Monday, June 18, 2018

English Final Exam Reviews

English 12: The provincial final exam is on Monday, June 25th, at 8:10 am.


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English 10: Your final exam is on Thursday, June 21st, at 8:15 am.


    Wednesday, June 13, 2018

    English 12 (S2) Blocks 2/4Homework for Thursday

    English 10 Block 3Homework for Thursday
    • Study for Thursday's Spelling #16 quiz:
      • 1. spontaneity
      • 2. spurious 
      • 3. stringent 
      • 4. substantiate
      • 5. subtle
      • 6. superfluous
      • 7. surreptitiously
      • 8. susceptible
      • 9. tangential 
      • 10. tenacious
      • 11. their/there/they’re
      • 12. thorough
      • 13. tenuous
      • 14. timorous 
      • 15. transient
    • If not finished, complete today's exercise on narrative poetry.
    • Review your notes on poetry for Friday's test. We'll do a review exercise tomorrow, as well.
    • Poetry paragraph #2: In a paragraph of 7-12 sentences, explain the contrast (ie. difference or change) in "House History". 
    • If not done, choose one of the poems from the 11x17 sheet and, in a paragraph of 7-12 sentences, explain its theme. Include 2-3 short quotations with citations. 

        English 12 Linear Block 1: Homework for Friday
        • If not done, complete the first set of multiple choice questions in Part A of your provincial exam review package.
          • We are now starting our exam review. Show up to class! There will be marked assignments!
        • Did you miss last Thursday's poetry exam?
        • If not finished, complete the 3rd poetry paragraph for "November Sun".

        Tuesday, June 12, 2018

        English 12 (S2) Blocks 2/4Homework for Wednesday

        English 10 Block 3Homework for Wednesday
        • Poetry paragraph #2: In a paragraph of 7-12 sentences, explain the contrast (ie. difference or change) in "House History". 
        • If not done, choose one of the poems from the 11x17 sheet and, in a paragraph of 7-12 sentences, explain its theme. Include 2-3 short quotations with citations. 

            English 12 Linear Block 1: Homework for Wednesday
            • Complete the first set of multiple choice questions in Part A of your provincial exam review package.
              • We are now starting our exam review. Show up to class! There will be marked assignments!
            • Did you miss last Thursday's poetry exam?
            • If not finished, complete the 3rd poetry paragraph for "November Sun".

            Monday, June 11, 2018

            English 12 (S2) Blocks 2/4Homework for Tuesday

            English 10 Block 3Homework for Tuesday
            • If not done, choose one of the poems from the 11x17 sheet and, in a paragraph of 7-12 sentences, explain its theme. Include 2-3 short quotations with citations. 
            • Did you miss the Maus II test?
            • Your essay was due last Tuesday. Is it done?
              • Should 16 year-olds be treated like children or adults (or something in-between)?

                English 12 Linear Block 1: Homework for Wednesday

                Saturday, June 9, 2018

                English 12 (S2) Blocks 2/4Homework for Monday
                • Finish your first poetry paragraph.
                • Did you miss the final Gatsby test?
                • Consider the following topics:
                  • 1.  Is Jay Gatsby a sympathetic character?
                  • 2. How are Jay Gatsby and Sandor Hunyadi alike?
                  • 3. Who actually killed Gatsby? 
                  • 4. Compare and contrast Baz Luhrmann’s movie version of The Great Gatsby to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s original novel.

                  English 10 Block 3Homework for Monday
                  • Choose one of the poems from the 11x17 sheet and, in a paragraph of 7-12 sentences, explain its theme. Include 2-3 short quotations with citations. 
                  • Did you miss the Maus II test?
                  • Your essay was due last Tuesday. Is it done?
                    • Should 16 year-olds be treated like children or adults (or something in-between)?

                      English 12 Linear Block 1: Homework for Monday

                      Wednesday, June 6, 2018

                      English 12 (S2) Blocks 2/4Homework for Thursday
                      • Did you miss the final Gatsby test?
                      • Consider the following topics:
                        • 1.  Is Jay Gatsby a sympathetic character?
                        • 2. How are Jay Gatsby and Sandor Hunyadi alike?
                        • 3. Who actually killed Gatsby? 
                        • 4. Compare and contrast Baz Luhrmann’s movie version of The Great Gatsby to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s original novel.
                      • Miss the Chp. 5 tea scene?

                      English 10 Block 3Homework for Thursday
                      • Did you miss the Maus II test?
                      • Your essay was due last Tuesday. Is it done?
                        • Should 16 year-olds be treated like children or adults (or something in-between)?

                          English 12 Linear Block 1: Homework for Thursday

                          Tuesday, June 5, 2018

                          English 12 (S2) Blocks 2/4Homework for Wednesday
                          • Read Chp. 9 and finish the quote notes for The Great Gatsby. The 3rd exam is on Wednesday.
                          • Consider the following topics:
                            • 1.  Is Jay Gatsby a sympathetic character?
                            • 2. How are Jay Gatsby and Sandor Hunyadi alike?
                            • 3. Who actually killed Gatsby? 
                            • 4. Compare and contrast Baz Luhrmann’s movie version of The Great Gatsby to F. Scott Fitzgerald’s original novel.
                          • Miss the Chp. 5 tea scene?
                          • Interested in an epub version of The Great Gatsby? Right click here and choose Save Link As. Then import it into any epub reader or epub phone app.

                          English 10 Block 3Homework for Wednesday
                          • Read the remainder of Maus II. Finish the Part 2 study guide. It's due Wednesday, just before the Maus II test.
                          • Your essay was due last Tuesday. Is it done?
                            • Should 16 year-olds be treated like children or adults (or something in-between)?

                              English 12 Linear Block 1: Homework for Thursday