English II

Week of August 30 - September 3

 

8/30  Practice EOC exam to takes entire period 

Log -  What about this exam was different from your EOG exams?  Which parts proved to be the most challenging?  Why?

 8/31  Study Week 4 vocabulary for quiz Friday  

       Comma Exercises in handbook p. 254   

      Choose one of the essay questions on which to compose a half page paragraph response on The Metamorphosis

Log  -   How might you react if your family were all depending on you to pay the bills and keep them up, knowing you were working at a job you detested?  Reflect on what options you might have, and explain what your healthiest choices might be. 

Beginning today, 9/1, we have suspended our English work until we get acclimated and caught up in the online World History classes.  Monday, we will resume our regular schedule.  The vocabulary quiz for this week will be postponed until Monday morning.

Paragraphs due on The Metamorphosis NOW. 

Book Review information handed out.  Students are to begin reading a book of their choice on which they will compose a book review.  The final draft of the review is due September 16.

Everything below is suspended until next week.

9/1 Study vocabulary        

 Comma exercises in handbook p. 257

Book Review information handed out.  Students are to begin reading a book of their choice on which they will compose a book review.  The final draft of the review is due September 16.

Log  -   How is The Iliad different from contemporary literature?  How is it similar? Why do you think these stories were so popular with ancient Greeks?

 9/2  Study vocabulary    

p. 173  Greek and Latin Roots  Learn by tomorrow

 Log -  Why do you think The Iliad is still read today?  What connections can readers make to the tales within it.  Why do you think both it and The Metamorphosis are studied in classes today? 

 9/3  Vocabulary Quiz       p. 173  Learn Greek and Latin affixes  (To be included on test Wednesday)Free log today