Much of the course materials we utilize are provided in this section. If you have missed a class, please return to this page to determine if the pertinent information has been uploaded. If the missing information is not on this page, please borrow classmates notes or see Mr. Thompson.

   
INTRODUCTION
SPEAK - Laurie Halse Anderson
- Pre-Reading Questions
- Grammar "Parts of Speech"
- First Marking Period Q & A
- Grammar Definition
- Second Marking Period Q & A
-
- Quote Analysis (reflection)
-SHORT STORY / NARRATIVE WRITING
- Third Marking Period Q & A
 
- Putting it all Together
- Activities
- "The Kayak" Plotline
- Symbols vs. Motifs
- Character Development (Overhead)
-
- "On the Sidewalk Bleeding" Q & A
- Creating an Essay organizer
- Plot Structure (Trigger, conflict etc)
- Essay Rubric
- Short Story Elements (Setting Plot etc.)
-
-
-
- Short Story Elements Worksheet  
- Sample Character Traits List
-
-
- "The Moose & the Sparrow": ppt  
- "The Moose & the Sparrow": Q & A
-
- Peer Editing Opinion Assignment  
- "Gore" by Sarah Ellis  
- Gore: Literary Devices  
- Gore: Comprehension / Style / Analsis Q&A  
- "Gentleman your Verdict": Short Story
- HEADER
- "Gentleman your Verdict": Q & A
-
- More Literary Terms: Find Them!
-
- Literary Terms: Quiz
-
- Just the Facts Ma'am - Newspaper
-
- Narrative Writing
-
-
-
- PSA Poster assignment
-
- Quiz on Narrative timeline and S.Story
-
-
-
-
-
PLAY: Shakespeare Star Wars
-
-
-
HEADER
-
- Shakespeare Language Explained  
- Rhyme Scheme Exercise
-
- Write you own iambic pentameter stanza
-
-
- Call to Adventure fill in sheet
-
-
-
- Theme vs Motif handout
-
-
- Prezi Theme vs Motif Assignment
-
- Multiple Choice comprehension quiz
-