Category Archives: Writing

Lesson Plans for Monday, February 16-Friday, February 20, 2015

English 11:   Monday, Feb. 16: Presidents’ Day! No School!   Tuesday, Feb. 17:  1. Bellringer 2. Review pages 1250-1255 in textbook– Reading for Information: “Analyzing Argumentative and Expository Texts” Theatre/Film Review, Feature Article Know the terms: review, feature article, … Continue reading

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Research Paper Help–YOUR QUESTIONS!

Answers to the most asked questions: 1. When is the final typed research paper due? Monday, May 13 2. How long is it supposed to be? 8 paragraphs. Intro, 6 body paragraphs, conclusion 3. How much is the final paper … Continue reading

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Thursday, September 8

Today we spent time in the PHS library getting to know the layout and how to find things that we need in there.  We worked on little netbooks and everything. 🙂 If you didn’t finish your quiz on the library, … Continue reading

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Weekend Homework

Hello!  Your homework for the weekend is… 1. Make sure your parents sign the Class Expectations form. Bring it on Monday. 10 pts. 2. Bring a small photo of yourself. Please make it a recent picture. Some people have already … Continue reading

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Benchmark tomorrow

And essays due. (Parents, students have been working on essays in class for several days now.)  If you can’t print it out at home, email it to me.

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2 Days of Computer Lab Rm 107

See you there on Thursday and Friday. Bring rough drafts! No homework if you are done with your drafts. If you would like to work on your TKAM project that is due Monday, November 8th, you should.

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Writing Essays…

Today we started writing our To Kill a Mockingbird Essays.    They were instructed to take their rough drafts home and complete the drafts at home.  Tomorrow we will proof read their drafts and write a better version. Thursday and Friday we will … Continue reading

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Today students did grammar warm ups, turned in their folders for folder check (major grade), and then watched more of TKAM video. Tomorrow we will begin writing our rough drafts for the TKAM essay in class. No homework other than … Continue reading

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Good News and Bad News!

So the bad news is that you will be writing another essay soon (not this week, but the next).  The good news is that it’s about To Kill a Mockingbird and we will be writing the rough draft in class, … Continue reading

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Wednesday, October 6

Today we took the benchmark!  Can’t wait to see the scores. When we were done, we did a Frayer Model of our favorite vocab word from the Unit 1 of the vocab book (and turned it in). Tonight: No TKAM … Continue reading

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