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Thursday October 10th, 2019

Good Morning!

*Song analysis:  where are we at?

Post the lyrics, embed the video, and include your analysis.  Use the tag:

NelsonsongFall2019A

NelsonsongFall2019C

* “What Do I Remember of the Evacuation”

http://www.joykogawa.ca/what-do-you-remember-of-the-evacuation.html

*Go through the analyzing poetry resource for “What do I Remember of the Evacuation.”

*After knowing more about that Japanese internment and the author, what meaning does this add to the poem itself?

 

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

https://www.poetryinvoice.com/poems/walking-both-sides-invisible-border

 

*What did we learn about Residential Schools?

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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

Wednesday October 9th, 2019

Good Afternoon,

*Reminder:  You have a short story test tomorrow, October 8th, 2019

*No Red Ink:  Semicolons and colons/ Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers.

*You will need to work on a short story summary for this story:

Essay Question:  Compare and/or contrast Ms. Hancock and Charlotte’s mother and how they influence Charlotte.

-share ideas generated from our Venn Diagram

compare-and-contrast-powerpoint-2

 

 

Wednesday October 9th, 2019

Good Morning

*No Red Ink:  Semicolons and colons/Misplaced Modifiers

Good Morning!

*Song analysis:  where are we at?

Post with the following tag:

NelsonsongFall2019A

NelsonsongFall2019C

* “What Do I Remember of the Evacuation”

http://www.joykogawa.ca/what-do-you-remember-of-the-evacuation.html

*After knowing more about that Japanese internment and the author, what meaning does this add to the poem itself?

Tuesday October 8th, 2019

Good Afternoon,

*Reminder:  You will have a short story test on Thursday October 10th, 2019.

*Yesterday we finished reading “The Metaphor” and worked on a Venn Diagram comparing Charlotte’s Mother and Ms. Hancock.

*You will need to work on a short story summary for this story:

Essay Question:  Compare and/or contrast Ms. Hancock and Charlotte’s mother and how they influence Charlotte.

-share ideas generated from our Venn Diagram

compare-and-contrast-powerpoint-2

Monday October 7th, 2019

Good Morning!

*Head’s Up:  Short story test tomorrow: Tuesday October 8th, 2019

Kahoot: Review of our short story terms

https://create.kahoot.it/details/short-story-terms/d45d70a7-2af1-4504-b277-a77a1c06d808

Short Story Concept Map Review Activity: Where are we at?

Poetry Terms:  How much do we remember?  Kahoot

https://create.kahoot.it/details/poetry-terms/df55cd79-6dae-4d6d-92f3-d7d583c614be

Analyzing Poetry:  Choose an appropriate song –one that you connect with.  You will analyze your song following the steps in the “Analyzing Poetry” resource.

Thursday October 3rd, 2019

Good Afternoon,

*We will go over the comprehension questions from the activity packet

-Short Story summary

-We will read the short story “The Metaphor” together as a class.

*Reminder:  short story unit test next week.

-Sam the Athlete

-House

-Forgiveness in Families

-Harrison Bergeron

-The Tell Tale Heart

-The Metaphor

(short story summary sheets, short story terms, application of the terms on the short stories.)   You can find terms quizzes…on kahoot or quizlet..

*You are to complete “Building Understanding” for “The Tell Tale Heart”.