Dead Poets Society
As half of the final exam will be about Dead Poets Society, the following links show the movie for free:
Below are the instructions for the Cyberbully assignment. The assignment must be submitted to turnitin by 11:59 p.m. (Just before midnight) on Tuesday, May 9th. Please do not miss the deadline! 10 points will be deducted for each day late!
If you were not in school for and/or missed any of the days we watched the movie, there is a link provided in the "Cyberbully" folder on this page. You can find it on YouTube.
Cyberbully Writing Assignment and FCA’s
Prompt: Taylor lived through a personal experience with online bullying before she decided to take a stand against it. Does a person need to have a personal connection with an issue in order to best fight for it? Explain. Use three examples from the film to support your stance.
A. Use a STaRT sentence (*) = 9 pts.
B. Answer to, “…personal connection with an issue.”
and explanation (_____) = 8 pts. (4 ans./4 exp.)
C. Three specific examples from the film (red) = 12 pts. (4/each)
D. Three effective transitional words/phrases (bold) = 9 pts. (3/each)
E. 10 sentences (at minimum)(number each one) = 10 pts. (1/each)
Create a topic sentence with S “T” A r t (Minus the “Article” because the source is a movie)
Source: movie title (If your paper is handwritten, underline the source. If typed, italicize.)
Title of the article in quotes; capitalize all “big” words, over five letters long, and all nouns and verbs
Author: In general, you can use just the last name of the author(s). If there is more than one, list all authors. If no author is named, write “the author(s).” In the case of the movie, the screenwriter works. Teena Booth is the Screenwriter.
right verb, for example: argue(s), explain(s), propose(s), discuss(es), any verb describing the purpose of the text. Avoid: says, tells, or writes.
*Omit this portion of the sentence as it does not apply to this assignment.
In the movie School Ties, Dick Wolf explores the role that religion plays at a 1950’s high school prep school and its effect on a promising, young athlete’s character.
Hello there, Students!
You are very close to completing your freshman year of high school and I bet it sure feels good! The weather has been wonderful and break is in the air!
I will be attaching a folder to this page with a calendar for the end of the school year. Be sure to look at it if you happen to miss a day. It will be very helpful!
I hope you enjoyed your break and getting back to the grind won't be too difficult! See you tomorrow!
Nothing but the Truth Test
The final test will be given on Tuesday, February 21st. Be ready for it!!!!
Today the students read pages 49-60 of NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH silently in class. Tomorrow there will be a quiz! Be sure to catch up!
Be sure that you have completed questions 1-11!
Underline each restatement of the question!
Put an asterisk (*) in front of each direct citation!
Put your page number in ( ).
Total points possible will be 33.
Nothing but the Truth
We have begun reading this fascinating book. As of 1/5/17 the class should have read up to and including page 13. Today in class we will be working on answering questions 1-11 from the reading guide. I attached the guide and guidelines for answering the short-answer questions which will count as a quiz. Be sure to the Collins heading for a "Type 3".
It is time to set up a social media page...Facebook...for a popular holiday character. The instructions for the assignment can be found in the folder and the link is also listed on the side of this page. Have fun, be creative, and enjoy this experience!
The Advertisement assignment is due on Monday at the start of class. That means, whether you are presenting Monday or Tuesday, your assignment must be handed in on Monday. Copies of the rubric and assignment can be found in the Advertising Project folder.
This is a series of calendars for you to glimpse as we end this school year
All of the materials for the project are in this file!
Helpers for The First Test
Vocabulary word chart and definitions!