Monday, September 15, 2014

Period 7 Blog Post- Due Friday


http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/15/opinion/charles-blow-ray-rice-and-his-rage.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=c-column-top-span-region&region=c-column-top-span-region&WT.nav=c-column-top-span-region


https://newsela.com/articles/ravens-termination/id/5139/

Choose one of the articles above about the controversy surrounding Ray Rice.  Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked article. Consider offering your opinion on how the case should be handled and how the U.S should address domestic violence.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response. *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Period 6 Blog Post- Due Friday


http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/15/opinion/charles-blow-ray-rice-and-his-rage.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=c-column-top-span-region&region=c-column-top-span-region&WT.nav=c-column-top-span-region


https://newsela.com/articles/ravens-termination/id/5139/

Choose one of the articles above about the controversy surrounding Ray Rice.  Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked article. Consider offering your opinion on how the case should be handled and how the U.S should address domestic violence.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response. *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Blog Post Due Friday- Period 5

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/05/rich-people-just-care-less/?src=mv&_r=0

1.  Read the article.  Consider the author's tone, structure of the essay, and your personal reaction.
2. Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 3 sentences) in response to the linked article from the NY Times.  Be sure to reference specifics from the article.
3. Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences)
*Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Blog Post Due Friday - Period 1

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/05/rich-people-just-care-less/?src=mv&_r=0

1.  Read the article.  Consider the author's tone, structure of the essay, and your personal reaction.
2. Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 3 sentences) in response to the linked article from the NY Times.  Be sure to reference specifics from the article.
3. Optional: Comment on a classmates post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences)
*Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Period 3- Article of the Week- Due Friday


http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/15/opinion/charles-blow-ray-rice-and-his-rage.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=c-column-top-span-region&region=c-column-top-span-region&WT.nav=c-column-top-span-region

https://newsela.com/articles/ravens-termination/id/5139/

Choose one of the articles above about the controversy surrounding Ray Rice.  Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked article. Consider offering your opinion on how the case should be handled and how the U.S should address domestic violence.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response. *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Monday, September 08, 2014

Period 1- GOW- Chapters 12-18- Post 2 questions here,

Period 5- GOW- Chapters 12-18- Post 2 questions here,

Blog Post - Period 7- Week of September 8th

New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/26/us/michael-brown-funeral.html
Newsela 1: https://newsela.com/articles/racerelations-ferguson/id/5008/

Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 4 sentences) in response to the linked article.  Consider: Why did this young man's death ignite such outrage in Ferguson and throughout the country?  What social issues did this event shed light on?  What do you think needs to change in Ferguson and in the U.S. as a whole?  How can we make this change happen? Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.  

Optional: Comment on a classmate's post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences) *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Blog Post- Week of September 8th- Period 6

New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/26/us/michael-brown-funeral.htmlhttp://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/26/us/michael-brown-funeral.html
Newsela 1: https://newsela.com/articles/racerelations-ferguson/id/5008/ https://newsela.com/articles/racerelations-ferguson/id/5008/

Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 4 sentences) in response to the linked article.  Consider: Why did this young man's death ignite such outrage in Ferguson and throughout the country?  What social issues did this event shed light on?  What do you think needs to change in Ferguson and in the U.S. as a whole?  How can we make this change happen? Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.  

Optional: Comment on a classmate's post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences) *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Friday, September 05, 2014

Blog Post- Remembering Michael Brown- Period 3- Week of September 8th

New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/26/us/michael-brown-funeral.html
Newsela 1: https://newsela.com/articles/racerelations-ferguson/id/5008/


Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 4 sentences) in response to the linked article.  Consider: Why did this young man's death ignite such outrage in Ferguson and throughout the country?  What social issues did this event shed light on?  What do you think needs to change in Ferguson and in the U.S. as a whole?  How can we make this change happen? Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.  

Optional: Comment on a classmate's post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences) *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Article of the Week Period 3

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/13/opinion/bruni-read-kids-read.html
Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked article.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.  Comment on a classmate's post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences) *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Article of the Week Period 6


http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/13/opinion/bruni-read-kids-read.html
Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked article.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.  Comment on a classmate's post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences) *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Article of the Week Period 7


http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/13/opinion/bruni-read-kids-read.html
Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked article.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.  Comment on a classmate's post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences) *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Article of the Week Period 1

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/apr/14/grapes-of-wrath-75-years-old-more-relevant-than-ever
Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked article.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.  Comment on a classmate's post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences) *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Article of the Week Period 5

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/apr/14/grapes-of-wrath-75-years-old-more-relevant-than-ever

Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked article.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.  Comment on a classmate's post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences) *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.

Friday, May 09, 2014

"The Economics of Happiness" - Period 7 & 8 Post Here- Due 5/9

http://www.yale.edu/opa/arc-ybc/v29.n22/story5.html

Please add an intelligent comment (minimum 5 sentences) in response to the linked article.  Be sure to use a minimum of one quote in your response.  Optional: Comment on a classmate's post in a second post (minimum 3 sentences) *Use only your first name, last initial and class period.