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Sophomore English B

****Assigned 6/11****

 

Study grammar for twenty minutes. Try to identify the gramamtical elements of at least one sentence on the web

 

****Assigned 6/10****

Write a 100+ word free write explaining the relationship between empathy, stereotypes and fear. 

Refer to events from To Kill a Mockingbird to support and develop your ideas.

You may refer to "The Wife's Story" as well, if you find it useful.

Submit this to Turnitin by 11:59pm tonight. 

Also: Study grammar for a bit. Try to identify the gramamtical elements of at least one sentence on the web. 

****Assigned 6/9****

Nothing due to Turnitin tonight.

Use at least twenty minutes to study grammar. 

****Assigned 6/4****

Note the CHANGE in the last reading assigment. It is now 28-30. We'll read 31 in class.

~Read and submit notes for 24, 25, 26 & 27 by 10am on Thurs.

~Read and submit notes for 28, 29, & 30 by 11:59pm on Thurs.

Remember:

Take at least three notes per chapter.  Each should be at least a sentence long and should include the page number.

Read through both sides of the Essential Question handout before you begin; use it to guide your thinking.

 

 

****Assigned 6/3****

Note: Sixth Period should submit their 18, 19 & 20 notes by 10am on Wed.

Here's the reading schedule for the rest of the week. Note the shifting times for submitting.

~Read and submit notes for 21, 22 & 23 by 10am on Wed.

~Read and submit notes for 24, 25, 26 & 27 by 10am on Thurs.

~Read and submit notes for 28, 29, & 30 by 11:59pm on Thurs.

Remember:

Take at least three notes per chapter.  Each should be at least a sentence long and should include the page number.

Read through both sides of the Essential Question handout before you begin; use it to guide your thinking.

 

 

 

 

****Assigned 6/2****

Finish reading chapters 18, 19 & 20 of To Kill a Mockingbird.

(Make it fun. Read it aloud in a Southern accent.)

Take at least three notes per chapter.  Each should be at least a sentence long and should include the page number.

Submit your notes to Turnitin.com by 11:59 pm Monday.

Read through both sides of the Essential Question handout before you begin; use it to guide your thinking.

 

 

****Assigned 5/30****

Finish reading chapters 16 & 17 of To Kill a Mockingbird.

(Make it fun. Read it aloud in a Southern accent.)

Take at least three notes per chapter.  Each should be at least a sentence long and should include the page number.

Submit your notes to Turnitin.com by 11:59 pm Sunday.

Read through both sides of the Essential Question handout before you begin; use it to guide your thinking.

 

 

****Assigned 5/29****

Finish reading chapters 13, 14 & 12 of To Kill a Mockingbird.

(Make it fun. Read it aloud in a Southern accent.)

Take at least three notes per chapter.  Each should be at least a sentence long and should include the page number.

Submit your notes to Turnitin.com by 11:59 pm Thursday.

Read through both sides of the Essential Question handout before you begin; use it to guide your thinking.

 

 

 

 

****Assigned 5/28****

[NOTE: All classes, regardless of when you have your block will have reading assignments each night as follows.

5/28 read 11-12

5/29 read 13-15

Check back for the written assignment each night (though it will likely be the same: three notes per chapter).]

TONIGHT (5/27)

Finish reading chapters 11 & 12 of To Kill a Mockingbird.

(Make it fun. Read it aloud in a Southern accent.)

Take at least three notes per chapter.  Each should be at least a sentence long and should include the page number.

Submit your notes to Turnitin.com by 11:59 pm Wednesday.

Read through both sides of the Essential Question handout before you begin; use it to guide your thinking.

 

 

 

 

****Assigned 5/26****

NOTE: All classes, regardless of when you have your block will have reading assignments each night as follows.

5/27 read 9-10

5/28 read 11-12

5/29 read 13-15

Check back for the written assignment each night (though it will likely be the same three notes per chapter assignment).

TONIGHT (5/26)

Finish reading chapters 9 & 10 of To Kill a Mockingbird.

(Make it fun. Read it aloud in a Southern accent.)

Take at least three notes per chapter.  Each should be at least a sentence long and should include the page number.

Submit your notes to Turnitin.com by 11:59 pm Tuesday.

Read through both sides of the Essential Question handout before you begin; use it to guide your thinking.

 

****Assigned 5/23****

Finish reading chapters 6, 7 & 8 of To Kill a Mockingbird.

(Make it fun. Read it aloud in a Southern accent.)

Take at least three notes per chapter.  Each should be at least a sentence long and should include the page number.

Submit your notes to Turnitin.com by 11:59 pm Monday.

Read through both sides of the Essential Question handout before you begin; use it to guide your thinking.

 

 

****Assigned 5/22****

Finish reading chapters 3, 4, & 5 of To Kill a Mockingbird.

(Make it fun. Read it aloud in a Southern accent.)

Take at least three notes per chapter.  Each should be at least a sentence long and should include the page number.

Submit your notes to Turnitin.com by 11:59 pm Thursday .

Read through both sides of the Essential Question handout before you begin; use it to guide your thinking.

 

 

 

****Assigned 5/21****

Finish reading the first two chapters of To Kill a Mockingbird

Take at least three notes per chapter.  Each should be at least a sentence long and should include the page number. 

Submit your notes to Turnitin.com by 10:00 am Thursday morning. 

Read through both sides of the Essential Question handout before you begin; use it to guide your thinking. 

****Assigned 5/20****

If you're using Free Late, your essay on The Catcher in the Rye is due to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm this evening and

a paper copy--typed, double-space, 12point, Times New Roman or Palatino or Garamond--is due

at the beginning of your class Wednesday.

 

 

****Assigned 5/19****

Your essay on The Catcher in the Rye is due to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm this evening and

a paper copy--typed, double-space, 12point, Times New Roman or Palatino or Garamond--is due 

at the beginning of your class Tuesday.

If you have your Free Late still you may use it to get a 24 hour extension on each of the above deadlines. 

****Assigned 5/16****

NOTE: I SHARED THE HANDOUT ABOUT QUOTATIONS WITH ALL FOUR CLASSES.

CHECK YOUR VASHONSD GMAIL BOX FOR THE LINK.

Finish at least 500 words of your Catcher essay and

submit the new version to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm Sunday.

Title it "Catcher 500"

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Please, if you have a draft in your Vashonsd Google Drive that your classmates commented on, do not change that document.

Copy it and create the new draft in a new document so as to preserve the version that your partner commented on.

ALSO: Remember that the final draft will be due to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm on Monday, and the printed copy will be due by the beginning of your class on Tuesday.

 

****Assigned 5/14****

Add another 100+ words to the first 250 words of your Catcher essay and

submit the new version to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm Thursday.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Please, if you have a draft in your Vashonsd Google Drive that your classmates commented on, do not change that document.

Copy it and create the new draft in a new document so as to preserve the version that your partner commented on. 

 

ALSO: Remember that the final draft will be due to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm on Monday, and the printed copy will be due by the beginning of your class on Tuesday.

 

****Assigned 5/13****

Type up the first 250 words (or any 250 words) of your Catcher essay and submit it to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm tonight. 

Remember that the final draft will be due to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm on Monday, and the printed copy will be due by the beginning of your class on Tuesday. 

****Assigned 5/12****

Type up a claim and a basic outline for your Catcher essay. 

Remember to include the moral, thematic conflict and symbol in your claim.

The outline just needs to cover list each of your MoP's and the examples you'll use to develop them.

Use complete sentences for your MoP's please. (These are draft topic sentences).

Example

I. Claim sentence

II. Sentence explaining MoP #1

       a. Sentence explaining the example you'll use to develop MoP#1

III. Sentence explaining MoP #2

       a. Sentence explaining the example you'll use to develop MoP#2

IV. Sentence explaining MoP #3

       a. Sentence explaining the example you'll use to develop MoP#3

Continue if you have more than three MoP's.

Submit this to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm tonight. 

Have access to it on your Vashonsd account tomorrow. 

 

 

****Assigned 5/9****

Write a 150+ word free write in response to the following prompt. Provide specific examples to develop your ideas. 

For you, what is an important symbol from The Catcher in the Rye that helps to reveal an important thematic conflict?
How does the symbol help to reveal the conflict and what the novel has to teach us about the conflict?

Submit your free write to Turnitin.com by 11:59 pm on Sunday.

And make sure you will be able to access it from your Vashonsd account during class on Monday as we'll be using the Chromebooks to start writing your essays. 

ALSO: While you're on Turnitin.com, take a look at your Chap 24 notes to see my comments about your participles, gerunds and infinitives. 

 

****Assigned 5/7****

1. Tonight finish chapter 25 in The Catcher in the Rye.

~Take notes on at least three things--include the page numbers--as we have been doing in class.

~Submit your notes to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm Thursday night.

2. Identify everything on the third sentence of the grammar review we started in class during your block period. 

3. Grammar quiz Friday. 

 

****Assigned 5/6****

Submit yesterday's homework to Turnitin (it's open now).

Do this even if you already emailed it or submitted it to the late 23 slot. 

Also, remember the grammar quiz on Friday. Come in during SMART period if you want tutoring.

 

****Assigned 5/5****

1. Grammar quiz on Friday.... Come in during SMART period if you want tutoring.

2. Tonight finish chapter 24 in The Catcher in the Rye

Take notes on at least three things--include the page numbers--as we have been doing in class.

~The first of the three note entries should be written in such a way so as to include an underlined participle. 

~The second of the three note entries should be written in such a way so as to include an underlined gerund.

~The third of the three note entries should be written in such a way as so to include an underlined infinitive.

Remember to note things that reveal and develop Holden's conflicts--symbols, characters, events, dialogue.

Submit your notes to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm Monday.

 

 

****Assigned 5/2****

By Sunday night read chapter 23 in The Catcher in the Rye

Take notes on at least three things--include the page numbers--as we have been doing in class.

Note things that reveal and develop Holden's conflicts--symbols, characters, events, dialogue.

Submit your notes to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm Sunday.

****Assigned 4/30****

By Thursday night read chapter 21 in The Catcher in the Rye.

Take notes on at least three things--include the page numbers--as we have been doing in class.

Note things that reveal and develop Holden's conflicts--symbols, characters, events, dialogue.

Submit your notes to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm Thursday. 

 

 

****Assigned 4/29****

Tonight or Wednesday night (depending on your class) read chapter 18 in The Catcher in the Rye.

Take notes on at least three things--include the page numbers--as we have been doing in class.

Note things that reveal and develop Holden's conflicts--symbols, characters, events, dialogue.

Submit your notes to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm Tuesday for 5th period and 11:59pm Wednesday for the even classes.

 

****Assigned 4/28****

Today, we finished through chapter 16 in The Catcher in the Rye. Stay caught up if you're gone, and remember to copy notes from a reliable source when you return.

We also started learning about inifitives. 

Tonight, read chapter 17 in The Catcher in the Rye.

Take notes on at least five things--include the page numbers--as we have been doing in class.

Note things that reveal and develop Holden's conflicts--symbols, characters, events, dialogue. 

Submit your notes to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm tonight.

****Assigned 4/25****

Today, we finished through the first paragraph on pg. 111 in The Catcher in the Rye. Stay caught up if you're gone, and remember to copy notes from a reliable source when you return.

Due by 11:59 pm on Sunday:

Think about the important moments in chapters 11-15 (to page 111) of The Catcher in the Rye

Pick a scene that is imporant for its development of a thematic conflict and do a stick figure illustration of the scene, including all the important elements of symbols, setting, etc. Include dialogue if you wish. 

Type a 50+ word explanation of how the scene develops the thematic conflict.

Submit the free write to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm Sunday.

Have the drawing all finished by the time class begins Monday. 

 

****Assigned 4/23****

Today, we finished through the first paragraph on pg. 104 in The Catcher in the Rye. Stay caught up if you're gone, and remember to copy notes from a reliable source when you return.

Nothing due tomorrow.

 

 

****Assigned 4/23****

Today, we finished through the first paragraph on pg. 99 in The Catcher in the Rye. Stay caught up if you're gone, and remember to copy notes from a reliable source when you return.

We also worked on a sentence of grammar review. 

Nothing due tomorrow. 

****Assigned 4/22****

Relax.

We finished chapter 12 in The Catcher in the Rye today. Stay caught up if you're gone, and remember to copy notes from a reliable source when you return. 

 

****Assigned 4/21****

"The Catcher in the Rye Chapter 11 Free Write"

Write a 50+ word free write dicussing Holden's feelings about and relationship with Jane.

~~Consider:

~In what ways are they similar to his feelings about and relationship with other females in the novel? Why?

~In what ways do they differ from his feelings about and relationship with other females in the novel? Why?

 

Be certain to develop your ideas with examples.

 

Submit this to Turnitin.com by 11:59 pm tonight.

You do not need a print copy on Tuesday if you can remember you answers. Maybe jot a few notes about your response. 

 

 

****Assigned 4/11****

Pick four moments/scenes from The Catcher in the Rye.

from somewhere between the beginning of the story

to where we finished reading on Friday (pg. 77).

(Pick scenes from throughout what we've read, as opposed
to picking several clustered close together.
The purpose is to keep the entirety of the plot somewhat
fresh in your mind over break.)

Make a stick-figure drawing for each scene, and give
it a four word caption.

Additionally, you need to type and submit the captions
to Turnitin by 11:59pm on Sunday the 20th.

Bring the captioned drawings to class.
We'll use them the review the novel before
we start reading again.

 

****Assigned 4/10****

 

Think a little bit about the symbols we've encountered so far in The Catcher in the Rye (chapters 1-9).
Pick one that seems significant to you.

Write a 50+ word free write explaining:
1. what the symbol represents and...
2. in what ways it is connected to an important thematic conflict.
Support your ideas with examples.
(Note you may choose a thematic conflict other than fear vs. courage or denial vs. acceptance.)

Avoid looking at other resources to do this. I am interested in your own ideas, based on our reading, discussion and notes.

Submit this to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm on Thursday.
You do not need a print copy for class.

 

****Assigned 4/8****

Relax.

If you missed today's quiz, be certain to make it up during the SMART period. 

****Assigned 4/5****

Grammar quiz Tuesday. Spend a twenty minutes or so studying for it.

It will include everything from the beginning of the year through gerunds. 

Nothing due Monday.

 

****Assigned 4/2****

Write a 50+ word focused free write in response to the following question:

Based on what we've read in The Catcher in the Rye so far, explain in your own words what you think Holden's issues are. Support yourself with specific examples. (Note: if you want to refer to thematic conflicts you may, but you don't have to.)

Submit this to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm on Thursday and have access to for class (paper or digital).

 

****Assigned 4/1****

Okay, after some deliberation, I've decided not to assign homeowork tonight.

Use the extra time to read something of your choice. Enjoy!

 

****Assigned 3/31****

Relax.

Note: We read through the two full paragraphs on page 19 in The Catcher in the Rye during class today.

****Assigned 3/28****

Relax. 

 

****Assigned 3/27****

Note: If you were gone, make sure you talk to me about where we are in The Catcher in the Rye.

Due Friday, 3/28 at the beginning of class.

1. Print or write out the italicized sentence below.
2. Then, on top of the sentence, label each word.
3. Below the sentence label clauses, phrases and commas and the sentence structure.

As studying students, we were so happy while we copied down and labeled the sentence for the day. 

ALSO: Remember to prepare a bit for Friday's grammar quiz.

 

 

****Assigned 3/26****

Note: If you were gone, make sure you talk to me about where we are in The Catcher in the Rye.

Due Thursday, 3/27 at the beginning of class. 

1. Print or write out the italicized sentence below.
2. Then, on top of the sentence, label each word.
3. Below the sentence label clauses, phrases and commas and the sentence structure. 

Looming up at us, the strange shapes filled the hallway with writhing figures, and filled us with fear.

ALSO: Remember to prepare a bit for Friday's grammar quiz. 

****Assigned 3/25****

Note: Today we read the first paragraph of The Catcher in the Rye. If you were gone, make sure you talk to somebody about the discussion and copy their notes. 

Due Wednesday, 3/26 at the beginning of class. ('Nother note, this is in preparation for Friday's grammar quiz.)

1. Print or write out the italicized sentence below.
2. Then, on top of the sentence, label each word.
3. Below the sentence label clauses, phrases and commas.

On Saturday, when the captain running the ship showed us his mad skills, we felt inspired.

 

 

****Assigned 3/24****

If you are using your Free Late on your Mango Street essay, it's due at 11:59pm tonight, and you need to have the print copy at the beinning of class on Tuesday.

There is the high likelihood of a grammar quiz this Friday. It will include everything we've done for the year from verbs through to participles, so you might want to start reviewing now.

Take some time to relax tonight, too. 

****Assigned 3/21****

The House on Mango Street Mini-Essay Final Requirements

Using examples from three chapters taken from throughout the novel, explain an important moral that The House on Mango Street teaches through the development of one of the following thematic conflicts.

~Childhood/Innocence vs. Adulthood/Lost Innocence

~Hope vs. Despair

~Empathy vs. Stereotypes

~Individuality vs Social Expectations

~Remember that the final should be ten sentences long. 

~The final should be typed, double-spaced, in 12 point. Use Times, Palatino, or Garamond.
(-2% for not double-spacing, not using 12 point and for not using one of the above fonts.)

~Due to Turnitin by 11:59pm on Sunday, 3/23.

~Print copy due at the beginning of class on Monday, 3/24.
Have your draft and two conference forms to turn in as well.

-1% for each D17 and comma error

See “Short Answer Rubric” for grading scale.

 

****Assigned 3/20****

Congratulations on finishing the HSPE! You rock!

Tinker with your Mango essay some tonight if you get a chance. Tomorrow will be your last day to get a chance to talk to me about it before it's due.

The final draft is due to Turnitin.com Sunday night by11:59pm.

You also need to have a printed copy by the time your class begins on Monday. 

Note: we'll start reading The Catcher in the Rye next Monday or Tuesday. It's a great book to have your own copy of. That way you'll be able to take notes directly in the book--and there'll be lots to take notes on. Plus it's just a great book to own.

The isbns for the edition we use are: 

10 ISBN: 0-316-769487

13 ISBN: 978-0-316-76948-8

****Assigned 3/19****

Congratulations on finishing the second day of the HSPE! You're two thirds of the way finished!

You'll be taking the reading assessment tomorrow, so review a bit tonight (see link at 3/17 below) and get some good rest.

Remember that your mini essay on Mango Street is due Sunday night at 11:59pm.

 

****Assigned 3/18****

Congratulations on finishing the first day of the HSPE.

You'll be writing a persuasive essay tomorrow, so review a bit tonight and get some good rest. 

Remember that your mini essay on Mango Street will be due Sunday night at 11:59pm.

****Assigned 3/17****

Take a little time to prepare for the HSPE. You'll be writing either a persuasive or expository essay tomorrow. 

 

Here are the HSPE links that I shared in class today. Homework follows below. 

 

http://www.k12.wa.us/Reading/Assessment/pubdocs/2012HSSE.pdf#1


http://www.k12.wa.us/Writing/Assessment/AnnotationsHighSchool.aspx

 

****Assigned 3/14****

Type up a complete, ten sentence second draft of you Mango Street essay.

Submit it to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm on Sunday and bring a print copy to class on Monday. 

 

****Assigned 3/13****

We wrote drafts of the Mango Street essay today. Be sure to check in with me about it if you were gone today. 

Nothing due on Friday. Take some time to relax tonight.

 

 

****Assigned 3/12****

Outline of a Thematic Conflict: Three Chapters

Pick three chapters from throughout the The House on Mango Street
that when considered together help to develop
a thematic conflict that you are interested in
exploring in a brief essay.
(Think about the way the thematic conflict is introduced,
is developed and is brought to closure.)

Make a list:

1. Title, page numbers, summary of the event (1 sentence).
2. Title, page numbers, summary of the event (1 sentence).
3. Title, page numbers, summary of the event (1 sentence).

Submit to Turnit.com by 11:59 pm Wed.
Have a physical copy at the beginning of class Thurs.

 

 

 

****Assigned 3/11****

Initial Response to The House on Mango Street

1. For you, which of the thematic conflicts developed by The House on Mango Street is the most important? How does the novel develop the conflict? (2 sentences)

2. What moral(s)/lessons are suggested about the conflict by the novel and how does it do this? (2 sentences)

3. In what ways is this conflict the most important for you? (1 sentence)

Please number each answer as they are numbered above.
Submit your response to Turnitin.com by 11:59pm Tuesday.
Have access to your answers for Wednesday's class.

 

 

****Assigned 3/10****

Today we set participation goals for the week.

We also finished The House of Mango Street. If you missed class today, please stay caught up and take thematic conflict notes on each chapter.

****Assigned 3/7****

Today, during second, fourth and fifth periods we read through page 105 in The House on Mango Street.

During sixth period we read through page 102.

If you were gone, please stay caught up and take thematic conflict notes on each chapter.

We also took a few notes on participles as well. 

 

****Assigned 3/6****

Today we read through page 98 in The House on Mango Street. If you were gone, please stay caught up and take thematic conflict notes on each chapter.

We also discussed participles and the new participation rubric. Be sure to get one if you we're gone during your block day.

****Assigned 3/4****

Today we read through page 91 in The House on Mango Street. If you were gone, please stay caught up and take thematic conflict notes on each chapter.

There was also a handout regarding a comma rule. Be sure to get one if you we're gone today. 

****Assigned 3/3****

Today we read through page 85 in The House on Mango Street. If you were gone, please stay caught up and take thematic conflict notes on each chapter.

I also passed back Friday's grammar quiz and we corrected it. (I re-collected it, and will hang on to it until everyone has taken it. Then I will return it for you to keep.)

 

****Assigned 2/27****

Relax.

****Assigned 2/26****

The following assignment is due at 11:59pm on Thursday.

1. Read the brief excerpt taken from “Elenita, Cards, Palm, Water” and answer the following questions:

Which conflict does this excerpt develop and what does it help us to understand about the resolution of the conflict? How does the writing do this? Include at least one quotation for support.

2. Write your answer as a four-sentence paragraph, using the following format:

     ~Sentence 1: The claim.
     ~Sentences 2-3: Provide evidence to support the claim and commentary explaining how it does this.
     ~Sentence 4: Closure explaining why this is important, what all this reveals to the reader.

3. Use at least three of four Grammatical Sentence structures.

4. Write a draft of your response on the handout.

5. Type and submit your final answer to Turnitin.com by 11:59PM Thursday. Remember to format it by numbering each sentence.

ALSO: Grammar quiz on Friday. 

 

 

****Assigned 2/25****

Nothing due tomorrow. 

Feel free to read ahead in Mango Street.Just don't give anything away to your classmates.

ALSO: Sentence structure quiz on Friday (not Thursday); you could study a bit for that.

 

****Assigned 2/24****

~Grammar quiz on the four sentence structures on Thursday.

~Type up the two five-sentence paragraphs that you wrote in class today. (The in-class instructions are below.)

~Submit them to Turnitin.com by 11:59 pm tonight, in this format:

A)

1. 

2. 

3. 

4. 

5. 

B)

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

IN-CLASS INSTRUCTIONS FOR MONDAY, 2/24

A) Write a free write in which you describe an event or a setting from your vacation (can be totally fictitious).

B) Using your free write as a first draft, revise it into write a four-sentence paragraph following the pattern:

Simple (intro-ish, claim-ish sorta sentence)
Compound
Complex
Compound-complex
Simple (closure)

C) Now, rewrite a new draft, use three of the structures once and one of the structures twice,
but this time you get to decide which order to use.

Complex
Simple
Compound-complex
Complex
Compound

 

****Assigned 2/14****

No homework over break; take some time to read something that feeds your soul.

Grammar quiz probably Wednesday after we return from vacation.

****Assigned 2/13****

Relax.

If you were gone to day and/or are following along from an exotic vacation destination, we have now read through page 42 in Mango Street.

 

****Assigned 2/12****

Relax. 

If you were gone to day and/or are following along from an exotic vacation destination, we have now read through page 34 in Mango Street

****Assigned 2/11****

Relax. 

If you were gone yesterday, use tonight to read pages 1-25 in Mango Street.

 

****Assigned 2/10****

We read the first 25 pages of The House on Mango Street in class today and talked about thematic conflicts.

We also talked about simple and compound sentences.

No homework for tomorrow.  

****Assigned 2/7****

 

The Secret of Kells Mini-Essay Final Requirements

Through a discussion of related character, symbol and theme conflicts, write a ten sentence pargraph that explains how The Secret of Kells teaches a moral.

~The final should be typed, double-spaced, in 12 point. Use Times, Palatino, or Garamond.

~Due to Turnitin by 11:59pm on Sunday, 2/09.

~Print copy due at the beginning of class on Monday, 2/10.
Have your draft and two conference forms to turn in as well.

-1% for each D17 and comma error (just for the comma rules you learned last semester)

See “Short Answer Rubric” for grading scale.

 

****Assigned 2/4****

Unless you are in sixth period, if you did not finish your in-class essay on The Secret of Kells please finish for your next class period (Wed. or Thurs.). Sixth period, I have all your essays and we'll be working with them in class. 

****Assigned 2/3****

Take about fifteen minutes to the following:

~Read through the sample mini-essay on the back of the handout you received in class today.

~Think about what you want your claim to be for tomorrow's in-class mini-essay.

****Assigned 1/31****

Relax.

****Assigned 1/30****

Finished The Secret of Kells today. We'll write a mini-essay about it tomorrow. 

****Assigned 1/27****

We're watching the movie The Secret of Kells in class. It's a availble on Netflix. We saw the first 15 minutes today if you want to follow along at home.

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