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Posted: September 16, 2010

1. First Article of the Week is due.  Make sure you have it in your duotang.   2.  Finish reading A & P by John Updike.  As you read closely, make notations concerning the following two questions:       1. Do you think the girls meant to cause trouble by coming to the store in bathing suits? Find supporting evidence. 2. Explain the sheep references in the story. Is Sammy a sheep? Why or why not?  

Posted: September 15, 2010

Complete questions 5 - 8 for "Tomorrow and Tomorrow and So Forth".  Do not forget about your Article of the Week for Friday.

Posted: September 14, 2010

Complete questions 1- 4.  Be sure to use supporting details from the story.  Do not forget your Article of the Week for Friday.

Posted: September 13, 2010

Finish reading the John Updike story, "Tomorrow and Tomorrow and So Forth".  Look up the vocabulary words presented on the question sheet.

Posted: September 13, 2010

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Posted: September 10, 2010

Copy and read through the list of reading strategies (see attached document).  Select 5 that you use or are intereted in using.  Comment briefly on each.  Be prepared to discuss your response on Monday.

Posted: September 6, 2010

As part of your 122 English course, you will be keeping a Writer's Notebook.  For clerical purposes, these will be colour-coordinated as follows:   Period 2  -  red duotang Period 4 -   yellow duotang Period 6 -  blue duotang   Please pick up the assigned class colour before the end of first week. Thanks and see you Wednesday!!

Posted: June 1, 2010

Poems were due today.  A number of you did not pass them in.  Get them in on Wednesday!!

Posted: May 27, 2010

First draft of your 'I Grew Up' poem has been started.  Tomorrow will be a writing workshop with peer editing/revising.

Posted: May 27, 2010

We have completed chapters 1 -3 for Of Mice and Men.  All questions and terms should be in your duotang.


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