Subordinating Conjunctions Test

after
although
as
because
before
even if
even though
if
in order that
once
provided that
rather than
since
so that
than
that
though
unless
until
when
whenever
where
whereas
wherever
whether
while
why

Memorize these for you test on Monday!

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9/20/13- English III

Here is the document for clas today.

Download file "Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge.docx"

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9/16/13- English III

"April Showers" document for my English III class.

Download file "April Showers.docx"

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September 11, 2013- NOTEBOOK QUIZ TOMORROW!!!!!

Here is what is supposed to be in your notebook for tomorrow's quiz. If you have it all, then you will make a 100. :)

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August 26-30, 2013

English II and III
Time Capsule Project due on Friday. (Needs to be in a folder with brads.)
1. Cover Page (Name, picture of yourself, August 30, 2012, and class of ______)
2. Time Capsule Worksheet (did in class)
3. Letter #1 (pick 1 of the following: parent/guardian, friend, or teacher)
4. Letter #2 To Yourself (follow the rubric)
Parent Contact Form from the syllabus and supplies are all needed by Friday!!

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2013-2014 School Year

It's time to start another school year!! I hope everyone has had a wonderful summer and hopefully you are well rested and ready to start back strong. All of my classes will need the following supplies:
Laptop
1 1/2" Binder Notebook (1)
Dividers (1 Pack of 5)
Black/Blue Pens
#2 Pencils
Wide Ruled Notebook Paper
Folder w/ 2 pockets and brads (2)
Poster Board (I will not hold this in my room, so you can buy it when we need it.)
5 Subject Spiral Notebook (1)
Highlighters (recommended)
Please have these supplies by Friday August 30, 2012.

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Hunger Games- Chapter 5 Check Questions

1. Where are Katniss and Peeta taken when they arrive in the Capitol?
2. What do these people do to Katniss?
3. Who is Katniss's stylist?
4. What is his plan for her outfit for the Opening Ceremony?
5. What "slogan" does her stylist come up with for her?
6. What is the reaction from the Capitol crows to the District 12 tributes in the Opening Ceremonies?

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English II Hunger Games- Chapter 4

1. What does Katniss do with the cookies Peeta's father gave her?
2. What does she see when she does this with the cookies? How is that symbolic?
3. Why do KAtniss and Peeta get upset with Haymitch?
4. What advice (about their stylists) does Haymitch give Peeta and Katniss?
5. How does Peeta act when they arrive at the Capitol?
6. What does Katniss think Peeta's strategy is?

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English II Hunger Games- Chapter 3

1. Who comes to say goodbye to Katniss? (List all)
2. List all the "gifts" Katniss receives and by whom they were given.
3. Why does Katniss refuse to show any emotion?
4. What form of transportation will Katniss and Peeta take to the Capitol?
5. What happens to Haymitch at the end of chapter 3?

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English II Hunger Games- Chapter 2

1. Who volunteers for Primrose Everdeen?
2. Who is selected as the boy tribute for District 12?
3. Why did Katniss have to become the head of the house of the family after her father died?
4. How was Katniss's life saved when she was 11 years old?

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English II Hunger Games-Chapter 1

Attached is the file for the Chapter 1 discussion questions. Write the answers down on a sheet of paper and have it ready to turn in at the beginning of class on Thursday!

Download file "Ch1.docx"

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Tuesday- January 15

English III
-Word Wall
-Fallacies
English II
-Review vocab for quiz
-Vocabulary (New)
-Fallacies in a political debate
HOMEWORK: Quiz on Edmodo!

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Monday- January 14

English II
-Evaluate credibility of evidence for persuasive text #1 and #2.
English III
-Watch political debate over offshore drilling and complete double entry log.
-HOMEWORK: Edmodo discussion- DUE BEFORE CLASS TOMORROW!!!!

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Wednesday- January 9

English II
-EOC practice
English III
-TAKS practice

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Tuesday-January 8

English III

-"Offshore Drilling" Text #1

-Find purpose and audience. Show evidence.

-Write a summary on the article.

Homework: Edmodo discussion

English II

-"I Have a Dream" speech. Listen and read along.

-Unit 4 Vocab.

-Find use of diction, syntax, imagery and voice in the speech.

Homework: Vocab Quiz on Edmodo

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Monday- January 7

English II
Calendar (Intro)
Edmodo Setup
Discussion: Persuasive texts compared to expository texts.
English III
Calendar (Intro.)
Edmodo Setup
Discussion: Persuasive texts and intro to Unit 4.
Reminder: Calendars are due on Friday. :)

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December 10-14, 2012

Grammar Packet #2
Monday- Pages 1-5: Simple/Compound subjects and predicates, Complete subjects and predicates, and direct objects.
Tuesday- Pages 6-10: Main and subordinate clauses, Simple/Compound Sentences, Complex/Compound-Complex Sentences.
Wednesday- Pages 11-15: Irregular Verbs, Verb tenses, and perfect tenses.
Thursday- Pages 16-21: Subject-verb agreement, personal pronouns, Good and well; bad and badly, double negatives.
Friday- Turn in packets and TEST!
*Test Friday- Questions on the test will come straight from your packet.*
*Comment on this blog post and get 5 points bonus on your test!*

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Thursday- December 6

English II and III
-Grammar Notes for prepositions and conjunctions.
-Grammar Packet Pages 18-21.
*If you comment on a blog post from this week, you will receive 5 bonus points on the test Friday!*
Tomorrow: TEST and GRAMMAR PACKET DUE!!!!!

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Wednesday- December 5

English II and III
-Grammar Notes on adjectives and adverbs.
-Grammar Packet pages 12-17. (Due Thursday)
*Comment on a blog post from this week and receive 5 bonus points on your test Friday!*

Download file "GrammarPowerpoint.pptx"

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Tuesday- December 4

English II and III
-Grammar Notes on verbs, linking verbs and verb phrases.
-Grammar Packet pages 6-11. (Due Wednesday!)
*Comment on any blog post from this week and receive 5 points bonus on your test Friday!!!*

Download file "GrammarPowerpoint.pptx"

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