We begin a study of the novel Dark Water Rising this week. End of the grading period is Friday, with report cards to follow next week. See the Dark Water Rising page for assignments and resources for the novel.
We continue with arguments and persuasion this week, with students creating their own, original advertisements.
We continue arguments and persuasion this week, with two short works of persuasion from the textbook that concern whether professional athletes are (in general) paid too much. Quiz on Friday.
After MLK Day on Monday, we'll finish up this round of grammar. Then, we transition to arguments and persuasion. Our JMS UIL Academic competition is Friday (an early release day), and many students will be completing events during the week. Here's how it looks in calendar format:
Take the Grammar Quiz from the link above. At the end of class Wednesday, I'll record the highest grade you have achieved. The test will send you feedback each time you take it.
Here's how the first week back looks in calendar format:
This week revolves around mid-term exams, with exam days on Tuesday and Wednesday. Exam classes last for an hour and 40 minutes, each. Monday we'll continue our review. Link to the review has been posted since last week; students can complete the review as many times as they like. Thursday of this week is a whole day of fun crammed into half a day, with early release at 1:05 p.m. Friday begins the Christmas Break. Here's how it looks in calendar format: