Posted: October 23, 2013
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1. Short Story intro (draft) is due tomorrow. We will be pairing up and doing some peer feedback sessions.2. Short Story summative quiz next Tuesday (Oct. 29). Use the formative one we did today as a good guide as to what you need to study.3. Last Lit. Circle meeting is this Friday. That means you must have completed all 4 jobs by then. If not, you know what you need to do!
Posted: October 21, 2013
Today you were assigned a short story project. Your draft introduction is due on Thursday Oct. 24th. Be sure to establish setting, protagonist, and introduce the problem. We will be peer conferencing so be sure you have your intro ready to share!
Posted: September 30, 2013
Hey folks, We've got a busy week and a half ahead! Here's what you need to be working on:1. Poem analysis due tomorrow for Sir Thomas Wyatt's sonnet. (formative)2. Tomorrow you will get another poem to FRIDTM. This is a summative assessment and is due Thrusday. 3. Sonnet writing assignment due Oct. 9 (write a sonnet and use FRIDTM to analyze it)4. Lit. Circle due Friday
Posted: September 24, 2013
Quiz tomorrow on Elizabethan poetry notes, literary devices, and sonnets. Study, study, study!
Posted: September 19, 2013
Don't forget, you meet with your literature circle groups tomorrow. Have your reading complete and your job complete and ready to share.
Posted: September 6, 2013
Please go to the following link and do the Multiple Intelligences test. This will be our Text of the Week! Make sure to have a printed copy with you for Monday's class. http://www.bgfl.org/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks3/ict/multiple_int/
Posted: September 5, 2013
Make sure to read the Critical Thinking article for homework tonight. Mark the text and show me your thinking in the margins, by underlining or highlighting words etc... See you tomorrow!
Posted: September 3, 2013
Hey folks,This year I'm teaching:English 11-2 - period 1 and 3Post Intensive French 10 - Period 2 and 5 Looking forward to seeing all of you!
Posted: September 21, 2012
Hi, Homework for the weekend: read lines 296 - 443 and write a paraphrase on your index card. To be handed in on Monday. Also, start brainstorming ideas for your Beowulf assignment.
Posted: September 17, 2012
Finish reading lines 59-175 of Beowulf. Show evidence of a close reading by marking up the text. Rememer to identify kennings, foreshadowing and aphorisms. See you tomorrow!