Our GCHS Young Authors’ Club wants your work to showcase in their published book for this school year. Submit any pieces you’ve written that show promise, creativity, excellence – and get published!
It looks great on an academic resume, and it’s a great way to share your ideas with the world!
- Attach your work to an email and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Fill out the waiver below in case your piece is accepted for publication.
- To turn in waivers – either scan and attach to email or turn them in to room 280.
Questions? See Ms. Sullivan in GCHS room 280.
Book talk & Indie read. Travel to the lab to complete the 5 essentials survey and the comma quiz (on Skyward). If you didn’t get a chance to take, finish, or submit the quiz, do so by Sunday night.
More presentations tomorrow – be ready!
When class is in the lab this week, take this survey. (I will announce it in class).
Book talk & Indie read. Presentations w/ feedback and response.
- Commas quiz tomorrow. Be sure you can log in (as a student) to Skyward.
- Be ready for your presentation any day.
Book talk & Indie read. Quickwrite #26: Sandy Hook PSA video. Presentations w/ feedback and response.
Commas homework will be collected tomorrow. Be ready for your presentation any day.
Book talk & Indie read. Visit from published sci-fi fantasy author J.T. Hartke.
- Mockingbird connection papers in shared Dropbox folders by end of day 12/5
- Commas practice work due tomorrow
- Presentation: presenting one of your papers – begins tomorrow, BE READY!
Book trailers & Indie read (collect Mockingbird books). Commas: group work to add missing commas and figure out WHY?? Info on presentations that start next Tuesday.
Assignment: Complete the comma practice w/ Harry Potter excerpt. For all commas used, label the REASON the comma is needed. Due on Tuesday 12/6.
Deadline: “Teacher-ready” Mockingbird connection paper due in shared Dropbox folder by end of school day Monday, 12/5. (see pink sheet for details).
Upcoming: Presentations start Tuesday, 12/6 – schedule will be random.
Book talks & Indie read. Digital paper updates with handout. Commas – why do we need them? What happens to the reader when we don’t provide them? Basic comma rules w/ examples. Presentations: intro – 4 elements of a good presentation. (Don’t kid yourself. MOST of you will have to talk in front of people at some point in your “real” life.)
- Mockingbird connection paper – end of school day Monday 12/5
- Optional revisions on the quickwrite paper – end of day Wednesday 12/
Book talks & Indie read. Quickwrite #24: Momondo DNA Journey video. Work on Mockingbird connections papers with pre-conference sheets.
Deadline: “Teacher-Ready” draft in shared Dropbox folder by end of school 12/5.
Book talk. Lab Day. Take the 5 Essentials survey and then work on your paper.
You need a typed draft of the Mockingbird connections paper in class tomorrow. See Mrs. C for media passes if needed, and email your paper if you need it printed out.