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Andrew McAllister's Multimedia Blog

January 2014

Blog EntryBlog: Monday, January 27, 2014

10th Grade Literature

 Students are progressing with the story of "In The Time Of The Butterflies" by reading the first few chapters. In the first few chapters, they are becoming familiar with Dede (the only survivor) and what drives her to tell the story of the other three who did not make it. 


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Blog EntryBlog: Sunday, January 26, 2014

9th Grade Literature

 Students will continue reading Moneyball and learning more about Billy Beane and his advanced approach to scouting in the unbalanced financial world of baseball. 


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Blog EntryBlog: Tuesday, January 21, 2014

All Classes

 This week, the majority of students will be gone, as result of being athletes participating in the 2014 Mason Dixon Basketball Tournament.Please wish them luck!!!!


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Blog EntryBlog: Monday, January 13, 2014

9th Grade Literature

 Students will do research on various background information critical to the text of Moneyball such as: Sabermetrics, Scouting, Baseball Economies, Payrolls, and the Collective Bargaining Agreement.


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Blog EntryBlog: Monday, January 13, 2014

Writers' Workshop

 Students will work on expressing their voice in a variety of contexts.


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Blog EntryBlog: Monday, January 13, 2014

10th Grade Literature

 Students will do background research on the Dominican Republic that will prove critical to their understanding of the text "In The Time of The Butterflies". The topics will include but not limited to: the Mirabal Sisters, Rafael Trujillo, the tensions between Haiti and Dominican Republic, and the history of Dominican Republic.



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Blog EntryBlog: Sunday, January 5, 2014

Writers' Workshop

Students will resume practicing their basic writing skills for the upcoming writing test in February.



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Blog EntryBlog: Sunday, January 5, 2014

10th Grade Literature

 Students will begin the 3rd Quarter Unit by reading "In The Time of The Butterflies" by Julia Alvarez.


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Blog EntryBlog: Sunday, January 5, 2014

9th Grade Literature

 Students will begin the 3rd Quarter Unit by reading the novel "Moneyball" by Michael Lewis. 


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