- We’re launching a new experiment! Instead of daily agendas, I am going to give you weekly work assignments. Unless otherwise specified, you can work on them in whatever order you choose. Normally, an assignment will include materials that introduce or explain the topic, skill, creative endeavor, etc. This week’s will be a little funky, since it is just review. Sometimes, assignments will require collaboration, peer-editing, or group work. (Like before, you can call me over for any questions you have during the period. You only need to work at home on assignments not completed in class.)
- Policy regarding seats: If you are not seated and working 2 minutes into the period, you will lose a class point. You may request a seat change (e.g. hallway, library, etc.) only once you have begun working in your usual location. I’ll hear your appeal, but my final decision will be non-negotiable. If you fuss about seats (e.g. make a scene, protest, etc.) at any point, I will immediately send you to ISS for the period.
- Tablets may be plugged in during the last 2 minutes of the period, no sooner.
- Rhetorical Question
- 11–E.2: Use words accurately and precisely
- 10–Q.2: Rewrite the sentence using active voice
- 11–W.8: Remove redundant words or phrases
- 10–S.3: Use the correct pair of correlative conjunctions
- 6–QQ.1: Identify subordinating conjunctions
- 6–PP.2: Use coordinating conjunctions
- 6–PP.1: Identify coordinating conjunctions
- 11–T.5: Identify and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense
- 11–T.1: Form progressive verb tenses
- 11–T.2: Form perfect verb tenses
- 6–CC.3: Choose between past tense and past participle
- 8–DD.1: Irregular past tense: review
- 8–DD.2: Simple past, present, and future tense: review
- 11–T.3: Distinguishing transitive from intransitive verb
- 8–O.1: Distinguishing direct objects from indirect objects
- 11–T.4: Identifying linking verbs, predicate adjectives, and predicate nouns
- 12–I.1: What does the punctuation suggest?
- 12–I.2: Commas with nonrestrictive elements
- 12–P.3: Identify appositives and appositive phrases
- 12–P.1: Is it a phrase or a clause?
- 12–Q.1: Identify participles and what they modify
- 12–Q.3: Identify infinitives and infinitive phrases
- 10–Q.1: Identify active and passive voice
- 12–O.3: Choose punctuation to avoid fragments and run-ons
- 12–J.1: Join sentences with semicolons, colons, and commas
- 12-C.4: Compare passages for tone
- 12-C.1: Identify audience and purpose
- 12-W.1: Transitions with conjunctive adverbs
- 12-B.5: Transition logically between claims, evidence, analysis, and counterclaims
- 12-C.5: Compare passages for subjective and objective tone
- 12-C.6: Which text is most formal?
- 12-A.1: Order topics from broadest to narrowest
- 12-A.2: Identify thesis statement
- 12-A.3: Organize information by main idea
- 12-A.4: Choose the topic sentence that best captures the main idea
Click the links below and then “Launch” to play against the ghosts of your classmates.
- Rhetorical devices
- Punctuation, phrases vs. clauses
- ITS vs. IT’S
- “C” vocab words
- “B” vocab words
- IXL Review: Tone, Audience, Transitions