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Contact Mrs. Nelson: 
 
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Librarie Gagliani/ Rue Rivoli, Paris

    
 Announcements:

Dear Parents, please see the attached letter from the English Department regarding your child's placement in English Honors: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1j5w67AwFrYRpWPHKomfyRi6aNvEcZyNk3_TsuI_Amxg/edit?usp=sharing  Samples of A papers for each writing are located at the very bottom of my writing page.

Dear Parents, Thank you for attending back to school night. Here is a copy of the English presentation:
 Back to School Night Prezi


 Due dates, Dear Logs, Homework etc:

                                                                                   
Monday  Tuesday WednesdayThursday  Friday


First Day of school!- singles

Syllabus review. Intro CEE pp's & piece together group activity.
HW: supplies and signatures

singles

Breaking Up with Summer writing sample. Begin name trees.
HW: complete name trees by next class

135 Block

Media Center Orientation. Grammar currency. DEAR book dating and reading group formation. HW: Google classroom assignment-- District Writing Assessment. Use your student i.d# and teacher code 166 in place of YMCd. Printed responses due next Thursday.

246 Block
 Sept 6 135 Block

English department diagnostics. 

HW: Google classroom assignment-- District Writing Assessment. Use your student i.d# and teacher code 166 in place of YMCd. Printed responses due  Thursday.
 
  Sept 8 135 Block

Dear John, punctuation. DEAR handouts + log #1. Spiral #1: Irony. Define irony; take notes on "Here Comes the Cat." CEE paragraph on video's irony due today.
 
 12 Sept- LS singles

Spiral #1 continued. "After 20 Years" irony and SWBS chart. Jailhouse letter.

 13 Sept- 135

Comma Clinic paperwork. Spiral #2 POV notes and writing practice. Pass back of graded work. 
HW: comma clinic  
 15 Sept- 135 

Punctuation paperwork & practice. Spiral #3 plot notes. HW: "Princess and Bowling Ball" sentence strips (on my short stories page, in the links at the bottom). Review spirals #2 & #3 for plot and POV quiz Monday.
 
19 Sept-  singles

POV quiz.
Spiral #4 " Mother and Daughter" Characterization methods and practice
HW: complete spiral #4 (link to M & D on my short stories page)
 
20 Sept-  

Parenthesis, dashses and hyphens. "Rikki-tikki-tavi" day 1 plot chart.
HW: complete the entire back side of the plot chart (ALL the VOCAB) 
  22 Sept-  

Punctuation review. DEAR + log #3. "Rikki-tikki-tavi" day 2, complete plot chart.
HW: review plot chart for Monday's test. Charts due Monday.  
 
26 Sept- LS singles

"Rikki-tikki-tavi" Test. Plot charts due. Semi-colon and colon notes.
HW: Semi-colon & colon homework. Download the grammar book from the top of my grammar page. Do assignment 253 (page 257 of the PDF). Due tomorrow. Review all punctuation for quiz tomorrow. 
 
27 Sept-  

Punctuation quiz. Spiral #5: 3SK literary elements. "3SK" day 1 plot chart. Grammar homework due.
HW: complete the entire back side of the plot chart (ALL the VOCAB)  
 29 Sept-  

Sentence fragments (if you are absent, practice page 3 of the online grammar book. It's page 13 of the PDF.)  "3SK" day 2, complete plot chart. Spiral #5 continued: quote integration paragraph- see SS page links at the bottom for this work.
HW: review plot chart for Tuesday's test. Charts due Tuesday.