Welcome to English 9!

Week 9: March 29-April 1, 2010

BACK TO  ENGLISH 9 HOMEPAGE WITH CALENDAR

   ENG 9A WEEKS  1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10

   ENG 9B WEEKS  | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10

 

END OF THE TERM! TKM Essay due, 9A Final Exam

WWAD?

a visit from Ashley!

Here's what she looked like as a freshman at ETHS 1998 . . .    and now in 2010!

To see pictures of sem. 1 2010 English 9 students in our class photo gallery, click HERE.

To see pictures in our English 9 2nd semester class photo gallery 2010, click HERE.

 

BACK TO  ENGLISH 9 HOMEPAGE WITH CALENDAR

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

ENG 9A WEEKS  1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10

ENG 9B WEEKS  | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9  | 10

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 pdf copy of the JOURNALS,  Click HERE to print out required score sheet.

For a copy of the MULTI-PARAGRAPH ESSAY PACKET, CLICK HERE!

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 a copy of the bright yellow SURVIVAL PACKET documents, click HERE.

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

For a copy of the Romeo & Juliet packet, click HERE.

EPHS ENGLISH DEPARTMENT SURVIVAL MANUAL (rev. 10.7.09),

Click HERE for the entire manual full size

or HERE for the entire manual half size.

click HERE for the COVER with table of contents

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

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

click HERE for the WC (Works Cited) SHORT FORM--pink

For a copy of the MULTI-PARAGRAPH ESSAY PACKET, CLICK HERE!

 

 

 

 
DATE In-Class plan Homework (due next day almost always):
MONDAY, day 36

WHAT'S WRONG WITH SHANNON'S T-SHIRT?

 

What's grammatically wrong with the sign in the following picture?

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Group Check-in:  weekend and  cxchange TKM letter drafts and fill out page 4b for each other's drafts.
  2. TKM LETTER PEER EDITING--TKM LETTER PACKET  page 4b  Click HERE fpr a copy.
  3. J__ END OF THE TERM Five Minute Journal  To get a copy of the ongoing journal list, click HERE.   FOR THE OPTIONAL JOURNAL IDEAS, CLICK HERE. (reduced size)  SOME IDEAS: What's Up?   seasons, relattionships, vacations, fantasy spring break (2nd semester) HALLOWEEN--fav. costumes and memorable past HALLOWEENS (1st semester), FEAR, PHOBIAS, etc.
  4. Go over 9A Review packet  click HERE. Go over what will be on the final--write sections down--TKM, Vocab, Spelling, GRS & DOL, Writing Process
  5. NOUNS--review def. & features 1, 2, intro feature 3 & 4

    For review,  go over apostrophes worksheet Click HERE

    Brian Reagan

    Stupid in School--just soundtrack

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

    Stupid in School with cartoons Spelling BEE

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ihM43S6QDQ&feature=related

    Stupid in School--science project

    Little League

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

  6.  

Homework collected today:

  1. TKM LETTER RD consolidated
  2. stamp p. 4b TKM Letter packet peer editing sheet
  3. 9A final review packet pp. 1-5.

 

  1. TKM letter--content editing with the assistance of an Adult Editor (at least a senior in high school).  NOTE: if your editor did NOT get an e-mail/copy of the letter explaining this procedure, click HERE and have him/her read this letter BEFORE starting. Before you sit down to edit, have your editor read the e-mail I sent about the process (if it's your parent/guardian).    Sit side by side and do the first part of the pink TKM letter content editing sheet (first two sides).  CLICK HERE IF YOU NEED A COPY.   Depending how the shape of your draft is, write a revised draft (showing the changes you've made as a result of the content editing session).   For a pdf copy of this TKM Letter packet explaining the TKM letter, click  HERE.    If you need a copy of the PINK ADULT EDITING PACKET, click HERE. NOTE:  THE FINAL LETTER IS DUE THIS THURSDAY APRIL 1st !    
  2. Read carefully through the TKM LETTER GRADING SHEET for the TKM Letter so you don't miss something that you will be graded on.   Fill out the student parts of the TKM LETTER GRADING SHEET, too. For a copy of the IVORY EPP grading sheet, click HERE. If the grading sheet Wally gave you is YELLOW BB grading sheet click HERE.
  3. Study for Thursday's English 9A Final.  It will include TKM, TKM vocab, Spelling, GRS/DOL, Writing Papers Rule, NOUNS!
  4.  

    Tonight you are to complete the Eng 9A FINAL REVIEW PACKET :  p. 8 NOUNS.  You can view it/print it out this review packet at home if you click HERE.  Use your blue EWS book, notes, and any other materials you have in your three ring to do this packet.  However, do not do any review on pronouns; only NOUNS.  will be on the final.  Click HERE for a copy.

    TKM VOCAB WORDS TO REVIEW for the ENGLISH 9A FINAL:

    1.     condescended

    2.     inconspicuous

    3.     indignant

    4.     nebulous

    5.     stealth

    6.     malevolent

    7.     furtive

    8.     unmitigated

    9.     auspicious

    10.   aberration

    11.                         assuaged

    12.                         impertinence

    13.                         shrewd

    14.                         tranquility

    15.                         unobtrusive

    16.                         inconspicuous

    17.                         irascible

    18.                         amiable

    19.                         ominous

    20.                         temerity

     

  5. ALL JOURNALS DUE WEDNESDAY!    Start to organize them! Be sure to bring to class Journals 1-12  Using the score-sheet you got in class, pre-score the journals and answer the question at the end.  Click HERE to print out required score sheet.

 

TUESDAY, day 37

What's wrong with this sign?

 

Pictures from Falukoppargruva--the copper mine where King Carl-Gustaf XVI of Sweden wrote his name incorrectly in 1973!

FYIIn 1988, he went back and re-did it after getting so much flack!

Below are some pictures (bad quality--Sorry!  They're over 30 years old) of Wally in 1974 in Uppsala Sweden meeting Carl Gustaf, King of Sweden, at Uppsala Castle, when she made that horrible mistake of using the wrong pronoun to address a KING!

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Group Check-in:  how did editing go?& HW
  2. Go over 9A Review packet  click HERE. Go over what will be on the final--write sections down--TKM, Vocab, Spelling, GRS & DOL, Writing Process.  Mark all vocab words that will be on the final--20 vocab words to study! Remind students that the gray 25 terms pretest will be on the test, too.

    TKM VOCAB WORDS TO REVIEW for the ENGLISH 9A FINAL:

    1.     condescended

    2.     inconspicuous

    3.     indignant

    4.     nebulous

    5.     stealth

    6.     malevolent

    7.     furtive

    8.     unmitigated

    9.     auspicious

    10.   aberration

    11.                         assuaged

    12.                         impertinence

    13.                         shrewd

    14.                         tranquility

    15.                         unobtrusive

    16.                         inconspicuous

    17.                         irascible

    18.                         amiable

    19.                         ominous

    20.                         temerity

  3. NOUNS--review def. & features 1, 2, intro feature 3 & 4

    For review,  go over apostrophes worksheet Click HERE

    Brian Reagan

    Stupid in School--just soundtrack

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

    Stupid in School with cartoons Spelling BEE

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ihM43S6QDQ&feature=related

    Stupid in School--science project

    Little League

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

  4.  

Homework collected today:

  1. 9A final review packet p. 8

 

  1. Technical (or mechanics) editing packet With the assistance of an Adult Editor (at least a senior in high school), sit side by side and do the front side of the pink TKM letter TECHNICAL editing sheet (first two sides).  CLICK HERE IF YOU NEED A COPY.   Before you sit down to edit, have your editor read the e-mail I sent about the process (if it's your parent/guardian).  Or, if your parent/guardian didn't get the e-mail, have him/her read the white copy given out in class today.  If you need a copy of this, click HERE.   After the TECHNICAL editing, write arevised draft (showing the changes you've made as a result of the content editing session).    For a pdf copy of this TKM Letter packet explaining the TKM letter, click  HERE.   Carefully read the  yellow grading sheet for TKM letter so you understand fully what you will be graded on.

  2. ALL JOURNALS DUE WEDNESDAY!    Be sure to bring to class Journals 1-12  Using the score-sheet you got in class, pre-score the journals and answer the question at the end.  Click HERE to print out required score sheet.

  3. Study for Thursday's English 9A Final.  It will include TKM, TKM vocab, Spelling, GRS/DOL, Writing Papers Rules!
  4.   Tonight you are to complete the Eng 9A FINAL REVIEW PACKET :  p. 10. You can view it/print it out this review packet at home if you click HERE.  Use your blue EWS book, notes, and any other materials you have in your three ring to do this packet.  However, do not do any review on pronouns; only NOUNS.  will be on the final.  Click HERE for a copy.   Your entire Eng 9A FINAL REVIEW PACKET should now be completed!  

    TKM VOCAB WORDS TO REVIEW for the ENGLISH 9A FINAL:

    1.     condescended

    2.     inconspicuous

    3.     indignant

    4.     nebulous

    5.     stealth

    6.     malevolent

    7.     furtive

    8.     unmitigated

    9.     auspicious

    10.   aberration

    11.                         assuaged

    12.                         impertinence

    13.                         shrewd

    14.                         tranquility

    15.                         unobtrusive

    16.                         inconspicuous

    17.                         irascible

    18.                         amiable

    19.                         ominous

    20.                         temerity

    Read and highlight goldenrod sheets explaining the OUTSIDE  READING D.E.A.R. project. Click HERE for a copy of the hand-out explaining the DEAR PROJECT. Find a novel of at least 200 pages and have your parents pre-approve it on the first sheet of the DEAR packet.  Due date for bringing in your novel, parent approval and Wally approval is Thursday April 15th! DEAR goldenrod explanation of the project, click HERE 

     

 

 

WEDNESDAY, day 38

What's grammatically wrong with this sign?

How about this one?

 

  1. Group Check-in:   () & HW
  2. Go over 9A Review packet  click HERE. Go over what will be on the final--write sections down--TKM, Vocab, Spelling, GRS & DOL, Writing Process.  Mark all vocab words that will be on the final--20 vocab words to study! Remind students that the gray 25 terms pretest will be on the test, too.

    TKM VOCAB WORDS TO REVIEW for the ENGLISH 9A FINAL:

    1.     condescended

    2.     inconspicuous

    3.     indignant

    4.     nebulous

    5.     stealth

    6.     malevolent

    7.     furtive

    8.     unmitigated

    9.     auspicious

    10.   aberration

    11.                         assuaged

    12.                         impertinence

    13.                         shrewd

    14.                         tranquility

    15.                         unobtrusive

    16.                         inconspicuous

    17.                         irascible

    18.                         amiable

    19.                         ominous

    20.                         temerity

  3. NOUNS--review def. & features 1, 2, intro feature 3 & 4

    For review,  go over apostrophes worksheet Click HERE

    Brian Reagan

    Stupid in School--just soundtrack

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

    Stupid in School with cartoons Spelling BEE

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ihM43S6QDQ&feature=related

    Stupid in School--science project

    Little League

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

  4.  

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. ALL JOURNALS DUE WEDNESDAY!    Be sure to bring to class Journals 1-12  Using the score-sheet you got in class, pre-score the journals and answer the question at the end.  Click HERE to print out required score sheet.
  2. stamp TKM LETTER pink editing packets (20 points)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Final copy of TKM Letter due THURSDAY!  Read carefully through the TKM LETTER GRADING SHEET (toward the back of the TKM Letter packet--pages T1-T4--for the TKM Letter so you don't miss something that you will be graded on).  For a pdf copy of this TKM Letter packet explaining the TKM letter and for the pink editing sheet , click  HERE
  2. Study for Thursday's English 9A Final.  It will include TKM, TKM vocab, Spelling, GRS/DOL, Writing Papers Rules!
  3.   Tonight you are to complete the Eng 9A FINAL REVIEW PACKET :  p. 10. You can view it/print it out this review packet at home if you click HERE.  Use your blue EWS book, notes, and any other materials you have in your three ring to do this packet.  However, do not do any review on pronouns; only NOUNS.  will be on the final.  Click HERE for a copy.   Your entire Eng 9A FINAL REVIEW PACKET should now be completed!  

    TKM VOCAB WORDS TO REVIEW for the ENGLISH 9A FINAL:

    1.     condescended

    2.     inconspicuous

    3.     indignant

    4.     nebulous

    5.     stealth

    6.     malevolent

    7.     furtive

    8.     unmitigated

    9.     auspicious

    10.   aberration

    11.                         assuaged

    12.                         impertinence

    13.                         shrewd

    14.                         tranquility

    15.                         unobtrusive

    16.                         inconspicuous

    17.                         irascible

    18.                         amiable

    19.                         ominous

    20.                         temerity

  4.  If you got your M¶ Essay back today, record results of M¶ Essay in your folder.  Look at Wally's positive comments and suggestions on the last page of your grading sheet.  Copy or summarize what she said in the pink boxes on the inside of your writing folder.  Then, look at all the technical errors.  Record the number of each error in the column for the "MPE" on the yellow sheet stapled to the inside of your writing folder.  Then, go back to the pink box where it says "GOALS," and write a goal in that pink box for the next paper.

     

  5. Read and highlight goldenrod sheets explaining the OUTSIDE  READING D.E.A.R. project. Click HERE for a copy of the hand-out explaining the DEAR PROJECT. Find a novel of at least 200 pages and have your parents pre-approve it on the first sheet of the DEAR packet.  Due date for bringing in your novel, parent approval and Wally approval is Thursday April 15th! DEAR goldenrod explanation of the project, click HERE 

    Need to/Want to find a GREAT BOOK to read (or movie)?  Try the English Department homepage for EPHS staff favorite pics!  http://www.edenpr.k12.mn.us/ephs/departments/english/favorite_books_movies.pdf  Here's another idea:  http://www.edenpr.k12.mn.us/ephs/departments/english/novels_short_stories.pdf 

    See the Radcliffe list of the 100 best Eng. Language Novels of the 20th century!  http://www.cnn.com/books/news/9807/22/radcliffe.list/list.html

               Another place to find a GREAT BOOK:  See the YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) recommended book lists for an idea for an outside reading book that TEENS recommend: http://www.ala.org/ala/yalsa/booklistsawards/booklistsbook.htm 

  6. More ideas: http://www.mplib.org/wft/whattoread.asp  Link to the MPLS public library system teen reading program. They are broken down by categories, genres, etc.  There are student reviews.

  7. http://tln.lib.mi.us/~amutch/jen/.   *This is a good list for more unusual or non-mainstream books

    http://www.district196.org/avhs/services/media/index2.htm   Ms. Fullmer, one of our 9th grade English teachers, did a lot of work on the book review section at Apple Valley High school.  Check it out!   There are TONS of links, lists, and reviews.

    http://www.amazon.com*click on BOOKS.  Click on CHILDREN’S BOOKS.  Click on TEENS.  Then just browse the categories on the left.

     http://www.hclib.org/  EP public library 

  8.  

  9. BY THE WAY:DON'T FORGET! YOU MUST GET R&J (Signet Classic Edition) by 2 weeks into next term!!! (It costs 3.50 in the EPHS school store.  Scholarships are available.  Talk to Wally ASAP, however.) Here's what it looks like:

  10.  

 

 
THURSDAY, day 39

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. GROUP WORK (spring break plans) & HW
  2. 9A FINAL  
  3. WATCH TKM

Homework collected today:

  1. stamp TKM LETTER pink editing packets (20 points)
  2. TKM LETTER PREWRITING (95 points)

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. NO HOMEWORK!  You've earned it!  Yeah! 
  2. EXTRA CREDIT OVER BREAK!  E-mail Wally lwallenberg@edenpr.org any fun spring break pictures to put on the website after break (appropriate content, of course).  We'd love pictures of you reading TKM on a cruise ship or in front of Senor Frog's or . . .  where ever!
  3. NOTE:DON'T FORGET! YOU MUST GET R&J (Signet Classic Edition) by mid 2nd term!!! (It costs 3.50 in the EPHS school store.  Scholarships are available.  Talk to Wally ASAP, however.) Here's what it looks like:

     

  4.     If you like, you can start thinking ahead, however.  Read and highlight goldenrod sheets explaining the OUTSIDE  READING D.E.A.R. project. Click HERE for a copy of the hand-out explaining the DEAR PROJECT. Find a novel of at least 200 pages and have your parents pre-approve it on the first sheet of the DEAR packet.  Due date for bringing in your novel, parent approval and Wally approval is Thursday APRIL 15th!

    Department homepage for EPHS staff favorite pics!  http://www.edenpr.k12.mn.us/ephs/departments/english/favorite_books_movies.pdf  Here's another idea:  http://www.edenpr.k12.mn.us/ephs/departments/english/novels_short_stories.pdf 

    See the Radcliffe list of the 100 best Eng. Language Novels of the 20th century!  http://www.cnn.com/books/news/9807/22/radcliffe.list/list.html

    Another place to find a GREAT BOOK:  See the YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) recommended book lists for an idea for an outside reading book that TEENS recommend: http://www.ala.org/ala/yalsa/booklistsawards/booklistsbook.htm 

    More ideas: http://www.mplib.org/wft/whattoread.asp  Link to the MPLS public library system teen reading program. They are broken down by categories, genres, etc.  There are student reviews.

    http://tln.lib.mi.us/~amutch/jen/.   *This is a good list for more unusual or non-mainstream books

    http://www.district196.org/avhs/services/media/index2.htm   Ms. Fullmer, one of our 9th grade English teachers, did a lot of work on the book review section at Apple Valley High school.  Check it out!   There are TONS of links, lists, and reviews.

http://www.amazon.com*click on BOOKS.  Click on CHILDREN’S BOOKS.  Click on TEENS.  Then just browse the categories on the left.

 http://www.hclib.org/  EP public library 

  1.  

  2. BY THE WAY:DON'T FORGET! YOU MUST GET R&J (Signet Classic Edition) by 2 weeks into next term!!! (It costs 3.50 in the EPHS school store.  Scholarships are available.  Talk to Wally ASAP, however.) Here's what it looks like:

 

 

 

 

  1.  

 
FRIDAY, day 40

SPRING BREAK BEGINS!!!!

 

EXTRA CREDIT OVER BREAK!  E-mail Wally lwallenberg@edenpr.org any fun spring break pictures to put on the website after break (appropriate content, of course).  We'd love pictures of you reading TKM on a cruise ship or in front of Senor Frog's or . . .  where ever!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Go over 9A Review packet  click HERE. Go over what will be on the final--write sections down--TKM, Vocab, Spelling, GRS & DOL, Writing Process  
  2. IF TIME, J__ Friday Five Minute Journal  To get a copy of the ongoing journal list, click HERE.   FOR THE OPTIONAL JOURNAL IDEAS, CLICK HERE. (reduced size)  SOME IDEAS: What's Up? 

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. 2 intros
  2. intros editing sheet
  3. 1 conclusion
  4. conclusion editing sheet

 

 

 
  1. NEXT YEAR
  2. Do buybacks! Click HERE to see a copy (with TKM Letter models at the end) online.   Click HERE for the buyback template you can use to copy and paste into a WORD document to make doing the buybacks much easier.  Remember, as 9th graders you do not have to to group the buybacks by type of error.  You can just do them chronologically as the errors appeared throughout your paper.  So, CLICK HERE FOR THE ACE simplified version without the categories of errors. E-mail Wally lwallenberg@edenpr.org if you get stuck or call your study partner.
  3. Click HERE and HERE to see samples of the buybacks.

 

  1. NEXT YEAR
  2. If time, show TKM movie and show 1997 anniversary video of interviews with TKM actors
  3. Multi-¶ Essay--8 methods of introduction
  4. Multi-¶ Essay--MLA format for papers
  5. if time, NOUNS--review def. & features 1, 2, intro feature 3 & 4

    For review,  go over apostrophes worksheet Click HERE

  6. How to do buybacks! Click HERE to see a copy (with TKM Letter models at the end) online.   Click HERE for the buyback template So, CLICK HERE FOR THE ACE simplified version without the categories of
  1. NEXT YEAR
  2.  

  3. Study for next week's English 9A Final.  It will include TKM, TKM vocab, Spelling, GRS/DOL, Writing Papers Rules!

  4.   This weekend you are to complete the Eng 9A FINAL REVIEW PACKET :  p. 6 and p. 7..  You should also begin to study the TKM vocab words on the final.  Click HERE for a list of the TKM VOCAB words.  Mark with HUGE STARS or highlight) all vocab cards for words that will be on the Eng. 9A final and begin studying them. Use your blue EWS book, notes, and any other materials you have in your three ring to do this packet. Click HERE for some practice TKM test questions.

  5. Study for Thursday's English 9A Final.  It will include TKM, TKM vocab, Spelling, GRS/DOL, Writing Papers Rules!

  6.   Tonight you are to complete the Eng 9A FINAL REVIEW PACKET :  p. bottom 1/2 of p. 4 through page 5 and take the TKM quiz chapters 28-31.  Click HERE for a copy.  OPTIONAL: Click HERE for some practice TKM test questions.

  7. Study for Thursday's English 9A Final.  It will include TKM, TKM vocab, Spelling, GRS/DOL, Writing Papers Rules!

  8.   Tonight you are to complete the Eng 9A FINAL REVIEW PACKET :  p. 1- top 1/2 of p. 4 and p. 10. (Go through your old spelling tests and list all the words you got wrong OTHER THAN THE ONES LISTED ON THE BOTTOM OF page 1.  Number a sheet of paper and have someone give you a practice spelling test on those words plus the ones at the bottom of page 1.  Correct the test.  You must bring this practice test in tomorrow and have the person that tested you sign page 1 to get the stamp/credit for page 1!) OPTIONAL: Click HERE for some practice TKM test questions.

  9. Study for Thursday's English 9A Final.  It will include TKM, TKM vocab, Spelling, GRS/DOL, Writing Papers Rules!

  10.   Your entire Eng 9A FINAL REVIEW PACKET should now be completed!    

  11. Noun Practice quiz--if you need a copy, click HERE.

  12.  

DOL #8 For a pdf copy of the DOL packet, click HERE.

CLICK HERE TO FIND MORE CHOICES.

  1. Technical (or mechanics) editing packet With the assistance of an Adult Editor (at least a senior in high school), sit side by side and do the front side of the pink TKM letter TECHNICAL editing sheet (first two sides).  CLICK HERE IF YOU NEED A COPY.   Before you sit down to edit, have your editor read the e-mail I sent about the process (if it's your parent/guardian).  Or, if your parent/guardian didn't get the e-mail, have him/her read the white copy given out in class today.  If you need a copy of this, click HERE.   After the TECHNICAL editing, write a revised draft (showing the changes you've made as a result of the content editing session).  FINAL PAPER IS DUE MONDAY NEXT WEEK!   For a pdf copy of this TKM Letter packet explaining the TKM letter, click  HERE.   Carefully read the  yellow grading sheet for TKM letter so you understand fully what you will be graded on.

  2. Read carefully through the TKM LETTER GRADING SHEET for the TKM Letter so you don't miss something that you will be graded on.   Fill out the student parts of the TKM LETTER GRADING SHEET, too. For a copy of the IVORY EPP grading sheet, click HERE. If the grading sheet Wally gave you is YELLOW BB grading sheet click HERE. For a pdf copy of this TKM Letter packet explaining the TKM letter, click  HERE.  If you need a copy of the PINK ADULT EDITING PACKET, click HERE.
  3. NOUNS

  4. Final copy of TKM Letter due Monday!  Read carefully through the TKM LETTER GRADING SHEET (toward the back of the TKM Letter packet--pages T1-T4--for the TKM Letter so you don't miss something that you will be graded on).  For a pdf copy of this TKM Letter packet explaining the TKM letter and for the pink editing sheet , click  HERE

  5. Study for next week's English 9A Final.  It will include TKM, TKM vocab, Spelling, GRS/DOL, Writing Papers Rules!

  6.   This weekend you are to complete the Eng 9A FINAL REVIEW PACKET :  p. 6 and p. 7..  You should also begin to study the TKM vocab words on the final.  Click HERE for a list of the TKM VOCAB words.  Mark with HUGE STARS or highlight) all vocab cards for words that will be on the Eng. 9A final and begin studying them. Use your blue EWS book, notes, and any other materials you have in your three ring to do this packet. Click HERE for some practice TKM test questions.

  7. Study for next week's English 9A Final.  It will include TKM, TKM vocab, Spelling, GRS/DOL, Writing Papers Rules!
  8.   Tonight you are to ______________Click HERE for some practice TKM test questions.   Eng 9A FINAL REVIEW PACKET :  p. 1 (Go through your old spelling tests and list all the words you got wrong OTHER THAN THE ONES LISTED ON THE BOTTOM OF page 1.  Number a sheet of paper and have someone give you a practice spelling test on those words plus the ones at the bottom of page 1.  Correct the test.  You must bring this practice test in tomorrow and have the person that tested you sign page 1 to get the stamp/credit for page 1!)  and p. 8.   You can view it/print it out this review packet at home if you click HERE.  Use your blue EWS book, notes, and any other materials you have in your three ring to do this packet.  However, do not do any review on pronouns; only NOUNS.  will be on the final.  Also review the gray 25 terms pretest because these questions will be on the test, too.  4th hour, take your scanner and look at the answers you got wrong.

     

  9. Study for Thursday's English 9A Final.  It will include TKM, TKM vocab, Spelling, GRS/DOL, Writing Papers Rules!

  10.   Tonight you are to complete the Eng 9A FINAL REVIEW PACKET :  p. bottom 1/2 of p. 4 through page 5 and take the TKM quiz chapters 28-31.  Click HERE for a copy.  OPTIONAL: Click HERE for some practice TKM test questions.

  11. Study for Thursday's English 9A Final.  It will include TKM, TKM vocab, Spelling, GRS/DOL, Writing Papers Rules!

  12.   Tonight you are to complete the Eng 9A FINAL REVIEW PACKET :  p. 1- top 1/2 of p. 4 and p. 10. (Go through your old spelling tests and list all the words you got wrong OTHER THAN THE ONES LISTED ON THE BOTTOM OF page 1.  Number a sheet of paper and have someone give you a practice spelling test on those words plus the ones at the bottom of page 1.  Correct the test.  You must bring this practice test in tomorrow and have the person that tested you sign page 1 to get the stamp/credit for page 1!) OPTIONAL: Click HERE for some practice TKM test questions.

  13. Study for Thursday's English 9A Final.  It will include TKM, TKM vocab, Spelling, GRS/DOL, Writing Papers Rules!

  14.   Your entire Eng 9A FINAL REVIEW PACKET should now be completed!    

  15. Noun Practice quiz--if you need a copy, click HERE.

    1. Start to STUDY FOR Tuesday's NOUN TEST!!!!  Be sure to review the Noun packet and the PINK noun practice quiz carefully!  To review, use the Parts of Speech packet (Click HERE if you need a pdf. copy of the Parts of Speech packet.), the practice noun quiz (click HERE for a copy of this practice test), and the practice apostrophes worksheet Click HERE if you need a copy of these exercises.  Also, go over noun packet, practice noun test, maybe take one of your journals and try to highlight all of the nouns! Know the basic definition, the four features, the difference between common and proper nouns, how to make possessives, how to make plurals, the musical exceptions, etc.  For fun and practice , try these online NOUN QUIZZES at http://www.eduplace.com/cgi-bin/hme-quiz-start.cgi?Grade=5&Unit=2&Topic=Nouns&x=22&y=11  or http://www.eslus.com/LESSONS/GRAMMAR/POS/pos2.htm#Pop%20Quiz%201 or http://www.einfoweb.com/grammar/nouns/worksheets/noun_quiz.html  or the APOSTROPHE QUIZ.  Click HERE: http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/online/apostrophes.htm