Lit Circle Read #1

Oral Storytelling

  • upload your learning journal #5 to core competency reflection, AND send to me.
  • No Red Ink: finish adj/adv, quiz on Thursday.  Silent read if done nouns also.
  • Oral storytelling: please review and save ppt
  • I am going to tell you a story, then see if you can retell it back to me.
  • Legend Story Map open and save this under ‘EFP 10’ folder ‘oral’
  • You will be given a story to read, then retell with a partner ( 5 minutes to read and prepare from memory)
  • What was difficult about this activity?
  • What were some strategies you used to help you remember better?
  • How many times would you have to hear this story before you could repeat it word for word?
  • If a story was passed down accurately through generations, what steps would have been taken to preserve the accuracy of the story?
  • How was this experience different from reading a story?
  • Why have we lost the skill of memorizing stories word for word in our society/  What might be the benefits of re-developing this skill?

Poetry Final

  • read each question carefully and use the scantron.
  • Do not colour out of the lines
  • Response poem due Tuesday
  • silent read when done

Remembrance Day & Blanket Exercise Reflection

  • Decolonization & Indian Act Vocab Matching Quiz
  • Learning Journal #6: Think about the 4 questions we talked about 2 weeks ago.  Read Murray Sinclair’s apology.Truth Reconcilliation MS Audio available here.
  • Who Am I?
  • Where Am I From?
  • Where Do I Belong?
  • What Is My Purpose?
  • This should be in paragraph format, rather than point form.  Relating yesterday’s experience of understanding how Indigenous people were treated by the Europeans and how we move forward, You should connect to at least one principle of learning and one core competency.  You will be posting this learning journal and tagging with the correct core competency tag.  Due Tuesday.
  • Please have a view through the Remembrance Day SWAY to familiarize yourself with Aboriginal contributions to Canada’s wars.

Poetry Final prep & Response Poem

  • No Red Ink: finish Building good sentences for Tuesday
  • Response Poem: time to polish.  This will be posted on your blog, so you should take some time to ‘frame it’.  Explore borders, images, or other attractive ways of framing.
  • tag #responsepoem a or d
  • Poetry review: you should be able to identify similes, metaphors, personification, rhyme, and much more.
  • review poem studied in class and terminology.

Narrative write

  • silent reading
  • Rough draft of your narrative should be nearing completion, due Tuesday
  • Blanket exercise tomorrow.  Remember the blanket! Watch the prezi yesterday to understand some symbolism and background

Narrative Write

  • Acknowledgement: Ela
  • No Red Ink: nouns
  • Narrative writing: you should have collected enough details from listening/reading transcript.
  • Rough draft: thesis (main idea of message of story) should contain a theme (refer back to themes handout)
  • You likely have to edit out some of the details for the sake of the story, many events happened after resisdential school experience (flashback).
  • Rough draft due tomorrow for peer editing and working on good copy.
  • Blanket workshop Thursday- bring in blanket (not the whole duvet), or a piece that gives you comfort and warmth.  Ask about your old baby blankets.
  • Protocol:
  • Indian Act vocab
  • Decolonization vocab