Today we took Quiz #2 and watched the Star Wars Episode IX trailer. Then we finished the historical background assignment and graded it. You will need to watch the following clips to finish the assignment:
Today we took Quiz #1 of Lost Stars and began discussing the story. We watched two videos that explained the historical background of the Star Wars universe and filled out a cloze handout. Then we watched the Episode IX panel from Star Wars celebration in anticipation of the trailer.
Today we took our last Red Rising Quiz and discussed Star Wars canon literature. Then we presented our final projects for Red Rising and turned them in.
Today we discussed the reading for Red Rising and took Quiz #8 and discussed Star Wars literature. Then we talked about Comic Con and I passed out the permission slips. Permission slips are due by next Tuesday.
Day 27: Red Rising Quiz #7, comic book and graphic novel literature, and final Project discussion (March 27)
Today we took Quiz #7 and discussed the reading for Red Rising. We discussed comic books and graphic novels, and I presented the final project to the class. I also passed back the writer's notebooks from last time, which were brainstormed ideas for the final rpoject.
Day 26: Red Rising QUiz #6, time travel and cyberpunk science fiction, and Final project writer's notebook #5 (March 26)
Today we took Quiz #6 for Red Rising and discussed Time Travel and Cyberpunk Science Fiction. We also brainstormed ideas for our final project in our writer's notebook. The writers notebook asked, "What are your favorite moments in Red Rising? What are most movie-worthy?
Today we took Quiz #5 of Red Rising and discussed the reading. We also talked about 90s Science Fiction and then I gave the class the rest of the time to finish their Osgiliath Writing Assignment.
Day 25: Red Rising QUiz #4, 70s and 80s science fiction, and the osgiliath writing Assignment (March 22)
Today we took our fourth quiz for Red Rising and discussed the reading. We discussed 70s and 80s science fiction and then wrote our Osgiliath Writing Assignment. Can't wait to read them!
day 24: Red Rising Quiz #3, The golden age of science fiction literature, and What does it mean to be human (March 14)
Today we took Quiz #3 for Red Rising and discussed the reading. We also discussed the Golden Age of Science Fiction and finished watching the TED Talk "What does it mean to be human?" We turned in a response (Writer's Notebook #1) at the end of class.
day 23: Red Rising Quiz #1, the greatest speech ever discussion, and the origins of science fiction (March 12)
Today we took Quiz #1 for Red Rising and watched "The Greatest Speech Ever" by Charlie Chaplin and discussed its application to the story. We then discussed the origins of science fiction and looked at getting tickets for Captain Marvel.
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