Thursday, November 1

Agenda:

  • Review the Short Story Unit exam
  • Work on Grammar Package #2 (in the WG tab)
  • Videos must be posted by tomorrow’s class:
    • Step 13: Each group member should have the video on their blog properly posted and ready to show the class and everyone needs to write 4-6 sentences explaining their project and what they did to contribute.
    • make sure your video and mini-paragraph is uploaded to your blog:
      – Title: Stop Motion Video “Name of Story”
      – Category: English 9
      – Tag: stopstoryC2018

Blog Log #1 – A History of Happiness

link to the article

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Monday, October 29

Agenda:

  • HW check and discussion of the rest of the narrative essay, A South African Storm
  • New assignment – Blog post on A South African Storm – it is posted in the WG tab
    – due date: make sure it is posted on Wednesday, October 31 (tag is on the document)
    – you have tomorrow to work on it and the comma splice handout #1 from Chomp Chomp – due Wednesday as well
  • First two blog logs due today. Make sure it is posted as follows: (change accordingly for Blog #2, #3 and #4
    • title: Blog log #1: (name of article)
    • Category: English 12
    • tag: Bloglogone12

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)