The Value of Education

"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be." -- Thomas Jefferson

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Syllabus, Week Five

"The human mind is like umbrella. It functions best when open. "
Max Gropius

Sept. 6-10

TUESDAY - Open House, 1-7:00 p.m. (Teachers break 4-4:30 p.m.)

WEDNESDAY - In class - Students will write a thesis and an outline based upon their annotated notes from THE WAY TO RAINY MOUNTAIN. Note: Due Friday -- Students should write a narrative or expository essay using all vocabulary words and five sentence patterns (participial phrase, absolute phrase, appositive, adjectives shifted out of order, and prepositional phrase).
NOTE: This essay replaces the vocabulary test this week. NO LATE WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED.

NOTE: Essay using vocabulary words is due tomorrow. No late work will be accepted. Zeroes can not be made up in Honors English (Pre AP) 10 without excused absence.

FRIDAY - TURN IN VOCABULARY ESSAY at the beginning of class.
IN CLASS: Complete rough draft of literary analysis.

Parents: Please note our policies have changed for PRE AP Honors 10 English. Students will not be allowed to re-take tests or make up zeroes without excused absence. No late work will be accepted.

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