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 14/15

We watched the movie version of Julius Caesar to see Acts I through III. The movie can also be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-fjI1DSAUg  

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March 12/13

Sentence Structures Class work in google classroom – Students finished this class work from the previous class and turned it in. Julius Caesar Project – See the project assignment and template in Google Classroom  

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March 8/11

Act III Quiz Sentence Structures  – Class work assignment in Google classroom.  

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March 6/7

I. Act III Dramatic Reading II. Return Act III Questions class work III. Act III Quiz next class (make sure you know the details of Brutus’s and Antony’s speeches.)

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March 1/4

Finish Class work – Characterizations Read Act III (page 1238) Class work – Act III Questions Scene 1 What does the conversation between the Soothsayer and Caesar reveal about Caesar’s mood? What happens when Artemidorus tries to give Caesar his … Continue reading

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February 27/28

Notes: Character Traits Define the following character traits in your notes: 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 learn about a … Continue reading

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February 25/26

Act II Quiz Finish Comparison/Contrast Final Draft – Finish Final Draft in Google Classroom  

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February 21/22

Learning Styles – Class work Go to my blog: spsk12.net/3887 Click on the link for the Learning Styles page. Take the twenty-question quiz, and then write the result in MLA format. Begin Comparison/Contrast Final Draft Go to Google Classroom Click … Continue reading

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February 19/20

Homework is due – For blocks 1 and 5, the homework is due 2/21 Answer questions 1 through 4 on page 1237. Do not copy the questions; answer them in complete sentences, using the key words of each question. Act … Continue reading

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February 13/14

Finish Brutus’s Soliloquy class work Read Act II (No Fear Shakespeare will help) Homework – Act II – Answer questions 1 through 4 on page 1237.  Do not copy the questions; answer them in complete sentences, using the key words … Continue reading

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February 11/12

Act I Quiz Act II Class work – Brutus’s Soliloquy – 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. … Continue reading

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February 7/8

I.Homework is due – Act I questions II.Julius Caesar Act I Dramatic Reading III.Act I Quiz next class

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February 5/6

Class work: Read Act I in Interactive Readers – You will read pages 404 through 418 in the Interactive Reader. Follow directions and answer all questions in the margins. Homework – Act I Questions – Answer questions 1 through 5 … Continue reading

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February 1/4

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: … Continue reading

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January 30/31

No Fear Shakespeare Shakespeare class work – Read pages 1186 through 1189 in the Literature textbook. Answer the following questions with good details and complete sentences. Where and when was William Shakespeare born? What is the Elizabethan Age and when … Continue reading

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January 23-29

Mid-term exams Day 1 – Wednesday, January 23, 2019:    EVEN  – Full Day Block 2 Exam (8:25-10:15) Day 2 – Thursday, January 24, 2019:       ODD  – Half Day Block 1 Exam (8:25-10:15) Block 3 Exam (10:20-12:25)  Teachers and … Continue reading

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January 18/22

Notes to improve writing Notes on Fragments, Run-on Sentences, and Comma-splices   A sentence fragment is missing a subject, a verb, or a complete thought.   A run-on sentence contains two or more clauses with missing or incorrectly used punctuation: … Continue reading

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January 16/17

Midterm Essay – Quiz grade – See me if you missed this essay.

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January 14/15

Comparison/Contrast Essay Pre-write – Class work Rough Draft – Quiz Mid-term Essay next class – Next class, you will be writing a three or four paragraph essay on characters from something you have read in school. Take some time before … Continue reading

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January 10/11

Review Sentence Structures – We reviewed the answers for the class work. Comparison/Contrast Essay – We compare objects (or people) to see how they are alike; we contrast them to see how they are different. We usually write a comparison … Continue reading

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