WHAT WE DID: 1/11

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH
    • Students turned in their figurative language homework.
    • Students worked in groups to answer questions about the AoW. Any questions not finished in class are to be completed at home and turned in on Friday.
      • What is the author’s purpose for this article? Explain how you know.
      • How is the information in this article organized? Cause/Effect; Chronological; Problem/Solution; Order of Importance; Spatial; Sequence
      • What is the thesis of the article? How do you know? Explain.
      • Where does the word “Akitu” originate? What does it mean?
      • What other days were chosen to be the “New Year?” Why were these days selected? Explain.
      • Who was the person who restored New Year’s day to January 1st?
      • What is the definition of “iconic?” How is it used in the article?
      • How did ancient civilizations determine the new year?
      • Why do people in cities other than NY drop things such as pickles and possums?
      • Where and why did the concept of New Year’s resolutions come from? Explain.
    • HOMEWORK: HOME READING LOG DUE TUESDAY, 1/17/17
  • ENGLISH 8 & HONORS ENGLISH
    • Students worked in groups to answer questions about the AoW. Any questions not finished are to be completed at home and turned in on Friday.
      • What is the author’s purpose for this article? Explain how you know.
      • How is the information in this article organized? Cause/Effect; Chronological; Problem/Solution; Order of Importance; Spatial; Sequence
      • What is the thesis of the article? How do you know? Explain.
      • Where does the word “Akitu” originate? What does it mean?
      • What other days were chosen to be the “New Year?” Why were these days selected? Explain.
      • Who was the person who restored New Year’s day to January 1st?
      • What is the definition of “iconic?” How is it used in the article?
      • How did ancient civilizations determine the new year?
      • Why do people in cities other than NY drop things such as pickles and possums?
      • Where and why did the concept of New Year’s resolutions come from? Explain.
    • HOMEWORK:
      • HOME READING LOG DUE TUESDAY, 1/17/17
      • GREEK & LATIN PACKET DUE THURSDAY, 1/12/17

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