Category Archives: English 10

Tuesday October 19th, 2021

Good Afternoon!

-Figurative Language Worksheets: Practice identifying poetic terms

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Where will your path lead you: Carpe Diem

You will be creating a Chart on Office 365….and in groups (of three hopefully!) you will be analyzing the following poems.  What will your path be?  my hope is that you not only analyze these poems, but also discuss their meaning…you will need the analyzing poetry sheet.

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“The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost

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“If” by Rudyard Kipling

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“Oh Captain My Captain” by Walt Whitman

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“I Too Sing America” by Langston Hughes

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“Art Reflecting Life” by Thomas King

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Monday October 18th, 2021

Good Afternoon!

*You will have time to finish the paragraph on your short story test…

*Poetry:  Start of Unit

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*Please study the poetry terms….you will have a quiz on the poetry terms…

-Figurative Language Worksheets: Practice identifying poetic terms

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Thursday October 14th, 2021

Good Afternoon,

*Reminder:  Short Story Test:  Friday October 15th, 2021

*Reminder:  Short Story Synthesis Essay Due Monday October 18th, 2021

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*Analyzing Poetry:  Choose an appropriate song –one that you connect with.  You will analyze your song following the steps in the “Analyzing Poetry” resource.

a)  Find the lyrics to your song –copy/paste to a word doc

b)  analyze your song with the steps in analyzing poetry…

*If time, we can work on our essays…

Wednesday October 13th, 2021

Good Afternoon,

*Reminder:  Short Story Test:  Friday October 15th, 2021

*Reminder:  Short Story Synthesis Essay Due Monday October 18th, 2021

*No Red Ink:  Modifiers/Colons and Semicolons

*Essays:  Homework Check

*We will be starting our Poetry Unit…

https://create.kahoot.it/v2/details/75de9128-f3d6-4c34-b366-6ac9f800f739

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*Analyzing Poetry:  Choose an appropriate song –one that you connect with.  You will analyze your song following the steps in the “Analyzing Poetry” resource.

a)  Find the lyrics to your song –copy/paste to a word doc

b)  analyze your song with the steps in analyzing poetry…

Tuesday October 12th, 2021

Good Afternoon!

I hope you all had a good long weekend!

*Short Story Test: Friday October 15th, 2021

*Kahoot

*Essays:  Where are we at?

*We will be starting our Poetry Unit…

https://create.kahoot.it/v2/details/75de9128-f3d6-4c34-b366-6ac9f800f739

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*Analyzing Poetry:  Choose an appropriate song –one that you connect with.  You will analyze your song following the steps in the “Analyzing Poetry” resource.

a)  Find the lyrics to your song –copy/paste to a word doc

b)  analyze your song with the steps in analyzing poetry…

Friday October 7th, 2021

Good Afternoon,

*Reminder:  short story test next week (in case you want to start reviewing).

*Short Video on synthesis essays

*Synthesis Essays: We have been working on our essays –and yesterday I asked you to complete Body #1 and #2 of your outlines.  Today, we will complete Body #3 and our conclusions.

*Share: your ideas and where you are at….

Tuesday October 5th, 2021

Good Afternoon!

*Head’s Up:  short story test next week

*Synthesis Essays:  Please refer to the white board.  You will complete a venn diagram choosing two short stories from the ones we have read in class.  You will then choose a theme of your choice that you believe the two stories have in common. From you Venn Diagram, try to find three areas that the two stories have in common with the theme of your choice.

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Monday October 4th, 2021

Good Afternoon!

*We will go over the venn diagram on “The Metaphor”

*Head’s Up:  coming up next week….Short Story Test

-Sam the Athlete, House, Forgiveness in Families, Harrison Bergeron, The Tell Tale Heart, The Metaphor, Rules of the Game

(short story summary sheets, short story terms, application of the terms on the short stories.)   You can find terms quizzes…on kahoot or quizlet..

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Friday October 1st, 2021

Good Afternoon,

*Today, classes are only an hour long for the Terry Fox Run.

*Friday Writes:

  1.  It takes courage to stand alone
  2. Sometimes the best gifts are the ones we weren’t expecting

*The Metaphor: Did you finish reading it?

We will do a venn diagram comparing Charlotte’s mom to Ms. Hancock.

-share ideas generated from our Venn Diagram