9 May 2011--Today we finished "The Great Gatsby" movie. We then moved on to an introduction to "The Crucible." The students went to the computer lab and did a short research assignment on the Salem witch trials ad McCarthyism.
4 May 2011--Yesterday, the students took a test over The Great Gatsby. They then started to watch the A&E version of the story. Today we continued to watch the movie.
3 May 2011--We finished The Great Gatsby today. The students also took a vocabulary quiz over the vocabulary for chapters 7-9.
2 May 2011--Today we finished chapter 8 of The Great Gatsby. We then began reading chapter 9, which is the last chapter of the book.
29 April 2011--We made it through the week, even though it looked sketchy there for a while. We started the day by finishing chapter 7. The students then worked on vocabulary for chapters 7-9 and wrote in their journal. We finished class by beginning chapter 8.
28 April 2011--We began today with a quiz over chapters 5 & 6 of The Great Gatsby. We then continued to read chapter 7, which we will finish tomorrow.
27 April 2011--What a wonderful rainy Wednesday. Today the students took a quiz over the vocabulary for chapters 5-7 of The Great Gatsby. They then continued to read chapter 7.
26 April 2011--Today we started with finished chapter 6 of The Great Gatsby. The students then reviewed simple sentences and we started reading chapter 7.
25 April 2011--Hello Monday! The students finished reading chapter 5 today and began reading chapter 6. They also reviewed the vocabulary for chapters 5-7.
22 April 2011--Happy Friday! Today the students finished the vocabulary for chapters 5-7 of The Great Gatsby. They then wrote a journal entry and we finished the class by going over some of the answers to the chapter 5 study guide, which they started reading on Wednesday.