Tuesday, 10/7/14
Warm Up. Use your spelling list and your vocab definitions to help you.
* = spelling  ** = vocabulary
Write the answer. Spelling counts, duh.
  1. * friendly : hostile :: active : ______
  2. * its, whose, ______
  3. * Sacramento : ______ :: Mr. Calandro : ______ (2)
  4. * It is said that many stereotypes start with a _____ of truth.
  5. This week's spelling theme is homophones. The roots of the word homophone mean _______  ________.
  6. ** (2) confused : savvy :: bored : ______(ed)
  7. ** His feeling of accomplishment was ________(ed) when he found out that EVERYONE received an A on the test.
  8. ** What is the first guy's face showing?
  9. ** What is the mad koala most likely creating?
  10. ** This marathon across the desert would be considered _______.

* Example of tonight's vocabulary homework.

* (If not already finished: "Nothing Gold Can Stay.")

Introduction to new project. Digital Magazines!
I. Installing Chrome Beta. Listen carefully and follow the directions exactly.

II. Getting Ready.

  1. Sign in to drive.google.com. Make sure you are in desktop mode.

  2. Create a new document and share it with the other members of your group and with me.  The group should come up with a name for the section.

  3. Choose one member of the book to also create the document for the whole section. The group will copy and paste their individual articles into the group document. Be sure to share that document with all the members of the group and with me. Use the name the group came up with to title the group document.

  4. Be sure to title everything!

  5. Brainstorm ideas for articles.
  6. First rough draft on google drive is due next Tuesday.


Digital Magazine Divisions.

1. Report of Information

2. Problem Solution/Opinion

3. Response to Literature/English Corner

4. Firsthand Biography/Interview

5. Evaluation

6. Speculation