Assignment: Conversation between Texts/Background Knowledge (with all those poems!)

1. Read this poem "The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner" a) What do you think this poem is about? What in the poem makes you think that? (words, lines, title, etc.) b) Read this background knowledge on the poem c) Reflection Question #1: Why did you not understand this poem very well? 2. Read … Continue reading Assignment: Conversation between Texts/Background Knowledge (with all those poems!)

CANVAS

You can access Canvas, the platform that we use for some classwork, writing, discussions and other content, at: slcschools.instructure.com Login with your school/district email: first name (dot) last initial last 3 numbers in school ID @slcstudents.org -- For example, if your name was Alice Walker: alice.w123@slcstudents.org Password is your usual password (the one you use … Continue reading CANVAS

Selection from Hamlet’s 7th Soliloquy by William Shakespeare

How all occasions do inform against me And spur my dull revenge! What is a man If his chief good and market of his time Be but to sleep and feed? a beast, no more. Sure he that made us with such large discourse, Looking before and after, gave us not That capability and godlike … Continue reading Selection from Hamlet’s 7th Soliloquy by William Shakespeare

A 7/8 Book Commentary Discussion Term 1

Hey everyone! Small change: we have moved this discussion over to Canvas! See below for instructions. You will be writing a commentary on the book you will have finished for the Independent Reading Requirement this term. Post the commentary and your reply to someone else's commentary on CANVAS! (slcschools.instructure.com --login: first name . last initial … Continue reading A 7/8 Book Commentary Discussion Term 1

B 3/4 Book Commentary Discussion Term 1

Hey everyone! Small change: we have moved this discussion over to Canvas! See below for instructions. You will be writing a commentary on the book you will have finished for the Independent Reading Requirement this term. Post the commentary and your reply to someone else's commentary on CANVAS! (slcschools.instructure.com --login: first name . last initial … Continue reading B 3/4 Book Commentary Discussion Term 1

B 1/2 Book Commentary Discussion Term 1

Hey everyone! Small change: we have moved this discussion over to Canvas! See below for instructions. You will be writing a commentary on the book you will have finished for the Independent Reading Requirement this term. Post the commentary and your reply to someone else's commentary on CANVAS! (slcschools.instructure.com --login: first name . last initial … Continue reading B 1/2 Book Commentary Discussion Term 1