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9B Week 6: May 17-21, 2010

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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 PPP (pink poetry packet), click HERE.

For a copy of the entire EWP (Effective Writing Packet), click HERE.

For a copy of the Selected Writing Paper packet, click HERE.

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

For a copy of the pink COMMA packet, click HERE.

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

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

For a copy of the DEAR Reading Project & Journal Topics, click HERE.

For a copy of the DEAR Reading Log Template, 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):
MONDAY, day 22

Romeo & Juliet

  the KISS!

Romeo & Juliet  1969 film version

 Romeo uses "palmer's sonnet" (about two blushing pilgrims) at the party to get Juliet to kiss him. 

      

      

  1. Check out some ROMEO & JULIET YOUTUBE LINKS!

    Zeffirelli balcony scene

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jas0DT-mtPA&feature=related

    Luhrmann Balcony scene

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRz1QALaKas&feature=related

    tribute to Olivia Hussey with "A Time for Us" in background

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ON6mELAYeT0&feature=related

    Zeffirelli clips to "Beautiful Soul"

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XarrgwfZSD8&feature=related

    Miss Piggy does the balcony scene

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9RHc_T0KLY&feature=related

     

     

 

  1. Group Check-in:  weekend?, what did you do for your critical review?
  2. VERB FINAL!
  3.   finish Effective writing technique #2:   Use strong verbs!  Do EWP pp. 12 to 1/2 of p. 19. For a copy of the entire EWP (Effective Writing Packet), click HERE.

     Do  the "Freshman ___ed the seniors" and "Seniors __ cruel." verb activity and show sportswriter verbs. Go over p. 22 together--"The Beautiful Day" exercise and p. 28  “The Siddons Sample"

  4. Brief Intro to Effective writing technique #3:   Use sentence variety! Do EWP pp. 31-36.  Brainstorm ideas of things to review more Effective writing technique #3:   Use sentence variety! Go over p. 35-36 together--"The Dock Story." Preview or go over Comma Rule #4 when discussing sentence variety.  Go over pp. 41-42.  For a pdf. copy of the EWP packet, click HERE.

  5.   start scene 3 R&J Capulet /Paris and nurse/mom and Queen Mab and party scene Queen Mab Click HERE for a pdf.  Click HERE for more copies

  6. R&J videos
  7. R&J R&J tailgate, Queen Mab, Party scene
  8. Revise J 26 Journalistic Article using Effective Writing techniques 4 and 5   Do the following:  1.  On another sheet of paper in your journal, write 3 NEW CLEVER titles for the critical review  2.  On another sheet of paper in your journal, write 3 completely different opening sentences (also called "LEADS").   3.  On another sheet of paper in your journal, write down 3 alternative voices and 3 alternative audiences.  Now, choose ONE new idea for voice and audience.  Rewrite the entire journal using this new voice and audience.  Your goal is to guess for whom this journalistic article is now
  9.  
  10. R&J videos--"A Day at the Globe" and "Miramax"  Elizabethan background information--Go over A Day at the Globe video--(part 1 15 min. and part 2 13 min.) fill out worksheet from R&J packet pp. 8-9

 

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. R&J SQ's 23-27
  2. J25 Critical Review
  3. EWP pp.
 
  1. Vocab Cards week 5 For a master pdf list of all the vocab words, click HERE.
  2. Week 5 VRS worksheet     For a master pdf list of all the VRS sheets, click HERE.  Click HERE for a copy of the WEEK 5 VRS worksheet in WORD so you can type your answers.
  3. Comma Packet pp. 1-5.  Don't forget to do the exercises!  For a copy of the pink comma packet, click HERE. For fun, play the PUNCTUATION GAME!  Click HERE:  http://eatsshootsandleaves.com/ESLquiz.html  

  4. EWP work!  Do pages EWP 41-42 in the EWP packet. Using a Selected Writing journal of your choice (memoir, biographical sketch, mystery story chapter 1, or the critical review), do the sentence variety practice on pages EWP 41-42.

    Revise J 25 Critical Review:  Do the worksheet you go in class to revise your Critical Review for better sensory details, stronger verbs, and better sentence variety.  If you need a copy of the worksheet or want to use it to to type right on it, click HERE  If you would like a pdf. copy of the worksheet, click HERE.  You will do the following:  1. Change 10 sensory details in ONE color.  2.  Change 10 Verbs (boring action verbs, stinking linking verbs, or passive voice) in ANOTHER color.  3.  Highlight 10 sentences and revise for sentence variety (make a new beginning, change the length, vary the S-V or S-V-O pattern).  Do this on the worksheet.

    EXTRA CREDIT COUPON (3 pts.) OPPORTUNITY!  Shakespearean Insult Cards! Due FRIDAY!  Click HERE for a copy of this EC assignment and HERE for a sample of how the cards should look.

    a.  Do the "Shakespearean Expressions (Insult) Activity."  Click HERE to find a three-columned list of Shakespearean words.   These words are alos on page 12 of your R&J packet.Warning!  These words are unkind!  They are insults! 

    b.  Choose ONE line of 3 words—one from each column.  You will have two adjectives and a noun and must find their modern translations.  To do this, you must go to the EPHS library and locate the multi-volume Oxford English Dictionary.  Look up your three words in the Oxford English Dictionary (the OED). 

    c.  Now, take out 3 note cards.  Write #1 ADJ on the first card and copy the word from column one onto this first note card.  On the back of this note card, write the modern English translation of this word. Do the same for the second and third words.  Write #2 ADJ on the second card and copy the word from column two onto this first note card.  On the back of this note card, write the modern English translation of this word.  On the third note card, take a highlighter and color it yellow (front and back sides).  Then write #3 NOUN and copy the word from column two onto this last note card.  On the back of this note card, write the modern English translation of this word. 

    d.  Now, practice saying the “insult.”  Be ready to say it aloud in class when we do the activity!

     

     

 

TUESDAY, day 23

Romeo and Juliet!

  

Sonnet # 14

Or whether doth my mind, being crown'd with you,
Drink up the monarch's plague, this flattery?
Or whether shall I say, mine eye saith true,
And that your love taught it this alchemy,
To make of monsters and things indigest
Such cherubins as your sweet self resemble,
Creating every bad a perfect best,
As fast as objects to his beams assemble?
O,'tis the first; 'tis flattery in my seeing,
And my great mind most kingly drinks it up:
Mine eye well knows what with his gust is 'greeing,
And to his palate doth prepare the cup:
If it be poison'd, 'tis the lesser sin
That mine eye loves it and doth first begin.

 

Sonnet # 130

My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun;
Coral is far more red than her lips' red;
If snow be white, why then her breasts are dun;
If hairs be wires, black wires grow on her head.
I have seen roses damasked, red and white,
But no such roses see I in her cheeks;
And in some perfumes is there more delight
Than in the breath that from my mistress reeks.
I love to hear her speak, yet well I know
That music hath a far more pleasing sound;
I grant I never saw a goddess go;
My mistress when she walks treads on the ground.
     And yet, by heaven, I think my love as rare
     As any she belied with false compare.

West Side Story--a spin-off of R&J

 

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  1. Group Check-in:  share J 25 Critical Review ideas and brainstorm 3 new audiences and voices and new title and new lead--give feedback
  2.  scene 3 R&J Capulet /Paris and nurse/mom and Queen Mab and party scene Queen Mab Click HERE for a pdf.  Click HERE for more copies

  3. R&J videos
  4. R&J R&J tailgate, Queen Mab, Party scene
  5. R&J videos
  6. R&J videos--"A Day at the Globe" and "Miramax"  Elizabethan background information--Go over A Day at the Globe video--(part 1 15 min. and part 2 13 min.) fill out worksheet from R&J packet pp. 8-9
  7.   finish Effective writing technique #2:   Use strong verbs!  Do EWP pp. 12 to 1/2 of p. 19. For a copy of the entire EWP (Effective Writing Packet), click HERE. Do  the "Freshman ___ed the seniors" and "Seniors __ cruel." verb activity and show sportswriter verbs. Go over p. 22 together--"The Beautiful Day" exercise and p. 28  “The Siddons Sample"
  8. Brief Intro to Effective writing technique #3:   Use sentence variety! Do EWP pp. 31-36.  Brainstorm ideas of things to review more Effective writing technique #3:   Use sentence variety! Go over p. 35-36 together--"The Dock Story." Preview or go over Comma Rule #4 when discussing sentence variety.  Go over pp. 41-42.  For a pdf. copy of the EWP packet, click HERE.

     

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. VRS week 5
  2. EWP  pp. 41-42
  3. Comma packet pp. 1-5

 

  1. J 26:  JOURNALISTIC (NEWSPAPER or MAGAZINE) ARTICLE  You have 3 choices of topics!  Be sure to define your voice and audience for the article!  This needs to be a minimum of 2 sides of a page DOUBLE-SPACED and # the LINES! 

    Here are the CHOICES:  

    CHOICE #1:  Letter to the Editor   After reading the two articles (Click HERE to read  to read a copy of "Are Kids Too Busy? or HERE to read "Spoiling Everything" if you didn't get the articles), choose  either article and answer questions 1-9 on EWP pp. 59-60.  Then, use either the topic of either "Are Kids Too Busy?" or "Spoiling Kids" to write either a letter to the editor or an editorial that could be published in a newspaper on this topic.  Consider the AUDIENCE AND YOUR VOICE OPTIONS.  Be sure to write at the top of the journal the name of the magazine/newspaper where you'd like to see your article published, the intended audience, and identify your voice. Note!  If you like the "letter to the editor" idea, you can choose a different topic other than "Are Kids Too Busy? or "Spoiling Everything."

    OR 

    CHOICE #2: Journalistic Article about an idea for a new GADGET/INVENTION (see EWP bottom of page 63 for the explanation)  You are an inventor and have all the intelligence and resources you need to create a fabulous invention or gadget.  The invention needs a cool descriptive name, of course.  Give several characteristics of the invention such as:  what it looks like, what it does, who would use it, where one could buy or find it, how much would it cost, why it would improve one's life (especially yours!), when it will be available to people, how it would be used, etc.

    Your journal is to be an article about it in a magazine devoted to people who share the same interests so that you already have a captive audience.  For example, if you created a gadget for use on the soccer field, the magazine in which the article about the gadget appears might be aimed at subscribers who already love the game of soccer and might be called SOCCER!  

      This journalistic article must be one of these types: 

    •an INFORMATIVE ARTICLE about the gadget

     •a PERSUASIVE ARTICLE directly aimed at enticing the readers to go out and get one immediately for themselves (in which case you really want to make it appealing),              

    •or an OBJECTIVE ARTICLE like one in the magazine, Consumer Reports, which gives advice when purchasing items so this article may help you "get the most bang for your buck."  If you choose the Consumer Reports-type article, be sure to include the gadget's positives as well as its drawbacks

    This should be a gadget/invention you'd like to create or have someone else create.  Pretend you don't even have to worry about how much it would cost!  Consider the AUDIENCE AND YOUR VOICE OPTIONS.  Be sure to write at the top of the journal the name of the magazine/newspaper where you'd like to see your article published, the intended audience, and identify your voice.

    OR 

    CHOICE #3: Informational Article/News Story Write an informational article which covers an event you have attended or about an issue/topic of interest.  Examples might be an article about skateboarding or an article covering an EP hockey game or an article about  Eagle Heights Spanish Immersion School in EP or an article about graduation requirements or an article about activities at CMS or what the EP Community Center offers or what things teenagers can do in the summer in EP, etc.  Remember that you are NOT to critique anything.  You are a reporter!  NOTE: Be sure to carefully read the components of this genre on page 3 in your EWP packet.  Consider the AUDIENCE AND YOUR VOICE OPTIONS.  Be sure to write at the top of the journal the name of the magazine/newspaper where you'd like to see your article published, the intended audience, and identify your voice

     For a copy of the entire EWP (Effective Writing Packet), click HERE.

    YES!  YOU CAN STILL DO THIS!EXTRA CREDIT COUPON (3 pts.)

    OPPORTUNITY!  Shakespearean Insult Cards! Due FRIDAY!  Click HERE for a copy of this EC assignment and HERE for a sample of how the cards should look.

    a.  Do the "Shakespearean Expressions (Insult) Activity."  Click HERE to find a three-columned list of Shakespearean words.   These words are alos on page 12 of your R&J packet.Warning!  These words are unkind!  They are insults! 

    b.  Choose ONE line of 3 words—one from each column.  You will have two adjectives and a noun and must find their modern translations.  To do this, you must go to the EPHS library and locate the multi-volume Oxford English Dictionary.  Look up your three words in the Oxford English Dictionary (the OED). 

    c.  Now, take out 3 note cards.  Write #1 ADJ on the first card and copy the word from column one onto this first note card.  On the back of this note card, write the modern English translation of this word. Do the same for the second and third words.  Write #2 ADJ on the second card and copy the word from column two onto this first note card.  On the back of this note card, write the modern English translation of this word.  On the third note card, take a highlighter and color it yellow (front and back sides).  Then write #3 NOUN and copy the word from column two onto this last note card.  On the back of this note card, write the modern English translation of this word. 

    d.  Now, practice saying the “insult.”  Be ready to say it aloud in class when we do the activity!

     

 

Wednesday, day 28

LETTERS TO JULIET

EXTRA CREDIT COUPON--write a page about what the movie is about and how it relates to R&J!  You cannot do this until we are done with the play, however!

the BALCONY SCENE!!

 

Juliet's Balcony in Verona, Italy!!

Romeo & Juliet . . .

the famous balcony scene!

SCENES FROM JULIET'S BALCONY IN THE REAL VERONA, ITALY

   

     

Check out some ROMEO & JULIET YOUTUBE LINKS!

Zeffirelli balcony scene

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jas0DT-mtPA&feature=related

Luhrmann Balcony scene

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRz1QALaKas&feature=related

tribute to Olivia Hussey with "A Time for Us" in background

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ON6mELAYeT0&feature=related

Zeffirelli clips to "Beautiful Soul"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XarrgwfZSD8&feature=related

Miss Piggy does the balcony scene

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9RHc_T0KLY&feature=related

Even RAINBOW FOODS in EP

quotes

Romeo & Juliet!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Group Check-in:  share J 25 Critical Review ideas and brainstorm 3 new audiences and voices and new title and new lead--give feedback and J26 Journalistic Article
  2. Vocab Cards week 5
  3. R&J R&J tailgate, Queen Mab, Party scene
  4. R&J videos if time
  5. Intro Effective writing technique #4:   Use effective titles and leads! and explain critical review.  EWP pages 43-top 1/2 of page 46 Use effective titles and leads! and explain critical review.  Brainstorm ideas of things to review more Effective writing technique #3:   Use sentence variety! Go over p. 35-36 together--"The Dock Story." Preview or go over Comma Rule #4 when discussing sentence variety.  Go over pp. 41-42. EWP work on writing a more effective title and lead.  Choose 3 of the following EWP journals you have already done--J15 Memoir--"I Remember When," J17 Memoir--"Scary Times in My Life," J21 Biographical Sketch, J22 Mystery Story Chap. 1, or J25 Critical Review.  For each of the 3 you have chosen, on separate sheets of paper, write 3 new titles and 2 completely different leads.   CLICK HERE FOR A WORD TEMPLATE TO FOLLOW OR TO TYPE RIGHT ON TO DO THIS REVISION!
  6. Brief Intro to Effective writing technique #5:   Use appropriate and creative audience and voice! Do EWP p. 52 "Love's gonna get us" and "Prom.". For a pdf. copy of the EWP packet, click HERE.
  7. EWP work on writing a more effective title and lead.  Choose 3 of the following EWP journals you have already done--J15 Memoir--"I Remember When," J17 Memoir--"Scary Times in My Life," J21 Biographical Sketch, J22 Mystery Story Chap. 1, or J25 Critical Review.  For each of the 3 you have chosen, on separate sheets of paper, write 3 new titles and 2 completely different leads.   CLICK HERE FOR A WORD TEMPLATE TO FOLLOW OR TO TYPE RIGHT ON TO DO THIS REVISION!

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. stamp J 26 Journalistic Article
  2. vocab cards week 5
  3. 3rd hour:  EWP pp. 41-47

 

  1. Effective writing technique #5:   Choose an effective voice and audience! Do EWP pp. 48-50; 53-56, 61-62.  For a copy of the entire EWP (Effective Writing Packet), click HERE.
  2. Do pink take-home Comma Practice Quiz over rules 1-3.  Click HERE for a copy. For a copy of the pink comma packet, click HERE.  

  3. ♥ R&J ASSIGNMENT E--#1, 2, 3 (optional), 5

    1.  Read Act II, prologue and sc. i-ii  (pp. 33-42 NEW/pp. 71-80 OLD).

    2.  Do SQ 28-41 (p. 32 of study packet).

    .NOTE:  You can access the study questions online by clicking HERE and scrolling down.

     3.  OPTIONAL (but a VERY good idea--hint!) Do pink take home quiz (fill in the blank--front LEFT side only) 10 points.  For a copy of this pink quiz, click HERE.

    5.  Fill out the GREEN PLOT OUTLINE (p. 45)  through p. 42 NEW/p. 80 OLD in text for Act II, sc. ii. NOTE:  You can access the plot outline online by clicking HERE and scrolling down.

    NOTE:  You can access the study questions online by clicking here:  the study questions and the yellow  significant quotations part of the packet.    See PINK "R&J Homework Assignment" Sheet for all the specifics of the assignments for R&J.  You can access this list on line by clicking HERE!   For the entire pdf. version of the ENGLISH 9 ROMEO AND JULIET PACKET 2007 (pdf version), click HERE. You will have to scroll down to find what you need!  EXTRA CREDIT COUPON!  (Due any time during R&J unit)  Fill in the blanks for these two Shakespeare exercises!  Click HERE!

    Check out some ROMEO & JULIET YOUTUBE LINKS!

    Zeffirelli balcony scene

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jas0DT-mtPA&feature=related

    Luhrmann Balcony scene

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRz1QALaKas&feature=related

    tribute to Olivia Hussey with "A Time for Us" in background

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ON6mELAYeT0&feature=related

    Zeffirelli clips to "Beautiful Soul"

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XarrgwfZSD8&feature=related

    Miss Piggy does the balcony scene

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w9RHc_T0KLY&feature=related

LETTERS TO JULIET

EXTRA CREDIT COUPON--write a page about what the movie is about and how it relates to R&J!  You cannot do this until we are done with the play, however!

 

THURSDAY, day 29

10 Things I Hate about You--a spin-off

of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew

QUEEN MAB!!

  1. EXTRA CREDIT ON THE VOCAB TEST IF YOU CAN IDENTIFY THE CHARACTER IN THE "CHARIOT" IN THE PICTURE BELOW:

 

 

 

  1. Group Check-in:  share J 25 Critical Review ideas and brainstorm 3 new audiences and voices and new title and new lead--give feedback
  2. R&J Quiz on Act 2.1

  3. J 27 5 min. "First Response to R&J" journal

  4. update Effective writing scoresheet
  5. What is a satire?  Read excerpts from Dave Barry's college admissions
  6. Effective writing technique #5:   Use appropriate and creative audience and voice! Do EWP p. 52 "Love's gonna get us" and "Prom.". For a pdf. copy of the EWP packet, click HERE.

    #4 and #5:  

  7.   update Effective writing scoresheet

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. R&J sq's 23-41 (19 points)
  2. J27 First Response to R&J (in class)
 

 

  1. Study for Vocab Test #5  Extra Credit on the vocab test if you can identify what scene from the play these pictures from the OLD movie illustrate:

           

          

  2. Effective writing technique #6:   Use Effective Diction! Do EWP pp. 64-68; 72-74, 76-77.  For a copy of the entire EWP (Effective Writing Packet), click HERE.   Hear ye!  Hear ye!  15 points EXTRA CREDIT on the EWP packet only opportunity!  Due next MONDAY!   Read "A Modest Proposal" by Jonathan Swift (pp. 75b-75f) in the EWP packet and do the 4 things outlined on page 75a in the  EWP packet or if there isn't a copy of it in your EWP packet, click HERE for a copy of this EC assignment! 
  3. Learn about what a SATIRE  is by reading two satires and answering questions about the second one called "Neat People" by Andy Rooney.  The first satire to read is the Dave Barry satire on ballet on p. 76 in your EWP packet.  Then read Andy Rooney's satire  "Neat People" on pp. 600-601 in the OLD green lit. textbook.)   Do study questions 1-5 from page 601 in the OLD green lit. textbook.  Answer these 5 questions  #1-5 right on p. 77 in your EWP or on your own notebook paperFor a copy of the entire EWP (Effective Writing Packet), click HERE. NOTE: Be sure to carefully read the components of this three genre on page  3 in your EWP packet. 

    For some examples of Andy Rooney's satires available to see (and enjoy?) on youtube, click any of the following links:

    on being organized    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7a38V7uHTg  

    on being rich            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WMs-F1f9lE

    iPhone--someone making fun of Andy Rooney doing iPHone http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1t_5oaF__Jc&feature=related

    on  car bumpers     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sg8_deXb-kM&feature=related  

    Frank Cliendo makes fun of Andy Rooney on Football Picks   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VDaPb_iKfg&feature=related 

    on food labels 

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLOJP5LUyZc&feature=related

    MORE ANDY ROONEY:  GREAT EXAMPLES OF SATIRE!

    Teenage Affluenza is Spreading Fast  Are you suffering from Teenage Affluenza? This is a great satirical video that reminds us we lead such lucky lives. Isn't it time you give back? To do something real?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFZz6ICzpjI

    Modern Art--show in class for satire example

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsfX6xqCBks&feature=related

    Andy Rooney Likes His Job

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lepwRNOZePk&NR=1

    Where are the Heroes? Andy Rooney

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYYrB_j9OLM&feature=channel

    What's in Andy's Drawers? Gadgets, etc. --show in class for satire example

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tun9EBKOYqI&NR=1

    Andy Rooney's Gift List--gadgets, etc.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtSrfGvm7TU&feature=channel

    Happy Holidays--Thanksgiving and Christmas--with Andy Rooney

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6ejZweJKGI&feature=channel

    Andy Rooney's Financial Advice

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Deq4DOS48TU&feature=related

  4. Write your own satires.  J 28:  SATIRE (2 sides required:  double space and number the lines!) Follow the directions on how to do this satire on EWP p. 77 and/or click HERE for a description ) A satire is an article or essay-type draft where you critique something using ridicule, irony, etc. in order to convince your audience that a change needs to be made.  You can choose whatever topic you would like to satirize, however.  Remember that the purpose of satire is NOT just to "tear down," but to illustrate a point or to persuade your readers to adopt a point of view to which you subscribe.  Read "Neat People" in the OLD green literature book, pages 600-601.  Answer study questions #1-5 from page 61.  Put your answers right on the bottom EWP p. 77.  For a copy of the entire EWP (Effective Writing Packet), click HERE.  
FRIDAY, day 30

Some favorite pictures from my trip to England

October 2008

ON THE WAY TO STRATFORD-UPON-AVON (Shakespeare's birthplace)

I'm actually HERE!

 

holding an owl (He was heavy!) and learning about falcolnry at Shakespeare's mother's farm (Mary Arden)

 

the home of Shakespeare's wife, Anne Hathaway

What women's shoes used to look like!  The "heels" were called "pedestals"--thus women had to be put up on their "pedestals."  The tour guide said they were very "tippy.

where Hamlet was being performed in Stratford:

next door at the pub called "The Dirty Duck":

Look what was written on the wall next to our table! (from Macbeth)

Hamlet House Bed & Breakfast!

The First Folio

Shakespeare's grave inside Holy Trinity Church where he was baptized

The statue of the court jester in the town square in Stratford.  There is a Shakespeare quote on each side of the statue.  Notice the ONE from Hamlet, of course!

 

 

  1. Group Check-in:  share J 28 SATIRE
  2. Vocab Test #5 

  3. EWP work on technique #6 DICTION

  4. INTRO SELECTED WRITING PAPER and the green Selected Writing paper packet.

  5. Comma Packet Rule #1 SERIES For a copy of the pink comma packet, click HERE. For fun, play the PUNCTUATION GAME!  Click HERE:  http://eatsshootsandleaves.com/ESLquiz.html  

  6. R&J  Party scene
  7. For fun, play the PUNCTUATION GAME!  Click HERE:  http://eatsshootsandleaves.com/ESLquiz.html  

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. J 28 SATIRE
 

 

  1. Read and highlight the green Selected Writing paper packet carefully.  For a copy of the Selected Writing Paper Packet (with editing packets included), click HERE. Be sure to carefully read the components of the genre you choose on p. 2 of Selected Writing paper packet.  For a copy of the entire EWP (Effective Writing Packet), click HERE.
  2. Write the RD of Selected Writing Paper!  (Be sure to double-space and number the lines!)  Read through all your journals that prepared you for the 6 choices for the SELECTED WRITING PAPER--J14, J15, J17, J19, J20, J22, J25, J26, and J28.  Decide on which one you plan on using and TYPE the draft (DS & # the lines). Choose the ONE you would like to make your Selected Writing Paper Topic.  Write "SW Rough Draft" on the top.  If you haven't yet, carefully read the green Selected Writing paper packet carefully. Highlight the important aspects of the project.  For a copy of the Selected Writing Paper Packet (with editing packets included), click HERE. Be sure to carefully read the components of the genre you choose on p. 2 of Selected Writing paper packet.  For a copy of the entire EWP (Effective Writing Packet), click HERE.

     

  3. ♥ R&J ASSIGNMENT F  #1-3

     1.  Read R&J Act 2.3-6 pp. 33-42

     2.  Do SQ  42-57 (p. 33-34 of study packet).NOTE:  You can access the study questions online by clicking HERE and scrolling down.

     3.  Summarize the events from this scene on p. 45 of the  GREEN PLOT OUTLINE on  p. 45 in the R&J packet. NOTE:  You can access the plot outline online by clicking HERE and scrolling down.

    See PINK "R&J Homework Assignment" Sheet for all the specifics of the assignments for R&J.  You can access this list on line by clicking HERE!   For the entire pdf. version of the ENGLISH 9 ROMEO AND JULIET PACKET 2007 (pdf version), click HERE. You will have to scroll down to find what you need!

      Hear ye!  Hear ye!  15 points EXTRA CREDIT on the EWP packet only opportunity!  Due next MONDAY!   Read "A Modest Proposal" by Jonathan Swift (pp. 75b-75f) in the EWP packet and do the 4 things outlined on page 75a in the  EWP packet or if there isn't a copy of it in your EWP packet, click HERE for a copy of this EC assignment! 

  4. EXTRA CREDIT ON THE VOCAB Test NEXT WEEK if you can identify the name of this writer--> He wrote the most famous satire in history called "A Modest Proposal" to "help" the staving Irish people.  He also wrote Gulliver's Travels. If you would like to learn more about him  or read his heretic satire, click on any of these links:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Modest_Proposal

    http://art-bin.com/art/omodest.html  (to read the actual essay!)

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonathan_Swift

    Here's a quote from the essay, "A Modest Proposal":

    ”I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled ...”

     YIKES!!!!     

     

 

1st semester only

 

 

HO HO HO

WINTER BREAK BEGINS!

To see more 2010 sem. 1 pictures in our class photo gallery, click HERE!

POETRY PROJECTS

   

How many days 'til SCHOOL'S BACK IN SESSION?  Has the countdown begun?   Enjoy your WINTER BREAK! Miss ya already!

HEADS UP!   ORAL INTERP. PROJECTS☺

 

 

 

 

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