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Posted: September 24, 2014

Eng 9 - Thanks for handing in your letter and all of the process...ALONG WITH the proof that it's terrific!  Tomorrow, we'll continue looking at literal vs figurative language.  I TOLD you poetry was going to be good!Eng 122 - Hello!  Remember:1.  Your Reflection is due Friday2.  The outline for your supported research essay is due Friday (Thursday if you're traveling on Friday)  3.  Section III of Hiroshima is due Monday4.  You'll also have an Article of the Week for Monday night5.  The entire essay and process are due next Thursday (including a draft and a peer edit, right?) We'll just knock these down one at a time!  You're doing great!

Posted: September 23, 2014

Eng 9 - Hey there!  Nice work on your Articles of the Week last night!  Don't forget that your friendly letters are due tomorrow.  I'll show you how to put all of the Process parts in order.  Then...POETRY!  Yesssssss!!!!Eng 122 - Thanks for completing your Article of the Week and readings for today.  Plug away at section III of Hiroshima (while taking notes and completing the Guiding Questions), and your supported research essay.  You're doing great!

Posted: September 22, 2014

English 9 -  Thanks for working so diligently on your friendly letters today...and for the past few days.  The whole process is due on Wednesday, which would include the analysis, the outline, the draft, the peer checklist, and your best copy placed right under the terrific rubric we created together!  For tonight, please complete your Article of the Week. English 122 - Hey there!  Your Article of the Week is due for tomorrow, along with completing section II of Hiroshima.  We'll have a great say tomorrow!
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Posted: April 7, 2014

English 9 - Please complete questions 1, 2 and 6 for Act 1, scene 2.  AND, if you need to, please make your "All the world's a stage" assignment better.  Much appreciated. Eng 122 - Article of the Week - due tomorrow.  Reflection due on Friday...and don't forget to plug away at your non-fiction selection (you'll need to do a One-Pager and a BookTalk). Eng 112 - Nothing for tomorrow!

Posted: March 10, 2014

Eng 9 - Nice start with your presentations today!  We'll keep on truckin' tomorrow. Eng 122 - Article of the Week is due tomorrow.  Also, you'll begin frontloading for either Dr. Faustus or Oedius Rex.  Remember that your supported research essay is due on Wednesday...along with all parts of the process. Eng 112 - You began your multi-genre projects today...due on Friday!
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Posted: February 24, 2014

Eng 9 - Thanks for the great feedback from my presentation on the Globe theatre today.  I'll have your rubrics ready for you tomorrow, and you can get to work on your own presentations! Eng 122 - Article of the Week due tomorrow.  Also, we selected a due date for the final of your supported research essay - Wednesday, March 12.  Between now and then, you must complete the draft outline, OK it with me, get your first draft edited by a peer, then tidy up the final.  Should be great!  We'll be making up your Bloom's test tomorrow. Eng 112 - Thanks for the five-minute write today.  Please have your SYMBOLS assignment completed for tomorrow (at the beginning of class).
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Posted: February 23, 2014

Eng 9 - Thanks for handing in your incredible research essays!  For those of you who didn't, I look forward to receiving them on Monday.  Next...presentations! Eng 122 - For Monday, please choose only one character from the final section of Hiroshima, read about what happened to them in the long run, and write a short summary of what you learn about that person. Eng 112 - On Monday, we'll complete an assignment dealing with SYMBOLS in your novels, and we'll start wrapping our brains around the multi-genre project you'll be completing.

Posted: February 18, 2014

Eng 9 - Your draft and peer edit are due by the end of class tomorrow.  In class, we will create the final rubric together, so that you get credit for what's been taking up most of your efforts! Eng 122 - Article of the Week is due tomorrow.  Also, we'll have a big say about section III of Hiroshima and get a little further along with the next step of your supported research essay. Eng 112 - Your whole novel must be completed for Friday.  For tomorrow, please complete teh "Conflicts" assignment.
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Posted: February 16, 2014

Eng 9 - Most of you are now merrily working away at your typed draft - nice job!  AND you're using Microsoft Word to do teh MLA citation for you.  These will be finished on Tuesday, when we will also create the final rubric we'll be using (after you get a trusted peer to complete an edit for you). Eng 122 - Thanks for completing your end of section II quiz today.  For Tuesday, you'll need to complete section III of Hiroshima, along with the Guiding Questions.  We'll also brainstorm some ideas for your supported research essay. Eng 112 - Your entire novel, whatever it happens to be, must be completed by next Friday, Feb. 21.  Please ensure taht you are keeping up with every reading target and making a boatload of notation.

Posted: February 11, 2014

Eng 9 - Another great five-minute write and "a say".  Remember that your draft (types) is due this Friday, but you must get your outline approved first. Eng 122 - Thanks for a great say about last night's Article of the Week.  Section II of Hiroshima is due on Thursday, along with your notation and Guiding Questions.  REMINDER: Reflection due on Friday. Eng 112 - Thanks for the fivr-minute write and "a say".  From there, we played "Does anyone else..." as a way to spark discussion about your selected novels.  Thanks for letting me eavesdrop...  Keep plugging away at your reading targets and making lots of notation.  Theme, theme, theme...  REMINDER: Reflection due on Friday, you L - Z scholars!