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Posted: October 25, 2016

Thursday (October 27) - vocab quiz

Friday (October 28) - in-class novel assignment

Posted: October 23, 2016

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Posted: October 17, 2016

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Posted: October 3, 2016

“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. 

 Your essay MUST:

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

·               Provide a works cited page for definition, quote, short story references, 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

   Citation for the short story: 

Hemingway, Ernest. The Snows of Kilimanjaro. Scribner: New York, NY. 1995.                                                                

Essay Due:      October 17, 2016

Posted: September 26, 2016

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Posted: September 24, 2016

Is there anything adults can do to effectively combat bullying?

Reference The Day of the Butterfly, The Doll's House, and your own experiences to support your answer.

2 pages. Typed. Font 12. Double spaced. Times New Roman

Due September 30th

30 marks

Posted: September 19, 2016

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Posted: September 12, 2016

Print off and do a close reading of the attached article.

Write a one page personal response.

Put in duotang.

Due at the beginning of class on Friday.

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Posted: September 12, 2016

First five entries are due September 30th.

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