Assignments 2/27

February 27, 2015

English 9:

  • We went to the computer lab and finished the essay.
  • Once it was printed, it should be stapled in this order: typed essay, then written essay, then organizer (boxes).
  • Then we started a new unit: Poetry

Algebra 1:

English 12:


Assignments 2/26

February 26, 2015

English 9:

  • We filled in the last box on the Essay Organizer
  • We then turned that organizer into an essay
  • Then we went to the computer lab to type.

Algebra 1:

English 12:

You are on one of two paths:

  • You got your rough draft done and printed two copies.
  • You gave one copy to one person to read using the checklist and the other copy to another person to read using the rubric.  They should offer a ton of suggestions on how you can improve.
  • Once that’s done, you went to work in the computer lab on your Final Draft

OR

  • You did not have your rough draft done and did not get anyone to proof your paper.  You simply went to the lab to continue working.  Good luck.

Either way, when you’re all done, you should format it correctly.  Watch this video to see how to do that.


Assignments 2/25

February 25, 2015

English 9:

  • We worked more on The Odyssey essay
  • Everyone got a copy of the Essay Organizer.  We used that to structure the essay (it’s the easiest way!)
  • We talked mostly about introductions, conclusions, and “filler” sentences.

Algebra 1:

English 12:

  • We talked about deadlines.
  • Then we went to the computer lab to work on Rough Drafts (due tomorrow at the beginning of the hour)
  • If you happen to get done, watch this video.  It will tell you what’s expected in formatting.

Assignments 2/24

February 24, 2015

English 9:

  • Everyone got a copy of the Odyssey Essay requirements
  • We did some pre-writing
  • We talked about what’s expected.
  • Everyone wrote their thesis and topic sentences

Algebra 1:

English 12:

  • Everyone got a copy of the Rubric
  • I went over what’s expected in the essay
  • Then we went to the computer lab to work on the Rough Draft (due 2/26)

If you need help, watch this:


Assignments 2/23

February 23, 2015

English 9:

  • Open Book Odyssey Test
  • Then we talked about the essay

Algebra 1:

English 12:

  • I reminded everyone about The Action Step (due next week!)
  • Everyone should fill this out soon concerning the Action Step
  • We talked about integrating sources correctly
  • Then I talked about how to transition from an outline to a rough draft (due 2/26)
  • A copy of the Calendar is available here

Assignments 2/18

February 18, 2015

English 9:

Algebra 1:

  • We finished the Systems of Equations test
  • We handed everything in
  • Then we started the next unit

English 12:

  • I reminded everyone about The Action Step
  • Everyone should fill this out soon concerning the Action Step
  • We talked about integrating sources correctly
  • Then I talked about how to transition from an outline to a rough draft (due 2/24)
  • A copy of the Calendar is available here

Assignments 2/17

February 17, 2015

English 9:

  • Everyone finished the Review of Books 13-24 Guided Reading
  • We then wrote two paragraphs: 1) What is a theme of the first half of The Odyssey?  Prove it by summarizing EACH chapter we’ve read in books 1-12 AND by writing the author’s intent of each chapter.  2) What is a theme of the second half of The Odyssey?  Prove it by summarizing EACH chapter we’ve read in books 13-24 AND by writing the author’s intent of each chapter.
  • We’ll do another summarization thing tomorrow.  If we have time, we’ll start the test tomorrow (but it’ll probably by Thursday).

Algebra 1:

English 12:

  • I reminded everyone about The Action Step
  • Everyone should fill this out soon concerning the Action Step
  •  The Outline is due at the end of the hour today.  You can write it in or type it (A Google Doc version is available here).
  • According to the Calendar, after this is the Rough Draft
  • If you happen to be done, you may want to watch this video about how to go from an Outline to a Rough Draft: