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Magnet Ninth Literature Students - WELCOME!
Well, as much as I wanted to update you BEFORE the week, it seemed that something kept us from accomplishing everything I had planned. So, I'm back to reporting what actually occurred for the day. I will post by 5 p.m. everyday.
updated May 10, 2013
Folks, Monday and Tuesday is our EOCT. So, get to bed early and eat a good breakfast (catch the parallelism?).
The Bard Brochure is due Thursday, May 16th.
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Hero's Journey Vocab Review (TFA & Odyssey)
Don't just print off the words and make the font smaller to meet the 3" x 5" criteria.
Become one with the words - Become the words - Think like the words - Be the words!
Mythology Research Assignment
Shakespeare Learning Centers
Romeo and Juliet Drama Terms
The Bard Brochure
Romeo and Juliet Terms
Syllabus 2012 - 2013
Make sure to have your parents sign this and bring it back on Tuesday, August 14th.
Critical Reading Powerpoint
This is an excellent first step towards critical reading.
Focus on the SOAPSTone, diciton and syntax.
Journal - January 11th
When responding to journal prompts, make sure to break down the reading and prompt. Also, take a position, don't say "it depends".
George Orwell's "Shooting an Elephant"
As you read ask yourself the SOAPSTone questions. Then look closely at the diction. Authors will spend years selecting just the right words to convey their message, so take your time and dig deeper to find out what Orwell was really trying to say.
Orwell's "Shooting an Elephant" - Literary Elements
This provides examples of the Works Cited page and in-text parenthetical documentation.
Use this to remind yourself one method for critical reading. Remember, the most important aspect is "becoming one with the text."
A great powerpoint for breaking down the magic and mystery of the thesis/claim.
HeLa Study Guide (prologue through chapter 13
Do NOT do this as homework. We will work on this in class.
Structure of an Essay
This is an excellent powerpoint which highlights and explains the analytical writing steps.
Wish I knew who to thank for this ppt!
Magnet Freshmen Orientation
We will be focusing on critical reading this semester, and this exercise is perfect on assessing our critical reading skills.
Follow the directions and bring back to class the next day.
Topic Sentence Powerpoint
Persuasive techniques for persuasive essay
HeLa Persuasive Essay
Poems - used in HeLa unit
TFA - characters
TFA - sociogram
Make sure to follow directions!
TFA - Socratic Seminar assignment w/ question starters
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