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Current Due Dates: Wednesday, Feb. 27: SHORT STORIES TEST (DEFINITION OF TERMS, APPLICATION OF TERMS TO A SIGHT PASSAGE, WRITING THOROUGH ANSWERS)

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Wednesday, Feb. 27

- TEST for the unit


Tuesday, Feb. 26.

- review of Coordinating Conjunctions
- Continued working on Synthesis chart to review for the test


Monday, Feb. 25
-Grammar Review of Subject / Predicate / Verb Phrase / Direct Object / Subject Complement
- Introduction of Coordinating Conjunctions
-Short story unit continues until Wednesday with test review / pair and share
-handout for review of short story components:
-entered theme statements to chart for each story:

Friday, Feb. 22
-Worked through questions in groups for "The Possibility of Evil"
-notes on formulating a theme statement

Thursday, Feb. 21

-Reviewed the example 11-sentence paragraph for "Wine on the Desert"
-Read "The Possibility of Evil"
-vocabulary review in-class and Part B completed orally
-groups assigned, started working on questions for Part C
- HW: you will have ONLY a half hour to complete the rest of the questions in class tomorrow. Divide the questions so that every one can do some of the work tonight.


Wednesday, Feb. 20
-Library Period to research Summative Biography choices

Tuesday, Feb. 19:
- viewed powerpoint for how to do a News Report:
-Direct Object
-Discussed "Borders"
-learned about News Reports for the OSSLT: Assignment due on Friday, NOT on March 1, as indicated on handout





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-Silent Reading
-collected and discussed theme statements
-began "Borders"
-Period FOUR students - handed back and took up quizzes
-Wednesday, Feb. 13:
-Silent Reading
Period THREE students - handed back and took up quizzes
- PowerPoint: Took notes regarding POV, character, setting, and theme topics
-discussed theme topics:
HW: Write a theme statement for the story based on one or more of the theme topics.

Tuesday, Feb. 12
- learned about SUBJECT COMPLEMENTS and LINKING VERBS
- continued "Walter Mitty," looking at POV and different types of THIRD-PERSON POV (limited and central)