This week 11th grade will finish up with Of Mice and Men 9th grade will write a paper for The Outsiders, and 7th grade will finish our paper on space travel to Mars. This week will be writing intensive for all classes so please come to class prepared to think critically and analytically.
Monday we will finish watching the film The Outsiders. Following the conclusion of the film, we will begin brainstorming for an essay that compares and contrasts the film with the novel. We will spend Tuesday and Wednesday in class writing this paper and the final draft will be due to me on Thursday. The final draft must be typed. If you feel that you will have difficulty typing the essay, or printing it out, please see me. We will make alternate arrangements.
Monday- Finish outline for Outsiders essay
Tuesday- Finish Outsiders essay. Print.
On Monday we will finish our TDA practice from Friday. If you have already completed this worksheet, you will begin drafting your essay. Your essay will be 5 paragraphs long and you will have Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in class to write it. Your essay may be typed and e-mailed to me by Thursday. You should submit the rubric with your essay.
Monday- Finish outline
Tuesday- Revise essay
Wednesday- Email essay to Ms. Zangari, if you did not do so in class.
On Monday you will have time to complete a study guide for the final test on Of Mice and Men. Tuesday we will go over the study guide and I will give you important information about the test. On Wednesday you will take your final test on Of Mice and Men. This test will cover material from the entire novella so please use your introductory notes, your chapter reading guides and your final study guide to help you prepare.
Monday- Finish test study guide
Tuesday- Study for test