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Honors 11: Peer Editing, cont.

We continued peer editing today in class prior to introducing our next unit, Shakespeare’s Macbeth. I’m going to make some initial changes (already) to the calendar and post a new one later this week. We will start with Shakespeare tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Definition Essay Peer Edit

We spent the hour working on peer editing our definition essays using this checklist to help guide our editing process. We will finish up tomorrow before transitioning into Macbeth. The essay is due by Wednesday night to turnitin.com.

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Honors 11: Weird Day

I didn’t see third hour. Fifth hour finished our symbol work after the lockdown drill was over, and then watched a few scenes from the 2013 film. Sixth hour then was able to watch more scenes after finishing our symbol … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Definition Essay Sample and Ch. 6-7 Partner Quiz

We first went through a bunch of examples of definition essays as your full rough draft is due next Monday, October 19th (changed from Friday, Oct. 16th). We talked about what the assignment is and how this will look. You … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Definition Essay and Ch. 4-5 of Gatsby

I returned Grapes of Wrath essays to 5th and 6th hour today. Third hour will get theirs back on Monday. Here’s the comment key and general feedback regarding the essays as a whole. I gave you the Definition Essay instructions … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Gatsby Film Comparison Work

We watched several clips from the 1974 and 2013 versions of The Great Gatsby, jotting down cinematic observations and how it contributes to the significance of the novel depicted on screen. Here’s the handout we used. Your Definition Essay is … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Gatsby Exam

We took the Gatsby exam today. Please bring a hard copy of your Definition Essay Rough Draft tomorrow to work with in class.

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