Today we spent the period discussing strategies to help deal with the stress of finals. To do so, we responded to the following questions before coloring some mandalas.
Today we started reading Persepolis!
Your homework is to:
Read “The Bicycle” and “The Water Cell”
Answer the following:
Despite being controversial figures (and generally holding negative connotations with U.S. citizens), why do you think Marji looks up to men like Che, Fidel, and Marx?
How would you characterize Marji, her father, and her mother from these two stories? I.e. what do we learn of their values, hopes, and desires? Be prepared to cite specific panels!
When looking for this novel, use your favorite problem solving strategy (aka Google)
Today some of Mr. Buker's former students made our hearts melt.
We'll be back to Persepolis tomorrow!
Yesterday we watched a Rick Steves documentary about Iran in order to further evaluate the Iranian Revolution.
Today we spent A LOT of time defining terms for graphic novels.
Your homework is to read the "Graphic Novel" article assigned to you on Actively Learn. Here's a link.
Mr. Buker didn't feel very well today, which didn't help our understanding of the Iranian Revolution very much...
Tomorrow you'll be watching "Rick Steves" in Iran to build our background of the culture and history of Iran.
Your homework is to work on the one-pager/cheat sheet that we started today. It's due Thursday.
Create a one-page document to summarize the Iranian Revolution (1036 in textbook)
Key Events (3-5)
At least 1 image
Today we had a brief introduction to the Iranian Revolution. We did some pre-learning with our tables to analyze what we already know and determine what we have to learn.
Your homework is to complete this article on Actively Learn about the Iranian Revolution
Your LA homework is to:
Your SS homework is to:
1. Finish Guns, Germs, and Steel
2. Complete the viewing guide from today
Your homework is to read this article on Actively Learn:
Today we debriefed our winter breaks, discussed the next few weeks, and talked about arguments! We briefly defined rhetoric and persuasive techniques before looking explicitly at pathos, the art of persuasion through emotional appeals. We also watched some really sad Thai commercials...
Your homework is to: