February 22-26

By February 12, 2021 English 8

Virtual Assignment (2 Days): Students will read the poem “This World” by Mary Oliver independently and annotate for 4 instances of imagery. Then, students are required to answer 2 discussion questions about the poem. This will prepare them to complete Day 2’s assignment, which requires students to write a paragraph response explaining how the use of imagery helps Oliver demonstrate a theme. Students must end the paragraph with a Christian worldview.

 Week 7

  • We will review Monday and Tuesday for test Wednesday on adjective phrases, adjectives clauses, misplaced modifiers, and comparative adjectives. We will use p. 232 and 235, as well as teacher-made review, to help us review.
  • Wednesday, 2/24: Test on adjective phrases, adjectives clauses, misplaced modifiers, and comparative adjectives.
  • Adverb Unit: Starting Wednesday, we will lecture and practice with pp. 236-242. Using these pages, I will use a variety of formative assessment, ranging from class examples, partner work, and finally independent work. All work will be checked in class.
  • Prepare for quiz on adverbs next Wednesday, 3/3.

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