Category: English III

English 3 – Creating Writable PDF

To create a writable PDF (specifically the college application):

  1. Find the PDF of the application online (search “universal college application pdf”)
  2. Download the application.
  3. Open the download folder.  Click “Show in Folder.”
  4. Drag the PDF document over to your Google Drive.  Drop it into “Files.”
  5. Click the document to open it.
  6. Once it is open in Google, click on “Open with” at the top.
  7. Click on “Connect more apps.”
  8. Search for “Doc Hub” then connect to that app.
  9. Once it is connected, click on “Open with” again and open with “Doc Hub.”  Give the app permission.
  10. You can now type in the document using the text button (“A”).

English 3 – Review for Quiz

Here is the “need to know” for the quiz on Thursday, 2/15.  Don’t forget – Book reviews due 2/16!

– regionalism
– local color
– characteristics of realism
– dialect

Literary Terms:
Dialect, dialogue, diction
– Figure of Speech / Idiom
– Extended Metaphor (simile, metaphor, personification)

– noxious
– bilk
– blasphemy
– absolution
– abstain
– acquiesce
– lampoon
– tenacious
– replete
– haughty

quotation marks, formatting
– appositives

English 3 Assignment – Slave Reparations

“I didn’t know I was a slave until I found out I couldn’t do the things I wanted.”
Frederick Douglass

This is from page 5 of your packet:

PART 1:  Here is the link to the notes.  These will provide background information then the articles below will go into more detail: (PowerPoint)

or (Google Slides)

PART 2:  Here are the links to the articles.  The first link is to a discussion vein from 2014.  The second link is to a discussion vein from 2015.  Both come from the New York Times website titled “Room for Debate” where contemporary issues are discussed by experts in the field.



PART 3: Outline.  Make sure you develop your claims that support your position as to whether or not slave reparations should be issued.  Your claims will then be supported with evidence from the various articles you just read.  KEEP THIS!  It will come in handy later on!