Archive | January, 2019

Romeo and Juliet – Act 1 through Act 2 Scene 3

31 Jan

Quick Write: Do you believe in love at first sight? What does it take to fall in love? Can you learn to love someone or does it have to happen naturally?

Romeo and Juliet – They meet, dance, kiss; Balcony Scene.

We will watch Act 1 and part of Act 2 in the 2013 film version (15:00- 40:00) Here’s a painful bootleg version, in case you are absent.

Independent Reading tomorrow! Bring a book to read!

Romeo and Juliet – Prologue -Act 1

30 Jan

Quick Write:

What would you do if your family didn’t approve of the person you loved?

Romeo and Juliet

Today we will go over the Prologue Worksheet.

Next we will watch the opening of the play in the 2013 film version (the first 15 minutes, with lots of interruptions 🙂 Here’s a painful bootleg version, in case you are absent.

Romeo and Juliet Prologue

29 Jan

Read the Prologue to Romeo and Juliet (it is on the handout) and complete this handout in class.

3rd Quarter Begins! Romeo and Juliet – Independent Reading

28 Jan

Welcome Back and Happy 3rd Quarter!

Romeo and Juliet

We will be starting Romeo and Juliet. Today we will go over the play on a single sheet of paper. Here is that paper (thanks to Mr. Orenzo!)

Independent Reading

Once again, we will be doing independent reading on Fridays. Make sure you bring something to read!!!

Today we will visit the library, where you may find a book of your choice for independent reading.

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?


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.



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