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OUTSIDE READING ASSIGNMENT: ONE PAGER
  • DUE MONDAY, JAN. 13, 2020
  • guidelines attached
  • templates attached if you choose to use one
  • powerpoint attached if you want to see some examples (though not all follow the guidelines I've created)
  • I may ask the librarian to post these in the library, so make sure your name is on the back rather than the front

Due:

LORD OF THE FLIES READING
  • Ch. 9-12   MON., 1/6

Due:

COMMAS/PHRASES/CLAUSES UNIT
  • finish worksheets at home if not finished in class
  • answer keys posted on edlio
  • expect quizzes daily
    • Mon/Thurs quizzes count toward grades

Due:

LORD OF THE FLIES READING
  • Ch. 5-8      MON., 12/16
  • Ch. 9-12   MON., 1/6

Due:

COMMA PACKET
  • DUE FRI., 12/13
  • pages 9-10
 

Due:

ROOTS VI CUMULATIVE TEST
  • TH, 12/12

Due:

COMMA PACKET
  • Due Thursday, Dec. 12th
  • pages 7-8

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LORD OF THE FLIES READING
  • Ch. 1-4      MON., 12/9
  • Ch. 5-8      MON., 12/16
  • Ch. 9-12   MON., 1/6

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OUTSIDE READING BOOK CHOICE

Due:

MACBETH INTRO PARAGRAPH
  • DUE THURSDAY, 11/14, BY 10PM
    • turnitin.com

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ROOTS V CUMULATIVE TEST
  • Thursday, Nov. 7th 

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Macbeth Act 2 Tracking Notes
  • DUE Tues, Nov. 5th
  • Scenes 1-3 only
  • aim for 1 quote per scene
  • can place all summaries and quotes on one tracking sheet

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ROOTS IV CUMULATIVE TEST
  • Thursday, October 24th

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MACBETH ACT I, SCENES 1-5 TRACKING NOTES
  • DUE WED., 10/23
  • DUE TUES., 10,22
  • Set up notes following template format (or print it from edlio)
  • remember to choose quotes that show Macbeth's changing character

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ROOTS III CUMULATIVE TEST
  • Thursday, Oct. 10th 

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POWER METAPHOR POSTERS--GROUP PROJECT
Due: Tuesday, 9/24
  • you will be given Monday in class to work on this...and maybe Tuesday depending on how much you accomplish on Monday
  • I would like to collect these by end of class on Tuesday, 9/24
  • Powerpoint used in class will be linked below so you can use it for reference
  • bring supplies to class to work on posters
  • Mrs. McCloud will provide 11x14 poster paper
 

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PARTS OF SPEECH (POS) TEST
  • Monday, 9/16
  • practice test will be posted on edlio a few days before the actual test
  • study material in POS packet

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ROOTS I TEST
  • Thursday, 9/12

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BRAVE NEW WORLD QUOTATION RESPONSE
  • DUE: THURSDAY BY 9:00PM on TURNITIN.COM
  • if you didn't finish typing the response in class today, please finish tonight
  • be sure to add the quote at the beginning, and include context for it
  • double space
  • either bold or highlight the THEME; it it is incorporated into a sentence, just mark the part of the sentence that contains the theme rather than the entire sentence

Due:

BRAVE NEW WORLD IN-CLASS ESSAY
  • WED. 9/11
  • bring 3 quotes, typed and numbered
  • essay will be written in class
  • 50 points

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BRAVE NEW WORLD ESSAY PREP WORK
DUE: Tuesday, 9/10
  • annotate the two samples provided in class (and posted on deli)
  • bring in 3 quotes you are considering using for the in-class essay
  • craft a theme...or craft several

Due:

TURNITIN.COM
  • You will need to create an account to submit work to turnitin.com
  • Use the following information to set up your account:
  • PERIOD CLASS ID# ENROLLMENT KEY
    1 22171110 mccloud
    2 22171117 mccloud
    3 22171121 mccloud
    4 22171126 mccloud
    5 22171130 mccloud

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SUMMER READING: CONTEMPORARY NOVEL
Due: Thursday, Sept. 5th Friday, Sept. 6th 

 

For one of the summer reading novels assigned to incoming English 2 Honors students (Station Eleven or The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie or Life of Pi), respond to one of the two prompts below. 

 

Organize your ideas into no more than 2-3 paragraphs. 

 

Type the response. Double space. 

 

Submit to turnitin.com by 10:00pm on the due date. 

 

 

Do not procrastinate, as the window for turnitin.com submissions closes precisely at 10pm. If you do encounter any problems or issues, problem solve and be proactive! 

 

 

PROMPTS: 

Imagine the following scenario: “[our Society] decided our culture was too cluttered. They created commissions to choose the hundred best of everything: Hundred Songs, Hundred Paintings, Hundred Stories, Hundred Poems. The rest were eliminated. Gone forever” (from Matched, a novel by Ally Condie). If you were to create criteria for which fiction books were to be kept in the top 100, with all others completely eliminated from life, would your summer reading of Station ElevenThe Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, or Life of Pi make it onto the list? Why or why not? 

 

If you were to sort books into three categories—those read once, those to re-read, and those that should never be read—into which category would you place your summer reading of Station ElevenThe Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, or Life of Pi? Explain your reasoning for your choice. 

 

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ABOUT ME COLLAGE 

Due: Wednesday, Sept. 4th  (10 points) 

 

Create a visual about yourself.  Include images of at least 3 things that represent you as well as a picture of yourself.  You may also incorporate some words into the visual.  Be ready to share these with your classmates. Additionally, the collages will decorate our classroom walls all year, so make them visually appealing! 

 

  • Use  a HALF SHEET of 8 ½” x 11” unlined paper. 
  • Polish off the collage with a border--as simple or as decorative as you desire (border ideas posted if you need inspiration). 
  • Include images of at least 3 things that represent you: 
  • can be drawn, clipped from magazines, computer clip art... 
  • Include a picture of yourself, preferably a recent photo. 
  • Neatness counts, as well as making it a vivid, pleasing visual that conveys a sense of YOU. 

Due:

BRAVE NEW WORLD DISCUSSION QUESTIONS
Due: Wednesday, Sept. 4th 
  • respond to all questions by Wednesday, September 4th
  • respond thoroughly, as this is work for an Honors class
  • additionally, this material is meant to prep you for the writing assignment for this summer reading

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DETAILS ABOUT YOU
  • DUE: Wednesday, 9/4
  • create a list of 8 details about you ... think about your locker, your backpack, your room, etc. 
  • tomorrow in class, your group will create inferences about you based on the details you list

Due:

HOLT HANDBOOKS
  • Eng. 2 students: bring them every day this week to work on your Parts of Speech packet that will be provided in class
  • Eng. 2H: bring them on Thursday, 9/5, as you will be given time to work on the packet that day (except Per. 3, who will be at an assembly)

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SYLLABUS
  • DUE Thursday, August 29th
  • Print a copy of the syllabus, and keep it at the front of your English notebook so you will have it for reference.
  • Review the syllabus and be prepared for a quiz about the content on the second day of class.

Due:

GETTING TO KNOW YOU QUESTIONS
  • DUE: Thursday, August 29th
  • respond to 10 of the questions
  • you will be sharing responses with classmates