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NWSA English II

Ms. Strahan's English II Class

Honors English I October 10th, 2017

Read and annotate:

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/160/160-h/160-h.htm

Due 10/12 Read until part 27 (XXVII)

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Work for October 5th and October 6th-All Classes!

Hello all,

Please be on your best behavior while I am out. I expect a wonderful report from the subs. I will miss you guys over the next two days. Shoot me an email at my gmail (strahan.sarah@gmail.com) if you have any questions. Have a great day and enjoy your weekend!

Kind regards,

Ms. Strahan

B-Day:

(No warm-up today-work on your journal entries!)

B1-Take 45 minutes to complete the rest of Section 1 in your PSAT booklet. Please time yourself. Once you are done you need to read both of the short stories on my website and write a compare/contrast essay in MLA format (one page). Part of the assignment is for me not to give you any further instructions than that. (I know it sounds crazy, but it’s an assignment for me. We have assignments too!) Please be sure to look over literary terms for the next class. You will have a quiz. You can find these terms under “EOC terms” on my website.

B3-Take 35 minutes to complete Section 2 in your PSAT booklet. Please time yourself. Once you are done you need to read (and annotate on a separate sheet of paper) both of the short stories on my website and write a compare/contrast essay in MLA format (one page). Part of the assignment is for me not to give you any further instructions than that. (I know it sounds crazy, but it’s an assignment for me. We have assignments too!)

B4- Take 35 minutes to complete Section 2 in your PSAT booklet. Please time yourself. Once you are done you need to read (and annotate on a separate sheet of paper) both of the short stories on my website and write a compare/contrast essay in MLA format (one page). Part of the assignment is for me not to give you any further instructions than that. (I know it sounds crazy, but it’s an assignment for me. We have assignments too!)

A-Day:

(No warm-up today-work on your journal entries!)

A1-Finish reading and annotating “The Yellow Wallpaper.” Once you are done you need to write a compare/contrast essay in MLA format (one page). Part of the assignment is for me not to give you any further instructions than that. (I know it sounds crazy, but it’s an assignment for me. We have assignments too!) Please be sure to look over literary terms for the next class. You will have a quiz. You can find these terms under “EOC terms” on my website.

A2-Take 60 minutes to complete Section 1 in your PSAT booklet. Please time yourself. Once you are done you need to read (and annotate on a separate sheet of paper) both of the short stories on my website. Make sure you do a good job and have a thorough understanding because next class you will write a compare/contrast essay in MLA format (one page). Part of the assignment is for me not to give you any further instructions than that. (I know it sounds crazy, but it’s an assignment for me. We have assignments too!)Please be sure to look over literary terms for the next class. You will have a quiz. You can find these terms under “EOC terms” on my website. You also have the practice quiz so you can look up the correct answers on my website.

A4- Take 30 minutes to complete Section 1 in your PSAT booklet. Please time yourself. Once you are done you need to read both of the short stories on my website and write a compare/contrast essay in MLA format (one page). Part of the assignment is for me not to give you any further instructions than that. (I know it sounds crazy, but it’s an assignment for me. We have assignments too!)

The short stories are attached at the bottom.

A Slander by Chekhov

The Open Window

The Yellow Wallpaper

The-Yellow-Wall-Paper

Pre Assessment English II (for test justifications)

2017 Pre Assessment English II

Write the question and full answer for the questions you got incorrect (this includes the ones you didn’t get to during class). Then you need to write justifications (why the correct answer is the correct answer). Pull text to support your answer. Email me if you have any questions. This will be due the beginning of class.

Kind regards,

Ms. Strahan

Monster Test

Monster Test

http://www.k12insight.com/CMSStudentSurvey/

May 11 Practice Test

If the code isn’t working for you for the May 11 Practice Test, then you can access the test here. You will need to type your answers on a doc and share it with me so I can grade it.

Kind regards,

Ms. Strahan
May 11 Practice Test

Test Codes on School Net

GY8CE2Z for Released Test English II EOC (For Bonus Points)

May 11 Practice Test Code GU9JAHE

May 18/19 code is DA6DY8H

Worksheet 1 Post

Vocabulary in Context Practice
Directions: read each sentence and determine the meaning of the word using cross sentence clues or your prior knowledge. Then, explain what clues in the sentence helped you determine the word meaning.

1. Universal: Jim wanted to ask Janet to the dance, but he felt it a universally acknowledged truth that popular girls like her didn’t go with unpopular guys like him.

Definition: ___________________________________________________________________________

What clues in the sentence lead you to your definition?

2. Extraordinary: Kevin may know how to layup a basketball, but my jump shot is extraordinary.

Definition: ___________________________________________________________________________

What clues in the sentence lead you to your definition?

3. Establish: Even though peace between the two formerly warring nations had been established for years now, the solider still woke cold from dreams of battle.

Definition: ___________________________________________________________________________

What clues in the sentence lead you to your definition?

4. Scrupulous: I wanted to just set the table and be done with it, but my mother scrupulously arranged each napkin, dish, and utensil until they were in perfect alignment.

Definition: ___________________________________________________________________________

What clues in the sentence lead you to your definition?

5. Consent: Jake asked his mother for permission to go to his friend Rodney’s dance party, stating that his grades had improved, and he was quite pleased when she consented.

Definition: ___________________________________________________________________________

What clues in the sentence lead you to your definition?

6. Vexed: When Jose found out that his little brother Emilio carelessly broke Jose’s Xbox disc tray, Jose was vexed and sure let Emilio know it.
Definition: ___________________________________________________________________________

What clues in the sentence lead you to your definition?

7. Tact: Jane could have easily offended Bertha when she informed her that the dress did not fit her well, but Jane used tact and consideration when choosing her words, so Bertha understood without being hurt.

Definition: ___________________________________________________________________________

What clues in the sentence lead you to your definition?

8. Emphatic: Her parents really wanted her to attend the local university, but Shaniqua argued her case so emphatically and with such great passion, that her parents gave Shaniqua their consent

Definition: ___________________________________________________________________________

What clues in the sentence lead you to your definition?

9. Amends: After Brian broke Darcy’s heart this last time, he will have to make some serious amends if he ever wants to win her back.

Definition: ___________________________________________________________________________

What clues in the sentence lead you to your definition?

10. Conjecture: Stanley tried to determine the meaning of the vocabulary word, but there were so few clues in the sentence all he could do was hopelessly conjecture as to what the word might mean.

Definition: ___________________________________________________________________________

What clues in the sentence lead you to your definition?

11. Ascertain: The clues in the sentence were so helpful, Stanley was able to ascertain the meaning of the word beyond a shadow of a doubt.

Definition: ___________________________________________________________________________

What clues in the sentence lead you to your definition?

12. Defer: Kyle really wanted to play basketball, but since it overlapped with the volleyball season (and since Carrie played volleyball), he would just have to defer his hoop-dreams until next year, when his relationship with her would be secure.
Definition: ___________________________________________________________________________
What clues in the sentence lead you to your definition?

Worksheet 2

English II EOC Short Constructed Response Practice with Songs

Prompt: How does the songwriter’s use of literary devices enhance the theme of the song? Cite examples from the text (lyrics) to support your answer.

Literary Devices: simile, metaphor, personification, imagery, alliteration, repetition, rhyme scheme, parallelism, hyperbole, connotations, allusion, anecdote, assonance, flashback, foreshadowing, etc.
Artist:
Song Title:
Textual Evidence of figurative language that impacts the meaning
1.
2.
Written Response-

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Artist:
Song Title:
Textual Evidence of figurative language that impacts the meaning
1.
2.
Written Response-

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Artist:
Song Title:
Textual Evidence of figurative language that impacts the meaning
1.
2.
Written Response-

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English II EOC Short Constructed Response Practice with Songs

Prompt: How does the songwriter’s use of literary devices enhance the theme of the song? Cite examples from the text (lyrics) to support your answer.

Literary Devices: simile, metaphor, personification, imagery, alliteration, repetition, rhyme scheme, parallelism, hyperbole, connotations, allusion, anecdote, assonance, flashback, foreshadowing, etc.
Artist:
Song Title:
Textual Evidence of figurative language that impacts the meaning
1.
2.
Written Response-

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Artist:
Song Title:
Textual Evidence of figurative language that impacts the meaning
1.
2.
Written Response-

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Artist:
Song Title:
Textual Evidence of figurative language that impacts the meaning
1.
2.
Written Response-

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

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