As we embark on our journey into the reading of the play “Much Ado About Nothing” by William Shakespeare you may encounter the fact that Shakespeare has invented more than 1,500 words. Some of those words are still being used today. On this post there is a link to an article that details 20 words that Shakespeare invented that we still use on a daily basis. The second link is a short guide to the Shakespearean language that you are going to find in the play.
20 Words We Owe Shakespeare
How to Better Understand Shakespeare’s Words
One of the tools that we have been using this year is Google Classroom. Google classroom permits to have an online addition to our class. On this new tool you can access material and it facilitates the hand in of project using the Google Suite apps like Docs and Slides.
In this post I am including a link to Google Classroom so it can be accessed from the blog, not just the app. This link can be opened on a computer with your school credentials. Google Classroom can be opened on any computer and you will not loose any of the work done and you can continue the work you may have begun in the mobile app. Let’s continue being innovative and learning through new strategies and resources!
Google Classroom link:
We are drawing into the last days of the semester. In order to get a head start on reviewing for the final exam ahead, in this post are the links to the outline of topics for the final exam. Remember that the final exams cover topics from the second semester.
Good Afternoon everyone. Final exams are fast approaching, in this post, you will find the outlines for the material that is going to be included in the final exams.
A quick reminder of your exam next class, November 29. The exam is on the elements of a short story. For the exam, you will need to read the story A Monkey’s Paw (click here for the story).
You can review the elements of a short story by looking at the presentation linked here.
Watch this video for class on November 8. We will be discussing the elements of a short story described in the video below.
Also read the power point presentation on elements of a short story on the class platform. Follow the link below to the platform.
When you have watched and read the elements of a story complete the worksheet given to you in class on November 6th.
This is reminder that your essayd are due this week. Below are the instructions and rubric for the assignment. Remember that you can hand in the essay via e-mail.
August 30th: 10-Yol, Jen; 11-Mar
August 31st: 9-Gra; 10-Pab; 11-Ene
9th grade essay instructions
10th & 11th grade essay instructions