• Feb. 15

    Posted by Deb Zupo on 2/15/2019

    9 Honors

    Quiz on "The Cask of Amontillado"

    Collected reading questions and independent reading selection

    Created plot diagram

    HW: memorize Poetry Out Loud poem; read independent reading selection

    10 Honors

    One Question Quizzer on Chapters 6 & 7

    Student presentations of chapter anlaysis

    MUG 11 correction

    Major quiz on chapters 1-11 after break.  READ

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  • Feb. 14

    Posted by Deb Zupo on 2/14/2019

    9 Honors

    Finished reading and answering questions for "The Cask of Amontillado."

    Collected independent reading selections.

    Quiz tomorrow.

    The Cask of Amontillado


    10 Honors

    1 Questions Quizzer on Chapters 4 and 5

    Discussed unreliable narrator - Chapter 4 and 5 Focus

    HW: Read chapters 6 and 7


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  • Feb. 13

    Posted by Deb Zupo on 2/13/2019

    9 Honors

    Reviewed Tone Worksheet

    Students started reading "The Cask of Amontillado"

    10 Honors

    Reviewed Chapters 2 and 3

    Student presentations for chapter analysis

    Close Read of Chapter 2.

    HW: Read Chapters 4 and 5

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  • Feb. 12

    Posted by Deb Zupo on 2/12/2019

    9 Honors

    Quiz on "The Tell-Tale Heart."

    Created plot diagram for story.

    HW: Tone Worksheet Tone

    10 Honors

    Dicussed TKAM  Chapter 1 and unreliable narrators.

    Assigned chapter analysis  for 1-11.  *See me if absent

    HW: Read Chapters 2 and 3

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  • Feb. 11

    Posted by Deb Zupo on 2/11/2019

    9 Honors

    Read "Tell-Tale Heart" and answer questions in the margin.

    Quiz on story tomorrow.

    10 Honors

    Reviewed background reading through game of Jeopardy.

    HW: Read Chapter 1 and answer answer questions in the packet. (Packet attached to previous blog)

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  • Feb. 8

    Posted by Deb Zupo on 2/8/2019

    9 Honors

    Finished Book Talks

    Students finished/turned in POL paraphrase

    HW: Copy POL Poem onto cards (Sentence by sentence) for memorization.  Memorize your 1st card.

    10 Honors

    Collected POL paraphrase

    Discussed Gloria Neylor's essay "The Meaning of a Word." Essay can be found using the link below.

    The Meaning of a Word

    HW: Read background materials for To Kill a Mockingbird (found in packet) - TKAM Packet

    *Scottsboro Case

    *Jim Crow Laws

    *Morphine: A Southern Lady's Drug

    *Moral Cowardice

    The Big Read - The Big Read

    You may takes notes on a 4X6 card.

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  • Feb. 7

    Posted by Deb Zupo on 2/7/2019

    9 Honors

    Students presented their Book Talks

    10 Honors

    Quiz on The Crisis

    POL paraphrase due tomorrow. Paraphrase your poem

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  • Feb. 6

    Posted by Deb Zupo on 2/6/2019

    9 Honors

    Search PoetryOutloud.org site to find poem. Must be at least 14 lines long.

    Book Talk due tomorrow.

    10 Honors

    Search PoetryOutloud.org site to find poem. Must be at least 14 lines long.

    HW: Read "The Crisis" in your revolutionary packet.

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  • Feb. 4

    Posted by Deb Zupo on 2/4/2019

    9 Honors

    Recited "The Raven" using stanza paraphrases. Reviewed for poetry final (tomorrow) - all poems, poetic devices/terms, CC vocab., and grammar. 

    Introduced Independent Reading Book Talk (due Thursday). Book Talk

    10 Honors

    Finished CC Exam Analysis.

    Students took selection test on Declaration of Independence.

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  • Feb. 1, 2019

    Posted by Deb Zupo on 2/1/2019

    9 Honors

    Poem Presentations.

    Introduced Edgar Allan Poe and "The Raven"

    Students assigned"The Raven" stanzas to paraphrase for homework.  If you were absent, paraphrase stanzas 1 and 2 in your poetry packet.

    10 Honors

    Continued CC Exam Analysis - Part 2 and Part 3

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