Monday, March 25, 2013
Who are we really? What media projects or someone far more nuanced? Reading and deconstructing French American stereotypes.
Visit our French vs. American Stereotype page for our extended discussion on the topic.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Our eighth grade classes are now simultaneously reading, discussing and blogging about eight different novels for the month of March. The students had eight texts to choose from, so their selections were limited. Nevertheless, they wrote about why they chose the text they chose and wrote predictions for each text based on reading one or two chapters. You can find the predictions and summaries of lit circle talks in the pages listed above. Their essential question for the unit: How has the text contributed to the world of ideas?