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Bell Ringer 14 September 2010. Take out all your class materials and place them on your desk (3-ring binder, 5 dividers, college ruled paper, pen & pencil, summer novel) 15 pts each Binder dividers should already be labeled Hang on to your summer reading for now.

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Bell ringer 14 september 2010

Bell Ringer 14 September 2010

  • Take out all your class materials and place them on your desk (3-ring binder, 5 dividers, college ruled paper, pen & pencil, summer novel) 15 pts each

  • Binder dividers should already be labeled

  • Hang on to your summer reading for now

SILENT when the tardy bell rings

Turn in your PSAT money at the beginning of class


In the practice section of your binder

In the “Practice” section of your binder

Identify the part of speech of the word in bold in each sentence.

1. ___________ A speedometer is a necessary instrument in an automobile.

2. ___________Helene gave a reasonable excuse for her tardiness.

3. ___________The tired dog walked very slowly around the house.

4. ___________ Dennis is the tallest and strongest man on our crew.

5. ___________ We admired the attractive display in the florist’s window.

6. ___________ The Pentagon is the largest office building in the world.

7. ___________ Oh no, I forgot my homework.

8. ___________ Fred showed me his collection of crystals, and I dropped it.


Summer reading assignment

Summer Reading Assignment

  • Look at your essay portion: Is it in MLA format?

  • Look at your note cards.

    a. check for correct formatting

    b. put MLA heading on top card and bind cards together

  • Turn in the summering reading assignment (2 quiz grades)


Hyperbole or metaphor

Hyperbole or Metaphor?

  • The scarlet letter is a raging fire that burns through her soul.

  • Hester threw her scarlet letter so that it flew for five miles before landing in the brook.

  • Her sin and embarrassment melted her heart.

  • The letter “A” started to weigh 100 pounds on her chest.


Literary terms notes 1 put the definition in your own words show me 2 write an example show me

Literary Terms (Notes)1. Put the definition in your own words – show me2. Write an example – show me

  • Theme

  • Symbol

  • In medias res

  • Types of conflict

  • Point of View

  • Onomatopoeia

  • Alliteration

  • Personification

9. Hyperbole

10. Simile

11. Static character

12. Dynamic character

13. Flat vs. round characters

14. Setting

15. Metaphor

Honors English 11 PSAT Money???


Bell ringer 16 september 2010

Bell Ringer 16 September 2010

  • Take out a sheet of lined paper and label it with your MLA heading.

  • Title the front “Parts of Speech Quiz” and number it 1-25

  • Title the back “Scarlet Letter Quiz” and number it 1-30

SILENT when the tardy bell rings

Turn in your PSAT money at the beginning of class


Open to your vocabulary section

Open to your Vocabulary Section

  • Write down this word and all information following the word

  • Trenchant – cutting, incisive, have a sharp point

    adjective – usually describes someone’s words

    Link: trench ant


Homework native american literature

Homework: Native American Literature

  • Read your assigned section and take notes for a presentation

    • Forming new relationships (6-7)

    • Battling New Diseases (8)

    • Explorer’s Writings (9-10)

    • Sun Still Rises (23)

    • The Sky Tree (24)

    • Coyote Finishes his work (25)

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The scarlet letter

The Scarlet Letter

Hester Prynne

Roger Chillingworth

Pearl

Dimmesdale


Group analysis

Group Analysis

  • Use of light and dark imagery (also consider night vs day)

  • Town vs Forest

  • Alienation from society

  • Effect of sin, guilt and shame on the human mind

  • Situational irony (handout)

  • What the rose symbolizes

  • As a group discuss your theme or symbol (take notes!)

  • Draw a picture to represent your discussion

  • Find at least one quote in the novel to support one of your arguments


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