• Week 9 Bells: 3/2/2020 -3/6/2020

    Posted by SARAH NOTESTINE on 3/2/2020

    Monday, March 2, 2020

    • Daily Bell Response:
    • Use phones or dictionaries to define the following vocabulary words:
      • Privy (adjective form)
      • Intimate
      • Marred
      • Parcel (verb form)
      • Abortive
      • Scorn

     

    Day 2

    • Daily Bell Response:
    • Define the following vocabulary words:
      • Transcendent
      • Proprietary
      • Contiguous
      • Hauteur
      • Strident

     

    Day 3

    • Daily Bell Response:
    • Define the following vocabulary words:
      • Harlequin (adjective)
      • Permeate
      • Prodigal
      • Erroneous
      • Vehemently

     

    Friday, March 6, 2020

     

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  • Week 8 Bells: 2/24 - 2/27

    Posted by SARAH NOTESTINE on 2/24/2020

    Monday, February 24, 2020

    • In 4-5 sentences, respond to the following quote:

     

    • “The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.”  -Mark Twain

     

    • Items to consider: Meaning, Interpretation, General Reaction, Relevance to Today, To whom or what is he speaking, etc.

     

    Day 2

    • Daily Bell Response
    • Review: In the time given, WRITE as much as you can from your notes and study guide.

     

    • Day 3
    • In 4-5 sentences, respond to the following quote:

     

    • “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”  ― Mark Twain, The Innocents Abroad/Roughing It
    • Items to consider: Meaning, Interpretation, General Reaction, Relevance to Today, To whom or what is he speaking, etc.

     

    Friday, February 28, 2020

    • In 4-5 sentences, respond to the following quote:
    • “The lack of money is the root of all evil.” – Mark Twain
    • Items to Consider: Items to consider: Meaning, Interpretation, General Reaction, Relevance to Today, To whom or what is he speaking, etc.
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  • Week 3 Bells: 1/21/2020 - 1/24/2020

    Posted by SARAH NOTESTINE on 1/21/2020

    No School Monday

    • No Bells

    Day 2

     

    • Write out the required plot structure for formal research paragraphs in this class.

     

    Day 3

    • No Bells Today

     

    Friday, January 24, 2020

    • In 4-5 sentences, respond to the following quote:
    • “Good friends, good books, and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.”-Mark Twain
    • Items to consider: Meaning, Interpretation, General Reaction, Relevance to Today, To whom or what is he speaking, etc.
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  • Week 2 Bells: 1/13/2020 - 1/17/2020

    Posted by SARAH NOTESTINE on 1/13/2020

    Monday, January 13, 2020

    • In 4-5 complex, thoughtful, complete sentences, respond to the following prompt:
    • Write a reaction to “The Fall of the House of Usher.”
    • Items to consider: 
    • General Reaction
    • Predictability
    • Character development
    • Similarities to other stories
    • Etc.

    Day 2

    • In 4-5 sentences, respond to the following quote:
    • "Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.”
    • -Edgar Allan Poe
    • Items to consider: Meaning, Interpretation, General Reaction, Relevance to Today, To whom or what is he speaking, etc.
    • What do you think this quote means?  Why kind of person would say this…? Etc.

     

    Day 3

    • Review: In the time given, write as much information as you can from your notes, study question, and vocab.

    Friday, January 17, 2020

    • Free-write Friday!!
    • Must be thoughtful, show effort, and be 4-5 complex, insightful sentences long.

     

    • OR

     

    • Write a 7-line poem about butterflies.
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