We did an assignment called "Selfie" and we annotated and discussed an article about social media making us depressed.
We analyzed the poem "To a Mouse" and how it ties into the book.
Then we got ready for the book projects that are due next time.
We read chapter 5 of the book and did chapter 5 questions and tracking sheet.
We read chapter 4, did the chapter 4 hand-eye handout, and started the ch. 4 questions.
Today we did the chapter questions for chapter 2.
Then we described an indoor place the way that Steinbeck describes the bunk house.
Then we described a person we know the way that Steinbeck describes Slim.
We went over the hand-eye tacking sheet for chapter one and then read chapter 2 of the book.
We read and talked about Steinbeck's turtle metaphor from The Grapes of Wrath and compared it to our lives and the migration of Oklahoman farmers to California.
Then we tried our hand at surviving a day in the life of those in poverty.
Today we started the novel Of Mice and Men. Then we answered 8 questions about it.
We finished the podcast on the generational theory and got the assignment to teach it to someone our age and someone at least 10 years older.
We read about the generational theory. Then we started part one of a podcast about it.
We ended by going to the library to get a book for fourth term.
We listened to FDR's first inaugural address and annotated it for a specific theme. Then we talked about fear in the U.S. economy.
Book projects were due.
Then we watched the author biography on Steinbeck.
We peer-edited 2 classmates' papers.
Then we did a self-assessment assignment.
Today we had the laptops to draft our paper and we added our intro and conclusion to the mix.