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December 4-8 Homework and Activities English 9

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Monday - Read story and watch movie again to be able to discuss themes.

Tuesday -
1. Read and Listen to poem again with slides if necessary.
2. Complete the googleformregarding the most persuasive of the two trailers. Which do you prefer, 1991 or 2017?

Wednesday - Work on Essay outline - Themes in Beauty And The Beast

Thursday - Complete the Venn Diagram comparing/contrasting yourself to Belle and The Beast.

Friday - We will be in the computer lab for the whole class on Friday - we will enter data from our Compare/Contrast and Essay organizers and share document of ESSAY Rough Draft  with Ms. Johnson at sjohnson.nchs@gmail.com . If you are not in class Friday be sure to do the same.

The essay is 5 paragraphs about how a theme, like "Love is powerful", in "Beauty and The Beast". It can then be compared and contrasted with the same theme in your life. The self assessment and grading rubric used is as follows:
Citation format


Hess, Donna L., and June Cates. “Unit Three Beaut…

English 9 Homework Nov 27 - Dec 1

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Monday Night
1. Be ready to compare:
Who writes better Marvel Comics or DC Comics
2. Continue reading Beauty and the Beast:
Beauty and the Beast (Chapter 11) here:  https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/l/lang/andrew/l26bf/chapter11.html
Beauty and the Beast listen here: LibraVox Recordinghttps://youtu.be/82rQM8NnMf8
Rewordify EnglishSimplified Beauty and the Beast here: http://rewordify.com/rwweb.php?userdata=https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/l/lang/andrew/l26bf/chapter11.html Google Translations of Beauty and the Beast here: Simplified Chinese
Vietnamese
Korean

3. Remember to study for  Part 3 Compound Prepositions (28) Wednesday, Nov 29th Quiz
Memorize according to - prior to (the bottom 3 columns) [sing the words into a tune like "Happy Birthday" to help memorize them]


Tuesday Night
1. Be ready to compare fairytale princesses.

English 9 Homework November 20-22, 2017

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Monday Night1. Be ready to discuss:
Helping others and giving advice to community leaders.

2. Continue reading Beauty and the Beast:
Beauty and the Beast (Chapter 11) here: https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/l/lang/andrew/l26bf/chapter11.html
Beauty and the Beast listen here:LibraVox Recordinghttps://youtu.be/82rQM8NnMf8
Rewordify English Simplified Beauty and the Beast here: http://rewordify.com/rwweb.php?userdata=https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/l/lang/andrew/l26bf/chapter11.html Translations of Beauty and the Beast here: Simplified Chinese
Vietnamese
Korean
3. Study for  Part  2 Common Prepositions (28) Tuesday November 21st Quiz
Memorize for - without (the last two columns)

Tuesday Night1. Be ready to discuss: Beauty and the Beast
Who are the central characters?Which characters are dynamic/static?Which characters are flat/round?What is the conflict?How is the conflict resolved?
Wednesday Night1. Have a good Thanksgiving Celebration with friends and family. May you have many moments of laughter and muc…

English 9 Homework November 13 - 17, 2017

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Monday Night
1. Be ready to discuss:
What did you admire most about the parson?
Continue reading "The Silver Mine" pages 1-3 of the pdf 

(if you want to listen to the story while you read this is the audio link)
Remember to study for  Part 1 Common Prepositions (28) Wednesday, Nov 15th Quiz
Memorize aboard - except (the first two columns)


Tuesday Night
1. Be ready to discuss:
Do you believe good people can solve all problems?
Continue reading "The Silver Mine" pages 4-6 of the pdf
(if you want to listen to the story while you read this is the audio link)
Remember to study for Part 1 Common Prepositions (28) Wednesday, Nov 15th Quiz
Memorize aboard - except

Wednesday Night
1. Be ready to discuss:
How "The Silver Mine" has connections to our times.
Continue reading "The Silver Mine" pages 7-10 of the pdf
(if you want to listen to the story while you read this is the audio link)

Thursday Night
1. Be ready to discuss:
How "The Silver Mine" has co…

English 9 Homework Nov 6-9

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Unit 3 - Introduction to Theme

6th Monday - Be ready to discuss the difference between a moral and a theme in literature.
A moral is a simple statement that teaches a simple truth. "Those who complain most suffer least." (Aesop)
A theme is the recurring idea or central insight mirrored in the story's conflict and characters.
No paperwork needed.

7th Tuesday - Be ready to discuss the difference, in literature, between:
Explicit theme - an outright statement in a  story
Implicit theme - subtly woven into the elements of a story
No paperwork needed.

Review content from Quizlet flashcards for quiz on Wednesday morning
Unit 1 Conflict and Unit 2 Character
https://quizlet.com/214870392/bju-fundamentals-of-literature-unit-1-flash-cards/
https://quizlet.com/215286433/bju-fundamentals-of-literature-unit-2-flash-cards/

8th Wednesday - Be ready to discuss how the conflict, the characters and the resolution of a story can help discern the theme.
No paperwork needed.


On Thursday November 9th there …

English Enhancement (TOEFL) Projects

Link to slidesBoth Semesters you need to be participate by creating the following:
3 x Speech- This should be a fun opportunity to practice speaking in front of classmates. You may choose to perform something dramatic, make a persuasive argument, recite a story, sing a song etc. You must speak for (at least) 3-5 minutes. Cue cards are permitted. No visual aids allowed.

3 x Presentation - First, you will share something with the class - a poster, a film clip,  a picture, a lecture, a news story, a radio program - then, you will tell the class about its significance. (Why did you choose to discuss this? What does it mean to you? What does it mean to the world? Is it good or bad? How does it relate to you/your classmates/your country?) Cue cards and notes are permitted. Your presentation should be 5-10 minutes long; you should be speaking/sharing and answering questions for half of that time. (A survey or assessment component is required.)

3 x Informal Essay- Read something, watch somethin…

Grammar - Prepositions

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Part 1 Common Prepositions (28) Wednesday, Nov 15th Quiz
Memorize aboard - except

Part 2 Common Prepositions (29) Wednesday, Nov 22nd Quiz
Memorize for - without

Part 3 Compound Prepositions (16) Wednesday,  Nov 29th Quiz
Memorize according to - prior to