Freshman English – May 16, 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 16, 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

*You can find the requirements for the book talks here: Book Talk Guidelines

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Freshman English – May 15, 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 15, 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

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

*You can find the requirements for the book talks here: Book Talk Guidelines


-The Future Is Now (Revisited)

*In-class essay

*If absent, download the requirements: The Future Is Now: Revisited

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Freshman English – May 12, 2017

*Work on packet: Pre-writing Pack Short Story

*Discuss Plot and Dialogue
+Activity: Dialogue
+Complete “Setting” and “Theme” in your packet

*Short story will be due Friday, May 19


-Newsela Article Of the Week

*Click title to read: Chocolate milk is heading back to school, thanks to Trump and Congress

*Please choose the reading level for which you are most comfortable

*Take the quiz before Friday by clicking on the little light-bulb next to the article (4 pts. per quiz)

*4th Period use code: F8NEVN

*6th Period use code: QVZH3X

*7th Period use code: A2MVKR

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Modern Fiction – May 12, 2017

-Book Review Project: Due May 12

*Click to download: Let’s Review Project

*Sample review: The Night Strangers by Chris Bohjalian/Reviewed by Scott Foley


-ALL READING LOGS WILL BE DUE MAY 25TH


-Book Talks

*2nd period …
Monday = Amber
Tuesday = Kira
Wednesday = Sarah
Thursday = Sophia
Friday = Zhat’eya

*5th period …
Make-up = Zachary S.
Monday = Daniel (will go Thursday)
Tuesday = Diana
Wednesday = Jacob W.
Thursday = Kylie
Friday = Zachary W.

*You can find the requirements for the book talks here: Book Talk Guidelines

 


 

-Leave Your Mark

*In-class activity

*If absent, download the activity HERE

+Be sure to use a thick paper for the project, such as card stock


-Newsela Article Of the Week

* Click title to read: Chocolate milk is heading back to school, thanks to Trump and Congress

*Take the quiz before Friday by clicking on the little light-bulb next to the article (4 pts. per quiz)

*If you haven’t yet, sign up for Newsela by visiting this link: https://newsela.com/signup/#/teach-or-read

*2nd Period use code: EJYYWV

*5th Period use code: Y5EF96

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Freshman English – May 11, 2017

Creative Writing Unit

*Work on packet: Pre-writing Pack Short Story

*Discuss Setting and Theme
+PPT:  Settings
+Complete “Setting” and “Theme” in your packet

*Short story will be due Friday, May 19


-Newsela Article Of the Week

*Click title to read: Chocolate milk is heading back to school, thanks to Trump and Congress

*Please choose the reading level for which you are most comfortable

*Take the quiz before Friday by clicking on the little light-bulb next to the article (4 pts. per quiz)

*4th Period use code: F8NEVN

*6th Period use code: QVZH3X

*7th Period use code: A2MVKR

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