Monday, December 11, 2017

My apologies! I have been sick - again - and my blog has not been up-to-date. Today I'm back on track!


English 10 Blocks 2/4Homework for Tuesday
  • Reread up to and including 1.4. in Romeo and Juliet. Use the No Fear Shakespeare version to enjoy the modern English version of this classic story!
  • Be ready for Spelling #12! Finally!
  • Did you write last week's paragraph?
    • Compare and contrast the novel and film versions of Fahrenheit 451.

Communications 12 Block 3Homework for Tuesday
  • Read to p. 158 of Chp. 14 of The Chrysalids and complete the Part 3 Study Guide up to #6. 
  • Finish the Vocab #3 sheet.

English 12 Block 1: Homework for Tuesday
  • We wrote the in-class essay last Friday! Did you miss it?
    • Finish your two outlines for 1) "Tyranny of the Clock" / "If Hitler Asked..." AND 2) "I Have A Dream" / "If Hitler Asked..." (eight in total). You may use your outlines during Friday's in-class essay.
    • The essay must include a minimum of two quotations that are properly introduced and blended, as well as properly cited. You may, therefore, also use you quotation sheet during the essay.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

English 10 Blocks 2/4Homework for Thursday
  • Did you write today's paragraph? Be ready, with an outline, for Wednesday's comparison paragraph. The question you'll be responding to is as follows:
    • Compare and contrast the novel and film versions of Fahrenheit 451.
  • Did you write last Friday's punctuation exam?

Communications 12 Block 3Homework for Thursday
  • Thursday we write the Part 2 Chrysalids exam!
    • Read to the end of Chp. 12 of The Chrysalids and complete the Part 2 Study Guide. 
    • The part 2 study guide will also be due on Thursday.

English 12 Block 1: Homework for Friday
  • We write the in-class essay on Friday!
    • Finish your two outlines for 1) "Tyranny of the Clock" / "If Hitler Asked..." AND 2) "I Have A Dream" / "If Hitler Asked..." (eight in total). You may use your outlines during Friday's in-class essay.
    • The essay must include a minimum of two quotations that are properly introduced and blended, as well as properly cited. You may, therefore, also use you quotation sheet during the essay.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

English 10 Blocks 2/4Homework for Wednesday
  • Today we prepared for Wednesday's paragraph. Be ready, with an outline, for Wednesday's comparison paragraph. The question you'll be responding to is as follows:
    • Compare and contrast the novel and film versions of Fahrenheit 451.
  • Did you write last Friday's punctuation exam?

Communications 12 Block 3Homework for Wednesday
  • Read Chp. 12 (to p. 132) of The Chrysalids and complete up to #20 in the Part 2 Study Guide. Also, finish  your vocab sheet.
  • We have the vocab #2 quiz coming this Wednesday, and The Chrysalids Part 2 test this Thursday. (The part 2 study guide will also be due on Thursday.)

English 12 Block 1: Homework for Wednesday
  • Finish your T-charts for both essay topics. Look for examples that support your analysis of the author's argument and the author's style.
  • Start working on your two outlines for 1) "Tyranny of the Clock" / "If Hitler Asked..." AND 2) "I Have A Dream" / "If Hitler Asked..." (eight in total). They must now be properly introduced and blended, as well as properly cited.

Monday, December 4, 2017

English 10 Blocks 2/4Homework for Tuesday

Communications 12 Block 3Homework for Tuesday
  • Read Chp. 11 (to p. 121) of The Chrysalids and complete up to #18 in the Part 2 Study Guide. Also, finish  your vocab sheet.
  • We have the vocab #2 quiz coming this Wednesday, and The Chrysalids Part 2 test this Thursday. (The part 2 study guide will also be due on Thursday.)

English 12 Block 1: Homework for Wednesday
  • Finish your T-charts for both essay topics. Look for examples that support your analysis of the author's argument and the author's style.
  • Start working on your two outlines for 1) "Tyranny of the Clock" / "If Hitler Asked..." AND 2) "I Have A Dream" / "If Hitler Asked..." (eight in total). They must now be properly introduced and blended, as well as properly cited.

Friday, December 1, 2017

English 10 Blocks 2/4Homework for Monday
  • Did you write Friday's punctuation exam?
  • Did you write Spelling #11?
  • Did you write last Thursday's Fahrenheit 451 unit exam?
    • Read your Cornell notes, the Powerpoint notes, and any handouts.
    • Consider the following issues:
      • How does Plato' cave analogy help explain Montag's development as a character?
      • Which problems do we face today that Bradbury had already anticipated?
      • Books: What are the pros and cons?
      • What is the "carrot and stick" metaphor?

Communications 12 Block 3Homework for Monday
  • Read Chp. 10 (to p. 113) of The Chrysalids and complete up to #17 in the Part 2 Study Guide. Also, finish  your vocab sheet.
  • Did you write last Wednesday's Part 1 Chrysalids test? Make sure you finish the study guide!

English 12 Block 1: Homework for Monday
  • Finish your T-chart for one of the two essay topics. Look for examples that support your analysis of the author's argument and the author's style.
  • Finish the blended and cited quotes for "Tyranny of the Clock" / "If Hitler Asked..." AND "I Have A Dream" / "If Hitler Asked..." (eight in total). They must now be properly introduced and blended, as well as properly cited.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

English 10 Blocks 2/4Homework for Friday
  • Get ready for tomorrow's punctuation exam!
  • Did you write Spelling #11?
  • Did you write last Thursday's Fahrenheit 451 unit exam?
    • Read your Cornell notes, the Powerpoint notes, and any handouts.
    • Consider the following issues:
      • How does Plato' cave analogy help explain Montag's development as a character?
      • Which problems do we face today that Bradbury had already anticipated?
      • Books: What are the pros and cons?
      • What is the "carrot and stick" metaphor?

Communications 12 Block 3Homework for Friday
  • Read Chp. 9 of The Chrysalids and complete #7-10 in the Part 2 Study Guide. Also, finish  your vocab sheet.
  • Did you write last Wednesday's Part 1 Chrysalids test? Make sure you finish the study guide!

English 12 Block 1: Homework for Monday
  • Finish your T-chart for one of the two essay topics. Look for examples that support your analysis of the author's argument and the author's style.
  • Finish the blended and cited quotes for "Tyranny of the Clock" / "If Hitler Asked..." AND "I Have A Dream" / "If Hitler Asked..." (eight in total). They must now be properly introduced and blended, as well as properly cited.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

English 10 Blocks 2/4Homework for Wednesday
  • Did you write Spelling #11?
  • Did you write last Thursday's Fahrenheit 451 unit exam?
    • Read your Cornell notes, the Powerpoint notes, and any handouts.
    • Consider the following issues:
      • How does Plato' cave analogy help explain Montag's development as a character?
      • Which problems do we face today that Bradbury had already anticipated?
      • Books: What are the pros and cons?
      • What is the "carrot and stick" metaphor?

Communications 12 Block 3Homework for Tuesday
  • Read Chp. 8 of The Chrysalids and complete #4-6 in the Part 2 Study Guide. Finish the first page of your vocab sheet.
  • Did you write last Wednesday's Part 1 Chrysalids test? Make sure you finish the study guide!

English 12 Block 1: Homework for Tuesday
  • Finish the four quotes for "I Have A Dream" and "If Hitler Asked...". They must now be properly introduced and blended, as well as properly cited.
  • Finish your general notes on "I Had a Dream" and "If Hitler Asked...". Include 4 quotations for each set of notes. The quotations should exemplify the following:
    • the essay's thesis
    • the main points of the essay
    • the point of view
    • use of language (ie. style) and stylistic devices
    • Will you cover everything with these quotes? Certainly not. The point is to identify a few representative quotations that help support your key points.