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Writing and Literature
by Lisa von Braun
Tech Boston Academy, Boston, MA
Directions: Combine assignments listed below to add up to 100 points. Fill out your points plan for the week and get it signed by the teacher, then file it in your binder.
Last chance to turn in any assignment-.
To email me: firstname.lastname@example.org
The submit to the school newspaper: email@example.com
C1 Worksheet Reason Paragraphs (p.57 only)- see B5.
Underline reasons = 15 points
C2 Worksheet 2-50 (p.58) Running down the Run-On Sentence = 10 points
C3 Worksheet 2-51 (p.59) Where did the other words go? 15 points.
C4 Worksheet 2-52 (p.63)Too Many Words =15 points.
C5 Worksheet One is Right and One is Wrong (p.67)= 15 points
B1 Write a character study (minimum 250 words) of a character you are familiar with from a book or play. What is their personality like? Who would you compare them to (in real life or other books/movies) What is their biggest problem? How will they solve it/not solve it? Who helps them/tries to hurt them? What is most important to remember about them? -total 25 points *can be repeated
B2 Can you think of a person or a character who reminds you of one of the protagonists in the books you read about this year/last year? (Refer to your chart) Write two paragraphs that explain how the person you know is different than/the same as the protagonist. (For example, how Antigone is similar to/different than Juliet, or how Annie John is like a babysitter you know) = 20 points
B3 Worksheet p.81-82 (3-69) a Powerful Paragraph. Answer the questions. = 25 points
B4 Worksheet p. 104 (3-87) Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. Write what you think it would have been like for teenagers 100 years ago, today and 100 years from now = 20 points
B5 Page 58.(also see C1, back of same sheet) Write 2 reason paragraphs= 25 points
Level A - maximum of two from this section
A1 Read "Dead Man's Pocket" pages 7-20 and answer questions #1-6 on page 21= 30 points
A2 Write a poem, short story, or opinion piece to submit to me, then to the Messenger = 30 points. Let's see some work in another language! How about a Spanish poem?
A3 Read an article in our class copies of Sports Illustrated, ESPN, or WWII magazine (one that is at least 2 full pages). Write a 300-500 word summary of the main idea(s) of the article= 30 points