Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Month 10 Last weeks

I was able to view all the finals and I am happy to say for the most part "Job well done." Most of you met or exceeded the standards.

I have included an article abut reviewing sources and understanding if they are reliable. This is an important skill for writing term papers. Understanding your sources.

I look forward to seeing the Freshmen as Sophomores next year and with mixed emotion send the Sophomores on the Mrs. Begin. I will miss each of you and hope that you do yourself proud in American Literature.

Each of you have done a good job on the Discussion Boards and in class. For those of you who sent me feedback I appreciate and will take into advisement your suggestions.

Enjoy your summer read a few fun books. I look forward to finding out what you read in the Fall.
Have fun,

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Month 10 Week 2

Answers for you:
Shadow of the Pines
1. C
2. B
3. A
4. B
5. D
6. B
7. C
8. A
9. D

The World of Coca-Cola

10. HJ
11. a. C b. A
12. B
13. C
14. a. D b. B

What Would You Do With Two Million Dollars 
15. C        18. B
16. D.       19. A
17. C.       20. D

Month 10 Week 1

Continue to review your study guide, I will post the answers week 2.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Practice Test for Final

Go to the website Illuminate.online and use this code:
If you want to review your answers please come to the study sessions on campus.

Month 9 Study skills for final

Twenty-four must knows.
Time to "Bone Up" on you literary terms

Your final will undoubtedly have you match literary terms to passages you read. It is important to know what they are referring to. Try the quizlit and make note of where you may need to study. Discuss why literary terms are important to know where have you particularly found a term used in a short story or novel that made perfect sense to you?

Monday, April 8, 2019

Month * Week 2 Literary Technics

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One of your standards in writing is stated below.
Using precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language to convey a vivid picture of the experiences, events, setting, and/or characters.

Precise language

Discuss literature that has stuck in your mind because of the precise language. Also discuss how you can improve in this area.

Using the right word,

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Month 8 Week 1

Poetic Elements

Read through the poem "Luck is not chance" by Emily Dickinson and the analysis of the poetic elements provided. When a writer uses personification, it is usually to make an abstract or difficult concept more relatable and more understandable. Discuss the poetic elements in Lnagston Hughes' poem "Mother to Son".

Mother to Son

Related Poem Content Details

Well, son, I’ll tell you:
Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair.
It’s had tacks in it,
And splinters,
And boards torn up,
And places with no carpet on the floor—
But all the time
I’se been a-climbin’ on,
And reachin’ landin’s,
And turnin’ corners,
And sometimes goin’ in the dark
Where there ain’t been no light.
So boy, don’t you turn back.
Don’t you set down on the steps
’Cause you finds it’s kinder hard.
Don’t you fall now—
For I’se still goin’, honey,
I’se still climbin’,
And life for me ain’t been no crystal stair.

Month 10 Last weeks

I was able to view all the finals and I am happy to say for the most part "Job well done." Most of you met or exceeded the standa...