Wednesday, September 17, 2008

WAVE this week - Sept. 14 - 18

indifferent - having no preference.
How can you be so indifferent to the sufferings of these children?

bolster - support, prop up
The worker tried to bolster the wall so it would not fall down.

WAVE WEDNESDAY: Practice deconstructing prompts and figuring out what it is that you are supposed to be writing. Example of how to break down a prompt can be found here.

Think about the teachers/coaches you have had. Was there a teacher who was special to you in some way? Pretend that you have been asked to present the Golden Pencil Award to that teacher. Write the tribute you will read as you make your presentation.

THURSDAY - Commonplace books. Bring a 2-d (flat) artifact that has some meaning to write about for 20 minutes.

FRIDAY - Counselor's Activity - Writing SMART goals that have specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timed goals for the week.