September 2009

Homework: complete questions for chapters 8 – 11.  We will mark them in class tomorrow.

If you were away today, you missed an in-class timed write.  Please see me A.S.A.P. to make this up during a lunch break or a spare block. 


Congratulations to Team Minerva in block 2 for winning 10 points in our English terms trivia competition.  It was a tight race, but in the end Minerva ended up with the most correct answers!

Homework: block 3 only: Read “The Veldt”

Congratulations to Stephanie, Taylor, Emily, Patrick, Chris, and Caitlyn for winning points for their teams during our informal debate yesterday.  Well done!

Homework: Complete your chart for “Flowers for Algernon” (Observations/Significance or Inference)

Assignment: Synthesis Essay Assigned – due date to be announced.

Assigned Readings: please read up to page 99 of The Catcher in the Rye

Reminder: If you are away for the next three days on the school trip, please make sure that you complete all missing assignments.  For those of you who gave me your e-mail addresses , I will be e-mailing you today.  Have a great trip!


  • Finish web for personality traits in “The Father”  Find examples or quotes to support three personality traits.  Don’t forget add the page number.
  • If you did not complete your tableo of contents in class, please finish that tonight.

Homework: Finish reading “Flowers for Algernon”

Congratulations to team Sun Wu Kong – this month’s winner of the team challenge.


  • Read to page 80 in The Catcher in the Rye

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