Of Mice and Men
I have posted one final practice EOC test for you to practice before Tuesday. Check the answer key, and whatever you miss use the links here to brush up on those skills. We will have one more class practice before TUESDAY May 9th.
Also, if you have missed any days of our novel reading, be sure that you are listening to it aloud on line (see the link) you must also complete the daily graphic organizers so that you will be well prepared for our final essay of freshman year. Get the notes from a trusted friend.
Please see class downloads and links for your prescriptive EOC
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Of Mice and Men Essay directions
Read this carefully and follow the steps for a successful essay.
Pronoun Antecedent Agreement
Use this powerpoint and pages in your GUM book to practice, practice, practice!
Pronoun Antecedent Agreement
Here is the first homework assignment for those who need additional pronoun/antecedent practice.
Prounoun antecedent agreement
Here is your second "prescription" for practice.
This is your third practice sheet for pronoun/antecedent agreement.
Verbal Situational or Dramatic
Remember the three types of irony and then practice this worksheet as homework to hone your skills.
This is your second practice sheet for parallelism. If you need interactive practice go to Grammarbytes.com and scroll to parallelism.
Here is the power point of all the foreign phrases we must know by EOC time.
Commonly Confused Words
This interactive power point on Commonly Confused words will help you study and practice for the test.
Practice for Poetry
Here are worksheets to practice so that you will be ready for the Unit Test
Literary Elements and terms Study Guide
Use this study guide to prepare nightly for our first big test. You are not required to know the additional listed terms at the end of the study guide...this year.
Use this to reveiw, practice and study our prepositions.
How to find Direct and Indirect Objects
Please study this as a study guide and practice until you have mastered these.
For every paper written in Honors English, the successful student must follow MLA format. The attached file is a sample page to use as a reference.
Elements of a Short Story
Study this Power Point that we used in class to be prepared for our examination of short stories. If you were absent 8/20 this is what we took notes on in class.
Usually and EOC test will give you a reading practice and ask if there is any parallelism in it. This is your first prescription to practice this skill.
Nightly Reading Questions
Some of these questions can be answered from what we covered in class, but some will guide your purpose for reading each night. Do not get behind on these as they will be collected for a test grade at the end of the unit. No late work will be accepted.
Here is a character list for To Kill a Mockingbird
The Complete Novel
Use this PDF file to read your nightly chapters in To Kill a Mockingbird
Point of View Notes
If you were absent any day from 8/20-8/24, be sure that you have used the PPT to complete these Point of view notes. Their will be a quiz on 8/24 regarding Point of View. Be Ready!
Point of View
Everyone is entitled to his or her point of view. In literature we will examine these particular points of view as they apply to the stories we read. Use this power point to fill in your notes and to use as a study guide for our first big test.
There are way better ways to say "said" and "go" use some from this list to correct any places in your paper where you have slipped into dead boring words.
Study GUide for Romeo and Juliet
Here is the study guide that you should print out for our UNIT :)
Still confused about words to use for going from one paragraph to the next? This list should help as you write your personal narrative essay for the first six weeks.
The Three types of Irony
Study this power point and your "notes" from Wednesday and Thursday for the Irony Quiz that you will have Friday.
More Sensory Words
Some of these repeat but there are a few fresh ones to aid in your descriptive writing process.