Wednesday, November 19, 2014

English 9--11/21/2014 (Block 4 ACE)

Jump Off
--Turn in your actively/purposefully read Article of the Week #6 and one-paragraph response by placing your work in the black basket on the front table.

S. the C.

End-of-Mini-Unit Assessment Writing Prompt:
When writing “St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves,” author Karen Russell decided to begin each section of the text with information about a stage of Lycanthropic Culture Shock in the form of an epigraph. Russell also decided to depict each of her characters in certain ways in relation to the five stages of Lycanthropic Culture Shock. How do these decisions by the author help develop an emergent theme/central idea of the short story?

--HW list shared


--Read your free reading book for at least 10 minutes between now and next class. ALWAYS BRING YOUR FREE READING BOOK TO CLASS.
--Next class, we will have computer access again for progress monitoring (i-Ready) and continued work drafting your End-of-Unit Assessment/Writing Assignment. It would be in your best interest to outline another body paragraph for your essay between now and next week. If you decide to do so (a wise decision!), additional paragraph templates are available on the podium next to the door.

Backburner Goals (Mr. Martin's Note-to-Self):
  • Review the parts of speech as introduction to our grammar work/in order to aid in vocabulary study