Category Archives: Literary and Composition 10 Honours

Tuesday November 29th, 2022

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*Silent Reading

*Literature Circles:  Intro to our Novels

*Role Sheets:

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*Literature Circles:  Time to get together with the other students reading the same novel as you.  You will navigate a reading schedule and rotate your role sheets……

*Spoken Words

Friday November 24th, 2022

Good Morning!

*Friday Writes:

  • Challenging circumstances lead to positive actions
  • Recognizing Truth
  • Being Sincere is Important

Grade 10– Learning involves developing relationships, respecting distinct cultures, and honoring the perspective of others in the community

*Spoken Words

 

 

 

 

*Spoken Word:  Brainstorming activity

Warm up spoken word free write activity:  Practice writing with imagery that includes all five senses.  Students describe an abstract or intangible entity using all senses:  what do they look, sound, smell, taste and feel like?

Examples:  Choose 2 of the following examples and write for five minutes each using imagery/sensory language.

a. homesickness

b. grief

c. love

d. joy

e. emptiness

f.  time

g. envy

Spoken Word Activities:

*Techniques for Creating Word Play

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*Word Play Activity

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Wednesday November 23rd, 2022

Good Morning!

*Reminder:  Poetry and Short Story Test on Thursday November 24th, 2022

*No Red Ink:  Body Paragraphs:  new sections in addition to last week

Novel Literature Circles:  Do we have our novels chosen?

“Hands”

 

“Somewhere in America”

Taylor Mali “What do teachers make?”

Martin Luther King

-We will be working on Spoken word:  we will look at a few samples of Rants…

 

 

 

 

*Spoken Word:  Brainstorming activity

Warm up spoken word free write activity:  Practice writing with imagery that includes all five senses.  Students describe an abstract or intangible entity using all senses:  what do they look, sound, smell, taste and feel like?

Examples:  Choose 2 of the following examples and write for five minutes each using imagery/sensory language.

a. homesickness

b. grief

c. love

d. joy

e. emptiness

f.  time

g. envy

Spoken Word Activities:

*Techniques for Creating Word Play

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Tuesday November 22nd, 2022

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*Reminder:  Poetry Test on Thursday November 24th, 2022

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-spoken word criteria

poetry-slam-and-performing-poetry

Sarah Key

“Jellyfish”

“Hands”

“When Love Arrives”

“Somewhere in America”

Taylor Mali “What do teachers make?”

Martin Luther King

-We will be working on Spoken word:  we will look at a few samples of Rants…

 

 

 

*Spoken Word:  Brainstorming activitiy

Warm up spoken word free write activity:  Practice writing with imagery that includes all five senses.  Students describe an abstract or intangible entity using all senses:  what do they look, sound, smell, taste and feel like?

Examples:  Choose 2 of the following examples and write for five minutes each using imagery/sensory language.

a. homesickness

b. grief

c. love

d. joy

e. emptiness

f.  time

g. envy

Spoken Word Activities:

*Techniques for Creating Word Play

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*Word Play Activity

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Monday November 21st, 2022

Good Morning!

*This lesson is about learning rhythm and scansion.  It is usually a harder topic to learn.  It is regarding how to learn iambic pentameter or trochaic tetrameter for example.

“Casey at the Bat”:  please read the poem on the first link.  After you read the poem, you can watch the two attached cartoons below.  After, you can work on the questions attached to the poem on the first link.  The second link is an additional resource.

casey-at-the-bat-with-rhythm-and-scansion

rhythm-meter-and-scansion

*Looking Forward To Next Week: You will be having a poetry test…so you may want to review…

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-spoken word criteria

poetry-slam-and-performing-poetry

Sarah Key

“Jellyfish”

“Hands”

“When Love Arrives”

“Somewhere in America”

Taylor Mali “What do teachers make?”

Martin Luther King

-We will be working on Spoken word:  we will look at a few samples of Rants…

 

 

 

*Spoken Word:  Brainstorming activitiy

Warm up spoken word free write activity:  Practice writing with imagery that includes all five senses.  Students describe an abstract or intangible entity using all senses:  what do they look, sound, smell, taste and feel like?

Examples:  Choose 2 of the following examples and write for five minutes each using imagery/sensory language.

a. homesickness

b. grief

c. love

d. joy

e. emptiness

f.  time

g. envy

Spoken Word Activities:

*Techniques for Creating Word Play

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*Word Play Activity

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Wednesday November 16th, 2022

Good Morning!

*No Red Ink:  Body Paragraphs….

*Head’s Up:  Friday Writes:  Thursday November 17th, 2022 –(shorter day due to parent teacher interviews)

*Head’s Up:  Reading Comprehension Quiz:  Friday November 18th, 2022

*We didn’t get a chance to go over our two poems yesterday:

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*This lesson is about learning rhythm and scansion.  It is usually a harder topic to learn.  It is regarding how to learn iambic pentameter or trochaic tetrameter for example.

“Casey at the Bat”:  please read the poem on the first link.  After you read the poem, you can watch the two attached cartoons below.  After, you can work on the questions attached to the poem on the first link.  The second link is an additional resource.

casey-at-the-bat-with-rhythm-and-scansion

rhythm-meter-and-scansion

*Looking Forward To Next Week: You will be having a poetry test…so you may want to review…