Saturday, August 24, 2013

STUDYPATH* August 26-30, 2013

In-class assignments and class updates trump published blogs.


The Lesson of Ups
Show Up, Keep Up, Speak Up, Measure Up

College Board account must be set up to access the prompt for the synthesis paper, which is due by 8:30 A.M. tomorrow morning (Tuesday) on web site; see last week's blog for a link to the College Board web site
Words High School Students Should Know (WHSSSK) 1-10 are reviewed and test is scheduled Wednesday
Bedford Reader "Silent Dancing" by Judith Ortiz Cofer responses are due in class: complete pages 162-169: answer meaning 1, 3; writing strategy 1, 3 and language 3; textbooks are required in class today and tomorrow
Journaling for literary terms and rhetorical devices from Bedford Reader are reviewed in class
Rodriguez in-class timed writing is scheduled for Period One; Rodriguez scored papers are returned to Periods Three and Six students

Bedford Reader outlining template is discussed; outlining of Chapter One of Bedford Reader "Reading Critically" is due Tuesday, September 3; template available on Box
Journaling for AP types of sentences continues in class; application to "Death of the Moth" is discussed
Synthesis paper on museums is due this morning by 8:30 A.M. on web site

Multiple choice practice is scheduled
Journaling for AP types of sentences continues in class
"Death of the Moth" Virginia Woolf piece is scheduled in class
Words High School Students Should Know (WHSSSK) Words 1-10 test

Woolf "Moments of Being" prompt is distributed; prewriting is due Tuesday, September 3; in class timed writing is scheduled Thursday

Today is California Admission Day in and classes are not in session
Check STUDYPATH during the weekend for next week's assignments