Archive for December, 2013

December 19, 2013

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

We took the vocab quiz and went over the Outliers writing and the quiz.

Have a good vacation and have “A Jamaican Story” read over vacation.  

December 18, 2013

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Vocabulary quiz is moved to tomorrow.

Essay due today.

Quiz: outliers-quiz-83-158.pdf

Homework: outliers-in-class-169-189.pdf 

December 13, 2014

Friday, December 13th, 2013

You go new vocabulary words and you should be ready for a quiz to 158 for Tuesday.

Your poem should be ready for Tuesday as well.

December 12, 2013

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

We went over some writing for 69-83.

We did a recitation and other grammar work (transitive verb / direct object).

December 11, 2013

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

We took the vocabulary quiz

I gave you the next big writing assignment: outliers-essay-1.pdf

We discussed the reading and then I realized the syllabus isn’t correct (again). Be on page 101 for tomorrow and 124 for Friday.  

December 9, 2013

Monday, December 9th, 2013

Today I collected the writing for the 1st two chapters.

Then you were to cite a quotation from the reading and comment on it. That was due this period as well.

Read to 83 for tomorrow

December 6, 2013

Friday, December 6th, 2013

We recited poems. It was awesome.

Your homework for the weekend is to read the first and second chapters of Outliers and answer these questions: outliers-chapters-1-2.pdf 

December 5, 2013

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Here is the new syllabus: outliers-syllabus-13-14.pdf

(That is the correct version — 1.2)

Read “The Matthew Effect” for Friday.

December 3, 2013

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Exam day.

New syllabus coming at you on Thursday.

December 2, 2013

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

You should be done with the book. Test tomorrow.

I gave out these notes today for discussion: curious-notes-190-to-end.pdf