A Place in the Sun: 10th Literature/Composition

September 30, 2008

Fall Quarter 1 Exam Schedule

Filed under: 10A Materials — Tags: , — Buffy J. Hamilton @ 3:57 am

The following is our exam schedule:

  • Wednesday, October 1:  3rd period:  6:00—7:30 PM
  • Thursday, October 2:  2nd period:  4:30—6:00 PM

We will review material for our exam and the exam format in class.

August 5, 2008

Peach Book Nominees 2008-09

Filed under: 10A Materials, Peach Book Project, Peach Book Reading Journals — Tags: , , , , — Buffy J. Hamilton @ 8:54 pm

July 6, 2008

Fun and Cool Tool: Mixwit!

Filed under: 10A Materials, 10B Materials, Research Paper Project (1) 2008, Web 2.0 — Tags: , , , , , , — Buffy J. Hamilton @ 8:46 pm

I know summer school is over, but check this out!

[mixwit_mixtape wid=”3b319c094d01e4771384463dd98a0ae2″ pid=”b014ef80044f43b0bb5872e8231f8730″ un=”K_Glogowski” width=”426″ height=”327″ center=”true”]

Calling all Grizzly patrons!  Are you looking for a cool multimedia tool to show your teachers what you have learned this fall?  Check out Mixwit, a fun “media playground” that allows you to artwork, photos, and music in a format that can be easily shared!  Read about how this teacher,  Konrad Glogowski , used this tool as part of a novel study (hit the play button above to play his mix); you can also visit and see student examples by going to the link beneath this screenshot.

http://www.teachandlearn.ca/blog/

blog of proximal development

You can register your own account for free!  Click on the link below to visit Mixwit and start mixing up your own creative projects today!

 

http://www.mixwit.com/

Mixwit – Create and Share Digital Mixtapes

June 26, 2008

Thursday, June 26, 2008: Final Peach Book Essay

Filed under: 10A Materials, Peach Book Reading Journals — Tags: , , , , , , — Buffy J. Hamilton @ 6:23 am

Good morning!  Please post your final Peach Book reflections/analysis/response essay here.  Thank you!

Mrs. Hamilton 🙂

June 24, 2008

Tuesday, June 24: Reflecting on Your Multigenre Products (10A Short Story and Peach Book Projects)

Good morning 10A students!

  • Today I will be providing you a self-reflection/assessment form for you to complete on your multigenre products for your Peach Book and short story projects.  Please complete these for me and turn in ASAP.
  • If you have a printable product, please go ahead and print it; you may attach it to the form.  If you have an electronic copy you can email me, please email it to me at buffy.hamilton@cherokee.k12.ga.us
  • If you have a Slideshare link, email me the link to your presentation so I can get the embed code for WordPress…I need that before I can upload it to our blog.
  • Please see me for a copy of your PPT evaluation rubric for your short story project.
  • All reading journals for the Peach Book must be completed by Wednesday (June 25) evening—you are welcome to post these at home before midnight if you need the extra time.
  • All multigenre products  for BOTH projects are due Wednesday before you leave. 
  • All projects work is due Wednesday before you leave, please. 

June 20, 2008

10A “I am Poems” from I Am Mordred

Filed under: 10A Materials, I am Mordred — Tags: , , , , , — Buffy J. Hamilton @ 5:49 pm

Please post your “I Am” poems based on our novel, I am Mordred, here.  Thank you!

Mrs. Hamilton 🙂

10A Found Poems from I Am Mordred

Filed under: 10A Materials, I am Mordred — Tags: , , , — Buffy J. Hamilton @ 5:43 pm

Please post your found poems over our novel here.  First name only, please!  Thanks!
Mrs. Hamilton 🙂

June 19, 2008

10A and 10B: Another Multigenre Option…Scrapblog

Here is another Web 2.0 tool that could be a medium for a multigenre learning artifact….Scrapblog.

Check it out at http://scrapblog.com/ . 

June 17, 2008

10A Peach Book Project Reading Journal 5

Filed under: 10A Materials, Peach Book Reading Journals — Tags: , , , — Buffy J. Hamilton @ 5:24 pm

In this space, you will compose your reading journal for your Peach Book.

Please remember these guidelines:

Thanks!

10A Peach Book Project Reading Journal 4

Filed under: 10A Materials, Peach Book Reading Journals — Tags: , , , — Buffy J. Hamilton @ 5:23 pm

In this space, you will compose your reading journal for your peach book.

Please remember these guidelines:

Thanks!

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