Extra Credit Opportunities

Extra Credit Policy:

Extra credit opportunities are provided several times each trimester
They are entered into the gradebook as an extra assignment (e.g. 20/20 points), NOT out of 0 (which skews the gradebook)

New opportunities may arise throughout the school year. If you have your own idea, please propose it. I will often post new opportunities on Google Classroom, or customize an extra credit assignment for an individual student based on a play they attended, a book they read or a connection between their personal interests and ELA (reading, writing, speaking and listening) skills. Below you will find some of the recurrent opportunities.

Trimester 1

Connecting Core Values to Literature (click text to view)

Inspire Literary Magazine Review: Read the 16 page literary magazine and complete the review assignment.
Inspire Literary Magazine.pdf
Inspire Literary Magazine Review Assignment.docx
Due the day before trimester 1 SLCs.

Film Pairing Analysis:
Extra Credit Film & Literature Analysis Essays.doc

This assignment is due two weeks after the respective unit ends (e.g. - You have two weeks after Night ends to complete an analysis on any film listed under the Night unit).

Trimester 2

Read the most current issue of the Night Watch School Newspaper and complete the following response assignment:
Click here and read the most current edition of Night Watch.
Night Watch Student Newspaper Response.docx
Due the day before trimester 2 SLCs.

Friday Night Live Comedy Analysis:
Friday Night Live.docx
Due one week after the date of the performance.

The Nutcracker (RA performance):
Nutcracker extra credit.docx
Due one week after the final performance date.

Connecting Core Values to Literature (click text to view)

Film Pairing Analysis:
Extra Credit Film & Literature Analysis Essays.doc

This assignment is due two weeks after the respective unit ends (e.g. - You have two weeks after Night ends to complete an analysis on any film listed under the Night unit).

Trimester 3

Revisionary Fairy Tale: WBM Revisionary Fairy Tale.doc

Film Pairing Analysis:
Extra Credit Film & Literature Analysis Essays.doc

This assignment is due two weeks after the respective unit ends (e.g. - You have two weeks after Night ends to complete an analysis on any film listed under the Night unit).

Connecting Core Values to Literature (click text to view)

There will be an opportunity to attend the school play and write a response.
See me for more information, as it changes yearly.

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