Today’s News for You article was “Baseball Players Shut Out of Hall of Fame.” After completing the comprehension questions from the teacher’s guide I put the students into 2 teams to see who could come up with better answers to the discussion questions:
Jane’s team beat the A team.
QUIZ 3 REVIEW
Went through last Thursday’s quiz and discussed some of the more troublesome questions.
Download Quiz 3 from danoff.org by clicking here (.docx file).
Went over the poster the students need to make this week as a visual aid for their project presentations.
Download the Poster Explanation handout from danoff.org by clicking here (.odt file).
Read through half of “One of the lads” together to review for Thursday’s exam. Had the students answer: Why did Luke forget how he joined the gang? (Because he was always afraid of the gang getting rid of him.)
FREE CONVERSATION PRACTICE
We began the afternoon with an extended conversation about what we had for lunch that led to talking about karaoke and the Matrix.
LESSON 1 OF GRAMMAR IN CONTEXT 1 REVIEW
Spent the duration of the afternoon going through lesson 1 again to prepare for Thursday’s exam.
Download the Final Exam Study Guide from danoff.org by clicking here (.odt file).
Review “One of the Lads” story from Frozen Pizza and other slices of life for Final Exam
News Hour: “Dramatic Meteor Strike” News for You article
Project: Write second draft of your essay and e-mail everything to me as an .odt file AND post the link to the google doc on your blog
Project: Finish the first draft of your poster
News Hour: Write a 3 sentence summary of the News for You article and post it on your blog with the tags COCIEP200 and NewsForYou
Study for the Final Exam
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