• Exam Review

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 1/22/2019

    In case you have lost your exam review - here it is.

    Final Exam Review

     

    Short Story Unit

     

    Characteristic of a short story (3)

    Elements of a short story (5)

    Types of characters (3)

    Figurative Language-Literary Devices

    Point of View – what are they?

    How to create suspense in a SS – there are more than 10 techniques.

    Short Stories studied in class

    -multiple choice
    -site passages
    -figurative language (identify, define and explain)

    -themes of the stories
    -short answers (use evidence to support answers)

     

    - Sound of Thunder

    - Lamb to the Slaughter

    - Cask of Amontillado

    - Monkey’s Paw

     

    The Novel Unit  - CIDN

     

    - multiple choice

    - identify main characters and their role(s) in the novel

    - fallacies – what are they – be familiar with Post hoc, hasty generalization, appeal to authority, ad populum, ad hominem, appeal to fear

    - themes

    - site passages – who said it and significance

    - short answer

    - long answer (use evidence to support your answers)

     

    Julius Caesar

     

    - multiple choice

    - identify main characters and their role(s) in the novel

    - importance of setting

    - themes

    - site passages – who said it and significance

    - short answer

    - long answer (use evidence to support your answers)

    -Rhetoric and Rhetorical devices

    -effective speech writing - 6 tips

     

     

     

    Media

    -media literacy terms

    -Age of Persuasion – Art of the nudge

    -what is media literacy

    -rhetoric – pathos, logos, ethos

    -advertising strategies

     

    Grammar Unit

    - subject verb agreement

    - comma splices

    - Sentence Fragments

    - punctuation – commas, quotation marks

     

    OMAM

    -be familiar with the novel and its main characters

    -themes and symbols.

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  • Advertising Assignment

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 12/20/2018

    Due to the snow day today, the Advertising Assignment is due after the holidays.  No need to come in to school today!

    Merry Christmas

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  • Homework - Oct. 16th

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 10/16/2018

    For your assigned Fallacy find three real world examples of it being used.

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  • The Book Thief - Summative Task

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 11/10/2017

    The summative task for the novel read in class was handed out yesterday.

    We will have two computer lab days to work on this - Monday and Tuesday of next week.

    The good copy of your assignment is due on Monday, November 20th.

     

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  • Quiz Nov. 1st

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 10/30/2017

    Quiz and Part 6&7 on Nov. 1st.

    Part 8 questions should be finished for Thursday at the start of class

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  • Quiz-Part 4 & 5

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 10/19/2017

    We'll be having a quiz on Monday covering Parts 4 and 5 of the novel.

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  • Book Thief - Novel Questions

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 10/19/2017

    Students should be finished Part 5 questions for Monday, Ocotber 23rd.

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  • Novel Study

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 10/10/2017

    For the start of class on Thursday have the Part Two questions finished.

    Part Two Questions

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  • September, 26th, 2017

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 9/26/2017

    Lamb to the Slaughter essay Due Dates

    Rough Copy - Oct. 2nd

    Good Copy - Oct. 4th

     

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  • Short Story

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 9/21/2017

    750-1500 word short story.

    Rough Copy due on Tuesday, Sept. 26

    Good Copy due on Thursday, Sept. 28th

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