English Language Arts: Strickland, Korba, Davis

Mrs. Strickland:

Monday: 1st hour--Finish hero's journey chart and theme statement if needed (most were completed in class). Library tomorrow. Greek/Latin root word quiz Thursday.
Pre-AP--Library tomorrow. C. Reeve Writing Assessment due at end of hour Wednesday.

Tuesday: 1st hour--Reading questions over "Christopher Reeve: A Real Superman" due Wednesday.  Greek/Latin root word quiz Thursday.
Pre-AP--Revision checklist for C. Reeve Writing Assessment handed out in class. Final draft of essay due end of hour Wednesday.

Wednesday: 1st hour--Thesis statement writing for C. Reeve Writing Assessment in class.  Draft of answer due tomorrow in Google classroom. Greek/Latin root words quiz tomorrow.
Pre-AP--Final draft of essay due end of hour today. 

Thursday:  1st hour--Greek/Latin root words quiz.  Concrete detail work on C. Reeve writing in class.
Pre-AP--Reading day in class.

Friday: 1st hour--Concrete detail work continued in class for C. Reeve assignment.
Pre-AP--One-pager book review due next Tuesday.


Mrs. Korba
December 11-15

Monday: Complete Q2 Assessment
Tuesday:   Review/Identify  Parts of Speech  Intro. to "One Pager" Assignment.
Wednesday:  Review Theme   "One Pager" Assignment
Thursday:  Review how to cite an excerpt.  "One Pager" Assignment
Friday: "One Pager" Presentations.

December 18-21st

Students will be required to read and take quizzes on two Mark Twain, Truman OR Gateway nominees by December 19th!  DEADLINE extended!

All students should be reading at least 20 minutes every night!!  

Students should be signing up for Book Talks!!!  Book  Talks are due December 19th.  Scoring guides can be found online.

Late work practices

  • Late work accepted until mid-term and then again until the end of quarter
  • NOTHING turned in--zero
  • When you turn something in--50% is lowest you will get; highest is 70% at all grade levels for late work.  

 Mrs. Davis (4b/c Hour only)

Monday 12/11- Students worked on finalizing commentary for the two concrete details in our Christopher Reeve RCCRs.  They will continue working on and finalizing their thoughts this week!

Tuesday 12/12- Students worked on adding their restated thesis statements to the end of their RCCR on Christopher Reeve.  They should complete their second piece of commentary tonight and be ready to learn about theme tomorrow in class!

Wednesday- Students learned how to create a theme statement in class by following a simple formula.  We read a children's book to practice at first.  Then student created a theme statement for the article on Superman we have been reading this week. Theme statement should be completed tonight at home. 

Thursday 12/14- Students peer edited today in class to help with finalization of their RCCR over Christopher Reeve: The Real Superman.

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Mrs. Davis 2nd hour only-
Monday 12/11- Restaurant reviews were emailed home to families today!  Students wanted to share their progress on this assignment that they worked on in class!

Tuesday 12/12- After working on restaurant reviews for the last week with guided help, students are now writing their own independent reviews to practice working with a scoring guide! The final product will be due Thursday and we will be working on them in  class until Thursday!

Wednesday 12/13- Independent restaurant review work and how to follow a scoring guide!

Thursday 12/14- Final day for independent reviews.

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