- No Red Ink- commonly confused words (Accept their dessert– Monday) (Who’s past quiet– Tuesday)
Test on a kid’s book today 🙂
For homework this weekend:
- work on poetry concept map
- work on debate
- don’t forget the photo for photovoice (1-3 images)
Analyze book #2 with a new partner.
Get book #1 analysis done and checked.
Test on a new book (by yourself) on Wednesday
We will learn how to write theme statements and inquiry questions by analyzing “The Forgiveness Garden”.
Here is the “Pathways to a Theme” worksheet for “Forgiveness Garden” : Forgiveness Garden updated
You will continue to read your children’s book and analyze.
We will have two finished by Monday of next week.
For the next few days we will be reading and analyzing children’s books.
We will be looking at plot, conflict, theme and inquiry question creation.
Mentor Text #1-The Forgiveness Garden- story
We will analyze this story together and then you will be on your own for two more stories.
- No Red Ink
- Fractured Poetry
This class (English 10) is about exploring the Human Condition.
- In your group, discuss what it means to be human.
- How can literature/media/images explore the human condition??
- Media: watch the videos shown in class. What do they say about humanity? How do they say it?
- Exit slip: What is your favourite film/movie/TV show that explores the human condition and WHY do you say that?
Welcome back everyone!
This is where I post all the assignments and instructions for the day. Check here everyday, especially if you are sick or absent.
- Syllabus: English 10 Overview 2019. This is your first file for your English 10 folder on your device. Save it 🙂
2. Kahoot!!! (test your literature and grammar knowledge)
3. No Red Ink- create an account using the password I have displayed on the board. (Block A is “elastic coat 52” and Block B is “rich jam 84”)
Do the first assignment (rules for capitalization for political parties, academic subjects and ethnicity) It is due by Friday at the latest.
4. You must bring an object that represents you on Thursday. It should not be too big, or breakable. If you forget, you will have to search through your bag for something but it will be harder to do this assignment. Remember to bring something that represents who you are or an experience you have encountered.
On Tuesday, we will begin brainstorming for this essay AFTER we go over “The Watch”.
Tomorrow will be group review
For extra reading (if you want) Silence- Short Story
Timeline for the next three weeks:
Tuesday- C and C Assignment 10 ’19 S’2
Wednesday (review for the test and continue brainstorming)
Friday- test and continue working on thesis
Monday- Begin outline
Wednesday-Tuesday- Write in class!!!!
Here are the links you need to write:
Examples of synthesis essays (good and bad):
- Do the questions for “The Watch”. They will be due on Tuesday.
- There will be a quiz on ALL these poetry terms on Friday. Here is the quizlet to help you out: https://quizlet.com/
- There will be a quiz on the following poems and stories on Thursday: “The Watch”, “First They Came for the Jews”, “Danger of Silence”, “What do you remember of the evacuation?” It will be short answer questions. Know the meaning and significance of each of the sources and the poetic devices. Focus on themes and connections to our central question: What are the effects of discrimination and how can we possibly eliminate it?