English 10R – Independent Reading Book

1 Dec

Students should choose a book for independent reading and have a parent/guardian sign the attached form. This form was provided to students on Nov. 22 and should be returned by Dec. 2.

Thank you.

ind-reading-letter-dec-16

English 10R – Lord of the Flies Review

15 Nov

Please use this hand out as a reference to help you prepare for the Lord of the Flies unit test on Thursday.

flies-study-guide

English 10R – Imagery Writing

25 Oct

Students began working on an in-class writing assignment. We focused on examples of imagery William Golding uses to describe how dirty the boys become in Lord of the Flies.

Please see the attached passage and graphic organizer to help write your paragraph.
lit-analysis-notes

English 9H – Urban Legends

19 Oct

Read and annotate pages 5 and 6 in the To Kill a Mockingbird Part 1 packet. Then respond to the questions. Thursday’s discussion will focus on the qualities of urban legends and we will read and discuss other urban legends.

Homework:
1. Finish today’s classwork.
2. Continue reading the novel – follow the reading schedule provided in Google classroom.

English 9H – TKAM

13 Oct

Students spent time today discussing the relevancy of To Kill a Mockingbird in today’s world. We will revisit this conversation later on to determine whether this writer’s perspective is still applicable.

Homework:
1. Read chapters 1-2 and be prepared for a discussion.

English 10R

13 Oct

Today we reviewed and discussed the key points of chapters 1 and 2 in Lord of the Flies. Students discussed the introductions of symbols like the conch shell, the boys’ uniforms, Piggy’s glasses, and the fire.

Homework:
1. Read chapter 3. Prepare for discussion.

English 10R – Vocab Story

11 Oct

Using at least 10 words from the provided list, create a vocab story. If you need story starters, refer to this resource: http://thewritepractice.com/short-story-ideas/