I’m doing an activity that consists of finding the connotative and detonated meaning of words. Denotation is the literal meaning of something, while connotation is the emotional meaning. An example can be of a rose, it’s connotative meaning is love and detonated meaning is a flower, plant. I finished that and now I’m doing an essay about one of… Continue reading 5/16/17(skills practice)
I’m sleepy. I did sort of got a review of what analogies are. I think analogies are easy to decipher and make. Analogies are basically words that are similar and can be compared to one another. An example of an analogy can be love : marriage :: death : funeral.
Primary and secondary sources used in biographies were defined. I’ve already learned a lot about them in history while I analyze sources. Biographies written tend to contain a lot of secondary sources, as well as primary, that can however, be biased. Then the different methods used by companies in ads, were listed out and thoroughly explained. I… Continue reading 5/10/17(Practice)
I finished the King James activity, which I found to be pointless. However, now I am doing an activity about reading biographies, more specifically, a biography about a baseball player, Hank Aaron. In the video, biographies are defined as facts about famous people’s lives written, or summed up in a book. It consists of their personal life,… Continue reading 5/8/17(Skills practice)
Doing a reading about King James, not interested at all, sort of reminds me of Shakespeare in a way. Not him, but his time period. I don’t think I did so hot on the Math STAR Test, and I’m aware that this test was supposed to be really important, but I’m just not feeling it… Continue reading 5/4/17(Practice, Math STAR Test)
So far I’ve only been reading articles and passages about The Victorian time period in London, nothing too interesting or helpful yet. The test went by quickly, probably because the same questions are always repeated on the test, each month I take it. I think it would be more effective if they changed it up,… Continue reading 5/2/17(Practice and STAR Reading Test)
A video of the purpose, definition , and structure of different types of texts, including Informational and functional texts. Informational texts defined is the use of information using facts throughout a text, which can be structured with bullet points. Functional text is in a way, like informational text, but it’s more of a guide, and it’s used to capture… Continue reading 4/28/17(Even more practice)