Archive for December, 2011
Before you read Act One from Death of a Salesman, do some research and make notes on the setting and times of when the play was set. Start by reading these links: http://www.shmoop.com/death-of-a-salesman/setting.html http://www.yalerep.org/about_rep/willpower/Salesman_Study_Guide.pdf Here are some key terms to help you: The American Dream, Wall Street Crash (the original one), The Depression, Consumerism, Post [...]
Now that you have completed your first draft and had your mini conferences with me….think about this question: HOW CAN I CONNECT MY SENTENCES AND PARAGRAPHS? ANSWER: LINKING WORDS (A.K.A. CONNECTIVES, COHESIVE DEVICES) See if you can use some of these to help structure your work: Addition: also, again, as well as, besides, furthermore, in [...]
Since we now do have class tomorrow - you will have time to work on your invention. Look forward to hearing more about your creative candy!
If you didn’t get this done in class – please edit your poem and make sure you have included 2 Poetic Devices. Also, find an image that your think represents your poem. Lastly, provide a title for your poem. As discussed, this is work in progress, so the final draft isn’t due yet – just [...]
Please learn the 10 the words from 27 A – see the vocabulary sheet (So, from “poignant chronicle” to “evocative scenes”)
Spend no more than 20 minutes applying the PEE formula to your essay! Point (you main idea/topic sentence) Evidence (example from book -you can also use a quotation) Explanation (write a concluding sentence to show how the evidence supports your main point) See the notes I sent to you via email for more information – [...]
Please continue annotating the extracts. Don’t forget to bring along your copy of ”Twelfth Night” to class!
Please spend no more than 20 minutes on your essay. Don’t forget to use all the notes I sent to you via email.
Please continue taking notes for your character study – we’ll go over the essay structure and questions in class on Monday. Don’t forget to bring your Roald Dahl book to class!
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- (The Purdue) Online Writing Lab
- Daily Puzzles
- Dictionary – use me!
- Easy Bib
- Find books like…
- Free eBooks (Project Gutenberg)
- Graphic Organizers
- How to cite audio files
- Interactive Quizzes on Grammar
- Rules for Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling
- Sakura Medal Books
- Six Traits of Writing
- The Writing Process
- Visu Words
- Visual Dictionary
- Wiki-how English
- Word of the day
- YIS Bibliography