• Tues. Jan. 8

    Warm-up: Welcome Back

    Activities:

    • New Semester
    • Policies and Procedures Revisit
    • Grammar
      • Muck up or make the following sentence wordy
      • Make the following sentence less wordy and/or concise
    • Writing Activity

    HW: None

    Wed. Jan. 9th

    Warm-up: Grammar: The Elements of Style (Elementary Rules of Usage)

    Activities:

    • Discussed The Elements of Style by William Strunk
    • Review Brainstorming Lists from the previous class
    • Discuss Writing Prompt
    • Created another brainstorming list
    • Continued the writing process

    HW: None

    Thurs. Jan. 10th

    Warm-up: Grammar (correct the two sentences)

    Activities:

    • Notes on The Elements of Style
    • Continuing writing
    • Before rewrite, you must reread and reflect.
    • Teacher proofread product
    • Rewrite

    HW: Finish 1st Draft

    Fri. Jan. 11th

    Warm-up: Grammar

    Activities:

    • Notes on The Elements of Style
    • Grade 10 Mid-Year Exam (Pre-test)
      • Extra Credit opportunities
    • 1st Draft Finished
      • Reviewed by Mr. Burns

    HW: None

    Mon. Jan. 14th

    Warm-up: Grammar

    Activities:

    • Notes on The Elements of Style
    • Final Grade for Grade 10 Mid-Year Exam (Pre-test)
    • Review comments made by Mr. Burns
    • Re-write
    • Intro to Gothic Literature 
      • Must take Cornell notes and hand-in

    HW: None 

    Tue. Jan. 15th

    Warm-up: Grammar

    Activities:

    • Notes on The Elements of Style
    • Introduction to Gothic Literature
    • The Fall of the House of Usher

    Wed. Jan. 16th

    Warm-up: Grammar

    Activities:

    • Notes on The Elements of Style
    • The Fall of the House of Usher