2.3 | English 10

Today, students responded to the journal prompt below. Students with an excused absence should write a half-page response to the journal and submit to Mrs. Evans with a completed absent work form.

2.3 | Journal #28

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., once said, “Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think.” React to this quote. Do you agree with Dr. King? Why do you think people shy away from hard and solid thinking? What might be something that distracts people from thinking deeply? Do you think you struggle to come up with your own conclusions on important matters? Why is it sometimes so easy to go with the opinions/thoughts of others? Explain your thoughts.

Then, students read independently. Students with an excused absence should read independently for 20 minutes and submit a half-page summary of their reading and reactions to their reading with an absent form attached for credit.

Then, students were given the article “That Uplifting Tweet You Just Shared? A Russian Troll Sent It” and were to read it and annotate it for class tomorrow.

2.3 | English 11

Today, students responded to the ACT Question of the Day below. Students with an excused absence should respond and show to Mrs. Evans during Brave period.

2.3 ACT Question of the Day

Given that most people imagine robots as large, autonomous machines covered in blinking lights and guided by artificial intelligence, but the reality is that robots come in all sorts of forms and sizes.
A. NO CHANGE
B. Although most people
C. Insofar as most people
D. Most people

Then, students read independently. Absent students should read independently for 20 minutes and submit a half-page summary of their reading with an absent form attached for credit.

Then, we reviewed the ACT test structure. We reviewed the information below: