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CP English 11 Homework
PLEASE NOTE: THE DATES LOCATED BELOW ARE TO NOTIFY STUDENTS WHEN ASSIGNMENTS ARE DUE, NOT ASSIGNED.
***Please note: click here for an extra credit opportunity:
. If done up to standards, this project will count as an additional test/project grade to boost your over 4th quarter grade
. This extra credit is due May 21, 2012.
Please refer to this link for the required documents (directions, rubric, preparation sheets, etc.) for your
-Talk Show Assessment:
-Gatsby Body Biography:
Juniors--below is the reading schedule for
The Great Gatsby.
Please note that you are responsible for keeping up with the assigned reading even if you class drops that day. Also, as discussed in class, we will have "Lit-Circles" for our discussion of
. Please click on the following links for information on discussion starters and roles:
Finally, if you have yet to purchase your copy of
or forgot it in your locker, there is an online version located here:
Due Tuesday, May 15
Read Chapter 1
Due Wednesday, May 16
Read Chapters 2 & 3
Due Thursday, May 17
Read Chapter 4
Due Monday, May 21
Read Chapters 5 - 7
Due Tuesday, May 22
Read Chapter 8
Due Wednesday, May 23
Read Chapter 9
**Please note: You will have your Vocab 9 Quiz on Thursday, April 26th. This will be a story quiz, so come prepared to write a story or essay using at least 15 vocabulary words from the unit.
Located below are the study questions for Their Eyes Were Watching God as well as the reading schedule for the remainder of our TEWWG unit. FYI: All study questions are due by 3pm on turnitin.com on the noted due date:
Due Tuesday, April 24:
Due Monday, April 30:
Due Tuesday, May 1:
Due Wednesday, May 2:
Due Friday, May 4:
Tentative date for
Their Eyes Were Watching God
Week of April 15
Due Monday, April 16th
Revise LCP. Read chapters 1-3 of
Their Eyes Were Watching God
by Hurston and answer the correlating study questions. Submit to Turnitin.com by 3pm. (Study questions can be found on the Announcements page).
Due Wednesday, April 18th:
LCP FINAL DRAFT!!! You must turn in BOTH a hardcopy and electronic copy to Turnitin.com. NO EXCEPTIONS! Please check the tab "Info and FAQs: Literary Criticism Paper" for more information.
Due Friday, April 20th:
Read chapters 4-6 of
Their Eyes Were Watching God
by Hurston and submit the correlating study questions to Turnitin.com by 3pm
Week of March 25
Review the peer edits/reviews given by your classmates on your LCP. Begin editing your rough drafts. You should receive my comments on your drafts via Turnitin.com no later than Friday evening.
***Please note: You will have a test on Transcendentalism on Wednesday, April 4th. Please review all the notes, Prepare to Reads,
Civil Disobedience, and Walden
(Thoreau). If you will not be in school on Wednesday, you are required to take this test PRIOR to the test day.
Week of March 18
Due Tuesday, March 20th:
by Emerson in your textbook
Due Wednesday, March 21st:
by Thoreau in your textbook
Due Thursday, March 22nd:
LCP Rough Draft. MUST submit on Turnitin.com and bring in a hardcopy to class.
Due Friday, March 23rd:
by Thoreau in your textbook.
Week of March 12
You have your Romanticism test on the following dates:
~P3 Friday, 3/16
~P5 Thursday, 3/15 (due to them dropping on Friday)
Click here for a copy of the study guide:
If you are not in attendance due to a school sponsered event or previously made appointment, you are responsible for making it up BEFORE the test date. Failure to do so will result in a deduction of points.
Week of February 27th
Due Thursday, March 1:
Pick a short story that we have already read this year (not by Poe) and rewrite the story in the style of Poe. This means your story should have a single-effect, dark and depressing themes, and give a goo representation to gothic literature.
Due Friday, March 2:
Vocab Unit 8 Quiz
Due Monday, March 5:
ter reading Whitman’s “I Hear America Singing” and Hughes’ “I, Too,” see which poem you can relate to and imitate the format, while adding your own spin on the poem. For example, maybe you hear America singing through the sport you play or dance or in the school halls. Maybe you don’t hear America singing at all. Maybe you are struggling to prove that you, too are America.
WEEK OF FEBRUARY 21ST:
Due Tuesday, Feb 21
Primary Source Analysis on turnitin.com
Due Thursday, Feb 23
Vocabulary Quiz Unit 7
Due Friday, Feb 24
Actively read (read and annotate) Edgar Allan Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death." Be prepared to do an in class activity based on your reading.
Week of Feb 12th
JUNIORS: Please note the following dates. We will be doing research for your LCP in both the library as well as the Resource Lab. Also, please remember to print off a copy of the "Facts of Life" and "Literary Criticism Quotes" worksheets as they are vital for classwork.
Feb 14 - Library
Feb 16 - Library
Feb 17 - Resource Lab (Ms. Lande's room)
Feb 21 - Resource Lab (Ms. Lande's room)
Week of January 29th
Due Tuesday, Jan 31st
Create your own declaration of independence. Using the techniques found in the Declaration of Independence, write your own declaration stating independence from someone or something. A written statement is required and must be submitted to turnitin.com. Extra credit will be given to any student who takes the initiative to do something creative. This may include a photostory, video, etc. Keep in mind, those who decide to declare their independence through a different median must still have a written statement submitted to turnitin.com.
Last Modified: Wednesday, May. 30, 2012
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