Category Archives: Reading and Writing for the College Bound

R&W: IAT Tests/Blink/Critical Relationships

We took another IAT test today, and your job was to complete the following critical relationships with sources assignment in order to better prepare for our upcoming research paper which will include developing these relationships with sources used and putting … Continue reading

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R&W: Ch. 2 Blink Discussion Leaders + Quiz

We did Ch. 2 Blink discussion leaders today following our Ch. 2 Quiz. Before we begin reading Ch. 3, Gladwell will use these IAT tests as a foundational example for our next chapter. Take some of these implicit-association tests, and … Continue reading

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R&W: Blink Ch. 1 Discussion Leaders and Quiz

We had our first Blink chapter quiz for Ch. 1 today at the beginning of the hour before our Ch. 1 discussion leaders took the floor. Their handout is linked here. We then spent the rest of the hour discussing … Continue reading

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R&W: Discussion Leader Assignment and Ch. 1

We went over the discussion leader assignment along with discussing its purpose and looking at samples, and I checked in the reading quiz agreement signatures. Afterwards, you were given the rest of the time to read Ch. 1 of Blink … Continue reading

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R&W: Intro to Blink, cont.

We finished going through the slideshow from Thursday of last week to introduce Blink, Malcolm Gladwell, and sociology. From there you got into small groups to read the introduction to Blink and complete the following every 2-3 pages: 1. two … Continue reading

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R&W: Vocab 3 Quiz and 20% Project Decisions

We first checked in our vocab and then took our week 3 vocab quiz before beginning to research what 20% project topic we would like to do. You had an exit slip to complete as well. Please read through the … Continue reading

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R&W: Intro to Blink

I began taking us through this PowerPoint (we got to slide 20 today) to introduce Blink (we took notes in our notebooks) by Malcolm Gladwell. We will finish Monday (I also distributed books today). You will read the introduction in class then as well. … Continue reading

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