• Wow, that's a great book!

    Posted by SHANNON MAULDING on 8/30/2019

    TURN IN ESSAY:  Final copy on top of rough draft.

    Bellringer:  Tell me two great things about the book or books you have read from the library.

    Class Discussion:  This is a brief book review.  Share with me/class the Title, Author, and share your great/bad experience with the book.

    Do you need to turn in your current book to get a new book?  

    Reading:  Read your book silently.

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  • Writing an Essay Part II

    Posted by SHANNON MAULDING on 8/28/2019

    Bellringer:  What is a Thesis? What is a "hook" and where do you find it in an essay?

    Class Discussion:

    • definition of thesis
    • how to develop a thesis

    How to write an effective thesis...

     Write a Thesis

         To create your thesis:  (You plan to...)

           -succeed

           -accomplish

           -complete

           -do

           -finish

           -persevere

        Finish the sentence by adding your 3 ideas.

    Writing: 

     Introduction paragraph:  

       Thesis:  Create a thesis from your previous writing.

       Hook:  Catch the readers attention.

       Leading:  This is a discussion leading to the thesis from the hook.

    Conclusion paragraph:

       Restate thesis:  You now re-word the thesis.

       Follow-up...write sentences to connect with the final thought.

       Final Thought....this can be the food for thought, motto, encouraging message, quote, etc.

    Essay Layout

    Peer-edit:  Have someone check your thesis to see if it matches your topics.

    Final Draft:  due on Friday

    Reading:  When finished, read silently.

     

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  • Writing an Essay Part I

    Posted by SHANNON MAULDING on 8/26/2019

    Topic:  Essay Format - body paragraphs/thesis

    Bellringer:  Write 3 ideas that you plan on using to help you prepare for your future this year at school.

    Class Discussion:  share ideas of what you will need to accomplish this year or how you will be successful.

    Explain each idea with two or three details.

    Each idea

    -Should be a paragraph.

    -You should have a minimum of 5 sentences for each idea (which equals one paragraph).

     

     

    Bring library book each day, so that you can read when finished.

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  • Week 36: May 20-24

    Posted by SHANNON MAULDING on 5/17/2019

    Monday - Finals

    7:15 - 8:45       1st Period - FINAL EXAM

    8:50 - 10:20     2nd Period - class

    10:25 - 11:55   3rd Period - class

    11:55 - 12:55   Lunch/CCT

    1:00 - 2:30       4th Period - FINAL EXAM

    Tuesday - Finals

    7:15 - 8:45       5th Period - FINAL EXAM

    8:50 - 10:20     1st Period - class

    10:25 - 11:55   4th Period - class

    11:55 - 12:55   Lunch/CCT

    1:00 - 2:30       8th Period - FINAL EXAM

    Wednesday - Senior Check-out at 8:00am

    Thursday - Graduation Practice at 1:00pm

    Friday - Graduation at NRG 8pm (be there by 7:00pm)

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  • Week 35: May 13-17

    Posted by SHANNON MAULDING on 5/13/2019

    This Week's Schedule

    Monday/Tuesday - Final Reviews

    Wednesday - Study Hall

    Thursday - Finals

    7:15 - 8:45       5th Period - class

    8:50 - 10:20     6th Period - FINAL EXAM

    10:25 - 11:55   7th Period - FINAL EXAM

    11:55 - 12:55   Lunch/CCT

    1:00 - 2:30       8th Period - class

    Friday - Finals

    7:15 - 8:45       1st Period - class

    8:50 - 10:20     2nd Period - FINAL EXAM

    10:25 - 11:55   3rd Period - FINAL EXAM

    11:55 - 12:55   Lunch/CCT

    1:00 - 2:30       4th Period - class

     

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  • Week 34: May 6-10

    Posted by SHANNON MAULDING on 5/6/2019

    This Week's Assignment Options

    Act out a scene (group)

    - 3 lines for each character

    - dress the part

    - use props

    Make a quilt (individual)

    - 9 patches (squares)

    - each patch must represent a character or an object from the story (text or musical)

    - can be made from paper or of other material (ex. fabric)

     

    This Week's Schedule

    Monday - A day - work on project

    Tuesday - STAAR *check in for college classes and 8th period.

    Wednesay - STAAR *check in for CCT, college classes, and 4th period.

    Thursday - B day - work on project

    Friday - Present Project

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  • Week 33: Apr 29 - May 3

    Posted by SHANNON MAULDING on 4/29/2019

    Mon/Tue: Apr 29/30

    Watch:  My Fair Lady

    Quiz 1

    Wed/Thu: May 1/2

    Watch:  My Fair Lady

    Quiz 2

    Friday, May 3

    Watch:  My Fair Lady

    Wear T-shirt due

    Choose a scene to act out next week (group activity)

    -minimum of three lines per actor/actress

    -dress the part

    -use props

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  • Week 32: Apr 22-26

    Posted by SHANNON MAULDING on 4/22/2019

    Mon/Tue: Apr 22-23

    Bellringer:  Eliza wants to speak proper grammar to be a lady in a flower shop.  Tell me what is wrtong witht the following statement and then write it correctly.  "I had a pen a moment ago, where is it at?"

    Class Discussion

    Read Act IV

    Plot Mapping - class takes notes about each act

    Wed/Thu: Apr 24-25

    Bellringer:  Complete Act V Vocabulary Activity and turn in.

    Read Act V

    Plot Mapping - class takes notes about act...turn in when completed.

    Fri: Apr 26

    Read Closing

    Creating T-shirts Instructions

    -Pymalion or My Fair Lady themed

    -large image

    -quote

    -painted or use markers

    -plain shirt to make your design on

    -must wear shirt by Friday, May 3rd

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  • Week 31: Apr 15-19

    Posted by SHANNON MAULDING on 4/15/2019

    Mon/Tue Apr 15-16

    Pick up Vocabulary Crossword Act III & VI (S-63).  Use the Word Bank to complete the crossword.  Due by the end of class.

    Read ACT III - If you miss the reading, you must read and write a summary to turn in.

    Wed/Thu Apr 17-18

     Major project – Movie Poster - DUE at the end of class

                            Instructions:

                                        -use a large piece of paper

                                        -must have an image that take most of the space

                                        -must have a large movie title visible from a distance of 10’

                                        -must have date & time of the showing

                                        -must have the location of the showing

                                        -must have 3 movie critics’ critiques

                                        -only 2 people to a group (unless there is one loner)

                                        -place student names on the back with CLASS PERIOD

                                        -stack completed posters on the desk with the computers

     Fri Apr 19 - NO SCHOOL - Good Friday

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  • Week 30: Apr 8 - 12

    Posted by SHANNON MAULDING on 4/8/2019

    Mon 4/8 & Fri 4/12 - Read Act II

    Tue 4/9 thru Thu 4/11 - STAAR for underclassmen

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