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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Literary terms poster assignment

Literary terms:  You must show me that you know, understand and can write using basic literary terms. 

Assignment:  Make a literary terms guide that can hang on the wall.  It should state the literary term, define it, have at least one example of it from literature, and one original example.  It should be illustrated, interesting and informative.  Size of the guide should be equal to two blank pieces of paper put together (17”x11”).

Terms to include:

1.     Alliteration
2.     Allusion
3.     Hyperbole
4.     Foreshadowing
5.     Metaphor
6.     Simile
7.     Personification

8.     Oxymoron

June 2, 2016 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  The woman who got kicked off the Jet Blue flight
2.  Reading and discussing William Wordsworth poems

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  The woman who got kicked off the Jet Blue flight
2.  Cornell notes on The Old Man and the Sea
3.  The main points of the end
4.  Reading and discussing articles from the newspaper

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

June 1, 2016 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  My nature happy place
2.  William Wordsworth Museum
3.  Relating to nature by going outside

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  My nature happy place
2.  Student videos viewed

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

May 31, 2016 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Best and worst of the weekend
2.  Working on the poetry project

Period 2A and 2B

1.  Writing:  Best and worst of the weekend
2.  Reading Romeo and Juliet in class

Period 2B

Also, literary terms assignment explained.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  It is amazing!
2.  Work on Poetry project

Period 2B

1.  Writing:  It is amazing!
2.  Newspaper article about the cork boat
3.  Reading quiz and discussion on Old Man and the Sea
4.  Reading Romeo and Juliet

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

May 25, 2016 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Cheating
2.  Pick out summer reading books
3.  Rewind of Act 5 of Macbeth
4.  Quiz on Act 5
5.  Went over worksheet

Period 2A

1.  Writing:  Cheating
2.  More with vocabulary
3.  Connecting vocabulary with the newspaper
4.  Reading Romeo and Juliet

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016 in class

Period 1

1.  Writing:  Hawaii
2.  Vocabulary pictionary
3.  Finished Macbeth

Period 2A

1.  Went over vocabulary
2.  Read Romeo and Juliet and got more vocabulary

Period 2B

1.  Reading quiz on Old Man and the Sea
2.  Is one lonely if one is alone?  What makes a person crazy?

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