quarter 1 & 2

 

 

Journal #

Entry description

1 how and why we read freewrite

1/2 page minimum

 Watch the link before respond and reflect on the subject of reading. You can also write about if you like to read and why. What do you like to read, how often we read, why it is important, etc...

 

crash course English literature; how and why we read video link

2 cellphone free write

1/2 page minimum 

 What does your cellphone mean to you? How do you use it, how often would you use it? What do you do on it? Do you always use it wisely, appropriately or for good? What is the longest you think you could voluntarily gone without it? What was the longest you ACTUALLY did not have it? What was it like? How has your cellphone impacted your life? Is there anything about cellphones you don't like?

 

If you do not have a cellphone, do you want one? How would it change your life, how would you use it? How do you your friends and family use their phones? What would you give to have one? Is there anything about cellphones you do not like? Are you anti cellphone? Why or why not?

3          On writing

               1/2 page minimum 

 How do you feel about writing? Explain your feelings. Why do you feel this way? Do you think you are a developing writer, an ok writer, or a strong writer? Were you surprised by your AZmerit scores? How do you feel about creative writing (writing stories)? Do you write outside of school? When and why? Outside of English, what class do you write the most in? 

4   My start 

 How do you think you did this quarter? Did you get off to a good or bad start? Why do you think this is? What are some good habits you have that you should continue to do to ensure a successful year? What are some things you need to work on, even if you did ok? What are your worries for next quarter and what are you looking forward too? What subjects were hard and which ones were easy? 

5    Story Starter "So it's true"

at least 3/4 of a page

 

Go to canvas and look at the picture and sentence starter to inspire your creative writing story. 

6 story starter He warned her...

at least 3/4 of a page

 Go to canvas and look at the picture and sentence starter to inspire your creative writing story. 

7 story starter As she lowered the knife...

at least 3/4 of a page

 Go to canvas and look at the picture and sentence starter to inspire your creative writing story. 

8 story starter 

He never...

at least 3/4 of a page

 Go to canvas and look at the picture and sentence starter to inspire your creative writing story

9 story starter

Is he the one?

 Go to canvas and look at the picture and sentence starter to inspire your creative writing story

10 story starter

 Go to canvas and look at the picture and sentence starter to inspire your creative writing story

11   Community

 

1/2 page

 Why do you think it is important to participate in fundraisers and drives like toys for tots? Does it just help the kids who get the toys? Who else does it affect? What are some unexpected benefits? Why is the idea of community constantly repeated during this time? How/have you felt if you did not get anything during this holiday season? Does your family have any other traditions that revolve around giving or contributing to the community?