Homework 11/30

English 10/Honors English 10: Complete the close reading of In Defense of the Everglade Pythons. Be sure to answer all the questions and complete all the close-reading steps. (Numbers 1-7.)

APE: Review the Hamlet videos on the website, lest you forget the greatness that is Hamlet. Or bask in the glory of a complete lack of APE homework. Whatever.

A Note from Ms. P

Students,

Remember that Ms. P’s classroom is a safe space. I have a strict open-door policy–you may talk to me anytime about your concerns both in and outside of academics. If any of you need support, please don’t hesitate to talk to me, your other teachers, the counselors, or the crisis intervention team.

We are a community in room 232. Let’s continue to support and encourage each other.

Love,

Ms. P

Homework 11/28

English 10/Honors English 10: Complete the Guided Reading Questions for Hope for Animals and Their World. Turn them into the box at the beginning of the hour on Tuesday, November 29, 2016.

APE: Read pages 1-50 in Their Eyes Were Watching God. Reading questions will be turned in at the completion of the unit.

Homework 11/23

English 10/Honors English 10: Finish the poem paraphrasing with figurative language notation. Finish the paragraph about the theme of “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer.” Read “Hope for Animals and Their World” on page 61 in the Collections Textbook.

APE: Read pages 1-50 in Their Eyes Were Watching God. Reading questions will be turned in at the completion of the unit.

English 10/Honors English 10 Classwork 11/23

Find a poem here.

Copy the poem on a separate sheet of paper.

Underline figurative language and label the device used (personification, metaphor, simile, etc.).

Next to each line, write your interpretation of the poem.

Finally, write one sentence describing the theme of the poem. (What is the author’s message?)

When you’ve finished, examine your original conclusion about the theme of “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer.” Write one paragraph (5-7 sentences) describing the theme of the poem. Use evidence from the poem and the Level Up Tutorials to support your thesis.

Finally, begin reading “Hope for Animals and Their World” on page 61 in the Collections Textbook.

Homework 11/22

English 10/Honors English 10: STAR Assessment make-ups will be 11/23 in class. Please come to class with a hard copy of the poem you have chosen. November 23 is the last day for test retakes.

APE: Journals are due by 11:59 pm on Wednesday, November 23 (tentatively). Act V packets are due in class on Wednesday, November 23 (concrete deadline here, folks). Remember to bring food related to Hamlet for class tomorrow.

English 10/Honors English 10 Class work 11/22

Take a STAR test first. (Any students who finish within 10 minutes will be asked to take the test again, so take your time.)

Find a poem here.

Copy the poem on a separate sheet of paper.

Underline figurative language and label the device used (personification, metaphor, simile, etc.).

Next to each line, write your interpretation of the poem.

Finally, write one sentence describing the theme of the poem. (What is the author’s message?)

When you’ve finished, examine your original conclusion about the theme of “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer.” Write one paragraph (5-7 sentences) describing the theme of the poem. Use evidence from the poem and the Level Up Tutorials to support your thesis.

If you finish all of the above, please read your independent novel.

Homework 11/21

English 10/Honors English 10: Complete the Level Up Tutorials from the In-Class work if you did not finish during the allotted class time.

STAR Assessment will be on Tuesday, November 22. Come to class ready to rock!

 

APE: Act V packets are due on Tuesday, November 22 in class. Act V journals are due on Tuesday, November 22 by 11:59 pm. Remember to find some food somehow related to Hamlet for class on Wednesday, November 23.

English 10/Honors English 10 Classwork 11/21

Complete the Level Up Tutorials on “Theme” and “Universal and Recurring Theme” on the my.hrw.com website.

  • Click on ‘Student Resources’
  • Click on ‘Level Up Tutorials’
  • Click on the menu option in the top left corner (three horizontal lines)
  • Click on ‘Analyzing Literature’
  • Find the “Theme” and “Universal and Recurring Theme” tutorials
  • Take notes!

Find a poem here.

Copy the poem on a separate sheet of paper.

Underline figurative language and label the device used (personification, metaphor, simile, etc.).

Next to each line, write your interpretation of the poem.

Finally, write one sentence describing the theme of the poem. (What is the author’s message?)

When you’ve finished, examine your original conclusion about the theme of “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer.” Write one paragraph (5-7 sentences) describing the theme of the poem. Use evidence from the poem and the Level Up Tutorials to support your thesis.