Hello Grade 9’s,
You will be writing a critical journal response in regards to the short story “The Painted Door”. You will choose one of the following ideas to write about for your journal:
– Write a diary entry from the perspective of Ann as she tries to cope with the guilt and sadness of losing her husband
– Write a diary entry from the perspective of John right after he has witnessed his wife in bed with another man
– Write an epilogue to the story. What happens to Ann and the farm? What happens to Steven?
This is a critical response so I will be marking you on spelling, capitalization, and your sentence structure. So, remember to read it over!
This is your major assignment for the Tuesdays With Morrie Unit. Please read through it carefully and post your initial research questions as replies to THIS POST.
4.M Discovering Morrie Assignment 30-2
This assignment is an extension of the blog response you completed earlier in the unit. Please follow the instructions carefully and ask me any questions you may have BEFORE you start writing!
4.3 Analytic Response TWM 30-2
Please click on the image below to complete your assignment.
pages 181 – 192
Express your opinion of this novel by stating whether it is a valuable text to be used in the classroom. Justify your opinion with examples from the text.
Good morning everyone,
Advertisements are all around us each and everyday. Today we will focus on how advertisements can influence our everyday lives and what kind of impact they can have on the choices we make. Below is the assignment criteria.
You may wish to use the iPods to find an advertisement or use the magazines I have brought.
Today in class we read Tuesdays with Morrie chapter 13 and we did the response.
pages 171 – 180
If you had twenty-four hours to live in any way, what would you do for the day?
Hello Grade 9’s,
Conversation is very important as it is a way we communicate with people. When looking at short stories, dialogue can then become essential in creating a more realistic story to portray to your audience. Here is the assignment and some key facts about using dialogue in your short story.
pages 142 – 170
Morrie says, “Tell you what. After I’m dead, you talk. And I’ll listen.” (page 170)
Discuss the two ways this is a difficulty for Mitch. How would this be difficult for you?