Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Senior English--11/15/2012

Jump Off 
--Pick up both of the sheets located on the front table.

S. the C.

Writing Workshop -- Cumulative Writing Portfolio & College Admission/Job Interview/Military Essay
--updated version of the Cumulative Writing Portfolio guidelines in binders
--Mr. Martin shares list of students needing to revise for the Cumulative Writing Portfolio--due date is December 13th
--sample sentences on front board addressed (helpful strategy for improving “Conventions” in first writing assignment when revising for the portfolio)
--add to list of in-class conferences
--Reminder: Any essay that has already received a score of 80% of higher can be given back to Mr. Martin for submission today.

Review -- Vocabulary Unit #3
--crossword puzzle--take it our leave it for review purposes (point out “gimmicky” aspects of puzzle)
--Reminder: “Drawing Study Strategy”

Writing Workshop (cont.)/Brain Break (cont.) -- Conferences/Tuesdays with Morrie

--we’re in a “movie theater”--conduct yourselves accordingly
--during viewing, conferences take place as per order

--could study for the vocabulary assessment during film time if you desire!


--Finish preparing for the Unit #3 assessment, which will take place on Monday of next week (our next class)--don’t forget about the “Drawing Study Strategy”.
--Be working on revisions of the College Admission/Job Interview/Military Essay for your Cumulative Writing Portfolio--the due date is December 13thI hope to have some submissions from you before the end of this week!