Mr. Beers

English 10 - Mr. Beers
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Claymation- Brittany Dowie & Leeanne Mattinson  

Posted: April 28, 2010

The unit test for is scheduled for Thursday, April 29th.  Students who missed the reading of the final chapter are responsible to read Chapter 12 before tomorrows quiz.  Good luck!
Students who missed today's quiz are required to make it up before the end of the week.
Students are to hand in their creative projects on May 13th.  Students are encouraged to use their imagination and creativity in order to create a work that even Atticus Finch would be proud of.  Good luck Project Suggestions:Diorama - Radley Residence, Miss Maudie's House, Maycomb Courtroom, etc......Claymation/LegomationMovie TrailerShort FilmPuppet ShowComic BookBoard GameBig BookAction FiguresMaycomb Tribune Newspaper

Posted: March 30, 2010

A read for an older audience, the novel includes 4 wonderful short stories that takes the reader in a variety of directions.  A story about human compasion, love, and the trials and tribulations of life.  

Posted: March 29, 2010

As of today students are to have read Chapters 1-3 & have their tasks (ie. Literary Luminary, Quote Tracker...etc) completed for the appropriate chapter.   Students missing time must maintain pace with the class in terms of reading.  Read one chapter for everyday missed.

Posted: March 29, 2010

Students are to have read up to Chapter 4 & have the questions finished by Wednesday of this week.   Note: If student misses due to illness or other reasons, be sure to read a chapter/day absent.

Posted: March 8, 2010

 Pirate Latitudes synopsisThe Caribbean, 1665. A remote colony of the English Crown, the island of Jamaica holds out against the vast supremacy of the Spanish empire. Port Royal, its capital, is a cutthroat town of taverns, grog shops, and bawdy houses. In this steamy climate there's a living to be...

Posted: March 8, 2010

The Odyssey Quiz Date: Wednesday, March 10th   Students will be tested on Homer's The Odyssey, that we have read in class.  Students should review/know the questions handed out in class.  The quiz will include matching questions, multiple choice, and short answer.   Chose Your Own Adventure Myth Date: Friday, March 12th Students must select one prompt from each of the 4 categories (Hero, Setting, Magical Object and Theme), and base their story on them.  The story must contain all the elements of  a short story.  Revised and edited copy is mandatory. The options for each category are as follows.......   Hero troll wizard seafarer (pirate) king or queen of an ancient world soldier priest or monk bandit or thief searcher or wanderer mermaid god or goddess Setting underwater a planet in outer space a mountainous island an underground cavern a crowded bazaar ancient temple ruins a jungle a peasant's cottage a castle a river or enchanted lake Magical Object a secret potion an amulet (a necklace/ring worn as a charm against evil) a secret scroll or document a magic ring a door with hieroglyphics a fountain a charm or magic saying a staff or walking stick a book of knowledge a sacred animal Theme Carpe Diem (seize the day) the truth will surface justice prevails search inside for wisdom life is a journey eternal friendships descent into the underworld love conquers all trust one's intuition overcoming great obstacles

Posted: March 8, 2010

Norse Mythology Test Date: Wednesday, March 10th Students are responsible for the following myths: Norse Creation (Sketch) Thor's Wonderful Journey Apples of Idun Making of Thor's Hammer Death of Balder God & Men Twilight of the Gods New Age  All stories can be found on the following link. (Google Search: The Baldwin Project) Student Created Myths Date: Friday, March 12th Students are responsible to submit a 2 page myth based on an event in nature.  These are due at the end of class on Friday.  Students will be given some time in class, however they are responsible to have the work finished regardless of the amount of class time spent on the assignment. Myths should be along the lines of the examples below: why the world is round why the sky is blue why do men have beards


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