April 18

DUE: None.


ACTIVITIES:

  1. Announcement: Here is a link to the collection of articles and stories I talked about in class.  This is entirely optional.
  2. Read who_killed_benny_paret
  3. Write responses to Who Killed Benny Paret — Reading Questions (collected during class)
  4. Introduce Cause and Effect Essay – 2018
    1. Due date changed from May 16 to any time that week (May 14-18)

HW:

  1. Write a brainstorm for each of the three prompts.  Each brainstorm should be 50+ words.
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April 16

DUE: None.


ACTIVITIES:

  1. Seminar reflections
  2. Read Cause & Effect Chapter from Patterns textbook.  We took notes and turned them in for credit, so make sure you make this up if you were gone today.
  3. Analyze cause and effect in several scenarios.

HW: None.  If you were gone for the seminar, see your make-up opportunity below!

Make-up Seminar

If you missed our seminar before break, please take part in the make-up seminar in order to recover the points.  Go to Nicenet.org, create a login (if necessary), and use this class code to join our class: 838Z58ZCZ

Full participation requires you to log-in and respond multiple different days (so others might reply to you, and you might respond back), so do not wait until the last minute.  Directions are posted on the message board.  All posts should be completed by Monday, April 23rd.

April 5

DUE: Seminar Entry Ticket (online)


ACTIVITIES:

  1. Book recommendations
  2. Finish Cat’s Cradle Test
  3. Socratic Seminar

HW:

None.  Enjoy your break.

*If you missed today’s seminar, you can participate in an online discussion forum the week after break to make up the points.  I will give details after break, but know that it will still require you to submit your entry ticket to Turnitin.com.

**If you have not yet submitted your synthesis paper, please take time to complete that over break.  Email me when you have completed it so I know to check your paper on Turnitin.com.

April 3

DUE: Unit Guide


ACTIVITIES:

  1. Cat’s Cradle Written Test — since we had a shortened period, students will have 20 minutes on Thursday to finish the test before or after the Socratic Seminar.

HW:

  1. Seminar Entry Ticket — Submit to Turnitin.com before class