Guten Tag, Bonjour, Hola, Aloha, Salut, etc. for Period 5's May 8th, 2007 SCRIBAROONIE!
Hello again, kidlets, I know that since you all liked my superlative scribing sensations last time, I'm back for more.
Firstly, we did our usual meeting-and-greeting, with Smitty chastising us for not being ready by the bell and warning us not to plug in computer 19, because it caught on fire earlier today. I for one was disappointed to not witness the pyrotechnics. She then went around in her usual fashion, clipboard in hand, to check off those angelic students who did their sticky note questions for the previous night's reading.
Today we spent a good twenty-five minutes of our learning time writing a one-paragraph response to a prompt from everyone's favourite novel, Farewell to Manzanar, paraphrased below:
How is Papa like the rock in the national anthem? (If you don't know it from memory, it's at the end of chapter 11. What, you expect me to type it out? Find it yourself, lazies.) How is his personal credo, as well as the family's personal credo like the poem?
We then jubilantly went off to work on our semester projects or to read Manzanar for the remainder of the period, at which point we bid a tearful farewell to our class.
Our homework (OH HEAVENS NO!) is, as follows after the upcoming colon, which, for the uninformed, is a period with its identical twin suspended high above its wee little head:
-Read 12 & 13 in Manzanar and do yo' sticky note thang.
-Work on your semester projects
-Meet with "the teach" sometime this week for conferences about your projects, however, she will be reading stories about repulsive insects tomorrow to Emma's class, so, keep that in mind.