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Materials for Tuesday 2/20

English IV: Peer Editing Criteria for your definition essays Science Fiction: “Harrison Bergeron” questions (based on Shmoop.com) What is the central message of this story? What does Kurt Vonnegut want readers to think or feel after reading? How do you … Continue reading

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Semester 1 Study Guides

English IV–Consider making a copy (you must be logged in to Google) and adding in the definitions of the “Terms to Know.” AP Lang— Review notes; Consider making a copy (you must be logged in to Google) and adding in definitions … Continue reading

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Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Here are all the versions of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” that we talked about in class. We read parts I-IV in class today, so you need to read Parts V-VII. You may choose to read … Continue reading

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Notes Wed. 11/29

  PDF Version of the Precis Instructions

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Satire Notes Video

It cut me off on the last slide, but it’s only missing a sentence   

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Open House

Welcome parents, students, and families! Ms. Clark Contact information: School Phone: 406.324.2303 School Email: jclark@helenaschools.org Gmail: MsClarkHHS@gmail.com Website: clark.bengalenglish.org   Courses: AP Language and Composition English IV:C (British Lit. and Mythology) Science Fiction

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Important Dates

September 4th: Labor Day–No School September 7th: Picture Day!  (I have order forms for anyone who is still in need of one) September 14th: Open House 6:00-8:00PM

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Welcome to Ms. Clark’s Class 2017-18

English IV: Website Logins (Due Friday):  You will be given enrollment codes for the following in class Turnitin Schoology (with online discussion) Remind:  Enroll on your phone Google Form: When you’ve finished the logins above and reviewed the syllabus, fill in … Continue reading

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Spicing Up the Synthesis Essay

1. Talk to your sources. Don’t just throw a quote in; acknowledge the author or speaker of the quote, possibly including their credentials (Ethos!).  Discuss whether their ideas are right or wrong, and be specific about why you think so.  Don’t … Continue reading

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Writing Tools

CRISP Editing STAMPY Intros MEALplan for body paragraphs

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