Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Monday, May 18, 2015
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Monday, May 4, 2015
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Kenny held onto his top spot but Stella is gaining on him! Stella scored the most overall points this past week, but I would be remiss if I didn't mention Rudiana's meteoric fromm 0-points to 8, one point from third place. Way to go Rudiana! Everyone keep up the good work; don't let your brains attrophy over Spring Break and win the 1st annual Learnerator Cup!
|Overall points||pts 4-4||pts 4-8|
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Monday, March 23, 2015
In your I.R. Journal:
- Write a paragraph that defines the term “exposition” and then explain the exposition of the book you are reading (10)
- Write a paragraph where you make a text to self connection to something you read today (10)
Sunday, March 8, 2015
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Guilt: People can never really recover from traumatic or horrific events, not fully. Do you agree or disagree?
Growing Up: Children have little to no control over the type of adult they grow up to become. Do you agree or disagree?
Forgiveness: It is more difficult to forgive yourself than to forgive somebody else. Do you agree or disagree?
Prejudice and Racism: Prejudice and racism are here to stay and there is nothing anyone can do fix it all. Do you agree or disagree?
Parents and Children: A parent is the most important person in a child’s life and can never be replaced. Do you agree or disagree?
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Description: In order to receive extra credit for your independent reading, you must...
- choose a book that Mr. Cuttler approves
- log the hours spent reading
- respond to analysis prompts and identify new vocabulary words as you find them
- compile a list of and use 15 new vocabulary words and reflect on the process
- complete ALL parts of this assessment
Complete and sign Independent Reading Logs: Most of you will require more than one reading log and that is expected and acceptable. All reading log entries must include the Date, Pages Read, Plot/Topic, Talkback, and Vocabulary Words and each completed log must be signed by you and dated.
Write a response of 3 full paragraphs (Typed). DO NOT just summarize the book’s plot!
Paragraph 1: Introduce the book and author briefly. Explain what you liked or disliked about the book.
Paragraph 2: Identify a motif that the author uses in your book and describe 3 places where the motif is addressed.
- What theme does the motif develop? Be sure to express this theme in a complete sentence. Your opinions about the motif and theme in your novel should be based on specific textual evidence and must include ANALYSIS of the evidence provided ( i.e. How does the text you’ve cited support your opinion about how the motif and theme in the novel?)
Paragraph 3: Cite and analyze an important quote from the book.
- Explain the context of the quote (Who says it? To whom? When?)
- Why is the quote significant to the book’s themes, characters, and/or conflict? What is the author trying to convey?
Identify a list of 15 vocabulary words from your reading. Complete the following 4 steps for EACH word:
- Cite the sentence from the book where the word is used and provide a page number.
- Use context clues to guess at the word’s meaning before you look up its definition.
- Write the definition of the word.
- Use the word correctly in an original sentence
Sunday, February 8, 2015
- ► May (3)
- ► April (4)