By Kayla: The Class Scribe
Thursday August 21, 2014 Day D
- Do Now
- Quick Write Work Time
- Workshop: Details about Causes and Effects of Boxer Rebellion
- Peer Critique
- Formative Assessment #1
- Prep for Literature Circle #2
Big Learning Target:
3.0 I can write to learn about Chines history.
Supporting Learning Targets:
3.6 I can use academic vocabulary in my writing.
Finish reading Chapter 2 in Ties That Bind and do the Double Entry Journal on the side that says Chapter 2. Make sure to include 3 quotes and three thoughts.
The first thing we did was our Do Now. We had to get out two papers and open up our Quick Write. A Quick Write (in our class) is when there are a couple of prompts and we have to choose one. The prompts tell you who you have to write the Quick Write too and what what you have to write it about. It also tells you who you are in the writing and what kind of writing it is.
The next thing we did was look over the rubric and find the causes and effects of the Boxer Rebellion. We all discussed what the difference between getting a six and getting a four is with the person sitting next to you. When I discussed with my partner we came up with a lot of differences.
After we finished, we got to work on our Quick write a little bit more. I chose Prompt 1, but other people could have chosen prompt 2. Prompt 1 was you were a Boxer and you had to write a letter to your mom telling the moment you chose to be in the rebellion. Prompt 2 was you were a foreign missionary and you are writing a letter to your sister telling the the story of the moment you were stuck in the compound, fearing for your life, while the Boxers were attacking. A missionary is a person sent on a religious mission, especially to promote Christianity in a foreign country.
|Colin doing nice work.|
The last thing we did was a quick test on the Boxer Rebellion and the Vocabulary that we have been studying on Quizlet. The homework that night was to study our vocabulary on Quizlet. The quiz was graded a 4-1 not 7-1. If any of you do not know what that means, it is our new grading system. Mrs. Vallillo said that the test would not take long and it really didn't take very long, but don't rush through the test just take your time.
I would like to thank Sebastian because he did such a good thing today. He raised his hand when he didn't understand something. He wasn't scared either. One of his questions was something I was wondering, but I was to scared to ask, I was waiting for someone else to ask the question. Great job Sebastian!
|Everyone did such a great job doing what they were |
suppose to do when they were finished with the test.