R&W: Senior Survey

We are finishing up speeches today and then watching our movie.

Here’s your senior survey links:

There are two parts:
Part 1 is NOT anonymous and asks students to indicate their education plans beyond high school.
Part 2 IS anonymous and contains a number of questions designed to get feedback from students about their education experience at SLHS.
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R&W: Speeches, continued

We will continue giving our speeches today and into tomorrow before we venture into our extremely brief “film unit” ;). I will discuss Thursday’s final exam with you at the beginning of next week. I hope you’re enjoying our speeches! I know I am :).

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R&W: Speech Work Time

d4a3aac8a9663567f26ecfcfe85853feI gave you the hour to work on drafting/outlining YOUR last lecture for Monday. We will begin in a randomized order. Be ready. An outline/draft must be uploaded to turnitin.com by Sunday night at 11:59 p.m..

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R&W: Thank you notes, speeches, and film voting

After you finish your thank you notes, you have the rest of the hour to work on your speeches and to vote for the movie you would like to watch after speeches next week. Put 1 tally for your 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice movie.

Speeches are due to turnitin.com by Sunday (5/21) at 11:59 p.m., and you must be ready to give your speech on Monday (5/22).

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R&W: Updates

Attached is the day by day plan for the last few days and the first few days of next week. No homework this weekend except picking out your outfit for Mock Interviews on Tuesday.

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All classes: Updates

TV 1: We are currently working on your news segment project. It’s a big 350-point summative one, so project planners are to be signed off by the end of the hour tomorrow before you are issued a camera.

R&W: We are currently doing digital portfolio conferences/interviews while you have in-class work time. Those grades will go into the gradebook following your individual conference. Your only homework tonight is to finish The Last Lecture. Your final, seventh journal entry is due tomorrow night by 11:59 p.m. to turnitin.com. You will be given the hour tomorrow, however, to work on journal #7 and continue brainstorming for YOUR last lecture, your speech.

We will have MOCK INTERVIEWS next Tuesday, May 16th, so this Friday and Monday we will spend time perfecting our resumes (along with printing out a beautiful copy for me to hang on to), and fixing any digital portfolio issues we may have prior to Tuesday. You will need to dress up on Tuesday, so we will reiterate proper dress on Monday along with doing a final mock interview practice round with your classmates.

The pronoun worksheet from today is due Friday.

TV 2: You have two projects left. The first marking period project is due next Friday, May 19th and the second is due the day you are done, June 2nd. We will likely have one last Quickfire between the last two project due dates. Make haste! Don’t wait to submit your final project by June 2nd. You’ll regret it.

JRN: The first peer edit for the senior issue standouts is due tomorrow, Thursday, May 11th. We will finish edits next week. Pictures need to be done ASAP, and pages will need to be planned out sooner rather than later, organization, number, and template-wise.

 

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R&W: The Last Lecture

We spent the first part of the hour watching a bit more of Randy’s Last Lecture before having a brief “socratic seminar” regarding the book using our charts from Friday. Afterwards, I assigned YOUR Last Lecture, a speech you will be giving starting on Friday, May 19th. I will give you time in class tomorrow to work on journal #6 and begin brainstorming for your speech.

Homework: Pgs. 123-188 in The Last Lecture

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