Mrs. Byrd's English II
"Be so good they can't ignore you." -Steve Martin
Monday, September 21
Sub - Byrd out sick
How do I prove the theme or central idea with textual evidence?
Start reading and marking articles for Writing Workshop
Tuesday, September 22
Period 1 - Unit 1 retake (If you did not score an acceptable score on the test last Friday)
Period 2 - Unit 1 retake (If you did not score an acceptable score on the test last Friday)
We need to get completely caught up today - including me!
- "Where I am From"
- The Portrait Poem
- Intro To Poetry Notes
- Unit 1 Vocabulary Quiz and Retake if necessary
- "Firework" analysis
- All "Do Nows"
The prompt: Write an argument justifying your position for or against cloning. Include evidence from multiple sources to support your claim, remembering to address your audience’s concern(s).
Preparation for writing workshop:
- Read the following articles. Highlight pro's and con's with different colors.
- Period 1 - Writing Workshop Article
- Period 2-3 - Writing Workshop Article
Choose a side that you feel the most comfortable working with in the writing workshop.
Wednesday and Thursday, September 23 - 24
Using your Writing Workshop as a resource - write your essay.
Friday, September 25
Unit 2 Vocabulary Review
After completing the multiple choice practice test - locate your vocabulary terms in a sentence and copy and paste it into the assignment. The sentence must contain context clues.