A companion piece to the “Edsel Ford- Unique but United” Word Wall is a student essay. The ELA and ELL departments will spearhead the writing contest.
Writing Prompt: Students share their understanding of Unique but United and what it means at Edsel Ford High in relation to the rest of the world.
- Print NEATLY in ink or TYPE
- Add a heading with your name and hour
- Due date: Friday, March 3rd
- up to 10 extra credit points 🙂
A committe will select five to ten essays and have the Detroit News or Free Press pick one and publish it in the paper as a human interest story.
Martian Chronicles Quiz on Thursday. Study vocabulary and review stories/notes.
Part 3 due Friday! Choose 3 of your favorite stories to analyze. Follow the guidelines on the assignment sheet carefully!
AOW #2 due by Friday
If you were absent on Monday, the vocabulary is below:
AOW #1 due Friday!
Lit Quiz #1–“Leiningen vs. the Ants” plus Vocabulary 1 on Monday!
Study your vocabulary. If you lost it, go back to Monday’s post and review the words from the attached document. Review plot/character/suspense building techniques from the story.
Finish reading “Leiningen vs. the Ants” (chunk3-pgs.562-end) and complete both sides of the two-column notes. It will be collected on Thursday! If you were absent, print a new copy: Leiningen Vs. the Ants 2 column; Leiningen Vs. the Ants 2 column side 2
Remember to do your AOW #1 for Friday! (bonus pt if you turn it in COMPLETED Thursday)
Quiz #1 on the vocabulary and story will be Monday.
” Leiningen vs. the Ants” Do CHUNK 1 & 2 for Thursday! (ink)
–Make sure you are looking for BOTH direct and indirect methods of characterization.
–Copy quotes exactly as they appear and use MLA (Stephenson 550)
–PERSONIFICATION is used heavily by the author to characterize the ANTS as worthy opponents.
Make sure you read Chunk 2(p. 556-61) of “Leiningen vs. the Ants” and fill in the appropriate parts on side 1 and 2 of Two column notes for Wed.
Voc. 1 is due as well.