We are watching some videos showcasing life at the Robert Taylor Homes.
Students read a chapter from GLfaD--there are questions embedded into a photocopy of these readings. Due in your binder!
Roots notes today.
Assessment is next Friday.
We're using CommonLit to read about real examples of poverty.
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Class code is 5NRG84
Students read 95-111. Some will be read for homework--with the shortened periods due to the assembly, we could not complete it all in class.
Students read pages 76-95 with partners and participated in a post-it note discussion assignment.
Students took their Feb Interim Assessment.
Make a CP plan if you missed it!
Today was the One, Two, Many Roots assessment.
Reading Comp #10 was assigned, due Wednesday.
Students played a review game to practice their roots for tomorrow's assessment.
Students have examined the issue of poverty, and the struggle that this situation provides.
Today, we looked at the other side of the argument--that it is people's own fault that they are in poverty.
This is the seventh year Mrs. DeWitz has taught Freshman. It is her eighth year at Thornton.