Daily Archives: October 9, 2015

English 10: Friday October 9th, 2015

Good Morning!

-Yesterday we worked on our essay outlines/drafts for “The Metaphor”. Your drafts should be complete for today so that we can peer edit.

-We are starting a new story today “The Tell Tale Heart”

*write down the elements that make a story spooky or scary (brainstorm)

*we will read the story aloud

*post writing (write your thoughts of the story/discuss)

*we watched (youtube) a version of the short story

-Peer Edit:  we matched up with partners to complete a peer edit.  In the writing folder there is a “peer edit review” that you can use as a guideline to help you look for items in your partners essay.

Reminders:  Essay is due on Tuesday October 13th, 2015

*Test is on Wednesday October 14th, 2015

Stories on the test:  Sam the Athlete, The Chaser, House, Forgiveness in Families, The Metaphor and The Tell Tale Heart.

*Also know the prose fiction terms, short story summaries and how to apply the terms to the stories.

*Format of Test:

Short Answers (terms)

Multiple choice (terms)

Character identification

Point of view (Name the story and point of view it is told in)

Quotes:  Name the quote and significance of the quote to the story

Sight story (a story you have not read before along with multiple choice and a paragraph.

Good luck and enjoy your long weekend!