Pixar Plot Unit Quiz

For your final for the Pixar unit, watch the following video and complete a plot diagram over the events. Jack-Jack Attack You may watch the video two times and need to turn your quiz in to me after that.

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Shakespeare WebQuest

d Shakespeare WebQuest Today, we will be learning about William Shakespeare and his contributions to the English language! Throughout the next couple of classes, you will need to complete all five stations. You may start at any station, but you will need to finish during the second class day we work on this. Plan on spending about 15 minutes at each station. You can complete the tasks on a computer…

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Serial Unit Page

Here are some resources for you to use during our unit over the podcast, Serial. Serial Soundtrack For homework episodes, you can download the podcast on either of these. Make sure to listen just to Season 1. Serial on iTunes Stream Serial Online Serial on RadioPublic for Android If you want to read along while we listen to the episode in class, you can click the following links: Transcript of…

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Class Work Before Winter Break

Today, your work can be found on this PowerPoint. We are taking a break from ELA to practice some life lessons today. I will give you a participation grade for completing at least one activity described in the presentation. Let’s relax and practice some kindness and gratitude today.     Mrs. Hicks

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Salem Witch Trials WebQuest

This week, we will be researching important background information to help us prepare for our next text, Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible”.  You may look up videos on YouTube to get a preview of the play by searching for “Introduction to The Crucible”. Your assignment is to complete a WebQuest that gathers information from various informational websites. Here is the WebQuest Witch Trials in the Modern World You may copy the…

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Pre-AP Work 10-9-17

1. Complete Active Reading Passage #3 on pp.12-13 in your Writer’s Notebook. Complete Cornell Notes table regarding the passage. 2. On p.14 of your Writer’s Notebook, complete Essential Vocabulary table over the three passages you read from F451. What are some characteristics of Guy Montag’s society? Use evidence from the passages to support your choices using MLA citation. 3. Visit Purdue OWL’s page on plagiarism. Define the term on p.14…

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Text Selection and CARS Checklist

Pre-AP Classes: Here is your work for 9-15-17. Part one: Text Selection 1. Open to p.7 of your F451 Writer’s Notebook 2. Go to Purdue OWL MLA Format 3. Create Works Cited and Parenthetical References for the following sources you will be using for your essay: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury The Effect of Technology on Relationships by Alex Licerkman M.D. (Digital Article from Psychology Today) Entertaining Emotions: TV May…

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Independent Reading Scavenger Hunt

Today, we will be learning more about your independent reading assignments for this year. Using online search tools and the information from your Independent Reading Projects for 2017-2018 handout, you will learn about what your reading assignments will be for this year. Answer the questions below in the Reader Response section of your notebook. You may work with a partner or a group, but each person needs to record his…

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