Friday, September 19, 2014

Friday, September 19th, 2014


CPR

Day 23
Friday, 9/19

Put your phone in the phone hostage station, please.

Greek Myth Final Exam
  1. On paper--turn it in to the drawer when you finish, then move on to the essay questions on schoology.
  2. Essay Questions on Schoology
  3. Note, after you finish the final, please start working on the Mid-Term Reflection assignment on schoology.

MOTIF:  

  • something (such as an important idea or subject) that is repeated throughout a book, story, etc.

  • a single or repeated design or pattern


End of Block
Hand in on the front table by Gerrit in TWO piles, pretty please:
  • Professor Foster Chapter:  “It’s Greek to Me”
  • Turn in DVD notes for a daily grade.

Homework (or start in class, if you finish your two essays)

  • Mid-Term Reflection


Comp Strats

Day 23
Friday, September 19th, 2014

4th Block
Organization
  1. When you come in, fill out your orange sheet, including the total number of cards you have, paperclip it to your vocab cards, then put them in the drawer.  
  2. This must be completed by 2:00.
  3. Turn in any yellow sheets you have for teachers using words--also by 2:00, please.

(1) Read and Relax (twenty-five minutes)
  • We are doing this FIRST today.
  • I’ll check your cards during Read and Relax.  
  • We’ll do book chats MONDAY.

(2) People who had 22 cards completed chilled in the library.
People who did not have 22 cards continued to work on them.
Once have the class had 22 cards, we played Slap it!

(3)Slap It!
Procedural Stuff:
  • Hayley and I showed how to play.
  • Put two desks together, facing each other.
  • Spread out ONE set of cards between you, eleven cards on your desk, eleven on your partner’s.
  • Put your hands on your shoulders to start.
  • When the teacher calls the definition/antonym/example--whatever--you slap the card with the correct vocab card.
  • Play until all words are called.
  • The winner is the person who collected the most cards.

Round Order
Slap It!  (Round 1)
Slap It!  with a winner/loser           (Round 2)
Slap It!  with a winner/loser           (Round 3)

3rd Block (independent Work Plan)

  1. Go to schoology, and click on the assignment called “In-Class Grammar Assignment #1.?
  2. Follow the directions.
  3. Work quietly and independently.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Thursday, September 18, 2014

CPR


Day 22
Thursday, 9/18


When You Come In
  • Please organize your papers in the correct section of your binder.  Thanks!
  • Sign in.


Art show!
Archetype Assignment
Started at 8:28; ending about 8:52


8:52-9:02
  • In your groups, spy on other groups docs.  Steal good archetype examples they have.
  • Write down (type) the ones that make you you go, “A-ha!”  
  • Write down the ones that make you think, “Yes--we should have gotten that one.”
  • Do NOT write down an example you do not understand!  That will be zero help to you!


Final Exam Review
  1. History Channel dvd, “Gods and Goddesses”  
  2. Yellow notes you took during presentations
  3. Greek Myth allusions (quizlet)
  4. Big quizlet review (Greek/Roman names included)
  5. Motifs sheet from your group, or any other
  6. Short Essay:  one motif with examples
  7. Short Essay:  Foster quote, “It’s Greek to Me.”


Quizlet Homework



COMP STRATS

Day 22
Thursday, September 18th, 2014

When You Come In
  • Sign in, please.
  • Grab the orange vocab sheet by the clipboard.
  • Grab your pink sheet and your free reading book.

New Vocab
  • We’re working on our last four words of the set today:  austere, transitory, prolific, tenacious.

Vocab Review
  1. Get out your orange vocab grid pages.
  2. We are going to add the remaining words, so you have all 22 listed here.

Finish cards for homework, if needed.   They are due when the bell rings tomorrow.



Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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CPR

WEDNESDAY, September 17th, 2014
Day 21


Quizlet
  1. We will take the quizlet quiz over Greek myth and how it influences our language.
  2. Play the new quizlet (final exam review) after you turn in your quiz.  


Art Show
  • :-)


College-Prep Skill:  Note-Taking
1.      Review Monday’s (9/15) sentence you wrote about note-taking—did it help with your notes from Monday?
2.     What are the big ideas we noted in Monday’s viewing (from your notes)?
3.     Write me a sentence about what you’re going to do when you take notes today.  (It can be a combination of Friday’s and Monday’s plans.)
4.     Date your notes = 9/17!


DVD starting at 1:12 today--about half an hour remaining.

MOTIF:  

  • something (such as an important idea or subject) that is repeated throughout a book, story, etc.

  • a single or repeated design or pattern



Motifs Assignment


Homework

  • Study quizlet, “Greek Myth Final Exam Material.”



COMP STRATS

Day 21
Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

When You Come In
  • Sign in, please.
  • Grab your pink sheet and your free reading book.
  • Fill out your yellow Vocab Connoisseur papers, and give those to me know.
  • Organize your folder with the papers you are getting back today.
    • Put them in the right sections.
    • Put them in date order--oldest in front of section, newest in back.
Vocabulary
  1. Get out a sheet of notebook paper.
  2. Put your name and the date at the top, and title it “Original Vocab Sentences.”
  3. Open your binder to your orange vocab section, so you can use your notes.
  4. Write a sentence of at least ten words using one of the following vocab words correctly:
    1. to lament
    2. formidable
    3. catalyst
    4. to pacify
    5. bellicose
    6. inconsequential
  5. Repeat, until you use each of the six words = six sentences total.
  6. When you finish, turn in your sentences to the drawer,  and play quizlet until I stop you.
  7. Do “speller” if spelling is an issue for you, since spelling WILL count on Friday’s test.

Reading Strategy

  1. Reading Actively--this is our mid-term performance test.
  2. Words we don’t know--box them, then write the red definitions on your text (annotating):
    1. Labyrinth maze
    2. Porcelain white marble-like stone
    3. somber serious; austere; stern
    4. ceased stopped
  3. When you finish, please turn it in to the drawer.
  4. Remain silent, since other people will be taking the test still.
  5. Fill out your pink sheet, and start reading your free reading book.
  6. You have the rest of the block, if needed, to do your best work, and to finish the test.  Take your time.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

CPR

Day Twenty--Happy Tuesday!
September 16th, 2014


When You Come In
  1. Please initial next to your name on the clipboard.
  2. On the last page of your Foster article, write one well-crafted (or two) sentences stating your major take-away from this article.
  3. Turn in your Professor Foster “It’s Greek to Me” to the drawer, please.
  4. Pick up your shmoop notes from the front table (by the screen).


Kyle--The War of the Titans!  Woo-hoo!
  1. What’s the story--briefly!
    1. Zeus saves siblings from dad’s stomach.
    2. Olympians and Titans battle for a long time.
  2. What is the central conflict?
    1. Power--Titans (Cronus and siblings) and Olympians (Zeus and others)
  3. What lesson did it teach?
    1. Don’t have children, so you won’t get overthrown.
  4. Why does it still resonate with us today?
    1. Battles always happen, because people are always at odds.


Emilee--Venus and Adonis
  1. What’s the story--briefly!
    1. Venus falls in love with Adonis.
    2. Cupid gets Venus with an arrow, and her love for Adonis gets more intense.
    3. Adonis shoots a wild boar, but the boar attacks him.
    4. The boar is actually jealous Ares.
  2. What is the central conflict?
    1. Jealousy
    2. Love/Sexual attraction
  3. What lesson did it teach?
    1. Don’t let jealousy overtake you.
    2. Don’t be a horn-dog.
  4. Why does it still resonate with us today?
    1. The Great Gatsby
    2. The Hunger Games


Malary--Persephone, Demeter, and Hades
  1. What’s the story--briefly!
    1. Cupid hits Hades with arrow--falls in love with Persephone.
    2. Hades kidnaps her, and Zeus allows it.
    3. Hades tricks her into eating pomegranate seeds, so she’ll have to stay in the underworld.
    4. Demeter is heartbroken!
  2. What is the central conflict?
    1. loss of child
    2. lying/deceit/trickery
  3. What lesson did it teach?
    1. explained why we have seasons
  4. Why does it still resonate with us today?
    1. still have seasons
    2. still have pomegranates




Colton--Artemis and Actaeon


  1. What’s the story--briefly!
    1. Actaeon wanders and happens to see Artemis naked.
    2. Artemis turns him into a stag.
    3. He is killed and eaten by his own dogs.
  2. What is the central conflict?
    1. privacy
    2. pride
  3. What lesson did it teach?
    1. Don’t be a peeping tom.
  4. Why does it still resonate with us today?
    1. ...hole in wall of girls dressing room





























Caitlin--Echo and Narcissus
  1. What’s the story--briefly!
    1. Echo is a mountain nymph whose voice has been taken by Hera.
    2. She falls in love with him, but she can’t tell him, because all she can do is repeat what someone says.
    3. Narcissus tells her he’d rather die than sleep with her.
    4. She dies in a cave, until all that remains is her voice (echo).
    5. Narcissus keeps rejected women.
    6. Nemesis curses him to fall in love with his reflection.
    7. He sees his reflection in a pool, and ...
  2. What is the central conflict?
    1. hubris
    2. lust/love
  3. What lesson did it teach?
    1. Don’t fall in love!
    2. Don’t be full of yourself!
  4. Why does it still resonate with us today?
    1. Catfish, and a million songs, and maybe our own lives


Daryn--King Midas
  1. What’s the story--briefly!
    1. King Midas is rewarded for treating his guest well.
    2. Dionysus grants him this--everything you touch will turn to gold.
  2. What is the central conflict?
    1. greed
  3. What lesson did it teach?
    1. Don’t be greedy!
  4. Why does it still resonate with us today?
    1. THe Midas Touch is a muffler place--”Trust the Midas Touch”
    2. Lots of game shows are based on greed
    3. ARe we every satisfied with anything?


Syd--Hercules and the Twelve Labors
  1. What’s the story--briefly!
    1. King Creon gives his daughter Megara to Hercules as a thank-you gift
    2. Hera makes Hercules go crazy with rage, and he kills his children and wife
    3. King Eurystheus give Hercules twelve chores to atone for his sins.
  2. What is the central conflict?
    1. labor
    2. losing your temper
  3. What lesson did it teach?
    1. Control your temper.
    2. Don’t be born.
  4. Why does it still resonate with us today?
    1. Adrian Peterson
    2. parents who kill their children


Emily V--Hercules
  1. What’s the story--briefly!
    1. Zeus wanted to sleep with a woman, but she was married--so he changed himself into her husband, then slept with her--and got her pregnant with Hercules.
    2. Hercules is abandoned by his mom, out of fear of Hera, but Athena rescues him.
    3. Hera sends snakes to his cradle to kill him, but he kills them.
  2. What is the central conflict?
    1. cheating
    2. step-parents
  3. What lesson did it teach?
  4. Why does it still resonate with us today?


Makenna--Hercules
  1. What’s the story--briefly!
    1. Hercules continued doing things, even after his twelve labors.
    2. All of Hercules mortal parts burn away, but his immortal soul goes up to live at Olympus.
    3. Marries Hebe
  2. What is the central conflict?
  3. What lesson did it teach?
  4. Why does it still resonate with us today?


  1. What’s the story--briefly!
    1. Apollo says Cupid isn’t as good an archer as he is.
    2. Cupid is made, and he shoots Apollo and Daphne with arrows--which makes Daphne NOT want to be with Apollo, even though Apollo desperately loves her.
    3. Daphne runs from Apollo, and when he almost catches her, she turns into a tree to escape--it’s the LAUREL TREE!
  2. What is the central conflict?
    1. love
    2. hated
    3. jelousy
  3. What lesson did it teach?
  4. Why does it still resonate with us today?


Gerrit--Prometheus and Pandora
  1. What’s the story--briefly!
    1. The world beings in chaos--seeds of all things.
    2. Epimetheus (hindsight) and Prometheus (foresight)
    3. These two create the world.  Epimetheus creates everything but man, and Prometheus does that.
    4. Prometheus gives humans fire--gets punished by Zeus with eternal liver-pecking
    5. Zeus sends Pandora down as a gift for Epimetheus--but she’s actually an “affliction” with a jar of all the ills--she opens the jar, and she lets out all the bad stuff
  2. What is the central conflict?
    1. competition
    2. jealousy
    3. punishment
  3. What lesson did it teach?
  4. Why does it still resonate with us today?


Sarah
Cupid and Psyche
  1. What’s the story--briefly!
    1. Cupid and Psyche are in love.
    2. Aphrodite give Psyche chores, to make her worthy of marrying Cupid/Eros.
  2. What is the central conflict?
  3. What lesson did it teach?
  4. Why does it still resonate with us today?


Greek Myth Figures--Family Tree
  • Grab your picture, and hold it in front of your chest, and find people you’re connected to.  
  • Clump, people--but KNOW why you’re clumping!
  • Let’s tape ‘em up!


We spent the last ten minutes on quizlet--quiz tomorrow!




Comp Strats


Day 20
Happy Tuesday!
9/16/14


When You Come In—Do these things before the tardy bell, please.
  1. Initial attendance on the clipboard on the front table.
  2. Pick up your book and daily reading sheet.
  3. We’re having a stamina test today, so I need you to put the seats like I ask you to.  Thanks!


Vocabulary Review (Scant fifteen Minutes)
  1. On quizlet, click on “Test.”
  2. Uncheck all the boxes except “Written”--so it’s the only one checked.
  3. Test yourself (and do your best NOT to look at the board, because you will not have a word bank on the mid-term quiz Friday.
  4. If you score 90% or better, go on the study the extra credit vocab set on quizlet.
  5. If you score less than 90%, focus on our regular word set.


Stamina Test
Things that DECREASE your stamina:
  • looking around the room
  • messing with your music
  • sleeping
  • anything that takes the focus off reading your book


Read and Relax
4th = 45 minutes
3rd = 40-ish


Read and Relax
  1. You know what to do!  :-)
  2. I am going to be recording class today, to test for reading stamina.  I will test you again in two weeks, then again the last week of the term.
  3. Don’t ask to leave the room, please.

4th block partner up and took the first fifteen pics from Seberg’s slideshow.