<![CDATA[Ms. Barcena - ENG 2D1h - Grade 10 Academic English]]>Tue, 08 Mar 2016 23:38:58 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[Final weeks of class...]]>Thu, 04 Jun 2015 17:44:54 GMThttp://msbarcena.weebly.com/eng-2d1h---grade-10-academic-english/final-weeks-of-classPicture
CPT seminar presentations are halfway done and I am genuinely impressed by the passion and enthusiasm for the topics you have chosen to highlight in the CPT literature. Keep it up! 
Monday is the final day for presenting your CPT. If you have missed your date, please see me.

A reminder about your CPT novels: Please return to them to the library on time to avoid fines.

Photo -essay rubrics are being returned to you via-email and all should receive theirs by Saturday afternoon.

Next week, we will be completing exam reviews in class. You can begin the review process by re-visiting the plays we have studied in class. Click on the titles below to access online copies.
Merchant of Venice
Inherit the Wind
Lord of the Flies

<![CDATA[Poetry Unit]]>Sat, 23 May 2015 20:19:53 GMThttp://msbarcena.weebly.com/eng-2d1h---grade-10-academic-english/poetry-unitPicture
The photo essay for the poetry unit is due on Thursday, May 28th, 2015. Here is an example: http://lossandgainphotoessay.tumblr.com/

The in-class poetry analysis will take place on Monday, May 25th, 2015. (That's right after the weekend!)

Also, look at the image below to learn how to cite the photographs in your photo essay if they are not your own.

<![CDATA[Review Package for LOTF]]>Mon, 04 May 2015 13:32:07 GMThttp://msbarcena.weebly.com/eng-2d1h---grade-10-academic-english/review-package-for-lotfA few date changes:

May 6th - LOTF Novel Test

May 11/12- LOTF In Class Essay

Check the documents below for answers to the LOTF Review Package questions.
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<![CDATA[CPT Assignment]]>Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:06:14 GMThttp://msbarcena.weebly.com/eng-2d1h---grade-10-academic-english/cpt-assignment
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See the documents below for your CPT assignment.
<![CDATA[Inherit the Wind - Assignments]]>Fri, 10 Apr 2015 12:50:47 GMThttp://msbarcena.weebly.com/eng-2d1h---grade-10-academic-english/inherit-the-wind-assignmentsIMPORTANT DATES NEXT WEEK

Monday April 13th
--> Inherit the Wind/MOV Essay work period

Tuesday April 14th--> Inherit the Wind/MOV Essay Work Period & TEST REVIEW

Wednesday April 15th--> Inherit the Wind Content Test

Thursday/Friday April 16th, 17th--> Inherit the Wind Seminars

Reminder: WORK ON SEMINARS. No more in-class time will be allotted for Seminar Preparation.

Click below for the answers to the Inherit the Wind comprehension package.

Inherit the Wind Comprehension Package Answers
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<![CDATA[Happy March Break]]>Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:13:39 GMThttp://msbarcena.weebly.com/eng-2d1h---grade-10-academic-english/happy-march-break]]><![CDATA[Quotations Test Moved to 3/11/15]]>Mon, 09 Mar 2015 02:39:07 GMThttp://msbarcena.weebly.com/eng-2d1h---grade-10-academic-english/quotations-test-moved-to-31115
<![CDATA[Merchant of Venice Reading Schedule]]>Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:11:04 GMThttp://msbarcena.weebly.com/eng-2d1h---grade-10-academic-english/merchant-of-venice-reading-scheduleAnswer all questions in the package relevant to the readings:

Wednesday - Act 2 - 1-4

Thursday - Act 2 - 5-9

Friday - Act 3 1-2

Monday- Act 3 3-5

For most questions, try to answer it this way:
  1. Author's perspective - Significance to the story-telling aspect (theme/plot development)
  2. Character's perspective- What are the character's motivations/feelings/intentions?
  3. Reader's persepective- How do you feel about either the author's perspective or the character's perspective? (Are you laughing/crying/in agreement with either the author or the character?)

Tuesday & Wednesday - Masterprose questions review and take up]]>
<![CDATA[Merchant of Venice Audiobook]]>Sun, 22 Feb 2015 04:47:23 GMThttp://msbarcena.weebly.com/eng-2d1h---grade-10-academic-english/merchant-of-venice-audiobook
Grade Tens - You can read along to this! 

- Ms. Barcena

<![CDATA[Introduction to Merchant of Venice]]>Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:04:59 GMThttp://msbarcena.weebly.com/eng-2d1h---grade-10-academic-english/introduction-to-merchant-of-venice

Today we will begin our new unit on Shakespeare. Copies of the play will be distributed in class but here is an online version: http://shakespeare.mit.edu/merchant/full.html This should be accessible on your smartphones, as well. Please add it to your bookmarks.

Here is a short video illustrating the Venice Ghetto where
The Merchant of Venice is set.