The End of the Second Quarter: What You Need To Know

16 Jan

The second quarter ends after Mid Terms Week  (1/27-1/31).  Our last class will be on Friday 1/24, when all work will be due and complete for the 2nd Quarter.  Any late or missing work must be turned in by Tuesday Jan. 21st!!

Writing Piece #4

Friday 1/17, periods 1 and 2 will be in A206; periods 5, 6, and 8 will be in the library.  We will be working on Writing Piece #4.

9th Grade classes will be working on the Question 27 short essay (Due Tuesday 1/21, on Kidblog).

10th Grade classes will be writing their critical lens essay (Due Tuesday 1/21, on Kidblog), using any of the following quotes (you must use a different quote than the one you used last Friday):

  • ”Fear always springs from ignorance” -Ralph Waldo Emerson.
  • “The real hero is always a hero by mistake…” —Umberto Eco.
  •  “In this world goodness is destined to be defeated.” —Walker Percy.
  • “Good people … are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure.”—William Saroyan.

Upcoming Important Dates!

  • Tuesday January 21st Writing Piece 4 is due, on Kidblog.
  • Tuesday January 21st, our notebooks are due!  Remember, notebooks are worth 20 points on your average.  You are graded by quantity only! For every 3 pages you write, you earn two points.  So if you write 30 pages, you earn all 20 points.
  • Monday January 27th at 8 am is our Midterm exam.
%d bloggers like this: