Thursday, January 4, 2018

Friday/Monday, January 5/8, 2018

Announcements and Reminders for January 5/8, 2018:

No Cave Time January 3-5.
Find your seat and pick up your composition book.                         

A1/A2, if you still have your Cornell Notes page from last time, 
please hand it in.
B5/B7, if you haven't recycled your papers from last term, please do so.

Go, Ricks College!! 

Targets for Today:

Reading: Literature Standard 9 
Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.

Writing Standard 8 
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.

Today’s  Agenda for January 5/8, 2018:

Find your seat and pick up your composition book.

1.  Write to a prompt in your composition book under Notes and QuickWrites.
Label this with today's date and the title "History."
What do you know about History?  Pick a time or event in history (or two-three of them), and write as much as you can of what you know about it.  Write at least a half page.  Here are some suggestions: 

Ancient China
Ancient Egypt
Ancient Greece
Ancient Rome
Berlin Wall
Black Plague
Child Labor
Civil Rights Movement
Civil War
Cold War
Colonial America
Dust Bowl
Gold Rush

Great Depression
Industrial Revolution
Internment Camps
Lewis and Clark
Korean War
Medieval (Middle Ages)
Mountain Men
Old West
Oregon Pioneers
Pearl Harbor
Polar Exploration
Pony Express
Revolutionary War
Salem Witch Trials
Utah Pioneers
Vietnam War
Westward Movement
World War I
World War II
(What else should we add to this list?)

2.  Book Pass --  Write down any titles you are interested in reading now or later.   Record any you might want to read in your composition book under "Books I Think I'd Like to Read,"  page 31.

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Notice:  This is what to do if you received a poor grade on your notes from How They Croaked and the podcast:

  •      If you were absent, see the blog post for that day, look at the  If You Were Absent   box, and read the instructions for what you are to do.
     If you were here when we did this in class, come to Cave                                                    Time to do make-up work.    

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3.  Media Center -- Take a pencil and your composition book so you can write down any titles you are interested in reading now or later.   Record any you might want to read in your composition book under "Books I Think I'd Like to Read,"  page 31.

4.  About Your Assignment:  Jan BookoftheMonth 2018.docx

The Basics About the Genre:   Historical Fiction
Lists of books:
Recommended Historical Fiction Books
Historical Fiction Books and Topics
Historical Fiction
More Recommendations for Historical Fiction

Media Center Times:
A1  9:10
A2  10:45
B5  9:10
B7   11:40/11:45  (then back to class)

If You Were Absent:

For you to do:
  1. Complete the writing assignment.  Write it in your composition book or on a page you can tape into your composition book. 
  2. Study the information about the characteristics of  historical fiction and peruse the lists of historical fiction books.  
  3. Read through the January Book of the Month Assignment.  Get started reading!  


Historical Fiction:
Useful and Reliable Source: