Students in English I Honors began a two-day look at who was responsible for Juliet’s “death” (i.e., her fake death at the end of act four). We’ll be conducting a Socratic Seminar tomorrow to try to create a hierarchy of responsibility for…Continue Reading →
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English I Honors students completed the third act of Romeo and Juliet; English 8 Strategies students finished up their major research projects (at least the major portion of it). All classes are looking forward to the upcoming break. Homework English 8 Strategies:…Continue Reading →
English 8 Strategies students began the final push in our comprehensive informational text project about earthquakes. We worked in the lab, incorporating the new Schaffer chunks we’ve been creating in class. We’ll be in the lab one more day (tomorrow) to finish…Continue Reading →
English 8 Strategies had a brief review on Schaffer commentary in anticipation of heading back to the lab next week to finish up our quarter project. English I Honors spent the day working on their first song (of three) for…Continue Reading →
English I Honors students began the major project for the Romeo and Juliet unit, a soundtrack with arguments for each song’s inclusion that connects the song to the play. We began today by looking at a sample I’d created for…Continue Reading →
As with yesterday, we worked on projects today, with all classes finishing up (or about to finish up) major end-of-quarter projects today. English I Honors students will need to turn in their poetry projects by midnight tonight. Homework English 8…Continue Reading →
All classes worked on their projects in class. See previous posts below for more information. Homework English 8 Strategies: complete the literary argument paragraph by tomorrow for typing. English I Honors: complete the poetry recitation and analysis project by tomorrow night. Creative…Continue Reading →
English I Honors students finished up our whirlwind overview of meter in poetry before taking some time to work on their poetry projects. I’ve updated the rubric, specifically regarding the analysis of figurative language or sound devices. The new rubric…Continue Reading →
English I Honors continued with tone, examining Collins’s “The Lanyard.” To help students understand the poem, we looked at a public reading of the poem Collins gave. English 8 Strategies began working on their final quarter project, which will be…Continue Reading →
Today in second and seventh period we were finishing the Mary Todd Lincoln project. We were finding our claims, counter claims, and our rebuttals. Homework English 8 Strategies: none. English I Honors: See other post
I’ve posted information about proper citations for images at the Moodle site.
Second and seventh periods did some heavy lifting today, working with extensive close reading and text marking for Flowers for Algernon. We first worked to mark the text for unknown words and context clues. We then worked to determine the…Continue Reading →
The evaluation phase for the final Romeo and Juliet project is now open. All students, whether you have submitted something or not, are to evaluate three students’ work.
First and fourth periods are nearing the end of Romeo and Juliet, looking today at the question of climax and how directors create it in productions. To that end, we watched and briefly analyzed two versions 5.3, the ultimate act…Continue Reading →
There is an annotated example (i.e., all the mistakes are pointed out) version of Mr. Scott’s example paragraph for “Decoration Day” that you should look at before you begin assessing others’ work.