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Thursday May 9th, 2019

Good Morning,

*Silent Reading

*Reminder:  Spoken Word is on Monday May 13th so make sure you are ready to go!

*Literature Circle discussion:  please get together with your group members for your discussion.  Your roles should all be prepared and ready to go.  Your group may want to start an Office 365 Document (if you haven’t already) to keep track of everyone’s roles as you go through the novel (completed role sheets….)

*Working Document:  After your discussion, complete the following reflection sheet.

Tuesday May 7th 2019

Good Afternoon!

*Will continue to read “Takedown”

*Yesterday we brainstormed where we find Visual Designs and what makes a good Visual Design.  We then started on a sample Visual Design from an old provincial exam.

provincial exam sample

The above link is the sample you worked on yesterday.

*We will go through the rubric so you know how the provincial exam will be marked.

*After we go through the rubric, we will look at student samples from a previous exam so you will have an idea how they will be marked.

*What mark do you think your visual design will get?

Create a Brand?  Should we create criteria for a visual design you will make?

  1. What type of visual design?  pamphlet, poster, advertisement etc.
  2. Brand
  3. Messaging
  4. Layout

August 2013 Answer Key

We will be looking at the answer key above for provincial exams as the rubrics for how you will be assessed are on this document.

 

Tuesday May 7th, 2019

Good Morning,

*Silent Reading

*Reminder:  Spoken Word is on Monday May 13th, 2017

*Literature Circle discussion:  please get together with your group members for your discussion.  Your roles should all be prepared and ready to go.  Your group may want to start an Office 365 Document to keep track of everyone’s roles as you go through the novel (completed role sheets….)

*Working Document:  After your discussion, complete the following reflection sheet.

*Your next Literature Circle Discussion is on Thursday May 9th so make sure your role is ready!

Monday May 6th, 2019

Good Afternoon!

*We will continue to read our novel “Takedown”.

*We will be starting a new section that will be on the provincial exam.  This section is called “Visual Design”.

*Brainstorm:  Where do you see examples of visual designs in your daily life?

*Brainstorm:  What makes a good visual design?

*We will take a look at Visual Designs on the provincial exam

provincial exam sample

August 2013 Answer Key

We will be looking at the answer key above for provincial exams as the rubrics for how you will be assessed are on this document.

 

Monday May 6th, 2019

Good Morning!

*Silent Reading

*Reminder:  Spoken Word will be next week on Monday May 13th…

*Friday Write (on a Monday) as we won’t have a chance to do a write this week due to the Pro D Day.

*Brainstorm what makes a scary story….

*If time, ensure your role for tomorrow’s Literature Circle Discussion is ready to go…

Friday May 3rd, 2019

Good Morning,

*Reminder:  Today there is a spirit assembly so each class is about an hour long…

*Silent Reading

In preparation for next week’s Literature Circle Discussion:

-Brainstorm what a good discussion looks like…

1.Asking questions
2. Listening actively to others
3. Responding thoughtfully to others
4. Providing elaborations or explanations
5. Stating the main idea or supporting details
6. Using the text/article to support ideas and opinions
7. Making personal connections to real life experiences
8. Making connections to other books, articles, theories
9. Reflecting on the reading by setting new goals, sharing
implications for practice, or suggesting new ways of doing things
10. Writing down highlights to be shared during whole class share

Time to prepare your role sheet…

Thursday May 2nd, 2019

Good Afternoon,

*Reminder:  You will have a quiz on business letters Friday.

*We will continue to read our novel “Takedown”.

*Kahoot: business letters

*Complaint Letter:  These should be completed and printed and ready to hand in!

*Letters of Request:  These should be almost done and ready to hand in!

*Provincial Exam Practice Letter

 

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*We will take a look at Visual Designs on the provincial exam

provincial exam sample

August 2013 Answer Key

We will be looking at the answer key above for provincial exams as the rubrics for how you will be assessed are on this document.

 

Thursday May 2nd, 2019

Good Morning!

Yesterday we started looking and choosing our novels for Literature Circles.

*Silent Reading

*Class Activity:  on a piece of paper, draw what comes to mind after reading the opening of your novel.

■  A scene, character, moment, or event from the story
■ An image or picture that came to mind while you were reading; it
   could be a memory or scene from your life
■  A diagram, flow chart, or map of the story
■  An abstract form that represents a thought or feeling you got from the
    reading—an explosion, a thunderbolt, a pattern, etc.
*Meet back in your group.
-Confirm The Reading Schedule
-Establish roles and and reading necessary for our first discussion which will take place on Tuesday May  7th, 2019.
-Complete Role Sheet for the discussion

Wednesday May 1, 2019

Good Afternoon,

*Reminder:  You will have a quiz on business letters at the end of this week/start of next week.

*We will continue to read our novel “Takedown”.

*Complaint Letter:  These should be completed and printed and ready to hand in!

*Letters of Request:  These should be almost done and ready to hand in!

*Provincial Exam Practice Letter

 

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*We will take a look at Visual Designs on the provincial exam

provincial exam sample

August 2013 Answer Key

We will be looking at the answer key above for provincial exams as the rubrics for how you will be assessed are on this document.