• Sample Part 3 Response and "The first thing the baby did..." STICCCS Response

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 9/19/2019

    Agenda:

    • Less v. fewer worksheet is due today
    • Discussion of sample and return papers  **rewrites are tomorrow**
    • "The Baby" short story with STICCCS
     
    Homework:

     

    • Finish STICCCS for "The Baby..." story
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  • Ranker: Themes

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 9/18/2019

    Agenda:

    • Warm-up: Ranking thematic statements
    • "Marzipan" STICCCS Discussion
    • Less v. Fewer Worksheet
     
    Homework:
    • Finish the less v. fewer worksheet
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  • Practice Writing Thematic Statements

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 9/17/2019

    Agenda:

    • Whiteboard Rule Review
    • Whiteboard Testing Statements
    • Reading "Marzipan"
      • Label STICCCS
      • Use STICCCS to determine two themes

     

    Homework:

    • Finish STICCCS Chart and Worksheet
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  • How to Write Thematic Statements

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 9/16/2019

    Agenda:

    • Warm-up: Crossword Puzzle with Regents Terms
    • Discussion of Regents writing on Friday
    • Notes: Thematic Statement Rules
    • Practice Writing Themes
    • Honors: Less v. Fewer Exercise

    Homework:

    • Honors: Send me your passages digitally before tomorrow morning for credit if you have not turned them in already.  Finish the less v. fewer worksheet for tomorrow.

     

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  • Part 3 Practice

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 9/13/2019

    Agenda:

    • Warm-up: Finding Evidence
    • Part 3
      • Sample outline and reminders
    • Writing Part 3 for "Birthday Party"
     
    Homework:
    • Bring in one page of writing that you particularly like
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  • Practice with STICCCS and Less v. Fewer

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 9/12/2019

    Agenda:

    • Less v. Fewer bell work image
      • Connect to Game of Thrones clips
    • STICCCS Review
      • Create drawing memory device or examples
      • Connect back to Regents directions
    • Less v. Fewer practice worksheet
     
    Homework:
    • Make sure that your STICCCS charts are filled in
    • Make sure you have chosen a writing strategy to use on our first in-class writing
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  • Part 3 Vocabulary and STICCCS

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 9/11/2019

    Agenda:

    • Warm-up: Definitions from the Part 3 Directions
    • STICCCS: New Regents Acronym
    • Start "Birthday Party" Examples

     

    Homework:

    • Finish any definitions that you did not get to in class
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  • Less v. Fewer Grammar Intro and Continued Literary Analysis

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 9/10/2019

    Agenda:

    Homework:
    • Review grammar notes
    • Make sure you added annotations to "Birthday Party"
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  • Authorial Intentions and Perceptions

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 9/9/2019

    Agenda:

    • Warm-up: Perceptions Journal
    • Discussion about perceptions and last week's ice breaker
    • Reading "Birthday Party"
      • Mark observations
      • Consider Perceptions
     
    Homework:
    • Finish marking up the text for what you notice.  (Think of TIC from last year's class or any other literary elements or devices that you notice.)
    • If you cannot think of anything to mark, underline what you think could be a literary element or device and explain why it is a literary element or device.
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  • Survey Says...

    Posted by Jennifer Hoffmann on 9/6/2019

    Agenda:

    • Warm-up: Finish Syllabus Overview
    • Student Interest Survey
    • A Million Words or Fewer Exercise
    Homework:
    • Finish most of A Million Words for Monday
    • Signed Syllabus Due Monday
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