The Sea Devil & Irony

Here is the plan for Thursday, September 24th, we will start today at 12:15 to allow for M-Z students to get home.

Silent reading for the rest of us, we will read for 15 minutes today

M-Z students please click on the link below to join the class

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Go over short story summary for AMJ

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    • Identifying Irony
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    • Short Story summary for “The Sea Devil”
    • Sea Devil Questions and Vocab due before Monday’s class
    • Please upload your completed homework into your team’s homework folder

 

A Mountain Journey & Figurative Language

Good morning everyone, here is the plan for today’s online class:

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  • No Red Ink-for those that are finished Parts of speech, please begin adjectives & adverbs. Those that are still doing Parts of Speech, let’s review common/abstract/proper nouns, as it seems some of you are stuck.
  • Go over short story summary for “A Mountain Journey”
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  • A Mountain Journey Figurative Quote Illustration Question #7- you should have identified 4 examples from the story. Using those examples you are going illustrate the LITERAL meaning. I will show you some examples. You can do this digitally, or on paper.
  • Rest of class to work on questions and AMJ Figurative Quote
  • Because of Friday’s Pro-D, students M-Z must sign on tomorrow, digitally through teams. I will also record the class, but would strongly recommend joining the class.

A Mountain Journey

Good morning everyone, here is the plan for Monday (A-L) and Tuesday (M-Z)

  • silent reading-let’s read for 20 minutes today.
  • Short Story Terminology Quiz
  • Go over Short Story Summary for “The Paper Bag Princess”
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  • How does setting impact the plot and characters? Look for evidence that supports your opinion.

Short Story Terminology and Elements of Plot

Good afternoon everyone, this is the plan for Thursday A-L & Friday M-Z

Silent Reading-if you don’t have a book, I have a collection you can choose from, just wash/sanitize first and sign out with me.

These are the prose terms you need for Grade 9, they will expand each year! Quiz on Monday for A-L and Tuesday for M-Z

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Click here for the quizlet to practice the terms

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All About Me Descriptive Writing

Good afternoon everyone, we will get started at 12:15 today, you can click on the meeting link below to join. I will also send it out in teams.

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No Red Ink: most of you have already signed up to www.noredink.com for a student account.  Our class code is ‘calm dollar 61’ or you can click on this link. Please create a username that is recognizable (not goofy, with your name in it). Once you sign in, you will be asked to select some pop culture preferences (shows, sports, movies, etc.) and this will personalize your learning experience. Our first unit, is a review (hopefully) of the Parts of Speech. There are 5 of you who have not signed up yet, I will be connecting with you to ensure you know how.  We will spend about 15 minutes today working on Parts of Speech review.  If you have finished, well done! You may explore topics of your choice on the site, or silent read.

We will explore grammar on Wednesdays and silent reading on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, please bring a book from home, or download an ebook from the local library. I also have a selection of books to choose from, and you can sign out.

What is descriptive writing?

What is a SWAY? It is a digital presentation tool in your office 365.

Welcome to English 9!

  • Welcome to English Language Arts 9! Although the format is different, you will still be learning.  We will be using edublog and teams throughout this quarter.
  • Land Acknowledgement-Why We Acknowledge?
  • First please bookmark this blog, http://myriverside.sd43.bc.ca/etate/category/english-9-agenda/ and let’s do a walk through so you can see where everything is.
  • Let’s get organized!  Create a digital folder  called English 9.  You will also need sub folders as we go through the units: Short Stories, Writing, Poetry, Lit Circles
  • English 9 Course Outline open and save this in English 9 folder
  • Partner Interview: make sure you get enough detail to write a paragraph about this partner. You will notice your partner and you (one group of 3) as a channel in teams.  This is a new way of doing this, while maintaining social distancing.
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  • No Red Ink: go to www.noredink.com and sign up for a student account.  Our class code is ‘calm dollar 61’ or you can click on this link. Please create a username that is recognizable (not goofy, with your name in it). Once you sign in, you will be asked to select some pop culture preferences (shows, sports, movies, etc.) and this will personalize your learning experience. Our first unit, is a review (hopefully) of the Parts of Speech.

Lit Circle Wrap Up & Core Competency final reflection

Here is the schedule for this week:

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Monday- working on Literary Element Log & Core Competency reflection-how have you adjusted to this new learning environment.  Choose the 1-2 cc that you had to access for success this final term.

Final element: Author study!  I have put this ppt on teams as well.

Literary Elements Reading Log

Please update and finish off with evidence that connects to the story.

Tuesday

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You will be working on an individual project relating to the novel for the remaining classes.  We will explore different topics and means of delivery.

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Thursday

I will be meeting with you via teams, or you can email me your detailed plan for your project.

You need to have a step by step timeline and be able to identify the theme(s) that you are focusing on.

Due Date: Thursday, June 18th You will sign up for a 5 minute time slot where you ‘present’ your project to me through teams.

Tag: litproject (a, b, c)

Category: English 9

 

 

Lit Circles: Section 8 (the end!) & Theme

Hi everyone,

Edublog is working again, so I will post our week’s schedule here.  This is the final section of our novel, so dig in!

Monday-we will read from “Rowdy and I Have A Long and Serious Discussion About Basketball” to the end!  I think that title might be an example of?? (literary device to hint at something to come).

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Tuesday- this week’s literary element is theme!  What is theme again?  Today you will work on final role for lit circles.  Thursday’s lit circle discussion will be the final one for this school year, make it work!

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Lit Circles Section 6: Point of View

Hi everyone, here is the week’s schedule.  This week’s literary element is brought to you  by point of view.  We will look deeper at point of view and how it impacts our understanding of the story, on Wednesday.

Tuesday: Read section 6, from “My Sister Sends Me a Letter” up to and including “A Partridge in a Pear Tree”.  We are leading up to the climax.

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Wednesday: Today we will focus on Point of View.  Please record the basic definition in your literary element log, and using specific examples from the story, explain how the perspective of “True Diary” helps the reader understand the plot, conflict, etc. of the story.

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Thursday

Lit Circle Discussions:

Please confirm your times.  Check your schedule.  You are allowed to miss one (if you have your work up on teams).  After that, it is minus 5 marks for each one missed without permission.

 

 

Lit Circles Section 5: Plot

Hi everyone,

Here is the schedule for this week.  This week’s literary focus is plot.

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Monday: Reading “Hunger Pains” to “Don’t Trust Your Computer” about 25 pages

Make sure you switch your roles, you may be on the final one, or back to the one you began with.

Tuesday: This week’s literary focus is PLOT.  We have discussed what the initiating incident is, can you look at what might be some events for the rising action?  If you were to draw a plot diagram (Freytag’s Pyramid).  What are the key events you would add? Either in a diagram, or point form please add to this week’s literary log, you will not be able to finish it yet as we have not reached the climax.

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Thursday: Lit Circle Discussions. Is everyone ok to use the same time slot?