Friday, May 15, 2015





A-Day: Friday, May 15, 2015 and B-Day: Monday, May 18, 2015

Today's Tasks 

1. Finish Much Ado About Nothing

2. Complete Much Ado About Nothing Study Guide  

 

3. Final Exam

a. Go to the following link and take the final exam:





















Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Poem Of Love 137954440 Poem Of Love: Bad poem


Today's Tasks 
a. This worksheet is DUE TODAY!! Assignment Submission Form

b. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.

2. Poetry

a. We will complete a short poetry unit over the next two weeks. 
b. To begin the poetry unit, we will purposely write "Bad Love Poems" to get all the bad poetry conventions out of our systems.
c. Download, make a copy, rename it, and complete the following
Bad Love Poem Assignment.
d. Submit your Bad Love Poem to the Assignment Submission Form.

 

3. Much Ado About Nothing Act III:

a. We will study and watch Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing Act III today.
b. Open up your Much Ado About Nothing Study Guide and complete the summary and plot/act specific details for Act II.


3. Final Exam Study Guide


NoRedInk

5. Assignments to Complete/Homework:

a. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b. Write and submit your Bad Love Poem - DUE TODAY!
d. Final Test NEXT CLASS!
e. Fill out Much Ado About Nothing study guide each class period.















Today's Tasks 
a. This worksheet is DUE TODAY!! Assignment Submission Form

b. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.

2. Poetry

a. We will complete a short poetry unit over the next two weeks. 
b. To begin the poetry unit, we will purposely write "Bad Love Poems" to get all the bad poetry conventions out of our systems.
c. Download, make a copy, rename it, and complete the following
Bad Love Poem Assignment.
d. Submit your Bad Love Poem to the Assignment Submission Form.

 

3. Much Ado About Nothing Act III:

a. We will study and watch Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing Act III today.
b. Open up your Much Ado About Nothing Study Guide and complete the summary and plot/act specific details for Act II.


3. Final Exam Study Guide


NoRedInk

5. Assignments to Complete/Homework:

a. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b. Write and submit your Bad Love Poem - DUE TODAY!
d. Final Test NEXT CLASS!
e. Fill out Much Ado About Nothing study guide each class period.












Friday, May 1, 2015





A-Day: Friday, May 1, 2015 and B-Day: Monday, May 4, 2015

Today's Tasks 

1. Vocabulary Test 16-18

2. Vocabulary Chapter 20 Worksheet

a. We will begin the final vocabulary chapter of the year. 
b. Download, make a copy, rename, and complete the worksheet for Chapter 20 below:

Vocabulary Chapter 20 Worksheet

b. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.

Quizlet Link

d. Vocabulary Chapter 20 Worksheet will be DUE IN TWO CLASS PERIODS.

e. Please submit your Vocabulary Chapter 19 Worksheet to the following submission form:

Assignment Submission Form


3. Introduction to Shakespeare's Five Act Play Structure:
a. We will begin to study and watch Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing play.
b. We will start by studying the Five Act Play Structure. Download, make a copy, rename it, and take notes on the following document:

Five Act Play Structure Notes
          
c. We will then begin the movie and complete the following Much Ado About Nothing Study Guide:

Much Ado About Nothing Study Guide

4. Grammar: Hyphens

a. You need to begin to work on the Hyphens assignment on NoRedInk.
b. Go to the following NoRedInk link and complete the assignment:

NoRedInk

5. Assignments to Complete/Homework:

a. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b.Vocabulary Chapter 19 Worksheet - DUE TODAY!
d. Hyphens on NoRedInk - DUE TWO CLASS PERIOD FROM TODAY!












Tuesday, April 21, 2015




A-Day: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 and B-Day: Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Today's Tasks 

1. SAGE Class Practice:

a. We will continue preparing for the SAGE Language Test by going through a practice test as a class.
b. Go to the following link:
c. WE WILL BEGIN THE SAGE TEST NEXT CLASS!

2. Take at least TEN NEW QUIZZES and IMPROVE your score ONE GRADE LEVEL on ReadTheory  DUE TODAY! 

3. Grammar: Commas

a. Complete the Commas- SWABIs Practice assignment on NoRedInk
b. Download, make a copy, rename, and complete the Commas Worksheet below. DUE April 23/24 (NEXT CLASS). 

Be sure to put it in your class folder!

Comma Practice Sheet
4th Quarter Submission Form

4. Vocabulary Chapter 19 Worksheet

a. Download, make a copy, rename, and complete the worksheet below. DUE April 29/30:

Be sure to put it in your class folder!

Vocabulary Chapter 19 Worksheet
4th Quarter Submission Form

b. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.

5. Assignments to Complete/Homework:

a. Take at least TEN NEW QUIZZES and IMPROVE your score ONE GRADE LEVEL on ReadTheory  DUE TODAY! 
b. Study for Vocabulary 16-18/Capitalization Test April 29/30!(Postponed Again!)
c. Complete Commas-SWABIs assignment on NoRedInk - Due by April 23/24 (NEXT CLASS).
d. Complete Commas Worksheet - Due by April 23/24
(NEXT CLASS).
e. END-OF-LEVEL TESTING begins Thursday and Friday!
f. Vocabulary 19: Due after end-of-level tests- April 29/30 
g. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet  - DAILY!
h. Continue to study capitalization and commas rules on NoRedInk - DAILY!









Friday, April 17, 2015







A-Day: Friday, April 17, 2015 and B-Day: Monday, April 20, 2015

Today's Tasks 

1. Finish Literary Analysis Essay and Submit to Turnitin.com: 

A3 Class ID: 9832791
      Psswd:    a310
A4 Class ID: 9832845
      Psswd:    a410
B4 Class ID: 9832992
      Psswd:    b410
a. Complete your essay (following the outline, including transitions). You may submit multiple drafts as you strive for the highest score possible on Utah Compose.
b. When you are ready, copy and paste your finished essay into a Google Doc, and put your essay into MLA format: Times New Roman, 12 pt. font, double spaced, 1-inch margins, header in the top right corner .5 inch from the top of the page (last name and page number), heading on the left margin of the page - Name, Teacher's Name, Class Name, Date (day month year - i.e. 22 May 2015), title is centered.
c. Submit your essay to Turnitin using the class IDs and Passwords for your class.

2. Vocabulary Chapter 19 Worksheet

a. We will begin to work on Vocabulary Chapter 19 today.
b. Download, make a copy, rename, and complete the worksheet for Chapter 19 below:
  Vocabulary Chapter 19 Worksheet
4th Quarter Submission Form
c. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.
Quizlet Link
d. Your Vocabulary Chapter 19 Worksheet will not be due until after the end-of-level tests (April 29/30)

3. Reading Improvement:
a. We are preparing for the SAGE Language Test by improving reading skills with Read Theory.
b. Go to the following link:
c. REMEMBER! You must take at least ten new quizzes and improve your score at least one grade level BEFORE NEXT CLASS!
           
3. Grammar: Commas
a. Watch the following video about four main uses of the comma: Introduction to Four Main Comma Uses Video b. Download, make a copy, rename, and complete the following Comma Practice Sheet: Comma Practice Sheet
c. Go to the following NoRedInk link and complete the "Commas-SWABIs" assignment there: NoRedInk

4. Assignments to Complete/Homework:

a. Literary Analysis of The Five People (Submit to Turnitin)- DUE TODAY!
b. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
c. Continue to study capitalization rules on No Red Ink - DAILY!
d. Vocabulary 16-18/Capitalization TEST on  - APRIL 21/22!
e. Take at least TEN NEW QUIZZES and IMPROVE your score ONE GRADE LEVEL on NoRedInk by APRIL 21/22!
f. Complete Commas-SWABIs assignment on NoRedInk - Due by April 23/24
g. Complete Commas Worksheet - Due by April 23/24
h. END-OF-LEVEL TESTING begins next Thursday and Friday!
i. Vocabulary 19: Due after end-of-level tests- April 29/30 









Monday, April 13, 2015





A-Day: Monday, April 13, 2015 and B-Day: Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Today's Tasks

1. Vocabulary Chapter 18

a. Continue to work on Vocabulary Chapter 18.
b. If you have not started yet, you can download, make a copy, rename, and complete the worksheet for Chapter 18 below:

Vocabulary Chapter 18 Worksheet


Submit Vocabulary 18 Worksheet to this link

c. This Worksheet will be due NEXT CLASS!
d. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.

Quizlet Link

e. We will have a Vocabulary TEST next week on Chapters 16-18 on April 21/22 (TUESDAY/WEDNESDAY).

2. Grammar Study: Capitalization (No Red Ink)


a. We will continue our study and REVIEW of Capitalization Rules. There will be a TEST next week on TUESDAY/ WEDNESDAY (April 21/22). Make sure you have studied the Capitalization Rules:


2. Literary Analysis Essay -Assignment:

a. YOU MUST COMPLETE THE ESSAY BY THE END OF CLASS ON APRIL 17/20 FOR FULL CREDIT! THE FOLLOWING THINGS MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF CLASS!
b. First, you must have a good score on Utah Compose. The site is relinked below:

Utah Compose

c. You must then peer review two essays, and have your essay peer-reviewed using the checklist below:

Literary Analysis Essay Peer Review Checklist


d. Finally, when all the above things are done, you must cut and paste the final draft into Turnitin.com. The link is below:



Turnitin.com            

3. Assignments to Complete/Homework:

a. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b. Continue to study capitalization rules on No Red Ink - DAILY!
c. Literary Analysis of The Five People - DUE APRIL 17/20!
d. Vocabulary 16-18/Capitalization TEST on  - APRIL 21/22!














Thursday, April 9, 2015











A-Day: Thursday, April 9, 2015 and B-Day: Friday, April 10, 2015

Today's Tasks

1. Vocabulary Chapter 18

a. We will begin to study Vocabulary Chapter 18.
b. Download, make a copy, rename, and complete the worksheet for Chapter 18. Be sure to place it in your folder shared with me.

Vocabulary Chapter 18 Worksheet

c. Submit Vocabulary Chapter 18 to the following submission form:

Submit Vocabulary 18 Worksheet to this link


d. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.


e. We will have a Vocabulary Quiz on Chapters 16-18 next week.

2. Grammar: No Red Ink

a. We will continue our study and REVIEW of Capitalization Rules. There will be a test on Wednesday/Thursday (April 15/16). Make sure you have completed and studied the Capitalization Rules:

 

3. Literary Analysis Assignment:

a. We are going to write a literary analysis essay over the next couple of class periods.
b. We will begin by looking at some of the elements of a literary analysis essay and studying the following notes and the actual assignment:



Literary Analysis Terms

Literary Analysis Assignment of The Five People You Meet in Heaven

c. You must start and finish the following Literary Analysis Outline:

Literary Analysis Essay Outline

d. Here is an example of a Literary Analysis of a poem. Please read it to get a feel for what kind of essay is expected here:

Literary Analysis Example


Literary Analysis - Lesson and Notes



 

e. Begin writing your Literary Analysis Essay on Utah Compose. Go to the following link and go to the "Literary Analysis Essay" and work to improve your essay's score:

Utah Compose

            

4. Assignments to Complete/Homework:

a. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b. Literary Analysis of The Five People - DUE APRIL 15 (A-day) APRIL 16 (B-day) at the END OF CLASS!!!


















A-Day: Monday, April 13, 2015 and B-Day: Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Today's Tasks

1. Vocabulary Chapter 18

a. Continue to work on Vocabulary Chapter 18.
b. If you have not started yet, you can download, make a copy, rename, and complete the worksheet for Chapter 18 below:

Vocabulary Chapter 18 Worksheet


Submit Vocabulary 18 Worksheet to this link

c. This Worksheet will be due NEXT CLASS!
d. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.

Quizlet Link

e. We will have a Vocabulary Quiz on Chapters 16-18 next class.



2. Literary Analysis Essay -Assignment:

a. YOU MUST COMPLETE THE ESSAY BY THE END OF CLASS ON APRIL 15/16 FOR FULL CREDIT! THE FOLLOWING THINGS MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE END OF CLASS!
b. First, you must have a good score on Utah Compose. The site is relinked below:

Utah Compose

c. You must then have two people peer review your essay using the checklist below:

Literary Analysis Essay Peer Review Checklist


d. Finally, when all the above things are done, you must cut and paste the final draft into Turnitin.com. The link is below:

Turnitin.com            

3. Assignments to Complete/Homework:

a. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b. Read your APRIL Home Reading Book - DUE FIRST OF MAY!
c. Literary Analysis of The Five People - DUE THE END OF CLASS!
d. Vocabulary Quiz on Chapter 16-18 - NEXT CLASS!














Tuesday, April 7, 2015




A-Day: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 and B-Day: Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Today's Tasks

1.  Finish Movie Guide:

a. We will finish the movie guide today:

b. When you have finished the movie guide, submit it to the following Assignment Submission Form:


Submit Five People Movie Guide to this link


2. Grammar: No Red Ink

a. We will continue our study and REVIEW of Capitalization Rules. There will be a test on Thursday/Friday (April 9/10). Make sure you have completed and studied the Capitalization Rules:




2. Vocabulary Chapter 17
a. We will finish our study of Vocabulary Chapter 17 today.
b. The following worksheet will be due today by the end of class: 



Vocabulary Chapter 17 Worksheet


c. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.

Quizlet Link

d. Submit Vocabulary Chapter 17 to the following submission form:

Submit Vocabulary 17 Worksheet to this link


3. Literary Analysis Assignment:

a. We are going to write a literary analysis essay over the next couple of class periods.
b. We will begin by looking at some of the elements of a literary analysis essay and studying the following notes and the actual assignment:



Literary Analysis Terms

Literary Analysis Assignment of The Five People You Meet in Heaven

c. You must start and finish the following Literary Analysis Outline:

Literary Analysis Essay Outline

d. Here is an example of a Literary Analysis of a poem. Please read it to get a feel for what kind of essay is expected here:

Literary Analysis Example


Literary Analysis - Lesson and Notes


e. Begin work on the essay assignment. Open a new google document, name it according to the following example (A1_JonesH_LiteraryAnalysisEssay), and begin writing the essay.


4. Assignments to Complete/Homework:

a. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b. Vocabulary Chapter 17 Worksheet - DUE TODAY!
c. Review Capitalization Rules on NoRedInk - TEST NEXT CLASS!
d. Literary Analysis of The Five People - DUE NEXT WEEK!




Friday, March 27, 2015




A-Day: Friday, March 27, 2015 and B-Day: Monday, March 30, 2015

Today's Tasks

1.  Grammar: No Red Ink

a. We will continue our study and review of Capitalization Rules. Make sure you study and practice the Capitalization Rules in preparation for the test:


2. Vocabulary Chapter 17
a. We will have some time to work on Vocabulary Chapter 17 today.
b. The following worksheet will be due next class: 

Vocabulary Chapter 17 Worksheet

Submit Vocab. 17 Worksheet to this link

c. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.


3. Movie-The Five People You Meet in Heaven:

a. We will finish the movie and movie guide today:

Five People Movie Guide
b. When you have finished the movie guide, submit it to the following Assignment Submission Form:

Submit Five People Movie Guide to this link


Alternative Assignment:
e. If you missed class or do not have permission to watch the movie, you will need to complete the following assignment to get the credit:

Alternative Assignment for Five People Movie Guide

Submit Alternative Assignment to this link

5. Homework:

a. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b. Vocabulary Chapter 17 Worksheet - DUE NEXT CLASS!














Wednesday, March 25, 2015






A-Day: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 and B-Day: Thursday, March 26, 2015

Today's Tasks

1.  Grammar: No Red Ink

a. We will begin our study and review of Capitalization Rules. Go the following link and complete the work for Capitalization Rules:




2. Vocabulary Chapter 17
a. We will begin Vocabulary Chapter 17 today.
b. The following worksheet will be due two class periods from today: 

Vocabulary Chapter 17 Worksheet

Submit Vocab. 17 Worksheet to this link



c. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.


3. Movie-The Five People You Meet in Heaven:

a. I will collect the permission forms to watch the movie.
b. As we watch the movie, fill out the attached movie guide:

Five People Movie Guide

Submit Five People Movie Guide to this link


c. If you did not get to watch the movie because you forgot the form, it is relinked here below.: 

Five People Movie Permission Form

d. You can bring it back next class and watch the second half of the movie with us.

Alternative Assignment:
e. If you do not have permission to watch the movie, you will need to complete the following assignment to get the credit:

Alternative Assignment for Five People Movie Guide

Submit Alternative Assignment to this link

5. Homework:

a. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b.  Vocabulary Chapter 17 Worksheet - DUE TWO CLASS PERIODS FROM TODAY!
c. Five People Movie Permission Form - DUE TODAY!













Monday, March 23, 2015






A-Day: Monday, March 23, 2015 and B-Day: Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Today's Tasks

1.  Grammar: No Red Ink

a. Go to the following link and complete the Common Confused Words Test:





2. Vocabulary Chapter 16

a. The Vocabulary Chapter 16 worksheet is due today. Submit your completed worksheet to the form below:


Vocabulary Chapter 16

Submit Vocab. 16 Wksht. to this link

b. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.
Quizlet Link

3. Literature - Reading:

a. Read The Five People You Meet in Heaven pages 179-End. 
b. Go to the following reading log sheet, copy the new material for today's reading and complete the work:



c. The Reading Log from pages 145 to the end is due NEXT CLASS. Submit the assignment to the following form:


Submit Reading Log to this link



4. The Five People You Meet in Heaven Movie 

a. If you want to watch the movie you will need to return the following parent permission form: 

Five People Movie Permission Form

b. This will be due next class as we will begin watching this film next class.

5. Homework:

a. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b. Complete the Five People Reading Log pages 145-End... DUE NEXT CLASS!
c. Vocabulary Chapter 16 Worksheet - DUE TODAY!
d. Commonly Confused Quiz/Test - TODAY!
e. Five People Movie Permission Form - DUE NEXT CLASS!













Thursday, March 19, 2015






A-Day: Thursday, March 19, 2015 and B-Day: Friday, March 20, 2015

Today's Tasks

1.  Grammar: No Red Ink

a. We will continue to study and review the commonly confused words. THERE WILL BE A TEST/QUIZ NEXT CLASS. 
b. If you did not finish the commonly confused assignment on NoRedInk, it is relinked below:


c. The score for completing the NoRedInk assignment will be added to your grade before next class.

2. Vocabulary Chapter 16

a. Continue to work on and complete the following Vocabulary Chapter 16 worksheet. 
b. If you have not started, it is relinked below:

Vocabulary Chapter 16

Submit Vocab. 16 Wksht. to this link

b. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.


3. Literature - Reading:

a. Read The Five People You Meet in Heaven pages 164-178. 
b. Go to the following reading log sheet, copy the new material for today's reading and complete the work:



4. Homework:

a. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b. Complete the reading and reading log TODAY
d. Vocabulary Chapter 16 Worksheet - DUE NEXT CLASS!
e. Commonly Confused Quiz/Test - NEXT CLASS!













Tuesday, March 17, 2015






A-Day: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 and B-Day: Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Today's Tasks

1.  Grammar: No Red Ink

a. We are going to study some of the most commonly confused words in the English language. 
b. Go to the following link and begin our study of these commonly confused words:



2. Vocabulary Chapter 16

a. Download the following Vocabulary Chapter 16 worksheet, make a copy, rename, and begin to complete the work:

Vocabulary Chapter 16

b. Submit Vocab. 16 Wksht. to this link


c. Make sure you are studying the vocabulary words on a daily basis. The Quizlet Link below is a great place to do that.


3. Literature - Reading:

a. Read The Five People You Meet in Heaven pages 146-163. 
b. Go to the following reading log sheet, copy the new material for today's reading and complete the work:



4. Homework:

a. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!
b. Complete the reading and reading log work for today - DUE TODAY!
d. Vocabulary Chapter 16 Worksheet - DUE TWO CLASS PERIODS FROM TODAY!  (A: Monday 3/23; B: Tuesday 3/24)













Friday, March 13, 2015






A-Day: Friday, March 13, 2015 and B-Day: Monday, March 16, 2015

Today's Tasks

1.  3rd Quarter Final Exam:

a. Go to the following link and take the final exam:



2. Homework:

a. Continue to study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DAILY!