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

Friday, October 12

Agenda:

  • marked discussion of The Shawshank Redemption:
    • one person starts with a question – in no particular order
    • that person picks another person who has their hand up – make sure you choose people from around the room – if no one has a hand up, random people will get chosen
    • each time you answer a question, comment or add to someone’s answer, you get a check mark
    • maximum of 10 checks per person