• This sites wiil be available to 2 weeks, after that I will update you. 

    Gale Temporary Sites

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  • English IV

    Modern States

    Start date  03-07-22

    Make a decision that you are going to learn the rules of the language you speak. Don't simply go through the lessons mindlessly; focus and learn. You only have one chance.

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  • You can now find our daily lessons under Daily Assignments tab.  

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  • 12-09-21

    English III

    WOD# 10piquancy (sub,main)

    I will schedule rest for next week. 
    You have a test tomorrow please study. Drama terminology, The Crucible, and the witches of Salem. 
    start reading The Crucible Act 1 

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  • 12-08-21

    English IV 

    • WOD # efface (main; main, parenthetical)
    • Questions about essays due 

    tonight before 11:59

    • The Canterbury Tales
    • Finish notes 
    • Websites
    • 1st video-The History of Stained Glass—take notes from 1. Obscure Beginnings 2. Gothic Stain Glass 3. Art Nouveau 4. 20th Century England
    • 2nd video-Canterbury Cathedral- 10 interesting notes from the article and 3 from the video. 

    English III

    • English Strategies # 5, 6, 7
    • ACT # 8—Barron's Book p. 28 (21-30) TIMED
    • Finish video and talk about questions for the video
    • Start reading "The Crucible"
    • Test on FRIDAY: Drama Terminology and background info for The Crucible 
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  • English IV 

    1. Grammar—Modifiers-take notes or put on index card
    2. Questions about essays-due by 11:59pm Wed. Night.
    3. Uploading your document
    4. Finish The Medieval notes

    Modifiers

    English III

    • 5th hour turn in essays
    • Questions about essays 
    • The Witches of Salem: The Horror and the Hope
    • Guided questions 
    • Test on Thursday Drama terminology and The Crucible background notes. 


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  • 12-06-21

     

    English IV

    15 minutes Mastery Prep Lessons 10, 13, 24, 30

    Questions about essays 

    2nd and 3rd get comic strips back

    Medieval Period, Chaucer & The Canterbury Tales

    Medieval Period, Chaucer, & The Canterbury Tales

     

    English III

    The Crucible Background

    English Strategies 2, 3, 4

    ACT # 8 folder p. 1

    Questions about essay

    The Crucible Background Notes

    Test on Thursday Drama Terminology, Background notes

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  • 12-02-21

    English IV 

    • Pick up a "the Canterbury Tales" packet on the table. 
    • Take out outline, rough draft, and working bibliography and rubric
    • Staple all together and turn into the basket.
    • Laptop, login, go to my webpage
    • New Cornel Sheet 
    • Topic The Medieval Period, Middle Ages, Chaucer, and Canterbury Tales
    • I will lecture on Monday from the PowerPoint, after you take notes. 

    English III

    1. Brain Teaser # 9 
    2. 4th: Essay due Friday no later than 11:59pm.
    3. Download The Crucible
    4. Download The Crucible Character   List

    5th: Essay due Mon. 12/6 no later than 11:59 pm

    1. Download The Crucible
    2. Download The Crucible Character List.
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  • The Canterbury Tales

    The Medieval Period, Chaucer, and The Canterbury Tales

     

     

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  • 11-30-21

    English IV

    • 2. TAKE OUT ALL OF YOUR ESSAY MATERIALS AND PUT THEM ON YOUR DESK.
    • 3. SHORT LESSON ON BODY PARAGRAPHS
    • 4. BEGIN BODY PARAGRAPHS, USE STRUCTURE AND FORMAT, WRITE IN ACTIVE VOICE.
    • 5. WRITE TWO BODY PARAGRAPHS IN CLASS AND TWO AT HOME TONIGHT. 
    • 6. WHILE YOU WORK, I WILL BE WALKING AROUND CHECKING THESIS STATEMENTS & WORKING BIB

    English III 

    • 2. WOD #9 interlopers (main; ca, main)
    • 3. 4th hour Rough Drafts back talk for a few min. and then start final draft. 
    • 5,7,8 Intro to The Crucible.
    • Homework: copy the following powerpoint on cornell notes, split page notes, or copy slides. Which ever form of study guide works for you. 

    The Crucible Background Information

     

     

     

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  • 11-29-21 

    English III

    Modern American Drama Terminology

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  • November 15-19th

    All week I have been having internet issues and have been unable to post daily assignments until today. In English IV, the class has been working on outlines, and introductions for their exemplification essay. English III has been working on rough drafts all week and turning in rough draft today at the end of their hour. 

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  • Colon & Semicolons

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  • 11-15-21

     

    English IV

    • 1. ACT Mastery Prep Resources Lesson 29- English Strategies (15 min) 
    • 2. Exemplification Essays
    • Get all information and sources together 
    • HOB novels available (you can check one out with me. Tedtalk- What Fear Can Teach Us, Beowulf, Movie 
    • Outline, All writing resources
    • Prompt
    • Rubric
    • 3. Patterns book p. 772 How to Cite 
    •      Take notes so that you will be able to use them at home. 
    •       Purdue Owl 

    English III

    • 1. ACT Mastery Prep Resources Lesson 29- English Strategies (15 min) 
    • Take out all resources, outline, literature, T-Chart, to use for your essay. Start on Body paragraphs
    • 2. Patterns book p. 772 How to Cite—take notes!!! You may want to make an index card. 
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  • 11-12-21

     

    English IV 

    1. Turn in Comic Strip
    2. Brain Teaser # 8 Brain Teaser # 8
    3. Finish Beowulf if you are not done.
    4. Movie Assignment--Watch a horror or thriller movie this weekend and fill out the graphic organizer. Make sure that it is school appropiate. (if for any reason you cannot watch tv, read a short story from Edgar Allan Poe, or some other short story) Movie graphic organizer
    5. Start essays on Monday, due date Friday.

     

    English III

    Finish Outline for Comparison and Contrast turn in at the end of the hour. Patterns for Writing 

    Patterns

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  • 11-10-21

    English IV

    • ACT # 7 Commas  commas
    • Beowulf—try to finish today in class, so we can start essay next week. 
    • If you have completed Beowulf work on comic strip due Friday!
    • During your class time!

    English III 

    • YGB test
    • Look at outlines, did they finish. Did they do it correctly. 
    • Work on essays

     

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  • 11-09-21

    English IV

    1. WOD # 7 hinder (sub, main; main)

    2. Continue to Read & annotate Beowulf: The Battle with 

    3. Gendel's mother (fear, courage, tone, conflict, symbol-water.)

    4. The Battle with the Dragon (foreshadowing, death and defeat, irony, tone, fear, dark and light, gold, conflict-Beowulf with self-, accepted fate, 1045-1050-important about human fear).

    English III

    Updated Compare and contrast rubric

     C/C Rubric

    1. WOD #8 imperious (main; main, parenthetical)
    2. On the rolling cart up front there and books The Patterns for College Writing. There are white ones and gray ones.
    3. Read and make an outline from the Comparison and Contrast chapter. Gray book p. 383-402. White book p. 387-406 What do you need to know to have a successful essay. 

    Outline Format

    sample outline

    Make sure you follow the rules! 

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  • 11-08-21

    English IV

    • Look at objective summaries/lAPTOPS
    • 15 min on Mastery Prep. Lessons in study hall: Usage conventions and Punctuation conventions.
    • Patterns for College-continue on your outline Gray book p. 204-213 White book p. 208-217

    English III

    • Look at Sinners Test
    • 15 min on Mastery Prep. Lessons in study hall: Usage conventions and Punctuation conventions.
    • Test on YGB Wednesday 11-10-21
    • Prewrite and thesis maybe Introduction
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  • Writing Resource:

    Owl Purdue

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  • English IV

    • ACT # 7 Handout 
    • "The Battle with Grendel" Assignment Comic Strip  100 points
    • Due Thursday 11-11-21
    • Comic Strip Rubric
    • Finish reading and annotating "The Battle with Grendel"

    English III 

    • ACT # 7 handout
    • YGB finish reading and answering questions
    • Work on T-Chart for essay
    • C/C rubric
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  • 11-04-21  

    English IV 

    • Grammar p. 145-146 
    • Patterns for College Textbooks 
    • Gray book p. 199-204
    • White book p.203-208
    • Outline these pages with proper format
    • Beowulf "The Battle with Grendel" finish reading and annotating what you don't finish in class is homework.

    English III

    • Grammar p. 61-62 follow my directions: circle all nouns and pronouns, box verbs and verb phrases, underline adjectives. 
    • Finish YGB  what you don't finish in class is homework. 
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  • 11-03-21

    English IV

    • WOD #6 enhance  (main, main) 
    • Take out your laptop and your Beowulf Homework. (quiz)
    • "The Battle with Grendel" 
    • Start annotating for humans and fear, tone, and preparing for your essay. 
    • Make sure you have notes from HOB, Tedtalk--https://www.ted.com/talks/karen_thompson_walker_what_fear_can_teach_us?language=en, 

    English III

    • WOD #7 elicit (sub, main; main)
    • pop quiz​
    • Continue with YGB

     

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  • 11-02-21

    English IV

    Brain Teaser # 7 Brain Teaser #7

    The Coming of Beowulf read and annotate. Don't forget to add tone words to annotations

     

    English III

    Brain Teaser # 7 Brain Teaser #7

    T-Chart 

    YGB 1st paragraph

     

     

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  • 11-01-21

    English IV

    1. 15 MIN. OF MASTERY PREP
    2. A FEW NOTES ON OBJECTIVE SUMMARY
    3. TONE WORDS 
    4. FINDING OUR PLACE IN BEOWULF 

    English III

    1. SINNERS IN THE HANDS OF AN ANGRY GOD TEST. IN FORMS!
    2. WHEN YOU ARE DONE DO MASTERY PREP.

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  • Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God

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  • How to cite Beowulf:

    citations

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  • 10-27/28-21

    English IV 

     

    I have sent an email with a direct access to your email. Go back and save your objective summary there please. 

    Activities for The Coming of Beowulf

    English III

    1. Peterson's Test Prep

    2. Download to your onedrive and save as "Young Goodman Brown". You may want to create a "YGB" folder to save all your work in. 

    "Young Goodman Brown"

    3. Complete the 1st Learning Activity on p. 1. 

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  • 10-26-21

    English IV

    1. Watch the Prezi. 

    Prezi for Poetry

    2. Read the rubric (we will not be using  paraphrasing this time so it will be worth 16 points.

    Objective Rubric

    3. Write a prewrite for your objective summary.

    4. Make sure to proofread 

    5. Type your summary. Make sure to use MLA heading on your paper. 

    6. Proofread for typing errors.

    7. File save as Your name, and Grendel Attacks the Danes 

    8. Drop into the folder that I sent you in your email. 

     

    English III 

    1.Ignore the email I sent it doesn't work. 

    2. On an index card rewrite the following slide of linking verbs

    Linking Verbs

    3. Finish reading and annotating Sinners and complete activity 3 at the end. 

    4. On a cornell sheet define the following literary terms:

         allegory 

         symbolism

         point of view (all 3)

         irony 

         foreshadowing

         tone 

         plot: introduction, rising action, climaz, falling action, resolution 

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  • 10-25-21

    • WOD # 5 tout  ( , paren, )
    • Sheet of loose leaf paper name date hour upper right corner
    • On the front make a chart of personal and possessive 1st, 2nd, and 3rd person, singular and plural. 
    • On the back list all of the helping verbs
    • Beowulf 
    • Finish Grendel Attacks the Danes
    • Read and annotate
    • Take notes on how to Write an objective summary 8 sentences structured and formatted  
    • Objective Summary

    English III

    • WOD # 6 disapprobation ( , paren, )
    • Sinners
    • Finish paragraphs 1-5
    • Add 6-10 
    • Work in pairs to complete 
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  • 10-19-21

    English IV

    1. Classes please meet in the media room in F hall. You will meet with senior counselor Ms. Dunham. 

    English III

    1. Grammar: Nouns and pronouns Unit One the front of your packet.
    2. Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God handouts are on my desk. You are to do Activity One and read the directions for Activity Two complete paragraphs 1-5.
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  • 10-14-21

    English IV

    • Beowulf Background test
    • Sheet of college ruled loose leaf paper
    • Blue or black ink pen
    • Name, date, and hour upper right-hand corner
    • Title: Beowulf Background test
    • Number straight down the page if needed continue on the back.

    English III

    • WOD # 6 dismay (main:main)
    • When to use a colon
    • Sinners
    • Finish background notes on Jonathan Edwards
    • Imagery Activity 
    • Start Reading Sinners
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  • 10-04-21 Outline info 

    Anglo-Saxon and Middle Ages

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  • Anglo-Saxon Period

    Historical Background Outline

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  • Mcneese

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  • McNeese Admissions

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  • HOB 6-10

    HOB 6-10 quiz

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  • video question

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  • 09-15-21

    English IV

    1. Reviewed for Writing Exam

    2. Spent the rest of the hour showing them again how to access classwork. went through it step by step. Allow them to use their laptop. Showed them how to save their work to a OneDrive folder and how to share it with me. 

    3. Signed up for Commonlit account. 

     

    English III

    Spent the hour showing them again how to access classwork. went through it step by step. Allow them to use their laptop. Showed them how to save their work to a OneDrive folder and how to share it with me. 

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  • 09-15-21

     

    English III

    The Custom House questions

     

     

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  • I am working on getting the video for English III to work. Go ahead and read. I may send an alternate video. 

     

    English III and IV make sure you are completing your work. 

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  • 7th hour 

     

    https://www.classroomclipboard.com/867776/Test/BC6BB09E-688D-45E7-B3F9-03D0CFB23CC9

    writing exam

    MB4TPK

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  • PLEASE DO NOT EDIT POWERPOINTS! OTHER CLASSES WILL NEED THE CORRECT NOTES. 

     

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    09-08-21

    English IV 

    1. Writing Unit—Read about the Thesis for essays, take notes, put on index card (if you do index cards). Do not start the exercise, we will do this in class together.
    2. Read through the PowerPoint on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle taking notes using the Cornell note taking technique or by using an outline. The PowerPoint link is on my teacher page. (SHHS web site)   

     

     

    English III 

    1. Read through the PowerPoint on Nathaniel Hawthorne taking notes by using the Cornell note taking technique or by using an outline. The PowerPoint link is on my teacher page. (SHHS web site)

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

     

    Cornell Notes--copy and paste into word document you shouold be able tom edit and take notes. Save to your One Drive, make a folder for English then save with a title in that folder . 

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  • 23 August  2021 English III & IV 

    1. ACT # 1 Booklet p.1  
    2. How to get your work on-line
    3. Grade Essays-take everythingoff ofyour desk. 
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  • 19 August 2021

    English 3 and 4

     

    Continue working on Assessment essay. You should be finished with your rough draft by the end of the hour. 

    Homeroom 3rd hour

     

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Lessons for Today!

  • 20 August 2021

    English IV and English III

    Writing for Assessment 

    Pick up your essay.

    Finish final draft and turn in at the end of the hour. Staple in this order.

    1. Final Draft--MLA format heading, in blue or black ink, skip a line.

    2. Rough Draft

    3. Prewrite

    4. English IV video notes

    4. English III Grammar 

     

    Will start taking fees Monday!!! 

  • 18 August 2021 

    English IV

    • BRAIN TEASER #1 (THIS WILL GO IN THE COLLEGE SECTION, LABEL BRAIN TEASERS)
      BEGIN WRITING UNIT 
    • WRITING FOR ASSESSMENT TAKE OUT PG. 10 FROM YOUR GUIDEBOOK. PAPER TO TAKE NOTES FROM THE VIDEO
    • TED TALK HTTPS://WWW.TED.COM/TALKS/TIM_URBAN_INSIDE_THE_MIND_OF_A_MASTER_PROCRASTINATOR  
    • Write a well-developed persuasive, cause/effect, argumentive, or  exemplification essay: Requirements 
    • 400-600 words. Do not count the words “a, an, the”, do not use “a lot” or “very”.
    • Final draft must be written in blue or black ink  Must be handwritten skip a line.   Due End of class on Friday 08-20-21
    • Video notes (25 pts)
    • Make sure you have plenty of details. 
    • Prewrite (25 pts)
    • Handwritten rough draft (25 pts.) Can be in pencil. With revisions
    • Final Draft (25 points) 
    • Misspelled words are not allowed, 5 points will be deducted for each word that is not spelled correctly.
    • Every day your work must be turned in at the end of the hour, you cannot take it home.
    • Work diligently every day. Due at the end of class Friday!
    • Some thoughts and ideas
    • If procrastination isn’t about laziness, then what is it about?
    • We procrastinate because of bad moods?
    • Do we procrastinate to feel better?
    • How do we get to the root cause of our procrastination?
    • What are some other, healthier ways to manage your feelings that typically trigger procrastination? 

    English III

    • Brain Teaser #1 (This will go in the ACT section, label Brain Teasers)
    • Begin Writing Unit 
    • Writing for Success in the writing section take out the very first pg. The assignment is on the back of the pg.