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
For all of you who weren’t scored on Wednesday, follow the directions below. Keep in mind that I need to know as much as possible about how well you’ve achieved your goals for this project so far and what you plan to do in order to reach those goals, or change the goals, as we . . . → Read More: Project Submission Guidelines: English 12
Since so many of you are struggling to find this initial list of resources for our online work, I’m linking it here, too. May I suggest you bookmark this? Please add additional resources in comments below as you find them.
Posterous – Easy, collaborative, multimedia blogging for free. Sweet!
Google Sites – Make a website, . . . → Read More: English 12: Resources for Social Media Project
Some of you are considering using our “Splash URL” site as a form of media, but I’m not sure the point has gotten through about the possibilities here. Many of you are going out, roaming, finding students, interviewing them or videotaping them or otherwise getting information from them. Well, SplashURL generates a wee square that . . . → Read More: English 12: “SplashURL” or QR Codes Explained
We will begin a process essay and work on this both in and out of class over the next few weeks, with a due date of November 26. As we get started, keep in mind that this is not an exercise to see who can write the most, but who can most effectively support an . . . → Read More: Cornerstone Assessment: AP Literature
The notes from the short lecture on making your “pitch” persuasive have been shared with you in Google docs and are at the link below, as well. Please consider the project description document, particularly the section on the pitch. I recommend scraping a presentation together for a practice session in class tomorrow, and I am happy . . . → Read More: Notes: Eng 10 D “The Pitch” – Publish or Perish Project
Your groups are set for the cornerstone “Publish or Perish” project and are below. English 10 E, check my suggestions below for specific responsibility, keeping in mind that the storyboard is the actual hand-drawn art piece, and the galley proof can be done in the Comic Life program. The folder with all pertinent documents has . . . → Read More: Cornerstone Project: Eng 10 – Groups
A folder containing three essential documents for your upcoming cornerstone assessment has been shared with you in your Google docs. We will read the Project Description and Rubric together in our next class and rank preferences for roles: Writer, Artist, or Presenter. Work will begin in earnest in our next class, with presentations beginning the . . . → Read More: Cornerstone Assessment: Eng 10 Graphic Novel Unit – “Publish or Perish”
Please find the Cornerstone Assessment document at the link below. This is due at the beginning of your final class period of next week.
English 10 Creative Writing – Short Story Assessment
Your story will be graded on the ZIS English Department Writing Rubric, which is linked below. Be sure to make yourself familiar with . . . → Read More: English 10 – Cornerstone Assessment Unit 1