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June1

Dear Students, I changed my mind.  There will be no blog this weekend.  Instead, please take a look at the attached final exam outline and begin preparations! Best,   Ms. Quinson English 9H Final Exam Outline 2012

Winter Poems

May31

Perhaps these poems will make us feel a little cooler…. Read both poems several times, and then write a response to one of them.  Your response should include many specific details from the poems and answer all or some of the following questions: What happens in the poems? What literary devices do I see? What are the literary devices suppose […]

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Shakespearean Sonnets

May30

Choose one sonnet to memorize and explain your choice, then, compare the two sonnets we read today. How are they similar? How are they different? Be specific and clear in your response.  Also, please don’t forget to comment on at least one other response in this thread. My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun; […]

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Curioser and Curioser!

May29

Free Swim!  Please discuss our discussions of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland here.  You may consider sense, nonsense, logic, numbers, satire, Literature (capital L) or anything else.  

“A More Perfect Union”

May4

Please consider the Rhetorical Triangle we discussed in class today. Next,  review Atticus’ summation, pp. 271-275.  As you reread, consider:  what elements of the rhetorical triangle can you see in Atticus’ speech? Then, please read the speech entitled “A More Perfect Union Speech,” by then Senator Barack Obama, from March 2008.  It is posted on […]

Boo was our neighbor.

May3

Tonight please finish reading  To Kill a Mockingbird.   Then write your response.  Please consider the following questions: What passage or passages strike you as interesting or singular and why? What questions do you want to discuss with the class tomorrow? Why do you think these questions may generate interesting discussion? Annotate! Find great passages to […]

As it was we were compelled to hold our heads high and be, respectively, a gentleman and a lady.

May2

Tonight please read chapters 24, 25, and 26 of To Kill a Mockingbird.   Then write your response.  Please consider the following questions: What passage or passages strike you as interesting or singular and why? What questions do you want to discuss with the class tomorrow? Why do you think these questions may generate interesting discussion? Annotate! […]

“…it’s because he wants to stay inside.”

May1

Tonight please read chapters 21, 22, and 23 of To Kill a Mockingbird.   Then write your response.  Please consider the following questions: What passage or passages strike you as interesting or singular and why? What questions do you want to discuss with the class tomorrow? Why do you think these questions may generate interesting discussion? Annotate! […]

“He’s the same in the courtroom as he is on the public streets.”

April30

Tonight please read chapters 18, 19, and 20 of To Kill a Mockingbird.   Then write your response.  Please consider the following questions: What passage or passages strike you as interesting or singular and why? What questions do you want to discuss with the class tomorrow? Why do you think these questions may generate interesting discussion? Keep […]

“I’ll tell him you said hey, little lady.”

April27

Tonight please read chapters 15, 16, and 17 of To Kill a Mockingbird.   Then write your response.  Please consider the following questions: What passage or passages strike you as interesting or singular and why? What questions do you want to discuss with the class tomorrow? Why do you think these questions may generate interesting discussion? Keep […]

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