Homework/Agenda 9/11-9/15

Language Arts

Unit: In Pursuit

-Wrapping up "The Other Side of the Sky"

-Typed prompt due 9/12

Reading Focus "The Call of the Klondike"

Skill Addressed

-Exploring Common Test Structures

Novella: "The Pearl"

-Pearl (II & III) Quiz 9/20

Spelling Focus: Perplexing Words

-Spelling due 9/14

-Spelling (I-IV) Review Quiz 9/18. This , dear students, will count only for completion points. Being the first of its kind; I want to acclimate you with this new & unfamiliar format :)

Unit: Recognizing Symbolism,Theme & Subject


1. Understanding Rhetorical Appeal 

2. Developing & Analyzing Political Cartoons. Students, herein, I will teach you how to analyze        political cartoons & muse over the five main elements cartoonists use to convey their point of view.  this is, predominantly, an in class activity!

* Political Cartoon & Explanation due 9/15



Unit: "The Role of the Church in Medieval Europe"

Students, you were presented with two options on Friday 9/8. If you have opted for the test & research paper, your topic will be assigned on 9/11. All working on assigned projects & research papers need to come to class prepared . Please know that disruptive behavior & not staying on task equates to a lower grade:( However, being diligent always pays off :)

Reading & Discussions (C.W.)

Reading Notes due 9/19 Please do spend fifteen minutes, everyday, working on your notes-thank you!

Project Work  9/12-9/15

Presentations/ Test  9/19

Polite Reminders

"The Development of Feudalism" Test 9/11. Assigned 9/5

"After School Study Session" begins this Monday. Looking forward !