Ms. Kelly

Language Arts 9

Posted: February 23, 2015

Your research outline was due today.Have your introduction completed for tomorrow.

Posted: February 20, 2015

Homework for Monday: Read Chapter 8 of The Outsiders.Chapter 4-6 Critical questions were due today, so have those ready to pass in on Monday if you didn't have them in today.

Posted: February 20, 2015

Today I showed you my formal outline for the research essay, and went over how to write a thesis statement. Your outline should be as detailed as possible and include information and quotes from your research. This outline is due on Monday.
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Posted: February 19, 2015

Please bring all of your research to class tomorrow, and a highlighter or two.Have your position/support web filled out. It doesn't have to be very specific right now- it should just give a general idea of what your essay position will be and what arguments you will use for support.
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Posted: February 19, 2015

Due Friday, February 20: Chapter 4-6 Assignment-Critical Thinking Questions-updated Characterization charts

Posted: February 12, 2015

Please have Chapter 6 of The Outsiders read for Monday.

Posted: February 9, 2015

The Outsiders Chapters 1-3 Assignment due Wednesday:Critical questions (1-8, answered in complete sentences)Characterization chart for chapters 1-3Greasers vs. Socs chart for chapters 1-3

Posted: February 2, 2015

Reading Like a Writer: student sample essay On the sample student essay you chose on Friday, do a close reading, looking for the following things:  1. Organizational strategies 2. Persuasive technique3. Evidence to support the arguments4. Questions/Comments Due: Tuesday, February 3

Posted: January 19, 2015

To view the class To Kill a Mockingbird documentary project, follow this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtQuGS0jCSQ&feature=youtu.be
The English Language Proficiency Assessment is on Tuesday, January 13 and Wednesday, January 14.   A few reminders: -you can prepare for the assessment by studying the figures of speech and literary devices -be on time on Tuesday and Wednesday, and call the school if you are sick -have a pencil (or two, or three) with you on Tuesday morning, and pens/pencils for the afternoon and Wednesday.  

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