Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Researched/Revised Culture Vulture exemplars

Good readers ask good questions, and Period 4 asked. Here are two Culture Vulture exemplars! They are also in the ELA 10 Google Drive folder
 #1
 #2

Thursday, November 6, 2014

TKAM reading questions

Rather than composing 3 questions for each chapter of To Kill a Mockingbird, you are only required to have 3 quality questions per set of chapters.

TKAM 1
TKAM 2
TKAM 3
TKAM 4
TKAM 5+6
TKAM 7-11
TKAM 12+13
TKAM 14+15
TKAM 16-18
TKAM 19-21
TKAM 22-24
TKAM 25-27
TKAM 28-31

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Student survey #1 results

Thanks for all your reflection, and here is a quick look at your responses:

btw: Period 1 and Period 2 earned the extra credit point! Well done!

Where and how did you read?

at home8285%
in the bus/train/car2223%
in the cafeteria 1213%
online3233%
e-book55%
audiobook2930%
"regular" book3233%
Other88%

How much of the book did you read? 1(all)-5(none)

15658% 
22526%
366%
466%
533%

How much of the book did you understand? 1(all)-5(none)

177%
24547%
33233%
41010%
522%

How much did you enjoy the book? 1(all)-5(none)

11314%
21718%
33739%
42122%
588%

How long did it take you to read and compose questions each night?

0-15 minutes2223%
15-30 minutes5254%
30-60 minutes2021%
more than one hour22%

How would you have paced the reading?

A section (15-30 pages) every night 6164%
One or Two sections (30-50 pages) each week2627%
The whole book by the end of the week88%
Option 422%
Other44%

Do Now reflection writing [Rate classwork activities!]

Wonderful2728%
Good4244%
Decent1516%
Meh1010%
Poor22%

(A)uthor info [Rate classwork activities!]

Wonderful2728%
Good3941%
Decent2021%
Meh99%
Poor11%

(H)istory info [Rate classwork activities!]

Wonderful2324%
Good3233%
Decent3031%
Meh1010%
Poor11%

Worksheet questions [Rate classwork activities!]

Wonderful1213%
Good4345%
Decent2728%
Meh1213%
Poor22%

Inner/Outer Circle conversation [Rate classwork activities!]

Wonderful3031%
Good2829%
Decent2021%
Meh1415%
Poor44%

Self-directed reading/notes  [Rate classwork activities!]

Wonderful1617%
Good3941%
Decent2930%
Meh99%
Poor33%

Asking whole class questions [Rate classwork activities!]

Wonderful3233%
Good3233%
Decent1920%
Meh1213%
Poor11%

Asking table/partner questions [Rate classwork activities!]

Wonderful2728%
Good3840%
Decent1920%
Meh99%
Poor33%

How challenging was the MULTIPLE GUESS portion of the exam? 1(hard)-5(easy)

144%
288%
34446%
43435%
566%

How challenging was the RASH portion of the exam? 1(hard)-5(easy)

188%
22627%
34143%
41920%
522%

How was the test length? 1(hard)-5(easy)

199%
23536%
34951%
433%
500%

How did you study for the exam?

re-read "The Old Man and the Sea"4648%
internet study guide (spark, shmoop)3031%
Quizlet 66%
RASH handout4850%
exam study guide2425%
I didn't study1010%
ask questions of my friends3031%
ask questions of Mr. Doreian33%
Other77%

Approximately how much time did you study for the exam?

0 hours99%
0-30 minutes3638%
1 hour3132%
1.5 hours99%
2 hours44%
more than 2 hours77%

What is your expected grade for the exam?

A+11%
A00%
A-33%
B+1213%
B3031%
B-1617%
C+1213%
C1010%
C-55%
D+33%
D22%
D-11%
F11%



Monday, October 20, 2014

Boston Book Festival! 10/25 extra credit galore!

http://www.bostonbookfest.org/







Kids' Keynote 
Rick Riordan
Trinity Sanctuary 10:45 - 11:45am

Boston Stories: Tears, Triumphs, Mysteries, and Sports 
Doug Most, Belinda Rathbone, Jenna Russell, Bob Ryan, Neil Swidey
Emmanuel Sanctuary 11:15 - 12:30

South Asian Authors: Impact Across Genres 
Geeta Anand, Vikram Chandra, Vikas Swarup
Trinity Sanctuary 12:30 - 1:30

Twenty Questions with Steve Almond 
Boston Common Hancock 12:30 - 1:30

Digital by Design: 
Vikram Chandra, Judith Donath, Howard Gardner
Old South Sanctuary 2:15 - 3:15

YA: Reality, Meet Fantasy
A. S. King, Scott Westerfeld, Meg Wolitzer
Emmanuel Sanctuary 4:15 - 5:15

Film notes 10/17

Enjoy!