The first reading reaction assigned was given today. I explained the assignment and the assessment (see handout on web page). The first reading reaction assignment is due at the beginning of class the next time we meet.
Hi-Lights I: We took the "What is News?" unit test today. Afterward, students worked on finishing the video assignment (due today). You can either email the assignment to firstname.lastname@example.org when finished, or you can print out a copy and turn it in. Any students finishing before the end of class were to start cruising the news for tomorrow's cruise the news blog.
Lit and Comp: Today was a work day for reading transcendentalist works and/or working on the transcendentalism project (due Monday!).