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Posted: March 30, 2016

There will be a test on chapter 2 tomorrow (Thursday, March 31). 

Posted: March 29, 2016

There will be a test on chapter 2 on Thursday.

Posted: March 29, 2016

To Kill a Mockingbird:  Read chapters 2 and 3 and complete the following questions.

  1. Describe Scout’s character.
  2. Describe the Cunninghams. 
  3. Why does Walter pour syrup on everything and why does Atticus get angry at Scout for noticing?
  4. Describe the Ewells.
  5. Contrast the Cunninghams and the Ewells.
  6. What sort of man is Atticus Finch?
  7. What impression do we get of school from this novel?  What does Scout’s unpleasant first day tell us about Maycomb’s social order?  What can we infer about the author’s attitudes towards children and education?


Posted: March 24, 2016

To Kill a Monckingbird:  Read chapter 1 and complete the following activity.


Chapter 1

Describe the setting so far.  Include everything you think is relevant.  Be sure to include a description of the Radley house and surrounding yard.


Posted: March 24, 2016

Brochure project presentations will take place on Tuesday, March 29. 

Posted: March 1, 2016

Your test on unit 1 will be on Friday, March 4. 

Posted: February 4, 2016

Complete the poetry worksheet on both versions of "Candle in the Wind" and be prepared to discuss your answers.

Posted: January 12, 2016

Complete the Article of the Week for tomorrow. 

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Posted: January 11, 2016

Complete the worksheet on "The Highwayman" for tomorrow. 

Posted: December 16, 2015

Complete the "Designing With Color" worksheet for tomorrow. 

Posted: December 16, 2015

Your Short Story Project is due tomorrow. 

Posted: December 10, 2015

Your Short Story Project is due on Thursday, December 17.

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Posted: December 8, 2015

This is just a reminder that your Book in a ... Project is due next Monday, December 14.

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Posted: November 27, 2015

Complete the "Mr. Know-All" questions for Monday.   Remember - Monday is the last day to make a donation for Gifts of Hope. 

Posted: November 24, 2015

The Architecture Poster Project is due tomorrow.  We will be going to the lab to type final copies of the questions, which are to be passed in at the end of class with your poster.