Friday’s Schedule – Last Day of School! Woo hoo!

Tuesday and Wednesday:

  • Scales:
    • completion of all seven – see the Experimental Writing tab for the prompts
    • Discuss the one you like the best and why; be prepared to share with me 🙂
  • Independent Projects: read some of the work of your peers, maybe make a friendly comment; lots of great writing to be read!

Grade 12 Schedule for Friday

  • Stream                9:00 am – 9:15 am (locker clean-out and lock return, yearbook distribution)
  • Blk 1                     9:20 am – 10:30 am
  • Blk 2                     10:35 am – 11:45 am
  • Lunch  11:45 am – 12:40 pm –  (Cafeteria reserved for Grade 12s to gather and sign yearbooks)
  • 12:45 – 1:30 pm – (Grade 12’s go to Cafeteria for BBQ)
  • 1:30 – 1:45 pm – (Grade 12’s go to Gym and line up in bleachers according to group numbers)
  • 1:45 – 2:30 pm Commencement rehearsal
  • Dismissal at end of rehearsal

Schedule on Friday, June 21

Here’s the shape of the day for Friday.

Last Day of School with Regular Classes

  • Cafeteria is closed on Friday for regular service

Schedule for students in grades 9 – 11

  • Stream                9:00 am – 9:15 am (locker clean-out and lock return, yearbook distribution)
  • Blk 1                     9:20 am – 10:30 am
  • Blk 2                     10:35 am – 11:45 am
  • Lunch                  11:45 am – 12:40 pm –
  • Blk 3                     12:45 – 1:55 pm
  • Blk 4                     2:00 – 3:10 pm

Monday, May 6 to Friday, May 10

Agenda

 

Thursday

  • we will begin with a writing warm-up
  • tone exercises
  • work on the Review – extension to Monday, May 13
  • BUT you also need to start coming up with your topic for SW – see the resources on the Poetry tab of the blog, but start with the document called:
    • Plan, Perfect, Practice, Perform – you don’t ‘fill’ out this document, but use it as a guide/steps  to do all your brainstorming, writing of drafts, up to the final one for your performance in your journal.

 

Wednesday

  • Spoken Word Activities
  • Work on your Review

Tuesday

  • a look at some “Masters of Spoken Word”
  • Spoken Word Warm-up activity in your journals (Scales or if you have another one)
  • Work on your Review assignment

Monday

  • Scales combo with Spoken Word Warm-ups – prompt is in the Experimental Writing Tab
  • We will discuss Spoken Word – intro to the materials in the Poetry Tab of the blog
  • write down your intentions for the review … provide a few details about the creative, cultural piece that you are reviewing – be prepared to share with me….start working on it – BUT FIRST…
    • go over the Review Assignment and the Assessment Rubric – in the Creative Non-Fiction tab of the blog – start work on it.
    • It will be due to TEAMS on Friday, May 10

Wednesday, Thursday – May 1, 2

Agenda

Thursday

  • assemble/staple your narrative essays to the checklist – hand in
  • finish the four texts
  • review assignment – in the Creative Non-Fiction Tab of the blog
  • some warm-up for Spoken Word to be completed in your Scales:

 

Wednesday

  • paper copies of your narratives out please – use the editing checklist to have your paper annotated/edited
    • annotated paper copy stapled to check-list and handed in tomorrow
    • digital final draft due tonight
    • do not forget to format correctly – see instructions
  • Have the annotated  ‘four texts’ document on your desktop of computer for a HW check
    • discussion of the texts in class

Wednesday, Thursday – May 1, 2

Agenda

 

Thursday

  • paper drafts of essay – staple to the editing checklist
  • finish listening to Run
    • review the Journal process with Run
    • all materials are in the BAC tab
  • tomorrow is Pro-D
    • DUE Monday – the journal entry with questions/quotes and vocab for Chapters Born a Crime and Trevor, Pray, which means you will have to listen to some of the last chapter of Section #1 on your own

    • Do not pull any questions or quotes from Run

Wednesday

  • First 20 minutes or so: paper copies out, exchange papers – make sure the editing checklist is used/answered and your paper is annotated on using the checklist as a guide – BRING to class tomorrow stapled together
  • Born A Crime instructions – on the BAC tab
    • review
    • start listening

Tuesday, April 30

Agenda

 

  • class activity – the document is in the Creative Non-Fiction tab; the document is called Persuasion
  • Finish reading the four texts and annotate on the document according to the instructions
    • annotations and preparation for discussion due tomorrow – Wednesday
    • ALSO – bring a paper copy of your 99.9 % completed narrative essay for the peer-editing process