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Welcome to Ms. Garvoille’s Website! August 28, 2017

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Hello and welcome!

 

At this website you can find notes and handouts for download as well as a list of homework. Click on HW for English I homework, Binder for English I binder notes (email me for teacher notes!). Click on Writing for Creative Writing handouts and assignments.

We’re looking forward to a great year!

 

Ms. Garvoille

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Mockingbird: Day 27 March 7, 2017

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We spent class today reading and annotating two articles about To Kill a Mockingbird that we will discuss tomorrow.

Here they are:

Honors Version: Seminar Reading Atticus and Atticus Finch-Right and Wrong

Standard Version: Atticus Reading Modified

If you read GSAW, you also need to read and annotate this: Sweet Home Alabama.

HW: Finish reading and annotating your articles AND finish your quote/response entries in your motif log for tomorrow!

Mockingbird Day 22 February 27, 2017

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  1. We highlighted the different steps of our ACES paragraphs and turned them in.
  2. Then we did an oral quiz on Ch. 25 and part 6 in which we discussed the meaning of the title of the book and the death of Tom Robinson.

HW: Finish reading the book for Friday!

Mockingbird: Day 19 February 21, 2017

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After our reading time today, students worked on completing the following charts:

To Kill a Mockingbird Trial Graphic Organizer

or

Go Set a Watchman Character Evolution Chart

HW: Complete your chart for tomorrow! Read ch. 19, 20, 21, 22 for Friday (Mockingbird). Read to the end of Section 6 for Monday (Watchman).

Mockingbird: Day 18 February 20, 2017

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Today we read aloud chapter 19 with some reader’s theater in addition to doing our oral quiz.

HW: For Friday, read ch. 19, 20, 21, 22. (Standard, that’s ch. 19 and ch. 21)

Watchman, read all of Part 6 for Monday. (stop at Part VII)

 

Mockingbird: Day 17 February 17, 2017

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  1. Free read
  2. Oral quiz on reading for today.
  3. Preview of Ch. 17-18 on film.

HW: Mockingbird, read ch. 17-18 this weekend (for Monday). Watchman read ch. 14 and 15. 

Mockingbird: Day 12 February 9, 2017

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  1. Free read
  2. We gathered in our motif groups and began working on our Motif Logs. Students should have completed 1-2 entries in their time with the group.
  3. In some classes, we began discussion the intersections of our motif and the wider world.

HW: Read Chapters 5, 6, 7, 8 for tomorrow!

Wordy Wednesday: Unit 2 Test! February 8, 2017

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Today we took our Unit 2 vocab test on the 10 prefixes and 10 or 15 vocabulary words. If you were absent, you need to see Ms. Garvoille to make up the test before or after school. It will take 40 minutes, so you won’t be able to do it during lunch.

HW: Read Lee chapters 5, 6, 7, 8 for Friday! If you’re pacing yourself, that means half the chapters tonight, half tomorrow!

Mockingbird: Day 11 February 7, 2017

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  1. We started today with a freeread.
  2. Then, we reviewed vocab in partners for the test tomorrow.
  3. Next, students finished their oral quiz questions.
  4. Finally, we gathered in motif groups to write down 5 events that have happened so far in the story that relate most to the motif. We also wrote down what those events tell the reader about that motif.

HW: Study for vocab test tomorrow!

Mockingbird: Day 9 February 6, 2017

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Today we did our oral quiz on Chapters 2-4.

HW: Study for your vocab test on Wednesday! You will need to know how to use the 10-15 words AND you will need to know the 10 prefixes we learned.

Read Ch. 5, 6, 7, 8 for Friday 2/10. (If in Standard and reading Mockingbird, remember you can read the summaries of ch. 7 and 8 instead of reading them. Here is a copy of the bookmark you received: TKAM Standard Reading Bookmark.