Tuesday - Literary Terms quiz
Thursday - Anthem test. Annotated novel due.
Wednesday - Vocabulary quiz List #1 Anthem and List #2 Short Stories. Newsela article due.
Link to Harrison Bergeron
Finish looking for and writing down the dystopian traits from your handout and provide an example from the novel - if there is one. If not, write the trait but say there is no example.
Go to my blog and under "9th Resources", find the Newsela link for your class and the class code, then register using your first and last name. Your first Newsela assignment will be given in class on Tuesday and is due on Wednesday, September 7.
Study your literary terms from the guided notes packet we completed in class last week for your Literary Terms Quiz Tuesday.
Begin your Vocabulary.com "List #1 Anthem" and "List #2 Short Stories-Greene" in preparation for your quiz on Wednesday, September 7. Remember you can earn one point for every correct answer between now and 4pm on Wednesday, 9-7. If you earn 500 points, then I will give you a 50 point bonus for a total of 550!
Literary Terms quiz
Discuss dystopian elements of "Harrison Bergeron"
Begin "The Scarlet Ibis"
Quick-Write: Topic given in class.
Homework: Complete annotation of Anthem. You will turn in your annotated copy on Thursday.
No X-Block - Regular Schedule
Continue "The Scarlet Ibis"
Review for Anthem test.
Test over Anthem
X-Block Schedule today
No Homework! Have a great Labor Day weekend!
Literary Terms ppt Click to download
Study your literary terms for a quiz on Tuesday, August 30.
Vocabulary quiz Wednesday, September 7.
Sign up for Vocabulary.com by going to the "9th Resources" page and clicking on the link for your particular class. If you already have an account with Vocabulary.com, then choose that option to sign in. If you do not have an account, choose the option to create a new account (please don't sign up through the Google option).
Once you are in the class, then look for the lists below and begin studying for your Honors quiz on Wednesday, September 7.
"List #1 Anthem"
"List #2 Short Stories - Greene"
1st Period - download the terms to complete for tonight. Make sure you write by hand, do not type. You will find the answers on the "Dystopia" handout. If you find the term is not fully defined on the handout, then look up the definition and add it to the terms handout.
Powerpoint for annotation
Powerpoint on Ayn Rand and themes and motif for Anthem
Audio recording of Anthem
Study Guide for Anthem
Follow this MLA format:
Review Night and Fahrenheit 451. You can click on the links below to practice the Jeopardy game we played in class. The test will be multiple choice and matching.
Jeopardy Fahrenheit 451
Click here to review characters, setting, plot, etc.
Quizlet Fahrenheit 451
Test Night and Fahrenheit 451
Creative writing introduction and personalizing your own notebook.
Work a short time on creative writing notebooks.
Begin close reading and annotation of "The Plot Thins" the_plot_thins_article.docx
Directions and definition of "archetype".
*** Remember: bring copy of Anthem to class Monday. If you purchased from Media Center your copy will be available in class.
per NOP World Culture
Hours reading per week per person
1. India — 10 hours, 42 minutes
2. Thailand — 9:24
3. China — 8:00
4. Philippines — 7:36
5. Egypt — 7:30
6. Czech Republic — 7:24
7. Russia — 7:06
8. Sweden — 6:54
8. France — 6:54
10. Hungary — 6:48
10. Saudi Arabia — 6:48
12. Hong Kong — 6:42
13. Poland — 6:30
14. Venezuela — 6:24
15. South Africa — 6:18
15. Australia — 6:18
17. Indonesia — 6:00
18. Argentina — 5:54
18. Turkey — 5:54
20. Spain — 5:48
20. Canada — 5:48
22. Germany — 5:42
22. USA — 5:42
24. Italy — 5:36
25. Mexico — 5:30
26. U.K. — 5:18
27. Brazil — 5:12
28. Taiwan — 5:00
29. Japan — 4:06
30. Korea — 3:06
I am excited to welcome you to Pope High School!
We will begin this week writing about and discussing both Fahrenheit 451 and Night. You will need to bring both books to class each day until the test on Monday, August 8.
Our first parallel novel will be Anthem by Ayn Rand and we will begin reading on Monday, August 15.
The Pope Media Center is providing an opportunity for you to purchase Anthem and the other novels we will be reading at a discount plus sales tax will be exempt. If you choose to take advantage of this, then please bring your money and the order form to the Media Center by Tuesday, August 9.
Online Lexile Testing: https://h100003989.education.scholastic.com/slms/studentaccess
Learning Styles Inventory: Please take all three tests and write down the results for each then bring to class tomorrow.