BALKAN LITERATURE PLUS UPPER SCHOOL ENGLISH: DUE 10/23/2017

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BALKAN LITERATURE PLUS UPPER SCHOOL ENGLISH: DUE 10/23/2017

Post by GinnyLight » Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:44 pm

ALL CLASSES:
- If you would like to submit your revised poem to Soundings--and have my approval--please send it to Mrs. Silverstein at JoanS@td.edu, and copy me (ginny.light@yahoo.com). Put in the subject line of your email: YOUR NAME--SOUNDINGS 2018. All poems should be submitted no later than November 10th. You will not receive extra credit if you do not submit your poem to Mrs. Silverstein and copy me on your email.
- Remember that Friday is SSR day! Our final SSR day for Q1 will be Thursday, November 9th, and ALL SSR LOGS WILL BE DUE.

BALKAN LITERATURE
1. DUE MONDAY: please annotate "Demeter" and "Prometheus," complete the note sheets, and create flashcards (Demeter, Persephone, Prometheus, Epimetheus).

ENGLISH 9
1. On Monday, we will have a Mug Shot. We will also continue our discussion of "The Most Dangerous Game."
2. We will have a quiz on "The Most Dangerous Game" on Thursday, October 26th.
3. Next week's vocabulary quizzer will be postponed to Friday, November 3rd.
4. Based on our MUG shots #1, #2, #3, and #4, you should be (re-)acquainted with: possessive apostrophes (singular, plural), commas in a series, the Oxford comma, introductory commas, spelling (February, then/than, threw/through, Mississippi, insurance, interrupted, German Shepherd, discuss, arise, similar), hyphen use, nonrestrictive (which) clauses, parallel structure, fixing a comma splice, subject-verb agreement, semicolon use, and tense 5. Based on our Literary Term PPT, you should be familiar with [review your class notes!]: theme, story-telling arc, protagonist, antagonist, anti-hero, foil, point of view/narration (first-person, third-person limited, third-person omniscient, third person objective), rhetoric, ethos, pathos, and logos.

BRITISH LITERATURE
1. On Monday, we will continue to discuss embedding quotations.
2. Also, next week, we will continue to discuss our responses to the Beowulf Reading Check and have a quiz on Thursday.

ENGLISH 10
1. On Monday, we will continue to discuss tone and mood.
2. Next week, we will have a quiz on "The Monkey's Paw."
3. Based on our MUG shots #1, #2, #3, and #4, you should be (re-)acquainted with: possessive apostrophes (singular, plural), commas in a series, the Oxford comma, introductory commas, spelling (February, then/than, threw/through, Mississippi, insurance, interrupted, German Shepherd, discuss, arise, similar), hyphen use, nonrestrictive (which) clauses, parallel structure, fixing a comma splice, subject-verb agreement, semicolon use, and tense shifts.
4. Based on our Literary Term PPT, you should be familiar with [review your class notes!]: theme, story-telling arc, protagonist, antagonist, anti-hero, foil, point of view/narration (first-person, third-person limited, third-person omniscient, third person objective), rhetoric, ethos, pathos, and logos.

AMERICAN LITERATURE
1. For Monday, please revise Essay #2. To what Common Application prompt does this writer respond? Here is the link to the prompts: https://www.commonapp.org/whats-appenin ... ay-prompts
2. Also, for Monday: Read the Historical Introduction to The Revolutionary Period and do the Reading Check (1-5).
Ms. G. Light
Upper School English Teacher
Thornton-Donovan School

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