2016-2017 · English 1 · English 2 · Homework · Makeup Work · Marking Period 1 · Presentations

English 1 & 2 Presentation and Homework 11/4 (A) & 11/4-7 (B)

English 1

In case you were out…

Homework

Due Fri., 11/4

  • Membean quiz

Due Weds., 11/9 (A), Thurs., 11/10 (B)

  • Compose 4 sentences:
    • Two that use a transition word and require a comma
    • Two that use a transition word but do not require a comma
    • Underline any INDEPENDENT CLAUSES
    • (Circle) the transition word
  • English 1 End-of-Unit Check In: https://goo.gl/forms/D9fURAGq3MKAATQs1

English 2

In case you were out…

  1. Read the following articles/true stories about street harassment. It’s a lot, so plan accordingly.
  2.  Read the lyrics of the song “Hey Mami” by Sylvan Esso.
  3. Listen to the song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mh2RctlGxc
  4. Complete the homework below.

 

Homework

Due Sat., 11/5

  • Membean quiz

Due Weds., 11/9

  • Compose a journal-style analysis about “Hey Mami”
    • In a 1.5-2 page freewrite response (double spaced, typed, shared in Gdocs) respond to the following questions.
      • Does the speaker’s voice, a woman’s voice, change the meaning or message of the song? Would it be different if sung by a man?
      • What do you think songwriters Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn’s perspective is on street harassment? In short—why did they write and produce this song?
  • End-of-Unit Check In: https://goo.gl/forms/Jleyd8v8IQ6Kemhn1
2016-2017 · English 1 · Marking Period 1

English 1 – Unit 1: BEM Test Prep

 

Take-Home Test Question
 
The most important thing to bring to class with you on 10/27 (A) & 10/28 (B) is your response to the Take-Home Test Question. The instructions can be accessed here: Unit 1 Test: Breath, Eyes, Memory – Take-Home Portion

Your response to this question may be typed and PRINTED or handwritten. It needs to be brought with you to the test.
To Prepare For Your Test
Here is a document that contains possible test questions for the test: Possible BEM Unit 1 Test Questions

There will be AT LEAST one question from each category on the test. Many of them are about topics that are directly related. Study for
To best prepare, choose some questions and take notes on how you might answer them. Search through your book for quotations, noting chapters and page numbers.
Your test will be OPEN NOTES, OPEN BOOK.
Please contact me if you have any questions about this.
2016-2017 · English 1 · English 2 · Marking Period 1

English 1

Today’s Resources

Asking & Answering Analytical Questions: Breath, Eyes, Memory

In case you missed class…

  • Complete Activities 1 & 2

Homework

  • Final Personal Narrative due Monday, 10/24, before midnight.
  • Note: Please make revisions in the original Google doc. You do not need to resubmit or let me know you’re finished.

English 2

No presentation today.

Today’s Resources

None

In case you missed class…

  • Read Chapters 18-21

Homework

  • First Draft Social Justice explanatory essay due Monday, 10/24
  • Email 2 sources for your paper to Mrs. Wasley
    • Note: Please make sure your paper is shared as a Google doc from your school email.

 

 

2016-2017 · English 1 · English 2 · Homework · Marking Period 1

English 1 & 2 Homework Due 10/21-24

English 1

Homework

Due Friday, 10/21

  • Second draft of Personal Narrative
  • Note: Please make revisions in the same document. You do not need to resubmit. You’ll be graded on the changes you’ve made since Monday (A Day) /Tuesday (B Day).

Due Monday, 10/24

  • Final Personal Narrative due
  • Note: Please make revisions in the same document. You do not need to resubmit.

 

English 2

Homework

Due Friday, 10/21

Due Monday, 10/24

  • First draft of Social Justice narrative due Monday, 10/24