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March 22, 2012

HW for Ms. Emily

from:McSwain, Emily

to:English, 10A

RP DUE MAY 26 /For Saturday May 12: It is recommended that you finish your outline. /For Wed May 9: FINISH 125 NOTECARDS! /For Tues May 8: WORK ON NOTECARDS! /For Wed May 2: study for quiz and work on notecards! /For Tues May 1: Finish questions from Saturday and work on notecards. /For Sat Apr 28: 25 notecards due. Also, finish haikus /For Thurs Apr 26: finish tanka poem and work on notecards! Also, poem in your pocket day! /For Wed Apr 25: work on notecards /For Tuesday Apr 24: finish annotated bibliography /For Saturday Apr 21: Study for African Lit test. /For Thurs Apr 19: finish reading about Rwanda and answering questions /For Wed Apr 18: read excerpt from novel "Weep No More" and answer questions 2-8 /For Thurs Apr 12: Read "The Trees" and "Saturday" and answer the questions. /For Wed April 11: finish questions and reading "A Handful of Dates" and FINISH BIBLIOGRAPHY CARDS /For Tues April 10th: finish reading folktales and answering questions /For Thurs Apr 5: STUDY for test! /For Wed Apr 4: Read "The Invitation" /For Tues Apr 3: finish "The World" and write a paragraph explaining it /For Saturday Mar 31: illustrate your assigned stanza of "The Art of Poetry" on paper and with colors. PICK RESEARCH PAPER TOPIC. /For Thurs Mar 29: Read next Borges poem and write a paragraph about what you think is important about it /For Wed Mar 28: Read "That One" and write a paragraph about why the author uses the repetition of "and". /For Tues Mar 27: read "I'll Explain Some Things" and write notes on the word choice, the themes and motifs, the structure, the rhythm and the punctuation, along with what you think it means overall /For Saturday Mar 24: 6 stanza poem about what you are waiting for

March 22, 2012

HW for Ms. Emily

from:McSwain, Emily

to:English, 10B

RP DUE MAY 26 /For Saturday May 12: It is recommended that you finish your outline. /For Wed May 9: FINISH 125 NOTECARDS! /For Tues May 8: WORK ON NOTECARDS! /For Wed May 2: study for quiz and work on notecards! /For Tues May 1: Finish questions from Saturday and work on notecards. /For Sat Apr 28: 25 notecards due. Also, finish haikus. /For Thurs Apr 26: finish tanka poem about emotion, and work on notecards! Also, poem in your pocket day! /For Wed Apr 25: work on notecards! /For Tuesday Apr 24: finish annotated bibliography. /For Saturday Apr 21: Study for African Lit test. /For Thurs Apr 19: finish reading about Rwanda and answering questions /For Wed Apr 18: read excerpt from novel -Weep No More- and answer questions 2-8 /For Thurs Apr 12: Read "The Trees" and "Saturday" and answer the questions. /For Wed April 11: finish questions and reading "A Handful of Dates" and FINISH BIBLIOGRAPHY CARDS /For Tues April 10th: finish reading folk tales and answering questions /For Thurs Apr 5: STUDY for test! /For Wed Apr 4: Read "The Invitation" /For Tues Apr 3: finish "The World" and write a paragraph explaining it /For Saturday Mar 31: illustrate your assigned stanza of "The Art of Poetry" on paper and with colors. PICK RESEARCH PAPER TOPIC. /For Thurs Mar 29: Read next Borges poem and write a paragraph about what you think is important about it /For Wed Mar 28: Read "That One" and write a paragraph about why the author uses the repetition of "and". /For Tues Mar 27: read "I'll Explain Some Things" and write notes on the word choice, the themes and motifs, the structure, the rhythm and the punctuation, along with what you think it means overall /For Saturday Mar 24: 6 stanza poem about what you are waiting for

March 22, 2012

HW for Ms. Emily

from:McSwain, Emily

to:English Track, 11

/For Saturday May 19: Finish reading "Everyday Use" and answering questions, and finish PROJECT due SATURDAY /For Thurs May 17: finish your stereotype poem and send/For Wed May 16: Choose a paragraph from BWD and write a page explaining why you think it is important. /For Thurs May 10: MAKE SURE YOU HAVE READ CHAPTERS 1-28. /For Wed May 9: read Ch 26 and be ready for a quiz /For Tues May 8: Finish questions, 23 and 24 and be ready for a quiz. /For Wed May 2: finish questions and reading 18 and read 19. Be ready for a quiz on both! /For Tues May 1: Finish 16 and 17 and be ready for a quiz /For Sat Apr 28: Rough draft due. /For Thurs Apr 26: finish questions from Ch 15 and WORK ON ROUGH DRAFT. Also, poem in your pocket day! /For Wed Apr 25: read 14 and be ready for a quiz. Work on rough draft due Saturday. /For Tues Apr 24: finish Ch 12 and be ready for a quiz. Work on your rough draft due Saturday. /For Saturday Apr 21: finish questions and acrostic from class and read Ch 11. Be ready for a quiz on Chapters 10 and 11 on Saturday. /For Thurs Apr 19: write a paragraph explaining the PURPOSE of Chapter 9 /For Wed Apr 18: finish questions from Ch 8 and read up to p 84 in Ch 9 at "At Christmas dinner" and be ready for a quiz. /For Thurs Apr 12: read through Chapter 7 and be ready for a quiz! /For Thurs Apr 5: read Ch 4 and be ready for a quiz /For Wed Apr 4: Read Ch 1-3 and be ready for a quiz /For Tues Apr 3: be ready to recite poem and finish Ch 1 of To Kill a Mockingbird /For Sat Mar 31: be ready for a vocab quiz on four words of your choice from the packet /For Thurs Mar 29: one page response comparing and contrasting the three dream poems /For Wed Mar 28: write a paragraph analyzing one of the poems we read today ("Life is Fine!", "Madam and her Madam" or "Madam and the Phone Bill") /For Tues Mar 27: read "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" and write a sentence about the structure, the word choice, the rhythm, the structure, and the overall meaning. /For Saturday Mar 24: one page double spaced explaining "Peace" by George Herbert, focusing on two main ways Herbert gets his point across.

March 22, 2012

HW for Ms. Emily

from:McSwain, Emily

to:English Track, 12

/For Saturday May 19: Finish answering questions about Canto 1 of The Inferno /For Thurs May 17: 1-2 pp of your confessions. /For Thurs May 10: read up to"silently acquiesced" /For Wed May 9: Read up to "my momentary absent-mindedness" /For Tues May 8: Finish Bartleby PDF and reading up to "the fourth I knew not who had" /For Wed May 2: read up to p 69 and work on project due Saturday /For Tues May 1: Questions I sent about Act 2. /For Saturday Apr 28: 2 pp response on Act 1. /For Thurs Apr 26: Finish act 1 and do double column notes again. Also, poem in your pocket day! /For Wed Apr 25: read up to Krogstad leaving on page 17 and fill out notes sheet I sent /For Tues Apr 24: finish preparing presentations with partner /For Saturday Apr 21: Finish your paper! Be sure to focus on your writing goals. /For Thurs Apr 19: Finish "Recitatif" and be ready for a quiz. /For Wed Apr 18: Write a poem about a city (like Sandburg), about life (like Arnold) OR about the mind and thinking (like Wilbur) /For Thurs Apr 12: Active reading of Wilbur's "Mind", "The Beautiful Changes", and "Love Calls Us to the Things of this World". /For Wed Apr 11: Active reading Matthew Arnold poems /For Tues April 10th: Active reading Carl Sandburg poems /For Thurs Apr 5: write a 2 pp response comparing and contrasting Bishop and Williams' use of imagery and asserting which you find to be more effective. Look over previous assignments to make sure you do not repeat mistakes! /For Tues Apr 2: Complete active readings and responding for Elizabeth Bishop AND William Carlos Williams /For Saturday Mar 31: write a poem in the style of "Grasshopper" on paper or in Pages. /For Thurs Mar 28: active reading of Cummings poems /For Wed Mar 28: two-page analytical response on Rilke - mention poetic devices and correctly use quotes / For Tues Mar 27: complete poetry packet reading and response to Rilke poems. /For Saturday Mar 24: two pages double spaced analyzing "Fundamentalism" and "Blood" focusing on one poetic device you have heard of before, and one that is new to you

Feb. 26, 2012

Compliment card opportunity!

from:McSwain, Emily

to:All Students

If any student comes to see me after school to discuss mistakes he or she made on any recently corrected assignment, he or she will receive a compliment card.

Feb. 15, 2012

NB

from:McSwain, Emily

to:Study Skills, M/W

If you earn a compliment card for being in SLANT position, I will double it.

Feb. 15, 2012

NB

from:McSwain, Emily

to:Study Skills, T/Th

If you earn a compliment card for being in SLANT position, I will double it.

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