*Head’s Up: Quiz tomorrow on Wednesday February 20th….on
short story terms, what is style and on rhetorical devices (argument section).
*On Thursday, you had time to work on your synthesis essay outline and it was to be complete for today.
*Reminder: your synthesis essay draft should be complete by Wednesday February 20th.
-We are starting a new short story today
We will continue to read our novel “If I Should Wake Before I Die”. We are now on Chapter 11.
*No Red Ink: Identifying Fragments and Sentences
“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
― Mahatma Gandhi
Anxiety or Aggression? When Anxiety in Children Looks Like Anger, Tantrums, or Meltdowns
-We will go over the question booklet for “Long Long After School”.
-Short Story Summary for “Long Long After School”.
-We will start to read “The Monkey’s Paw”….
The Monkey’s Paw
Today we are going to start our with “No Red Ink”. Please log into your account and start the exercise “Identifying Sentences and Fragments”.
Today we will be continuing to work on our synthesis essay on the two short stories: “A Teacher’s Rewards” and “Long Long After School”. You have today’s class to work on this…
We will continue to read our novel “If I Should Wake Before I Die”. We are now on chapter 10
I want to share a link to you…connected to our discussions on what is means to be human….
It Seems to Me: What young women may not know
-We are continuing with our work on the short story “Long Long After School”. Yesterday we read the short story….and started to work on Questions pertaining to this story.
Long Long After School
Long Long After School content and literary questions
Short Story Summary Sheet
Yesterday, we looked at rhetorical devices and strategies and then looked at the techniques used in Martin Luther King Jr. speech “I Have a Dream”.
*We are going to come back to our synthesis essay that we started on Thursday:
*We will continue to read our novel “If I Should Die Before I Wake”. We are now on chapter 9.
Good copies should be ready to hand in today and they should be printed out on paper. In addition, please post to your blog using the TAG:
On Thursday, we started on our synthesis essay of “Long Long After School” and “A Teacher’s Rewards” and on Friday we worked on “Friday Writes”. The essay topics for the synthesis are below:
Childhood events can shape who we become as adults. How are Wes and Raybe influenced and shaped by their childhood experiences?
Both Wes and Raybe are victims of discrimination. Explain what message the authors are saying about the harmful effects of society’s discrimination of individuals.
Being a teacher means there is responsibility, care and trust of one’s students. A teacher is a role-model and can influence students. Discuss Ms. Trethway and Ms. Scofield and their influence on their students.
a) choose a topic
b) Narrow your topic
c) Create a Venn Diagram
d) Create a Thesis Statement
Rhetorical Devices and Strategies:
*Short Story Quiz: I hope you all studied!
*We will continue to read our novel “If I Should Die Before I Wake”. We are now on chapter 7.
“Identities” paragraph…where are we at? Good copies should be ready to hand in on Monday in class. Please print off a copy so you are prepared. Please also post to your blog using the TAG:
Friday Writes: we will spend time each Friday writing. This writing will mostly be focused on ‘compositions’. This is an opportunity for you to be creative, reflective and critical with your own writing.
*The biggest misunderstanding
*The difficult decision
Yesterday, we read the short story “A Teacher’s Rewards”.
-Choose a Topic
-Create a Venn Diagram to see the similarities and differences
-Write your Thesis Statement
Yesterday, we read a chapter from our novel “If I should die before I wake”, worked on “No Red Ink”, and worked on our paragraph for ‘Identities”.
*Reminder: Quiz on short story terms on Friday February 8th, 2019
*”Identities” paragraph…where are we at?