Tag Archives: Malcolm Gladwell

R&W: Cornell Note taker with Freakonomics Excerpts

BW today: CHALLENGE: Describe yourself in 3-5 sentences without using your name, age, physical appearance, your family, or information about school/extra curriculars. After, we first had to divide and conquer with the students who were here yesterday going through the … Continue reading

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R&W: Blink Ch. 3

We had Ch. 3 Blink discussion leaders today following our Ch. 3 Quiz. We will do 20% project work time tomorrow, and we will have Ch. 4 DLs for Monday. Notebooks are due tomorrow by the end of the hour … Continue reading

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R&W: SSR and Sentence Patterns

We read silently either from our SSR books or Blink today before then getting to work in our notebooks on the linked grammar work regarding sentence patterns. I checked this in before you left today. Tomorrow, we have discussion leaders … 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: SSR/Journaling

We first finished our movie How I Got Into College from the last two days before discussing and then submitting our notetaker. We then read from our SSR books for about 20 minutes before completing this journal prompt. Tomorrow we … Continue reading

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