Monthly Archives: October 2016

October 28, 2016

Hello Grade 9s, Today we began class by making masks. We then wore our masks as we listened to the telling of, “The Masque of the Red Death,” by Edgar Allan Poe. Once it was finished we had a quick … Continue reading

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October 26, 2016

Hello English 9, Today we worked on descriptive writing focusing on the prompt: You are in charge of assigning every child on Earth the monster under their bed. One child in particular has caused every monster assigned to him/her to … Continue reading

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October 24, 2016

Good Morning Analytical Paragraph Writers, Today in class we went over the structure for analytical paragraphs. We spent some time going over our topic sentences and then how we introduce points, evidence and what the true purpose of an explanation … Continue reading

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October 19, 2016

Hello Grade 9s, Today we finished watching the movie, Life is Beautiful. Next class we will go over paragraph structure and then write a paragraph on the movie focusing on the character of Guido. See you next week, Miss Coleman

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October 17, 2016

Hello Grade 9s, Today we began class by using our writing assignment log to track our progress, set an area of focus and put a plan of improvement into action. We then continued watching, Life Is Beautiful. We will finish the … Continue reading

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October 12, 2016

Hello Grade 9s, Today in class we began with the Ritz and Oreo Venn diagram. We then went on to discuss the similarities and the differences. This began our discussion of compare and contrast thesis statements.  After we finished that, … Continue reading

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October 7, 2016

In class today, we went over what you had done with the subs over the last few days that I have been sick. We had a catch up day and finished working on the short story, “The Penny in the … Continue reading

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October 5, 2016

Today in class we began with the, “Parable of the Prodigal Son.” Then we discussed the connotation of a penny. Remember, denotation is the dictionary definition of the world and connotation are the words or feelings that are associated with … Continue reading

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October 3, 2016

Today you had a sub, You worked on questions from the short story, “The Father.” See you next class, Miss Coleman

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