Journalism 10 – Homework check and review of concepts
Journalism 11, 12 – Homework check and review of concepts
Enrichment time: Silent Reading
Make sure you have emailed me your intro-write
introduction to the Short Story unit:
a. what is literature?
b. why do we tell stories?
c. why are stories important?
d. What is the short story? Homework for tomorrow:
Review our class discussion
what are some strategies that a student could use to ‘unpack’ the meaning of the story. The first strategy that we talked about was figuring out the literary devices and how the terms apply to the story: setting, plot, protagonist, conflict etc. But what are some other strategies? Figure out at least three for tomorrow.
trip to the library to get a silent reading book
Read and/or finish your intro-assignment depending on where you are with it
Free Rice – but Grammar this time
check it for the following:
do you have punctuation in the right place? periods, commas, apostrophes etc
spelling and capitalization – all correct?
your ideas – are they original and creative your writing transports the reader to….?
name, date, title, link or imbed on the document?
email Ms. Shong, following the rules: SUBJECT line!!
5 mins FREE RICE – try the Grammar one and re-fresh your memory of the basics
Begin the short story unit
Discuss this quote in your group.
What does the quote say about the importance of literature?
Find an example of paradox and explain it
How is this quote true now more so than ever?
Review of the unit:
English 12 Short Story Unit-2kf3j6b The rest of the materials are in the short story tab
THINGS you are responsible for:
read Interpretive vs Escape essay – in the Short Story tab
Read for your Blog log assignment
your intro-write is due today – paper copy if possible: name, title, date etc.
if emailing, make sure you have filled in the subject line correctly: Block, content
reminders about the email
Free Rice introduce the Blog log reading assignment (in the red tab)
links to essays are on this tab as well
work on the intro-writing assignment – due Monday = preferably a printed copy. If you have printer issues, you can email it to me
reminder about folders and the email to Ms. Shong (see Sept. 6 for instructions)
Free Rice work on Introductory assignment – due Tuesday, September 11
go over the introductory writing assignment
rest of class to work on it – it is due on Monday, September 10
English folder (inside this folder – subfolders)
Short Stories, Novel, Drama, Writing and Grammar
email Ms. Shong – email@example.com – according to the instructions:
use your school email
fill in the subject line as follows: Block C English 9
copy and paste the URL of the English 9 tab of your blog. It will look like this:
myriverside.sd43.bc.ca/firstinitiallastname2018/category/grade9/english-9/ go over introductory writing assignment (in yesterday’s class)