Just a reminder that tonight is the chili cook-off, spelling bee and silent auction night! All the fun begins at 6pm with the spelling bee set for 6:45. Hope to see everyone here! 🙂

Today we finished up a comparison of “The Hitchhiker” to “In the Fog.” The students worked on an ORQ question comparing the elements of suspense in both stories. Tomorrow they will watch the Twilight Zone episode of “The Hitchhiker” and compare it to the play “The Hitchhiker.” They will then work with a partner to answer a similar ORQ question compare the two like we did today in class.

1st hour homework: Read the Aesop’s fable and answer the questions on foreshadowing/flashback. Due tomorrow!

2nd, 5th & 7th hour: Read and annotate the story about the Oregon Trail computer game. Answer all questions in complete sentences. Due BEFORE Thanksgiving Break (11/20). Where Are They Now? Diseases from the Oregon Trail Article

~Mrs. Finley