3.5 | English 10

Today, students read independently. Absent students should read independently for 20 minutes and submit a half-page summary of their reading with an absent form attached for credit.

Then, we reviewed the practice AIR test together. We discussed the essay question from the practice test, ways to organize it, and how to improve our own.  Students were to start working on improving their own essays and will finish tomorrow.

3.4 | English 10

Today, students finished their practice AIR test that they started yesterday.

Then, students could work on this week’s NoRedInk.com assignment or read independently.

3.3 | English 10

Today, students read independently. Absent students should read independently for 20 minutes and submit a half-page summary of their reading with an absent form attached for credit.

Then, students took the practice AIR test found on edcite.com.  If students don’t have an account, they should see Mrs. Evans for a Brave pass/help getting signed up.

(If students want to try to get in on their own, they should be able to just sign in with the school Google account and find the assignment in their class.)

3.2 | English 10

Today, students responded to the journal prompt below. Students with an excused absence should write a half-page response to the journal and submit to Mrs. Evans with a completed absent work form.

3.2 | Journal #30

The late writer Maya Angelou once said, “Seek patience and passion in equal amounts. Patience alone will not build the temple. Passion alone will destroy its walls.” The temple in this quote represents your goals in life. React to this quote. How does patience play a role in achieving goals? How does passion? Why are they both necessary and how can not having enough of each ruin the chances of achievement? Provide an example and explain your response.

Then, students read independently. Absent students should read independently for 20 minutes and submit a half-page summary of their reading with an absent form attached for credit.

Then, we reviewed the basic setup of the Ohio AIR test as we kick off our test prep leading up to the AIR test.  Here are some things we reviewed:

2.27 | English 10

Today, students continued working on their Independent Reading projects.  The theme assignment was checkpointed.  See yesterday’s post and the rubric for details about this assignment.

The Independent Reading project is due tomorrow.