Midterm Review; Notebooks Due

18 Jan

MIDTERM Tuesday January 22 at 8am

Period 3: A233
Period 4: A235
Period 8: A253

Quick Write: Write a plan of how you will study for your midterms next week. Keep it reasonable and be specific. When will you study? For what subjects? How long?

FIX ME FRIDAY

Midterm Review!

Bob and Mitch is good friends. Every day after school they get together to plays sports. Bob never would of thought that Mitch would beat him at basketball, but Mitch practice alot. Mitch, it turns out: practices twice as much as Bob. At first Mitch could easily beat Bob. Yesterday for the first time ever Mitch beat Bob. Bob was angry when he lost he said Mitch was cheating. But deep he was worried. Their is only one spot open on the basketball team. Either Bob or Mitch are going to make the basketball team.

 

 

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Midterm Grammar Review

17 Jan

Notebooks and All Work Must Be In Tomorrow!

Today you will do 2 Quizizzes that will help with grammar.

Quizziz 1: Parallel Structure

The technical term we are focusing on in this game is parallel structure, here is a quick explanation.

Here is the link to the Quizziz and code to use: 662564

Quizziz 2: Subject Verb Agreement

The technical term for the second game is Subject Verb Agreement, here is a quick explanation.

Here is the link to the Quizziz and the code to use: 283280

Time to Revise and Write in Notebook

These two Quizzizes shouldn’t take too long. Once you are done, you may work on revising work or finishing any missing work. You may also write in your notebook.

 

 

Review for Task 3 Essay on Midterm

16 Jan

Today we will discuss how we can apply Speak to our midterm-style essay.

Here are the notes on the midterm essay.

Common literary devices for fiction are:

Narrator’s POV

Setting

Characterization

Speak and Narrators

15 Jan

Quick Write: What are some advantages of a 1st person narrator over a 3rd person limited narator? Disadvantages?

Today we will finish watching the Speak film. It is also available on YouTube.

While watching, keep track of how first person narrator, setting, and characterization help develop the themes of the story.

Think about how you could write a Regents Task 3 Essay on Speak (author’s main idea and literary device used to advance main idea).

Commonly Confused Words in the Computer Lab

14 Jan

Today periods 3 and 8 will be in A206; period 4 will be in A205.

We will be doing a Quizziz on Commonly Confused Words, which will help prepare you for the midterm on Tuesday January 22nd at 8am.

Go to Quizziz and join with code: 141587 

 

Speak

11 Jan

Today we will continue watching the Speak film. It is also available on YouTube.

While watching, keep track of how first person narrator, setting, and characterization help develop the themes of the story.

Think about how you could write a Regents Task 3 Essay on Speak (author’s main idea and literary device used to advance main idea).

Speak Film and Questions

10 Jan

Today we will be watching the Speak film. It is also available on YouTube.

While watching, keep track of how first person narrator, setting, and characterization help develop the themes of the story.