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Daily Schedule for English III

Here you will find the daily activities for English III.  If you have any absences or missed something during class, please check to see what you missed.  Most of the activities can be done at home, so please complete them before the next notebook check.  If it is something that you have to talk to me or a classmate about, please know exactly what it is when you ask. 

November 15, 2016

English III, your Daily Dose of Wisdom is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.   You were expected to complete and turn in the packets of work I gave you last week.  You also had a vocabulary quiz today.

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Always have a back-up plan, because plans will always change."  How can this help you?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

November 14, 2016

English III, your Daily Dose of Wisdom is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.   You were expected to continue working on the packets of work I gave you last week.  They are due tomorrow.

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "The self is not something one finds, but something one creates."  What could you do towards creating your ideal self?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Write About Me required you to write a short narrative on the prompt "If bragging were socially acceptable, what would you brag about?"  Respond in 5-7 sentences.

Your Vocab Week #8 Words are:  Bane, Cozen, Decimate, Harbinger, Immolate, Incubus, Ineffable, Mundane, Persona, and Plethora.  Define these words in your journal entry for today.  On a separate sheet of paper, use each word in a sentence.  This is due by Friday.  You will be evaluated next Tuesday.

November 10, 2016

English III, your Daily Dose of Wisdom is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.   You were expected to continue working on the packets of work I gave you last week. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Stop exploring only when you have found true paradise."  Describe what paradise is to you.  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

November 9, 2016

English III, your Daily Dose of Wisdom is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.   You were expected to continue working on the packets of work I gave you last week. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "To live a life untamed and unafraid is the gift I have been given, and so my journey begins."  Discuss some of the things you would do if you were not held back by fear and restrictions.  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

November 8, 2016

English III, your Daily Dose of Wisdom is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.   You were expected to continue working on the packets of work I gave you last week.  You also had a vocabulary quiz today.

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Learn to say "cheers," "thank you," and "you're welcome" in many languages."  How do you think being polite and kind would change how people look at you?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

November 7, 2016

English III, your Daily Dose of Wisdom is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.   Your new vocabulary and your Write About Me are also below

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Don't get ready; don't get set.  Just go!"  Where in your life would being bold and fearless help you?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Write About Me required you to write a short narrative on the prompt "Why did you dread that certain class, and how did you cope?"  Respond in 5-7 sentences.

Your Vocab Week #7 Words are:  Charisma, Dichotomy, Elixir, Fulsome, Lackey, Melee, Odious, Repartee, Ribald, and Vendetta.  Define these words in your journal entry for today.  On a separate sheet of paper, use each word in a sentence.  This is due by Friday.  You will be evaluated next Tuesday.

November 4, 2016

English III, your Daily Dose of Wisdom is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.   We continued with our TGIP, voice lesson and grammar lesson. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "How helpless we are, like netted birds, when we are caught by desire."  Discuss a recent encounter where you desired something (or someone) and were helpless to fight against it.  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your poem for TGIP was Shakespeare's "Sonnet XX."  If you missed it, read it here and tell me the author's tone, purpose and who is he writing this to.  This needs to be completed before the next notebook check.

November 3, 2016

English III, your Daily Dose of Wisdom is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.   Today you started looking at tone and purpose, as well as several articles on various topics.  You will continue to work on these assignments through the 14th. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Art is the signature of civilizations."  What masterpiece (visual, theatrical, musical, poetic, etc.) do you love most and most moved you?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

November 2, 2016

English III, your Daily Dose of Wisdom is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.   Afterwards, we read an article about capybaras and the Olympic golf course in Rio, and discussed the article. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "The road goes ever on and on."  What is this telling you and how can you use this information?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

November 1, 2016

English III, your Daily Dose of Wisdom is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.   We concluded the Bay Writes #1 process afterwards. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Without cunning, there is no innovation.  Without ambition, there is no accomplishment."  What are your ambitions, and how do you hope to achieve them?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

October 31, 2016 - Happy All Hallow's Eve/Halloween!!

English III, your Daily Dose of Wisdom is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Your new vocabulary and your Write About Me are also below.  We continued the Bay Writes #1 process, and the final essay is due tomorrow by the end of your class. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Twist the bones and bend the back; trim him of his baby fat; give him fur black as black; just like this!"  Describe your favorite Halloween movie?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Write About Me required you to write a short narrative on the prompt "Describe and recount your favorite Halloween memory."  Respond in 5-7 sentences.

Your Vocab Week #6 Words are:  Aloof, Apex, Cabal, Churl, Fetid, Gallant, Kith, Opt, Pundit, and Ululate.  Define these words in your journal entry for today.  On a separate sheet of paper, use each word in a sentence.  This is due by Friday.  You will be evaluated next Tuesday.

October 28, 2016

English III, your Daily Dose of Wisdom is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.   We continued the Bay Writes #1 process afterwards. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "But in the end it's only a passing thing, this shadow; even darkness must pass."  What does this mean, is this true and how does this knowledge make you feel?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

October 27, 2016

English III, your Daily Dose of Wisdom is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.   We continued the Bay Writes #1 process afterwards. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Each day is a new beginning.  Make the most of it."  Discuss what a new nine week period means for you and how you can improve.  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

October 25, 2016

English III, your Daily Dose of Wisdom is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.   We continued the Bay Writes #1 process afterwards. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "You are what you do, not what you say you will do."  Describe someone in your life who makes false promises and someone who you can trust.  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

October 24, 2016

English III, your Daily Dose of Wisdom is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.   We continued the Bay Writes #1 process afterwards. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "A day without laughter is a day wasted."  Tell me about something that made you laugh recently.  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

October 21, 2016

English III, your Daily Dose of Wisdom is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.   We continued the Bay Writes #1 process afterwards. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "The fears we don't face become our limits."  What fears do you have and how can you overcome them?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

October 20, 2016

English III, your Daily Dose of Wisdom is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.   Also, we started to Bay Writes #1 process.  Finally, I took time to remind you of my expectations of you for the class, and to assign new seating.

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "The secret of getting ahead is getting started."  Set a goal for the new 9-weeks and explain what you have to do to reach it.  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

October 19, 2016

English III, we had a make-up day today.  You were to use this time to get ready for the end of the quarter grading coming up.

October 18, 2016

English III, we had a make-up day today.  You were to use this time to get ready for the end of the quarter grading coming up.

October 17, 2016

English III, we had a make-up day today.  You were to use this time to get ready for the end of the quarter grading coming up.

October 14, 2016

English III, today you took a vocabulary test.  If you missed it, you will make it up next week.

October 13, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of Wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Alcohol is involved in over 4000 deaths of people under the age of 21 each year."  This is an open-ended response.  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

October 12, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of Wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "In 2001, close to 800 teens and younger died from prescription drug overdose.  In 2014, that number was 1700."  This is an open-ended response.  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

October 11, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of Wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Marijuana use can lead to issues with memory, learning, brain development and IQ.  It alone cannot kill you, but is often laced with substances that can."  This is an open-ended response.  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

October 7, 2016

English III, we had a make-up day today.  You were to use this time to get ready for the end of the quarter grading coming up, and to study for your vocabulary test.

October 6, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of Wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Then, we had our Write About Me, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "I have not failed.  I have just found 10,000 ways that won't work."  What does this mean to you?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Write About Me required you to write a short narrative on the prompt "Write about a time that you thought someone was kidding, but they weren't."  Respond in 5-7 sentences.  

October 5, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of Wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  We finished our discussion on the articles after, and took our class photos today. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "It is not what you are that holds you back , but what you think you are not."  What is one negative or self-perpetuating thing you say about yourself that you need to change?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

October 4, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of Wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Then we took our Vocabulary quiz, and discussed the articles from last week. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter."  Tell me one thing that matters to you and that you will never be silent about.  Why?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

October 3, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of Wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Then we reviewed for our Vocabulary quiz tomorrow, and discussed the articles from last week. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Never look down on anybody unless you are helping them up."  What are your thoughts and feelings on this quote?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

September 30, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of Wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Life is a boomerang; what you give, you get."  Does this apply to living, or giving or both?  Justify.  Respond in 2-3 sentences.  Then we had our weekly TGIP (Thank God It's Poetry) day.

Your poem for TGIP was Otto Leland Bohanan "The Dawn's Awake."  If you missed it, read it here and answer the questions that are listed on the page.  This needs to be completed before the next notebook check.

September 29, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of Wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Then, we had an article analysis on the three articles you were given to read.  Finally, we had our Write About Me, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "In youth we learn; in age we understand."  What does this mean?  Should "in age" be changed to "with experience?"  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Write About Me required you to write a short narrative on the prompt "Write about the imaginary friend you had, never had, or wish you'd had."  Respond in 5-7 sentences.  

September 28, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of Wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Then we took our test on parts of speech and punctuation.  Finally, you were asked to continue reading your articles for the analysis.  Those articles are titled "Online with No Regrets," "It Is Your Country Too," and "Healthy and Happy." 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Music is what feelings sound like."  Tell me how your favorite song makes you feel.  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

September 27, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of Wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Then we took our Vocabulary quiz.  Finally, you were given a magazine and told to read three articles from it.  Those articles are titled "Online with No Regrets," "It Is Your Country Too," and "Healthy and Happy." 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Think about something before you say it, even in the heat of the moment.  It will not be forgotten."  Tell me somethings you have said, messaged or posted that you regretted after you did.  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

September 26, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of Wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Then we reviewed for our Vocabulary quiz tomorrow.  Finally, we defined our new words. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Imitate what is good wherever you may find it."  Tell me some of your good and bad habits.  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Vocab Week #5 Words are:  Archaic, Cunning, Eavesdrop, Eviscerate, Hyperbole, Nationality, Restitution, Serendipity, Steadfast, and Strident.  Define these words in your journal entry for today.  On a separate sheet of paper, use each word in a sentence.  This is due by Friday.  You will be evaluated next Tuesday

September 23, 2016

English III, we had a make-up day today.  It was a chance for you to get your notebook ready for the check, finish your sentences, study and prepare for the quizzes and test next week, and work for other classes.   

September 22, 2016

English III, due to Homecoming festivities, we had a catch-up/make-up day today.  You were expected to use this day to your advantage to prepare for all the stuff coming up.   

September 20, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of Wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Then we had a make-up/catch-up day. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "If you can dream it, you can do it."  This was an open response, and you were expected to respond to it based on how you felt or what you thought when first reading the quote.  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

September 19, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of Wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Then we reviewed for our Vocabulary quiz tomorrow.  Finally, we defined our new words. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it will be a caterpillar."  What is potential?  What is it to you?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Vocab Week #4 Words are:  Catatonic, Desolate, Elude, Grandeur, Heathen, Jaundice, Kin, Pining, Tranquil and Undulate.  Define these words in your journal entry for today.  On a separate sheet of paper, use each word in a sentence.  This is due by Friday.  You will be evaluated next Tuesday

September 16, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  The rest of the day was a makeup day, due to a shortened period.  

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Everyone should have their mind blown once a day."  How has your mind been blown recently?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

 

September 15, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Then, we had our Write About Me, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.    

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Pay it forward."  How have you paid it forward?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Write About Me required you to write a short narrative on the prompt "Do you believe in love at first sight?  Justify your answer."  Respond in 5-7 sentences.  

September 14, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Then, we spent time discussing parts of speech and punctuation in preparation for a test on these topics on the 28th of September.  You will need to see a classmate for these notes.  

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have."  What are your strengths?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

 

September 13, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Then, we did our Tuesday "Voice Lesson."  You also had a quiz on the vocabulary from week #2. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "It's the job that's never started as takes the longest to finish."  How can you apply this reasoning to your life?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Voice Lesson is in diction:  Consider (and record) the statement "The man sighed hugely."  Answer the following: 

1.  What does it mean to sigh hugely?  

2. How would the meaning of the sentence change if we rewrote it as: "The man sighed loudly."?

 

September 12, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of Wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Then we reviewed for our Vocabulary quiz tomorrow.  Finally, we defined our new words. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors."  Tell me what this means to you.  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Vocab Week #3 Words are:  Ablution, Clandestine, Corrigible, Err, Fervor, Pillage, Primeval, Proliferate, Sundered, and Vestal.  Define these words in your journal entry for today.  On a separate sheet of paper, use each word in a sentence.  This is due by Friday.  You will be evaluated next Tuesday

 

September 9, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of Wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Then we had our weekly TGIP (Thank God It's Poetry) day.  While this was occurring, you were each called up to perform your Phonetic Punctuation test. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Life takes courage; be brave!"  Why does life take courage?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your poem for TGIP was Pablo Neruda "Lost in the Forest."  If you missed it, read it here.  Tell me how you think the speaker felt at the start of the poem?  And how did he feel at the end?  This needs to be completed before the next notebook check.

September 8, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Second, we had our first Write About Me, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Finally, we worked on notebooks for the notebook check. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Change your thoughts, and you will change your world."  How can you change your thoughts to improve your world?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Write About Me required you to write a short narrative on the prompt "Apologize to someone for something in your past that you never apologized for."  Respond in 5-7 sentences.  

 

September 7, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Second, we had a grammar lesson.  Finally, we worked on our notebooks to prepare them for the notebook check tomorrow.

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm."  What is the message here?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Grammar Lesson required you to determine the part of speech an underlined word was in a sentence.  To complete this activity, please visit the link here.

 

September 6, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  We read the story "The Three Feathers," which you can access here.  Once you have read it, tell me setting, characters (9), plot (beginning, climax and end), three themes, voice, tone, any symbolism, and any other literary devices used.   Finally, we did our Tuesday "Voice Lesson."

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty mistress, adventure."  What are some of your greatest adventures?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Voice Lesson is in diction:  Consider (and record) the statement "An aged man is but a paltry thing/ A tattered coat upon a stick..."  Answer the following: 

1.  What picture is created by the use of the word tattered?  

2. By understanding the connotations of the word tattered, what do we understand about the persona's attitude toward "an aged man?"

August 31, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Second, we had a grammar lesson.  Finally, we worked on our notebooks to prepare them for the notebook check tomorrow.

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "You'll catch more flies with honey."  What is this saying?  How can you use this advice?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Grammar Lesson required you to use a word in a particular way in a complete sentence.  To complete this activity, please visit the link here.

August 30, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Then, we did our Tuesday "Voice Lesson."  You also had a quiz on the vocabulary from week #1. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Looking forward to things is half the pleasure of them."  What is something you look forward to?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Voice Lesson is in diction:  Consider (and record) the statement "As I watched, the sun broke weakly through, brightened the rich red of the fawns, and kindled their white spots."  Answer the following: 

1.  What kind of flame does "kindled" imply?  How does this verb suit the purpose of the sentence?  

2. Would the sentence be strengthened or weakened by changing "the sun broke weakly through" to "the sun burst through?"  Explain the effect this change would have on the use of the verb kindled.

August 29, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of Wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Then we reviewed for our Vocabulary quiz tomorrow.  I passed out the excerpt for you to use for the Phonetic Punctuation.  Finally, we defined our new words. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Deeds will not be less valiant because they are unpraised."  Tell me about an unpraised act of valor you or someone else you know did.  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Vocab Week #2 Words are:  Calcitrant, Capitulate, Farfetched, Flippant, Impetuous, Impetus, Lithe, Pert, Sinuous and Vociferous.  Define these words in your journal entry for today.  On a separate sheet of paper, use each word in a sentence.  This is due by Friday.  You will be evaluated next Tuesday

 

August 26, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of Wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Then we had our weekly TGIP (Thank God It's Poetry) day.  We used remaining time to finish Verdi if we needed to, and remaining time was for you to prepare your notebooks and finish vocabulary sentences. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "If you think you can, you can.  If you think you can't, then you are right."  Is this more than just good advice?  Why?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your poem for TGIP was Natasha Bedingfield "Strip Me."  If you missed it, Watch this video and tell me what the purpose of this song is.  This needs to be completed before the next notebook check.

 

August 25, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Second, we had our first Write About Me, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Finally, we continued the phonetic punctuation method with the book Verdi.

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "If you get bucked off the horse, get up and get back on."  What does this mean to you?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Write About Me required you to write a short narrative on the prompt "Describe a lie you told someone to make them feel better."  Respond in 5-7 sentences.  

 

August 24, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  Second, we had a grammar lesson.  Finally, we used the phonetic punctuation method with the book Verdi.

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting."  Do you agree or disagree?  Why?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Grammar Lesson required you to make a table with the parts of speech, how they are used and some examples.  Please come see me to get this information.  

 

August 23, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  We spent some time looking at how to use the notebook and how to set it up.  Finally, we did our Tuesday "Voice Lesson."

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "At sixteen the adolescent knows what it is to suffer; but he hardly knows other suffer too."  How have you suffered?  Be specific.  Describe an instance where you helped someone suffering.  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Voice Lesson is in diction:  Consider (and record) the statement "Art is the antidote that can call us back from the edge of numbness, restoring the ability to feel for another."  Answer the following: 

1.  By using the word "antidote," what does the author imply about the inability to feel for another?  

2. If we changed the word "antidote" to "gift," what effect would it have on the meaning of the sentence?

 

August 22, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  We completed any work from last week.  We started defining our first week of vocabulary, which is below.  Finally, we started using Phonetic Punctuation to practice recognizing and paying attention to punctuation.  If you missed it, see how it works here and start practicing the process on your own.  We will be working with this throughout this week and next, and you will be expected to perform this process to me soon.

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "If you want the rainbow, put up with the rain."  How can you apply this to your life?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your Vocab Week #1 Words are:  Adversity, Demoralize, Eccentricity, Evoke, Introspection, Malapropism, Meander, Paramour, Phonetic, and Snark.  Define these words in your journal entry for today.  On a separate sheet of paper, use each word in a sentence.  This is due by Friday.  You will be evaluated next Tuesday

 

August 19, 2016

English III, we had our Daily Dose of Wisdom today, which is below.  Please respond to it before the next notebook check.  We completed any remaining "administrative" things, and then we had our first TGIP (Thank God It's Poetry) day. 

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "Look at the mark, not at the arrow."  What is your impression of this statement?  Respond in 2-3 sentences.

Your poem for TGIP was Robert Burns "Red, Red Rose."  If you missed it, read the poem here.  Please tell me what emotions were evoked in 2-3 sentences.  Then, watch this video (start at about a 0:42) and tell me how hearing the poem read as it should be, did or did not change how the piece made you feel.  Again, only 2-3 sentences are necessary.  This needs to be completed before the next notebook check.     

 

August 18, 2016

English III, your syllabus is due by Wednesday.  You also need to respond to your "Daily Dose of Wisdom" before the first notebook check (I am planning this within the next two weeks).  Come to class prepared and try to have your notebook by next Wednesday.

Your Daily Dose of Wisdom for today was "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take."  Why do you think I selected this quote for the first day of school?  Respond in 2-3 sentences. 

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