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Posted: November 27, 2015

All Grade 9 students will be writing a Poetry Unit Test on Monday, November 30th. Students need to study their notes and be prepared to compose several types of poems.

Posted: September 30, 2014

Wednesday, October 1st--Test   Short Story ElementsThursday, October 2nd--  Research "Steve Jobs." Who was he and what was he famous for?

Posted: March 10, 2014

Grade 9 English--Outsiders Unit Test   Tuesday, March 11th--Vocabulary, True/False/ Matching, Fill in the Blanks and Short Answer   Grade 9 English--Outsiders Essay Test   Wednesday, March 12th   Grade 9 English---Outsiders Unit Assignment Due (Final Day)   
Grade 9 English Test--Monday, December 2nd. Students are to review their notes on the "Elements of a Short Story "in order to prepare for the test. Also, a review of the reading strategies would help prepare the students as well.
Students are to write an opening paragraph or two introducing a short story. The focus is to be on setting and must include the 5 traits of setting: Geographical Location               Time (day, month, year, etc)               Weather Conditions                Social Conditions               Mood or Atmosphere   Students are to use a graphic orgaizer for their planning. Assignment is due Friday, November 15th at the beginning of class.

Posted: October 1, 2013

Grade 9 Writing Assignment--Think back over the last 4 or 5 years. What event (good, bad, happy, or sad) was the most memorable to you? Describe this particular event using as much interesting detail as possible. Help me to be able to clearly picture the event as it is being described. Take me on a journey to your memorable moment.  Writing assignment due on Monday, October 7th. Please remember the "SIX TRAITS OF WRITING." 

Posted: September 30, 2013

Test tomorrow, October 1st---Problem Words, Sentences and Fragments, Types of Sentences