Friday, November 30, 2018

Project Friday (the next three)

Objective:  The students will collaborate on the project, assigning jobs, looking for sources, and scheduling library visits.

1.  Projects:  Here is how they will affect your grade at the semester (By the way... If you went to UCR already, you can't go again for extra credit this semester).

A= Grade up 3%
B= Grade up 1%
C= Grade stays where it is
D= Grade drops 5%
F= Grade drops 10%

A note will sent to your parents today to inform them of this assignment and its effect on your semester grade. 

Get at it!

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Bring the Rain!!

Objective:  The students will complete the next TTSTCANDI for a cool poem.

1.  Poetry MC Practice.  "To Autumn"

2.  TTSTCANDI Poem:  "The Weight of Sweetness"

Projects tomorrow.  Read the book.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Objective:  The students will discuss how to analyze the syntax of a piece of lit.

1.  Allusion NOtes :  Sinbad

2.  Syntax discussion and notes.

3.  Discuss yesterday's TTSTCANDI of "She Dwelt..."

4.  Complete Lit and Tone Terms.

Tomorrow we try our first poetry MC Practice.  And finish your book!

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

I am liking Frankenstein!

Objective:  The students will analyze a great poem by William Wordsworth

1.  Allusion Notes:  Prometheus

2.  Chapter discussions/presentations

3.  "She Dwelt" TTSTCANDI and close reading.

Are you finishing the novel reading??

Monday, November 26, 2018

Welcome Back! Hope You Rested and Read!

Objective:  The students will outline two chapters from Perrine's.

1.  Allusion Notes:  Sarah and Hagar

2.  Perrin'e Poetry Chapter 4 and 5 Outline.  Both due tomorrow.

3.  How is your reading going?

The Handmaid’s Tale or Frankenstein Reading Calendar:
Handmaid’s Sections I-VI:  15 journal entries                                        Due: 11/19             Frankenstein Letters to Chapter 3
Handmaid’s Sections VII-XI:  15 journal entries                                    Due: 11/26             Frankenstein Chapters 4- 17
Handmaid’s Sections XII-Historical Notes:  15 entries                           Due: 12/3               Frankenstein Chapters 17-end

Friday, November 16, 2018

Enjoy Your Break

Objective:  The students will begin reading their books.

Here is an intro to Handmaid's Chapter 1

If you are reading Frankenstein....  Well so am I and I haven't made a chapter 1 intro yet....

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Good MOrning!

Objective:  The students will complete a simple yet complex poem by Gwen Brooks.

1.  Sample Annotated Bibliography page for research project.  If you were out yesterday due to giving blood please get the project packet for the book that you choose.  Join a group.

2.  New poem:  "kitchenette building"

3.  Poetry Packet 1 due tomorrow.  70 points.

If I don't see you tomorrow... I am THANKFUL for you all!  You are all a great group of kids.  Have a great holiday.  Give hugs to your family... eat... drink (non-alcohol) ... and READ!