Commander Day Lessons Update 2-12-18

English 3 students should do the Commander Day 3 assignment in the packet which asks you to complete the Character Analysis Frame sheet.  If you don’t have your packet at home, you will find an electronic copy of the packet in the Commander Day post dated January 9 in the virtual classroom. Kentucky Literature students should write a one page reflection on the writers that have been studied thus far…

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Commander Day Lessons Update 1-18-18

English 3 students should complete the Commander Day 4 assignment and use “The Abstract Words for Thematic Ideas” page of the packet as a guide to answer questions provided about the passage from Commander Day 1. Kentucky Literature students follow this link to the Poetry Foundations page on Kentucky writer Wendell Berry: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/wendell-berry#tab-poems Read the biographical sketch and select a poem to read.  For your selected poem write responses to the…

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Commander Day Lesson Update 1-17-18

English 3 students should complete Commander Day 2 work as outlined in the packet (explication sheet and a web/list of 10 words that reinforce tone, mood, theme, or characterization in the text.  Answer the questions: What do those words have in common? Why might the author choose these particular words?) Kentucky Literature students follow this link to the Poetry Foundations page on Kentucky writer Wendell Berry: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/wendell-berry#tab-poems Read the biographical…

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Commander Day Lesson Update 1-16-18

English 3 Tuesday/Thursday students should complete the Commander Day 3/Character Analysis Frame sheet in the packet. Kentucky Literature students should make sure they have completed the story activity that was posted on January 11th and be prepared to discus the stories in class. Public Speaking students should read and/or listen to Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech and answer the following: What is King’s purpose(s) in this…

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Commander Day Lessons Update 1-11-18

English 3 students who meet the class on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday should have completed all activities for Commander Day 1 in the packet.  This includes reading and annotating Alice Walker’s “Everyday Use” and generating five critical questions about the text based on your annotations.  This is due to me no later than next Wednesday. English 3 students who meet the class on Tuesday and Thursday should have completed all…

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Commander Day Lessons

English 3–Students should read Alice Walker’s “Everyday Use” (in the packet that was distributed last semester), annotate the passage for specific purpose (choose characterization, tone, mood, diction, or theme).  Develop five critical questions about the text based on annotation.   There are no Commander Day assignments for Public Speaking, Kentucky Literature, Intro to Theater, and Journalism at this time.

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