Monday, April 18, 2016

English 9--4/19/2016

Jump Off
--Pick up the "The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet End-of-Unit Essay--Grading Sheet" from the front table.  Spend approximately ten minutes purposefully reading through both the front and back of the grading sheet. As you read the front of the sheet, engage in purposeful reading as per the following question: What questions do you have about any of the items on this section of the grading sheet? As you read the back of the sheet, engage in purposeful reading as per the following question: What distinguishes a "5" from a "5+" in each of the five rubric categories?
S. the C.
--Reminder: It is important for you to stay caught up with regard to all of your coursework.  It would behoove you to check the blog and SchoolTool often.  Additionally, if you have an "NG" for a Marking Period, following up with me ASAP is in your best interest.
--Q & A (grading sheet)

--Pick up a copy of the "MLA Format" document from the front table.  Then, grab a laptop from the cart and log in.
Writing Workshop -- The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet End-of-Unit Essay
--MLA format quickly modeled as per instructions page
--What do you think of this agreement?:

  • 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. 
--work block
--meetings as per the order established on the front board

HW (Class Preparation)
--Try to find some time to read your free reading book between now and next class.  ALWAYS BRING YOUR FREE READING BOOK TO CLASS!
--Continue progressing through your essay-writing process in whatever manner you see fit.  The final version of your essay (your absolute best effort) is due at the beginning of class on Monday, 4/25.  Don't settle for anything less than your best!  Please also keep in mind our classroom policy for meeting due dates of long term assignments.  (What is the policy again?!)
--We will have computer access one final time in class on Thursday, 4/21.  Prepare accordingly.