Short Story ExamPosted on Nov 12 2015
Reminder that the short story exam will fall on Monday or Tuesday depending which class you are in. If you STUDY your notes and quizzes and complete the review sheet that I gave you YOU WILL ACE THIS EXAM!!! Choosing to not study could result in you…
GOLDEN GIRLPosted on Oct 5 2015
At this point if you haven't read the story GOLDEN GIRL from your text book, you need to. Next LA block you will receive the assignment and will be expected to work on it independently in class. REMINDER: Don't forget that there will be a quiz on…
ORTs and character notesPosted on Sep 29 2015
This week we are focusing on ORTs and jumping into the short story unit. There wont be any homework assigned so please be engaged in class and participate fully.
Good Copy Due - ESSAY!Posted on Sep 23 2015
Don't forget to get those good copies done for this week. Use the tools I've given you to write the best possible essay.
Rough Draft Due after the weekendPosted on Sep 17 2015
Everyone must have their essay planning guide rough draft completed by next LA block before you can use a computer. Make sure to fill out the graphic organizer as well as the rough draft pages.
Essay NotesPosted on Sep 14 2015
Today we covered the rest of the essay notes and reviewed the basics of introduction paragraphs. There was no homework assigned!
Practice ParagraphPosted on Sep 8 2015
Today we reviewed in GREAT detail the parts of a paragraph and how to write an effective paragraph. Students were assigned a practice paragraph about their personal hero and were encouraged to use what was discussed in the notes to create an acceptable…
Friendly Letters and CollagePosted on Sep 3 2015
Today I assigned the Friendly Letter and Collage to the LA 9.3 class. LA 9.4 class will begin on Friday and both classes will need to hand them in after the long weekend during their next LA 9 block.