English1Agenda april
March 29-Review and Assign Documented Essay Rewrites!!!!!!!
A. Literature-Count of Monte Cristo

Hand out study guide and form groups-assign presentation dates and chapters (I will post these online) Presentation dates run April 7-23.
“Genealogy reviews”
Film
B. Vocab: unit 10 with flashcards from 9 and 10 due
3/31; vocab 11 and 12 with flashcard for each due April 29
Grade Breakdown
Book Project
MARCH 31 LIBRARY LAB WORK DAY ON BOOK PROJECT
  • 1. Research-social issue statistics and studies that relate to the book. For example, in Lord of the Flies, such social issues as war, power struggles, leadership, friendship, the male ego and psyche, violence in children, grief, ethics and norms of a culture, could all relate to the book. NOTE: you will need to have five different research sources for this typed on an ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY.
  • 2. Skit-conversion of novel excerpt to script and acted out -50 points. Acted out on final presentation days
  • 3. Rhetoric Q&A-convince class why they should read this book/students and Mrs. Clark will ask questions about book. 100 points
  • 4. Succinct plot sum and character profiles, author bio and photo, book's publication date
  • 5. Power Point Presentation-minimum 25 slides: include info gathered from #'s 1 and 4 PLUS lots of graphic elements-remember, a PowerPoint is supposed to be a visual presentation, not a bunch of slides with small text that no one wants to read or hear someone read to them! 100 points. I need a copy, so email the file to arna.clark@canyonsdistrict.orgAT LEAST TWO DAYS BEFORE the presentation date! Here is the slide breakdown:
    PRESENTATION DATES: APRIL 9 AND 13

Vocabulary

Vocab 11, 12 will be rescheduled in May.
Documented Essay Rewrites stapled to first drafts DUE APRIL 13 BY 3 P.M. NO LATE PAPERS ACCEPTED FOR ANY REASON, SO TURN IT IN EARLIER JUST INCASE.


CMC

In class reading time-participation points each class
Study Guide Prep Checks-10 points for each 5 chapters on presentation days.
Chapter quizzes-will usually take place before group presentations on the chapters assigned for that day. See "CMC reading" link for presentation dates.
Group presentations 100 points based on a scoring rubric. See link "PresentationRubric"

NOTE: if you lose your study guide, you will need to print it off my wiki. I willnot replace it for you.


HKI Online

Visit the school newspaper website: www.tinyurl.com/altahki.
Read any two stories and submit a comment on each one. Comments can be to suggest improvements, suggest story ideas, disagree with the article, etc. Comments should be roughly 3-5 sentences long. 50 points for the two comments. Post by
April 29
Calendar
No school April 1-5 (spring break) Read in your CMC books!