Monthly Archives: April 2019

Tuesday April 30th, 2019

Good Afternoon,

*Reminder:  You will have a quiz on business letters at the end of this week/start of next week.

*We will continue to read our novel “Takedown”.

*Rubric for Business Letters on the Provincial Exam:  Yesterday we went over the provincial exam rubric as well as student samples of business letters.

*Student Samples from Past Provincial Exams:

https://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/exams/exemplars/comm/com12-bl.pdf

*Complaint Letter:  These should be completed and printed and ready to hand in!

*Letters of Request:  We started this letter yesterday…

*Provincial Exam Practice Letter

 

*We will take a look at Visual Designs on the provincial exam

provincial exam sample

August 2013 Answer Key

We will be looking at the answer key above for provincial exams as the rubrics for how you will be assessed are on this document.

 

Monday April 29th, 2019

Good Afternoon,

*Reminder:  You will have a quiz on business letters at the end of this week/start of next week.

*We will continue to read our novel “Takedown”.

*Rubric for Business Letters on the Provincial Exam:

*Student Samples from Past Provincial Exams:

https://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/exams/exemplars/comm/com12-bl.pdf

*Complaint Letter:  Where are we at?

*Letters of Request

*We will take a look at Visual Designs on the provincial exam

provincial exam sample

August 2013 Answer Key

We will be looking at the answer key above for provincial exams as the rubrics for how you will be assessed are on this document.

 

 

Monday April 29th, 2019

Good Morning1

*Reminder:  you should be working on your spoken words in the backdrop.

*What are writing techniques you know of?  Please refer to chart below:

a)  Brainstorm writing techniques you know (column 1)

b) Research (internet search) and Record new writing techniques you didn’t know or use (column 2)

c)  Open one of your Friday writes and add in/edit at least three writing techniques into at least two of your writes.  Record the changes you made (third column).

*If time, you can work on your spoken word but please keep in mind the writing techniques above can be added in to your spoken word!

Thursday April 25th, 2019

Good Afternoon,

We will start our novel “Takedown”.

*Head’s Up:  You will have a quiz on Business Letters in a week or so…

letters02_complaint_letter

Complaint letter sample

business letter requesting information 2

 

*We will take a look at Visual Designs on the provincial exam

provincial exam sample

August 2013 Answer Key

We will be looking at the answer key above for provincial exams as the rubrics for how you will be assessed are on this document.

 

 

Wednesday April 24th, 2019

Good Morning!

*Reminder:  Today is a shortened day –you will be done school at 1:05pm

*Reminder: Test tomorrow on Poetry (Thursday April 25th)

Things to prepare:

-Poetry terms/application of terms

-All Poems:  Because I Could Not Stop For Death, Caged Bird, Walking on Two Sides of an Invisible Border, What do I Remember of the Evacuation, I Hear America Singing, I Too America Sing, My Mistress’ Eyes, Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?, This is America Childish Gambino.

-Review paragraph Writing template

-Review ‘analyzing poetry

-Rhyme and meter

-Incorporating Quotes

Thursday April 16th, 2019

-spoken word criteria

secondary-public-speaking

poetry-slam-and-performing-poetry

spoken-word-rant-or-this-i-believe-worksheet

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

 

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:  yesterday, you worked on brainstorming for your topic for spoken word.  Today, you can start to work on actually writing your spoken word….