Monday- Project time+ Poetry


  1. Finish project
    1. if it is a podcast, please email me the file with the name “Podcast, Your name”
    2. If it is a poster, be sure to have your name on it. Is it coloured? Is it easy to read? Do you have connections and questions for it? On the back of your poster, answer the following question: What have you learned about the effect of discrimination on a person/society? What can we do to minimize the negative effects?
  2. Narrative Essay!!! Narrative Essay gr 10
  3. First Nation Story Telling

Wednesday- Informal Blogging and Review

  1. What have we learned about the human condition from this novel?
    1. How does one heal after trauma?
    2. How does one cope with hardship?
    3. What may be the root causes of homelessness?
    4. What have we learned about the effect of racism?
    5. What is the legacy of the residential schools?
  2. In your group, create a theme statement for the novel.
  3. Positive Cultural Identity- why is it important?
  4. Informal Blogging- Informal Blogging-

Wednesday- Test!


When complete- do NO Red Ink “THANO’s” at the beginning of a sentence.

When complete, work on the corrections for your imagery paragraph.

  1. Do corrections
  2. Find an image that reflects your quote
  3. TAG: Imagery
  4. Title: Imagery in Indian Horse
  5. Due Friday

Tuesday-Read… Discuss… Repeat

  1. Using “THAMO’s” at the beginning of a sentence. If you did not do it already, please do it now.
  2. Go over the reading from yesterday:
    1. What is “Broom a buck”?
    2. Traits of the Kelly’s
    3. “I was a Moose”. What are the many meanings of this line?
  3. Read to page 128.
  4. When you are done, complete the characterization exercise on OneNote. It should be fully done by the end of class.
  5. Inquiry- by now, you should be able to answer your question with some evidence from the novel. Find 1-2 examples from the novel to record in your notes.
  6. Review for the test tomorrow!!!
  7. In class tomorrow, after the test, do the corrections for the paragraph.
    1. Corrections
    2. Add an image that reflects the quote you chose
    3. TAG: Imagery
    4. Title: Imagery in Indian Horse

Monday- Grammar, Reading, Characterization

  1. Test on Wednesday!! 
    1. characterization
    2. imagery
    3. figurative devices
    4. plot questions from chapter 1-11
    5. Questions taken from the ones you completed in OneNote
  2. Conjunctive Adverbs (THAMO’s) on No Red Ink
  3. Go over chapter 18-20 quickly
  4. Do the characterization chart for “Father Leboutilier” when you return to class after reading. 
  5. Add quotes or evidence to your “Inquiry” page in OneNote if you have any answers to your question. (to be done after reading)
  6. Read chapter 78-93 with a partner in the hall. You can read to each other OR read silently to yourself.
  7. When you return to the classroom, we will discuss the following questions:
    1. How has Saul changed from when he first arrived at the school to page 92? Find evidence to back up your opinion.
    2. Describe what happened to Saul when he played with the “town” Midget team.
  8. HOmework: Read to page 107. How would you characterize Fred Kelly? Virgil Kelly? What words would you use to describe their traits?