What is due on 11/28/2017:

Read and complete portfolio work for Into Thin Air and The Summit. (Learn Vocabulary words & complete an activity. Grammar Reflection: Rule #11 from the EOS book & hand-outs. Complete the informal writes. Complete an AoW & Reflection Page.) Reminder: As you approach the Thanksgiving holiday, decide which family member you are going to ask to interview in order to complete your Oral History assignment! Prepare your questions.

What is due on 11/14/2017:

Read and complete portfolio work for Unfinished Business, Safe Diving Practices, and The U.S. vs. Susan B. Anthony. (Learn Vocabulary words & complete an activity. Grammar Reflection: Rule #10 from the EOS book & hand-outs. Complete the informal writes. Complete an AoW & Reflection Page.) Reminder: As you approach the Thanksgiving holiday, decide which family member you are going to ask to interview in order to complete your Oral History assignment!

What is due on 11/7/2017:

Read and complete all of the Test-Week Thematic Essay Writing, AoW, and Grammar Assignments. Do not forget to submit your final copy of your essay to turnitin.com and print a copy to hand in to me with all of the writing steps. (I will grade this essay!) We will continue orals next week.

The Tragedy of Romeo & Juliet video (Zeffirelli, 1968) will be playing in Rm D on 10/26/17 from 1:45 to 4:00pm. Parent-generated permission slip required! Bring snacks/drinks. Extra credit will be given!

What is due on 10/31/2017:

Read and complete all portfolio work for The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet: Acts I-V. Complete your Quotation Packet, Vocabulary, Grammar: Rule 9; AoW, and use your notes about character flaws to finish writing the parent/student essay. Complete your Literary Scrapbook. Practice your Oral! Parent-graded and signed Portfolio, Unit Test due. Please Note: Cross off Week 12 on the Parent Evaluation Sheet!

What is due on 10/24/2017:

Read and complete all portfolio work for The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet: Acts I-V. Complete your Quotation Packet, Vocabulary, Grammar: Review Rules 7 & 8; AoW, and use your notes about character flaws to begin writing the parent/student essay. Plan and practice your Oral!

What is due on 10/17/2017:

Read and complete all portfolio work for The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet: Act V. Continue your Quotation Packet, Vocabulary, Grammar: Review Rules 1-6; Read the Comma Rules, complete the hand-out, check the 2nd quiz, correct the quiz using the pink sheets, AoW, and take notes about character flaws as you read so that you can complete the parent/student essay. PLEASE NOTE: If you did not sign up for an oral topic in class, please email me your request. First come, first served! Have your parent look over and sign your graded essays; bring the essay back to class.

What is due on 10/10/2017:

Read and complete all portfolio work for The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet: Act IV. Continue your Quotation Packet, Vocabulary, Grammar: Read the Comma Rules, take the 2nd quiz, correct the quiz using the pink sheets, AoW, and take notes about character flaws as you read so that you can complete the parent/student essay. PLEASE NOTE: If you did not sign up for an oral topic in class, please email me your request. First come, first served! Have your parent look over and sign your graded essays; bring the essay back to class.

What is due on 10/3/2017:

Read and complete all portfolio work for The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet: Act III. Continue your Quotation Packet, Vocabulary, Grammar: Read the Comma Rules, take the quiz, correct the quiz using the pink sheets, AoW, and take notes about character flaws as you read so that you can complete the parent/student essay. PLEASE NOTE: If you did not sign up for an oral topic in class, please email me your request. First come, first served!

What is due on 9/26/2017:

Read and complete all portfolio work for The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet: Act I & II. Begin your Quotation Packet, Vocabulary, Grammar Reflection: Rule #7 from the EOS book, AoW, and take notes about character flaws as you read so that you can complete the parent/student essay. PLEASE NOTE: If you did not sign up for an oral topic in class, please email me your request. First come, first served!

What is due on 9/19/2017:

Read and complete all of the Test-Week Essay Writing, AoW, and Grammar Assignments. Do not forget to submit your essay to turnitin.com and print a copy to hand in to me. If you need help, please come see me. (I will grade this essay!) We will begin orals next week. You may present on Thursday if you bring an audience of no less then two people with you.

It has come to my attention that the rubric has six paragraphs. Write a 5-paragraph essay: two body paragraphs supporting your argument and one body paragraph conceding/refuting. I will cross off one of the body paragraphs on the rubric when I grade your essay.

What is due on 9/12/2017:

Parent-graded and signed Portfolio, Unit Test, and Autobiographical Oral due. Use the notes you took in class to help you review this week! Complete Rule #5 in your EOS and the AOW with Reflection Pages. PLEASE SEE THE LATE POLICY IN YOUR SRG.

What is due on 9/5/2017:

Read and complete portfolio work for Two Kinds and The Cask of Amontillado. (Learn Vocabulary words & complete an activity. Grammar Reflection: Rule #4 from the EOS book. Complete the informal write. Complete an AoW & Reflection Page.) See the main page of this website for how to organize your time!

What is due on 8/29/2017:

Read and complete portfolio work for Where Have You Gone, Charming Billy? and Marigolds. (Learn Vocabulary words & complete an activity. Grammar Reflection: Rule #2 & 3 from the Strunk & White book. Complete the informal write. Complete an AoW & Reflection Page.) See the main page of this website for how to organize your time!

What is due on 8/22/2017:

Read and complete portfolio work for The Necklace and The Most Dangerous Game. (Learn Vocabulary words & complete an activity. Grammar Reflection: Rule #1 from the Strunk & White book. Complete the informal write. Complete an AoW & Reflection Page.) See the main page of this website for how to organize your time!