Mon/Tues (11/27,11/28): Review Passages and Prompts: For this first block of the week, we'll be reviewing some key passages from The Handmaid's Tale and the prompts necessary for our In-Class Essay happening next class. We will also get our Reading Analysis Tests back for The Handmaid's Tale.
Fri (12/1): DVX Presentations: Kim Merritt from the DVX program will be giving a very special presentation on the Da Vinci Extension program.
Mon (9/4): No School - Labor Day
Tues/Wed (9/5,9/6): Enter the Da Vincipocalypse: For our first class of the week, we will start by answering some questions about the fourth section of The Road (pg. 129-175).
If you were absent, please see a classmate for notes!
After the section 4 Q&A, we will have time to complete Peer Reviews on TurnItIn.com. Students will be complete three peer reviews (2 assigned, one of their choosing) in order to not only get feedback on their own writing, but to see best practices that other students used in their research.
**Note: Back to School Night is on Thursday, 9/7 from 6pm-8pm**
*Click below to find the "Da VIncipocalypse Group Roles 2017" Survey to be completed as a group*
Thurs/Fri (9/7,9/8): Section 5 of The Road and Survival Presentation prep: For our last block of the week, we will start by answering some questions about the fifth section of The Road (pg. 175-225).
After the section 5 Q&A, we will have time to work in our groups on our Da Vincipocalypse project. We'll go over group roles and expectations, establish the foundation of the details for each group's apocalyptic scenario, and see some student examples from previous years.
NOTE: The English 12 Honors informational meeting was on Tuesday (9/5) @ lunch. Students interested in English 12 Honors should click the "Honors" tab above to see a PDF detailing the first assignment due 9/12. This diagnostic report is required for students wishing to do honors this year.
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