Read and made notes on one of four articles discussing communication technology in preparation for the essay on communication technology, which we will draft on Monday.
1. Are gadgets ruining our kids brains?
2. The dumbest generation? No, twitter is making kids smarter
3. Portrait of an e-family: How they're making their hyper-digital lives work
4. Twitter's roiling stew of rage and snark is good for society
Make sure you have read at least one of the articles and be prepared to summarize and share its key points on Monday.
Your first letter essay is DUE NEXT WEEK! Do not leave it until the last minute! You will find the outline and samples over here ------------>
Reading "Liking What You See" text. Make marginal notes relating to how each character perceives or is affected by the changing technology. Also, note questions or connections you may have while reading the text. This is an important step in understanding and evaluating a text, so DON'T SKIP IT!!!!
Discussed how YouTube has affected the way we communicate and impacted people's behaviour. Posted discussion on edmodo site
English 11 Course Outline