Thursday, August 31, 2017

It's hot! Sorry about the air!

Objective:  The students will analyze what the author of the sports gene did to create his argument.

1.  No WP Today

2.  Honors Book List

3.  Writing Notes:  Persuasive Essays.  Two Good Graphics

4.  The Sports Gene Analysis Handout

5.  Tomorrow:  Supplies and Book in Class:  100 EASY POINTS!!!!!!!

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday Short Day: I like Wednesdays!

Objective:  The students will complete reading of the first article. 

1.  WP Number 2

2.  Website Quiz and Discussion

3.  Complete Close Reading and discuss what you found to be important.  I have my example to share.

Homework:  Supplies in class by Friday!!!  Folder, dividers, paper. pens, highlighters.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Had a great day yesterday.

Objective:  The students will close read the first of two articles for their essay.

1.  WP #1
2.  School Handbook Discussion
3.  Class Rules Brief (bathroom, phones, food, cheating)
4.  Close Read article number 1 with a purpose:  Identify the author's argument about the effects of destiny in our lives.

HOMEWORK:  Check out my web page:     look at all of the pages (policies, extra credit, contact me, etc) and read the info.  Tomorrow:  10 point quiz on the webpage information.

Well the first day went well, so let's try another one.

Objective:  The students will look at an example of the Prose section of the AP Literature test.

1.  Prompt Number 2.
     a)  Breakdown the prompt
     b)  Read and annotate the story
     c)  Outline your paper
     d)  Pair up and compare what each of you would write about and share specific details you would use to support.
     e)  Write the intro
     d)  Discuss

Monday, August 28, 2017

Welcome to one of the best classes that you will ever take at King!!!

Objective:  The students will become familiar with class expectations and close reading requirements.

1.  Intro/Roll

2.  Supplies List

3.  Close Reading Notes

4.  Destiny:  Quick Write:  Destiny

5.  Close Read Article #1