Monthly Archives: September 2010


Remember that you need a copy of To Kill a Mockingbird on Monday. [youtube][/youtube]

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Thursday: Essays and Vocab

Today in class we are looking at copies of essays that were written by students in my classes. I wanted everyone to see some great examples of introductions, transition words, basic organization, and conclusions.  Then I handed out essay topic … Continue reading

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Test Taken Today

Today, the students had a 35 question multiple choice test on the last four short stories that we read.  I already have 2nd and 3rd period’s tests in STI, as well as many of their folder check grades.  I’m attempting … Continue reading

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Jeopardy and Folder’s Table of Contents

Today we are reviewing for the test tomorrow using the Eggspert and a homemade Jeopardy board. We are having a great time. I have to say, Dixon A. in fourth period really did an outstanding job during the game! He … Continue reading

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Monday Monday…

Today is the start of Homecoming Week.  In a few minutes I get to judge “Panther Princess”, where the boys dress up like ladies. Fun. Tonight, the only homework you have is to finish the worksheets that we started in … Continue reading

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Weekend Homework

Read O. Henry’s “The Gift of the Magi” on pages 123-128 in your literature book. Answer 1-9 on page 129. Short answer is okay.   Review game on short stories on Tuesday, test on Wednesday (folder due as well) Need … Continue reading

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Great Video of “The Interlopers”


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Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010

We read Saki’s short story  “The Interlopers” in class today. If you are at home sick, please read it either in your literature book or here.  If you are an auditory learner, listen to the short story here. Write short … Continue reading

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Tonight on STI it says that they have questions on “The Interlopers” to answer.  Because of a shortened bell schedule today, we did not read the story in class as I had planned, so I do not want them doing … Continue reading

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Tuesday, Sept. 7

Back from being out on Friday and of course, Labor Day… Today in class we read “The Necklace” by Guy de Maupassant, and the homework is to finish the questions after the story in the lit book. 1-8.  Here’s a … Continue reading

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