Vocabulary Routine: 
Units are issued weekly. 

New packet given
Tuesday- Syn and Ant due
Wednesday-Choosing the Right Word (CTRW)
Thursday- Completing the Sentence (CTS)
Friday- Vocabulary Quiz
Remember index cards for Extra Credit are now due on Wednesdays!

Literary Terms:
Preparing for NCFE- Literary Term QUIZZES will be given weekly on Tuesdays beginning November 7th -December 19th.  Students will be tested on 15 words weekly.  These definitions will come from the YELLOW sheet that you will receive on October 30, 2017.


Journal Entries 2nd 9 weeks:

You will be responsible for writing 7 journal entries this 9 weeks.  You will need to do the following to receive FULL credit.

  • 1-Create a cover page for your journal booklet.  Be creative and if you need materials please let me know.  Please do NOT wait until the last minute! The cover should include: Your first/last name and the class period.
  • 2-Your journals should be written on notebook paper. On each sheet you should write the topic in the center of the top page and the date should be on the 2nd line at the left margin.
  • 3-Your entries should be written using complete sentences and should be ¾ of a page in length.
  • 4-Journals are due Wednesday, January 3, 2018.
  • 5-Class time will NOT be given for these writing assignments!  It is all INDEPENDENT.


1-Persuade a friend to give up drugs.                                                  Due 11/3

2-Five years from now, I will be...                                                         Due 11/9

3-What would you do if someone just gave you $1 million?                 Due 11/16

4-What is your favorite kind of weather?  Why?                                   Due 11/30

5-Write about a disappointment.                                                           Due 12/7

6- If you had only one month to live, what would you do?                     Due 12/14

7- It’s a new year and almost the beginning of a new semester.  What do you plan to do differently?                                                                                                                             Due 12/20