Archive | May, 2019

The Dog in the Night Time; Two More Weeks!

31 May

Quick Write: You have two full weeks of school left. What do you hope to accomplish? What goals do you have? What actions can you take now to make sure you accomplish those goals?

Two Word Tuesday Presentations Continue…

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

We will continue reading the book…

Curious Dog

30 May

Quick Write: What do you think of Christopher’s Father’s decision to lie about his mother? Do you think it was the right thing to do? Was he wrong? Consider Christopher’s ability to understand the situation.

Two Word Tuesday Presentations Continue…

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

We will continue reading the book at 2:37:00.

Curious Incident!

29 May

Quick Write: How was your Memorial Day Break? What did you do? How will it be remembered?

Two Word Tuesday Presentations Continue…

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

We will continue reading the book…

The Dog in the Night-Time

22 May

Quick Write: If you could create your own smart phone app, what would it do?

Two Word Tuesday Presentations Continue…

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

We will continue reading the book…

 

Final Essay Today and Tomorrow

20 May

The 9th Grade English Final essay is today and tomorrow!

Good Luck!

Review for Final and Dog and Night-time

17 May

Review for Monday’s Final Exam Essay

Some Notes:

How to Write a Task 3 Regents Essay

How to Find Literary Devices and Main Ideas

Vocabulary Presentations Continue!

Two new words from the 9th Grade Vocabulary List

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

We will continue reading the book…

 

Review Pathos; Dog and the Night-Time

16 May

Review Pathos

Examples of pathos can be seen in language that draws out feelings such as pity or anger in an audience:

  • “If we don’t move soon, we’re all going to die!” – movie quote
  • “I’m not just invested in this community – I love every building, every business, every hard-working member of this town.” – politician speech
  • “There’s no price that can be placed on peace of mind. Our advanced security systems will protect the well-being of your family so that you can sleep soundly at night.” – advertisement
  • “Don’t be the last person on the block to have their lawn treated – you don’t want to be the laughing stock of your community!” – advertisement

Vocabulary Presentations Continue!

Two new words from the 9th Grade Vocabulary List

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

We will continue reading the book…