Today was cut short due to a schedule change because of PSAT testing.  Our day of learning looked like this:

  1.  Warm-Up:  Complete the survey from the guidance office and the “Ticket in the Door” activity.
  2.  Reminders:  We will finish AOW Essay 2 and the time period graphic organizer for Unit 2 on Monday, October 16 due to limited computer lab availability this week.
  3. Take notes on six literary terms with graphic organizer (all terms related to persuasive writing).
  4. Introduce Thomas Paine with your very own copy of the essay excerpt of from The Crisis, #1.  
  5. Annotate essay as we read together using the copy of the annotation codes provided.
  6. Work on “Think Tank” posters; we will finish during the first 15 minutes of class on Friday and present.