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!

April 27/28

Curious Incident Quiz 1 MAP Test (if incomplete) Entry 2 (Class work) – Students wrote notes for pages 46 through 90. This assignment will be completed during the next class.

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April 25/26

Homework is due Homework Review MAP Test Entry 1 Quiz next class

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April 21/24

Journal Entry #1: Chapters 2 – 71 (Class work)   Answer the following questions in complete sentences (6 points each): Christopher’s reaction to Wellington’s death is different than readers might expect in what way? How did the policeman upset Christopher? … Continue reading

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April 19/20

Class work – Entry 1 – As you read each entry, you will take notes on the key events, people, and places on each page. Write at least one note per page of the novel. Class work – Editing Students … Continue reading

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April 17/18

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – This is a novel you will be reading and discussing in class. Entry 1 – Chapters 2 – 71 Entry 2 – Chapters 73 – 139 Entry 3 – Chapters … Continue reading

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April 6/7

Nine-week Test

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April 4/5

Nine-week Essay – (Quiz Grade) – Students will write a multiple-paragraph essay on a school-provided prompt as part of their nine-week test. Finish Research Essay Rough Draft

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March 29 – April 3

Research Essay Rough Draft – (THIS MUST BE COMPLETED IN CLASS!) Double space Use a formal voice and AVOID plagiarism! Use internal citations – At the end of any sentence with evidence, write a parenthetical reference to the article before … Continue reading

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March 27/28

Research Essay Outline – Complete the following outline for this class work assignment:   Introduction Attention Grabber – (Write your first sentence of the essay here. See page R30 in the Literature book for examples of attention grabbers.) Background information … Continue reading

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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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