Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Crucible Essays

This week you are working on a draft of an essay about The Crucible. The link to that assignment is just to the right under Critical Links. The outline I showed you in class for the first essay is at the bottom of the assignment sheet now. Make sure you share your paper with me in GD and please name it correctly.

Current grades are posted in the classroom and on Parent and Student Connect.

Friday, November 14, 2008

The Crucible Act III Quiz

We have read the first half of Act III. Seems like a good time for a quiz. Click the link below for your class and answer the questions.

Period 3 Act III Quiz
Period 4 Act III Quiz

When you finish your quiz click the link to the right about the Crucible Essay Assignment. Read it carefully.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Act III Vocabulary

Use this Quizlet set of Act III Vocabulary to familiarize yourself with some of the terms from Act III.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Wednesday 11/12/08

As many of you already know I got to go spend my Saturday learning about cool teacher type stuff from other people who like computers as much as we do. Monday I was able to share some of that with some of you. (Those of you who chose to attend school that day.) If you missed it because of the assembly or a mysterious illness I will be including some of those links below.

I need to get to a meeting, so I will turn those into links later. For now you can cut and paste. If you are among the few people who did not take the quiz on Friday please use the links in the post below to do so.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Ahhh Act II

Good morning,
Before we continue watching the film I would like to quickly assess your knowledge of Act II. Don't worry this will only hurt a little bit and it will be over soon. Please click the link for your class period and answer the questions to the best of your ability. You may use any notes you have in your English Journal if that will help you. Your answers will be shared with the entire class shortly so please write your answers carefully. You have been warned. You have 10 minutes.

Period 3 Quiz
Period 4 Quiz

After you finish your quiz please open your English Journal and be ready to continue with your notes on the film.
One reminder: I begin grading English Journals this weekend. Make sure yours reflects your best work.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Election Day in the USA

Hello all,
Today in class we read "Franchise", a short story by Isaac Asimov. It was written in 1955 about an election in 2008, today actually. For more about computers in the 1950's and elections check out this really cool article from Wired News about Univac.
Many of you, however, were off taking the CAHSEE. I'm sorry you missed a great story. I have extra copies if you want to read it.