Students went over the review worksheets in preparation for the unit test. Students are strongly encouraged to invest part of the Memorial weekend studying for the test, which will be on Tuesday when we return.
Chapter 12 questions were checked and collected. Students were given time to work on their review worksheets in their groups. All three are due tomorrow.
Tomorrow, 5/21: The class will read Chapter 12, the finale of Lord of the Flies. Students will receive review worksheets to complete for homework. Wednesday, 5/22: Students will be given time to complete their review worksheets in class. Thursday, 5/23: Students will go over the review worksheets and review for the unit test. Friday, 5/24: Class will not meet due [...]
Students in 2nd hour checked Chapter 10 questions in class, which was then collected for a grade. Students were given the remainder of the hour to complete their open book quiz over Chapters 6-9. Students in 3rd and 6th hours checked Chapter 10 questions in class, which was then collected for a grade. Students read [...]
Students submitted Chapter 8 questions for a grade. Students read Chapter 9 orally in class and were given the remainder of the hour to complete their guided reading questions and discuss the close and critical reading sections for Chapters 6-9. No additional homework was assigned.
The grammar quiz was checked and collected. Students read the second half of Chapter 8 and went over questions #13-23 in class. For homework, students need to complete all of the questions for Chapter 8; due tomorrow.
Students received the guided reading questions for Chapter 8 and read the first half of the chapter together. The class discussed the significance of mood, tone, and theme as it was conveyed by the pig hunt in Chapter 8. Students were given the last fifteen minutes to discuss what they highlighted for the close and critical [...]
Students submitted their grammar review #4 and grammar sentences for weeks 7-8. Students then took the grammar quiz. Students were given the last few minutes of the hour to start on their homework assignment, vocabulary exercises #31-32.
Just to keep you on your toes, here’s an extra credit opportunity in honor of Mother’s Day. Write your mom (or mom-like person in your life) a letter that contains the following: 1. Begins with a proper salutation (i.e. “Dear Mom,”) 2. Includes one body paragraph (5-6 sentences in length) thanking her for all she does; be [...]
Students checked Chapter 7 questions, which were collected for a grade. Groups were given an opportunity to present their conflict posters. The remainder of the hour students went over the grammar review. On Monday, students need to be prepared to turn in the grammar review #4 and grammar sentences for weeks 7-8. There will also be [...]