Category Archives: English 12

Friday March 13th, 2020

Good Afternoon,

*Friday Writes Topics for this week:

  • The pursuit of freedom involves change.
  • The important things in life endure over time.

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*Analyzing Poems:  In groups, you will be going through the analyzing poetry resource and applying it to the three poems we studied:  “Walking on two Sides of the Border”, “What do I remember of the Evacuation”, and “Caged Bird”.  We will do this on larger paper so we can post/gallery walk

Wednesday March 11th, 2020

Good Afternoon,

*No Red Ink:  Active and Passive Voice/Punctuation with conjunctions

*Core Competency Self Reflection:  You will have a few minutes to post this reflection.

https://www.poetryinvoice.com/poems/walking-both-sides-invisible-border

*What did we learn about Residential Schools?

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*Analyzing Poems:  In groups, you will be going through the analyzing poetry resource and applying it to the three poems we studied:  “Walking on two Sides of the Border”, “What do I remember of the Evacuation”, and “Caged Bird”.  We will do this on larger paper so we can post/gallery walk

Monday March 9th, 2020

Good Afternoon,

*Song analysis:  where are we at?

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* “What Do I Remember of the Evacuation”

http://www.joykogawa.ca/what-do-you-remember-of-the-evacuation.html

 

*Go through the analyzing poetry resource for “What do I Remember of the Evacuation.”

*After knowing more about that Japanese internment and the author, what meaning does this add to the poem itself?

 

History Sept. 22, 1988: apology to Japanese-Canadians of WWII

Rare views of Japanese-Canadian internment: 19 images remembering one of Canada’s darkest hours

https://learning.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/ePubFaShRacRedJap.pdf

https://www.poetryinvoice.com/poems/walking-both-sides-invisible-border

 

*What did we learn about Residential Schools?

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*Analyzing Poems:  In groups, you will be going through the analyzing poetry resource and applying it to the three poems we studied:  “Walking on two Sides of the Border”, “What do I remember of the Evacuation”, and “Caged Bird”.  We will do this on larger paper so we can post/galler

Monday March 2nd, 2020

Good Afternoon,

*Reminder:  you will be writing your short story test tomorrow, Tuesday March 3rd, 2020.

*Kahoot

https://create.kahoot.it/details/short-story-terms/046fa7c1-39c3-40bb-970e-085126998374

*Concept Maps:  How are they coming along?

Poetry Terms:  How much do we remember?  Kahoot

https://create.kahoot.it/details/poetry-terms/df55cd79-6dae-4d6d-92f3-d7d583c614be

Analyzing Poetry:  Choose an appropriate song –one that you connect with.  You will analyze your song following the steps in the “Analyzing Poetry” resource.

 

Friday February 21st, 2020

Good Afternoon,

Friday Writes

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

A comic or ridiculous misunderstanding with another person.

*Quick search: (we started but did not complete yesterday) The role of men and women in the Victorian Era…What would it have been like to be a man or a woman living during the Victorian Era?  Search out the history of this time period then answer this question….

*Read aloud the short story “The Waltz”.