Modern Fiction – August 22, 2017

-Bookmark our class website

*Click on this link: foleyd87.wordpress.com

*There is a star in the top right (if facing) corner of the web address bar – click it

*A new box will appear – click “done”

*Our site will now appear directly below your address bar

 


-Open your email

*In the bottom left area of your screen (if facing), there is a blue “O” with an envelope next to it

*It is your Outlook email, the main email teachers will use to reach you – check it often

*Click on this icon

*Follow onscreen instructions that appear next

*Email Mr. Foley right now using this address foleys@district87.org

*Put your full name in the subject line, then send


Reading survey

*1st Period – Take a brief reading survey by clicking HERE

*7th Period – Take a brief reading survey by clicking HERE

*Answer honestly

*View results in real time


-Why reading and libraries are important …

*Watch video by clicking HERE

*Learn more about Malala by clicking HERE (Optional)

+Read Malala’s book by clicking HERE (Optional)

*Learn more about Neil Gaiman by clicking HERE (Optional)

+Read Neil Gaiman’s books by clicking HERE (Optional)


-Browse Recommended Readings

*This website has a recommended readings page

*Each book is linked to Amazon.com

*Choose a few books to explore

+Look at the rating, the summary, and reviews

*Choose three that you would be interested in reading

*Visit the recommended readings page by clicking HERE

*Next, click this LINK and type in one title of a book you are interested in

+Note: visit the link three different times to type in each book — you can’t type all three at once

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Freshman English – August 21, 2017

  • Welcome!
    • Introduction to Mrs. Marcy
    • Introduction to Mr. Foley
    • Get to know each other activity at end of class

  • Rules
    • Cell phones
    • Tardies
    • Profanity
    • Bathroom passes
    • Laptop use
    • Be nice

  • Syllabus
    • Download the class syllabus HERE

Sign in on your computer – see us for username and password if you’re not sure


Bookmark our class website

  • Click on this link: foleyd87.wordpress.com
  • There is a star in the top right (if facing) corner of the web address bar – click it
  • A new box will appear – click “done”
  • Our site will now appear directly below your address bar

    Open your email

    • In the bottom left area of your screen (if facing), there is a blue “O” with an envelope next to it
    • It is your Outlook email, the main email teachers will use to reach you – check it often
    • Click on this icon
    • Follow onscreen instructions that appear next
    • Email Mr. Foley right now using this address foleys@district87.org
      • Put your full name in the subject line
    • Email Mrs. Marcy right now using this address marcyj@district87.org
      • Put your full name in the subject line

 


  • Today’s schedule

1st hour

7:30 – 8:08

2nd hour

8:12 – 8:50

3rd hour

8:54 – 9:32

4th hour

9:36 – 10:14

5th hour

10:18 – 11:44

A lunch- 10:14 – 10:44

B lunch- 10:44 – 11:14

C lunch- 11:14 – 11:44

6th hour

11:48 – 12:26

7th hour

12:30 – 1:00

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Modern Fiction – August 21, 2017

-Introduction

*Mr. Foley

*Modern Fiction


-Retrieve laptops

*Go to auditorium

*Wait in line

*Sit in first few rows after receiving laptop

*Be sure to get a student handbook

*Come back to class and plug in


-Sign in on your computer

*I have user names and passwords if you forgot


-Review syllabus

*Get hard copy

*Click HERE to download

*Questions?


-Create a “Modern Fiction” folder

*Click “start” menu in lower left of screen

*Click “computer” in middle of second column

*Click on “H:” drive in the middle of pop up screen (your last name and first initial will be in front of the “H:”

*Click on “New Folder”

*A highlighted blue box will appear; type in “Modern Fiction”

*Congratulations!  You will save any documents and pictures pertaining to class in this folder

 


-Bookmark our class website

*Click on this link: foleyd87.wordpress.com

*There is a star in the top right (if facing) corner of the web address bar – click it

*A new box will appear – click “done”

*Our site will now appear directly below your address bar

 


 

-Open your email

*In the bottom left area of your screen (if facing), there is a blue “O” with an envelope next to it

*It is your Outlook email, the main email teachers will use to reach you – check it often

*Click on this icon

*Follow onscreen instructions that appear next

*Email Mr. Foley right now using this address foleys@district87.org

*Put your full name in the subject line, then send


-Today’s Schedule

1st hour

7:30 – 8:08

2nd hour

8:12 – 8:50

3rd hour

8:54 – 9:32

4th hour

9:36 – 10:14

5th hour

10:18 – 11:44

A lunch- 10:14 – 10:44

B lunch- 10:44 – 11:14

C lunch- 11:14 – 11:44

6th hour

11:48 – 12:26

7th hour

12:30 – 1:00

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Freshman English – May 18, 2017

-Creative Short Story

*Use your pre-writing packet

*Write your creative short story

*Download creative short story requirements here: Creative Short Story Scoring Guide

*Due Friday, May 19

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Modern Fiction – May 18, 2017

ALL READING LOGS WILL BE DUE MAY 25TH

*1,000 pages read

*5 of 7 genres completed

+Need a reading log?  Click on Daily Reading Log


-Book Talks

*2nd period …
Monday = NaNa
Tuesday = Faith
Wednesday = Taylor
Thursday = Alyssa
Make-up = Hannah

*5th period …
Make-up = Daniel
Monday =  Cara
Tuesday =  Lauren

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Freshman English – May 17, 2017

-Creative Short Story

*Use your pre-writing packet

*Write your creative short story

*Download creative short story requirements here: Creative Short Story Scoring Guide

*Due Friday, May 19

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Modern Fiction – May 17, 2017

-ALL READING LOGS WILL BE DUE MAY 25TH

*1,000 pages read

*5 of 7 genres completed

+Need a reading log?  Click on Daily Reading Log


-Book Talks

*2nd period …
Monday = NaNa
Tuesday = Faith
Wednesday = Taylor
Thursday = Alyssa
Make-up = Hannah

*5th period …
Make-up = Daniel
Monday =  Cara
Tuesday =  Lauren

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