2016-2017 · Announcements · English 1 · English 2 · Homework · Honors · Marking Period 2 · Updates

UPDATES: Ticket Turn-In Days, Independent Reading, Honors Project

Reward Tickets

The first Ticket Turn-In days will be Wednesday, December 21 (A) , and Thursday, December 22 (A).

Independent Reading

  • Independent Reading is due Friday, January 20.
  • Please be sure to follow the Independent Reading Guidelines for submission.
  • Note: Honors must answer BOTH questions.


Honors Projects – Upcoming Deadlines

English 1

  • Friday, December 16: Email two questions for the author to Mrs. Wasley
  • Friday, December 23: Email three outside sources to Mrs. Wasley
  • Friday, December 23: Outline for your paper (a suggested format will be provided)

English 2

  • Friday, December 16: Email three or more outside sources for your paper to Mrs. Wasley
  • Friday, December 23: Outline for your paper (a suggested format will be provided) 
    • Share in Google docs with Mrs. Wasley
    • Title: First Name Last Name – English 2 M2 Honors Paper – “J Alfred Prufrock” Essay Outline


2016-2017 · Miscellaneous · Updates

Website Feedback (bonus point opportunity)!

Hi everyone!

I am reaching out to get feedback on my class website, wasleyenglish.com, in order to make it more useful for both students and parents. The survey is brief. If you have a moment, I would greatly appreciate the feedback!

Please click the link below to take the survey. If you have any difficulty accessing it, let me know and I’ll resolve the problem.


Students: please email me a screenshot of the “Thank you for your feedback!” screen for a bonus point.

Thanks so much!

Mrs. Wasley
Announcements · Presentations · Updates

Your Finals: What to Review

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For your final, you will be analyzing your own speech using the rhetorical strategies we learned this semester. You will receive a copy of your own speech to analyze during the exam.

Be sure to review the following:

  • Aristotle’s Rhetorical Triangle (Ethos, Pathos, Logos)
  • Diction Techniques (Parallel Structure, Anaphora, Polysyndeton; denotation and connotation)
  • Sentence Expansion (remember to use proper punctuation!)
  • Symbolism/Characterization (Ethan Frome, Fences) (short answer)
  • Short speech analysis (short answer)

All presentations from this marking period are available on the site. See you soon!