Author Archives: Mr. Bunch

About Mr. Bunch

I am an English Teacher at Nansemond River High School, and I enjoy playing chess in stolen half-hours of my life!

May 3/4

Homework is due by 3:10 on Google Classroom Group Work for Entry 3 Quiz on Section 2 next class

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April 27 – May 2

Novel Quiz 1 Class work – Entry 3 – Pages 90 through 126 – two notes per page except for the first and last page. Continue reading into the next section Homework – On google classroom, complete Autism Awareness Homework

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April 25/26

Class work – in groups – Journal Entry #2 Returned students answers for Journal Entry #1 and explained expectations. Quiz next class on Section 1 of the novel.

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April 19-24

Class work – Entry 2 – Notes on pages 45 through 90 of the novel – two notes per page. Students reviewed the group work questions for section two.

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April 17/18

Class work – Journal Entry #1 – Group work – Students answered questions, made personal connections, and defined vocabulary from section one of the book.

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April 13/16

Students are taking the Reading post test today. This test counts as a test grade for the fourth quarter.

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April 9 – 12

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time We discussed autism and the students read pages 1 through 45. Class work – Entry 1 For each of the 45 pages, create two notes on the important details covered. Follow … Continue reading

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March 30

This was a make-up day for anyone who had missing assignments.

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March 28/29

Projects are due today! Grammar Test Julius Caesar Movie – We watched Acts 4 and 5 of the play.

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March 26/27

Projects are due next class! Participial, Gerund, and Infinitive Phrases Hearing the morning alarm is always unpleasant. Gerund phrase/subject Hearing the doorbell, the maid ran to the front door. Participial phrase/ maid My mother wore hearing aids after her surgery. … Continue reading

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March 20 – 23

Projects are due March 27th (odd) and 28th (even)! Parts of the Sentence CW – double-space the sentences and label the underlined words with one of these abbreviations: s, av, lv, hv, pa, pn, io, do. Have you ever met … Continue reading

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March 16/19

We used Chromebooks and started work on the Julius Caesar Project. The project is due for odd classes on March 27th and for even classes on March 28th. Submit the project through Google classroom.

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March 14/15

Homework is due Notes: Character Traits – Define the following traits in your notes to use later. ambitious amiable arrogant competitive courageous critical cynical diligent dogmatic gullible idealistic irresponsible jealous mistrustful naïve noble resolute responsible stoic trustworthy Notes: Direct and … Continue reading

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March 9 – 12

Survey – Student School Safety Julius Caesar Movie! As you watch this movie, make notes on the following: How does the movie help you to better understand the characters? What scenes or important dialogue does the movie leave out? What … Continue reading

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March 7-8

Survey – Student School Safety Finish Verbals Class work – See me if you missed this assignment Julius Caesar Movie! As you watch this movie, make notes on the following: How does the movie help you to better understand the … Continue reading

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March 5-6

Finish Passive and Active Voice – Class work Verbals Notes A participle is a verb form that can be used as an adjective. Boiling water A chipped cup A chosen topic A gerund is a verb form that ends in … Continue reading

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March 1-2

Act III Test Passive and Active Voice Class work Read pages 601 – 604 in the Language books. Complete Exercises 15, 16, and the sentences below. Change all passive-voice sentences into active voice. (If you missed the class, you will … Continue reading

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February 27 – 28

Homework is due Act III Dramatic Reading Review Act III Questions Act III Test next class

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February 23 – 26

Class work -Act III questions Scene 1 – Page 1238 What happens when Artemidorus tries to give Caesar his letter of warning? Where is Antony during the assassination? Why is Metellus Cimber pleading with Caesar?   Why does Brutus tell … Continue reading

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February 21 – 22

Act II Quiz Read Act III, pg. 1238

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