Monday, April 1

Agenda:

  • Reminders:
    • your summative assignment for The Sea Devil is due tomorrow
    • your summative assignment for The Veldt is due Friday
  • Today:
    • Review for the re-write for concepts 1, 2, 3 and 8
    • New concepts to prepare for:
      • #4Conjunctions (FANBOYS,
        AAAWWUBBIS, adverbial)
      • #9
        Types of sentences (simple and
        compound)
      • #10.
        Types of sentences: complex,
        compound/complex
    • Open and save Grammar Package #2 and the Sentences Package
    • some time will be used today for working on your poem if you need it

Monday, March 11

Agenda:

  • Sea Devil vocab quiz
  • Homework check: quote connection for Suzuki essay and The Sea Devil
  • Remaining sources:
    • James Cameron’s Titanic essay
    • Margaret Atwood’s forward to Suzuki’s book Legacy
    • Dr. Seuss quote
    • Indigenous Poem by Carlene George
  • Review – discuss connections
  • Inquiry Question – which one/s work? How do all of these sources speak to or answer one of them?REST of the WEEK:
  • Tuesday – Review the Poster assignment – work on – due April 2
  • Wednesday – The Veldt  questions due Friday for HW check and discussion
  • Wednesday – quiz on 1, 2, 3 and 8 of the grammar concepts
  • Thursday: Secondary Source for the Veldt – There are many connections from our present day to the Veldt; how does “Touchscreen” relate to it?
    – Work day for the Veldt questions
    – the summative assignment for it is due the end of the first week back – April 5
  • Friday – Blog log due