Monthly Archives: February 2019

Thursday February 28th, 2019

Good Morning!

*Reminder:  Your synthesis essays were due yesterday…

In groups, look for devices and humour used in Stuart MacLean’s “Dave Cooks a Turkey”.  On office 365 or whatever you may choose, find examples of humour throughout the short story.  What techniques did Maclean use to create humour?

How Stuart McLean helped define us

*Quick search: The role of men and women in the Victorian Era…What would it have been like to be a man or a woman living during the Victorian Era?  Search out the history of this time period then answer this question….

*Read aloud the short story “The Waltz”.

*Write a few paragraphs from the short story “The Waltz” but from the perspective of the man 🙂

Thursday February 28th, 2019

Good Afternoon,

We are continuing to read our novel “If I Should Die Before I Wake”.  We are now on chapter 20.

 

-“The Lottery”:  Worksheet on ‘forms’ that we started yesterday….

 

 

 

We will go over the short story summary for “The Lottery”.

Kahoot on the lottery

https://create.kahoot.it/#quiz/a84fb311-750d-4ace-9aa6-3659e4d19c7b

https://create.kahoot.it/details/the-lottery/89a78bc5-206e-4147-a134-b5b933379ee8

Wednesday February 27th, 2019

Good Morning!

*No Red Ink:  Embedding Quotations and MLA

“The Most Dangerous Game”:  Writing activity.   This story ends with an indeterminate ending.  Write a paragraph that would continue after the last paragraph of the story to illustrate how you see the story would go…Anyone want to read their story aloud?!

https://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/vinyl-cafe/episode/11221890

*”Dave Cooks a Turkey”: audio

https://soundcloud.com/cbc-radio-one/vinyl-cafe-dave-cooks-the

How Stuart McLean helped define us

What Rhetorical devices can you use to help you add humour in your writing?  Refer to rhetorical devices resource and as a group, brainstorm ideas.

Wednesday February 27th, 2019

We are continuing to read our novel “If I Should Die Before I Die”.  We are now on chapter 18.

*No Red Ink:  Choosing the appropriate Conjunction

-We read the short story “The Lottery” yesterday.

The Lottery

The Lottery Powerpoint

Kahoot on the lottery

https://create.kahoot.it/#quiz/a84fb311-750d-4ace-9aa6-3659e4d19c7b

https://create.kahoot.it/details/the-lottery/89a78bc5-206e-4147-a134-b5b933379ee8

 

 

Tuesday February 26th, 2019

Good Morning!

*Today we will start out with peer edit of our synthesis essay on “A Teachers’ Rewards” and “Long Long After School”.

*Reminder:  Synthesis Essays are Due Tuesday.  Please bring in a PAPER copy of your essay.

Tag:  Nelsonsynthesis2019A

          Nelsonsynthesis2019D

https://sd43bcca-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/jenelson_sd43_bc_ca/EYr1wVZeufxItdbCAGCgRmkBmWUetQFcX3g3768uq4Jsqw?e=Trxm7i

“The Most Dangerous Game”:  Writing activity.   This story ends with an indeterminate ending.  Write a paragraph that would continue after the last paragraph of the story to illustrate how you see the story would go…

*The art of story telling

 

https://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/vinyl-cafe/episode/11221890

*”Dave Cooks a Turkey”: audio

https://soundcloud.com/cbc-radio-one/vinyl-cafe-dave-cooks-the

Monday February 25th, 2019

Good Afternoon!

We will continue to read our novel “If I Should Wake Before I Die”.  We are now on chapter 18.

-We will work on the questions for “The Monkeys Paw”.

-We will start to  read “The Lottery”

The Lottery

The Lottery Powerpoint

Kahoot on the lottery

https://create.kahoot.it/#quiz/a84fb311-750d-4ace-9aa6-3659e4d19c7b

https://create.kahoot.it/details/the-lottery/89a78bc5-206e-4147-a134-b5b933379ee8

kahoot on the monkey’s paw

https://create.kahoot.it/details/the-monkey-s-paw-review/644499d2-474d-476c-b867-19c807fc4be3

 

Monday February 24th, 2019

Good Morning,

*Today we will start out with peer edit of our synthesis essay on “A Teachers’ Rewards” and “Long Long After School”.

*Reminder:  Synthesis Essays are Due Tuesday.  Please bring in a PAPER copy of your essay.

Tag:  Nelsonsynthesis2019A

          Nelsonsynthesis2019D

https://sd43bcca-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/jenelson_sd43_bc_ca/EYr1wVZeufxItdbCAGCgRmkBmWUetQFcX3g3768uq4Jsqw?e=Trxm7i

 

Wednesday February 20th, 2019

Good Afternoon!

We will continue to read our novel “If I Should Die Before I Wake”.

Things Nobody Tells You About Life After High School Graduation

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-Short Story Summary for “Long Long After School”.

-We will start to read “The Monkey’s Paw”….

The Monkey’s Paw

-We will be working on the work pack on “The Monkey’s Paw”.  You can work in partners if you want…this may take us to the end of the class…

 

Wednesday February 20th, 2019

Good Morning!

*Reminder:  Quiz on short story terms, what is style, and rhetorical devices (arguments) on Thursday February 21st, 2019.

We will be doing a Friday Write on a Wednesday 🙂

  •  An experience that taught me you to appreciate life more
  • The most embarrassing experience of your life.

when you are done this, you may continue to work on your synthesis essay.

*If time, we will finish reading “The Most Dangerous Game”