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Exam Review

posted Jun 2, 2015, 5:33 AM by hwynkoop@portageps.org   [ updated Jun 2, 2015, 5:48 AM ]

You will have 60 scantron objective questions and two essays, one full-length and the other one short (a fat paragraph).
Notice what I have posted below for you to use for study.  Also, be prepared for your essays with specific details for the American Dream essay, especially.

My best to you all on exams! :>)

May 11-15

posted May 14, 2015, 5:45 AM by hwynkoop@portageps.org   [ updated May 14, 2015, 5:45 AM ]

We are reading in PLAR up through and including chapter 18 this week.  We will take the last vocab quiz on Friday; you can get three extra points on this one, too.
Friday's homework due Monday is to read Chapter19.  We will review on Monday and Tues, next week, May 19th, there will be another reading quiz.

Enjoy the sunny weekend! READ A BOOK!  HINT: PLAR

College Essay powerpoint

posted May 14, 2015, 5:42 AM by hwynkoop@portageps.org   [ updated May 14, 2015, 5:42 AM ]

More to come on this for you in class...this is for my seniors this week, but juniors might want it soon too!:>)

April 27 through the end of the week...no Friday with me

posted Apr 28, 2015, 4:43 PM by hwynkoop@portageps.org   [ updated Apr 28, 2015, 4:43 PM ]

We will be reviewing Peace Like a River and reading up through and including Chapter 6 by Thursday for a possible quiz.
I have given out numerous handouts as well as review each class.  Please use questions for the basis of thorough notes which will be collected when we finish the novel. It will definitely be worth 20-30 points.  

No vocab this week. We will start again next week.  Only one more vocab this year!

April 20-24th

posted Apr 21, 2015, 12:28 PM by hwynkoop@portageps.org   [ updated Apr 21, 2015, 12:28 PM ]

Keep working on vocab for the quiz on the 24th!
Monday, we did Peer Evaluations for your papers; if you were absent, you needed to show the rough to me as you came in the door for credit.
Tues- Introduction of Peace Like a River (PLAR); we read chapters 1 and 2...finish 2 for homework.
Weds- Vocab review, last one before the quiz. Review of Chapter 2 of PLAR. HW: finish your draft for Thursday. Read Chapter 3 for Thursday (Most can be done in class).
Thurs- Collect papers; MAKE SURE YOUR PAPER IS SUBMITTED TO TURNITIN.COM IF YOU WANT CREDIT.  THIS MUST BE DONE BY MONDAY, APRIL 27. 
FRIDAY- a crazy day...Assembly; Vocab quiz. Read.... more to come.

Welcome back from Spring Break!

posted Apr 14, 2015, 4:38 PM by hwynkoop@portageps.org   [ updated Apr 14, 2015, 4:38 PM ]

On Monday-we started a new vocabulary unit 9. We are also watching the much promised video The Great Gatsby. 
Tues- M-Step practice in the media center. I would take some time to practice this at home too.  See previous Google Site listing for logon information at home. 

HW: work on vocab and start considering your topic for TGG paper; thesis statement is due on Thurs IN CLASS at the start.

Weds- finish video; work on paper draft due on Monday, April 20th.

Thurs- laptops to work on paper

Fri- more time to work on paper due on Monday, April 20th; final due date will be Thurs, April 23, 2015.

Next week we begin the infamous M-Step, but you are READY! Go for it!


Information for M-step

posted Apr 1, 2015, 5:59 AM by hwynkoop@portageps.org   [ updated Apr 1, 2015, 6:01 AM ]

Log on using the following: Practice the test.

https://wbte.drcedirect.com/MI/portals/mi/ott1

Chapter questions for TGG (7-9)

posted Mar 27, 2015, 7:24 AM by hwynkoop@portageps.org   [ updated Mar 27, 2015, 7:24 AM ]


March 23- 27th

posted Mar 25, 2015, 8:55 AM by hwynkoop@portageps.org   [ updated Mar 25, 2015, 8:55 AM ]

Sorry, I caught the flu so I was out Monday and Friday (last week).  We took the vocab quiz on Monday.
Any grades not in the gradebook will change to 0s by Weds evening.
I have been leading students through chapters 1-6 of The Great Gatsby. We will have a quiz on chapters 4-6 on Thursday.
Also, Thursday after the quiz, we will watch clip from the movie, too.
Friday- reading day for chapter 7.  We will discuss it on Monday.
Monday- Chapter 7 TGG

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posted Mar 25, 2015, 8:20 AM by hwynkoop@portageps.org   [ updated Mar 25, 2015, 8:46 AM ]


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