Tell Tale Journal Instructions

The Tell-Tale Journal Write a one-page (double-spaced) account of the ending scene of the story from the perspective of one of the three policemen that encounters the narrator. Describe how the narrator’s actions/behaviors appear to someone outside his internal monologue…

ACT Skills Diagnostic Form

https://docs.google.com/a/cps.edu/forms/d/1bnZj_3QNYskgV71XmvxvqhUOFTdG2T6Q_png5VKL1vA/viewform   Follow the link to access the ACT principles form.  Your answers will be recorded anonymously, so please be honest and detailed when talking about which parts of the ACT process/general grammar you still would like help in, and…

Sonnet: To Science (Link and questions)

http://www.camillasenglishpage.org/wp-content/uploads/literature/poems/Sonnet-to-Science-Edgar-Allen-Poe.pdf   Freshmen…answer questions 1, 2, and 5 (Characteristics of a sonnet, who is this directed towards, and the purpose of rhetorical questions) using the sonnet itself. If you finish with time remaining, read “The Masque of the Red Death”…

DIY Sonnet Instructions

Pick a pop song (recognizable!) Want people to guess, don’t give it away! Meter of 10 (stressed/unstressed not necessary) English or Italian rhyme scheme (but yes, needs to rhyme) Couplet reflecting chorus is a good idea You will read it…

Sample ACT English section

http://www.onlinetestprep.com/engine/actstr1.asp (General Tips for English section) http://www.actstudent.org/sampletest/english/eng_01.html (Practice English passages)   You will have class today (Monday, 12/8) to work through Passages 1, 2, and 3: *Write down your original answers on a separate sheet of paper, and turn this in at…

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http://schools.nyc.gov/NR/rdonlyres/35C1809B-B30D-450E-AE7C-1F399C7CA5AF/155278/TheGivingTreePoem.pdf (The Giving Tree)   http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/shel_silverstein/poems/14836 (Where the Sidewalk Ends)

Grammar Links (Survey)

http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/adding-meaning-with-strong-verbs.html (Strong Verb) http://www.ems.psu.edu/~schall/Verbs.html (Active Verbs)