Thursday, August 21, 2014

Journal Entries: 8/18-8/22

Unit Vocabulary
Interfere- to get in the way of; to come into opposition.
Empathy- able to understand the feelings of others
CAHSEE- California High School Exit Exam
Common Core- Standards followed by 48 states
Intelligence- capacity for learning, reasoning, and understanding. 
Literacy- ability to read and write.
Assess- to estimate or judge


"The limits of my language means the limits of my world." - Ludwig !.

What has been your experience with Language Arts (English) classes? Good or bad? Why? What do you hope for this year?


"Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings." - Salvador Dali

What is intelligence? How can you tell if someone is intelligent? In what ways can someone be intelligent? Give me specific examples.


"We can't change the world unless we change ourselves." -Tupac

What does this quote mean to you? How can people change the world? How will you make a difference? 

Next, list 3-5 struggles or problems negatively affecting the world/ society/ community.


"Be the change you want to see in the world." - Gandhi

Is it possible for one person to make a difference? Where does the world need the most help  right now? Why?

Next, list 3-5 people (living or dead) that has positively influenced you, society, or the world.


Make-up day: No Journal Entry. 

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