Poetry Thursday: 12/11/14 Compassion – a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering.Today, write about a time you felt compassion for another person and acted on it. Or, you can write about a time when someone showed compassion toward you. If neither of those works, try to explain compassion to a young child. Standard 7 minutes for this.
Vocabulary Study Game – “Word Sneak” in preparation for tomorrow’s Vocab/Grammar Quiz!!!
Peer revising of Research Paper – If you are absent today, use this form Research Paper Peer Response Sheet to have someone at home go through your paper to comment.
Due Tomorrow: Friday Paragraph #8 Friday Paragraph 8 and Revised Draft of Research Paper with internal citations and your Works Cited. You will turn your rough draft in also, so if you did not get credit for it yesterday, I will give you credit when you turn it in tomorrow.
Vocabulary/Grammar Quiz Tomorrow – remember to study the grammar: what titles to italicize/underline and what titles to quote
BRING YOUR COPY OF THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES TO CLASS TOMORROW!