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Posted: September 10, 2019

Find and copy a section of writing from your SSR novel that displays some of the techniques that we discussed today (sensory details, descriptive words and phrases, dialogue).

Due Date: 

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Posted: September 9, 2019

Please read the two attached writing pieces and identify the following in each of them:

strong verbs

descriptive words

evidence of emotion

Due Date: 

Monday, September 9, 2019

Posted: September 9, 2019

Please have definitions written down for the following terms:

Assailant
Imminent
Proffered
Posse
Prosthesis
Folly
Status Quo

Due Date: 

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Posted: September 4, 2019

Three prompts must be chosen for tomorrow. Good copy is due on Monday, September 9.

Due Date: 

Monday, September 9, 2019

Posted: September 4, 2019

Due Date: 

Monday, September 9, 2019

Posted: October 19, 2012

This week we focused on two short stories: Persephone and Charles. These stories allowed us to focus on basic elements of a short story (plot, character, setting, theme, point of view, irony, and conflict). For next week please make sure that you have read both of these stories as we will be moving on to new stories.   An understanding of the above mentioned terms will be essential for next week's lessons. If you do not feel comforatable with them please take the time to research their definitions as well as examples over the weekend.

Posted: October 11, 2012

Here are the last two articles of the week.

Posted: October 2, 2012

Universal Truths- Explain them in detail- Compare Faulkner and Richards' view on them - are they the same?- What are your opinions on these truths and how the writers discuss them? MLK Dream- What was it?- Did he achieve what he wanted to?- What are some examples of what he wants in his dream? Nobel Prizes- Who of our speakers won them?- What did they have to say about their award? How did they feel about winning it?- Why did they win?- Compare the speeches- What is your opinion of the two speeches? The Writing- What techniques did the writers use to make their speeches effective?- Were they easy or difficult to understand?- Discuss vocabulary in the speeches- What 'literary devices' were used in the speeches (metaphor, imagery, allusion, repetition, etc)- Why were these devices used - were they effective?

Posted: October 1, 2012

1) What was the most important piece? 3 examples to support your answer. 2) What was the most emotional piece? 3 Examples to support your answer. 3) What was the least important piece? 3 Examples to support your answer. 4) List the similarities between the pieces that we have covered. 5) List the differences between the pieces that we have covered. 6) Give one example for each of the pieces showing how it still has some relevance to you.

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