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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday, September 20

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If you were absent today, be sure to schedule a time to make up the test as soon as possible.

Now you are working on your personal narrative!  Your first draft is due on Tuesday.  It is best to use a word processor to write your first draft so that you can easily edit it.  Bring a printed copy of that draft to class on Tuesday.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Wednesday, September 19

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WEDNESDAY WORDS - quiz and new vocab
We looked at storytelling arcs, and practiced "Show, Not Tell" writing in preparation for our personal narrative writing.

TEST tomorrow!!!!

Today's slides

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tuesday, September 18

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Today began our discussion of personal narrative writing.  Your personal narrative writing is due on Friday, September 28.  You can find details about that assignment here.

We discussed the qualities of personal narratives and looked at those qualities in a personal narrative written by Gary Soto.  This serves as a good example of personal narrative writing. 

You are asked to have a topic for your narrative chosen by tomorrow.  Vocabulary is also due tomorrow.  The Unit 1 test will be given on Thursday.

Today's slides

Monday, September 17, 2018

Monday, September 17

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Happy Monday!


  1. M.U.G.shot Monday
  2. Define narrative and slave narrative
  3. Read the selection from “The Interesting Narrative of Olaudah Equiano” and summarize the main ideas and key details of the selection

Today's Slides
Today's worksheet

Today's M.U.G.shot Monday sentences:

Unit 1 Test will be on Thursday!

Monday, May 20

Today's slides include a Jeopardy game you may use for review.  There is also information about MLA format and commas that will be he...