Blog of daily classwork.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

If you missed class today, then you missed the quiz on "A Rose for Emily." Make sure your absence is excused so that the next reading quiz will count twice. You also missed the first discussion on this story in terms of theme: Old South vs. New South, Tradition vs. Cha...

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Homework tonight is reading "A Rose for Emily" on page 526 in your textbook. Expect a quiz tomorrow at the beginning of class on basic comprehension. I do suggest reading the story and then visiting when finished to help fill in some of the gaps. If you...

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Hey, Jay Jay. :) Since you were the only student out today, this one's for you: Get a syllabus and pacing guide from me when you return to class. You'll also need to get a textbook. The first story, "A Rose for Emily," must be read by Thursday when there's a quiz. If y...

Friday, December 13, 2019

Today we had a day of team building and laughter. ;) Students presented their extra credit holiday readings, and then we divided into teams for a competitive game of Pictionary. There were also cookies. 

Please be in class Monday to get the three possible final exam top...

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Today = the final grammar exam. If you were out today, then check yesterday's blog entry to see what to study. Also, email me ASAP and let me know what happened to cause you to miss this critical exam. I assume too that if you were out today, then the absence is excuse...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Tomorrow is the final grammar test, the BIG one covering everything we've done grammar-wise since the beginning of the term. I'd suggest going through the powerpoint review on this website under the Handouts, Etc. tab. I'd also gather all the grammar handouts and the D...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Today we continued reviewing for the final (comprehensive) grammar exam on Thursday. We talked a good bit about the Punctuation Part 2 handout. For the exam, please concentrate only on Sections F and K (quotation marks and italics) on the handout. The other sections wo...

Monday, December 9, 2019

Today you missed a review on apostrophes (possessives, specifically), as well as a review handout on a variety of grammar mistakes in sentences. You may get the review handout from me tomorrow and ask a classmate for the answers.

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Friday, December 6, 2019

We missed many of you today due to field trips and illness. Hopefully, you'll all be back in your comp class on Monday so that the final grammar exam will be a piece of cake. :) Here's what you missed today:

1. We practiced the punctuation rules on the handout you recei...

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Your essay is due today, as you know. If you're absent, then make sure you've emailed me the paper by the time your class usually meets, and then bring me a hard copy when you return.

You missed a handout on punctuation. The content will be on your final grammar exam a...

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