Please see the document linked below with directions for our first external assessment – a “written task.” Also below are the marking bands or rubrics for SL & HL. All documents may be found in the Unit 3 shared Handouts collection in Google Docs. The due date for the first draft is January 20, but . . . → Read More: External Assessment – Written Task 1 – IB L&L
Your Macbeth cornerstone assessment is tentatively due on January 18 and is based on the document linked below. We will work on this assessment both in and out of class. Please read the document and ask any and all questions.
Macbeth Cornerstone Assessment
Please excuse the less than perfect audio, but this video should prove helpful to those of you braving the podcast project for our Into Thin Air oral activity. Feedback on the video is welcomed.
Unit 2 Eng 10 Summative Oral Activity Introductory Podcast
Please listen to the podcast above (just press the play triangle) and read the Google Doc handout in the Handouts collection for directions and a rubric for your final summative assessment for the Nonfiction Unit based on Into Thin Air. We will discuss this in class, as . . . → Read More: Assessment: English 10 G & H – Into Thin Air Nonfiction Unit Final Assessment
Here is a video lecture about writing a thesis statement in essay writing. This video is the second of three on essential academic essay skills. Please leave any feedback as a comment.
Here is a video version of today’s lecture and discussion about dissecting a prompt prior to writing a thesis statement in essay writing. This video is the first of three on essential academic essay skills. Please leave any feedback as a comment.
As we move into the final weeks of our first unit, The Short Story, we have some projects coming up that you should be aware of. First, as a reminder, the final test on the Fiction Literary Terms will be in two weeks and will be fill-in-the-blank. Next, we have an ongoing project that will begin . . . → Read More: Classwork & Homework: English 10 G & H – Unit 1
Your sheet for review in preparation for the exam is linked below.
Final Exam Review
Please find the poems for this weekend’s homework linked below.
We Real Cool – Gwendolyn Brooks – you should listen to this, as well, as it makes rhythm very clear
The Golden Shovel – Terrance Hayes
Read both poems and note any similarities and major differences during your reading on this Venn Diagram, which has . . . → Read More: Homework: AP Lit C & F – Poetry
Consider reviewing these notes before tomorrow’s class in order to reap maximum benefit from our Question 3 practice exercises. The notes have been shared with you in Google docs and are linked below.
Writing a Good Thesis Statement