Today we turned in our collages from Comic Con and I reminded the class that Discussion Day #1 is next time. Then, most students went to SEOPs in the Writing Lab to discuss College Day for the rest of class.
Day 13: LIterature Circle choices, wrap-around story, and Royal Ramification literature (September 26)
Today we turned in An Ember in the Ashes and got into groups to choose our new Literature Circle books. We chose them and I explained the Literature Circle Assignment and Packet. Make sure that you get one of those next time. We discussed Royal Ramification Literature and, to end class, we turned in the Comic Con packet and finished our wrap-around stories. Make sure that your turn in your packets when you get back and create your collage of your Comic Con pictures.
On Wednesday, we took our last quiz for An Ember in the Ashes and wrote our Fellowship wrap-around stories. We will present and turn in our games and stories next Tuesday, September 27.
On Friday, we went to Comic Con! Hope that you had a great time. Your packets are due Tuesday, September 27.
Day 10: Quiz 8 for an ember in the ashes, war fantasy, and finishing your board games (september 14)
Today we talked about An Ember in the Ashes and War Fantasy. Make sure that you get those notes from me. Also, we finished our board game creations. Be prepared to present those!
Today we took Quiz #7 of An Ember in the Ashes and discussed 80s Fantasy Literature. Finally, to end class, we starting creating our board game. Make sure that you get your ticket for Comic Con and your permission slip signed.
Day 8: quiz 6 for an ember in the ashes, the fight against mr. Gagnier's cleric, and the comic con assignment (September 12)
Today we took Quiz 6 for An Ember in the Ashes and discussed the reading. We discussed 90s Fantasy Literature and we rolled the dice to see if you could survive my cleric. Finally, we discussed, in-depth, the Comic Con Assignment. MAKE SURE THAT YOU'VE PAID FOR YOUR WRISTBAND BY NEXT TUESDAY AND THAT YOU GET A COMIC CON ASSIGNMENT PACKET FROM ME.
Today we took Quiz 5 of An Ember in the Ashes and discussed kids fantasy fiction. To end class, we went through Day 4 of our Fantasy class activities. I also received word that they've sent our wristbands for Comic Con! Hopefully we'll get them in the next few days. Make sure that you've paid your fee and gotten your permission slip.
Day 6: The golden age of fantasy, ember in the ashes Quiz 6, sharing of our gathering of the fellowship stories, and mr gagnier's kobold
Today we took our 4th quiz from An Ember in the Ashes and discussed the Golden Age of Fantasy and Tolkein's influence on the genre. We shared our Fellowship origin stories and ended class by doing our first activity: Meeting my Kobold. Make sure that you have turned in your permission slip and receipt for Comic Con.
Day 5: Ember QUiz #3, 30s and 40s Fantasy Fiction, comic con permission slips, and finishing our "Gather the fellowship" stories (September 1)
Today we took Quiz #3 of An Ember in the Ashes and discussed 30s and 40s Fantasy Fiction. I handed out the Comic Con Permission Slips and we finished our "Gather the Fellowship" stories and turned those in. Pay your fees for Comic Con so you can make sure that you get a spot.
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