Friday, April 30, 2010

Vonnegut Video

Click on this link to go to the PBS NOW website, and then click on the "watch video now" link to see the video.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Descriptive Paragraphs

Leave your descriptive paragraphs here! (If you've already posted it to another post, that's fine, you don't need to repost it.)

Thursday, April 8, 2010

The Social Media Revolution

Watch this cool video on the social media revolution.

My Mother Pieced Quilts

  • Read the poem on your own.
  • Divide the poem into four parts for key word notes
  • Re-read the poem, adding key words to understand poem
  • Respond to the following:
    1. Who is the speaker of the poem?
    2. To whom is the speaker speaking?
    3. Describe the speaker’s family.
    4. Describe 4 sources of fabric for the quilts.
    5. Reread lines 51-54. Who are “they”? In what way are they… armed? ready? shouting? celebrating?
    6. Describe the theme of the poem.