Priority List: 11/7 – 11/11

Happy Short Week, Monarchs!

Click on the title of this post to see your priority list for the week. The English 9 priority list is first, and the English 10 priority list is second. Remember: if you are absent, I expect you to refer to this priority list for your make-up work! Be sure to get your work turned in within two days of your return to class. If you missed a quiz, email me at kelly.dutro@aps.edu to make an appointment to make up your quiz during lunch or after school.

English 9

Essential Question: What makes a good short story?

Monday, 11/07: Vocabulary Day! 

  1. Take your vocabulary quiz using Schoology. Make sure you use the same account you made last week! If you need help logging in, see me. I can tell you your username and password. You may not talk to another student as you take your quiz or as they take their quiz. You may not use your notes.
  2. Once you’ve finished taking your vocabulary quiz, please go to All Things Vocabulary Week Eight to find your new words for the week. Watch the video and make your vocabulary foldable for next week.

Tuesday, 11/8: ELECTION DAY – NO SCHOOL

Wednesday and Thursday, 11/9-11/10: Short Story Project in room K222 (6th in Library)

When writing dialogue, use it to your advantage! You can say a lot using very few words. Check out the sample dialogue image(s) from class below. Then, apply the same strategies we used in class to your own story.

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Continue writing your short story from last week. Your story must use the literary elements we’ve discussed in class. As you write, make sure you consider the elements listed below. You need to be prepared to answer questions about how your story does uses/communicates the following:

  • Tone
  • Theme
  • Indirect Characterization
  • Plot Structure
  • Internal Conflict
  • External Conflict
  • Foreshadowing
  • Irony (situational, verbal, or dramatic)

Friday, 11/11: VETERANS’ DAY – NO SCHOOL

English 10

Essential Question: How does literature explore real-world issues?

Monday, 11/7: Vocabulary Day! 

Take your vocabulary quiz using Schoology. Make sure you use the same account you made last week! If you need help logging in, see me. I can tell you your username and password. You may not talk to another student as you take your quiz or as they take their quiz. You may not use your notes.

Create your foldable for next week. Then, continue working on your Thematic Notebook Project. I suggest you create all of the pages of your notebook using Google Slides.

Your vocabulary words for the week are:

  1. Swagger
  2. Tentative
  3. Thrifty
  4. Thrive
  5. Tranquility
  6. Uniformity
  7. Verbose
  8. Vilify

 

Tuesday, 11/8: ELECTION DAY – NO SCHOOL

Wednesday and Thursday, 11/9-11/10: Thematic Notebook Project – Room K222

You have the period today to work on the essay section of your thematic notebook project. We will meet in K212 for a lecture on thesis statements and introductions. Then, we will move to K222 so you can start your essay.

First, take this survey.

Don’t forget: you need well-developed eleven-sentence body paragraphs! If you’re not sure how to write these, check out the video below:

screen-shot-2016-11-01-at-8-12-34-amTo write your essay outline, copy this outline into a new GoogleDoc. To copy the outline, you must be signed into GoogleDocs. Then, click “File” and “Make a copy…”. Then, rename the document as LAST NAME, FIRST NAME – Thematic Notebook Essay Outline. Share it with me at kelly.dutro@aps.edu just in case you are unable to log in to your account in the future. Remember: I will NOT accept your essay or thematic notebook project digitally! You must print out the notebook and turn it in during class on 11/14/16. You are simply sharing it with me as a way to back up the file. 

Friday, 11/11: VETERANS’ DAY – NO SCHOOL

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