Friday, October 20, 2017

Homework 10/20/2017

All Classes-
Please memorize your Poetry Out Loud poems!  Recitation begins November 13, 2017.  Students are expected to know their poems.  8th grade has one poem to memorize and high school students have two poems to memorize.

8th Grade:
Writing: Patriots Pen final typed (hard copy ONLY) essays are due 10/24--I need two copies; one copy with a heading/name the other without.

4th Hour: Reading in class from page 42 to page 52, plus 3 journal entries.

10th Grade:
Writing: 3 synthesis paragraphs due Monday on the "Sports in Schools" articles.  We will work on it in class today and finish the introduction and conclusion on Monday in class.

Modern Lit:
Reading: AFWTA, chapter 37 + annotations

AP Literature:
Vocabulary Units 1-4 review tests on Monday

Thursday, October 19, 2017

homework 10/19

All Classes: Please be working on memorizing your Poetry Out Loud poems.  Recitations begin 11/13.  8th grade has one poem to memorize, 10th and 12th grades have a short poem and a long poem to memorize.

8th Grade:
Spelling/phrases/Latin quiz over weeks 3 and 4 10/20
Patriots Pen--Drafting should be complete, peer review today, Final will be due next Tuesday 10/24
Reading: Fahrenheit 451--Reading in class, finish to page 45 in the red edition, 48 in the white edition.  Also, students need to have 3 journal entries in their reader's journal that follow the journal instructions sheet.  At least one entry will be completed in class together.
Latin II: 2D due 10/20


10th Grade:
Study for Review Vocabulary test 10/20 over units 1-4 terms
Greek: 10C and 10D--complete in class today

Modern Lit:
Study for Review Vocabulary test 10/20 over units 1-4 terms

AP Lit:
Review Vocabulary test moved to Monday--10/23
Finish Unit 1 essay for 10/20--Hard Copy Only please

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Home Work 10/18

8th Grade:
Finish Patriots Pen Draft for 10/19
POL: Memorize 1/2 poem NLT 10/20
Spelling/Phrases/Latin quiz over weeks 3 and 4--10/20
Latin II: 2D due 10/20


10th Grade:
Vocabulary review test units 1-4 10/20 definitions only
POL: short poem memorized NLT 10/20

Modern Lit:
Vocabulary review test units 1-4 10/20 definitions only
POL: short poem memorized NLT 10/20
Reading: Chapter 36 for 10/19

AP Lit:
Vocabulary review test units 1-4 10/20 definitions only
POL: short poem memorized NLT 10/20
Writing: Unit 1 Essay test response due 10/20

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Homework 10/17

8th Grade:
Finish 1/2 draft of Patriots Pen Essay.  The topic this year is "America's Gift to My Generation."  Students will have approximately 30 minutes of in class time to write today and have already completed a detailed brain map.  They should complete in class their introduction and one body paragraph, which will leave them with 1 body paragraph to write at home.
POL: Memorize 1/2 poem NLT 10/20
Latin II: 2C due 10/18, 2D due 10/20
Spelling/Phrases/Latin Quiz: Study weeks 3/4 for 10/20

10th Grade:
POL: Short poem memorized for 10/20
Testing: Beowulf test 10/18--review study guide
Vocabulary: Units 1-4 review test 10/20 definitions only

Modern Lit:
POL:Short Poem memorized for 10/20
Vocabulary: Units 1-4 review test 10/20
Reading: Chapters 34 and 35 for 10/18

AP Lit:
Unit 1 Final Essay due 10/20
Vocabulary: Units 1-4 review test 10/20

Monday, October 16, 2017

Welcome Back and Homework for 10/16

All-
Thank you for your patience the last two weeks as I was out of the country at a teacher training.  Parents and Students, please email me for clarification on assignments as needed.

Grade Reports are due back 10/18

8th Grade:
Spelling, phrases, and Latin II 2A-D test on Friday 10/20.  Students must study at least minutes each night.
In class we are still working on grammar review from Winston Grammar basic parts of speech.
Poetry Out Loud poems must be 1/2 way memorized NLT 10/20.  Recitation occurs November 13th.
Latin II 1C due 10/18, and 1D due 10/20
Also this week we are starting to draft our Patriots Pen Essay.

10th Grade:
Beowulf unit test 10/18
POL: Short poem memorized NLT 10/20, Recitation occurs November 13th.
Vocabulary: Units 1-4 review test 10/20

Modern Lit:
POL: Short poem memorized NLT 10/20, Recitation occurs November 13th.
Vocabulary: Units 1-4 review test 10/20
Reading: Chapter 32 + Annotations

AP:
Unit 1 Final essay due 10/20
POL: Short poem memorized NLT 10/20, Recitation occurs November 13th.
Vocabulary: Units 1-4 review test 10/20

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Home Work 9/26

8th grade:
Poetry Out Loud choose 1 poem 25 lines or longer NLT 10/9
Grammar worksheet #33 mark verbs, subjects, direct objects or predicate nominatives, adjectives and adverbs.

Modern Lit:
POL: choose 2 poems NLT 10/9
Vocabulary Unit 3 test 9/29
Tropes and Lit terms test 9/28
Grammar exercises 76/77 all due 9/27
reading: chapter 20

AP Lit:
POL: choose 2 poems NLT 10/9
Vocabulary Unit 3 test 9/29
Tropes and Lit terms test 9/28
Grammar exercises 7 all due 9/27
CR # 7-9/27


10th Grade:
POL: choose 2 poems NLT 10/9
Vocabulary Unit 3 test 9/29
Tropes and Lit terms test 9/28
Grammar exercises 76/77 all due 9/27
Anglo-Saxon article synthesis draft of 2 body paragraphs due 9/27


Friday, September 22, 2017

Homework Ending Week 3: 9/22

8th Grade:
Students finished reading "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment" in class.  Students are to write a rough draft of analysis of the elixir in the short story.  Students should have a six sentence minimum draft on Monday (9/25).

10th Grade:
Sword and Shield project due 9/29.
Final draft of HOBY essay due 9/25


Modern Lit:
Reading in A Farewell to Arms chapters 17 and 18 plus annotations. 

AP Lit:
In class practice timed write essay (40 minutes total)
Close reading #5 due 9/25
Finish King Lear Act 1