Category Archives: English 12

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 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:

Thursday September 12th, 2019

Good Morning,

Yesterday we did No Red Ink, did a Peer Edit Review of our persuasive paragraphs on “Identities”, and worked on a graphic organizer applying the story elements to the short story “Long Long After School”.

Your good copies will be due on Monday September 16th, 2019

*Please print off your paragraph and submit on paper (sorry I find it is easier on my old eyes to mark on paper).

*I would also like you to post this on your Edublog.  Please Tag the post with

NelsonIdentities2019FallA

NelsonIdentities2019FallC

*Did we have time yesterday to finish our  graphic organizer on “Long Long After School.”

*Ms. Trethway and Wes:  Venn Diagram

-We will go over the Venn Diagram for Wes and Ms. Trethway.

-“A Teachers’ Rewards” –read aloud.

 

Wednesday September 11th, 2019

Good Morning!

Yesterday, we looked at writing rough drafts from the template that you completed.  We also looked at using transitional expressions and style within your writing.  In addition, we continued to look at the short story “Long Long After School.  You had time to complete your group activity on the short story elements of “Long Long After School”.

*No Red Ink: You will start to set up your account by personalizing your interests.

*We will come back to our persuasive paragraphs on “Identities” .  Your rough draft should be mostly complete.

*Adding Quotes to your paragraph:

*Did we have time yesterday to finish our  graphic organizer on “Long Long After School.”

Tuesday September 10th, 2019

Good Morning,

Yesterday, we worked on the paragraph template for the short story “Identities”.  We then moved on to the short story “Long Long After School”.

The template that should be complete:

Some resources I want you to think of as you transform your paragraph template into a rough draft:

You will have time to write your rough draft of your paragraph on “Identities”.

Complete the document below as a group on office 365:

How are Wes and Ms. Trethway alike?  Venn Diagram:  Synthesis

 

Monday September 9th, 2019

Good Morning,

On Friday, we looked at the “yes/no chart” for Identities and looked at persuasive writing techniques as seen through commercials.

We didn’t have a chance to look at the paragraph template…I would like to take a look at this template.

You will have time to work on this outline…

This is a paragraph that we will be submitted for marks

*Find Examples of ‘Irony’

Complete the document below as a group on office 365:

Friday September 6th, 2019

Good Morning,

Yesterday we looked the the prose fiction terms, reading through different lenses, and the short story “Identities”.  We ended the day with the “Yes/No chart” and you were to complete the first four squares.

-you were to complete the “Yes/No Chart”

What is your decision:  Four Corners

“Identities”

Identities Yes No Chart

*Group Activity:  Each Group will identify a different lens.  Each group will have a different lens.  Your task is to identify how the story could be interpreted based on the lens your group is responsible for…

Persuasive Writing

What techniques are used in these?