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Dr. Quigley

 

Dr. Quigley

(201) 652-4555
wquigley@hohokus.org

Eighth-Grade English

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POLICIES

Ten points will be deducted for each day you do not turn in work on the date that it is due.

You are responsible for making sure you return each novel you read in class to the English classroom.  Please turn in books immediately after each unit.  If you do not turn in a book,  you will be asked to pay six dollars (Checks are preferred.) to replace the book.

Here are some of my favorite links to study grammar:

Daily'>http://www.dailygrammar.com/">Daily ">Grammar>

chompchomp.com

Grammarhttp://www.members.cox.net/teachro/">Grammar>

Grammarhttp://www.quia.com/dir/eng/grammar.html/">Grammar>

Grammarhttp://www.funbrain.com/grammar/">Grammar>

Citation Builder 
Use this website to create MLA citations for reports or projects:

http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/lobo2/citationbuilder/citationbuilder.php

Resources for Vocabulary Instruction:

www.victoria.ac.nz/lals/resources/academicwordlist

www.wordcount.org/main/php

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
www.Idoceonline.com

Visuword Online Graphical Dictionary
www.visuwords.com/search

WordSift
www.wordsift.com

 

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2nSECWq_PE


http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/13/business/growers-fret-over-a-new-apple-that-wont-turn-brown.html


PROMPT:

Your community’s local government wants to reduce the cost of fruits and vegetables and has limited funding available to support one new program.  Officials must decide between allocating the funds towards genetic engineering or using the funds to support new ways to advertise and market the existing food supply.  Write an essay that argues which program should receive the funding.  Support your argument using evidence from both the video and the article.

 

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