• Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for April 19th

    Complete chapter 28 in Shurley English. Study lessons 1-3, but no written practices are due except for vocabulary list 2. Take chapter 28 test. For composition: Begin lesson 9, “The Thirsty Pigeon.” Complete the Three Plot Components, Variation: Part I, and Outline.

  • Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for April 12th

    Apparently, my brain is already on summer vacation! I’m sorry that I’m posting your assignments so late!  Study Chapter 27, but your only written assignment for this chapter is the vocabulary and the test. For composition, finish Lesson 8, “The Dove and the Ant,” paraphrases and final draft. Also, there will be a matching quiz on ALL Figures of Description (FOD’s) in Lessons 1-8 on Friday. You all are doing great; finish well!  

  • Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for March 29th

    This week, complete Chapter 25, Lessons 1-4. The thank-you note in Lesson 1 is extra credit, but it must actually be mailed.  If you chose to do this, please have your parents either text, email, or send me a note to class that you did this.  It is worth 5 extra credit points. For composition, complete Lesson 7, “The Bear and the Two Travelers.”  Include at least two of the FODs from this lesson. Be prepared to turn in your final draft in class Friday.

  • Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for March 22nd

    This week complete Lesson 24 in Shurley English 6.  You do need to study/know References 71-73, but you do not have to do any assignments associated with them writing business letters. We will review this in class this Friday. For composition we started Lesson 7, “The Bear and the Two Travelers.” Complete the Three Plot Components, Variations Part 1, and Variations Part 2.  We will start on the Outline and Paraphrases in class this Friday.

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    Shurley English 6 for February 8th

    Please finish Chapter 21, Lessons 1-4 in your Shurley English 6 books. For composition, complete Lesson 5, “The Fisherman Piping.” Be sure to include hydrographia, mimesis, and topographia in your final copy.  Don’t forget to italicize your fods and put the correct fod name in parenthesis after it.  For example:  The children played for hours jumping in the foaming waves of the ocean which crashed against the shore (hydrographia).

  • Shurley Grammar 6

    Shurley English 6 for February 8th

    For this week finish Chapter 20, Lessons 2-4. For Composition we will start Lesson 5, “The Fisherman Piping.” (Note:  We are skipping Lesson 4.)  Complete the three plot components, variations part 1, and the outline.  The four main points of the outline are given below: I.  The Fisherman to the seashore A. B. II.  The Fisherman piped A. B. C. III.  The Fisherman fished A. B. C. IV.  The Fisherman reflected A. B. Note to parents:  I will be out of town on Friday, so two of my teenagers, Scarlett and Mary-Esther, will be teaching the class.  If you feel it is needed, please encourage your student to be extra…