What do you think?

Journal Prompts for the 4th Six Weeks

ALL JOURNAL ENTRIES WILL BE TYPED INTO, AND SHARED WITH ME VIA, GOOGLE DOCS.

Each entry should include:


  • A correct heading, on the top left, that is spaced down two lines so that it does not cut off your name when printed.
  • An ORIGINAL title.
  • 200 to 400 words to explain your thoughts in detail.
  • Use of proper grammar as discussed in class.
  • Proper spelling, as you are allowed to look up any word you choose.
  • ORIGINAL THOUGHTS FROM YOU!!
  • A quote from the prompt.
  • Mention of the speaker or title of the video.
  • INCLUDE a personal event.


DUE DATES:


Please type in size 12, Times New Roman, and double space your paper.

Two entries should be shared via GOOGLE CLASSROOM by January 30, 2015.

Two more should be shared by February 6, 2015.

Two final entries for the six weeks should be shared by February 12, 2015.

View, analyze, interpret and respond to at least one of the following videos.

You choose. Once you have watched, Decide what is inspiring to you. What is the topic of the video? What "hit home" with you? What in your life could be improved by listening to advice from this video? Could you improve someone else's life by using or sharing the advice from this video? Explain fully! I want the WHYS, HOWS and DETAILS!! Restate the question within your entry, give your answer, give evidence and your opinion. GIVE IT A TITLE!!
Video that will change your life. I have no words left.
A Pep Talk from Kid President to You
Acts of Kindness Caught on Camera in 2012
An Open Letter To Moms from Kid President
One of the BEST Motivational Videos I've ever seen!

Listen to, analyze and respond to at least one of the following speeches:

Decide what is inspiring to you. What is the topic of the speech? What "hit home" with you? What in your life could be improved by listening to advice from this speech? Could you improve someone else's life by using or sharing the advice from this speech? Explain fully! I want the WHYS, HOWS and DETAILS!! Restate the question within your entry, give your answer, give evidence and your opinion. GIVE IT A TITLE!!
Steve Jobs - Inspirational Speech "If today were the last day of my life"
Great Motivational Speech For Success, I Can Do It, It's Possible
Motivational - Bill Gates Speech at Harvard
The Last Lecture before his Death
Nick Vujicic inspirational promo no arms no legs no worries

Where does your motivation come from? Respond to at least one of these sports videos.

Decide what is inspiring to you. What is happening in the video? What "hit home" with you? What in your life could be improved by what you saw in this video? Could you improve someone else's life by using or sharing what you saw? What would you do in the same situation? Explain fully! I want the WHYS, HOWS and DETAILS!! Restate the question within your entry, give your answer, give evidence and your opinion. GIVE IT A TITLE!!
Jesse Owens - 1936 Olympics
get up and finish the race.avi
Girl Takes a Terrible Fall During a Race - But Wait Til You See What Happens Next!
Softball player carried around bases by opponents

And, if you still have nothing to say, how can you relate to the lessons in the commercials below? Do you have a dream? Choose only one commercial.

The products advertised are not important. I do not endorse these products, and the products should not be mentioned in your response. Choose only one commercial. What is the message in the commercial, besides wanting the viewer to use the product sponsored?
HD Clydesdales 2013 Budweiser Super Bowl Ad — Extended Version of "Brotherhood"
Dog Dreams - Diving - Purina® Pro Plan® Commercial
Budweiser's Cutest AD. yet!
With just a little bit of effort and possibly several attempts, what could you accomplish in life? What will it take to get you there? Who could help?
OK Go - This Too Shall Pass - Rube Goldberg Machine - Official Video
Funny Motivational Video - TEAM = Together Everyone Achieves More

OR, just tell me about your entire family!!

Journal 400 words or write a minimum of 20 lines of poetry.