Friday, April 26, 2013

Friday/Monday, April 26/29, 2013

Brochure Assignment -- Late Work

1.  iRead:  Finishing up your nonfiction book, or reading your choice of materials. 

2.  Main Idea (PowerPoint)  B7 and B8 used the pink handout.

3.  Poetry

I am first with five
Then seven in the middle --
Five again to end.

Purpose, Audience, Mood? 

A giant firefly:

that way, this way, that way, this --

and it passes by.

--Issa (1762-1826)


The Rose
Donna Brock

The red blossom bends

and drips its dew to the ground.

Like a tear it falls

A Rainbow
Donna Brock

Curving up, then down.

Meeting blue sky and green earth

Melding sun and rain.


4.  Ice Story B8 -- Fill out questions for chapters 6, 7, 8, 9 
4.  Ice Story  A1, A3, A4, B7 

Ice Story Assignments

For chapters 9-11 -- 

When you get there, 
Read chapters 9 - 11, and write a journal entry as if you 
were with the expedition, about anything that has happened so far to the you and the men. 

Write it on a sheet of lined paper, and add your own name.  Write a paragraph or more that contains specifics about this experience. 

See the attached for examples of journal entries written by real members of the expedition.

Use the handout provided at your table and leave it for the next class.
Do not write on the handout papers. 

a. Vocabulary  (Google it!)  (B8 still needs these.)

disintegrate: page 52  Verb. Break up into parts, typically as the result of impact or decay.

jubilant: page 55   Adjective.    Feeling or expressing great happiness and triumph.

compensate:  page 59  Verb.  Recompense (someone) for loss, suffering, or injury, typically by the award of a sum of money.

prevailing:  page 62  Verb: Be widespread in a particular area at a particular time; be current: "The prevailing winds were to the  northwest. 

If time: c. Video
A1 video to 1:23:45 to 1:29:00  ice closing in  to  1:33:59 (4-26-13)

A3 Watched video to 1:18:34 to  1:19:00  to 1:26: 50  Just had Christmas, spotted land, decided not to land there.  Began 2nd disk 8:55 to 2nd disk 13:52 

A4 Watched video to 1:12:53  to 1:16:00   Began 2nd disk 8:55 to 2nd disk 17:17 
B7 Watched video to 1:07:55    to 1:17:04 to  1:23:00  Began 2nd disk 8:55 to 2nd disk 12:17.  
B8 Watch video to 1:19  to (none today)