October 31, 2012

English 11:  The students completed their grammar covering Kinds of Clauses.

English 9:  The students completed their grammar covering Complete Subjects and Predicates, Compound Subjects and Predicates, and Kinds of Sentences.

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October 30, 2012

English 11:  The students began reading “The Knight’s Tale,” and will finish part two tomorrow.

English 9:  The students finished reading “The Raven” and “Incident in a Rose Garden,”  and completed/reviewed the post-reading questions.

October 29, 2012

English 11:  The students finished their Literary Devices Note sheet, and began working on their Canterbury Tales Short Response Questions, which are homework for any student that did not finish them in class.

English 9:  The students began reading Edgar Allan Poe’s poem “The Raven.”  We will finish reading it tomorrow, as well as reading Donald Justice’s poem “Incident in a Rose Garden.”  The students were also given their new D.E.A.R. Project choices sheet (Front and Back).  The new sheet has 25 different choices, so make sure to look over them and choose one that will help you utilize your strengths.

October 26, 2012

English 11:  The students began reading “The Wife of Bath’s Tale” with their group, and were expected to complete their notes.  Students that did not finish the post-reading questions in class need to do so for homework.

English 9:  The students began working on their illustration and paragraphs for Seabiscuit.  Students that did not finish in class need to do so for homework.

October 23, 2012

English 11:  The students discussed and reviewed the post-reading questions for the Prologue of The Canterbury Tales, and also began reading “The Pardoner’s Tale.”  The students need to finish reading the chapter and complete their reading guide for homework.

English 9:  The students continued to watch Seabiscuit and will finish the film tomorrow.

October 17, 2012

English 11:  The students completed their grammar work covering Gerund Phrases.  The homework for tonight is to complete the gerund phrases worksheet.  The students also continued reading the Prologue for Canterbury Tales.

English 9:  The students finished reading the excerpt from Seabiscuit: An American Legend, and completed/reviewed the post-reading questions.  The students were given their vocabulary quiz review, which they need to finish and review for tomorrow’s quiz.