Archive for September, 2013

September 27, 2013

Friday, September 27th, 2013

You should be on page 111 as class starts.

I gave you this assignment: ender-chapter-8.pdf

We practiced the PSAT.

You need to arrive Tuesday at page 141, ready for a quiz on the reading, and with the work from today complete

September 25, 2013

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Today we had a vocab quiz and went over the next five words: diffident, deleterious, epiphany, enervate, enfranchise.

You also need to read to 96 for tomorrow.

September 23, 2013

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

I turned a lot of work back to you today.

We used an old set of quizzes for notes to construct our discussion of Ender’s Game.

For Wednesday: be ready for a vocabulary quiz and read to page 81

September 20, 2013

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Today you got new vocabulary words and took a quiz through page 26. Here it is if you were not here: ender-quiz-quiz-12-to-26.doc

I also gave Questions of the Day # 1: questions-of-the-day-_-1.odt

You need to be on page 65 of the book for Monday

September 19, 2013

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

We discussed Ender’s Game and worked on this: enders-quiz-pp-1-to-8.DOC

Quiz to page 26 tomorrow

September 17, 2013

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Test day for The Great Santini

You need to arrive in class on Thursday 15 pages into Ender’s Game.

September 16, 2013

Monday, September 16th, 2013

I handed a bunch of stuff back and we had a good discussion about Santini.

Test day tomorrow. Be ready (notes and book may be used).

September 13, 2013

Friday, September 13th, 2013

You took two quizzes and turned in an essay today. Big day.

You should try to be in a position to discuss the novel in its entirety on Monday.

The exam on the book is scheduled for Tuesday the 17th!

September 10, 2013

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

You took the vocab quiz.

We discussed the research paper (due Friday).

Tomorrow we will discuss the book.

Friday you will have the research paper due, a book quiz to chapter 27, and a vocab quiz on the words you got today.

September 9, 2013

Monday, September 9th, 2013

We did the five vocab words (abjure, abstemious, abrogate, acumen, and antebellum) as well as a bonus word (pragmatic). Quiz tomorrow.

We took a quiz on the chapters 5 through 14 of Santini.

Tomorrow we will again discuss the essay I gave you today: santini-essay-research.pdf

Check syllabus for where you should be in the book.

We will also go over notes from the essays tomorrow.