Monthly Archives: March 2010

Poets.Org=Okay to Use

This is a poetry website that is okay to use. 🙂

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Monday Monday…

Half of my classes went to the library today to find out details about the AVL, how to access it, etc.  I also showed them some books that had been pulled on all types of poetry.  You need to find … Continue reading

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Preface to Portfolio Project

Today we discussed the next five poems in Blue Lipstick and filled out the accompanying worksheet.  After that, we discussed writing the 200 word minimum preface to your project.  When writing it, think about why you chose your topic? What … Continue reading

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Concrete Poems

So today we started reading some of the poems from Blue Lipstick.  Hopefully you got a good idea of what concrete poems are all about. Your classwork (and continued homework) is to write your own concrete poem about the topic … Continue reading

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Literature Circles—Great Expectations

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Today we read “Perseus” in class and did the questions that followed.  We also worked on commonly confused words in your Writer’s Choice books. If you were absent today, make it up! “Perseus” is on pages 1058-1063 in the literature book and … Continue reading

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For anyone wanting to go to the tournament in Montgomery in April

2010 April Topic for Public Forum Debate Resolved: On balance, government employee labor unions have a positive impact on the United States.

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Great Expectations and Animal Farm Essays

Advanced 9: Well, we are finally finished reading Great Expectations in our advanced English classes!  I know most of you are glad it’s over! 🙂  I have been pleased with the amount of time and effort you have put into … Continue reading

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Poetry Portfolio Projects

Your theme is due when you come back from Spring Break! Be thinking of a good one!

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