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 →
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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.
First and fourth Periods looked at 3.1 and worked on the first song of the Romeo and Juliet soundtrack project. Second and seventh periods worked on implication and inference through act two scene two of The Diary of Anne Frank….Continue Reading →
I’ve fixed the soundtrack pages! Three cheers for Mr. Scott! Three cheers for support forums! Boo to WordPress (can’t believe I’m saying that!) for changing short codes for embedded audio!
First and fourth periods finished up their in-depth analysis of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 29. After analyzing the sonnet, we moved on to Sonnet 18 to start piecing together the elements of a sonnet. Second and seventh periods, after doing some comparative…Continue Reading →
First and fourth periods looked at rhyming and rhythm. We looked at the poem called “Papa’s Waltz” and “The Gift.” We looked at the pattern of stressed and unstressed words. Second and seventh periods completed their first quarter projects and…Continue Reading →
Today in first and fourth periods we watched part of “Scottsboro: An American Tragedy” and then we broke off into groups and talked about our arguments for the final project for the To Kill A Mockingbird unit. Second and fourth…Continue Reading →