WHAT WE DID: 1/31

  • SEVENTH GRADE ENGLISH
    • Collect HRL
    • New HRL due Tuesday, 2/7
      • MONDAY QUESTION: Describe/explain how the setting influences the plot. If the setting is not important to the plot, why do you think the author chose the particular setting of the story?
    • NARRATIVE POEM: “The Cremation of Sam McGee”
      • Figurative Language: Simile, Metaphor, Hyperbole, Personification
      • Vocabulary:
        • cremated (v.) burned to ashes
        • whimper (v.) make low, crying sounds; complain
        • ghastly (adv.) ghostlike; frightful
        • loathed (v.) hated
        • stern (adj.) strict; unyielding
        • grisly (adj.) horrible
        • radiance (n.) quality of shining brightly
        • burrow (v.) to dig a hole or tunnel, especially for shelter
    • HOMEWORK
      • Write each vocabulary word into a sentence using context clues to show that you understand the meaning of the word. Due Wednesday, 2/1
      • HRL due Tuesday, 2/7
  • HONORS ENGLISH 
    • Collect HRL
    • New HRL due Tuesday, 2/7
      • MONDAY QUESTION: Describe/explain how the setting influences the plot. If the setting is not important to the plot, why do you think the author chose the particular setting of the story?
    • “Thank You, Ma’am” by Langston Hughes
  • ENGLISH 8
    • Finish tests from Friday and Monday
    • In-class assignment (homework if not completed in class)
      • Write a one page letter from Ralph/Jimmy to Annabel. It’s been one year, and he has finally decided to get in touch with her. What does he say? What does he tell her? Does he offer her an explanation? Does he offer her an apology? Use your imagination to create a letter from Ralph to Annabel. Due Wednesday, 2/1.
      • Write a one page letter from Annabel to Ralph/Jimmy in response to the letter he wrote her. What does she have to say? What is her response? Due Wednesday, 2/1.

JANUARY 31ST: NATIONAL “INSPIRE YOUR HEART WITH ART” DAY

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7 thoughts on “WHAT WE DID: 1/31

  1. Hi Ms warzybok, this is Kristofer from your 4th period class. I was wondering what you all did in class today and wanted to see if you would let me know so I could maybe try and catch up on some work at home. Also, I was wondering after the Monday reading question if you made another.

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