Quarter 1- English II Lesson Plan

Teacher:           Ms. Ellis                                               Robert Morgan Educational Center Grade Level & Subject: 10th Grade/ English 2 Lesson and/or Unit: HMH Collection 1: Ourselves and Others Amount of Time: 11 Weeks   LAFS: LAFS.910.L.2.3 Apply knowledgeContinue reading “Quarter 1- English II Lesson Plan”

Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots Project

Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots Project Due: December 14 (even classes) or December 15 (odd classes) Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots Booklet -Updated Full List of Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots Paper Booklet Example from Last Year (Note: Your booklet will be a digital representation.)   Your opening slide or screen must contain the cover page information. Your tableContinue reading “Prefixes, Suffixes, and Roots Project”

Dead Word Tombstone Assignment

Dead Word Tombstone Assignment Directions: In order to improve our vocabulary skills and minimize repetitiveness, we are going to eradicate our elementary terms. Create a tombstone for a dead word according to the list below. No words may be reused. Check with your teacher for availability. At the top of your tombstone, write the deceasedContinue reading “Dead Word Tombstone Assignment”

Collaborative Blog Assignment

Throughout the school year, pairs of students will be tasked with recording all pertinent information from Ms. Ellis’ class for their assigned week. The blog is due every Saturday at 8pm. Email your blog to Ms. Ellis at msdrellis@gmail.com. Create your blog in a word document. I will copy and paste your information into ourContinue reading “Collaborative Blog Assignment”

Introduction to HMH Collection 1: Ourselves and Others

Research a Social Justice Issue and Create a Manifesto Explaining How Your Group Would Fix the INJUSTICE Directions: Put yourselves into groups of three (3). Research a social injustice currently occurring in today’s society. (ISIS beheading Christians/ imposing their religious beliefs on others, other radical groups imposing religious beliefs, Russia invading the Ukraine (human rights),Continue reading “Introduction to HMH Collection 1: Ourselves and Others”

Coming to America Introduction: Group Activity

Directions: Imagine your group is the first to travel to North America.You are planning on living in North America permanently. (Think 17th century. The pilgrims came over to the New World September of 1620.) Materials:  (all sheets will be submitted) Planning Sheet Lined Paper Printer Paper (from Ms. Ellis) Jobs for Group Members: Scribe #1 (JotContinue reading “Coming to America Introduction: Group Activity”

Bellringer #1: Witness Protection Writing Exercise

Directions: (to be completed in your class journal) Put a character in a situation entirely new to the character, e.g., college, a new school, a new job, a new city or country. Let the character improvise a new identity, as most of us do when we’ve moved into a new world. This exercise should not be aboutContinue reading “Bellringer #1: Witness Protection Writing Exercise”

Last Minute Reminders for the FSA- Reading

Forgot what we reviewed the week before the test? Look below for a student- generated list of stuff you should know prior to taking your assessment. Bring headphones to the FSA Reading test. Set up your scrap sheet of paper as soon as you get it. ( At least 4 sections, write “T.E.” on theContinue reading “Last Minute Reminders for the FSA- Reading”