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TOEFL Homework: Journal Prompts and Presentations Feb 12-15

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Feb 12 MondayJournal Prompt
How worried are you about climate change?

Presentations

Bella 1Wonbin 3
BNE - Earth's Magnetic Poles Are About To Flip
Talk about these words from the article.
doom / gloom / existence / asteroid / barrier /
radiation / poles / molten iron / flip /
magnetic / the last time / overdue / satellite /
multiply / creatures / atmosphere / hat
Feb 13 TuesdayJournal Prompt
What would happen if all our electricity failed?

Presentations
None

BNE Earth's Magnetic Poles Are About To Flip
Role Play
Role A – No Electricity
You think no electricity is the most damaging thing
to our existence. Tell the others three reasons why.
Tell them why their things aren't as bad. Also, tell
the others which is the least damaging of these (and
why): global warming, no satellites or an asteroid
strike.
Role B – Global Warming
You think global warming is the most damaging thing
to our existence. Tell the others three reasons why.
Tell them why their things aren't as bad. Also…

February 12-15 Homework and Activities English 9

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Feb 12 MondayQuiz on The Gold-Bug Content Journal Prompt Which character did Poe want you to feel empathy for? Grammar Simple Steps to Sentence Sense - Step 2 Verbs and Verb Phrases handout Grammar Simple Steps to Sentence Sense - Step 2 Verbs and Verb Phrases Group/Individual Work - with Quiz on Wednesday, Feb 14
Feb 13 Tuesday Journal Prompt What happens in “The Gold-Bug Part 2”? Grammar Simple Steps to Sentence Sense - Step 2 Verbs and Verb Phrases handout Grammar Simple Steps to Sentence Sense - Step 2 Verbs and Verb Phrases Group/Individual Work - with Quiz on Monday, Feb 26 UPDATED

Feb 14 Wednesday
Journal Prompt What do you know about boxing?
Introduction to Paul Gallico's essay "In the Ring with Jack Dempsey".
Objectives:

Introduction to Paul Gallico's essay "In the Ring with Jack Dempsey".Recognize the story-like qualities in Gallico's personal essay.Recognize how Gallico organizes his essay.Answer the question, "How can writing change peo…

February 5 - 8 Homework and Activities English 9

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Feb 5th Monday
No Journal PromptFeb 5th Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 12 quiz If you have not completed the story plot diagram based on The Gold-Bug read here and/or listen (KoreanVietnameseSimplified Chinese)Socratic Seminar outlined partners chosen - Ideally this conversation will lead naturally to the questions that follow, that students will recognize the satire on greed in Edgar Allan Poe's "The Gold-Bug". Does man control his own destiny?
How do the characters reflect the society in which they live?
What do these characters' decisions and actions say about human nature and how we respond to our environment?
What makes us human?
What does it mean to act humanely?
Are we required to act when we see other human beings treated inhumanely, and if so, do the times and culture we live in negate that obligation or excuse our failure to do so? Enduring Understandings Interpreting difficult text is a skill that can be mastered.
Knowledge of an author's background and t…

MLA Style for English Essays in High School

A sample paper using MLA Style is found here.  Make a copy of this document to edit and then share with sjohnson.nchs@gmail.com. What is MLA Style? MLA Style establishes standards of written communication concerning: formatting and page layoutstylistic technicalities (e.g. abbreviations, footnotes, quotations)citing sourcesand preparing a manuscript for publication in certain disciplines. Why Use MLA? Using MLA Style properly makes it easier for readers to navigate and comprehend a text by providing familiar cues when referring to sources and borrowed information. Editors and instructors also encourage everyone to use the same format so there is a consistency of style within a given field. Abiding by MLA's standards as a writer will allow you to: Provide your readers with cues they can use to follow your ideas more efficiently and to locate information of interest to themAllow readers to focus more on your ideas by not distracting them with unfamiliar or complicated formattingEstab…

January 29 - February 5 Homework and Activities English 9

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Unit 4 Structure
Objectives:
The student will be able to
Recognize traditional plot structure. Define the following terms: plot, exposition, inciting moment, rising action, crisis, falling action, final moment of suspense, and dénouement.Recognize the importance of an author's organizational framework or structure in a work of fiction.Identify four structural devices used in poetry: Meter, verse forms, stanza forms, and shape.Jan 29th and 30th Monday and Tuesday (Axis lessons)
Study Wordly Wise Book 9 Lesson 12 for Feb 5th quizRead "About the Author" textbook pg 251 and below Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849)Chose a biblical story to explore plot use this Google Form to indicate a choice.
Jonah https://www.biblegateway.com/quicksearch/?quicksearch=Jonah&qs_version=ESV
Esther https://www.biblegateway.com/quicksearch/?quicksearch=Esther&qs_version=ESV
Ruth https://www.biblegateway.com/quicksearch/?quicksearch=Ruth&qs_version=ESV

Jan 31st Wednesday
Study Wordly Wise Book …

First Semester Exam

Some of the vocabulary words and definitions were pulled from Worldly Wise 1-5.
To compensate there will be an adjustment to the grade of 25 points.

Thank you to those who recognized and brought this information forward.

Almighty Christ,
Be with this crew of scholars, athletes, and sages in a new way today. Give them a glimpse of their gifts and Your Presence in their learning. Help those supporting each of them to give over to Your Way. Set them up to thrive in their calling. Give them the momentum they need to get the most out of this exam. Make them communicators of Truth, participants in Love, and advocates for Life. Lead them in the everlasting paths created for them at the dawn of time. Calm their hearts, engage their minds and strengthen their souls with new knowledge. By Your Spirit, Amen

January 22-26 Homework and Activities English 9

Monday
Journal 1st Semester Exam Review
Tuesday Journal  1st Semester Exam Review

Get a good night's rest.Bring other study material or a book to class the day of your exam to read after the exam completed. You will stay in the classroom for the whole exam period (1hour 30 min).Use the restroom before the exam.Be sure to bring sharp pencils and an eraser. Leave your bags and backpacks in your locker.
Wednesday 1st Period Final for English 9 8:30 - 10:00
Thursday 3rd Period Final 8:30 - 10:00 Break 4th Period Final 10:15 - 11:45

English 9 Semester Final Study Guide

31 Grammar Questions/Literary Terms

30 Vocabulary - Word Bank

9 Works and authors and type of work

30 Vocabulary - Matching

5 "Through the Tunnel" questions - Multiple Choice

5 "Treasure Island" questions - Matching

5 "Beauty and The Beast" questions - Multiple Choice

5 "Many Waters" - Matching

30 Vocabulary - Multiple Choice


150 Questions Total


All vocabulary based on Wordly Wise 9 Lessons 6…