VALUABLE RESOURCES FOR THE ENTIRE FIRST SEMESTER:
INTERACTIVE GRAMMAR PRACTICE (FYI: Most of my quizzes will be copied from this site!!!!!!!!!
Why reinvent the wheel? Good tests are right here, so I'm begging you to "cheat.")
SAT Question of the Day (Register to have it emailed to you.
Now is the time to start practicing for the College Boards!!)
Examples of Business Letter Format:
Unit 2 - Dreams Deferred (Monster)
Because of Hurricane Sandy, dates will change for
the project and tests. The first day we return to school, we will play a Jeopardy review game on Monster.
The Reading Guide will be due the NEXT day when we have the Unit 2 Tests (Monster and Word Wall).
BELOW IS A REMINDER OF WHAT
NEEDS TO BE DONE ON OCTOBER 10 AND 11:
Complete research handout. Due today. [Copy
of handout with hyperlinks at http://mrsdsmith.tripod.com. Go
to Bridge to Lit. Go to Unit 2. Click Library Research.] Turn in when done. Do not let others copy!
2. Respond to Blog #4 at http://maddogsmith.blogspot.com/. Due
by midnight tonight.
3. Check out a copy of Monster to use at home with your reading
guide. (This is a project grade!)
4. Review for next grammar quiz.
Go to Unit 2 again. Click Interactive Grammar Practice. Take some online quizzes on Fragments and on Comma Splices & Fused Sentences.
5. Tomorrow is the last day I will accept “Bullying” paragraphs
for half credit.
Interactive Grammar Practice - FYI: My tests may come from this site, so practice the sections on "Comma Splices
and Fused Sentences (run-ons)" and "Parallel Structure." We are covering both of these in this unit's Do Now's.
Unit 3: Influences (The Outsiders)
Study Guides and Quiz for The Outsiders:
Unit 4 - Influential People (Tuesdays with Morrie)
WE'RE DOING THIS UNIT LAST!!!!!
Vocabulary Website [Take quizzes on context clues. Submit to get immediate feedback! Click "Home"
to find additional quizzes on word parts (affixes and roots), synonyms, antonyms, confusing words, dictionary use, etc.]
This site will help you much more than Facebook!!! Word.
Unit 5 - Masks (You Don't Know Me)
Extra Credit Opportunity for Unit 5 - Blog topics will be available for this unit. Some will be for extra credit,
but some will be required. Pay attention. They will always be listed on the assignment board in class.