1-3 English 10 Literary Arts


Friday, November 17th, 2017: Great work! See you next class for part two of our in-class essay. Also: reading cards now overdue.

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017: See you next class for our two-class in-class essay! Topics here: englishwithliao.wikispaces.com.

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017: Here are the essay topics for your in-class essay on November 17th and 21st.  Can’t wait to see your projects next class!

Friday, November 3rd, 2017: Were you away today? Students handed in their Find the Lines work, to be used at our essay in a couple weeks. IF YOU WANT ACCESS TO YOUR FIND THE LINES DURING YOUR ESSAY, YOU MUST HAND THIS IN BY MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6th. We received a handout and reminder about citing sources in our projects. Extra handouts are on the shelf, and these are helpful links:




We acted out Act V and discussed significant details. Great work to everyone: actors, audience, and post-it-noters! Fantastic. See you on Tuesday.

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017: Fantastic partner work today, everyone. If you were away: we continued to develop our thinking skills by comparing and contrasting. We compared and contrasted Brutus, Antony, or Cassius (everyone chose which two). Students handed in their work and received completion marks for doing so.

Monday, October 30th, 2017: Thank you for your hard work today. Projects due November 15th!

Thursday, October 26th, 2017: Brilliant work today, everyone. Next class is your WORK DAY, so bring everything that you and your partner/group will need to work on your project!

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017: Thank you for your active participation today! We agreed to postpone our Work Day to Monday, October 30th. See you on Thursday!

Thursday, October 19th, 2017: Were you away today? Find the lines was checked, and we discussed theme ideas before formulating project groups. See you on Tuesday!

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017: Were you away today? We finished watching the play! Find the lines are due on Thursday. We then were introduced to our big JC project, which will we discuss in more detail next class. Extra handouts are on the classroom shelf.

Friday, October 13th, 2017: Loved our final performance today! Thank you so much! Were you away today? We then continued watching the play (until the start of Act IV, scene ii). Students received a Find the lines worksheet that is due on Thursday, October 29th. It will NOT be checked until then. There are extras on the shelf in the classroom.

Friday, October 6th, 2017: Thank you for your hilarious, charismatic, and thoughtful performances today! You rock! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend and CAPP conference next week. See you next Friday!

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017: PERFORMANCES ON FRIDAY!!!

Monday, October 2nd, 2017: PERFORMANCES ON FRIDAY!

Thursday, September 28th, 2017: We’ll continue on with our own versions of poor Julius Caesar’s death next class. Keep that brain whirring with ideas. See you then!

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017: I’m sorry that I was away today, everyone. Please finish the Find the Lines work for Thursday, September 28th. You can find an e-copy of the worksheet at englishwithliao.wikispaces.com.

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017: Great work on today’s quiz! We’ll continue with Act II next class. See you then!

Monday, September 18th, 2017: Thank you for your valuable input today, everyone! For homework, please read the handout titled “Introduction to Julius Caesar.” Be ready for a little quiz about the reading on Wednesday. See you then!

Thursday, September 14th, 2017: Thank you for your insightful and enthusiastic participation today! We will continue discussing Act I, scene ii next class. See you then!

P.S. Don’t forget to get your plagiarism contract signed before the end of September!

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017: Were you away today? We discussed plagiarism, and students received a Plagiarism Contract that they will get signed by a parent/guardian by the end of September. There are extras on the shelf here in the classroom. We received our Julius Caesar textbooks and watched a biography on Julius Caesar’s life. No homework. See you on Thursday!

Also, here are the links to the websites that I showed you today:

Purdue OWL MLA Formatting and Style Guide

Citation Machine – MLA Format

Friday, September 8th, 2017: Have a wonderful weekend! Please remember to bring your silent reading book on Tuesday.

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017: Great meeting you today! Please remember to bring your old GoCard on Friday.