Classroom Activities

Reading Assignment RA2 Q1 Tension
Example of Tension Paragraph
Reading Assignment RA3 Q1 : Imagery and Figurative Language

Reading Assignment 1 Q2 Parallel Poem
Reading Assignment 2 Q2 POV
Reading Assignment 3 Q2 Theme (Slides)
Reading Assignment 4 Q2 Prefixes

Reading Assignment 1 Q3
Keep in mind these tips while composing your outline.
Literary Analysis Essay and Resources
Videos:  Medusa or Odysseus: Curse of the Sea
Complete Medusa Viewing Guide
Complete Odysseus:Curse of the Sea Viewing Guide
RA 2 Q3: Parts of Speech Scavenger Hunt

*Complete the viewing guide while watching the History Channel video Minotaur
*Complete the viewing guide while watching the History Channel video Odysseus Part 2
RA1 Q4 Showing Vs Telling(due Monday April 15)

Parts of Speech Practice:

Monday April 15

Notes from Friday/Activity on Dialogue

DUE: RA1 Q4 Showing Vs Telling / article : Showing Vs. Telling by Maria V. Snyder

Research Project 2019: Preliminary Research and Open-ended Questions

Tuesday April 16

  1. What is research? In your notebook, write the steps of research.
  2. Watch the first 3 minutes of  “Scholerly Research” while answering the following in your notebook: (1) List the pros/cons of Wikipedia (2) Explain how Wikipedia can be a good “starting point”? (3) What is a database and why is it a useful research tool? The video gives the example of eLibrary.
  3. Continue “Preliminary Research” and developing open-ended questions to guide your research.
  4. When you’re ready, complete the form you received in your email and submit it by Thursday.
  5. If there is remaining time, work on “Subject/Verb” handout.

-Wed April 17 – Thurs April 18
Topics and questions due.

Thurs. April 18

Guiding Question for Viewing: What role does research play in the fictional stories of Tolkien and Jk Rowling’s Harry Potter?
1. Watch Tolkien’s Monsters
2. Watch Harry Potter: Real Worlds and Heroic Myths

Classroom Supplies:
Accordion Folder to store pocket folders (red, green),  spiral notebook (75-100 pgs.), and a composition book.
You’ll also need inexpensive headphones, a Mahoning Co. Library card, a few pencils and a positive attitude.
A box of tissues and Clorox Wipes would be greatly appreciated.