Choices-Seeing both sides

  • Grammar: finish Parts of Speech, Quiz Tuesday
  • Go over Short Story Summary for “Choices”
  • So who is to blame?  Write a persuasive paragraph proving who is at fault for the accident, and Peggy’s life.  Use at least 1 quotation, strong topic sentence, hook, relevant supporting details, and proper conventions of English.

Setting: Friday Everything Changed

  • Grammar: no red ink: please finish for Thursday
  • Mark Quizzes
  • Homework check and go over: The Friday Everything Changed- #FRIDAYB or D.  If you did it on paper, please take a pic and post on your blog
  • Ms. Nelson will show you how to create a shared working document in office 365.  How does the setting impact the plot in “Friday”

Terminology Quiz & Fake Friday

  • Short story terminology quiz
  • work on No red Ink when complete (Parts of Speech continued)
  • Short story summary for “The Friday Everything Changed”
  • Comprehension questions and vocabulary due Tuesday

Terms Quiz, Theme

  • short story terminology quiz
  • Grammar: Parts of Speech continued
  • Short story summary: “The Hockey Sweater”
  • Finding theme:

This story is based on the author’s own experience, and most of us can connect with it because most of us have a similar childhood memory.   Think of a memory of your own and summarize the memories into a logical sequence (think short story summary), then draft a short recollection of this event. Is it humourous, sad, exciting?

Paper Bag Princess, Grammar, & theme

  • Grammar: No Red Ink: Parts of Speech Review II (make sure you understand common, concrete, abstract nouns)
  • HMWK check for short story summary for “The Paper Bag Princess”
  • Writing a thematic statement (tool box of terms ‘rules for writing thematic statements’)
  • Terminology Quiz tomorrow: studyhere these may just a portion of the terms, so rely on your tool box of terms to study.
  • 1 – Short Story Terms – Powerpoint Presentation-1bm9ma2