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Posted: April 2, 2013

English 9 - Hey there!  Today, we began the next phase of your Month One in Words packet, with you selecting which topic you'd like to develop and choosing the best text form (type of writing) for that particular topic.  The final, polished piece (along with all parts of the process) is due APRIL 16 (two weeks from today).  I've attached the assignment page and rubric.  We then continued reading in our Shakespearean gem, and met our friend Shylock... English 122 - You have an Article of the Week due tomorrow, and we enjoyed a few Book Talks.  We'll continue with those tomorrow.

Posted: March 11, 2013

English 9 - Welcome back!  We will continue your presentations tomorrow, so make sure yours is good to go! English 122 - Hey there!  Your Article of the Week is due tomorrow, as are your presentations.

Posted: February 26, 2013

English 9 - Research essay due tomorrow!  Wooo! English 122 - Ditto!  Yours is due tomorrow, too!!

Posted: February 25, 2013

English 9 - EVERYTHING related to your essay (your notes, outline, edited draft, peer edit form and final draft) is due on Wednesday at the beginning of class.  If you've finished, good on ya'!  We covered "How To Deliver A Great Presentation" in class today (it's attached to this post), so you can get started on that. English 122 - Thanks so much for the fantastic Bllom's questions today.  Your test will be tomorrow.  Also due tomorrow, your Article of the Week, based on your big ol' beautiful teen brains!

Posted: February 22, 2013

English 9 - Your typed draft is DUE on Monday.  If it hasnt been peer-edited yet, you will do so on that day.  Good work! English 122 - Your research essay with support is due on WEDNESDAY.  On Monday in class, you'll receive your Article of the Week and create the Bloom's questions for your Hiroshima quiz.

Posted: February 19, 2013

English 9 - Many of you have completed (or nearly completed) your typed draft.  Good work!  They are to be completed on Thursday, when you will need to get a classmate (someone you trust) to fill in a Peer Editing Form. English 122 - Your Article of the Week is due tomorrow, and you should have your research completed for Thursday, so we can get to the task of writing our drafts in class.
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Posted: February 15, 2013

English 9 - GREAT WORK on your MLA-formatted research essays.  We'll likely have the drafts done on Monday. English 122 - Please read up on one of the six survivors in the final section of Hiroshima and write a short summary of how life panned out for them.  Have your research on your mind, as well...

Posted: February 14, 2013

English 9 - Hey!  Be sure to have your essay outline completed, as we'll be typing the drafts tomorrow! English 122 - Remember to have a reflection ready for tomorrow, and finish reading to the end of section III.  In class, we'll have a say, then get back to conducting research for your selected topic.

Posted: February 13, 2013

English 9 - Great job with your five-minute write, and note making/taking.  Tomorrow, you'll finish up your essay outline. English 122 - Today, you wrote a quiz on section II of Hiroshima, we discussed the Guiding Questions for that section...and we FINALLY covered MLA citation in Microsoft Word!!!!  For tomorrow, please read to page 49. 

Posted: February 11, 2013

English 9 - Hey there!  Today, you started off with your five-minute writing, then got to work researching and organizing the notes for your selected topic.  Great job!  We'll pick that up tomorrow. English 122 - Hey to you, too!  You received your Article of the Week today (due tomorrow), your Reflections from last Friday (complete with a master list of correction symbols!), your research essay outline, and we created the rubric I'll use to score your completed pieces.  Remember that section II of Hiroshima is also due for tomorrow, along with the Guiding Questions.