December 7, 2017

Homework for December 8

Public Speaking: Day 2 of Great Speeches presentations tomorrow! Thanks to all who presented today.

English II Honors: Read "Tuesday Siesta" in your textbook and be ready to write about it tomorrow.

December 6, 2017

Homework for December 7

Public Speaking: Your Great Speeches presentations begin tomorrow. Make sure you have your 1-page, typed biography and the outline for your presentation ready to go. If you can't make paper copies, share them with me at matthew_smith@dpsnc.net

English II Honors: Thanks for taking the CDA today. If you were absent, please log into http//:my.ncedcloud.org , click on Schoolnet, and take the assessment coded QA7KY5PU. Also, read "A Problem" on page 815 in your literature textbook and be ready for a quiz on it tomorrow.

December 4, 2017

Homework for December 5

Public Speaking: You'll have tomorrow and Wednesday to prepare your Great Speeches presentation, due Thursday.

English II Honors: Study for your test on All Quiet on the Western Front. Be sure to visit the Google Doc you helped create--I've used it to create your test. The supplemental texts you need to be ready to connect to the novel are

November 27, 2017

Homework for November 28

Public Speaking: We'll finish round 2 of debates tomorrow, assign IWTK speeches, and prepare for rounds 3 and 4 of the tournament. Congrats to everyone still in the running for a free lunch.

English II Honors: The rough draft of your definition essay is due Wednesday. Keep working on it. You may continue to edit the All Quiet thematic evidence document at http://bit.ly/AQEvidence

November 16, 2017

Homework for November 7

English II: Article of the week is due tomorrow! Your grammar quiz is tomorrow, too.

Public Speaking: Your value debate tournament starts tomorrow in class. Be sure you're ready to argue for OR against your topic.

English II Honors: Read chapter 10 of All Quiet. If I didn't approve your definition essay thesis today, bring a new one tomorrow. If I did approve it, work on your essential criteria. Tomorrow, you'll outline your argument in class.

November 15, 2017

Homework for November 16

English II: Keep working on your article of the week! It will be due at the end of class Friday.

Public Speaking: Keep working on your arguments for round 1 of the debate tournament. It will begin Friday.

English II: Read chapter 9 of All Quiet on the Western Front and write a thesis for your definition essay. Here is the presentation we've been working with in class. Tomorrow, you need to bring a thesis to get approved. Friday, you'll need to have a full outline ready.

November 13, 2017

Homework for November 14

English II: We'll review grammar and finish journal #25 tomorrow. Journals 21-25 are due tomorrow.

Public Speaking: We'll continue talking about value conflict tomorrow.

English II Honors: Read chapter 7 of All Quiet on the Western Front, using the discussion questions I gave you in class. Keep your poems and annotations from today's class.

November 11, 2017

Homework for November 13

English II: Journals 21-25 will be due this week. Make sure your have yours ready.

Public Speaking: No homework.

English II Honors: Read chapters 5-6 of All Quiet on the Western Front. Use your discussion questions as a guide.

November 8, 2017

Homework for November 9

English II: We'll continue digital annotations and argument analysis tomorrow. Bring nominations for love songs!

Public Speaking: Tomorrow you'll present "I like, I like, I don't like" speeches. Feel free to use Mr. Smith's as a guide.

English II Honors: Read chapter 4 of All Quiet, using the review questions you were given in class to guide your reading. Be ready for a quiz similar to today's.

November 7, 2017

Homework for November 8

English II Thanks to those of you who tried your best on your benchmark today. Back to vocab and our routine tomorrow.

Public Speaking: You'll get to show off your improv skills in class tomorrow.

English II Honors: Read chapter 3 of All Quiet on the Western Front. Use the questions I gave you in class to guide your reading. Be ready for a quiz. Bring your classification writing assignment to class. Thanks for your effort on the benchmark today.