Thursday, March 3, 2016

English 10 Honors--3/7/2016

Jump Off
--Pick up a copy of each of the following documents from the front table: 
  • "MLA Format"
  • "Jump Off--Common Error Review (English 7-9 and English 10 Honors through early-March)" 
After purposefully reading the directions at the top of the second sheet, look up at me so that I know you are ready to move on to the next task.

S. the C.

--review rules/RE-READ methods for the errors listed in the directions on the second sheet

Review -- The Grammar Hammer
--independent work time
--whole-class share-out
--Prior to submitting your essay, PLEASE "drop your best grammar hammer" on your work!

Writing Workshop -- The Alchemist and The Old Man and the Sea Culminating Essay Assignment
--Does anyone need me to model MLA format again?


  • Talking should be very limited
    • When talking must occur, get peer's attention first and stay on task.
    • Teacher will use the consequence system in place for lack of compliance.
  • Listening to music (provided by teacher or on personal devices) is acceptable. 
--as you work today, it would be in your best interest to check out the following link:

HW (Class Preparation)
--The final version of your essay (your absolute best effort) is due at the beginning of class next time (Wednesday, 3/9).  Strive for mastery!
--Work on finishing your free reading book.  You have approximately 1.5 weeks between now and the due date of the one-pager.  ALWAYS BRING YOUR FREE READING BOOK TO CLASS!  See me if you have finished your book and need a one-pager.

On the backburner:

  • ACT nonfiction passages and multiple choice questions