Character Sketch & Grammar

  • No Red Ink: finish Parts of Speech review, then continue with the sentences unit.  Click here for a link to definitions.
  • Vocabulary quiz tomorrow-quizlet on yesterday’s post.
  • Once your graphic organizer is completed, you will come up with a topic sentence and use your evidence of characterization as your supporting details.  You will need a rough draft for tomorrow.
  • Here is the schedule for today and the Terry Fox Run:
  • A-9:00-10:00
  • B-10:05-11:05
  • Terry Fox Run/Assembly 11:10-12:10
  • C-12:55-1:55
  • D- 2:00-3:00

House & Irony

  • silent reading
  • Go over short story summary for “House”
  • irony-detectives-activity-1meja2s
  • Journal response #2: How does the author, Jane Rule, create humour?  Give examples of dialogue (quotes) and situations from the story that you think are amusing and explain why.
  • Persuasive paragraph due today!!

What does it mean to be conventional?