Lit Circle & Spoken Word

  • no red ink: finish quiz
  • Check in with group for 5th discussion
  • When 5th discussion is complete, fill out a pink reflection sheet and hand in
  • Time to work on spoken word

i am graffiti

  • acknowledgement
  • Passion Project: 7 Grandfather teachings from Janice and Ava
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  • Study for poetry terms quiz retest Friday Click here for Quizlet
  • Poetry final will be Wednesday, December 4th
  • Poems studied in class: Driving Thunder Road, Poem, History Lesson, i am graffiti, The Elders Are Watching
  • Spoken word in class Monday/Tuesday-you need to be working on this outside of class and for homework!!!
  • Send me your outline for passion project

Passion project &i am graffiti

  • Acknowledgement: Steven
  • “History Lesson” Allusions: finish oral presentations
  • Passion project: check in.  Open up your project plan, I will come around and check it.
  • Click here for link to sign up.
  • You need to have at least 3 outside resources: can be story, poem, youtube, elder, at least 1piece of literature
  • Passion Project

Lit Circles Section 5

  • Finish reading Section #5
  • Notes for Section 5: I will be collecting these after your 5th discussion.  Please take some time to polish them up, ask me what I’d give you (out of 50)
  • Discussion 5 is scheduled for today or tomorrow
  • Work on spoken word when done
  • Spoken word class presentations: Monday, December 2nd & Tuesday, December 3rd

Allusion in Poetry: History Lesson

  • acknowledgement: Robbie
  • no red ink: finish adj/adv quiz
  • oral storytelling: Last one.  Please be ready with a draft of spoken word for
  • “History Lesson” in groups you will “Step 4”.  Read the poem again, collect some more information to educate yourselves and the class, then present your findings to the class.
  • Learning Journal #6: “Is this poem a fair and accurate depiction of North America history from 1492 to present day?” DUE FRIDAY
  • Spoken word in class finals will be on Monday, December 2nd & Tuesday, December 3rd, school wide finals December 5th & 6th in blocks C & D
  • Reminders: Wednesday your plan for passion project.
  • Poetry quiz retest: Friday—–Updated, I will be adding a terminology portion to the upcoming poetry final.

Lit Circle #4

  • No Red Ink: some of you have not done the ‘building good sentences’ please complete.  If finished: silent read (check due dates), spoken word, or lit circle work
  • Finish reading section 4
  • Finish up role for Discussion 4
  • If all of the group members are finished their work, and there is at least 20 minutes left in block, have discussion 4
  • If you are finished your role, but the rest of the group isn’t, work on your spoken word
  • Reminder: Spoken word in class Mon Dec. 2nd & Tues. Dec. 3rd
  • School finals: Thursday Dec. 5th (Gr. 9/10)

Spoken Word

  • check in with group, adjust reading schedule
  • Time to work on spoken word-in class presentations next Monday!
  • Time to read Section 4

Oral Storytelling & Spoken Word

  • oral storytelling
  • Poetry Terminology Quiz
  • Time to work on spoken word
  • refer to Friday’s post for documents for Spoken Word
  • Spoken word in class finals will be on Monday, December 2nd & Tuesday, December 3rd, school wide finals December 4th & 5th in blocks C & D
  • Reminders: Wednesday your plan for passion project.

Spoken Word

  • Acknowledgement
  • Silent Reading: Let’s read this article first: Six Emerging Aboriginal Artist in Canada Who Are Inspiring Change
  • Oral storytelling:
  • How can the use of a digital platform allow First Nations to share stories of identity and opportunities to share issues and raise cultural awareness?
  • How can art be a force of change and part of reconciliation?