Thursday, October 25

Agenda:

  • Mr. Barazzuol will come today to discuss the project: Shong – stop motion instructions-r5xrco
  • Time-line:
    • Thursday, October 25 – intro to the project and the demo
    • Friday, October 26 – work on your story board – show teacher by the end of the class- Homework: collect figures, materials for the setting
    • Monday and Tuesday – October 29, 30 – Start filming
    • Wednesday – Oct 31 – work on video if needed – new unit
    • Thursday –  November 1 – New unit
      –  make sure your video and mini-paragragh is uploaded to your blog:
      – Title: Stop Motion Video “Name of Story”
      – Tag: stopstoryC2018
    • Friday November 2 – watch the videos

Wednesday, October 24

Agenda:

  • review types of sentences (simple, compound, complex and compound-complex) AND the various conjunctions – visit the WG tab for the Resouces
  • work on the sheet of writing errors handed out yesterday – due Thursday
  • Start working on the CS and Fused Packages
  • Introduction to the Narrative Writing Unit:
    • what is narrative writing?

Wednesday, October 24

Agenda:

  • Re-tests – begin with:
    • FEC
    • Sea Devil
    • Grammar – Parts of Speech
    • While the tests are occurring – get your silent reading book – no talking
  • Once the re-tests are over, we will discuss your COL project – Media Literacy Project – Stop Motion Video on a short story
  • Start work on Grammar Package #2 in the WG tab

Tuesday, October 23

Agenda:

  • discuss test/s (grammar, SS unit exam)
  • concepts in grammar to review: (all assignments are in the writing and grammar tab)
    • comma splice and fused run ons
    • unclear pronoun reference
  • work on your non-fiction reading assignment for your blog log.  See the instructions if you have forgotten – in the English 12 red tab – scroll to the bottom of the links. The cut-off for the first two entries is October 29
  • If you are finished your Blog logs, start the Comma Splice #1 (Chomp Chomp)

Wednesday, October 17

Agenda:

  • Hand in your essay to the folder – see yesterday or the board for stapling instructions
  • work on the questions for GYV – they are due tomorrow for discussion
  • PLAN AHEAD FOR NEXT WEEK – PUT FRIDAY TO GOOD USE!!!
  • Review for final Short Story unit exam Final Unit Exam review-1jmc9vb
  • Short Story Unit exam on Tuesday, October 23
  • Wednesday, October 24:
    1. Parts of Speech re-take test
    2. Re-writes for the vocab quizzes (one test)

Tuesday, October 16

Agenda:

  • Review the MJ spelling vocab quiz and the Parts of Speech quiz
  • Read the last story – Gentlemen, Your Verdict – in the SS tab
  • Your essay is due tomorrow. Make sure you read all the documents connected to the essay: the Synthesis instructions, the rubric, the peer-editing sheet, the contrast/compare chart
  • Paper copies only! Staple in this order:
    1. good copy
    2. edited first draft
    3. peer editing sheet

Monday, October 15

Agenda:

  • HW check and review of the similarities and differences between Hof-theN and Shawshank
  • new story – open the following documents from the SS tab:
    • On the Rainy River Questions and story
  • Quiz on Parallelism is on Wednesday, October 17
  • Questions for Rainy River due Thursday, October 18
  • Review for Unit Exam Thursday, October 18
  • Unit Exam – Monday, October 22

Monday, Oct 15

Agenda:

  • have your PAPER copies of the essay draft and the peer editing sheet out on the desk
  • share your essay with someone in the room
  • continue to work on the essay:
  • you must hand in by the end of Wednesday:
    • one paper draft with signs of editing n the paper copy (today’s or another one)
    • a paper good copy with the corrections completed
    • staple both together
    • make sure you look at the peer-editing sheet yourself and your work before you print your good copy