Monthly Archives: October 2018

Wednesday October 31st, 2018

Happy Halloween!

Yesterday we worked on an Author Biography for Maya Angelou and then we moved into analyzing poems for What Do I Remember of the Evacuation, Walking on Both Sides of the Border and Caged Bird.

No Red Ink:  Phrases and Dependent Clauses

*Analyzing Poems: In groups, you will be going through the analyzing poetry resource and applying it to the three poems we studied: “Walking on two Sides of the Border”, “What do I remember of the Evacuation”, and “Caged Bird”. We will do this on larger paper so we can Jig saw and post/gallery walk.

Tuesday October 30th, 2018

Good Morning!

Yesterday we ended class by looking at Jim Crow Laws and the Civil Rights movement (Non-Fiction). Let go over the document:

*Head’s Up:  Spoken Word is coming up….you should be starting to think about what you will do yours on…

*Head’s Up:  I have started to navigate into some of your blogs and many of you have not posted work I have asked you to post with the proper tags.

-paragraph on Identities

-Synthesis Essay on “A Teacher’s Reward” and “Long Long After School”

-A photo of your Character multi venn diagram.

Author Biography for Maya Angelou

Today we will take a close look at the three poems we have been looking at…

*Analyzing Poems: In groups, you will be going through the analyzing poetry resource and applying it to the three poems we studied: “Walking on two Sides of the Border”, “What do I remember of the Evacuation”, and “Caged Bird”. We will do this on larger paper so we can Jig saw and post/gallery walk.

Monday October 29th, 2018

Good Morning!

On Friday we did a Friday write then worked on a new poem on residential schools.

*What did we learn about Residential Schools?

*Go over the sheet you worked on during Friday’s class

*Author Biography:  learning more about Alatook Ipellie

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*Analyzing Poems:  In groups, you will be going through the analyzing poetry resource and applying it to the three poems we studied:  “Walking on two Sides of the Border”, “What do I remember of the Evacuation”, and “Caged Bird”.  We will do this on larger paper so we can post/gallery walk.

Thursday October 25th, 2018

Good Morning,

Yesterday, we worked on No Red Ink (parallel structure and prepositional phrases).  We then finished our song analysis –applying the steps in “Analyzing Poetry” toward a song of your choice.

We also read the poem “What Do I Remember of the Evacuation”.

*Complete the Japanese internment internet search

*About the Author

History Sept. 22, 1988: apology to Japanese-Canadians of WWII

Rare views of Japanese-Canadian internment: 19 images remembering one of Canada’s darkest hours

https://learning.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/ePubFaShRacRedJap.pdf