Daily Archives: September 18, 2019

Wednesday September 18th, 2019


*No Red Ink:  Building Compound and Complex Sentences 1-4

-Yesterday we went over the marking rubric for the paragraphs as well as quote integration. You also had time to work on your rough drafts of your paragraph.

Peer edit of “Sam the Athlete” paragraph

You should have your paragraphs ready to hand in on Monday September 23rd.  I want these printed out on paper, double spaced and using a 12 font.

*You should also post this paragraph to your Edublog.  please make sure to categorize your paragraph under English 10 and give the tag below…

*Tag:  NelsonSAFall2019

*We will start to read the short story “House”

-we will work on a short story summary sheet for the short story “House”

-Non-Fiction Articles on housing



Building Understanding” and connected our short story “House” to some non-fiction articles and photo depictions of how children throughout the world live.  You were to choose one of these options and complete a “Building Understanding”. You have approximately 15 minutes to work on either your short story summary and/or your Building Understanding….

*We will go over the short story summary.

-This Building understanding will also be posted to your Edublog:

*Tag:  BUHouseFall2019D

-share some of the questions that you connected to…

*Self-Assessment:  core competencies

-If time internet search:  How do people live in other parts of the world.  Choose one country and investigate.

Wednesday September 17th, 2019

Good Morning,

*Head’s Up:  Quiz On Tuesday January 24th….on short story terms, what is style  and on rhetorical devices (argument section).

*No Red Ink:  Building Compound and Complex Senteces Part 1-4

*On Tuesday, you had time to work on your synthesis essay outline…

Essay Questions on “Long Long After School” and “A Teachers’ Rewards”

Compare and Contrast Essay Organizer Below

*Reminder:  your synthesis essay draft should be complete by Monday September 23rd.


-claims and arguments


-We are starting a new short story today

Most Dangerous Game Pre-Reading Activity below:

Most Dangerous Game Short Story below: