"My task is to make you hear, to make you feel, and, above all, to make you see. That is all, and it is everything." Joseph Conrad
Assigned Homework and Projects
Writing Process: Opinion Essay Revision due January 10th
Print out the Revision Checklist. Follow the instructions as you go through the checklist to identify the elements of your essay. Then revise your first draft, using what you learned from the checklist.
If you did not complete your first draft, you must have it the first class in January. Then use the Revision Checklist to guide your revision. You can do that before we return.
Outside Novel Reading Project: Book to be read, project completed, and oral presentation prepared for 10/24. Please find the project handout as an attachment.
Parents: Research shows that students who read for pleasure have a larger vocabulary and stronger reading comprehension skills. Your student has chosen a book that appeared to be interesting for him or her. Please support your student to find reading time in a place that is free of disruptions. Thank you!