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Mrs. Thomas

Email: 
scthomas@amherst.k12.va.us
Classes Taught: 
English 11

Friday, September 23rd

 


 

1.  RAINBOW EDIT YOUR PAPER. Revise and edit your papers, then make corrections on Google Docs.  You do not need to re-send the link if you sent it before.

 

A Slideshow on How To Start Counterclaim Sentences:  

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&cad=rja&...

 




2.  Review Week #5 Vocabulary on Study Stack (see link below)

 

 

 

3.  Complete the vocabulary activity below and hand it in for a grade.  You only need to write down the letter of your answer. 

 

 

https://docs.google.com/a/acpsstudents.us/document/d/1RMOvJ2qJVThuwnjhEE...

 

 




4.  Read the biography of Jonathan Edwards at this link:  

 

 

http://edwards.yale.edu/research/about-edwards/biography

 

 

 

Summarize each section in two or more sentences: 

 

 

I.  Undergraduate Years

 

II.  Becoming a Pastor

 

III.  First Great Awakening

 

IV.  "The first and greatest homegrown American philosopher"

 

V.  A Mission Post

 



 

 

LINK TO WEEK FIVE VOCABULARY ON STUDY STACK

 

Go to the following link to study your Week #5 Vocabulary
 

http://www.studystack.com/flashcard-2292340

 

 

 

Tuesday, September 20th

 

1.  Complete your Rough Draft and send the link to scthomas@amherst.k12.va.us

 

 

2.  Print and complete the Persuasive Writing Rubric to evaluate your paper.  The link is at the bottom of the page.  When you are finished, print out a copy of your paper and attach this checklist to it.  Hand it in.

 

 

3.  Complete your Journal Entry about your plans after high school.

 

 

4.  Print it and hand it in. 

 

5.  Read "A Narrative of Captivity" on Page 36 in Literature Textbook.  Complete questions 1-6 on Page 43 at the end of the passage. Then complete Vocabulary Development: Synonyms on Page 43




 

 




 

 

Journal Entry: Plans After High School

 

 

Read the assignment at the following link and write your response (approximately one page).  You may type your response.  

 

 

https://docs.google.com/a/acpsstudents.us/presentation/d/1oY8QTrDM5Hn4FquPydyXltGLtf__v2NoiLQYUn9uXxE/edit?usp=sharing

 

 

Friday, September 16th, 2016

 

Go to the following link and review this week's vocabulary words: 

 

 

http://www.studystack.com/flashcard-2285718

 

 




Monday, September 12th

After you have sent the link for your paper, read the following passages and answer the questions that go with them.  

 

 

Thursday, September 1st

 

 

Choose any prompt you find the most interesting. Write it on your paper, then begin drafting. 

 

 

1.  Choose a prompt at the link below and write it down.

 

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/testing/sol/standards_docs/english/2010/online_writing/writing_prompts/eoc_writing_prompts.pdf

 

 

2.  Take a position on this topic and brainstorm as much as you can.  Come up with at least one COUNTERCLAIM someone may make about this topic.

 

 

 

3.  This will be handed in for a HW Grade on Friday.

Choose your writing prompt at this link: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





Friday, August 26th

 

 

Visit the following links and answer the questions that follow.

 

 

 

1.  Three American Indian Creation Myths (6: 27)

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3XoYZgvEH8

 

Your Task: Describe the three myths discussed in this video.

 

 

 

2.  Plymouth Colony and the Pilgrims

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxJFCGGWioo

 

List several important facts about the Plymouth Colony and the Pilgrims. Who were the first people to arrive at Plymouth Colony?  What happened to them?

 

 





Friday, August 19th

 

Label your paper: 

 

Literary Terms Review

 

Activities I completed:  (at least 3)

 

Quiz or Test:  Score 1

 

Quiz or Test:  Score 2

 

Quiz or Test:  Score 3

 

List of 10 Terms I Need To Review: 

 

(these terms are the ones that you know you will spend the most time studying)

 





 

 

Using the following link to Study Stack, review these literary terms and then test yourself.  

 

 

http://www.studystack.com/users/scthomas2

 

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You will find a list of all Review Terms at this link: 

 

http://www.studystack.com/PrintTable.jsp?studyStackId=2259632

 

 

 





Please view this syllabus at the link below and email Mrs. Thomas when you have reviewed the following presentation:

 

 

ENGLISH 11 COURSE SYLLABUS

 

Document: 

https://docs.google.com/a/acpsstudents.us/document/d/1OadDJEn-0gMNZHjZD2bI8t5RzLcwL3BDLhdU6KQYuZk/edit?usp=sharing

OR

 

Slide Show: 

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1uOlUYTEjYHWguwo12SyF1d8Za1G6s8IUXPrjiLpXwxM/edit#slide=id.p

 

 

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