Tuesday- corrections, No Red Ink, Photovoice

Spelling and test corrections to do with a partner: Pathways – test corrections


  • On a word document, post your photo and then in three paragraphs , answer the following questions:
    • P#1 –Personal
    • The issue you are addressing
    • How this image is your “photovoice”
    • Your thinking behind the composition
    • How others may perceive your image
    • What we (society) can do to improve this issue or strengthen our lives
    • P #2-
    • Reflect on what you have learned about visual literacy
    • How can you be critical of images in the news and in life?
    • Conclusion-
    • A call to action: What do you want people to see in our community and what do you want the government to do?


  • Email your paragraph to me by Thursday morning
  • Subject line: Name, Visual Literacy, Bk A
  • Body: Hi Mrs. Thomasen. Here are my visual literacy paragraphs. Have a nice day, John Doe



Homework Check:

  1. No Red Ink
  2. Fractured Poetry

This class (English 10) is about exploring the Human Condition.

  • In your group, discuss what it means to be human.
  • How can literature/media/images explore the human condition??
  • Media: watch the videos shown in class. What do they say about humanity? How do they say it?
  • Exit slip: What is your favourite film/movie/TV show that explores the human condition and WHY do you say that?


Welcome Back!!

Welcome back everyone!

This is where I post all the assignments and instructions for the day. Check here everyday, especially if you are sick or absent.

  1. Syllabus: English 10 Overview 2019. This is your first file for your English 10 folder on your device. Save it 🙂

2. Kahoot!!! (test your literature and grammar knowledge)

3. No Red Ink- create an account using the password I have displayed on the board. (Block A is “elastic coat 52” and Block B is “rich jam 84”)

Do the first assignment (rules for capitalization for political parties, academic subjects and ethnicity) It is due by Friday at the latest. 

4. You must bring an object that represents you on Thursday. It should not be too big, or breakable. If you forget, you will have to search through your bag for something but it will be harder to do this assignment. Remember to bring something that represents who you are or an experience you have encountered.

Synthesis Essay- all you need!

On Tuesday, we will begin brainstorming for this essay AFTER we go over “The Watch”.

Tomorrow will be group review

For extra reading (if you want) Silence- Short Story

Timeline for the next three weeks:

Tuesday- C and C Assignment 10 ’19 S’2

Compare and Contrast- outline Block

Wednesday (review for the test and continue brainstorming)

Thursday-Thesis Statements for C and C Gr. 10 alt

Friday- test and continue working on thesis

Monday- Begin outline

Tuesday- outline

Wednesday-Tuesday- Write in class!!!!

Here are the links you need to write:

Examples of synthesis essays (good and bad): 

Introduction examples for compare and contrast

Developing Examples Gr.10 IH and SF

Example of intro and body for Danger and Help

Example Synthesis Essay – TKAM & TH


Quotations Reference Sheet

Quotes for practice formatting


Rubric for compare and contrast essay