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 31/ June 1

Novel Test Start Novel Themes Essay1.Follow the outline on your notes 2.Double-space the essay. 3.Write at least six sentences per paragraph. 4.Write in a formal tone. 5.Do not use quotes from the novel to write ideas for you.  If you … Continue reading

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May 29/30

Novel Test Next Class There will be forty multiple-choice questions and twenty vocabulary words. white noise red herring bloke third degree roisterers Occam’s razor dustbin post hypothetical snooker tether giddy luminous negligible inverse proportion approximation quid timetable rucksack truncheon Novel … Continue reading

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May 15 through 25

Novel Quiz 3 Finish reading the novel Schedule for the next eight days: Testing (8:25 -11:54) Tutoring (11:59-3:10) May 16 – Extended 1st block for tutoring (8:25-10:55) May 17 – 1st  block May 17- 2nd block May 18 – 2nd … Continue reading

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May 11/14

1.Group Work for Entry 4 2.Novel Quiz III next class

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May 7 – 10

Novel Quiz 2 Class work – Entry 4 – Pages 126 through 177 – two notes per page except for the first and last page. Continue reading into the next section

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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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