JOURNAL TOPIC: [today's tunes: "Panic Song" by Green Day]
We all encounter emergencies-- illness, earthquakes, stalled cars, the
occasional zombie apocalypse--so what can you do to be prepared?
Describe planning or training for something that might actually happen.
2. Vocab/"Opinion" quiz
3. Select text on obesity
4. Discuss weekend homework
1. Do last night's assignment (write a synopsis of the text with reading notes)
[PER. 0 CHOICES: An apple a day via Rick's blog or this article.]
[PER. 1 CHOICES: McDonald's chicken heads on Alex's blog; public school "fat letters" on Johna's blog; the movie "Supersize Me" via link on Dale's blog; or this article.]
2. Find two credible resources that support the text's thesis-- and two that refute it-- and write an essay in which you analyze the evidence, explain your reasoning, and come to your own conclusion. Post to your blog (title: PROSE & CONS: OBESITY)