Dr. Raper's ENG III (4th Period) Activities Page

Hi class,
As you know, Monroe County school system is taking great precautions to ensure the safety and well-being of our students by closing schools for two weeks. However, in order to continue providing learning opportunities for my students, I have put together your activities from March 18, 2020, through April 3, 2020. Below, please find the list of activities and corresponding resources. 
Please email me (raperb@monroe.k12.tn.us) if you have any questions and/or concerns. 
Stay safe!
Dr. Raper

Dr. Raper’s English III (4th period)

Wednesday, March 18, 2020:

NO RED INK ACTIVITIES: At the end of her essay, "How It Feels to Be Colored Me," Zora Neale Hurston describes herself as a "brown bag of miscellany." After reading this essay, write a five paragraph narrative in which your character struggles to drive home the point that everyone is essentially the same, and that differences between people are far less important than society suggests.

"How It Feels to Be Colored Me" is available at the following URL: https://www.cengage.com/custom/static_content/OLC/s76656_76218lf/hurston.pdf


Friday, March 20, 2020:




Fixing Run-Ons with Periods and Semicolons (http://www.grammar-worksheets.com/worksheets/pdfs/Lesson.Fused.Sentences.pdf)

Building Compound and Complex Sentences


Active and Passive Voice (http://www.grammar-worksheets.com/worksheets/an$wers/Active.Passive.Answers.Tips.pdf)

Active and Passive Voice


Review Passage: Commonly Confused Words III (https://www.englishforeveryone.org/PDFs/Active%20-%20Passive%20Voice.pdf)

Commonly Confused Words III


Monday March 30 & Wednesday, April 1, 2020:

NO RED INK ACTIVITIES: After reading/listening to Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speech, I Have a Dream," write a five paragraph essay about if you could make one thing (an item or a service) in the world free of charge to everyone, what would you choose and why? How would this change the world?


"I Have a Dream" is available at the following URL:


Friday, April 3, 2020:


Vague Pronoun References, Ambiguous Pronouns, Go For Four

Writing Thesis Statements (https://www.lcps.org/cms/lib4/VA01000195/Centricity/Domain/2532/WritingThesisStatements.pdf)