Welcome to English 9!

Week 3: Feb. 15-19, 2010

BACK TO  ENGLISH 9 HOMEPAGE WITH CALENDAR

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TKM, DIRECT QUOTATIONS, DOL, SPELLING NX-C

To see pictures in our 2010 Eng. 9 SEMESTER 2 class photo gallery, click HERE

Check out  this question on the Who Wants to be a Millionaire? TV Show 

(Can you believe it?  The player got it wrong!!!)

 

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HEADS UP!  Check the portal.  Make sure your grades are correct.   If you see an error, print out the grade update at home.  Bring it in to Wally with the evidence of the wrong grade stapled to the actual update.  To get to the EPHS home page, click https://www2.edenpr.org/wps/portal/

NEED COPIES OF MAJOR ONGOING HAND-OUTS?  For lost class hand-outs, print them off the website.  Most are linked on the day the assignment was assigned.  Most of the BIG packets are linked at the bottom of my English 9 HOMEPAGE.  Click  ENGLISH 9 HOMEPAGE WITH CALENDAR to go there directly.

For a copy of the  TKM packet, click  HERE.

For a copy of links to cool TKM youtube videos and articles, click HERE.

For a copy of the yellow Parts of Speech packet, click HERE.

For a copy of the pink NO-EXCUSE SPELLING packet, click HERE.

For a copy of the blue Buyback packet & templates, click HERE.

To get an extra copy of the 4 week HW calendar, click HERE.

For a pdf copy of the DOL packet, click HERE.

EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT SURVIVAL MANUAL  (rev. 11.22.09)

To print off the entire manual half size or full size or to use the manual online in "navigational mode," go to the EPHS English department home page and click on the buttons to the left of the screen:

http://ephs.edenpr.org/index.php?option=com_qcontacts&view=category&catid=76&Itemid=123

click HERE for the COVER with table of contents  (rev. 11.22.09)

click HERE for the GRS (Grammar Rules Summary) section--yellow

click HERE for the MSF (Manuscript Formatting Rules) section--yellow

click HERE for the PDQ (Parenthetical Documentation and Quotes) section--green  (rev. 11.22.09)

click HERE for the WC (Works Cited) section--pink (rev. 11.22.09)

click HERE for the WC (Works Cited) SHORT FORM--pink
DATE In-Class plan Homework (due next day almost always):
TUESDAY, day 11

Is this what you think Scout and Jem should look like?

What would you rather do . . .

Geometry proofs or read TKM?

Images of the 1960s

Rosa Parks

 

 

 

 

 

Separate but equal?

more 1960's images

 

 

  1. Group Check-in:  weekend and share allusions
  2. Spelling pretest NX-C and go over spelling test NX-C  tricks  Highlight more GRS Survival Manual rules 51-61 for how to do direct quotations
  3. Share allusions and correct the works cited for an online source
  4. Intro Allusions this week and how to do works cited for a book consult the pink section  EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT WORKS CITED SURVIVAL MANUAL for how to do the works-cited entry for online sources (pp. WC 9-13, WC16-19, and with places missing WC 7), click HERE.   Also, look at the notes we took today on pages 14 and 19 in the TKM packet on how to do a works cited for an book and how to do the MLA format for a works-cited page.   CLICK HERE FOR A SAMPLE OF A FINAL COPY OF THE ALLUSION WC WITH ALL 5 ENTRIES!

    Fed up with technology?

    Need some good humor?

    Try viewing this!  Norwegian Help Desk (with English subtitles)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQHX-SjgQvQ&feature=related

  5. TKM QUIZ chaps 1-8

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. Parts of Speech Diagnostic Test (4th hour only)
  2. ALLUSION #1 and WC
  3. TKM SQ's 24-31 8 points
  4.  

Fed up with technology?

Need some good humor?

Try viewing this!  Norwegian Help Desk (with English subtitles)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQHX-SjgQvQ&feature=related

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. READ AND HIGHLIGHT and REVIEW GRS RULES 51-61 IN OUR   EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT SURVIVAL MANUAL  FOR HOW TO DO DIRECT QUOTATIONS CORRECTLY.
  2. NX-C Spelling sentences TOPIC OF THE WEEK:  MUSIC    TECHNICAL FOCUS OF THE WEEK:  You must have a DIRECT QUOTATION in every sentence!  Also, FRAGMENTS AND RUN-ONS count this week, too.  MAKE SURE YOU READ AND HIGHLIGHT GRS RULES 51-61 IN OUR   EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT SURVIVAL MANUAL  FOR HOW TO DO DIRECT QUOTATIONS CORRECTLY.  Click HERE for a sample of these sentences or HERE for another sample.
  3. DOL #2 --remember to use a pencil and that you MUST number the errors, fix the errors, find the appropriate rule in the yellow GRS section of our EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT SURVIVAL MANUAL, and explain the rule in your own words! Do not just write "capitalization," for example.  State the specific capitalization rule that applies to the error in your own words.) For a pdf copy of the DOL packet, click HERE.
  4. EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT WORKS CITED SURVIVAL MANUAL Read and highlight the pink section pp. WC 7 and pages WC 10-19 for how to do a book!
  5.  WEEK 2:  TKM ALLUSION NOTES (at least one side minimum) AND WORKS CITED FOR A BOOK OR TEXTBOOK  DUE NEXT MONDAY YOU WILL ALSO NEED TO INCLUDE AN ENTRY FOR OUR ACTUAL TKM BOOK AS WELL.  SO, WORKS CITED NUMBER 2 MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF 3 ENTRIES ON IT--the online source from last week, your book for this week, and TKM, too.For a sample of what the Works Cited for this week will look like, click HERE. Be sure to consult the pink pages WC 7 ( if some of the facts of publication are missing) and pages WC 10-19 for how to do a book in our    EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT WORKS CITED SURVIVAL MANUAL                                                                                       BOTH THE NOTES (worth 8 pts.) AND THE WORKS CITED ROUGH DRAFT SOURCE PAGE (worth 2 pts.) ARE DUE MONDAY  FOR THE EXPLANATION OF THE ASSIGNMENT AND THE TOPIC LIST, read pages 13-21 in the TKM PACKET or  click HERE for a PDF file of the Allusion Assignment.               For a sample of how to do the notes (the sample is a topic for week 1, however) and the Works Cited Rough Draft Source Page  (the sample is a topic for week 1, however), click HERE.  For a sample of what the Works Cited for this week will look like, click HERE.        CLICK HERE FOR A SAMPLE OF A FINAL COPY OF THE ALLUSION WC WITH ALL 5 ENTRIES!                                HOW TO DO A TEXTBOOK:

  Get caught up on TKM.  Have you read through chapter 8?  Have you done study questions 1-31?  Have you done quotes 1-9?  have you filled out your character list for the characters we've done so far?  You can access the TKM STUDY PACKET ONLINE by clicking HERE

 

WEDNESDAY, day 12

Look at the bird house on the left which is in Wally's room made from this book:

From what scene in the book is the following drawing?

HINT!

"The most important thing you leave behind is the

stuff that turns into treasures when children find it."

 

  1. Group Check-in:  share DOL #3
  2. DOL #3 For a pdf copy of the DOL packet, click HERE. (For a copy of the complete DOL packet, click HERE.)
  3. WHAT IS A MISPLACED MODIFIER?  See EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT SURVIVAL MANUAL rules 91-92
  4. REVIEW Spelling pretest NX-C and go over spelling test NX-C  tricks  Highlight more GRS packet rules  quotations
  5. Share allusions

    Fed up with technology?

    Need some good humor?

    Try viewing this!  Norwegian Help Desk (with English subtitles)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQHX-SjgQvQ&feature=related

  6. Discuss TKM--themes and go over 1930's background

 

    HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

    1. Parts of Speech Diagnostic Test
    2. Spelling Sentences NX-C
    3. DOL #3 stamp

 

 

  1. DOL #4 --remember to use a pencil and that you MUST number the errors, fix the errors, find the appropriate rule in the yellow GRS section of our EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT SURVIVAL MANUAL, and explain the rule in your own words! Do not just write "capitalization," for example.  State the specific capitalization rule that applies to the error in your own words.) For a pdf copy of the DOL packet, click HERE.  YOU WILL HAVE TO USE THE NEW GRS RULE 91 for misplaced modifiers.  Highlight rule 91-92 (misplaced and dangling modifiers) in the yellow section of the Survival Manual. Study very carefully what a "misplaced modifier" is.
  2. Fill out the front side of the character list of the TKM packet.  Fill out column one (page number where each character first appeared or was mentioned) and the column to the right of the character's name--who he/she is.  Leave the last column blank for now.  Get caught up on TKM.  Have you read through chapter 8?  Have you done study questions 1-31?  Have you done quotes 1-9?  have you filled out your character list for the characters we've done so far?  You can access the TKM STUDY PACKET ONLINE by clicking HERE
  3. Study TKM vocab cards #1-14 for tomorrow's TKM vocab test #1-14.   Use your flashcards and especially the sentences in TKM where the words originate For a list of all the vocab words in context, that is in the sentences in which they appear in TKM, click HERE.
  4.  WEEK 2:  TKM ALLUSION NOTES (at least one side minimum) AND WORKS CITED FOR A BOOK OR TEXTBOOK  DUE NEXT MONDAY YOU WILL ALSO NEED TO INCLUDE AN ENTRY FOR OUR ACTUAL TKM BOOK AS WELL.  SO, WORKS CITED NUMBER 2 MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF 3 ENTRIES ON IT--the online source from last week, your book for this week, and TKM, too.For a sample of what the Works Cited for this week will look like, click HERE. Be sure to consult the pink pages WC 7 ( if some of the facts of publication are missing) and pages WC 10-19 for how to do a book in our    EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT WORKS CITED SURVIVAL MANUAL                                                                                       BOTH THE NOTES (worth 8 pts.) AND THE WORKS CITED ROUGH DRAFT SOURCE PAGE (worth 2 pts.) ARE DUE MONDAY  FOR THE EXPLANATION OF THE ASSIGNMENT AND THE TOPIC LIST, read pages 13-21 in the TKM PACKET or  click HERE for a PDF file of the Allusion Assignment.               For a sample of how to do the notes (the sample is a topic for week 1, however) and the Works Cited Rough Draft Source Page  (the sample is a topic for week 1, however), click HERE.  For a sample of what the Works Cited for this week will look like, click HERE.  CLICK HERE FOR A SAMPLE OF A FINAL COPY OF THE ALLUSION WC WITH ALL 5 ENTRIES!   
  5.  WEEK 2:  TKM ALLUSION NOTES (at least one side minimum) AND WORKS CITED FOR A BOOK OR TEXTBOOK  DUE NEXT MONDAY YOU WILL ALSO NEED TO INCLUDE AN ENTRY FOR OUR ACTUAL TKM BOOK AS WELL.  SO, WORKS CITED NUMBER 2 MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF 3 ENTRIES ON IT--the online source from last week, your book for this week, and TKM, too.For a sample of what the Works Cited for this week will look like, click HERE. Be sure to consult the pink pages WC 7 ( if some of the facts of publication are missing) and pages WC 10-19 for how to do a book in our    EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT WORKS CITED SURVIVAL MANUAL                                                                                       BOTH THE NOTES (worth 8 pts.) AND THE WORKS CITED ROUGH DRAFT SOURCE PAGE (worth 2 pts.) ARE DUE MONDAY  FOR THE EXPLANATION OF THE ASSIGNMENT AND THE TOPIC LIST, read pages 13-21 in the TKM PACKET or  click HERE for a PDF file of the Allusion Assignment.                  For a sample of how to do the notes (the sample is a topic for week 1, however) and the Works Cited Rough Draft Source Page  (the sample is a topic for week 1, however), click HERE.  For a sample of what the Works Cited for this week will look like, click HERE.      CLICK HERE FOR A SAMPLE OF A FINAL COPY OF THE ALLUSION WC WITH ALL 5 ENTRIES!                  

 

REMEMBER! 3 pt. EXTRA CREDIT COUPON!  Take home a post-it and bring a class supply to class.  See this board in the classroom, but we always need Kleenex, highlighters, and red pens!

 

THURSDAY, day 13

TKM VOCAB WORD OF THE DAY:  CARICATURE!

  

Shirley Temple -- child film star of the 1930's

Separate but equal?

To see an awesome "feel-good" story,

click on the links below!

Christian the lion

full video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnV-MZjs7BA

Christian the lion

from “The View”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiGKWoJi5qM&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adYbFQFXG0U

Christian the lion owners--35 years later on today show

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRsDrqTBq6Y&feature=related

Australian interview--the owners 35 years later

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z_dWzF-vSXQ&feature=related

 

  1. Group Check-in:  DOL #4, character list
  2. DOL #4 For a pdf copy of the DOL packet, click HERE. (For a copy of the complete DOL packet, click HERE.)

    Need some good humor?

    Try viewing this!  Norwegian Help Desk (with English subtitles)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQHX-SjgQvQ&feature=related

  3. Discuss TKM--themes and go over 1930's background
  4. TKM chapter 1-8 and SQ's for chaps 1-8
  5. If time, TKM VOCAB WORDS 1-14
  6.   If time, Watch In-context BBC film on TKM (20 min) and take notes.   Debrief the film and TKM--background notes on 1930's and Harper Lee.  What did the film told us about Harper Lee?
  7.  

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. none

 

  1. Study TKM vocab cards #1-14 for Friday's vocab test For a list of all the vocab words in context, that is in the sentences in which they appear in TKM, click HERE.  You can actually print this document off and cut out the sentences and paste them onto your notecards!      For an example of how to do a vocab card, click HEREFYI:  You can access the 2008 pdf version of the TKM packet for easy printing the TKM study guide by clicking HERE.
  2. Study for Spelling Test NX-C  (see extra credit questions below!) 

    Do pink Spelling packet #34-48 If you need another copy of the NO-EXCUSE PINK SPELLING REVIEW PACKET, click HERE.

    Extra credit on your spelling test tomorrow if you can tell me either what the name is of this wild plant is which grow rampant in the South:

        

  3. or

    Name the town that is pictured in the following?

            

       

  4.  WEEK 2:  TKM ALLUSION NOTES (at least one side minimum) AND WORKS CITED FOR A BOOK OR TEXTBOOK  DUE NEXT MONDAY YOU WILL ALSO NEED TO INCLUDE AN ENTRY FOR OUR ACTUAL TKM BOOK AS WELL.  SO, WORKS CITED NUMBER 2 MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF 3 ENTRIES ON IT--the online source from last week, your book for this week, and TKM, too.For a sample of what the Works Cited for this week will look like, click HERE. Be sure to consult the pink pages WC 7 ( if some of the facts of publication are missing) and pages WC 10-19 for how to do a book in our    EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT WORKS CITED SURVIVAL MANUAL                                                                                       BOTH THE NOTES (worth 8 pts.) AND THE WORKS CITED ROUGH DRAFT SOURCE PAGE (worth 2 pts.) ARE DUE MONDAY  FOR THE EXPLANATION OF THE ASSIGNMENT AND THE TOPIC LIST, read pages 13-21 in the TKM PACKET or  click HERE for a PDF file of the Allusion Assignment.                  For a sample of how to do the notes (the sample is a topic for week 1, however) and the Works Cited Rough Draft Source Page  (the sample is a topic for week 1, however), click HERE.  For a sample of what the Works Cited for this week will look like, click HERE.                    
  5. Check the portal.  Make sure your grades are correct.   If you see an error, print out the grade update at home.  Bring it in to Wally with the evidence of the wrong grade stapled to the actual update.  To get to the EPH home page, click https://www2.edenpr.org/wps/portal/
 

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY, day 14

Sometimes people aren't always as they SEEM!

An allusion is not an illusion.

Here are some illusions:

   

 

 

 

 

Which character is compared to

Mount Everest?

 

 

 

  1. Group Check-in:  weekend, share sthg about your allusion (highlight it), do #29-33 in PINK SPELLING PACKET
  2. Spelling Test NX-C
  3. QUIZ ON TKM VOCAB WORDS 1-14
  4. MAYBE FRIDAY FIVE MINUTE JOURNAL To get a copy of the ongoing journal list, click HERE.   FOR THE OPTIONAL JOURNAL IDEAS, CLICK HERE. (reduced size) For the 50 things youtube idea, click:

    51 things from my room:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ta9OTfQPlqc

    50 things from my house:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pF20uyMTqqI

  5. Discuss TKM--themes
  6. Watch In-context BBC film on TKM (20 min) and take notes.   Debrief the film and TKM--background notes on 1930's and Harper Lee.  What did the film told us about Harper Lee?
  7. TKM chapter 1-8 and SQ's for chaps 1-8

 

 

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. nothing
 

Can you spot the flying buttresses?

 

  1. READ TKM chaps 9-11--pages 74-112 and the study questions 32-48 and do the CHARACTER BUBBLE MAP FOR YOUR CHARACTER after question 48 (click HERE for a sample)! (Remember to keep updating your Character List, marking vocab in the TKM book as well as any significant quotations, events, and the introduction of new characters) FYI:  You can access the 2008 pdf version of the TKM packet for easy printing the TKM study guide by clicking HERE.
  2. TKM vocab cards #15-30 For a list of all the vocab words in context, that is in the sentences in which they appear in TKM, click HERE.  You can actually print this document off and cut out the sentences and paste them onto your notecards!      For an example of how to do a vocab card, click HEREFYI:  You can access the 2008 pdf version of the TKM packet for easy printing the TKM study guide by clicking HERE.

     

  3.  WEEK 2:  TKM ALLUSION NOTES (at least one side minimum) AND WORKS CITED FOR A BOOK OR TEXTBOOK  DUE NEXT MONDAY YOU WILL ALSO NEED TO INCLUDE AN ENTRY FOR OUR ACTUAL TKM BOOK AS WELL.  SO, WORKS CITED NUMBER 2 MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF 3 ENTRIES ON IT--the online source from last week (if you got your corrected one back), your book for this week, and TKM, too.For a sample of what the Works Cited for this week will look like, click HERE. Be sure to consult the pink pages WC 7 ( if some of the facts of publication are missing) and pages WC 10-19 for how to do a book in our    EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT WORKS CITED SURVIVAL MANUAL                                                                                       BOTH THE NOTES (worth 8 pts.) AND THE WORKS CITED ROUGH DRAFT SOURCE PAGE (worth 2 pts.) ARE DUE MONDAY  FOR THE EXPLANATION OF THE ASSIGNMENT AND THE TOPIC LIST, read pages 13-21 in the TKM PACKET or  click HERE for a PDF file of the Allusion Assignment.                  For a sample of how to do the notes (the sample is a topic for week 1, however) and the Works Cited Rough Draft Source Page  (the sample is a topic for week 1, however), click HERE.  For a sample of what the Works Cited for this week will look like, click HERE.                

     

ENRICHMENT!! To read more about the two high schools who did the play of TKM together (and where Harper Lee suddenly showed up), click http://www.showbuzz.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/01/11/books/main2351628.shtml  or  http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/01/11/entertainment/main2351628.shtml  or http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=7056737

youtube.com links for TKM/Harper Lee, etc.

Harper Lee biography

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W33kkZNiLEA&feature=related

video montage of pix from TKM movie with movie music

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27x0YSmMrrc&feature=related

Catherine Keener who played Harper Lee

in Capote on Harper Lee

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PeyyXT6uoQ&feature=related

Sandra Bullock on Harper Lee from Infamous

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2ic9TgUuqg&feature=related

featuring Scout clips from TKM movie to "Isn't She Lovely"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAJz5ea2lMM&feature=related

 

 

HOMECOMING 2009!

GO EAGLES!

Special Schedule for Today:

1st Period    7:55 - 9:06

Pepfest         9:14 - 9:54

2nd Period    10:02 - 11:13 our class

3rd Period      11:21 - 1:51 1st lunch

                         11:51-1:21 our class

4th Period       1:29 - 2:40

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

HOMECOMING WEEK!

Homecoming Dress Up Days:

     Monday - Comfy Day

      Tuesday - College Day

     Wednesday - Disco Day

     Thursday - Match your date/friend

     Friday - EP Spirit Day

 

                                                       

CORONATION DAY!

CONGRATS!!!!

The Homecoming Coronation on Wednesday  will be from 1:50 - 2:40pm.

Here is the special schedule:

1st Period 8:25 - 9:16

Connections 9:23 - 9:43

2nd Period 9:50 - 10:42 our class

3rd Period 10:50 - 12:50 

4th Period 12:57 - 1:48

Coronation 1:50 - 2:40 (students MUST have a  ticket to attend coronation)