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Posted: November 19, 2018

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Posted: October 28, 2018

First draft of your eathquake piece is due tomorrow.  We will be having a writing workshop to edit, revise, and improve our pieces.

Posted: October 14, 2018

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Posted: October 12, 2018

 

Questions for pp.51-75

1. At the bottom of page 51, for whom does Santiago wish ?

2. What does Santiago eat to give him strength?

3. What is wrong with Santiago’s hand?  What does the cramping hand represent for Hemingway, the writer?

4. On page 61, Hemingway uses a simile to describe the clouds. What is the comparison?

5. What physical ailment plagues DiMaggio (p.68)?

 

Vocabulary

 

coagulated (52)  longitudinally (57)  cirrus (61)  juegos (68) 

 

burnished (72)  dorado  (74) 

 

Posted: October 5, 2018

 

Mrs. Maloney commits what her lawyer might call "a crime of passion". Does that justify her crime and what would your verdict be if you were a jury member at her trial?  Explain.  (1 page; typed; font 12; TNR; double spaced)

 

 

 

Due Tuesday    20 marks

 

Due Octerber 25.

Posted: October 2, 2018

 

“The Snows of Kilimanjaro” Essay

 

“The Snows of Kilimanjaro” deals with the theme of regret.  Define regret.  Look up a quote concerning regret and using it as the jumping off point, write a 3 page personal essay discussing regret.  You must include a quote from and discussion of the story.

 

 Your essay MUST:

 

 Be typed.  Font 12.  Times New Roman.  Double spaced.

 

 Provide a works cited page for definition, quote, short story and any other source of information.

 

 Follow MLA format.

 

Scoring: 

 

MLA Format = 20

 

Spelling/Mechanics = 30

 

Content =  50                                                                              Total:  100

 

PLAGIARISM WILL RESULT IN A MARK OF 0%

 

LATE ASSIGNMENTS WILL RESULT IN -10% PER DAY

 

                                                                   

 

Essay Due:      October 23

 

Posted: September 29, 2018

Print the attached article. Close read it (annotate the text).  Write a one-page personal response.  Due Friday at the start of class.

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Posted: September 23, 2018

Print the attached article. Close read it (annotate the text).  Write a one-page personal response.  Due Friday at the start of class.

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Posted: September 21, 2018

 

Adults often try to intervene or influence children when bullying occurs.  Based on the short stories Day of the Butterfly, The Doll's House, and your own experiences, do you think adults can effectively help combat bullying?

 

Two pages.  Typed.  Double spaced.  Font 12. TNR.

 

Due: October 1st    Value: 30

 

Posted: September 17, 2018

Print the attached article. Close read it (annotate the text).  Write a one-page personal response.  Due Friday at the start of class.

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Posted: May 28, 2018

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