Open/ Free Response questions
— Define Mass Media —
–How are you exposed to mass media in your daily life?–
How much time do you spend interacting with mass media on a daily basis?
What do you think is the responsibility of the student press?
Scavenger hunt questions–
Explain the historical significance of the following: Publick Occurrences, The Boston News-Letter, John Peter Zenger’s trial, the penny press, Joseph Pulitzer, William Randolph Hearst, Yellow Journalism
Some of you have been asking about books other than those named on the list you got on step up day. Feel free to check out this list from Good Reads, of popular American Classics. Obviously reading books we have already read in school is not an option, and you should still check in with me on your choices so you avoid books to be read this coming school year.
Later this week, I’ll post a list of my favorite American Classics that you might also find helpful.
68 days of vacation left. Use it wisely!
Did you go to college?
How were you raised?
Is money important to you?
Are you married?
Where are you from?
What is your current occupation?
What would do with a lot of money?
Do you own a house?
What kind of neighborhood do you live in?
Where does your money come from?
Were your parents born in the US?
Do you have any accomplishments that you would want to talk about?
Do you want your kids to have a better life than you?
Are you happy with everything you have now?
Where do you see yourself in ten years?
Has your opinion of the American Dream changed overtime?
Have you held more than one job in your life?
Does what society believes is the American Dream influence your opinion on it?
Does your view of the American Dream differ from what your parents view of the American Dream was? Grandparents view?
Do you believe that you accomplished your version of the American dream?
Last Year’s Question
Follow Ms. Koskova’s Blog
Ms. Koskova is teaching the ninth grade until the beginning of May. You can follow information about her classes at the attached link.
An easy online inforgraphic creation tool.
Project info — Details here – updated, often
Into the Wild due the day we return from exams — Tue. for F period, Wed for A and C Block.
Chapters 5 up through 8 in Into the Wild due Friday for F Block, Monday for A and C Block.
Update – Thursday 12/12
Also due Monday for A and C block and Thursday for F bloc
Make sure you have a Google Doc titled with your name and multigenre project ie “Bernier-MultiGenre”
In that doc — come up with a top three of places (must be US related) to research for your MultiGenre Project – have at least one website listed for each place.