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Mrs. Robyn Nichols - English I

Mrs. Robyn Nichols
English I Honors/Core
Rm. 116
 
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Class Schedule:
1st period: English I Core
2nd period: English I Core
3rd period: Planning
4th period: English I Core
5th period: English I Honors
6th period: English I Honors
7th period: English I Honors
 
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Recent Posts

Agenda 13 April 2018

Core and Honors

Happy Friday the 13th!

  • Review Odysseus vs. Modern Vet essay
  • Finish practice test information
  • Begin Rhetorical Devices Lesson (get handouts)

Agenda 12 April 2018

Core and Honors

Pick up card and put your name and period on it.

Bell Ringer – Thesis Statements

Finish practice test review

Receive testing schedule

Agenda 11 April 2018

  • Pick up card by the door.
  • Bell Ringer: Review confusing words there, their, they’re
  • Review EOC practice test
  • There: this refers to a place.

    • Put your books there.
    • I want to go there.

    Their: this refers to people,   animals, usually something   living.

    • The students will pick up their progress reports.
    • Brittany and Bethany love their dogs.

     

    They’re: this is a contraction for

       “they are”

    • They’re going to lunch at 11:00.
    • Which students said they’re going to stay after school and study for exams?

Agenda 10 April 2018

Bellringer – commas (on the right)

- Finish “Life Isn’t Fair…”paper plate

- Seminar over “The Lottery” and “Life Isn’t Fair…”

- Review State Test Retake 3

Commas –

  1. Use before FANBOYS (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so)

Jane ate ice cream, and Richie ate sushi.

  1. Use after introductory words – while, after, although, since, to begin with, first, finally

While Alyson wrote on the board, Emma made hot chocolate.  (next)

  AAAWWUBBIS

After

Although

As

When

While

Until

Because

Before

If

Since

  FANBOYS

FOR

AND

NOR

BUT

OR

YET

SO

Write the sentence on your card and put the comma in the correct place.

  1. It was a beautiful day so Derek decided to ride his bicycle.  
  2. We wanted to have pizza for dinner but we couldn’t afford to buy one.
  3. My mother wants to stay home with me but she has to go to work.
  4. I did everything I could yet I still couldn’t find my dog.
  5. I will either play football or I will play soccer.

Agenda 9 April 2018

Core and Honors

Bell Ringer: Test Taking Strategies

Complete “Life Isn’t Fair….” Put answers on paper plate

Socratic Seminar for Comparing “Life…” and “The Lottery”

Agenda 6 April 2018

Core and Honors

Bell ringer – 10 Study Tips video

Finish “Lottery” questions on paper plate – discuss

Read “Life Isn’t Fair…” article

Write answers on plate and discuss

Check your grades!! I have NUMEROUS ASSIGNMENTS MISSING! WILL BE WORKING AT PUTTING YOU ON ICU!

Agenda 5 April 2018

Core and Honors

Pick up a paper plate by door

Bell Ringer – How to Avoid Stupid Exam mistakes

Complete “The Lottery” and answer “Text Dependent Questions” handout

Group discussion questions on paper plate

Read “Life Isn’t Fair – Deal with It” article

Agenda 3 April 2018

Core and Honors

Pick up:

1.“The Lottery”, 2.Text-Based Questions, 3. Fiction Menu of Options handouts

Bell Ringer #3 

Read “The Lottery” and have discussion time.

Agenda 2 April 2018

Core and Honors

Bell-Ringer: “The Microscope in the Kitchen” Day 2

Place papers in folder

Write down 1st practice test score

Write down 2nd practice test score

GO TO TREASURE BOX IF YOU GAINED PTS!

Agenda 22 March 2018

Honors and Core

State Practice Test 3 Re-take

 DO YOUR BEST!

THIS WILL BE OUR FIRST TIME TO DIVE INTO THE TREASURE BOX. 

YOU MUST GET A HIGHER SCORE THAN YOU DID IN JANUARY!

March 19 2018 Agenda

1.Pick up “Where Have You   Gone…” Test Pkt.

2.Take out piece of notebook paper for “Bell Ringers”

  1.  Complete “Where Have You Gone…” graphic organizer
  2.  Complete Test Pkt. on back of organizer #1-21

Agenda 15 March 2018

Core

1st and 2nd: Write 3 para essay comparing
Odysseus to modern day veteran. Due no later than tomorrow at the beginning of class.

4th: Annotate and prepare to write essay comparing Odysseus to modern day veteran.

Honors

Read “Where Have You Gone, Charming Billy?” pg. 828 textbook

Complete graphic organizer

Complete questions #1-21 on back of graphic organizer.