On Thursday I was out, feeling a little under-the-weather! Students read books 16, 17, and 21 from the Odyssey and answered questions about those readings.
Today, students prepared for our final exam essay on Monday. Here is the pre-writing that we did – if you were absent, please make sure to complete it before you come to school on Monday so that you can write the strongest essay possible:
We also watched this video biography of Nelson Mandela to begin thinking about heroes:
Students also had time to work with their Malcolm Gladwell groups – I asked you to make a list of tasks that still needed to be completed, figure out who is responsible for what, and exchange contact information