October 17, 2013
Beginning October 17th, we will be investigating what it means to be a hero. What traits does a hero need to make an impact in society? Are our heroes really heroic?
This is going to be a fun unit, so stay tuned!
September 13, 2013
Happy Hunger Games!
For Monday, we will be writing an expository essay where you will take a position on which version of the story is a truer version of dystopia.
In order to write on a subject, you might want to immerse yourself in the topic. I have included some links to get you started.
What are the responsibilities of a movie director? http://www.creativeskillset.org/film/jobs/direction/article_3880_1.asp
What is a "reaping?" What does it mean to "reap?"
Well, the reaping is an invented term used by Shirley Jackson in a great short story titled "The Lottery." You should read it!
2.gather crop: to cut and gather a crop, especially a grain crop, from the land where it is growing
September 3, 2013
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1. Write to Learn fees were due last Friday. Please submit your fees as soon as possible. Partial payments will be accepted.
2. Spelling Packet: Unexpected Consonant Spellings due Wednesday.
3. Word Quiz on Friday
4. Science Social on Friday. All classes will be shortened to accomodate social
5. Cyberbullies Beware: Internet Safety presentation in class Wednesday.