9th Lit Assignment/Work over the break

9th Lit: Your sole required assignment over the break is to come up with your claim for your argumentative essay and brainstorm 3 pieces of evidence to support your claim.

Your essay prompt is to argue which path is the best to take after high school: 4-year college, 2-year college, trade/tech school, entrepreneurship, or military.

Your claim and evidence need to be written down on the graphic organizer I passed out in class today. I’m attaching a copy here for those students who were absent.

Argument graphic organizer (1) (1)

 

If you would like, you have the opportunity to revise your short stories for a better grade. You must follow these steps:

  1. Email me or Ms. Mapp (if you are in 2nd block), and let one of us know that you would like us to edit your story again.
  2. Copy and paste your story from Google Docs into a Microsoft Word document. (This will assist with grammar, punctuation, and spelling mistakes not caught by Google Docs)
  3. Print your final draft to bring in on Monday when we get back, or save to a flash drive or your email so we can print at school.

 

Please, if you have any questions at all, email me! I can’t help if I don’t know there is a problem. Have a great break!!!

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Schedule 9/18-9/22

Monday:

1st Block- Unpack Argumentative Writing prompt and rubric. Review Ethos, Pathos, and Logos.

2nd Block- Computer Lab to work on Shark Tank Presentations; begin working on logo using logomakr.com

 

Tuesday:  Unit 1 Test

 

Wednesday:

1st Block- Computer Lab to work on Shark Tank Powerpoint

2nd Block- Shark Tank Presentations for Genius Hour project.

Thursday: Computer Lab- Written Response

Friday:

1st Block- Shark Tank Presentations

2nd Block- Media Center Orientation

 

 

 

Schedule for 9/11-9/15

Monday 9/11: Read actual ending of “Most Dangerous Game”. Complete Mission Statements and begin brainstorming logo.

Tuesday 9/12: Final edit of short story/ Post Mission Statement and Logo to blogs

Wednesday 9/13: Watch “Most Dangerous Game”. Complete Compare/Contrast Notes.

Thursday 9/14: Written response to “Most Dangerous Game” and individual grade conferences.

Friday 9/15: “Shark Tank” style presentation of Genius Hour Project.

Welcome!

Welcome to the blog for Mrs. Humble’s classes. You will find links to 9th Lit and Multicultural Literature. I will post PowerPoint presentations, worksheets, and assignments on the website. You can contact me through the blog, or send me a direct email at katherine.humble@cobbk12.org

I’m looking forward to a great semester!

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