Category Archives: English 12

Friday September 18th, 2020

Good Morning!

*Rhetorical Devices and Strategies:  these are terms you also need to know for a quiz

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*How are we making out with our paragraphs on “Identities”:  time to peer edit and review.

*Essay topics for our synthesis essay

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Kahoots:)

-claims and arguments

-fallacies

-We are starting a new short story today

Most Dangerous Game Pre-Reading Activity below:

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Most Dangerous Game Short Story below:

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Wednesday September 16th, 2020

Good Morning!

Today we are starting “No Red Ink”

No Red Ink:  You will get a username and password to log into No Red Ink.  You will be navigated to put in your pop culture interests…You will then have an assignment to work on….sentence fragments.


Wednesday Writes:  we will spend time each Wednesday writing.  This writing will mostly be focused on ‘compositions’.  This is an opportunity for you to be creative, reflective and critical with your own writing.

Narrative Writing

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Topics:

*The biggest misunderstanding

*The difficult decision


*We are starting a new short story “Long Long After School”.

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*Find Examples of ‘Irony’

Complete the document below as a group on office 365:

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How are Wes and Ms. Trethway alike?  Venn Diagram:  Synthesis

Tuesday September 15th, 2020

Good Morning,

It was great getting to know you all a little better yesterday! We read the short story “Identities” and worked on the Yes/No Chart (below)

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*Group Activity:  Each Group will identify a different lens.  Each group will have a different lens.  Your task is to identify how the story could be interpreted based on the lens your group is responsible for…

Persuasive Writing

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What techniques are used in these?

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Some resources I want you to think of as you transform your paragraph template into a rough draft:

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You will have time to write your outline and rough draft of your paragraph on “Identities”.

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*Find Examples of ‘Irony’

Complete the document below as a group on office 365:

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How are Wes and Ms. Trethway alike?  Venn Diagram:  Synthesis

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Monday September 14th, 2020

Good Morning!

Welcome to English 12!  Today, we will better get to know each other as well as go over our class outline.

Ice Breaker Interview Questions

-Short story Terms

“Identities”

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We are starting with our short story unit:

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*Group Activity:  Each Group will identify a different lens.  Each group will have a different lens.  Your task is to identify how the story could be interpreted based on the lens your group is responsible for…

What is your decision:  Four Corners

Persuasive Writing

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Monday June 15th-Friday June 19th 2020

Hello Everyone,

*Just a reminder that your Connections Based Inquiry Novel project is due on Monday June 15th.  Please ensure it is in on time as it is a tight timeline for report cards…

*During our class meeting last week I said we would have a class meeting on Monday.  I will have to change this to TUESDAY.  I realized after that many of you will have your time slots for commencement so I don’t want to double book you!

So please join me for a Teams meeting on Tuesday June 16th

C Block:  Tuesday June 16th @ 11:30am

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D Block:  Tuesday June 16th @ 12:35

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Your assignment for the week:

You are to write a Core Competency Reflection.  This Core Competency Reflection is to be on the process of creating your Connections Based Inquiry Novel Project and/or your end product.  You can choose which competency you will reflect on (based on reading about the competencies in the document below.)  You are to refer to the document Below to help guide you in your reflection…

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Once you have read how to do a self assessment, you are to complete the document below (you can choose to do it on either Word or PDF).

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*You are to post this core competency reflection on your blog with the appropriate TAG (refer to document “How to assess Using Core Competency”….

*I would also like you to upload this on to Teams…

Monday June 8th 2020

Good Morning Everyone,

*Please follow along with your Connections Based Inquiry Novel and please pay close attention to deadlines.  It is imperative that you get things in on time so that I can mark and start to get report cards ready (as the office needs these…so please do not push the deadlines back  –especially the final project date of Monday June 15th.

Please also ensure you do log into our Teams meetings…the links are all on the previous post.

A Block:  Tuesday at 9am

C Block:  Monday at 11:30 am

D Block:  Monday at 12:35

*LATE WORK:  Any late work needs to come in ASAP.  The deadline I have for any late work including Friday Writes is Thursday June 11th.  I need time to mark these assignments and add them into MYED for reporting purposes…and most of these assignments at that point would be at least two weeks late.

Monday June 8th-Friday June 12

Hello Everyone,

*Please Join me Monday for a class Teams meeting during what would be our class time.  This is to answer questions about the novel, discuss year-end items, as well a few other housekeeping items.  This is a mandatory meeting so please ensure you attend.

C Block: Monday  June 8th, 2020 @ 11:30am

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D Block: Monday June 8th, 2020 @ 12:35pm

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*No Red Ink:  No new assignment.  Please ensure that you are up to date and finish off as much as you can by Friday June 12th.

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Connections Based Inquiry Novel Project

*Your final Project is Due Monday June 15th.

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*Your Proposal is Due Friday June 5th

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*Connection Based Inquiry Novel Project Literature and Document Part 1 is Due on Monday June 8th.

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*Connections Based Inquiry Novel Project Literature and Document Part 2 is Due on Wednesday June 9th.

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Friday June 5th 2020

Hey Everyone,

For those of you who missed Literature Circles this week…I want you to join me tomorrow during our class time.  During Lit. Circles this week, I went over the project so some of you may have questions if you did not make it to your discussion…If you are in class you will get this live:)

C Block:  Friday June 5th @ 11:30

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D Block:  Friday June 5th @ 12:35

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Monday June 1st-Friday June 5th 2020

Hello Everyone,

We are still continuing with our online learning –with the option of in class support.

*If you have not yet handed in your Friday Writes…please do so.

*If you have not been attending Literature Circles…you need to do so.

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No Red Ink:  Writing: Embedding Evidence

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Literature Circle Discussions:

Block C:

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas:  Monday June 1st@ 11:30am

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All The Light You Cannot See:  Monday June 1st@11:45 am

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Night:  Thursday June 4th @ 11:30am

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz:  Thursday June 4th @ 11:45 am

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Red Rising:  Thursday June 4th @ 12:00pm

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Block D:

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas:  Monday June 1st@ 12:35pm

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All The Light You Cannot See:  Monday June 1st @ 12:50pm

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Night:  Thursday June 4th @ 12:35pm

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz:  Thursday June 4th @ 12:50pm

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Red Rising:  Thursday June 4th @ 1:10pm

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*Please complete and upload the document below after your literature circle discussion.  It will be called “Literature Circle Debrief #2”

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As we are now done our Friday Writes (and they should be uploaded to TEAMS by now), we are starting a new novel inquiry project.

Novel Inquiry Project:  This is an inquiry based project where you will be making connections between the novel you chose to read with other literature.  Please Read the following document:

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Please hand in your first task of this project by Friday June 5th.  The first task is the document below…it is the English 10 Connections Based Inquiry Project Planning Sheet:

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You will need to complete the project (and due dates will be coming the following week….)

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