February 3, 2015

Today we looked at some of the most outstanding essays over ambition, and mined them for strategies that we can apply in our own writing. Students began working on an essay about happiness (due on Thursday): Happiness Essay Prompt Happiness Essay Rubric

Homework for tonight is CMC reading guide 8.

Important Announcement – As we discussed in class today, we will begin reading Dracula on February 23. Students in Ms. Chapman’s Pre-AP English class will need to have a paper copy of the novel (by Bram Stoker) by Monday, February 23. Electronic copies are available for free online – students may print there and bring them to class, if they so choose. Any unabridged edition of the book will suffice. Students may also bring $4 between Wednesday and Friday, and Ms. Chapman will order copies for them.