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  1. Vocabulary List #4 – Student-Driven Vocabulary – POSTPONED to begin NEXT WEEK
    1. Forming NOW!! Vote tonight. – NEXT MONDAY NIGHT
    2. Posters are due by NEXT Thursday.
    3. VISS Charts are due next Friday, 11/14.
    4. Artifacts are due next Friday, 11/14.
    5. TEST will be FOLLOWING FRIDAY, 11/21.
  2. Jonathan Livingston Seagull – Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach – To CONTINUE NEXT WEEK. Don’t lose your Part 1 & 2 (if we got that far in your period) Guided Viewing Answers/Reflections.
    1. We are reading Jonathan Livingston Seagull. Well, actually, I’m reading it to you and you are working on Guided /Listening Questions. The entire unit of study can be found at the link below. You will do 3 main things: Guided Listening Questions, My Philosophy of Life, and What I Believe About Life. Here is the page for your assistance – Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach.
  3. Fiction Unit – Horror & Suspense – Fiction Unit – Horror & Suspense – OUR FOCUS THIS WEEK!!
    1. This has been going on for some time now – over a month. It all wraps up THIS THURSDAY! Everything is due FRIDAY when you walk in the door. Which is to say that you will be given some time in class Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday. Additionally, you are expected to take all the time you need at home (as you have so responsibly been doing for the past month, eh?). You will not be allowed to finalize projects on FRIDAY. Grading will be closed FRIDAY. There will be no late grades on these projects. You have had over a month to work on everything related to this unit. You can review the entire unit of study at this page – Fiction Unit – Horror & Suspense.
      1. Project #1 – Think-Tac-Toe Student Choice – DUE November 12th
      2. Project #2 – Think-Tac-Toe Student Choice – DUE November 12th
      3. Project #3 – Think-Tac-Toe Student Choice – DUE November 12th
      4. The Tell-Tale Heart
        1. Questions #1-8 – RAD Format
        2. Questions #9 – Website POST-RAD Format
        3. MOOD Poster
        4. Characterization Chart – The Caretaker
      5. The Raven – We just read it.
      6. The Black Cat
        1. Questions #1-14 – RA of the RAD Format –no details required
      7. The Monkey’s Paw
        1. Active Reading Questions (ARQs) – RAD Format
        2. Questions #1-7 (RAD Format)
        3. Question #8 – Website POST – RAD Format
      8. The Third Wish – We just read it.
        1. IF you did the Persuasive Essay Project, then you should have done the After Reading Questions #1-11
      9. The Lady or the Tiger
        1. Active Reading Questions (ARQs) – RAD Format
        2. TONE Chart
        3. YOUR Ending for The Lady or the Tiger – Website POST
      10. The Hitchhiker
        1. Characterization Chart – Ronald Adams

Coming Soonish

  • WEBSITE Assignment – The Reading Journal PAGE. It’s nothing new really. It’s just what you have been doing throughout the entire 1st quarter, only now it’s going to be on your websites. Get the details at this page – Reading Journal.
  • Anthem by Ayn Rand – A novel about being the individual you truly want to be. Get some of the details at this page – Anthem by Ayn Rand Resources.
  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury – A novel about the power of love and creative thought, and what could happen if it is lost to us.  Get some of the details at this page – Fahrenheit 451 Resources.
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