Monday, May 10, 2021

May 10 - 16

    Need extra help?  Hop onto Zoom between 9:30 & 10:30.  

 This Week's Work  & Holidays



All deadline instructions for this week can be found in detail here: Research Paper Directions Part 4

 DO NOT CONTINUE WITH THESE DEADLINES UNTIL ROUGH DRAFT CHECK IS COMPLETE AND TURNITIN IS 20% OR BELOW

Monday - Clean Your Room Day   

Turn It In Part 2 Deadline

Senior Graduation Survey 

Tuesday - Twilight Zone Day

Writing Day 

 Wednesday - Dante Rossetti's Birthday  

Mr. Alford Approval Deadline

Thursday - Barry Allen's Birthday  

How to do the Works Cited

Friday - Mike the Headless Chicken Festival Begins Today  

Work on Common Lit Article/Paper

 

 

 Missed Work & Bonus Assignments

  • Where is the Title Punctuation Quizizz?  It's expired.  You can remove the zero with Showdown points. 

What do I need to make this quarter? 


Want to use your Showdown Points?  20 points to erase a regular grade, 25 points to erase a Common Lit grade. Send me what you want erased in an email.


Common Lit This Week

Common Lit articles are always due Sunday at midnight.  

Must Do This Week:

"Down the Rabbit Hole"

Optional Makeup Article (only if you need to makeup or replace an older article):

"The Scotsboro Boys"

Looking for old articles?  They are not there.  Do the makeup article to replace missing articles.   

Common Lit Class Codes: 1st period - W35QE9   2nd period W35QEJ    


Research Project Links

Your Question/Topic 

The Grade Sheet 

Title Punctuation Notes  

MLA Practice 

MLA Crash Course 

How to Use Citation Machine and the Notes Sheet

MLA Bliss Sheet 

The Note Sheet

Sample Note Sheet (to check to see if you are doing it correctly) 

Sample Paper (to check to see if you are doing it correctly) 

How to In-Text

 How to write a thesis statement and organize your paper 

Research Paper Directions Part 1 & 2 (Taking Notes)

Research Paper Directions Part 3 (Formatting and In-Text)

Research Paper Directions Part 4 (All revision deadlines)

Research Paper Directions Part 5 (Final hoops)



 

Upcoming Days/Due Dates


Monday, May 17 - Works Cited Due

Thursday, May 19 - Final Deadline 

Friday, May 20 - All library books are due 

Wednesday, May 26 - LAST DAY TO TURN IN ANY LATE WORK 

 

 

 

 

Monday, May 3, 2021

May 3 - 7

   Need extra help?  Hop onto Zoom between 9:30 & 10:30.  

 This Week's Work  & Holidays



All deadline instructions for this week can be found in detail here: Research Paper Directions Part 4

 DO NOT CONTINUE WITH THESE DEADLINES UNTIL ROUGH DRAFT CHECK IS COMPLETE AND TURNITIN IS 20% OR BELOW

Monday - National Teachers Day   

Virtual Writing Tutor - Put screenshots on Grade Sheet (must have both screen shots) and re-share your grade sheet with me.

Tuesday - Alice's Birthday & Star Wars Day

Senior Spotlight Form 

Hemmingway - Put screenshots on Grade Sheet (must have both screen shots) and re-share your grade sheet with me.

 Wednesday - Revenge of the Fifth & Aunt May's Birthday  

Pathways - Send paper to me through Pathways

Exam Information

Thursday - No Homework Day  

Story Toolz - Put screenshot on Grade Sheet and re-share grade sheet with me.

Vocabulary List 7 Test

Vocabulary.com List 7 due 

Friday - School Lunch Hero Day  

Work on Common Lit Article/Paper
Vocabulary List 7 and list 6 Makeup/retest at 12:00 noon.

 

 

 Missed Work & Bonus Assignments

  • Where is the Title Punctuation Quizizz?  It's expired.  You can remove the zero with Showdown points. 

What do I need to make this quarter? 


Want to use your Showdown Points?  20 points to erase a regular grade, 25 points to erase a Common Lit grade. Send me what you want erased in an email.


Common Lit This Week

Common Lit articles are always due Sunday at midnight.  

Must Do This Week:

"Telephone Conversation"

Optional Makeup Article (only if you need to makeup or replace an older article):

"Why Do People Follow the Crowd?"

Looking for old articles?  They are not there.  Do the makeup article to replace missing articles.   

Common Lit Class Codes: 1st period - W35QE9   2nd period W35QEJ    


Research Project Links

Your Question/Topic 

The Grade Sheet 

Title Punctuation Notes  

MLA Practice 

MLA Crash Course 

How to Use Citation Machine and the Notes Sheet

MLA Bliss Sheet 

The Note Sheet

Sample Note Sheet (to check to see if you are doing it correctly) 

Sample Paper (to check to see if you are doing it correctly) 

How to In-Text

 How to write a thesis statement and organize your paper 

Research Paper Directions Part 1 & 2 (Taking Notes)

Research Paper Directions Part 3 (Formatting and In-Text)

Research Paper Directions Part 4 (All revision deadlines)

Research Paper Directions Part 5 (Final hoops)



 

Upcoming Days/Due Dates

Monday, May 10 - TurnItIn grammar check

Wednesday, May 12 - My approval

Monday, May 17 - Works Cited Due

Thursday, May 19 - Final Deadline 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, April 25, 2021

April 26 - 30

  Need extra help?  Hop onto Zoom between 9:30 & 10:30.  

 This Week's Work  & Holidays




Monday - National School Bus Day   

Rough Draft due - Share paper with me - to get the 100 grade, you must have correct in-text, proper formatting, correct word count.  Anything less than correct by midnight will be late and get a ten point deduction.

You cannot move forward until this deadline is complete.

The next wave of deadlines can all be found here: 

Research Paper Directions Part 4

Tuesday - Tell a Story Day 

Paperrater Check 1 - teacher code 34CCC

Vocabulary List 7 - Vocabulary.com List 7

 Wednesday - Great Poetry Reading Day  

Complete your SENIOR EXIT SURVEY 

Make up test for List 6 

Run paper through Turn It In to see if you need to make changes.

Need to add my class to your account? 

 Class ID: 28597147  Enrollment Key: lordalford  


Thursday - Poem in Your Pocket Day  

Turn It In Check - you cannot move past this deadline until your similarity rating is below 20%.  Check the link for how this grade breakdown works.

Begin Virtual Writing Tutor - Put first screenshot on Grade Sheet

Friday - Bugs Bunny Day  

Work on Common Lit Article/Paper


 

 

 Missed Work & Bonus Assignments

  • Where is the Title Punctuation Quizizz?  It's expired.  You can remove the zero with Showdown points. 

What do I need to make this quarter? 


Want to use your Showdown Points?  20 points to erase a regular grade, 25 points to erase a Common Lit grade. Send me what you want erased in an email.


Common Lit This Week

Common Lit articles are always due Sunday at midnight.  

Must Do This Week:

"Shakespeare: Who Was the Bard?"

Optional Makeup Article (only if you need to makeup or replace an older article):

"Diary of a Teenage Refugee"

Looking for old articles?  They are not there.  Do the makeup article to replace missing articles.   

Common Lit Class Codes: 1st period - W35QE9   2nd period W35QEJ    


Research Project Links

Your Question/Topic 

The Grade Sheet 

Title Punctuation Notes  

MLA Practice 

MLA Crash Course 

How to Use Citation Machine and the Notes Sheet

MLA Bliss Sheet 

The Note Sheet

Sample Note Sheet (to check to see if you are doing it correctly) 

Sample Paper (to check to see if you are doing it correctly) 

How to In-Text

 How to write a thesis statement and organize your paper 

Research Paper Directions Part 1 & 2

Research Paper Directions Part 3

Research Paper Directions Part 4

Research Paper Directions Part 5



 

Upcoming Days/Due Dates

Monday 5/3 - Virtual Writing Tutor

Tuesday 5/4 - Hemmingway

Wednesday 5/5 - Pathways

Thursday 5/6 - Story Toolz

Thursday 5/6 - Vocabulary List 7 Test/vocabulary.com due 

 

 

 

Sunday, April 18, 2021

April 19-23

 Need extra help?  Hop onto Zoom between 9:30 & 10:30.  

 This Week's Work  & Holidays



Monday - Humorous Day   

Note Sheet Check C (four sources)

Tuesday - Lima Bean Respect Day 

Research Paper Directions Part 3

Sample Paper 

How to write a thesis statement and organize your paper 

 Wednesday - Big Word Day  

Asynchronous Day - Work on Paper

Want to get 10 Showdown points?  Send me an email with a word that has over 15 letters. 

Thursday - Walpurgis  

Format Paper in class (be on time!)

Friday - St. George's Day  

Work on Common Lit Article/Paper

 Make Up List 6 Test 12:00 (check email for log in link)

Today is Shakespeare's birthday and also Talk Like Shakespeare Day, so in that mind, I present to you  The Three Little Pigs - Shakespeare style!


 

 

 Missed Work & Bonus Assignments

  • Where is the Title Punctuation Quizizz?  It's expired.  You can remove the zero with Showdown points. 

What do I need to make this quarter? 


Want to use your Showdown Points?  20 points to erase a regular grade, 25 points to erase a Common Lit grade. Send me what you want erased in an email.


Common Lit This Week

Common Lit articles are always due Sunday at midnight.  

Must Do This Week:

"Ruthless" 

Optional Makeup Article (only if you need to makeup or replace an older article):

"Sonnet 18"

Looking for old articles?  They are not there.  Do the makeup article to replace missing articles.   

Common Lit Class Codes: 1st period - W35QE9   2nd period W35QEJ    


Research Project Links

Your Question/Topic 

The Grade Sheet 

Title Punctuation Notes  

MLA Practice 

MLA Crash Course 

How to Use Citation Machine and the Notes Sheet

MLA Bliss Sheet 

The Note Sheet

Sample Note Sheet (to check to see if you are doing it correctly) 

Sample Paper (to check to see if you are doing it correctly) 

Research Paper Directions Part 1 & 2

Research Paper Directions Part 3

Research Paper Directions Part 4

Research Paper Directions Part 5



 

Upcoming Days/Due Dates

Monday 4/26 - Rough Draft due

Monday, April 12, 2021

April 12-16

Need extra help?  Hop onto Zoom between 9:30 & 10:30.  

 This Week's Work  & Holidays

Monday - Only Child Day  

How to Use Citation Machine and the Note Sheet 

Research Project Directions - Part 1 & 2  

The Note Sheet 

Tuesday - Scrabble Day 

Get Note Sheet Check A completed (one source)

 Wednesday - Dictionary Day  

Get Note Sheet Check B completed (two sources total)

Want to study for the vocabulary test but hate to study?  Try this: 

https://www.blooket.com/solo?id=6075aafd178ff10024436429 

Thursday - Anime Day  

Vocabulary List 6 Test - Vocabulary.com Due

Proofreader - Spider-Man House Arrest 

Friday - National Librarian Day  

Work on Common Lit Article/Paper
Want 10 Showdown Points?  Send an email to Mrs. Mustian (shea.mustian@orange.k12.nc.us), our school librarian, and wish her a happy Librarian Day!  Do NOT say it is because you are getting bonus points or even mention that I am telling you to do this.  PUT ME IN THE BCC SECTION OF RECIPIENTS.

 Missed Work & Bonus Assignments

  • Where is the Title Punctuation Quizizz?  It's expired.  You can remove the zero with Showdown points. 
  • Haven't picked up/printed your Proofreaders, but still want to? There are plenty at school beside the main office.  Want to just print them? 

What do I need to make this quarter? 


Want to use your Showdown Points?  20 points to erase a regular grade, 25 points to erase a Common Lit grade. Send me what you want erased in an email.


Common Lit This Week

Common Lit articles are always due Sunday at midnight.  

Must Do This Week:

"The Worst Birthday from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" 

Optional Makeup Article (only if you need to makeup or replace an older article):

"The Code of Hammurabi"

Looking for old articles?  They are not there.  Do the makeup article to replace missing articles.   

Common Lit Class Codes: 1st period - W35QE9   2nd period W35QEJ    


Research Project Links

Your Question/Topic 

The Grade Sheet 

Title Punctuation Notes  

MLA Practice 

MLA Crash Course 

How to Use Citation Machine and the Notes Sheet

MLA Bliss Sheet 

The Note Sheet

Research Paper Directions Part 1 & 2

Research Paper Directions Part 3

Research Paper Directions Part 4

Research Paper Directions Part 5

 



 

Upcoming Days/Due Dates



Monday, April 5, 2021

April 5 - 9

  This Week's Work  & Holidays

Monday - First Contact Day  

No school today - Teacher Workday

Tuesday - Plan Your Epitaph 

Vocabulary List 6 - Vocabulary.com List 6

Pick a question to research for your research paper 

Research Project Grade Sheet 

Your Plan for 2nd Quarter Grade (Chart)

 


 Wednesday - National No Housework Day  

Proofreader - Spider-Man House Arrest  

Title Punctuation Notes 

Title Punctuation Quizizz (link expires Sunday night and will not be renewed):

First Period Link 

Second Period Link


Thursday - Dog Farting Awareness Day  

MLA Crash Course 

MLA Practice

Citation Machine 

How to Use Citation Machine (If you missed class, watch the video - it is for how to do the note sheet, but you will be able to use the same technique for the practice)

Friday - Name Yourself Day  

Work on Common Lit Articles

 Missed Work & Bonus Assignments

  • Haven't picked up/printed your Proofreaders, but still want to? There are plenty at school beside the main office.  Want to just print them? 

Want to use your Showdown Points?  20 points to erase a regular grade, 25 points to erase a Common Lit grade. Send me what you want erased in an email.


Common Lit This Week

Common Lit articles are always due Sunday at midnight.  

Must Do This Week:

"The Daisy Girl Ad" 

"Annabel Lee" 

Optional Makeup Article (only if you need to makeup or replace an older article):

None this week (nothing to make up yet!)

Looking for old articles?  They are not there.  Do the makeup article to replace missing articles.   

Common Lit Class Codes: 1st period - W35QE9   2nd period W35QEJ    


Research Project Links

Your Question/Topic 

Citation Machine 

How to Use Citation Machine and the Notes Sheet

 

Upcoming Days/Due Dates

Tuesday 4/13 - Note Check A

Wednesday 4/14 - Note Check B

Monday 4/19 - Note Check C

 

 

 


May 10 - 16

     Need extra help?  Hop onto Zoom between 9:30 & 10:30.      This Week's Work  & Holidays All deadline instructions for this ...