Thursday, February 11, 2016

More Notes

Today we finished (or nearly did) Cornell notes on the cliques article.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

From Mascots to Cliques

We began the day by wrapping up our discussion of the mascots controversy with a cartoon analysis and a bit of writing.

We then moved on to a discussion of cliques, setting up some Cornell notes which we will complete Thursday.


Monday, February 8, 2016

Mascot Notes

Today students finished up their notes on "Insult or Honor?" annotating and summarizing their Cornell notes.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Mascots Notes

Today we read and took notes on this article, making sure to start with a correct works cited and a good essential question.



Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Semester One Reflection

Over the past few days, we have spent some time reflecting on semester one and preparing for semester two. Tuesday, we visited the concept of Growth Mindset (here are some excellent video resources), and Wednesday, we began making goals for the second semester with this concept in mind.


Monday, January 25, 2016

Friday, January 22, 2016

Essay Final Drafts

Students spent the last two days in the lab revising their Of Mice and Men essays, adding an introduction and reviewing comments on their drafts. The completed cover sheet (at Google Classroom) and essay (at TurnItIn.com) are due now.