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Friday January 18th, 2019

Good Morning,

Kahoot

https://create.kahoot.it/details/literary-devices/e7466719-3a11-4741-bebe-dced5bf438a9

Today we will be working on an e-exam…today we are starting the composition.

Contrast the relationships that the father in “Wordsmith” and Sam Sing in “The Gold Mountain Coat” have with their children. You must refer to both passages in your essay.

https://www.awinfosys.com/eassessment/eexams_copyright.htm

Monday January 14th, 2019

Good Morning!

*Head’s up:  Does anyone still have a novel?  If so, you need to hand it in today!

*Head’s up:  If you missed any test or quiz, today is the day to make it up!

Homework check:  Please have the following two documents open:

1)  The paragraph on “Personal Helycon” from Sample A E-Exam.

2) The synthesis essay template for the synthesis section of Sample A E-Exam.

Kahoot:

https://create.kahoot.it/details/literary-terms-literary-devices/ae11bc8e-f9ca-49a1-bb20-288f0485c0ea

*Please turn to “No Red Ink”.  You are to work on one of the assignments you have not yet done….

*We will now work on the composition section of the exam we started…

https://www.awinfosys.com/eassessment/eexams_copyright.htm

 

 

Friday January 11th, 2019

Good Morning!

*Any Books to return?

*Head’s Up: if you need to make up any tests or quizzes from throughout the semester, please be prepared for this test and/or quiz for Monday January 14th.

*Head’s Up: Today is the Day for late assignments is on Friday January 11th.

*We are going to start going through some exam prep for the provincial exam.

please return to the exam we started yesterday…

https://www.awinfosys.com/eassessment/eexams_copyright.htm

we are going to start on the synthesis section of the exam.  I would like you to complete the template below for the essay:

C Block:

I will go through the document below:

as well as explain how e-exams work.  We will then continue on with the exam starting with the synthesis section…

 

 

 

 

Thursday January 10th, 2019

Good Morning!

*Any Books to return?

*Head’s Up: if you need to make up any tests or quizzes from throughout the semester, please be prepared for this test and/or quiz for Monday January 14th.

*Head’s Up: Last Day for late assignments is on Friday January 11th.

*We are going to start going through some exam prep for the provincial exam.

*Sorry C Block…I know I missed yesterday with a specialist appointment for my son…but I got an emergency phone call during Block B so had to leave in a rush.  

We will go through the below on Friday.

For Today: 

*Start with No Red Ink:  Start with one of the new assignments that you have not yet done.

Click on the Link below…I was going to show you the e-exam version but for today, please work on the “paper version.”  I would like you to start on the “Stand Alone” and Synthesis component of this exam.  Because it is on paper, you may have to split your screen and write your responses on a word doc.  Sorry about this..I had to leave in a rush!

Good Morning!

*Any Books to return?

*Head’s Up: if you need to make up any tests or quizzes from throughout the semester, please be prepared for this test and/or quiz for Monday January 14th.

*Head’s Up: Last Day for late assignments is on Friday January 11th.

*We are going to start going through some exam prep for the provincial exam.

*Sorry C Block…I know I missed yesterday with a specialist appointment for my son…but I got an emergency phone call during Block so had to leave in a rush.  

We will go through the below on Friday.

For Today: 

*Start with No Red Ink:  Start with one of the new assignments that you have not yet done.

Click on the Link below…I was going to show you the e-exam version but for today, please work on the “paper version.”  I would like you to start on the “Stand Alone” and Synthesis component of this exam.  Because it is on paper, you may have to split your screen and write your responses on a word doc.  Sorry about this..I had to leave in a rush!

https://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/exams/search/grade12/english/release/exam/1213en_p.pdf

You are welcome to start reading through the prep package if you are bored…

*e-exams:  Practice exam

https://www.awinfosys.com/eassessment/eexams_copyright.htm

We will be looking at the sample 2008/2009 exam to start.

*I have added some assignments to “No Red Ink”.  These may help you prepare in for your provincial exam …

  1. Thesis Statements
  2. Body paragraphs:  Embedding Evidence
  3. Body paragraphs:  Claims, Evidence and Reasoning
  4. Embedding Evidence:  Mechanics of Quotations
  5. Parallel Structure and Misplaced Modifiers

Wednesday January 9th, 2019

Good Morning!

*Any Books to return?

*Head’s Up: if you need to make up any tests or quizzes from throughout the semester, please be prepared for this test and/or quiz for Monday January 14th.

*Head’s Up: Last Day for late assignments is on Friday January 11th.

*Yesterday, we started a class activity…writing a ‘One Act Play’.  You have time to work on your script and act out your ‘play’.  You will have a short amount of time to finish writing your group script if you have not yet done so.  We will then see each group perform their One Act Play

*I have added some assignments to “No Red Ink”.  These may help you prepare in for your provincial exam …

  1. Thesis Statements
  2. Body paragraphs:  Embedding Evidence
  3. Body paragraphs:  Claims, Evidence and Reasoning
  4. Embedding Evidence:  Mechanics of Quotations
  5. Parallel Structure and Misplaced Modifiers

Tuesday January 8th, 2019

Good Morning!

*Any Books to return?

*Head’s Up: if you need to make up any tests or quizzes from throughout the semester, please be prepared for this test and/or quiz for Monday January 14th.

*Head’s Up: Last Day for late assignments is on Friday January 11th.

*Yesterday, we started a class activity…writing a ‘One Act Play’.  You have time to work on your script and act out your ‘play’.  If time, we will act these out at the end of class.  If not, we will perform these on Wednesday

*I have added some assignments to “No Red Ink”.  These may help you prepare in for your provincial exam …

  1. Thesis Statements
  2. Body paragraphs:  Embedding Evidence
  3. Body paragraphs:  Claims, Evidence and Reasoning
  4. Embedding Evidence:  Mechanics of Quotations
  5. Parallel Structure and Misplaced Modifiers

Monday January 7th, 2019

Good Morning!

I hope you all had a great Winter Break!

*Any Books to return?

*Head’s Up:  if you need to make up any tests or quizzes from throughout the semester, please be prepared for this test and/or quiz for Monday January 14th.

*Head’s Up:  Last Day for late assignments is on Friday January 11th.

Today, we are starting Drama

What Makes a good play?  Brainstorm

*Whoosh, Bing Ooga:  Warm up activity

*You will be creating “One Act Play”.

-The purpose of this activity is to create an understanding and appreciation by the students of good dramatic literature, play production, and to instruct students in acting.
-Things that students will have to think about: Characterization, Physicality, Voice, Ensemble, Timing, Staging, and Overall Effectiveness.
You will draw names and be placed into groups of four.  In your group, you will be create a “One Act Play”.  You must come up with
a) a topic for your play
b) a script
c) rehearse and ‘act’ your play out
d) have fun!