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:
Coming Soon.......

Journal Entries 1st  9 weeks (Spring Semester) 

You will be responsible for writing 7 journal entries this 9 weeks.  You will need to do the following to receive FULL credit.  I will randomly check journals on or after the due date(s) so please make sure that you stay on task and keep your entries with you at all times.

  • 1-Create a cover page for your journal booklet. The cover should include: Your first/last name and the class period.
  • 2-Your journals should be written on notebook paper. On each sheet of paper your topic should be on the1st line and the due date on the second line.  This should ALL be left aligned.
  • 3-Your entries should be written using complete sentences and should be ¾ of a page in length.
  • 4-Journals are due March 15, 2018.  This will count as TWO test grades.
  • 5-Class time will NOT be given for these writing assignments!  It is all INDEPENDENT.

1- It’s a new semester.  Discuss your 1st Semester of High School.  What did you like/dislike?  What are some things that you plan to do differently?                             Due January 30, 2018

2-Persuade a friend to give up drugs.                                                   
Due  February 6, 2018

3-Should Valentine’s Day be a Holiday?  Why or Why not?                  
Due February 13, 2018

4-What would you do if someone just gave you $1 million?  How would you spend it?                         
Due February 20, 2018

5- Write about someone that you admire.  What qualities make them special?
Due February 27, 2018

6- Write about a disappointment.                                                            
Due: Mar. 6, 2018

7- If you had only one month to live, what would you do? How would you spend your time?                          
Due: Mar. 13, 2018