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!

March 21 – 24

Complete Class work – Non-fiction Questions (see previous lesson for questions) Research for Persuasive Essay In the Literature book, turn to page R21. What is a claim? What is the difference between a reason and a piece of evidence? What … Continue reading

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March 17/20

Grammar Quiz Class work – Non-fiction Questions In the Literature book, read Meet the Author, pg. 647, and Abolishing the Penny, pgs. 648 – 650. Also read Meet the Author, pg. 969, and Montgomery Boycott, pgs. 970 – 977. “Abolishing … Continue reading

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March 15/16

Projects are due! The projects must be printed, but they may also be submitted through Google Class room. Review Parts of the Sentence – We reviewed this class work assignment from the previous class. See me or Mr. Sood if … Continue reading

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March 13/14

Review Active Voice Review Verbals Class work – Parts of the Sentence – This assignment can be completed on my Google Classroom, access code gve9x6 436 – Diagnostic Preview A – 1 through 15. Double space each sentence. Above the … Continue reading

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March 9/10

This assignment is available on my Google Classroom. Access code gve9x6 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 … Continue reading

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March 7/8

1. Active and Passive Voice Students completed exercises in the Language books.  If you missed this lesson, see me or Mr. Sood after school to make up this assignment. You can also access the assignment from Google Classroom at https://classroom.google.com/c/ODQzMjQwOTQz

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March 3/6

Students used computers in the class room to begin their projects in Microsoft Word.  The template is on the Julius Caesar page.

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March 1/2

Characterization Class work – Students were provided a Direct and Indirect Characterization sheet to complete to match quotes with character traits. Julius Caesar Project – Julius Caesar Project 2017

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February 27/28

Julius Caesar Test Notes: Character Traits Define the following character traits from the dictionary: ambitious amiable arrogant competitive courageous critical cynical diligent dogmatic gullible idealistic irresponsible jealous mistrustful naïve noble resolute responsible stoic trustworthy Notes: Direct and Indirect Characterization We … Continue reading

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February 23/24

Act III Quiz Julius Caesar movie – We watched the 1970 version of Julius Caesar, Acts 1 through 3 Test on Acts I through III next class

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February 21/22

Act III dramatic reading Act III Questions review Act III Quiz next class

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February 17/20

CW – Act III Questions Scene 1 – Page 1238 What does the conversation between the Soothsayer and Caesar reveal about Caesar’s mood? What happens when Artemidorus tries to give Caesar his letter of warning? Where is Antony during the … Continue reading

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February 15/16

Act II Quiz Read Act III, pg. 1238

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February 13/14

Homework is due Dramatic Reading Act II Act II Notes In Brutus’s soliloquy, to what does he compare Caesar? (2.1.10-34) What are the three decisions that Brutus makes when he is talking with the conspirators? Why do the other conspirators … Continue reading

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February 9/10

Quiz – Act I Quiz Class work – Shakespearean Paraphrase Class work Assignment – Number and paraphrase the lines of Brutus’s soliloquy (2.1.10-34) on page 1220 of your text. For Example/ 10. Caesar must die, and for me 11. I … Continue reading

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February 7/8

Homework is due – Act I questions Julius Caesar Act I Reading – Students volunteered to read a part in the first act. Quiz next class on Act I Study questions to prepare for the quiz: Who are Marullus and … Continue reading

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February 3/6

Homework is due – Dramatic Terms Shakespearean Dialogue Class work: Write a dialogue between two or more characters in which you use the twenty words above. Underline the key words.  The dialogue must be at least one-page long. Example: Jonas. … Continue reading

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February 1/2

No Fear Shakespeare You may access the free translation on the internet at http://nfs.sparknotes.com/juliuscaesar/   Class work – Shakespeare’s World Read pages 1186 through 1189. Answer the following questions in complete sentences with good details. Title: Shakespeare’s World Where and … Continue reading

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Exam Schedule – January 26 – 31

Student Exams started today for Block 1 classes.  The remainder of the classes will be tested on the following schedule: January 27 – Blocks 2 & 4 January 30 – Blocks 3 & 5 January 31 – Blocks 6 & … Continue reading

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January 25/26

Idioms Homework due Make up work – Students were given more time to complete their Persuasive Rough Drafts and Midterm Essays.

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