Friday, October 13, 2017

**FALL BREAK REMINDERS and ASSIGNMENTS DUE MON. 10/23

1st/3rd British Lit./Comp.

**NO HW DUE MON. 10/23


2nd Pre-AP American Lit./Comp.

HW DUE MON. 10/23:

Individually, take your groups' work from this past week in class and COMPOSE AN ESSAY ROUGH DRAFT using the examples and analysis you created from your annotations of The Road
--this should come together extremely quickly, and your COMPLETED ROUGH DRAFT is due MON. 10/23 after fall break!

**ESSAY INSTRUCTIONS AND WRITING CHECKLIST FOR COMPLETION:
--TAKE YOUR MAIN TOPIC (DEAD BODIES, ASH, GOOD ROAD vs. BAD ROAD, MAN'S FEAR OF LOSING THE BOY, etc.): *THIS IS OBVIOUSLY YOUR PROMPT FOR THE PAPER
--WRITE AN INTRODUCTION PARAGRAPH THAT TELLS WHAT YOUR PAPER IS ABOUT (DO NOT GIVE A SUMMARY!) DO NOT FORGET YOUR THESIS (*THIS FIRST THESIS WILL BE KNOWN AS A 'WORKING THESIS')

--YOUR BODY PARAGRAPHS COME FROM YOUR CATEGORIES AND QUOTES (*THE TOPIC SENTENCE WOULD BE: "THE USE OF ASH IN THE TEXT IS SOMETIMES VIEWED AS ___")

--AFTER YOUR TOPIC SENTENCE, INCLUDE YOUR EVIDENCE (THIS IS YOUR QUOTE THAT BEST PROVES YOUR CLAIM SENTENCE)
--AFTER YOUR EVIDENCE, YOU MUST ANALYZE WHAT YOUR QUOTE IS SAYING, AND WHY IT IS IMPORTANT IN PROVING YOUR CLAIM
--AFTER YOUR ANALYSIS, YOU WILL WRITE YOUR CONNECTION IN THE SAME PARAGRAPH: (ALSO CALLED 'THE TRANSITION SENTENCE')

--NEXT PARAGRAPH, GIVE A CLAIM THAT SHOWS HOW YOU MOVED FROM ONE POINT TO THE NEXT

**ESSAY STYLE/FORMAT REQUIREMENTS TO REMEMBER:
--compose the essay in 8th ed. MLA STYLE, all standard requirements
--must have a MINIMUM of THREE (3) BODY PARAGRAPHS
--each BODY PARAGRAPH needs to include a MINIMUM of SEVEN (7) sentences
--include a Work Cited entry for The Road (*which we completed together in class this week)

Thursday, October 12, 2017

**REMINDERS FOR FRIDAY 10/13**

1st/3rd British Lit./Comp.

**NO HW DUE FRI. 10/13


2nd Pre-AP American Lit./Comp.

--REMINDER: If you have not finished reading THE ROAD, please DO SO TONIGHT, Thurs. 10/12!!! 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

**REMINDERS FOR WED. 10/11 and HW DUE THURS. 10/12

1st/3rd British Lit./Comp.

**NO HW DUE WED. 10/11 or THURS. 10/12!

--Remember for WED. 10/11: I WILL NOT see 1st block British Lit. (*UNDERCLASSMEN TESTING DAY SCHEDULE), but I will see 3rd block if you're present Wednesday!!




2nd Pre-AP American Lit./Comp.

--Remember: I WILL NOT see you all tomorrow, Wed. 10/11--UNDERCLASSMEN TESTING DAY SCHEDULE

**UPDATE for the rest of this week**

**HW DUE THURS. 10/12:

1) Per instructions in class, and just as you completed the FIRST TWO VOCAB SHEETS #1 and #2complete the FINAL THE ROAD VOCABULARY SHEET (NOTES section of binder)

"The Road: A Big, Archaic Vocabulary Assortment Sheet #3
**pp. 129-287**

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2) DUE THURS. 10/12:

**MAKE SURE you have together the following SIX (6) SPECIFIC ASSIGNMENTS we've completed over the LAST TWO WEEKS for The Road

1) THE ROAD VOCABULARY SHEET #1 (pp.16-79)/NINE WORDS 
2) THE ROAD VOCABULARY SHEET #2 (pp.56-91)/NINE WORDS
3) THE ROAD **VOCABULARY SHEET #3 (pp.129-287)/NINE WORDS (**DUE THURS. 10/12)

4) THROAD READING CHECK #1 (one sheet/completed)

5) THE ROAD READING CHECK #2 (one sheet/completed) [**Savannah/Hope: you will turn this in incomplete, BUT you'll both complete it at a later date**]

6) THE ROAD READING CHECK #3 (two sheets/stapled w/ONE QUESTION ANSWERED PER STUDENT!) [**TO GET CREDIT FOR THIS, EVERYONE be sure answer the ONE QUESTION they were assigned on this, and we'll discuss your responses/complete this at a later date**]

**HANNAH: The ABOVE SIX (6) ASSIGNMENTS are due for you WED. 10/11 by the end of the school day

**THESE EACH ARE PART OF A GRADE THAT I WILL BE ASSESSING as I look at how THOROUGHLY (and correctly) you completed each assignment based on what you were asked to complete (**most of which we went over together/discussed in class)
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3) **FINALLY, BY CLASS THURS. 10/12:

Make sure you've FINISHED reading McCarthy's post-apocalyptic novel The Road (pp. 287)