Eng 9 – What will be due as of Mar 15?

Homework – (IE) Insufficient Evidence (not at least attempted), (P) Attempted, (X) Approximated, (IN/MA) Completed/Mastered

  • HW#1, HW#2, HW#3, HW#4, HW#5, HW#6

Speed Writes – (IE) Insufficient Evidence (not at least attempted), (P) Attempted, (X) Approximated, (IN/MA) Completed/Mastered

  • SW#1, SW#2, SW#3, SW#4, SW#5, SW#6, SW#7, SW#8, SW#9, SW#10, SW#11, SW#12, SW#13, SW#14, SW#15, SW#16, SW#17, SW#18, SW#19, SW#20

Quizzes – (IE) Insufficient Evidence (not at least attempted), (P) Attempted, (X) Approximated, (IN/MA) Completed/Mastered

  • Quiz #1, Quiz #2, Quiz #3, Quiz #4

Assignments – (IE) Insufficient Evidence (not at least attempted), (P) Attempted, (X) Approximated, (IN) Completed, (MA) Mastered

  • Short story report (overview to be posted)
  • Poetry reflection report (overview to be posted)

Essays – (IQ) Insufficient Quality (not at least attempted), (MQ) Minimally acceptable quality, (SQ) Satisfactory quality, (GQ) Good quality, (VQ) Very good quality, (EQ) Excellent quality, (OQ) Outstanding quality

  • Expository Essay
    • Expository Essay Assignment Overview (to be posted)
    • Expository Essay Assignment Rubric (to be posted)
  • Mid Term In-Class Writing Test (part of the Mid Term Exam)
    • Mid Term In-Class Writing Test Overview (to be posted)
    • Mid Term In-Class Writing Test Rubric (to be posted)

Exams – (IE) Insufficient Evidence (not at least attempted), (IU) Initial level of understanding – attempted, (PU) Partial level of understanding – approximated, (CU) Complete level of understanding – 100% of concepts and skills are demonstrated, (SU) Sophisticated level of understanding – 100% mastery of concepts and skills are demonstrated at the sophisticated level

  • To start the exam, you must at least attempt the MT Packet (MT#2-MT#28, MT#35-MT#38) (preparation packet), view all three films (in-class, during make up, or with signed note from home + 5-paragraph summary), and at least partially complete the expository essay, short story report, and poetry reflection report
  • Learning Story Test (open note)
    • Mid Term Learning Story Test Rubric (to be posted)
  • Key Concepts Test (memorized skill/concept portion of the test, closed book and closed note)

Mid Term Grades

  • IE (Insufficient Evidence)
    • All Homework, Speed Writes, Quizzes, and Assignments are not at least attempted
    • All Essays not at least Minimally acceptable quality (or not at least attempted)
    • All exam portions do not demonstrate at least an initial level of understanding – i.e. not at least attempted
  • Emerging (Initial Level of Understanding), must meet all of the following criteria:
    • All Homework, Speed Writes, Quizzes, and Assignments at least attempted (P or higher)
    • All Essays at least Minimally acceptable quality (MQ or higher)
    • All exam portions demonstrate at least an initial level of understanding – i.e. attempted (IU or higher)
  • Developing (Partial Level of Understanding), must meet all of the following criteria:
    • All Homework, Speed Writes, Quizzes, and Assignments at least approximated (X or higher)
    • All Essays at least satisfactory quality (SQ or higher)
    • All exam portions demonstrate at least a partial level of understanding – i.e. approximated (PU or higher)
  • Proficient (Complete Level of Understanding), must meet all of the following criteria:
    • All Homework, Speed Writes, Quizzes, and Assignments at least completed (IN or higher)
    • All Essays at least Good, Very Good, or Excellent quality (GQ or higher)
    • All exam portions demonstrate at least a compete level of understanding – i.e. completed/proficient (CU or higher)
  • Extending (Sophisticated Level of Understanding), must meet all of the following criteria:
    • All Homework, Speed Writes, Quizzes, and Assignments at least mastered (IN/MA or MA)
    • All Essays at Outstanding quality (OQ)
    • All exam portions demonstrate a sophisticated level of understanding – mastery (SU)

Mr. Kertes is an English teacher in Prince Rupert, in the territory of the Ts’msyen, at Charles Hays Secondary School - home of the Rainmakers.