The following is a list of what must be completed for Summer School
A Boy Called it wikispace: www.aboycalledit.wikispaces.com
Absences should not be an excuse for missed or late work. All assignments and handouts can be found here, or under the downloads tab.
Due Date Assignment
7/8 - 7/15 - Go to the wikispace linked at the top of this page. Refer to the reading schedule and guiding questions listed on the schedule, and post accordingly. Handwritten responses can be turned in if necessary. Most readings and postings will be completed in class. Absences will not be an accepted excuse for missed or late work.
Next 50 pages (aprox) of Fiction book with detailed notes on characterization. 20 points.
Classwork: Grammar Review/ Parts of Speech and Parts of a Sentence.
Classwork: Vocabulary Study Skills
Set up an account on www.quizlet.com
Practice how to use this website to study.
Homework: Next 50 pages (aprox) of Fiction book with detailed personal reflection and questions about the characters' traits.
Classwork: Begin research project
Pick a topic for the research paper, and come up with a Central Idea and Thesis.
Practice punctuation using www.dianahacker.com
Review quotation marks, paraphrasing, summarizing, and MLA formatting.
Thursday7/23 and Friday 7/24
In class computer research and outlining.
Read up to page 200 in Fiction book. Write a comparative reflection of the main characters' traits from both the fiction and non-fiction books.
Tuesday 7/28 and Wednesday 7/29
Paragraph writing and in text citation
Review use of quotation marks
Peer editing and Works Cited