Please click on the READING tab to see your new teacher for the reading journals! This starts MONDAY, 2 FEBRUARY.
TACO ORANGUTANS Braxton- Neil Armstrong Efe- Sir Edmund Hillary / Leo- Leonardo da Vinci Fouad- Anthony Bourdain / Giampaolo- Jeff Corwin Roman- Max Planck Ivan- Meriwhether Lewis Elias- Pedro de Alves Svea- Roald Amundsen Kilani- Ferdinand Megellan Selin- Matthew Henson Johanna- Charles Darwin Asya- Yuri Gagarin HUMANICORNS Sacha- Marco Polo Sascha- Neil Armstrong Alpin- Leonardo da Vinci Yigit- Gus Grissom Isaac- Edwin Aldrin, Jr. Oliver- James Cook … [Read more…]
Reading is one of those hobbies that I truly, truly love– when in the moment. It’s one of those things that, when I’m busy or overwhelmed with other work or activities, is the first to get sacrificed. Ever since I was a child, I found pleasure in getting lost in the pages of a book. … [Read more…]
Today, please read the Introduction and Chapter 1 of Omnivore’s Dilemma. (Please make sure everyone has a chance to read the whole section.) This will help you better understand about our next unit, Healthy Living. Then, do the following as a class: – jot down any important or interesting words from today’s reading. (You may use the poster paper … [Read more…]
For class Friday, please watch the video posted on this BBC page. (Do NOT read the article– watch the video on blindness first.) After watching the video, posted on BBC– a source many of us use to follow the news– come to the carpet and discuss this video as a class: Did this video leave you with … [Read more…]
Remember these ideas when presenting in front of your classmates:
Below are photos of all of your presentations last week and this week. Recalling what you have learned from each presentation in your class, write a response and upload it to my dropbox on ManageBac. This assessment is of your understanding and analysis of the event. (For those of you who have had difficulties uploading, please MAKE SURE the … [Read more…]
Here is the presentation we looked at today in JETMANJAM’D. Sensei and Potato, we will talk about this later. Stop Killing Students With PowerPoint from sheldonict
For all Humanities classes: Here’s a great resource from the library for HOW TO EVALUATE SOURCES. It’s oddly called “CRAAP”– yes, CRAAP! Click on the image below to read more about how to determine whether or not the source you are looking at is valid. –Currency –Relevance –Authority –Accuracy –Purpose
Today, Mr. Esmail said he requires in-text citations for your document, due Monday. Click the image below for how to incorporate in-text citations into your Google doc. The handout is courtesy Mrs. Bond in the library.