This is a video that CNN did on mental illness in Silicon Valley. It looks at how we push people so hard, and there’s also nobody talking about this “dark underside” of tech entrepreneurship and the phenomenal hardships AND success that can come in that industry. Meredith, my dear friend, is interviewed about her experience … Continue reading “CNN piece on mental illness in Silicon Valley”
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Yay – we’re beginning the final unit!! Congrats. All of the assignments are in the drop down menu above.
Your Unit test is on Friday. For the test, review all the disorders, but spend some extra time on schizophrenia, both causes and treatments.
2 pts. extra credit for the first person to identify the figurative language device in this post’s title! – Congrats to Brooklynn for scoring the two points! 🙂 The drop dead due date is now Monday, Feb. 27. The personality portfolio is also due on Monday. This is due to the fact that the Speech … Continue reading “Drop Dead Due Date Delayed”
Tues. Feb. 21, 2017 We ARE having the Personality Test today. Five kids will be gone today. The Drop dead due date is still on Thursday. If you are gone for freshman mentoring, you are still required to turn in ALL assignments on Thursday. Your Portfolio Project is due as well.
For your exam, the majority of the questions are from Unit 10-Personality. But, there are also questions from Unit 2 – Research, Unit 7A – Memory, and Unit 8A – Motivation. Be sure to review your CCN’s or flashcards from each of those units. Every test from here on out will have more and more … Continue reading “Unit 10 Test on Tuesday”
English 1 Honors
Monday, May 15, 2017 Today in class: 1) Check all source & notecards. 2) Review introductions to non-fiction pieces and discuss. 3) Review outline for your essay. Homework: Write and type the final draft of your Familiar Essay. Include your Works Cited page. This must be printed and ready to go at the beginning of class … Continue reading “Organize Your Research Essay”
Thursday, May 11, 2017 Today in class: 1) Return all work and check grades. 2) Review source/note cards and head to library!! 3) RESEARCH! Remember, you’re looking for facts and quotes to include in your paper. Homework: Finish all research. Source cards and Note cards are due on Monday!!!
Tuesday, May 10, 2017 Today in class: 1) Brainstorm/discussion on topics for research paper. 2) Freewrite on your topic: describe a memory associated with your object; describe your object in great detail. 3) Review rubric and how to do source cards and notecards. Homework: decide on your research topic and start researching!! Notecards and sourcecards due … Continue reading “What’s your topic?”
Thursday, April 27, 2017 Today in class: 1) Finish reviewing MLA packet. 2) MLA workshop practice. Homework: None! 🙂
Tues. April 25, 2017 Today in class: 1) Finish watching O’Brother and fill out comparison chart. This is due on Thursday. 2) Introduction to MLA packet. Homework: Finish comparison chart.
Monday, April 17, 2017 Today in class: 1) Reading Quiz over pp. 51-78 in Adventures of Ulysses. 2) Review vocabulary words – Please put the following words in your comp books. Look up their definitions. You’ll have a vocab quiz on Friday. 1B new words: quelled, libations, winnow, piety 2B new words: brooding, bowered, eloquent, interlude, … Continue reading “Finishing Ulysses”
Thursday, April 13, 2017 Today in class: 1) All those who have been absent made up their missing reading quizzes and membean quiz. There are still 1-2 in each class who need to get caught up. 2) Turn in paragraph on if Ulysses is a hero or not and what type of hero he is. … Continue reading “Catch up day & Reading”
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 Today in class: 1) Turn in extra-credit Trojan War assignment. This was due today – no late assignments accepted. 2) Reading Quiz over pp. 5-51 in Adventures of Ulysses. 3) Add these vocabulary words to the Vocab. section of your comp. book and define them on www.yourdictionary.com: venerable hawser prudent motley boisterously … Continue reading “Adv. of Ulysses quiz & MEMBEAN”