Ms. Kelly

Language Arts 9

Posted: February 11, 2014

Homework (due Thursday): read Chapter 5 of The Outsiders complete vocabulary sheet on premonition complete characterization chart for chapters 3 and 4

Posted: February 4, 2014

Today we looked at examples of Grade 10 research essays. Your assignment was to read like a writer, highlighting and commenting on the following things in the essay you chose: 1. organizational strategies 2. evidence to support 3. persuasive technique 4. things you don't understand   This assignment was started in class and is due tomorrow.

Posted: February 3, 2014

Make sure you have passed in your "Would you Rather" reflection sheet News headline search was due today Article of the Week due Friday (see me if you weren't in class to get a copy)  

Posted: February 3, 2014

Period 1: Finish Chapter 1 of The Outsiders; make sure you have a duotang Period 2 and 6: have a duotang for The Outsiders work

Posted: January 30, 2014

Reminders:   Please bring an independent novel and duotang (for The Outsiders work) to each class.

Posted: January 30, 2014

Homework: Finish your reflection on one "Would you Rather" question from the group activity. Remember to state your point of view and also incorporate the other perspective in your response.

Posted: December 9, 2013

Persuasive Essays are due on Wednesday, December 10. Essays must be typed and in MLA format. Don't forget: 10% will be deducted for each day the essay is late.

Posted: December 3, 2013

Persuasive Essay topics and outlines are due tomorrow. I went over a list of potential topics in class today, so you can choose one of those or the "Do Manners Matter" topic you wrote on last week.

Posted: December 3, 2013

Chapters 25 and 26 of To Kill a Mockingbird are to be read for Thursday.

Posted: November 21, 2013

Chapter 16 of To Kill a Mockingbird is to be read for Monday. Don't forget to pass in your Jem writing assignments- they were due on Monday.