Monday, January 4, 2010

Last Blog Post!

Pioneers Writer has moved to English 11 Cafe.

Please join us there!

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Semester Test Review

Here it is....Semester 1 Review.

The one posted previously linked to Pre-AP English 10...sorry!

This one should be similar to the hard copy you had. I had to recreate as the one you have is saved on the computer at school.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Monday, Dec. 14

Our last week!

Today's Menu:
  1. The daily announcements.
  2. Writer's Notebook: Does The Crucible fulfil its title? Reflect, respond...then turn in your Writer's Notebook. (topic list here)
  3. The Crucible = a Test...literally!
  4. Work on project.
  5. Review for semester test. Ooooppss...posted wrong link! Will correct shortly! Thanks, Madeline!


  • Semester test: Wednesday, 1A.
  • Project due: Thursday, 8:00 AM
  • Blogs due Friday, 8:00 AM

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Thurs/Fri: Dec. 10-11

Yes, it's cold outside!

Today's Menu:
  • Announcements
  • Quiz over Act 3
  • Read Act 4.
  • Test on The Crucible and vocab on Monday!
  • Semester Test Review...I'm working on that. Will post it very soon!

DUE next week:

  1. Blog posts
  2. Writer's Notebook
  3. Song list with rationale and cd cover for The Crucible
  4. Semester Test = 20% of your entire grade for this semester!

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Tues/Wed: Dec. 8-9

Please click here for today's announcements.

Writer's Notebook:
  • 1A: Please see previous post for topic.

The Crucible:

  1. Quiz over Act 2 and vocab.
  2. Read Act 3.
  3. Work on project and character wheel.

Monday, December 7, 2009

Fri/Mon: Dec. 4 & 7

Good morning!

Here are today's announcements.

Writer's Notebook: Review the first page of this handout and this article about our Navy Seals and reflect on this question in your writer's notebook: When is torture a "good thing"? (Grammar question: why is the question mark outside the quotation mark?)

The Crucible

  1. Vocab quiz.
  2. Read Act 2...complete for next time.
  3. Assign Vocab list 2...quiz next time!
  4. Reminder: be working on your character wheel and your song list.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Wed/Thurs, Dec. 2-3

Today's Announcements.

Today's Other Read...reader's theater. Check out who is bullying whom!

The Crucible = a great test

  1. Quiz over intro-pages 24!
  2. lists 1 and 2. Quiz next time!
  3. Assign parts and read.

Grammar Time!

  • Review appositives. Write a sentence containing an appositive on your assigned character on this Etherpad.
  • Today we shall discuss participials.