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Thursday September 19th, 2019

Good Afternoon!

*This is a BIG POST and some will continue over to next week…

*We will start with our Peer edit of “Sam the Athlete” paragraph

You should have your paragraphs ready to hand in on Monday September 23rd.  I want these printed out on paper, double spaced and using a 12 font.

*You should also post this paragraph to your Edublog.  please make sure to categorize your paragraph under English 10 and give the tag below…

*Tag:  NelsonSAFall2019

*Yesterday, we read the short story “House”…below

-we will work on a short story summary sheet for the short story “House”

-Non-Fiction Articles on housing

 

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Building Understanding” and connected our short story “House” to some non-fiction articles and photo depictions of how children throughout the world live.  You were to choose one of these options and complete a “Building Understanding”. You have approximately 15 minutes to work on either your short story summary and/or your Building Understanding….

*We will go over the short story summary.

-This Building understanding will also be posted to your Edublog:

*Tag:  BUHouseFall2019D

-share some of the questions that you connected to…

*Self-Assessment:  core competencies

-If time internet search:  How do people live in other parts of the world.  Choose one country and investigate.

Thursday September 19th, 2019

Good Morning:)

*Reminder that you Quiz will be on Tuesday September 24th, 2019.  It will be on the Prose Fiction Terms, What is Style, and rhetorical devices the “arguments section.

*We will start class with a peer edit review of your synthesis essay on “Long Long After School” and “A Teachers’ Rewards”.

-We are starting a new short story today

Most Dangerous Game Pre-Reading Activity below:

Most Dangerous Game Short Story below:

Wednesday September 18th, 2019

Hello!

*No Red Ink:  Building Compound and Complex Sentences 1-4

-Yesterday we went over the marking rubric for the paragraphs as well as quote integration. You also had time to work on your rough drafts of your paragraph.

Peer edit of “Sam the Athlete” paragraph

You should have your paragraphs ready to hand in on Monday September 23rd.  I want these printed out on paper, double spaced and using a 12 font.

*You should also post this paragraph to your Edublog.  please make sure to categorize your paragraph under English 10 and give the tag below…

*Tag:  NelsonSAFall2019

*We will start to read the short story “House”

-we will work on a short story summary sheet for the short story “House”

-Non-Fiction Articles on housing

after-watching-a-movie-or-listening-to-a-tedtalk-or-reading-a-piece-of-literature

building-understanding-for-after-reading-literature-or-watching-a-video

Building Understanding” and connected our short story “House” to some non-fiction articles and photo depictions of how children throughout the world live.  You were to choose one of these options and complete a “Building Understanding”. You have approximately 15 minutes to work on either your short story summary and/or your Building Understanding….

*We will go over the short story summary.

-This Building understanding will also be posted to your Edublog:

*Tag:  BUHouseFall2019D

-share some of the questions that you connected to…

*Self-Assessment:  core competencies

-If time internet search:  How do people live in other parts of the world.  Choose one country and investigate.

Wednesday September 17th, 2019

Good Morning,

*Head’s Up:  Quiz On Tuesday January 24th….on short story terms, what is style  and on rhetorical devices (argument section).

*No Red Ink:  Building Compound and Complex Senteces Part 1-4

*On Tuesday, you had time to work on your synthesis essay outline…

Essay Questions on “Long Long After School” and “A Teachers’ Rewards”

Compare and Contrast Essay Organizer Below

*Reminder:  your synthesis essay draft should be complete by Monday September 23rd.

Kahoots:)

-claims and arguments

-fallacies

-We are starting a new short story today

Most Dangerous Game Pre-Reading Activity below:

Most Dangerous Game Short Story below:

Tuesday September 17th, 2019

Hello!

Yesterday we worked on our rough drafts of our paragraphs “Sam the Athlete”.  Today we will work on making sure our drafts are in great shape and adding in quotes.

*We will start to read the short story “House”

-Assessment/rubric for your paragraph

-we will work on a short story summary sheet for the short story “House”

-Non-Fiction Articles on housing

after-watching-a-movie-or-listening-to-a-tedtalk-or-reading-a-piece-of-literature

building-understanding-for-after-reading-literature-or-watching-a-video

*Short Story Summary for “House”

Monday September 16th, 2019

Hello!

I hope you all had a great weekend! We will be starting with our Prose Fiction Terms Quiz.

*Prose Fiction Terms Quiz

-We will be continuing to work on our persuasive paragraphs on “Sam the Athlete”.  At this point your template and we should be starting on our drafts…After this, you will be divided into groups to complete the following peer edit review.

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-Read the Short Story “House” aloud as a class. 

-Complete a “Short Story Summary Sheet” for this short story

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Friday September 13th, 2019

Happy Friday!

*Reminder:  You will have a “prose fiction terms quiz” on Monday…please review the terms.

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.

Narrative Writing

Topics:

*The biggest misunderstanding

*The difficult decision

4.  Persuasive paragraphs:  We will be writing a paragraph in response to the above question.

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