Category Archives: English 10

Tuesday September 29th, 2020

Good Afternoon.

*We will start class with our quiz on short story terms

-We will start to read a new short story “Forgiveness in Families”.

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*Discussion Question:

  1.  Which has the greater influence on child development, heredity or environment?
  2. This story explores issues such as sibling rivalry, lifestyles, jealousy, conformity and spiritual beliefs.  Were there any of these issues that touched you the most and why?

Short Story Summary

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-“The Simpsons” and Tell Tale heart

Short Story Summary

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For my online learners (A-L)

Please work on the list below:

  1. Venn Diagram/chart on Harrison Bergeron and the movie 2081 by Tuesday Sept. 29th.
  2. Short Story Graphic Organizer on “Harrison Bergeron” (by Tuesday September 29th).
  3. Short story terms quiz (will be on Tuesday September 29th.)
  4. Sam the Athlete Paragraph (good copy) keep working on this!  (it is due in on Tuesday September 29th.)
  5. Upload “House” short story summary to Teams.
  6. Wednesday Writes:  Ridiculous situation or a childhood experience DRAFT uploaded to Teams by Tuesday September 29th.
  7. Short Story Summary for “Forgiveness in Families”
  8. “Tell Tale Heart” work pack…

Monday September 28th, 2020

Good Afternoon.

*We will start class with our quiz on short story terms

-We will start to read a new short story “Forgiveness in Families”.

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*Discussion Question:

  1.  Which has the greater influence on child development, heredity or environment?
  2. This story explores issues such as sibling rivalry, lifestyles, jealousy, conformity and spiritual beliefs.  Were there any of these issues that touched you the most and why?

Short Story Summary

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-“The Simpsons” and Tell Tale heart

Short Story Summary

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For my online learners (M-Z)

We already discussed what you would work on so this is taken directly from my white board…

  1. Venn Diagram/chart on Harrison Bergeron and the movie 2081 by Tuesday Sept. 29th.
  2. Short Story Graphic Organizer on “Harrison Bergeron” (by Tuesday September 29th).
  3. Short story terms quiz (will be on Tuesday September 29th.)
  4. Sam the Athlete Paragraph (good copy) keep working on this!  (it is due in on Tuesday September 29th.)
  5. Upload “House” short story summary to Teams.
  6. Wednesday Writes:  Ridiculous situation or a childhood experience DRAFT uploaded to Teams by Tuesday September 29th.

Thursday September 24th

Good Afternoon,

*Reminder:  We will have a short story terms quiz on Monday September 28th

*Kahoot on terms?

1.Peer Edit Review for our Paragraphs on “Sam the Athlete”.

2. Short Story Graphic Organizer for “Harrison Bergeron”

3.Venn Diagram (or chart) for “Harrison Bergeron” and “2081

4.Sam the Athlete Paragraph (good copy)

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For my online learners (M-Z)

We already discussed what you would work on so this is taken directly from my white board…

  1.  Peer edit Review (by Thursday some time)
  2. Venn Diagram/chart on Harrison Bergeron and the movie 2081 by Tuesday Sept. 29th.
  3. Short Story Graphic Organizer on “Harrison Bergeron” (by Tuesday September 29th.
  4. Short story terms quiz (will be on Tuesday September 29th.)
  5. Same the Athlete Paragraph (good copy) keep working on this!  (it is due in on Tuesday September 29th.)
  6. Upload “House” short story summary to Teams.

Wednesday September 23rd, 2020

Good Afternoon!

Please meet me online in a TEAMS meeting at 12:15.  The link is below:

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

*Short Story Quiz:  A-L on Monday September 28th.  M-Z on Tuesday September 29th.

*No Red Ink:  Building Compound and Complex Sentences 1-4

*Wednesday Writes:

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Tell about a childhood experience that helped you to grow up.

A comic or ridiculous misunderstanding with another person.

*make sure your venn diagram comparing “Harrison Bergeron” and 2081 is complete

*make sure your short story graphic organizer for “Harrison Bergeron is complete

*Make sure your Paragraph Draft for “Sam the Athlete” is complete

*Review your short story terms.

 

 

Tuesday September 22nd, 2020

 

Good Afternoon!

*Reminders:  you will be having a quiz on short story terms…

Last week, we read the short story “Sam the Athlete”.  We then did a short story summary as well as a Yes/No chart for this story. I also asked you to complete a paragraph outline for a persuasive story on this paragraph for Monday.  Yesterday at home, you were to work on transforming your outline into a rough draft…

Additional items to think about before you start to write…did we get a chance to read through these yesterday?

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*You will have some time to work on your drafts.  Your draft should be complete by Wednesday Sept. 23rd.

*Sam the Athlete paragraph Peer Edit

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Yesterday at home, you were to read a new short story “Harrison Bergeron”

*Brainstorm:  What are rights and freedoms that you believe every human should have?

*The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

http://publications.gc.ca/collections/Collection/CH37-4-3-2002E.pdf

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-2081

*Please complete a Venn Diagram comparing the short story “Harrison Bergeron” to the movie 2081. You can use the document below, complete it on paper, or create columns in a word document for example.

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For my A-Z online learners:

  1.  Please continue to work on your paragraph draft on “Sam The Athlete”.  I would like you to work on transforming your outline and making it a rough draft.  Your draft should be complete by Wednesday Sept. 23rd.
  2. Please complete the short story graphic organizer (above) for the short story “Harrison Bergeron”.  Remember, you can work with a partner…
  3. *Please complete a Venn Diagram comparing the short story “Harrison Bergeron” to the movie 2081. You can use the document below, complete it on paper, or create columns in a word document for example.

Other things to think about:

a) Review your short story terms for a quiz

b) Wednesday write draft  should be completed and uploaded by Tuesday night…

c)  If you did not finish last weeks No Red Ink, you should do so…

 

 

Monday September 21st, 2020

Good Afternoon!

*Reminders:  you will be having a quiz on short story terms…

Last week, we read the short story “Sam the Athlete”.  We then did a short story summary as well as a Yes/No chart for this story. I also asked you to complete a paragraph outline for a persuasive story on this paragraph.

Additional items to think about before you start to write…

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*You will have some time to work on your drafts

*Sam the Athlete paragraph Peer Edit

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We are starting a new short story “Harrison Bergeron”

*Brainstorm:  What are rights and freedoms that you believe every human should have?

*The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

http://publications.gc.ca/collections/Collection/CH37-4-3-2002E.pdf

-We will be starting a new short story “Harrison Bergeron” and we will read this aloud as a class.

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-2081

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For my M-Z online learners:

  1.  Please continue to work on your paragraph outline on “Sam The Athlete”.  I would like you to work on transforming your outline and making it a rough draft.
  2. Please read the documents above:
    1. Transitional expressions
    2. Incorporating Quotes
    3. Style

Please think of these documents as you transform your paragraph outline into a rough draft.

3. Please read the short story “Harrison Bergeron”

Other things to think about

a) Review your short story terms for a quiz

b) Wednesday write draft  should be completed for tomorrow…

 

 

Friday September 17th, 2020

Good Afternoon!

  1.  We are reading an essay by Bertand Russell

bertrand-russell-and-three-things-i-have-lived-for

How does this connect to our theme of “The Human Condition”?

*Yesterday, you should have read the document (prose fiction terms) below at home

*Yesterday, you should have read the short story “Sam the Athlete”.

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*Please open the document below:

  1. Short story summary:  this chart will guide you through applying the short story terms to the short story “Sam The Athlete”.  This chart should have been completed yesterday at home.

*Start to study the prose fiction terms as you will have a quiz on these next week…

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http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2016/01/26/vancouver-housing-unaffordable-study_n_9081516.html

-Non-Fiction Articles on housing

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For My online learners today (A-L), please work on the following:

  1. Please complete the Paragraph outline for “Sam the Athlete”.  The question you are responding to is from the Yes/No Chart.  Should Sam continue to wear the skirt?
  2. Please read the short story “House” above.
  3. Please review the Prose Fiction terms.  There will be a quiz on these next week so always good to be prepared!
  4. If you did not complete “No Red Ink” from Wednesday you can use this time to do so.
  5. Wednesday Writes:  if you did not finish your draft from Wednesday you can do so.

Thursday September 17th, 2020

Good Afternoon!

  1.  We are reading an essay by Bertand Russell

bertrand-russell-and-three-things-i-have-lived-for

How does this connect to our theme of “The Human Condition”?

*We will be reading the short story “Sam the Athlete” aloud as a class.

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*Please open the document below:

  1. Short story summary:  this chart will guide you through applying the short story terms to the short story “Sam The Athlete”.
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*Start to study the prose fiction terms as you will have a quiz on these next week…

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For My online learners today (M-Z), please work on the following:

  1. Please read the short story “Sam the Athlete” above.
  2. Please complete the short story summary sheet (above).  This will guide you through the short story elements and apply them to a short story.  This is a generic sheet –and in this case you will apply it to the short story “Sam the Athlete”.
  3. Please review the Prose Fiction terms (posted on Monday and Tuesday September 14th and 15th).  There will be a quiz on these next week so always good to be prepared!
  4. If you did not complete “No Red Ink” from Wednesday you can use this time to do so.
  5. Wednesday Writes:  if you did not finish your draft from Thursday you can do so.

Wednesday September 16th, 2020

Good Afternoon!

Please join me at 12:15 for a TEAMS meeting…the link is below:

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

Today we are starting “No Red Ink”. In class on Monday and Tuesday I gave each of you a login and password.  You will need this slip of paper (or photo if you took a picture on your phone…)

No Red Ink:  You will get a username and password to log into No Red Ink.  You will be navigated to put in your pop culture interests…You will then have an assignment to work on….sentence fragments.


Friday Writes:  we will spend time each Wednesday.  This writing will mostly be focused on ‘compositions’.  This is an opportunity for you to be creative, reflective and critical with your own writing. You will upload your draft each week onto TEAMS.

Narrative Writing

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Topics:

*The biggest misunderstanding

*The difficult decision


Tuesday September 15th, 2020

Good Morning!

Welcome to Literary Studies 10!  Today, we will better get to know each other as well as go over our class outline.  Literary Studies 10 posts will be divided into IN CLASS and ONLINE Days

IN CLASS LESSON PLAN

Ice Breaker Interview Questions

Good Morning!

What is Inquiry?

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building-understanding-for-after-reading-literature-or-watching-a-video

after-watching-a-movie-or-listening-to-a-tedtalk-or-reading-a-piece-of-literature

Complete the “Building Understanding” Sheet above…

What is the connection between the video clips that we watched?  I would like to hear your thoughts on this question…

  1.  We are reading an essay by Bertand Russell

bertrand-russell-and-three-things-i-have-lived-for

How does this connect to our theme of “The Human Condition”?

prose-fiction-terminology-grade-10

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*We will be reading the short story “Sam the Athlete” aloud as a class.

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*Please open the document below:

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  1. Short story summary:  this chart will guide you through applying the short story terms to the short story “Sam The Athlete”.
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*If you are online learning on Tuesday…please read through two documents above:

  1. prose fiction terms
  2. The Course Outline

Please ensure that your Building Understanding is complete for Wednesday’s class.