Two Word Tuesday; Drake

3 Mar

Two Word Tuesday

Oblivious and Indifferent from the 9th Grade Vocabulary list.

Complete a Connection Chart for these two words and put it in your folder.

Drake and Ninja Fortnite Research Article

Today we will read the article “A Non-Gamer’s Guid to That Time Drake Played a Video Game on Twitch.”

In your group, find some evidence why Fortnite has become so popular. Use the format we discussed on Friday to write them all in your notebooks. Parenthetical Citations notes.

Fortnite!

2 Mar

Picture Quick Write: What do you think this image is saying? How does it relate to your own life?

Fortnite Research Article

Today we will read the article “‘Fortnite’ Shoots Up Most-Wanted Video Game List for Kids” by The Guardian

In your group, find some evidence why Fortnite has become so popular. Use the format we discussed on Friday to write them all in your notebooks. Parenthetical Citations notes.

Fix Me Friday; Parenthetical Citations

28 Feb

Fix Me Friday:

In the united States, if you hear someone talking about The King,” their probably talking about Elvis. Elvis Presley was known as the King of Rock-andRoll. He was born on January 8, 1935 Growing up, Elvis was shy, but he love to sing and play geetar. He sang in public for the first time and got his first guitar when he was ten. When Elvis was in eighth grade, his family moved to Memphis, Tennessee. Elvis got to learn a lot more about music and meet people in the music business. Eventually, he got a record deal and become famous. Some of Elvis most popular songs were “Heartbreak Hotel, “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Blue Suede Shoes.”

Research Paper: Parenthetical Citations

Then we will talk about how to cite our sources using parenthetical citations.

What do you want to know? Parenthetical Citations

27 Feb

Quick Write: What do you want to know? What things do you want to learn how to do? What things do you want to learn more about? What questions do you have?

Research Paper: Parenthetical Citations

Then we will talk about how to cite our sources using parenthetical citations.

More Research Paper Skills

26 Feb

Wednesday Wisdom: What Are Paying Attention To?

We will watch a video about attention.

What kinds of things do you pay attention to and think about?

Research Paper Skills:

Then we finish up on Supporting Sentences.

 

 

Two Word Tuesday; Supporting Sentences

25 Feb

We are halfway through the 3rd quarter! It’s progress report time!

Quick Write: How are you doing in school this quarter? What classes are you doing well in? Where do you need improvement?

You should have:

  • 1 Topic Sentence
  • 3 Supporting Sentences
  • 1 Concluding Sentence

Two Word Tuesday

Complacent and Vagrant from the 9th Grade Vocabulary list.

Complete a Connection Chart for these two words and put it in your folder.

Research Paper Skills:

We will finish notes on Topic Sentences.

Then we will go on Supporting Sentences.

Research Paper

24 Feb

Quick Write:

Write a full paragraph about your break. How was it? What was good? What was bad? How will you remember it?

You should have:

  • 1 Topic Sentence
  • 3 Supporting Sentences
  • 1 Concluding Sentence

Research Paper Unit

We will begin working on research paper skills.

Today will have notes on Thesis Statements and Topic Sentences.