Monday, March 11

Agenda:

  • Short Story Unit Exam:
    • 60 multiple choice questions on the terminology and how it applies to the stories
    • some questions on the vocab from Mr. Know-All
    • one short composition on either There Will Come Soft Rains or Mr. Know-All
    • Be on time!!! with pencil, eraser and a pen

Friday, March 8

Agenda:

  • Summer Media Camp for those of you interested
  • Homework check for the rest of the Sea Devil questions
  • FOR Monday – Under the Heading –Connections with other media for Sea Devil, there is an essay by David Suzuki called Native People Liken Ruination of Nature to Church Destruction. Please read it and find evidence (quote) that demonstrates a thematic connection to The Sea Devil (our discussion on Friday) – briefly explain (a few sentences) the connection
  • Reminder that there is a vocab/spelling quiz on Monday as well.

Wednesday, February 6

Agenda:

  • finish the discussion of Mr. K
  • write a theme statement (using the rules) for Mr. K
  • Work on the Unit Exam Review – due tomorrow!
  • Read over the format of the exam – you will only be doing Part 1. – the multiple choice section and the mini-composition on a prompt that relates to either Soft Rains or Mr. K
  • Reminder – Blog logs – one is due tomorrow – make sure you follow directions: proper tag etc.

Tuesday, March 5

Agenda:

  • Core Competency Reflection for your video project
  • Grammar review of the concepts (see yesterday’s agenda) open the Grammar Package #2 in the Writing and Grammar tab
  • Read the new short story, The Sea Devil (in the SS tab)
  • Your FEC composition is due tomorrow:
    • print off a paper copy and PROOF READ it for:
      • spelling errors, word usage errors, proper quote integration, proper punctuation and capitaliztion, etc.
      • make your corrections for tomorrow

Monday, March 4

Agenda:

  • Homework check for the graphic organizer
  • Review of the 1, 2, 3 and 8 of the grammar concepts
    • 1. Adverbs, adjectives, pronouns (types), articles, common vs. proper nouns
    • 2. Subjects (simple and complete) and predicates (simple and complete)
    • 3. Prepositions and prepositional phrases
    • 8. Types of sentences (declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, imperative)
  • Work on Composition:
    • Paper copy due Wednesday, March 6