Refer to this blog post to keep track of journal entries for the unit. Journal Entries will be collected and graded throughout the unit. These journal entries will also build the premise of longer, sustained writings later in the unit. Students will receive up to 5 points per entry for participation in the 10 minute writing session.
January 16th, 2018: What is the least talked about issue at Pebblebrook High School? What are its consequences? What are its causes?
January 22nd, 2018: Describe something that you often make assumptions about. What would you need to learn to more fully understand this situation, idea, or individual? Why do you believe you make assumptions about this topic?
January 29th, 2018: Persuade Coach Rossi why __________________________________ is the best.
February 4th, 2018: Explain a hardline opinion that you hold. How did you form this opinion? How has it effected your life since?
February 12th, 2018: In your opinion, which corporation or group is most persuasive? How do they achieve their purpose?
February 26th, 2018: What is your favorite topic to analyze and think deeply about? What is so fascinating about this topic? What have you learned about it recently?
March 5th, 2018: I would most like to visit an museum exhibit about __________________ because…
March 12th, 2018: Free Write
March 19th, 2018: Free Write
March 26th, 2018: If you lived for a thousand years, what would you spend your time mastering? Why?
April 9th, 2018: Student Choice –
- How did you spend your Spring Break? What were the highlights? What were the lowlights?
- What is your favorite television program or movie? What makes qualities makes this project so exceptional?
April 16th, 2018: What singular thing will ruin a movie for you? Why?
April 23th, 2018: What is your criticism of the following song?