Thursday- Prose Devices

Finish off the movie

In your group, complete the prose sheet for the movie: Prose Fiction Terms-Ferris B movie-

For Tuesday: TEST

  1. Pathways to a theme – I will give you a kid’s book that you will analyze by yourself. You may have your “cheat sheets” to help with formatting and what is required so don’t forget your pink and green sheets.
  2. Prose Terms- It will be a mix of written, multiple choice and matching. I will make the test off of the Quizlet site so review this weekend: Quizlet for Prose Terms

Also- I want you to think of your favourite restaurant and HOW IT REFLECTS YOU. Know this by Wednesday of next week.

Thursday- Paragraphs returned + continue working on Pathways to a Theme

  1.  Corrections for paragraphs:Fix the mistakes-
  2. For homework, please
    1. do the corrections on your paragraphs.
    2. Post it to your blog
    3. Title: “The Human Condition: ________”
    4. Add your image
    5. TAG: humanconditionC
    6. This will be your first reflection/blog mark so I suggest you do it 🙂
  3. Continue working on Pathways- get 1.5 books done by the end of the block. We will have both books done by Friday at the end of class. Get it checked by me!!

Tuesday- Pathways to a Theme

Prose Fiction Terminology UPDATED-

Save the document above into your English file (after the syllabus). Do the “Writing” option to help learn the most important terms for grade 10.

There will be a quiz on these terms in ONE week (Tuesday, Feb. 12th)

Quizlet for Prose Terms

Pathway to a Theme- how do we read to understand theme? The message? We start with Kid’s books 🙂

See the “Inquiry” tab for the story.

Pathways to a Theme worksheet: Pathways to a Theme1-

Forgiveness Garden updated-

Thursday- The Human Condition

Today we will explore what it means to be human and the investigation into the human condition.

Please refer to the videos on

For homework, you are to find a source that you think explores the human condition. Tomorrow, you will be writing a paragraph about this source so be ready!!!! It can be a book you have read, a movie, a youtube video, a Public Service Announcement, a piece of art….

Paragraph example for Human Cond source-