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9B Week 9: June 7-9, 2010

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Time to say Goodbye  

Bye, bye English 9!

3rd hour -- Class of 2013

4th hour -- Class of 2013

 

(I hope to see you senior year in my Adv. English 12!)

Happy Birthday, Emily!

Bye, bye Shakespeare, too!

 Romeo & Juliet, Vocab week 7, Comma rules 5-9

   

 

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

To see pictures in our English 9 1st semester class photo gallery 2010, click HERE!

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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.

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

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

 

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

MONDAY, day 40

"Romeo, Romeo, Romeo, I drink to thee."

THE BIG KISS!

Romeo and Juliet 1969 Franco Zeffirelli movie:

"Let lips do what hands do!"

 

    <-- THE  QUEEN MAB SPEECH!

 

Here she is!  Wally's beloved "Woo" in her Halloween costume!  She looks so cute--as if she were just waiting for her Wishbone Romeo  to "woo" here!

Today's Quote of the Day:

Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you will reach your destiny. -Carl Schurz, general and politician (1829-1906)

 

  1. Group Check-in:   collect journals, weekend?
  2. COLLECT JOURNALS

  3. Vocab Test weeks 1-7
  4. COMMA RULES 5-9
  5. finish the R&J PACKET (DUE TOMORROW).  You need to have all the study questions done 1-125 as well as yellow quotes 1-50, and the green plot outline pages! 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! 

  6. ♥ R&J end of ACT 4--
  7. R&J videos

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. COLLECT JOURNALS
  2. R&J SQ's
  3. R&J quotes

 

 

 

 

 
  1. ♥ R&J  ACT 5  

    1.  Read pp. 106-121 (all of Act 4)

    2.  Do SQ 97-125.

    3.  Summarize what happens in Act 5 on p. 47 PLOT OUTLINE.

    4.  OPTIONAL! Do the quotes for Act 5--#43-50

    5.  OPTIONAL! Do 20 point BLUE take home quiz (fill-in-the-blank) 20 pts. on all of Act 4.  Click HERE if you need a copy.  Do the ivory Act 5 take home quiz Click HERE if you need a copy of this quiz.

    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!

  2. Comma Packet Rules 11-12 pp. 19-26 (pink section). Don't forget to do the exercises!  For a copy of the pink comma packet, click HERE

    Now do the white comma TAKE-HOME TEST rules 1-11.  THIS WILL BE GRADED FOR RIGHT/WRONG! Click HERE for a copy.

     

  3. BRING BOOKS/PACKETS BACK--green new lit, green old lit, and Holt Handbook and blue grammar book  (if we're done with it) and TKM (if you still have it!)!!! Cost of  books if you've lost them: TKM ($12.50), green OLD Patterns in Literature ($45.00), green NEW Prentice-Hall Literature ($52.00), and blue EWS grammar text ($45.00). Make a check out to the EPHS English Dep't.
  4. Start to STUDY FOR THE Romeo & Juliet FINAL! Study the plot (review all study questions, any old quizzes, and your green plot outline, the cast of characters listed on page 2 of your R&J text, the quotes (pages 21-28 in your R&J packet), the glossary terms (see p. 15-18 in your R&J packet), and the poetic/drama terms we learned during the unit (see p. 14 in your R&J packet or click HERE). Click HERE for some old practice tests!

 

 

 

 

 
TUESDAY, day 41

Only ONE more day of

English 9 and being a freshman and of Romeo & Juliet!

 

 

the BALCONY SCENE!!

LETTERS TO JULIET

  1. Group Check-in:  weekend
  2. COMMA RULES 5-11

  3. ♥ R&J end of ACT 5--what's on the test, quotes, etc.
  4. R&J videos
  5. finish the R&J PACKET (DUE TOMORROW).  You need to have all the study questions done 1-125 as well as yellow quotes 1-50, and the green plot outline pages! 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! 

  6.  

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. none
 

 

 

  1. STUDY FOR THE Romeo & Juliet FINAL! Study the plot (review all study questions, any old quizzes, and your green plot outline, the cast of characters listed on page 2 of your R&J text, the quotes (pages 21-28 in your R&J packet), the glossary terms (see p. 15-18 in your R&J packet), and the poetic/drama terms we learned during the unit (see p. 14 in your R&J packet or click HERE). Click HERE for some old practice tests!

  2. finish the R&J PACKET (DUE TOMORROW).  You need to have all the study questions done  SQ's 96-125 (34 points), green plot summary (10 points), quotes 17-50 (34 points) 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! 

  3. Double-check your white comma TAKE-HOME TEST rules 1-11.  THIS WILL BE GRADED FOR RIGHT/WRONG! Click HERE for a copy.
  4. BRING BOOKS/PACKETS BACK--green new lit, green old lit, and Holt Handbook and blue grammar book  (if we're done with it) and TKM (if you still have it!)!!! Cost of  books if you've lost them: TKM ($12.50), green OLD Patterns in Literature ($45.00), green NEW Prentice-Hall Literature ($52.00), and blue EWS grammar text ($45.00). Make a check out to the EPHS English Dep't.

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

 

 

WEDNESDAY, day 42

Romeo & Juliet FINAL!

END OF THE SEMESTER!

ENJOY!

YOU DID IT!

  1. Group Check-in:  c/c purple Act 3 quiz
  2. ♥ R&J  FINAL REVIEW--any quotes, glossary, etc.
  3.  R&J FINAL
  4. R&J videos

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. R&J PACKET:  SQ's 96-125 (34 points), green plot summary, quotes 17-50 (34 points)
  2. white take-home comma test

 

Bye! 

Miss ya already!

(I hope to see you senior year in my Adv. English 12!)

BTW, you are interested in some summer reading, click HERE to look at the Enriched English 10 DEAR project list!

 

FRIDAY, day 37

 

 

 

  1. Group Check-in: share your favorites about Eng. 9 and what your schedule is next quarter
  2.  
 

HOMEWORK COLLECTED TODAY:

  1. none

 

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  2.  

 

     

1st semester stuff

NO SCHOOL!

in honor of

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

 

To see live footage and listen to Dr. King's famous "I have a dream" speech, click http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/mlkihaveadream.htm

Today's Quote of the Day:

Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you will reach your destiny. -Carl Schurz, general and politician (1829-1906)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Romeo & Juliet  Field Trip

Thursday, January 21, 2010

from 8:45 to approximately 2:30

 After the play, buses will transport us to local restaurants for lunch (or we will walk). 

After the performance the buses will return us to EPHS (about 2:30 depending on traffic).

Students must arrange for their own ride home from the high school. 

Do bring your cell phones with them for this field trip

Field Trip SCHEDULE

Leave:  9:00 a.m.  NORTH ENTRANCE

PLAY 10:30-12:00

Lunch  12:00-1:30 Calhoun Square

Home by 2:30ish

 

 
  1. Study for the R&J final!  Study the plot outline, the quotes, the glossary terms, and the study questions, and any old quizzes that you did! Click HERE for some old practice tests!

  2. finish the R&J PACKET (DUE MONDAY).  You need to have all the study questions done 1-125 as well as yellow quotes 1-50, and the green plot outline pages! 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! 

  3. Comma gray Take-home Final due Monday!  It  gray and actually called "Comma Pretest."  Click HERE for a copy. The choices for the right column are the following:  SERIES, 2+ADJ, CC, INTRO, D/A, NOT, TITLE, DIR, NONESS, APP, and NONE  Click HERE for a copy of a salmon comma practice quiz if you like.
  4.