Short story test – 10/4/18

Review sheet!  –

Short Story Review Sheet 2018

We will have a test over the short stories and terms.

study your terms from this power point-


“Cask of Amontillado” by Poe



“The Scarlet Ibis”

audio is in 3 parts-

part 1:

part 2:

part 3:

“Marigolds” – you will read this when we return from break.- quiz Tuesday (10/2)




Graphic novels

Maus PDF-

Persepolis PDF-

American Born Chinese PDF-

I can’t find a pdf at this time.  If you find one, send me the link.

Questions over each- turn in as you finish each one.

Maus- answer every question

During Reading Questions for MAUS I

Persepolis questions – answer TWO questions for each chapter

Get them from me- sorry

American Born Chinese (ABC)- answer (at most) 4 questions for each chapter



Some videos about Graphic Novels-

Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud-

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3


Narrative Writing Piece-

Type final piece in Google Docs.

Important (you will lose points if you don’t do this)- name your document (period last name, first name)  Ex (7 Watson, Christina).

SHARE it with me at

Due MONDAY 10/15

Final copy should be 300-500 words and in MLA format & you follow the rules of punctuation with your dialogue- see sheet below-

Dialogue Rules

Fairytale endings narrative instructions

Choose from one of the following fairytales- (if there is one you really want to explore that is not on here, see me):

  • Cinderella
  • Little Red Riding Hood
  • Rapunzel
  • Snow White
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Rumple Stiltskin
  • Hansel and Grettle
  • Goldilocks
  • Jack and the Bean Stock
  • The Pied Piper
  • The Emperor’s New Clothes
  • Hans my Hedgehog

Below is a link to all of the stories in their “original” form (in order as seen above)-

fairy tales



Fairytales-new endings.  You will create a new ending to a classic tale.

Begin your ending at the climax.  Your first line will let us know where we are.

There are a few parameters that will be on the rubric:

  1. You must use one of the original versions from my blog or copies (class set- don’t take with you).
  2. You must have dialogue with correct use of quotations marks and punctuation.
  3. It must be in MLA format: 12 font- Times New Roman Double Spaced
  4. 300-500 words (name and title not included)
  5. Begin your narrative with a sentence that allows the reader to know the action you have started from or use an original line from the text.
  6. Keep the story in 3rd person. Keep it in past tense.
  7. Be sure that your details are consistent with plot possibilities and character dialogue is consistent with previous dialogue.
  8. Have fun with this- you will be sharing with your group. The winner of each group goes to the semi-finals!!!  Yes- there is a reward for the winner in each class. (:
  9. You must have a written rough draft that will be written at school and turned in; however, you will be sharing your typed version with me on my gmail-
  10. Due date for rough draft: ________________________
  11. Due date for final typed copied (shared on gmail): ________________________Choose

Due Dates- I will add to this post – & lit. terms quiz – “Cask of Amontillado” due 9/19

HW passes given if you go to pep rally and game (take a selfie at game and send to

Quiz over short story lit. terms Thursday 9/20- see power point on blog short story terms due 9/5

Anthem final test – Thursday, Sept. 6th- I will have a study guide.  Visit Anthem post for copy of book, summary link and audio.

Anthem terms sheet- review this for test on Thursday-

terms to know for Anthem test



Above is a link to Shmoop’s review summary pages.  If you didn’t do well on the quiz, you may want to read the chapter summaries of ch. 1-7.

We will read Anthem in class (perhaps a few chapters outside- see audiobook and pdf below):


Before Monday, do the following-

Finish your Mini Me- template and examples on previous post

IF you didn’t finish and turn in your personality test response sheet, do so.

Join my remind- codes below:

Join my Remind!

On your phone-

text to the # – 81010


1st period – @ghe9d

2nd period- @e7h3cff

3rd period- @9th2

4th period- @9th4th

7th period- @9th7t

 If you have not finished your summer reading book- do so.  You will need to bring your book (digital copies are ok) on the day of the constructive response (possibly Friday).

Be sure you have logged into through the link next to your class period (found on last blog entry).  There is one assignment to be completed by Wednesday.

Next Friday’s spirit day (Aug. 10th) is Space Day!  You can think “astronaut” or “alien”.



Self Discovery- use these links

The RTI link is on your computer screen-

Link to the personality test that gives you info. for you to fill out your sheet is found here:

to sign up for

1st period link-

2nd period link-

3rd period link-

4th period link-

7th period link-



Poetry work- we will do this in class (5/16) unless you need to film tomorrow

If you don’t have a poem picked out, below are some links to some of my favorites:’s-A-Stage

Below is the sheet of notes that must be filled out:

Poetry Terms PPT Notes9th Lit – blank note sheet

Below is the link to the power point needed to fill out above sheet:

Poetry Terms PPT 2015

Below is the assignment

Poetry Assignment