Archive | April, 2018

Finishing Touch on Fortnite; Hamlet

30 Apr

9th Grade: Finish and Turn in Fortnite Essay.

By now your Fortnite essay should be complete.

Today you will go back into your essay and label the different elements that need to be in your essay.  Before each sentence or sentences that fulfill a paragraph requirement, just label it. (For example, before your topic sentence write “1-Topic Sentence:”. Before your direct quote write “3: Direct Quote”). The requirements for each paragraph are listed below. Label each of the requirements on all paragraphs of your essay.

Your Introduction Paragraph should  follow this format:

1: Explain what Fortnite is.
2: Incorporate a quote.
3: Thesis Statement

Each Body Paragraph should follow this format:

1: Topic Sentence
2: Explain topic sentence
3: Direct Quote
4: Explain Quote
5: Connect Reason to Thesis

Conclusion: 

1: Topic Sentence
2: Direct Quote
3: Explain Quote

***Don’t Forget to Add your Works Cited to the bottom of your essay! Use the format shown on this paper.


12th Grade: Hamlet

We will be viewing the Hamlet film, stopping periodically to discuss. As you watch, work on the questions in this worksheet.

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Fix Me Friday; Independent Reading

27 Apr

Fix Me Friday

As a young man, Theodore Roosevelt spent time hunting in the hills of north Dakota. When he was President, Roosevelt showed his love of the environment by creating five national parks. Thats why, after his deth, many acres of North Dakota was set aside as a national memorial park named after him the park opened in April 1947. “I never would of been president if it had not been for me experiences in North Dakota, Roosevelt once said.

9th Grade: Independent Reading

Bring in a book of your choice and read. Fill out this reading log.

12th Grade:

We will be viewing the Hamlet film, stopping periodically to discuss. As you watch, work on the questions in this worksheet.

Type Fortnite Essay; Hamlet

26 Apr

9th Grade:

Go to the Library to type up your  Fortnite Essay.

Here is everything you need to complete this essay:

Fortnite Outline

Articles/ Videos:

CNBC. “Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins Talks Fortnite, Making Money On Twitch And More .” YouTube. 19 March 2018.

Guardian, The. “‘Fortnite’ Shoots Up Most-Wanted Video Game List for Kids.” The Guardian. 23 March 2018.

Ohlheiser, Abby. “A Non-gamer’s Guide to That Time Drake Played a Video Game on Twitch.” The Washington Post. 15 March 2018.

Smith, Lulu. “How I Lost My Children to Fortnite.” Lulu & Lattes. 25 February 2018.

Here are some helpful notes:

12th Grade:

We will be viewing the Hamlet film, stopping periodically to discuss. As you watch, work on the questions in this worksheet.

 

All Classes: Bring books for Independent Reading Tomorrow

Rough Draft; Hamlet

25 Apr

9th Grade: Fortnite Essay

Today we will work on the rough draft of our Fortnite essay. We will be in the library to type it tomorrow.

Your Introduction Paragraph should  follow this format:

1st sentence: Explain what Fortnite is.
2nd sentence:   Incorporate a quote.
3rd sentence: Thesis Statement

Notes on  Body Paragraphs

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12th Grade: Hamlet

Work this worksheet as you watch the first part of Hamlet.

 

Fortnite Outline, Intro and Body; Hamlet Introduction

24 Apr

Two Word Tuesday!

9th Grade:

Finish Fortnite Outline.

 

12th Grade: Intro to Hamlet

Quick Writes:

  • When is a proper amount of time to wait after a spouse has died before remarrying?
  • Is it ok for another family member to marry a dead relative’s spouse (ex: a brother to marry his brother’s widow)

Hamlet Notes

Hamlet Characters

Hamlet Plot Overview

Hamlet Relationships

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Music Monday; Fortnite Essay Outline; Make Great Art

23 Apr

Music Monday!

9th Grade

This week we are working on our Fortnite Essay; Today you will begin your Fortnite Essay Outline.

Here are some helpful notes:

12th Grade

 

Fix Me Friday; Independent Reading

20 Apr

9th Grade:

Today we will be working on this Fix Me Friday.

Then we will be doing independent reading. Be sure to fill out this reading log.

 

12th Grade: Enjoy the trip! Remember to turn in your memoir if you haven’t already!