R&W: Intro to Blink + SSR

We began the day by completing our work with our author Malcolm Gladwell’s interview with The National prior to our election last night. We had to think somewhat retrospectively about it considering we now know the outcome.

From there I began taking us through this PowerPoint to introduce Blink. We will finish tomorrow before beginning to read the intro of our book (I will distribute books then). You will finish the introduction over the weekend for homework.

Tomorrow, I am assigning your discussion leader/socratic seminar group assignment for the book as well as your reading quizzes for those chapters. We will discuss then and at the beginning of next week.

With about 20 minutes left today, we took some time to silently read our SSR books and decompress.

Homework tonight: Create a turnitin.com account by following these directions (with pictures/without pictures and specifically regarding submissions) with the attached ID/password for your specific hour.

Advertisements

About Emily Mullins

English and Journalism teacher at Berkley High School in Berkley, MI.
This entry was posted in Reading and Writing for the College Bound and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to R&W: Intro to Blink + SSR

  1. Pingback: R&W: Blink Introduction | Ms. Mullins' English/Journalism Classroom Website

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s