9th Literature and Composition, 2nd block, Spring ’19

4/22/19  We continue on our poetry unit. We also are continuing with our unit 9 in vocabulary. The End of Course test is Monday the 29th, Tuesday the 30th of April, and Wednesday the 1st of May. Please pay attention to all the things we are learning and reviewing in class, so you can get the best EOC grade possible.

4/15/19  We continue on our poetry unit and continue with unit 8 for our vocabulary. We’re nearing the finish line line, so don’t give up, push harder, and keep on!

4/8/19  We are finishing up  on our unit which covers To Kill a Mockingbird. The test for this will be Wednesday the 10th. We will then start on our poetry unit. Please get your make up work in asap as grades go in this week.

3/25/19  We continue in our reading of To Kill a Mockingbird. We will introduce our unit 7 vocabulary words today.

3/18/19  We will do our presentations for our basic human rights today and tomorrow we will start on To Kill a Mockingbird. We will test this week on Thursday over our unit 6 vocabulary words.

3/11/19  We will test on Tuesday over our unit 5 vocabulary words, and Wednesday we will receive our unit 6 words. We will have a three day project this week covering basic human rights. This will be Thursday, Friday and next Monday the 18th. This is the start of our introduction to To Kill a Mockingbird.

3/4/19  We will continue writing our new ending to the “The Cask of Amontillado” today and tomorrow. We received our unit 5 vocabulary words last Friday the 1st. Next Monday the 11th, we will quiz over them. Wednesday the 6th, we will have a Unit 2 summative test. We will then start on Unit 3 and we will read “To Kill A Mockingbird”. The introduction to this book will be on Friday the 8th.

2/25/19  Welcome back! I hope you had a great break. We will be reading the short story, “The Cask of Amontillado” by Edgar Allan Poe this week. At the end of the week we will write our own new ending. We have just started our unit 4 vocabulary words. We will have out test on Thursday (as always). If you aren’t doing so well on the vocabulary quizzes, please consider using Quizlet to make flashcards. The key to vocabulary mastery is many small repeated exposures, not one big one.

2/11/19  We will be finishing up out persuasive essays today. We will have our unit 3 vocabulary test this week and start unit 4 in vocabulary. We will also be working on our literary terms as well.

2/4/19  We have started the writing process for our persuasive paper. We will take this step by tiny step in order to teach and support you.

1/28/19  We will have a snow day tomorrow. On Wednesday, we will have our Unit 2 vocabulary quiz. Please study!

1/22/19  We will continue on our unit Coming of Age. We will receive out new vocabulary words today and read a short story called, “Marigolds”.

1/14/19  We are working on grammar, writing, and independent reading this week. We will  start the short story called Speak as well.

1/7/19  Welcome back to another semester at Wheeler High School. Let’s make it a good one. I am here to help you any way I can for you to be successful!


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