Voice Recognition

9th Grade

Reading links

Click here to listen to and read some of your assigned literature. 

Listen and read some of your assigned stories or poems on line free.

Casey at Bat

"The Road not taken"text


Click here for The Odyssey by Skidmore or here-Internet Classics Archive

Romeo and Juliet

Below is a link to Romeo and Juliet web pages that have been found to be useful to Freshmen.

complete text of Romeo and Juliet   --

click on these words for the link to MIT site on authorship of the plays

Click here for aYouTube trailer of Romeo and Juliet AT the NEW Globe theatre!

No FearShakespeareRomeo and Juliet with "translated" side by side.

 
 Click here for Sparknotes quiz on Romeo and Juliet--25 questions--see how you do.  You'll be leaving Chenango Forks School website.

Mockingbird crosswords

Use one of these links to create a vocabulary crossword.  You need to use 10 of your words from chapters 1-11.  You MUST print out the blank version and the key.  If you cannot print the key, make 2 copies of the blank version and you create a key on one of them:

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/crossword/

 

http://www.discoveryeducation.com/free-puzzlemaker/?CFID=2146420&CFTOKEN=19282771

To Kill a Mockingbird

We are starting to readTo Kill a Mockingbird.   This novel will constitute most of the last 10 weeks' study.  Be prepared to read a chapter a night to complete it on time.  If you need on-line text, click on this link.To Kill a Mockingbird

Please contact Ms. B if this link is inaccurate or incomplete.

Non-fiction links

Rosa Parks selection is not on-line, but there are some interesting links:

Wiki;Academy of Achievement;Scholastic;Biography video;Parks' "Offical" webpage

Click here to read on-line LadyBird Johnson's Diary entry.

Link to an interview with Sally Ride and the Wikipedia site

Book trailer storyboards

Attached is our version of a storyboard.  Use it to outline your book trailer.

Four Square model

Attached is the handout for 4 Square graphic organizer used in class for writing a well developed paragraph.

Final Exam review

Click below for the list of literary terms needed for the final.

Poetry portfolio

Attached please find the poetry portfolio requirements.  Be aware that all work MUST be original!

Calendars

We'll be starting the year with some short stories--just to get into the swing of High School.  Then the Odyssey.  Keep up to date with your reading.  The calendars are to help you stay afloat!  

video link

This is a video link for "Gift of Magi".  It takes a few minutes to download.  Check the accuracy of the video to the short story!
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