Tuesday--1) Vocabulary sentences due. Remember that these may be the same sentences that you write in your vocab. books. See expectations below and also on the Writing page.
2) Final copy of descriptive paragraph due.
3) Discuss poems and essays on pp. 12-23 in the literature book
Wednesday--Discuss poems and essays on pp. 12-23 in the literature book and review vocab.
Thursday-- Literature comprehension and vocab. test
Friday--StuCo Ice Breaker! Have fun!
Expectations for Vocabulary Sentences
In each sentence . . .
--underline the vocabulary word (correct forms may be used)
--underline the word or phrase which holds the meaning of the word (Do not underline the entire sentence)
--single-space within each sentence / double-space between sentences
--Do not write on the back
Each sentence is worth 6 points
--word + meaning (underlined and accurate)
--elegance of sentence which includes punctuation, subject/verb agreement, pronoun/antecedent agreement, common words spelled correctly
-- minus 1 point for each “very,” “a lot,” “you,” slang words . . .generally any word or sentence beginning from the “Do Not Use” list.
Please write creative and elegant sentences.