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Due:

BRING 3 POEMS

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TONE OUTLINE: MACBETH SOLILOQUY
  • due Thursday at end of class for periods 2 & 5
  • due Friday at end of class for periods 1, 3, & 4
  • template/directions as well as a sample are posted

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MACBETH TYPED DRAFTS
  • Submit typed drafts of essay to turnitin.com either Thursday night or Friday during class. You will be walking through a checklist as well as reading aloud your essay during class, so you won't have time to craft the actual essay; hence, have it completed before arriving to class.
  • If you won't be in class on Friday, see the attached powerpoint, which is what will be used to guide you through checking your essay.

Due:

MACBETH PACKET--ACTS 2-5
  • summaries for all scenes (keep them brief)
  • you do not need to answer the questions (woo hoo!)
  • you can skip quotes for the following scenes:
    • 2.4, 3.3, 3.5, 3.6
  • for Act 5, not all scenes need quotes; look for any quotes throughout that apply to Macbeth's character development, so you choose from which scenes you select quotes

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MACBETH PACKET 1.5--1.7
  • summaries, question response, and quotes notes page

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VOCABULARY UNIT 9 TEST & FLASHCARDS

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VOCABULARY UNIT 9 EXERCISES

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GRAMMAR: USAGE AND PUNCTUATION TEST RETAKE
  • optional
  • Usage powerpoint attached here
  • Punctuation powerpoints posted in Posts section of website
  • from textbook: Usage Ch. 9; Punctuation Ch.'s 12 & 14

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MACBETH PACKET 
  • Pages 29-32, Act 1, Scenes 1 & 2

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VOCABULARY UNIT 8 FLASHCARDS & TEST

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LOSS ESSAY
  • DUE: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6TH 
  • guidelines provided in class
  • samples shared in class
  • both guidelines and samples posted on Edlio, too

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VOCABULARY UNIT 7 FLASHCARDS &TEST

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TRACKING NOTES for The Catcher in the Rye, Chapters 21-26
  • by chapter, briefly keep track of who/what/where
    • you will use this as reference for group and class discussions

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VOCABULARY UNIT 7 EXERCISES

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TRACKING NOTES for The Catcher in the Rye, Chapters 8-20
  • by chapter, briefly keep track of who/what/where
    • you will use this as reference for group and class discussions

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TRACKING NOTES for The Catcher in the Rye, Chapters 1-7
  • by chapter, briefly keep track of who/what/where
    • you will use this as reference for group and class discussions

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1984 Reflection
 
  • See attached handout.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Quote Response
  • select ONE quote from Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • respond to that quote in paragraph format (1-2 paragraphs will suffice)
    • share your thoughts, comments, reactions, etc.
  • You can find 270 on this site: http://wisdomquotes.com/martin-luther-king-jr-quotes/
  • post responses on the Discussion Board of turnitin.com by Tuesday night, 1/22, 10pm

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Create an outline for the short story "Lamb to the Slaughter," addressing the prompt for the semester final: Write an essay in which you analyze how the author uses literary elements to reveal the theme.
 
Follow the outline guidelines provided in class. If you have misplaced your handout, a copy will be posted on this website.

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1984 ESSAY
  • hard copy due rather than submission to turnitin.com

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1984 Novel
  1. TRACKING NOTES
    • track scenes in which leadership tactics are used
  2. READING/DISCUSSION
    • Part One: Ch. I-IV     M 11/5
    • Part One: Ch. V-VIII  F 11/9
    • Part Two: Ch. I-V      W 11/14
    • Part Two: Ch. V-X     T 11/27
    • Part Three: Ch. I-VI  M 12/3

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1984 Novel
  1. TRACKING NOTES
    • track scenes in which leadership tactics are used
  2. READING/DISCUSSION
    • Part One: Ch. I-IV     M 11/5
    • Part One: Ch. V-VIII  F 11/9
    • Part Two: Ch. I-V      W 11/14
    • Part Two: Ch. V-X     T 11/27
    • Part Three: Ch. I-VI  M 12/3

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VOCABULARY UNIT 6
  • flashcards
  • test

Due:

1984 Novel
  1. TRACKING NOTES
    • track scenes in which leadership tactics are used
  2. READING/DISCUSSION
    • Part One: Ch. I-IV     M 11/5
    • Part One: Ch. V-VIII  F 11/9
    • Part Two: Ch. I-V      W 11/14
    • Part Two: Ch. V-X     T 11/27
    • Part Three: Ch. I-VI  M 12/3

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1984 Novel
  1. TRACKING NOTES
    • track scenes in which leadership tactics are used
  2. READING/DISCUSSION
    • Part One: Ch. I-IV     M 11/5
    • Part One: Ch. V-VIII  F 11/9
    • Part Two: Ch. I-V      W 11/14
    • Part Two: Ch. V-X     T 11/27
    • Part Three: Ch. I-VI  M 12/3

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VOCABULARY UNIT 6 EXERCISES

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FINAL COMMA TEST (50 points)
 
To prepare for test, I suggest the following worksheets in the Comma Packet:
  • pages 17-18   T 11/6
  • pages 20-21   W 11/7
  • page 22          W 11/7
  • page 23          Th 11/8
On all worksheets, make yourself identify the comma rule for comma placement. This will help you better absorb and understand the rules. 
 
On the final test, you will ONLY place commas; no rule identification will be required.

Due:

1984 Novel
  1. TRACKING NOTES
    • track scenes in which leadership tactics are used
  2. READING/DISCUSSION
    • Part One: Ch. I-IV     M 11/5
    • Part One: Ch. V-VIII  F 11/9
    • Part Two: Ch. I-V      W 11/14
    • Part Two: Ch. V-X     T 11/27
    • Part Three: Ch. I-VI  M 12/3

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VOCABULARY UNIT 4
  • Flashcards
  • Test

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Complete the practice worksheets for the comma unit we began in class:
  • pages 3-4
  • page 5
Remember, answer key packet is posted on this website in the Posts section.

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The final essay, worth 100 points, will be due on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. You will submit the final to turnitin.com by 10:00pm that evening. 
 
Follow guidelines set forth in the Writing Packet, for those are the requirements I will use as I evaluate your essays.

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VOCABULARY UNIT 4
  • Exercises

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By the end of class, you will be expected to submit a TYPED DRAFT of your essay.
 
I expect to see a(n)--
  • introductory paragraph
  • several body paragraphs
  • concluding paragraph
This, however, is not your final essay. You will continue to revise and improve your essay, and the final essay, worth 100 points, will be due on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. You will submit the final to turnitin.com by 10:00pm that evening. 
 

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VOCABULARY UNIT 3
  • flashcards
  • test

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VOCABULARY UNIT 3
  • Exercises 

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Vocabulary Unit 2
  • Exercises due Thursday, 9/20
  • Test and flashcards -- Thursday, 9/27

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Lord of the Flies
Ch. 10-12
Read the chapters
Take notes

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Vocabulary Unit 2
  • Exercises due Thursday, 9/20
  • Test and flashcards -- Thursday, 9/27

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Lord of the Flies
Ch. 5-9
Read the chapters
Take notes

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VOCABULARY UNIT 1
  • test (20 points)
  • flashcards due (5 points)

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Lord of the Flies
  • read assigned chapters
  • answer discussion questions
  • take notes for each chapter, each chapter on its own page
Due Dates 
  • Chapters 1-4...Tuesday, 9/11
  • Chapters 5-9...Friday, 9/14
  • Chapters 10-12...Thursday, 9/20
 

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VOCABULARY UNIT 1
  • Exercises due on Friday, Sept. 7th.
    • worth 5 points

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You can use this to practice for the Parts of Speech test, scheduled for Thursday, 9/6, for the test will be set up similarly to this one.

Due:

Please sign up for turnitin.com by Friday, 8/24. You will be submitting assignments SOON.
Use the following information, and if you have any problems, contact me and I'll help you get set up.

Period

ID

Enrollment Key

1

18628372

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2

18628407

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3

18628418

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4

18628442

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5

18628463

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Due:

Favorite Novel Assignment
Due by 10:00pm to turnitin 8/24
Late work by one day = 50% credit; no credit if more than one day late
 
PROMPT:
"You know everything you need to know about a person from the answer to the question 'What is your favorite book?'" (from The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry). What do you think your favorite book reveals about you?
 

Due:

My first assignment for you is the About Me Collage. I love this assignment because it decorates the classroom with a bit of info about each of you. If you happen to be reading this before the first day of class actually begins, feel free to get started on this creative assignment. I also attached the powerpoint I use for it because it has several samples attached.