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Ms. Holzhausen
Greenfield-Central High School
"If you don't know where you want to go in life, you'll never get there."
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B1/B4 - We started the block by viewing two short video clips to go along with our ongoing conversation about racism and prejudice. Students wrote reflection pieces in their journals about the discussions and the videos we have seen. After sharing a few of those reflections, I asked students to... Continue reading
G2/G3 - We started the block by viewing two short video clips to go along with our ongoing conversation about racism and prejudice. Students wrote reflection pieces in their journals about the discussions and the videos we have seen. After sharing a few of those reflections, I asked students to... Continue reading
B1/B4 - In class today, students presented their Jigsaw Presentations about the Jim Crow laws. We then watched two "What Would You Do?" video segments about white vs. black crime and discussed them as a class. They were then given the second Article of the Week and time in class... Continue reading
G2/G3 - In class today, students presented their Jigsaw Presentations about the Jim Crow laws. We then watched two "What Would You Do?" video segments about white vs. black crime and discussed them as a class. They were then given the second Article of the Week and time in class... Continue reading
B1/B4 - Article of the Week Response #1 DUE. In class today, we finished the notes and presentation over the Stock Market Crash, Great Depression and FDR (on Moodle), and students took an Exit Slip over that material. Next, students completed a journal, titled, "Sticks and Stones." We then went... Continue reading
G2/G3 - Article of the Week Response #1 DUE. In class today, we finished the notes and presentation over the Stock Market Crash, Great Depression and FDR (on Moodle), and students took an Exit Slip over that material. Next, students completed a journal, titled, "Sticks and Stones." After sharing with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2020 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog
B1/B4 - Letters of Re-Introduction DUE. Parent Contact Information Forms DUE (as needed). We began the block with a Snapshot Journal about a time when students felt like outcasts. After sharing some of their responses, we went into notes on "History, Culture, and the Author" (posted on Moodle). Next, we... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2020 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog
G2/G3 - Letters of Re-Introduction DUE. Parent Contact Information Forms DUE (as needed). We began the block with a Snapshot Journal about a time when students felt like outcasts. After sharing some of their responses, we went into notes on "History, Culture, and the Author" (posted on Moodle). Next, we... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2020 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog
B1/B4 - In class today, we sorted out journals and Parent Contact Information Forms. Everyone in these two classes should be good to go with both of those items at this point. Next, we went through the Course Syllabus, which is posted on Moodle and will be there for the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2020 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog
G2/G3 - In class today, we sorted out journals and Parent Contact Information Forms. Everyone in these two classes should be good to go with both of those items at this point. Next, we went through the Course Syllabus, which is posted on Moodle and will be there for the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2020 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog
G1/G2/G4/B4 - After wrapping up any remaining Book Talks, students took the Final Exam. B2 - Final Drafts of the Research-Based Analysis were DUE. I collected those, and students celebrated with a party. I asked them to complete a Course Survey for IU, and they wrote letters of warning or... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2019 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog
B2 - In class today, I returned Comparative Analysis Final Drafts. I met with the last three students for conferences about the research paper. Students had the entire block to work on revisions and plan a party for Friday. Assignment: Please submit your Final Draft of the Research-Based Analysis before... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2019 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog
G1/G2/G4 - I was out for a conference today. Students turned in Article of the Week #9 (Teen Rebellion) and studied for the test prior to turning in the Test Review Sheet. Students then took the test over Acts III, IV, and V. For the remainder of the block, they... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2019 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog
B2 - See Agenda/Changes posted on Google Classroom. B3 - See Agenda/Changes posted on Google Classroom. B4 - See Agenda/Changes posted on Google Classroom. Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2019 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog
G1/G2/G4 - After Pleasure Reading and Book Talks, we went over the Review Sheet for Act IV: Scenes 4-5, and then we began reading the last portion of the play, Act V: Scenes 1-3. In G1, we almost finished. In G2, we did finish. In G4, we finished. Assignments: Complete... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2019 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog
B2 - In class today, I met with students to conference with them about their Rough Drafts. Students worked on other assignments or on their revisions the whole block. Final Drafts will be due on Wednesday of next week unless I decide to push that date back to Friday. B3... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2019 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog
G1/G2/G4 - After Pleasure Reading and Book Talks, students received Article of the Week #9 (Teen Rebellion) and had about 20 minutes in class to begin reading, annotating, and responding. Next, we went over the Review Sheet for Act IV: Scenes 1-3 and finished reading Act IV (as time allowed).... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2019 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog
B2 - In class today, we went through some "non-negotiable" items required on the Rough Drafts. From there, students had three 15-minute rounds of peer-editing. The rest of the block was theirs to revise/edit their own papers. Rough Drafts were officially due to me by 11:45 AM this morning. Students... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2019 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog
G1/G2/G4 - After Pleasure Reading and Book Talks, we reviewed the Act III: Scenes 4-5 Review Sheet and started reading Act IV: Scenes 1-3. If we did not finish these scenes in your class, please finish for next time. Assignment: Book Talks will continue this week. If you are not... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2019 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog
B2 - Comparative Analysis Final Drafts DUE. Students were also asked to have a draft of their Research-Based Analysis papers for peer-editing today. Less than half of the class had more than one page ready. Kids worked on their papers the whole block. Assignment: The Official Rough Draft of the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2019 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog
G1/G2/G4 - After Pleasure Reading and Book Talks, we went over the journal from last week, "Ok? or Nah, J/K." After sharing with partners, we then reviewed Act III: Scenes 1-3 and went over the worksheet for that section. With the rest of the block, we started reading Act III:... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2019 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog
B2 - In class today, I returned the Writing Plans. We then went through the Plagiarism Lecture (posted on Moodle). Next, I shared a terrible research paper, and we discussed what NOT to do. I gave students a handout with a sample block quotation. For the rest of the block,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2019 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog
G1/G2/G4 - In class today, we started with Book Talks. Once those were finished, students took the 2nd NWEA test of the year. That was all we had time for. No Assignment! Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2019 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog
B2 - Writing Plans DUE. In class today, I returned Comparative Analysis Rough Drafts. Students were asked to work on their Final Drafts and to start working on a draft of their research paper. About two pages should be ready for peer-editing on Wednesday. Assignment: Final Drafts of the Comparative... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2019 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog
I was out these two days with pink eye. I apologize for not updating the blog! Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2019 at Jennifer Holzhausen's Homework Blog