Even to those who don't celebrate, this gift is for you! Enjoy!
*Make good choices!
* Have a happy new year!
(2011 has to be better than 2010!)
For extra credit, be the first to answer the following question correctly:
What decisions could have been made to avoid this whole ordeal? Name two people and the BAD CHOICES that were made by each of them. Then explain what decisions could have been made to avoid the doom of the Village of Salem.
**As a side note, if you want a class party, you will have to talk about it in class and remind each other to bring party supplies and food. Tuesday will be the last available planning day.
Today and yesterday we acted out the courtroom trial in Act III of The Crucible.
If you'd like extra credit, please comment on this blog correctly using a vocabulary word to answer the following question:
Today your classes went to the LMC with Ms. Hamilton and Ms. Horan to look at how to plan for your future. You should have logged in to a website called COLLEGBOARD.COM and creating a username and password, which you then wrote in your agendas for safe keeping.
On this site, you can:
We read books of our own choosing that have nothing to do with a grade, except that students earned a 100 as a homework assignment by bringing them to class. It was amazing! If you weren't in class, you missed it, but it did not count against you.
Did you get the story so far? There are some pieces that may be confusing, so let me clarify.
*Monday's Homework = Vocabulary List #2 (Click for a printable Word document.)
*Tuesday = Act II QUIZ You will be allowed to use your homework, as you are using vocabulary words to answer the quiz questions. Know your stuff.
No worries. No more 26 minute classes!
(Take a look at yesterday's blog. You can still get extra credit today, if you try.)
A two hour delay means that classes are 26 minutes long. Exactly what can we accomplish in 26 minutes? Hmm.
Second period students have to complete the objective questions for Act II for tomorrow's class.
That same worksheet is due TODAY for eighth period students.
(Think about how safe we are inside this happy little building. Aren't you glad that you aren't driving in such snowy weather?)
The Crucible has been interesting so far.
In Act II, John and Elizabeth have been arguing about what John should do with some information he has. For EXTRA CREDIT, be the first to comment on this blog entry and tell me either Elizabeth's point of view or John's.
Hale shows up to do some detective work and scope out the Proctor household. He asks questions like: