Monthly Archives: August 2011

Short Stories Unit Test Studyguide

Here is a studyguide to help you prepare for Friday’s unit test: 2011 SHORT STORIES STUDYGUIDE My studyguides are NEVER for a grade, but they ALWAYS help guide you in preparation for my tests. When I create a studyguide I … Continue reading

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Wed.-Thurs., August 31 – Sept. 1

Classwork – Wednesday & Thursday, you will spend the whole class period (other than AOW) working with your groups on your group project. **This project is due by the END of Thursday’s class period. If your group falls behind, you … Continue reading

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Tuesday, August 30

Classwork – Today, I will put you into small groups for a 100-point project that will be due by the END of class on Thursday, Sept. 1. – Here is the assignment description/grade sheet: Graphic Story Requirements (You will be … Continue reading

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Monday, August 29

Classwork – AOW Monday – Discuss theme/irony found in “OT” – Read “The Ransom of Red Chief” (a comic-style story) on p. 422 in your textbook. Homework – Choose the TWO favorite stories we’ve read so far this year (not … Continue reading

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AOW – Week 2

Remember – as an OPTION, you may print this article and bring on Monday for 2 bonus points. (It has to be Monday!) AOW Week 2

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Friday, August 26

Classwork – AOW Friday – Discuss “The Tell-Tale Heart” from yesterday – Define theme and add to your Literary Glossary (use the back of your book). – NOTES: Irony and the three types Irony_GO_KEY – Read “One Throw” (p. 596) … Continue reading

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Thursday, August 25

Classwork – AOW: Thursday – Define symbolism and point of view in literary glossary (use your textbook if you are absent) – Read “The Tell-Tale Heart” on p. 46 – Discuss symbols and point of view from the story Homework … Continue reading

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Wednesday, August 24

Classwork – AOW Wednesday – Discuss/grade HW – How to organize a paragraph: Organizing a Paragraph – Discuss paragraph assignment and get started. 2011_Lemon Brown_Paragraph Homework – Lemon Brown paragraph assignment is due TOMORROW. You may type for bonus points!

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Tuesday, August 23

Classwork – AOW Tuesday – NOTES: conflict 2011_Conflict_Terms – Finish reading “The Treasure of Lemon Brown” – Discuss character types and indirect characterization in “TLB.” – How to analyze a character: Greg Ridley How to Analyze a Character Homework – … Continue reading

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Monday, August 22

Classwork – Today, we will begin walking through our Article of the Week (AOW) procedures. See the post from last week for details. AOW will be our “regular” bell-ringer for the year. – NOTES: Character types Character_Lecture AO_KEY and characterization … Continue reading

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