Monday, August 22, 2011

August 22

JOURNAL TOPIC: (today's tunes: "Learning to Fly" performed by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, and "Learning to Fly" performed by Pink Floyd)

What did you learn in this class last week?

1. Return journals/last week's vocabulary quiz/PWB reading quiz
2. Observations/feedback on journals & assignments so far
3. Vocabulary/on demand poetry
4. Preview of coming attractions

1. Read your partner's 1987 AP essays and evaluate according to the AP Scoring Guidelines.
2. Bring an artifact (or a photo of one) that holds personal meaning/significance for you.
3. Finish the sentence: "I concentrate best when..."
4. Finish the sentence: "I have a hard time concentrating when..."


  1. Ok Dr. Preston I got it to work! It's working on my phone but I'm not sure about on the home computer

  2. Hooray! That's a start, thanks for letting me know.

  3. I concentrate best when I have had a good nights sleep.

    I have a hard time concentrating when I hear people talking or when there is clutter around me.

    - Katherine Castellon, per. 2

  4. I concentrate best when im in my room and its not completely silent but not really loud.

    Its hard for me to concentrate around a ton of noisey people

    Kristen Frias P.2