Monday, February 25

Agenda:

  • your almost, ready to hand in, ready to be edited draft is due today
  • review documents under essay writing in the English 11 tab to make sure you have met all the requirements
  • use the peer edit sheet and have another set of eyes on your paper
  • the essay is due Wednesday, February 27 – today is the last day of class time to work on your paper

Wednesday, February 20

Agenda:

  • Blog log read for a few minutes
  • Look at the four pictures at the top of the page on the Short Story tab and discuss with a partner and answer the following:
    • what does each picture communicate?
    • what questions can you ask about the human condition that the pictures explores – “Why do people ____? How does society ___ ?
    • think about the themes and big ideas that emerged from Miss Brill and Identities in coming up with your questions. How do the pictures apply to the stories?
    • Post your questions here
    • All of the above is due for tomorrow
  • Start working on the Template Chart for Miss Brill and Identities – this a contrast/compare chart that will become the research material for your synthesis essay

Wednesday, February 20

Agenda:

  • Blog log – read for 10 mins or play Free Rice
  • to make sure the rest of the questions of the Literature Response are completed properly – start with this: Miss Ralston is the protagonist and the conflict is person vs. self – discuss with a partner, why? and take notes in the Literarture Response sheet in the appropriate section – DUE TOMORROW
  • the next two terms you should work on are Point of View and Figurative language (Symbolism) – use the Tool box notes and see if you can figure out what the symbolism in the story is: DUE TOMORROW
  • at the end of the LR for FEC is a section for you to find at least 6 words that are new to you and to find the definition of the words – work on this as well – DUE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25
  • If you are having issues uploading your video, we will work on it tomorrow. If you have time today, go see Mr. Barazzuol

Wednesday, February 20

Agenda:

  • The Snob – spelling and vocab quiz – postponed until tomorrow
  • Blog log reading for 6 – 10 mins
  • work on essay:
    • graphic organizer (will be handed in)
    • word document – an edited paper copy to be handed in with…
    • the good copy
  • Brief review of complex sentences with a partner – come up with examples of your own (Sentences Package #1)