What is Poetry?

  • No Red Ink: finish adj & adv: new unit, choosing the correct conjunction
  • Go over Identifying Figurative language
  • “Dreams” by Langston Hughes and “My Sealed Aquarium” answer questions for homework

Short Story Final

  • short story final
  • silent read when done
  • Due today- Flip book for “The Veldt”
  • Due Tuesday-Character Sketch paragraph

Grammar quiz, Character Sketch Paragraph peer edit & The Veldt Flip Book

  • Adj & Adv quiz-only if you are finished practices! You have a week to complete it, but once you start it, you can’t quit.
  • Peer edit
  1. Is there any first person, “I, I am going to talk about, I learned, we read, I think” AVOID
  2. Proper noun mistakes, every first letter of a name or title should be capitalized.  Absolutely no lower care i or u.
  3. Do the sentences make sense?  Is there a subject and predicate? (noun + verb+ action)
  4. Is there a quote or two?  Is it inserted properly?  Where would you look to find out?
  5. Is it double spaced?  12 font?
  6. Is the title identified by italics, underline, or put in quotation marks?
  7. Please print off
  • time to work on Flip Book
  • Short Story final tomorrow

The Veldt Flip Book

  • silent reading
  • last work block for flip book, today is the day to check in if you are having problems-due Friday
  • There will be a grammar quiz on Thursday, make sure you are finished adj & adv
  • Short Story Unit final-Friday