English 10 - Work and Assignments
This year many multiple draft essays
will be assigned. The essays will
include analytical and argumentative styles. Each
draft will be evaluated by peer respondents who will give suggestions for
improvement of the paper. All essays
need titles that reflect the content.
Who says it to whom?
What does it mean?
Why does it matter?
Annotations of text and careful reading of assigned texts.
Every journal entry MUST include the page
number wherein the citation can be found. Your
responses may include interpretation, questions, predictions, personal insights,
personal feelings, comparisons, observations, etc. You
are free to choose the passages to which you will respond.
The dialectical journal MUST cover the book in
its entirety. Do not limit your
journal to only one section of the book. Students
may earned extra
credit by doing additional dialectical journals.
Vocabulary and Grammar
Vocabulary homework will be assigned
each week and will correspond to the quizzes every Friday.
Grammar will be assigned and discussed
nearly everyday. Occasional quizzes will be given to measure learning.
Reflective Journals will be assigned
periodically. Journals will coincide
with the literature being studied. Students
are expected to respond to the writing prompt and to engage the topic with
alacrity. Students will be given 20
minutes to write each entry.
Students will be given various topics
to work on collaboratively. Grades
will be based upon the output of the group as well as individual cooperation
within the group.
1. Class assigned
2. Independent reading
1. Student Websites
3. Various apps and websites on iPad