Pre-AP English 1: TUESDAY – End of Course Benchmark – 5 hour testing
Wednesday: Continue Appositives exercise + Participle Phrases. We will begin our study of informational/procedural texts and comparative nonfiction as well.
Thursday: Meeting with Mrs. Pearce – course selection/scheduling
Friday: Continue study and application of phrasing from infinitives to appositives and participles. We will apply this to sentence combining exercises and continue reading and understanding of terminology with procedural and informational texts. Before leaving, review strategies for writing effective conclusions.
Monday, next week – Outside reading of nonfiction (autobiography or biography) will be assigned.
ENGLISH 1 – TUESDAY – End of Course Benchmark – 5 hour test
WEDNESDAY: Half-Day Classes – Practice Grammar Exercise of sentence=combining and APPOSITIVE phrases as identification for noun. We will also practice writing our own, based on images/pictures and color-coding these.
THURSDAY: Mrs. Pearce comes to speak and discuss course selections.
FRIDAY: Examine EOC results if available by then and your expository essay on “Failure can strengthen people.” We will add to our repertoire using these writing instruction videos: