Monday, October 17, 2005

Class for 10-17-05

Hello, it's nice to have you back today!

Homework: Complete figurative language worksheet.

Today, we have 5 tasks to complete.

Task 1: Journal response
Task 2: Essential Information No. 41
Task 3: Review Figurative Language Quiz
Task 4: Complete planning sheet.
Task 5: Homework explained

Task 1: Please respond to the prompt below for 13 minutes. Remember, don't think, just write.

Prompt: Everyone has somethiing or someone that is important to him/her. Pick an object, a person, or a feeling that is important to you and explain why it is so important in your life.

Task 2: Please write the following information in section 4 of your binder:

No. 41 If what you are saying is insulting or demeaning to another person, then it is neither joking nor kidding. Remember the impact your words and actions have on the lifes of others.

Task 3: Once you have received your quiz and looked at your grade, we will have a class discussion of why people scored the way they did.

Task 4: Please take out the planning sheets we started last week and complete them on your own. Remember to use extensions, elaborations and personal stories to make the writing more effective. This planning sheet must be complete by the start of class tomorrow.

Task 5: Those students who scored a 6 or lower on the figurative language quiz must complete the figurative language worksheet as homework tonight. Students whose scores were greater than 6 are welcome to complete the worksheet, but it is not required.

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