500 Word Research Paper Draft
Directions: For the draft of your research paper, you will first write an interesting introduction
with a clear thesis. Then, using your Research Summary assignment, you will use the assertions
and evidence already
Banned Book Research
As we start our unit on censorship, it is important to do some research on the First Amendment, and why books are often
challenged, censored, and banned.
1. Go to http:/www.usconstitution.net/xconst_Am1.html
A Modest Proposal
This year we will be putting our analytical and literate senses to the test in a year-long extended
research project. Your first assignment is to decide on a topic and draft a proposal for me. Your
proposal should be cl
12th Night Comedy Project
This project will require you to create and publish a script
in the style of a Shakespearean comedy based on
characters and plot from Twelfth Night. Your script must be 23 pages in length (Times New
Roman, 12-point font, double-s
English II Pre-AP 2015
Two On Trial
Perry Mason. Thurgood Marshall. Johnnie Cochran. Phoenix Wright.
At the end of Sophocles tragedy, Antigone, it is unclear as to who is at
fault for what transpires. The two characters receiving most of the blam
When each battalion had been drawn up with its captain,
The Trojans advanced with clamor and clang like the noise
Of birds, the clangor of cranes that rises toward heaven
When they flee the storms of winter and floods of beating
Rain and fly with loud cri
Read your assigned line, look up any words that you dont understand, and then paraphrase the line.
Two households, both alike in dignity,
In fair Verona, where we lay our scene,
From ancient grudge break to new mutiny,
Harlem Renaissance Poetry Presentation
Presentations will take place on: _
As we study the Harlem Renaissance, you will be analyzing poetry and
gathering information about the authors and artists of this vibrant cultural
movement. With a partner you will
Trident Diving Company
Atlas Van Lines
Book: Men are from Mars, Women are from
The Athenian School
The Great Gatsby Book Cover Project
Directions: Working individually, create your own book cover based on a theme or a symbol
from the novel. Visit http:/www.shmoop.com/great-gatsby/themes.html and
limit/«p llhib l.
Take a gander at this!
Prepaganda the use of persuasive techniques to inuence hurnan behavior. These techniques may be used to accomplish
positive social ends, as in campaigns to reduce drunk driving, but they are also used to win elec
Name_ Date _ Period _
1. Setting: What is the setting of the story? What do you learn about the society from the houses many
2. What is the point of view in this story? Why did the au
Directions: Discuss the following questions with a partner and answer the questions in your journal.
1. What are stereotypes and how do they affect people's lives?
2. Can you think of any events in history that were influenced by ster
Things to do to prepare for your English 1 PreAP Final Exam:
Study literary terms using the Quizlet (20 questions are matching literary term to definition or
Do a great job on your Literary Analysis paragraph (20 points of final exam grade).
9th PreAP English
Final Exam Review 2015
Define the following vocabulary words and the literary/essay terms using notes, memory, or
dictionaries. You will not be able to use your books for the final. We will distribute paper copies of
the passages that yo
Rewriting is a valuable exercise. Revision and editing help you see where there is room for improvement,
particularly in sentence structure, spelling, grammar, punctuation, detail, and focus. Look at your
technology essay and rewrite it using the followin
She took my hand, and I felt the power of a whirlwind sweep around me. Her eyes swept the
surrounding hills and through them I saw for the first time the wild beauty of our hills and the
magic of the green river. My nostrils quiv
Multicultural Literature Reading Suggestions
What does it mean to be an American? What does it mean to be a global citizen? Can
people simultaneously belong to more than one cultural or ethnic identity?
We will explore these questions in our final unit of
a. Glue chart template into your journal.
b. Follow the chart instructions by each due date so you are prepared to participate
in a discussion with your l