Please follow this link for an introduction and link to the summer reading assignment documents for the 2012-2013 school year. AP Literature and Composition will read Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried. IB Lang/Lit HL Year 2 will read Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms. Enjoy!
For Tuesday, work in the groups assigned below in a Google Doc to analyze and prepare a response to each sonnet. See the linked Google Doc for more directions.
Groups with link to assigned sonnet:
Group 1 – Mishari, Gaby, Carolina, Salina Group 2 – Daniela, Pilar, Rachel, Maya Group 3 – Uday, Michela, Jack, . . . → Read More: AP Lit: Group Analysis of Sonnet
Please listen to this powerful podcast feature released this week. Please answer the questions below, as well. If you have an interest, here is another example from the same program on a different topic.
Why is this subject worthy of a feature? What is the main point of this piece? Does it have a perspective or . . . → Read More: Homework: Digital Journalism – Podcast Feature
In groups, read Macbeth 2.1. Then, plan a mini-play around the dagger speech. Imagine another situation in any setting with any characters and change the dagger to another object. Make sure it’s clear why your protagonist is conflicted about the object, why they desire and loath the object so much as to hallucinate it. Plan . . . → Read More: English 10 H Block Assignment
Thanks to you, students, for sharing this good idea from Mrs. Johnson’s class – Google Doc spreadsheets with assignments & due dates for homework and projects. If you look on the right side of the page, you will see the new menu and link to your class’s spreadsheet. I will do my best to be . . . → Read More: Announcement: Assignment Trackers
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
Our online discussion involves the reading of a beautiful poem, linked below and to the directions for the discussion (which may be found here). Please read the poem, consider connections to the themes of Never Let Me Go, and briefly respond in a single post. Also, read the directions about responding to your peers.
Poem . . . → Read More: Homework: AP Lit – Online Discussion & Revision
All, I scored and gave feedback on all paragraphs that were submitted to me in Google Docs. Please see the comments, as you have all made solid improvements and I think the comments will help you as you work on the current essay. If you haven’t submitted a paragraph yet, please see the notes with . . . → Read More: Announcement: IB L&L HL – Please See Your Paragraphs for Feedback!
Let’s build on your recent, successful paragraphs with a good essay written in class over the next two class periods. Mr. Friesen will be in class with you, and he is a good resource for you on writing and building an analysis from your reading. If you would like additional instruction, please see the three . . . → Read More: Classwork: IB L&L HL – Process Essay on The Psychopath Test