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Posted: April 4, 2013

Word of the Day:  Largess Eng.  123:  Quick writes - see me for topics.  News article on sleep deprivation.  Check your absent file. Eng. 122:  Check with me for today's mini-writing projects.  Reading and analyzing the personal narative "My Father's Voice". Eng. 112:  Discussion and notes on themes in F451.  See attachment.  These will become the basis for one of your essays.

Posted: March 27, 2013

English 123:  Portfolio Projects English 122:  Multi Genre project and non-fiction article for notebook English 113:  Complete assignment on "Red"  Ryan English 112:  Quiz on novel, part 1.  Begin reading part 2.

Posted: March 25, 2013

English 123:  Computer Lab to work on portfolio projects for novel. English 122:  Work on Multi-genre reaing project. English 113:  Computer Lab to research the story of Norman "Red" Ryan.  Prepare a report on his life.  Compare his actual story to the character of Kip Caley in the novel.  What are the similarities?  What are the differences? English 112:  Notebooks to be handed in.  Complete work on part 1 of novel.  Complete Word search and begin crossword puzzle.  Quiz Monday - questions and vocabulary.

Posted: March 25, 2013

English 123:  Complete "Mississippi Burning" and response questions. English 122:  Computer Lab to research article for non-fiction response for multi-genre reading project. English 112:  You should be completed part 1 of the novel and have the questions completed. English 113:  Finish reading More Joy in Heaven.  Complete questions.

Posted: March 25, 2013

English 123:  Continue "Mississippi Burning"  Answer response questions. English 122:  Response to non-fiction article English 112:  Work on questions for part 1 of Fahrenheit 451.  Mrs. Savoie was in to begin course selection process for next year. English 113:  Chapter 28 More Joy in Heaven.  Mrs. Savoie was in to begin course selection process for next year.

Posted: March 18, 2013

Word of the Day:   minaret English 123:  Mississippi Burning - viewing. English 112:  Preparing for analysis of non-fiction.  Handouts in absent file and notes from Smart board attached below. English 113:  Chapters 26 and 27 of More Joy in Heaven English 112:  Finish reading part one - "The Hearth and the Salamander".  Check for exit question tomorrow.
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Posted: March 18, 2013

English 123:  Work on portfolio projects English 122:  Read "Two Words"  from Imprints.  Prepare an analysis in your response notebook.  Explain "allegory" English 113:  Chapters 24 and 25  of More Joy in Heaven English 112:  Fahrenheit 451, part 1.  Continue reading.  Answer exit question and place in basket before leaving.

Posted: March 18, 2013

English 123:  Novel Quiz English 122:  Reading Response Short Story draft English 112:  Reading part 1 of Fahrenheit 451 English 113":  Chapter 22 and 23 of More Joy in Heaven

Posted: March 13, 2013

Word of the Day: Munificent English 123:  Review for quiz on The Contender.  Quiz is on Thursday. English 122:  Short Story reading to prepare for thematic analysis. English 113:  Chapter 21 and 22 of More Joy in Heaven. English 112:  Read to page 22.  Answer to question 15.  Fahrenheit 451

Posted: March 12, 2013

Word of the Day:  Magnanimous.  Douglas, a veteran of WWII, is the most magnanimous person I know. English 123:  Continue to work on portfolio projects for The Contender. English 122:  Short Story reading from "Imprints" text to choose story with thematic connection to your novel. English 112: Novel study Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury.   Close Reading of novel page 1.  See me for notes.  Assignment:  read to page break on page 10; answer the first 3 questions using good sentences.  Novel Study questions are attached. English 113:  Worksheet assignment for More Joy in Heaven. 
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