Knapp, Robert

Hello My Name Is...

Mr. Knapp

Captain Knapp

English 8 Teacher
e-mail= rknapp@riverside.k12.nj.us
Calendar of Tests, Quizzes, and Assignments: 
http://riversidems.sharpschool.net/cms/One.aspx?portalId=5983456&pageId=9613668

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Attention! Please feel free to contact me and submit completed assignments each and every day via my email (rknapp@riverside.k12.nj.us) or share a document with me on Google Docs. 

E
nglish 8:
Assignments to be completed during the school closure due to the Corona virus:

During the week of March 16-20, please listen to the attached audio-book (see hyperlink below) to complete The Call of the Wild. Please begin at 2:14:00 and be prepared for a quiz on Friday, March 20.
The Call of the Wild Audiobook 

Quiz Grade: Please submit a short answer to the following question on Friday, March 20:
After listening to the conclusion of The Call of the Wild on audio book above, tell me whether Buck chose to stay with John Thornton or return to the wild with the wolf pack. Why did he choose to do what he did? You may submit your answer via email or by sharing a Google Doc with me.

Pop Quiz question for March 18: Who is known for, not only creating the "horror story" format, but also the "short story" format that everyone tries to emulate? (email me your answers on March 18 to receive a quiz grade of 100%) Include both your  answer and your own name.

During the week of March 23-27, please view the attached movie for The Call of the Wild, and complete the attached movie review assignment (see hyperlinks below). This assignment will be due on Friday, March 27. I do, however, suggest that you email completed assignments to me at rknapp@riverside.k12.nj.us whenever you have completed them. You may also share a document with me on Google Docs.
The Call of the Wild Movie
Call of the Wild Movie Review

During the week of March 30-April 3, please view the attached documentary (see hyperlink below). This will be a preview to our reading/discussion of the play The Diary of Anne Frank during the fourth marking period. Please complete the writing assignment (see link below) after your viewing of the documentary. The writing assignment will be due on Friday, April 3. I do, however, suggest that you email completed assignments to me at rknapp@riverside.k12.nj.us whenever you have them completed. You may also share a document with me on Google Docs.
Anne Frank Remembered Documentary
Anne Frank Writing Assignment

During the week of April 6-10, please view the movie ​The Wave​ (see hyperlink below). This will be a preview of our reading/discussion of the novel during the fourth marking period. Please complete the attached writing assignment after viewing the movie (see link below). The writing assignment will be due on Thursday, April 9. I do, however, suggest that you email completed assignments to me at rknapp@riverside.k12.nj.us whenever you have them completed. You may also share a document with me on Google Docs.
The Wave Movie
The Wave Writing Assignment

During the week of April 20-24, please listen to the audio story The White Umbrella (see hyperlink below). After listening, please complete the attached essay response. The essay will be due on Friday, April 24. I do, however. suggest that you email completed assignments to me at rknapp@riverside.k12.nj.us whenever you have them completed. You may also share a document with me on Google Docs.
The White Umbrella Audio
The White Umbrella Essay Response

During the week of April 27-May 1, please listen to the audio story The Medicine Bag (see hyperlink below). After listening, please complete the attached essay response. The essay will be due on Friday, May 1. I do, however. suggest that you email completed assignments to me at rknapp@riverside.k12.nj.us whenever you have them completed. You may also share a document with me on Google Docs.
The Medicine Bag
The Medicine Bag Essay Response

Grammar/Composition Quarter Course:
Assignments to be completed during the school closure due to the Corona virus:
During the week of April 6-9, please view the three videos (hyperlinks below). After viewing, please complete the attached "Mad Libs" assignment. Do not worry about submitting the "Mad Libs" page back, just email me your answers or share them with me via Google Docs. The assignment is due Thursday, April 9. 
Nouns Video
Pronouns Video
Adjectives Video
MAD LIBS 4-9

During the week of April 20-24, please view the two videos (hyperlinks below). After viewing, please complete the attached "Mad Libs" assignment. Again, do not worry about submitting the original "Mad Libs" page back, just email me your answers or share them with me via Google Docs. The assignment is due Friday, April 24.
Verbs Video
Adverbs Video
MAD LIBS 4-24

During the week of April 27-May 1, please view the three videos (hyperlinks below). After viewing, please complete the attached "Mad Libs" assignment. Again, do not worry about submitting the original "Mad Libs" page back, just email me your answers or share them with me via Google Docs. The assignment is due Friday, May 1.
Prepositions Video
Interjections Video
Conjunctions Video
MAD LIBS 5-1
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This year, students will be reading/discussing various fiction/nonfiction pieces from our literature anthology presented by Prentice Hall. In addition, each marking period you will be indulging yourselves in phenomenal literary works(novels and plays) such as...