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      Welcome to Mr. Kabodian's English Classes' wiki pages 


We are MacDonald Middle School Junior Trojans.

We value Respect, Responsibility, and Relationships!




Tonight's Homework (for past homework, click here)

Wednesday, June 6

  • Watch the end of the movie, Wonder Woman

    • Treat

    • Finish the Hero’s Journey note sheet and turn it in

      • Complete all three columns, 27 points

  • Take a walk

  • Begin The Truman Show tomorrow




We watched this excellent video on the topic of Hero's Journey:

Hero’s Myth video




Handouts and other documents/links:

Literature Group resources

The Great American Read - a great summer activity and challenge

People are more than 'awesome'

The Giver audio by chapter

11 Times the Jetsons Predicted the Future

Science Fiction stuff (including some of the stories)

Research Project Packet 2018 Revised AK.pdf

Career Information Report.doc

Career Interview and Values.pdf

Using the Right Word.doc

Poems, info., and assignment.pdf

Your wiki page and your portfolio grade

Conversation about how we can protest through poetry

Multiple Intelligences Self-Assessment

Free IQ test

Text to speech reader



How NOT to Plagiarize video

Persuasive Writing packets  (use the Download tab)

Fun Page


What Does America Stand For? Video of teens’ thoughts

Famous Quote links: BrainyquoteForbes top 100 quotes; and Shmoop

Messages from the past and  Class of 2023 Messages

The Little Horse is NewlY by ee cummings

Inspiration Assignment.pdf

The Joy of Reading and Writing: Superman and Me by Sherman Alexie

Take in the State Fair by Garrison Keillor

Book Review Tips and examples of Book Reviews 

Complete Sentences and Topic Sentences handout 

Our First Wiki Assignment 

Our Book of Choice assignment





Many thanks to Dennis Hinrichsen and Grace Carras for visiting our classes and sharing their poetry and time with us!







Student work highlighted 

Some of the best poems from each hour:









Elijah V 

Elijah L 

Anna D 




Examples of introduction paragraphs for Persuasive essays:

David and his conclusion

Halle, her conclusion, and her PSA

Hadiya and her PSA

Sarah and her PSA

Laura (works cited example) and her PSA

Jillian and friends PSA

Joe and friends PSA

Zora’s conclusion


Bibliography example: for books (below)







Bibliography example: for websites (below)










Visit The Future of Education









 The Giver


Chapter…by this date…pgs.

  2-4         Thur., 3/10        20

  5-6          Fri., 3/11        15

  7-9       Mon. 3/14           20

 10-11  Tu/W, 3/15/16     15

 12-13   W/Th., 3/16/17    19

 14-18     Tue., 3/22         34

 19-20     Wed., 3/23        16

 21-23     Thur., 3/24       

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