Category Archives: English 12

Wednesday February 21st, 2024

Good Afternoon!

*No Red Ink: Embedding Evidence Continued

*Yesterday we read ‘Borders’ by Thomas King…

*

*Head’s Up:  we are almost done our short story unit…next week there will be a test on the short stories, prose fiction terms (application of terms to stories) and you will have a “sight story” one you have never read before.

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

————————————————————————————————————

*”Dave Cooks a Turkey”: audio

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

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

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?

https://youtu.be/doKRZM_Uvko

https://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/columnists/rudyk-stuart-mclean-helped-define-whats-great-about-being-canadian

*Synthesis Essays:  You have time to work on these…

 

 

 

Tuesday February 20th, 2024

Good Afternoon!

*Head’s Up: Short story test next week…

Part 1:  Reading Comprehension:  sight passage with 8/9 multiple choice questions and a paragraph response (take a look at paragraph outline for “Identities”.

Part 2:  Short Story Test.

What to prepare:

Stories on Test:

1)Identities                              2)  Long Long After School

3) A Teachers’ Rewards         4) The Most Dangerous Game

5) The Waltz                             6) Borders

7) Dave Cooks a Turkey

-know your prose fiction terms  and how to apply terms to the short stories

-Short Answers including synthesis questions between the stories

REASONS TO CREATE A LAND ACKNOWLEDGMENT / STATEMENT OF RECONCILIATION
1. To acknowledge
Indigenous histories;
2. To acknowledge that Indigenous Peoples were here first;
3. To acknowledge that
there were Nation-to-Nation
agreements;
4. To acknowledge that these
agreements led to treaties;
5. To acknowledge that it is
because of these treaties that we
have a country called Canada

First let’s look at 500 years of the history of colonization of Canada in 2 minutes:

* We will read the short story “Borders” by Thomas King

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

 

Thursday February 15th, 2024

Good Afternoon,

*Who wants to share their ending from yesterday’s activity?!

“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…

*Read aloud the short story “The Waltz”.

*Circle

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

*We looked at gender roles…looking at gender roles in “The Waltz”.  What did you all learn about gender roles in the Victorian era? Discuss

*Write a few paragraphs from the man’s perspective –anyone want to share theirs aloud??

* We will read the short story “Borders” by Thomas King

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

 

Wednesday February 14th, 2024

Good Afternoon,

No Red Ink:  Embedding Evidence: In text Citation/Evaluating Paraphrases/Matching pronouns and Verbs

*The Most Dangerous Game:  Character Chart

*The Most Dangerous Game:  Comprehension Questions

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

*Allusions in “The Most Dangerous Game

“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…

*Read aloud the short story “The Waltz”.

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

*We looked at gender roles…looking at gender roles in “The Waltz”.  What did you all learn about gender roles in the Victorian era? Discuss

*You were asked to write a few paragraphs from the man’s perspective –anyone want to share theirs aloud??

* We will read the short story “Borders” by Thomas King

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

 

Monday February 12th, 2024

Good Afternoon!

*The Most Dangerous Game

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

*The Most Dangerous Game:  Character Chart

*The Most Dangerous Game:  Comprehension Questions

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

*Allusions in “The Most Dangerous Game

“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…

 

Friday February 10th, 2024

Good Afternoon!

Friday Writes:  we will spend time each Friday 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

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

Topics:

*An unexpected event that changed my life

*A humbling moment

*Our journey to the future begins in the past

______________________________________________________________________

*The Most Dangerous Game

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

*The Most Dangerous Game:  Character Chart

*The Most Dangerous Game:  Comprehension Questions

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

*Allusions in “The Most Dangerous Game

“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…

 

Thursday February 8th, 2024

Good Afternoon!

*Reminder:  Your paragraph on “Identities” should have been uploaded to TEAMS last night!

*Reminder:  Quiz on short story terms and rhetorical devices/fallacies on ??  Let’s figure this out!

-“A Teachers’ Rewards” –read aloud.

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

Role Models:  Ms. Scofield vs. Ms. Trethway

*The Most Dangerous Game

Most Dangerous Game Pre-Reading activity below:

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

*The Most Dangerous Game:  Character Chart

*The Most Dangerous Game:  Comprehension Questions

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

*Allusions in “The Most Dangerous Game

“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…

 

Wednesday February 7th, 2024

Good Afternoon!

*No Red Ink:  We will be starting No Red Ink today…we will do this once a week (usually on Wednesdays).

Class code:

Period 3:  five penguin 90

Period 4: free marker 68

*Yesterday, you were to complete a ‘short story summary’ for “Long Long After School”.  We will go over this together…

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

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

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

-“A Teachers’ Rewards” –read aloud.

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

Role Models:  Ms. Scofield vs. Ms. Trethway

 

Monday February 5th, 2024

Good Morning!

*Reminder:  Your drafts for your “Identities” paragraph should be complete.

*Rhetorical Arguments:  You will be having a quiz on these terms as well as your prose fiction terms…

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

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

_________________________________________________________________________

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

*Find Examples of ‘Irony’

Complete the document below as a group on office 365:

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download

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

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download