We worked in groups today to share articles about heroes. The activity required open discussion and movement as you shared your reflections with one another. Please take a moment and reflect on this activity. Remember to check back and respond to one another's comments.
Here is your first blog post. I want to know what you think of the personal poetry assignment. Were you surprised by each others' submissions? Did you enjoy learning more about your peers? Share your insights and reactions.
January 20th is a historic day for the United States. Some of you were able to vote this year. How does it feel to know that we will have a new president in a little over a week? What are your hopes for our country? What are the biggest challenges you think our new president will be facing?
There is a website collecting 1000 comments from people all over the world to find out what people will care about tomorrow. They ask that responses are given in two sentences or less. Pretty sweet! Please consider today's journal prompt regarding the word chosen as your intention for the year and see if you can come up with something that resonates with you.
What matters to you? Tell us in 160 characters (letters, numbers, spaces, etc.) or less. Think carefully about this. What is most important to you in 2009?