest of the Ender's Game test will be on FRIDAY. You have a hard copy, but Michael has also made a page for the questions you created. Btw, your questions are EXCELLENT. Most are filled with good, critical thinking. 

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 7

CLASSWORK:

  • Discussion of Ender's Game

  • A look at test questions. There are many excellent questions posted. I will look for more!

HOMEWORK:

  • REMEMBER THE FOLLOWING FOR THE WEEK'S SCHEDULE:
    • Take-home part of the Ender's Game test will be given to you on Wednesday. It is due FRIDAY.
    • The rest of the Ender's Game test will be on FRIDAY.
    • This week's SAT Quiz is Wednesday, April 8. It will include words #166-175. NOTE CHANGE FROM FRIDAY!!!

 

MONDAY, APRIL 6

CLASSWORK:

  • Discussion of Ender's Game

  • A look at test questions. There are many excellent questions posted. I will look for more!

HOMEWORK:

  • REMEMBER THE FOLLOWING FOR THE WEEK'S SCHEDULE:
    • Take-home part of the Ender's Game test will be given to you on Wednesday. It is due FRIDAY.
    • The rest of the Ender's Game test will be on FRIDAY.
    • This week's SAT Quiz is Wednesday, April 8. It will include words #166-175. NOTE CHANGE FROM FRIDAY!!!
  • BY MONDAY (by Tuesday if you have not done this...mandatory!):

    • Make sure you BLOG if you couldn't get online today (3 things: a question, a comment or answer to someone else's question or comment, and a thing question or comment of your choice)

    • Discussion or test questions (through page 324). Let's say five GOOD questions, spaced throughout the book.

 

FRIDAY, APRIL 3

CLASSWORK:

  • Discussion of Ender's Game

HOMEWORK:

  • Read Ender's Game (and do the study guide) pages 273-324.  REMEMBER THAT YOU ASKED TO FINISH BY MONDAY, so you may want to read a few more pages!
  • Next SAT Quiz is Friday, April 10. It will include words #166-175.
  • BY MONDAY;

    • Make sure you BLOG if you couldn't get online today (3 things: a question, a comment or answer to someone else's question or comment, and a thing question or comment of your choice)

    • Discussion or test questions (through page 324). Let's say five GOOD questions, spaced throughout the book.

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 2

CLASSWORK:

 HOMEWORK:

  • Read Ender's Game (and do the study guide pages 242-273. REMEMBER THAT YOU ASKED TO FINISH BY MONDAY, so you may want to read a few more pages!
  • If you did not finish your CHARACTERS, please put them on the wiki from home or bring them in to class.

  • Next SAT Quiz is Friday, April 10. It will include words #166-175.

  • BY MONDAY;

    • Make sure you BLOG if you couldn't get online today (3 things: a question, a comment or answer to someone else's question or comment, and a thing question or comment of your choice)

    • Discussion or test questions (through page 324)

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1

CLASSWORK:

  • Discussion of Ender's Game

HOMEWORK:

  • Read Ender's Game (and do the study guide) pages 186-215.  REMEMBER REMEMBER THAT YOU ASKED TO FINISH BY MONDAY, so you may want to read a few more pages! 
  • Next SAT Quiz is Friday, April 10. It will include words #166-175. 

TUESDAY MARCH 31

CLASSWORK:

  • Discussion of Ender's Game

 HOMEWORK:

  • Read Ender's Game (and do the study guide) through page 215. REMEMBER THAT YOU ASKED TO FINISH BY MONDAY, so you may want to read a few more pages!

  • Next SAT Quiz is Friday, April 10. It will include words #166-175.

 

MONDAY MARCH 30

CLASSWORK:

  • SAT vocab quiz - # 156-165, plus the previous ten.

  • Discussion of Ender's Game

 HOMEWORK:

  • Read Ender's Game (and do the study guide) through middle of page 186 by TUESDAY. 

  • Make sure you visit the BLOG page for Ender's Game. Make sure you have made a comment and answered someone else's question or comment. This week, please comment again. USE THE COMMENTS SECTION, PLEASE, NOT THE MAIN PART OF THE PAGE! It works much better for blogging.

 

THURSDAY MARCH 26

CLASSWORK:

  • What is critical thinking? What is creativity?

  • Discussion of Ender's Game. Good job tying in the novel with the CONCEPT OF CREATIVITY AND CRITICAL THINKING. THIS IS METACOGNITION ON YOUR PART, AND I'M PROUD OF YOU!

 HOMEWORK:

  • Read Ender's Game (and do the study guide) through Chapter 9, page 153 by MONDAY 

  • I have made a BLOG page for Ender's Game. Let's do this a little differently to begin with. Make a question or comment on the BLOG page about the novel--your choice of topics. After you make a comment, answer someone else's question or comment. USE THE COMMENTS SECTION, PLEASE, NOT THE MAIN PART OF THE PAGE! It works much better for blogging.

  • SAT quiz Monday, remember! Words #156-165, plus the previous ten.

 

WEDNESDAY MARCH 25

CLASSWORK:

  • SAT vocab with Daniel 
  • Read Ender's Game. Study guide, too. 

HOMEWORK:

  • Read Ender's Game (and do the study guide) through Chapter 7, page 96 by THURSDAY 
  • I have made a BLOG page for Ender's Game. Let's do this a little differently to begin with. Make a question or comment on the BLOG page about the novel--your choice of topics. After you make a comment, answer someone else's question or comment. USE THE COMMENTS SECTION, PLEASE, NOT THE MAIN PART OF THE PAGE! It works much better for blogging.

 

TUESDAY MARCH 24

CLASSWORK:

  • TEST: Hmmm
  • Finish Student-Taught Chapters, Great Expectations
  • Discuss Ender's Game 

HOMEWORK:

Read Ender's Game through Chapter 7, page 96 by THURSDAY.

 

MONDAY MARCH 23

CLASSWORK:

  • TEST 
  • SAT Quiz

HOMEWORK:

  • Read Ender's Game; do study guide. Note that you need to read through Chapter 5 (page 53) 
  • Do the last section of the test. Answer three questions from OTHER; SECTION THREE.

 

YOUR GROUPS AND ASSIGNMENTS ARE IN THE "STUDENT-TAUGHT CHAPTERS" FOLDER ALONG WITH THE HANDOUT

FRIDAY MARCH 20

CLASSWORK:

  • Great Expectations: list of test topics HANDOUT
  • Study SAT vocab with Daniel
  • Read Ender's Game; study guide. Note that you need to read the novel through Chapter 5 (page 53) by TUESDAY.

HOMEWORK:

  • SAT VOCAB QUIZ postponed until MONDAY, words #146-155. You will be tested on last week's words, too.
  • Great Expectations test on MONDAY, too. Go here to review study guide for test.
  • Read Ender's Game through Chapter 5 (page 53) for TUESDAY. 

 

THURSDAY MARCH 19

CLASSWORK:

  • Great Expectations: list of test topics explored
  • Student-taught Chapters, continued and concluded

 HOMEWORK:

  • SAT VOCAB QUIZ postponed until MONDAY, words # 146-155. You will be tested on last week's ten words also. 
  • Great Expectations TEST on MONDAY, too.

 

WEDNESDAY MARCH 18

CLASSWORK:

  • Great Expectations. Great discussion. 
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 HOMEWORK:

  • Bring to class 3+ good discussion topics that can be used on the test. We will look at them tomorrow and make a list.
  • SAT VOCAB QUIZ postponed until MONDAY, words # 146-155. You will be tested on last week's ten words also. 
  • Great Expectations TEST on MONDAY, too. Might as well do it all! 

 

TUESDAY MARCH 17

CLASSWORK:

  • Go to the Classwork 3-17-09 page for your work today. Read the instructions carefully. If you need clarification on the assignment, you may call me.
  • If I were you, I'd start on the second part of the work first. That's the part where you can work together. That way, IF you can't finish it all in class (I think you can), you can write about the endings at home.

 HOMEWORK: TAKE A BREAK! (Just make sure you've read to the end of Great Expectations!)

 

MONDAY MARCH 16

CLASSWORK:

  • Reading Quiz
  • Student-Taught Chapters, continued

 HOMEWORK:

Read Chs. 57-58, pages 381-400...THE END!!!   

 

FRIDAY MARCH 13

CLASSWORK:

  • Reading Quiz
  • SAT VOCAB QUIZ, words # 136-145, PLUS the previous week's words 
  • FRESHMAN WRITING PROMPT: Media Center 

 

 HOMEWORK:

  • Read Chs. 54-56, pages 359-380 

 

 

THURSDAY MARCH 12

CLASSWORK:

  • Reading Quiz
  • Freshman writing prompt
  • SAT vocab work
  • Presentation of your "Student-Taught Chapters." The following groups need to be prepared for today: 
2. Kristin, Katie, Rebecca (finish) 30-31 200-211
3. Samantha, Keri, Brooke 32-33 212-222
4. Jaspyn, Andrew, Matthew 34-35 223-234

 HOMEWORK:

  • Read Chs. 54-56, pages 359-380 [changed to Friday's homework due to writing prompt "rough draft."
  • Keep in mind that you have a SAT VOCAB QUIZ tomorrow, words # 136-145. You will be tested on last week's ten words also.

 

WEDNESDAY MARCH 11

CLASSWORK:

  • Reading Quiz
  • Presentation of your "Student-Taught Chapters." The following groups need to be prepared for today: 
    1. Chris, Zach, Roman 29 190-199
    2. Kristin, Katie, Rebecca 30-31 200-211
    3. Samantha, Keri, Brooke 32-33 212-222

 HOMEWORK:

  • Read Chs. 51-53, pages 337-358 (Oops! Error corrected!)
  • Keep in mind that you have a SAT VOCAB QUIZ Friday, words # 136-145. You will be tested on last week's ten words also.

 

TUESDAY MARCH 10

CLASSWORK:

  • Reading Quiz [NOT!]
  • Media Center to work on your "Student-Taught Chapters"

  HOMEWORK:

  • Read Chs. 47-50, pages 313-336
  • Reading Quiz will cover two nights of reading.
  • Beginning on Wednesday, you will TEACH your chapters. From what I have observed, this is going to not only be instructive, but lots of FUN!

 

MONDAY MARCH 9

CLASSWORK:

  • Reading Quiz
  • Media Center to work on your "Student-Taught Chapters"

  HOMEWORK:

  • Read Chs. 43-46, pages 290-312

  • Tuesday: Reading Quiz, then work in the Media Center on your Student-Taught Chapters

  • Remember that when you ALL pass a reading quiz, we'll take at least a day's break from the reading quiz.

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FRIDAY MARCH 6

CLASSWORK:

  • Reading Quiz
  • SAT Quiz
  • Other?

  HOMEWORK:

  • Read Chs. 40-42, pages 268-289

  • Monday: Reading Quiz, then work in the Media Center on your Student-Taught Chapters

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4 and THURSDAY MARCH 5

CLASSWORK:

  • Reading Quiz
  • Finish class presentations
  • Thursday: Grammar and parts of speech with Daniel!
  • NEW ASSIGNMENT: Student-Taught Chapters 
    • This will be done in groups of three (nelly's choice of groups is FINAL!).
    • We will have a demonstration today.
    • Each group will work in-depth with particular chapters.

 HOMEWORK:

  • Read Great Expectations through Chapter 37, page 246 for Thursday, and Chapter 39, page 267 for Friday. 
  • As announced, there will be a reading quiz every day this week.

 

MONDAY and TUESDAY, MARCH 2 & 3

CLASSWORK:

  • NO SCHOOL TODAY! 

 HOMEWORK:

  • Read Great Expectations through Chapter 33, page 222. 
  • As announced, there will be a reading quiz every day this week that we have reading assignments.   

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27

CLASSWORK:

  • SAT Vocab test
  • Discussion about classroom behavior  

 HOMEWORK:

  • Read Great Expectations through Chapter 33, page 222 
  • As announced, there will be a reading quiz every day next week that we have reading assignments 

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20

CLASSWORK:

  • SAT Vocab test
  • Great Expectations: discussion 

 HOMEWORK:

Read Great Expectations through Chapter 24, page 166 

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18

CLASSWORK:

  • (More) THEMES, PLOT, CHARACTERS and more: in preparation for our "Group Write."
  • Start the "Group Write!"

  • BLOG: NEW FORMAT. Go to http://westwilkeswickedwiki.blogspot.com  PASSWORD: nelson4th

    • Answer my question OR make a comment of your own that illuminates some aspect of the reading.

    • FIRST to post before 3:00 and ALSO after 3:00 wins CHOCOLATE!

 HOMEWORK:

  • Read through Chapter 15 (page 119) and complete the Study Guide for the reading.
  • Remember, for FRIDAY: SAT Vocab Quiz # 13, 106-115 on the word list.

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17

CLASSWORK:

  • Discuss Great Expectations (Chapters 19-11, page 75)

  • THEMES, PLOT, CHARACTERS and more: in preparation for our "Group Write."

  • Start the "Group Write?"

 HOMEWORK:

  • Read through Chapter 15 (page 97) and complete the Study Guide for the reading. NO WHINING! This is only 21 pages!
  • Remember, for FRIDAY: SAT Vocab Quiz # 13, 106-115 on the word list.

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16

CLASSWORK:

  • Discuss Great Expectations (Chapters 1- 8, page 52)

  • THEMES: in preparation for our "Group Write."

 HOMEWORK:

  • Read through Chapter 11 (page 75) and complete the Study Guide for the reading.
  • Remember, for FRIDAY: SAT Vocab Quiz # 13, 106-115 on the word list.

 

WHAT THE DICKENS???

  • What happened to RED?
    • It's not Valentine's Day any more! Laiken voted for plum, right?
  • Where's the rest of the page?
    • NOTE: Older Front Pages are archived in the ARCHIVED FRONT PAGES folder.

 

  • SAT Vocab test
  • Character Descriptions-finish presentations
  • Great Expectations: discussion 

 HOMEWORK:

Read Great Expectations through Chapter 23, page 222.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20

CLASSWORK:

 

  • SAT Vocab test
  • Discussion about classroom behavior

HOMEWORK:

Read Great Expectations through Chapter 24, page 222 

  • Read Great Expectations through Chapter 37, page 246 
  • As announced, there will be a reading quiz every day next week that we have reading assignments 

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4

CLASSWORK:

 

  • Reading Quiz
  • Finish class presentations
  • Discussion: Great Expectations

 

 HOMEWORK:

  • Read Great Expectations through Chapter 40, page 267 
  • As announced, there will be a reading quiz every
  • SAT Quiz
  • Other?

 HOMEWORK:

  • Read Great Expectations through Chapter 37, page 246 for Monday.

 

  • Read Chs. 47-49, pages 313-332

  • Beginning on Wednesday, you will TEACH the chapters on which you have worked so hard. I have seen a lot of terrific effort, so I'm expecting GREAT TEACHING!

  • Remember that when you ALL pass a reading quiz, we'll take at least a day's break from the reading quiz.

  • Reading Quiz(?)
  • SAT VOCAB QUIZ 
  • Presentation of your "Student-Taught Chapters." The following groups need to be prepared for today: 

 

  • Read Chs. 57-58, pages 381-400...THE END!!!

 

TUESDAY MARCH 17

CLASSWORK:

 

  • Go to the 3-17-09 Assignment page for your work today.
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 HOMEWORK: TAKE A BREAK! (Just make sure you have read to the end of Great Expectations!)

  • Great Expectations: list of your (and my) test topics
  • Student-Taught Chapters, continued and concluded

 HOMEWORK:

  • SAT VOCAB QUIZ postponed until MONDAY, words # 146-155. You will be tested on last week's ten words also. 
  • Great Expectations TEST on MONDAY also!!!
  • Great Expectations: TEST
  • SAT quiz

HOMEWORK:

  • SAT VOCAB QUIZ ON THURSDAY, words #156-165.
  • Read Ender's Game through Chapter 5 (page 53) for TUESDAY. 

 

 

  • TEST...Hmmm... 
  • GAMES etc. from Great Expectations--from Student-taught Chapters
  • Discussion of Ender's Game 

HOMEWORK:

  • Read Ender's Game through [tba]; do study guide.
  • Read Ender's Game to page [tba]; do study guide

 

  • A little SAT work with Daniel

  • Discussion of Ender's Game

 HOMEWORK:

  • Read Ender's Game (and do the study guide pages 216-242. 

  • Next SAT Quiz is Friday, April 10. It will include words #166-175.

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