Friday, January 28, 2011

The Thursday Times

To start off, Mrs. Smith passed out a TIME article titled, "Books Gone Wild:The Digital Age Reshapes Literature." Please read this by tomorrow.  If you were absent, use this link to access the article:,9171,1873122,00.html

Today in class, we reviewed grammar and and talked about diagraming the sentence. If you were absent, practice the following sentence to review for the quiz tomorrow: can you come over and watch the movie casablanca after school.

Then we transitioned into the comparison presentations between Ned Kelly, the Chicago 7, and Marcus Yallow from Little Brother. Clarrissa, Andrea, Maddie, Olivia, and Jenna gave a Prezi presentation and performed a country called,"Online" by Brad Paisley. Noah, Natalie, Savannah, and Grace presented a Political Revoulutionary Pyramid comparing the six food groups to comparisons between the three. Lastly, Rachel, Hannah, Mackenzie, and Maggie presented a techy video and a rap song! We will continue the presentations tomorrow.

Homework: CSAP packet due friday, read Little Brother through chapter 17 by friday, review for the grammar quiz on friday, and read the TIME article by friday.

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