English 9 Honors Daily Homework: Term Two

Monday, December 7, 2009

1. Finish the first draft of your essay - due TOMORROW! You must email it to me and/or bring it on a thumb drive!

2. Read SSR

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 -
we have the mobile computer lab:

1.  Work on research final draft of essay - Due this Friday, NO EXCEPTIONS!

2.  Read SSR

Wednesday, December 9, 2009
1. Continue revising research essay - final draft due on Friday!

2.  Read SSR - Final on Wednesday, December 16th

Thursday, December 10, 2009

1.  Finish research essay - must be 900 words or more! You must bring a hard copy AND email/thumb drive me.

2.  Read SSR

Friday, December 11, 2009 - we have the mobile computer lab:
1.  Prepare Oral presentation - 3 to 5 minutes in length!
2.  Read SSR

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Monday, November 30, 2009

1.  Work on Journal #4 -- we will have the computers tomorrow in
      class as well!
2.  Study for the Romeo and Juliet Final -- tomorrow!
3.  Continue reading your ORB.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009
1. Work on research journals - start outline of essay
2. Read "Thank You M'am" in HOLT book
3. Continue reading ORB

Wednesday, December 2, 2009
1.  Work on Research - continue with outline; start
introduction
2.  Read "The Sniper" in HOLT book
3.  Continue reading ORB

Thursday, December 3, 2009
1.  Continue working on research outline, introduction paragraph and 1st body paragraph.

2.  Continue reading ORB -

Friday, December 4, 2009
1.  Work on 1st draft of research essay
2.  Read ORB
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Monday, November 23, 2009


1.  Write 5 sentences using
ANY 10 word study words about your research topic.
2.  Read ORB - Midterm is tomorrow!  You should have at least 250 pages read!
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Monday, November 16, 2009
1.  Continue to "pre-research" your topic
2.  Type your
Research Plan and email it to me or bring it on a thumb drive
3.  Read ORB

Tuesday, November 17, 2009
1. Continue researching your topic
2.  In HW: Write interesting and informative titles for ALL scenes
      in  Acts I, II and III (that's 16 titles in all)!
3.  Read ORB

Wednesday, November 18, 2009
1.  Continue researching your topic
2.  In HW: Write sentences for the following homonyms (except, accept: past, passed:lay, lie: fewer, less: number, amount) 
3.  Read ORB

Thursday, November 19, 2009 - Happy Birthday to ME!
1.  Type
journal #1
2.  In HW:  Write scene summaries for Act IV scenes 1 - 5
3.  Read ORB

Friday, November 20, 2009
1.  Work on
research journals
2.  Read ORB

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Monday, November 09, 2009
1.  Write a paragraph about ANYTHING using 10
new word study words
2. 
Read ORB. 

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 –
  1. In HW: Write 1 sentence summaries  Act II sc 1 – 6 (that’s 6 sentences total).
  2. Use 10 new word study words in your sentences – about two new words per sentence.  Be sure to use compound/complex sentencesClick here for some online help. 
  3. Read ORB. 
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 - HOLIDAY!   
 
Thursday, November 12, 2009 –
  1. In HW:  Find 4 different types of figurative language in your SSR book. Write the type, sentence and the significance to the book – PEEL THE ONION! Click here for on-line help with figurative language.
Friday, November 13, 2009
1. Reread Act III and Act IV.  Be prepared for a quiz on Monday!
2.  Read ORB - You should have 200 pages read by now! 

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Monday, November 2, 2009 –
1.  Act I Storyboard Quiz. Use a word study word in each slide!
2.  Read ORB. You should have more than 100 pages by now!
 

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 –
  1. In HW:  Write one sentence summaries for Act II scenes i and ii, iii, iv and v!
  2. Read ORB. 
 Wednesday, November 4, 2009 –  

  1. In HW:  Find an example of 5 different types of figurative language (metaphor, simile, etc) from Act II.  Write each example and state its significance to the play (e.g. theme, character trait, plot line, foreshadowing, irony, etc).
  2. Read ORB. 
Thursday, November 5, 2009 –
  1. In HW:  Write a paragraph describing a major character flaw in one of the characters.  Use textual evidence and predict how that flaw will affect the play.
  2. Read ORB.
Friday, November 6, 2009 –   
  1. Reread Act II and III.  Be prepared for a quiz…
  2. Read ORB.
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Monday, October 26, 2009

1.        In HW:  Write a paragraph about ANYTHING using 5 new word study words.
2.         Read ORB.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009
1.        HW: Reread Act I scenes 1 – 3. 
2.        In HW:  Write one-sentence summaries for scenes 1, 2, 3.
3.        Read ORB. 


Wednesday, October 28, 2009
1.        In HW:  Write ten sentences (according to the rubric) explaining NEW things you learned from the presentations. 
2.        Label all of the sentences.  (Simple, Compound, Complex, Cd-Cx) – you must have at least 2 of each type of sentence!
3.        Read ORB. 


Thursday, October 29, 2009
1.        In HW:  List and describe 8 major characters from Romeo and Juliet.  Use textual evidence!
2.        Read ORB.

 
Friday, October 30, 2009 –    
1.        Reread Act I all 5 scenes of Romeo and Juliet.  Be prepared for a quiz on Act I MONDAY!
2.          Revise Odyssey Timed Essay – type it and REALLY IMPROVE IT! Use Rubric as guide for improvements!
3.       Read ORB.



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HW: 
Monday, October 19, 2009
          1. Work on PowerPoint or Typed Outline of your R&J Research Presentation. 
    
    2.  In HW: Revise ONE question from the Reading Final 
        3.  Read ORB.
 
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
HW:
  1. Type Elizabethan Letter using 10 more more Elizabethan terms.
  2. Read ORB.
  3. Prepare for R&J Research Presentation !
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
 HW:
  1. Write a paragraph about ANYTHING using 10 words you learned last term.  
  2. Underline all subjects in your paragraph.
  3. Read ORB. 
 Thursday, October 22, 2009
HW:
  1. Write 5 sentences about Romeo and Juliet using relative pronouns (that, which, who) to begin dependent clauses.
  2. Read ORB
Friday, October 23, 2009
HW:
  1. Revise Timed essay – type it!
  2. Read ORB.

          
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