Extra Credit

Here is the attachment with the instructions for each extra credit option.  Remember, you can only get credit for completing one of these options. Responses are due January 3rd at the latest but can be submitted at any point to the Absent / Late bin.

1st Semester Extra Credit 2017-18

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December 8

DUE: Election Response (with notes attached)


ACTIVITIES:

  1. Discuss Island Election
  2. Ch. 8 Quiz
  3. Group discussion
  4. Analyze the sow scene
  5. Work on Simon and the Lord of the Flies Annotation
  6. Listen to “Sympathy For The Devil” by the Rolling Stones

HW:

  1. Read Ch. 9 & 10
  2. Complete the Simon and the Lord of the Flies annotation (if necessary)
  3.  Sympathy For The Devil — assignment, lyrics, and citation

NOTE: Our Vocab / Grammar Test has been pushed back to December 18.

December 4th

DUE: Ch. 6 Quote Analysis WS


ACTIVITIES:

  1. Blame game results
    1. Arguing with sound reasoning
    2. Discuss questions raised by the blame game
  2. Ch. 6 Quiz
  3. Discuss and collect worksheet
  4. Discuss irony and the parachute man (PM on your unit guide)
  5. Assign roles for upcoming debates


HW:

  1. Read Ch. 7
  2. Election Response
    1. If you are a debater or campaign manager, your election response is due Wednesday.
    2. If you are note a debater or campaign manager, your response is due Friday.

November 28

DUE:


ACTIVITIES:

  1. Review answers to comma practice paragraph (Comma Practice Paragraph — Declotter Answer Key)
  2. Ch. 4 Quiz
  3. Discuss chapters in groups and as a class
    1. Littluns as a symbol
  4. Class: reread Jack’s kill
    1. compare with Ch. 1
    2. identify theme through the passage
  5. Annotate one of three passages.  If you missed today, come and get one from me.  These were collected in class.

HW:

  1. Read Ch. 5
  2. Label the commas on your comma practice worksheet (you need to read comma rules 6-10 to do this).

November 22

DUE:

  1. Final Draft (Turnitin and hard copy)
  2. F451 books

ACTIVITIES:

  1. Collect papers and books
  2. Introduce Vocab List 3
    1. Grammar Unit 3 handout
  3. Ch. 2 & 3 Quiz
  4. Evaluate effectiveness of evidence for a sample claim
  5. Blame Game — Groups are scored out of 10 for this activity based on the strength of their claim, evidence, and reasoning.
    1. If you missed class… you need to do the Blame Game Make-up Assignment on your own.

HW:

  1. Read Ch. 4; complete boxes
  2. Fill in the missing commas on the Comma Practice Paragraph.  Ignore steps 2 and 3 on the worksheet until I provide the answers next class.