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Andrew McAllister's Multimedia Blog

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Blog EntryBlog: Sunday, November 10, 2013

Writers' Workshop

 Students are learning how to apply conjunctions correctly to their sentences using the strategy of FAN BOYS.It will help prevent them from writing sentences that begin with conjunctions so frequently.


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Blog EntryBlog: Sunday, November 10, 2013

9th Grade Literature

 Students will continue to read Romeo and Juliet and examine literary elements in the plot. They will also look into the cultural/historical background of the story and discover how it is a reflection of the time in which Shakespeare lived.


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Blog EntryBlog: Saturday, November 2, 2013

10th Grade Literature

 Students will continue to read Night and examine the characters in the story that actually existed in real life such as Dr. Mengele. It helps them put the novel into historical perspective and understand better the plight of Jews during the Holocaust. 


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Blog EntryBlog: Saturday, November 2, 2013

9th Grade Literature

 Students will begin reading Romeo and Juliet this week and apply their knowledge of Literary Elements and Shakespeare to the text.


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Blog EntryBlog: Sunday, October 27, 2013

9th Grade Literature

 Students will continue learning literary elements such as characterization, assonance, puns, metaphors, alliteration, and many others. They will also review their knowledge of various poem types and learn how to use literary elements in poetry or using literary elements to identify the message conveyed by the poems they read in class. 

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