Friday, January 20, 2017

English 10 Block 1: Homework for Exam Week
  • Be in my room by 8: 10 am on Monday morning!
  • Study your review package and the English 10 terms and literary devices handout.
  • Are you tough? Try the online notes and English 12 exemplars below... if you dare. ;-) 


English 12 Block 2
Homework for Exam Week

Communications 11 Block 3Homework for Exam Week
  • Be in my room by 11:45 am on Tuesday morning!
  • Finish the final essay. The topic is "Should 16 year-olds be treated as children, adults or something in-between?"
    • Bonus: Write a third body paragraph that answers the following - "Should 16 year-olds be treated as full adults for criminal behaviour?"

Thursday, January 19, 2017

* Critical for Friday


English 10 Block 1: Homework for 
Friday
  • *Read Reading 1 and 3 from today's review exam and finish the multiple choice. It will be marked at the beginning of tomorrow's class.
  • Study your review package and the English 10 terms and literary devices handout.
  • Are you tough? Try the online notes and English 12 exemplars below... if you dare. ;-) 


English 12 Block 2
Homework for Friday


Communications 11 Block 3Homework for Friday
  • *Finish the final essay. The topic is "Should 16 year-olds be treated as children, adults or something in-between?"
    • Bonus: Write a third body paragraph that answers the following - "Should 16 year-olds be treated as full adults for criminal behaviour?"
  • Finish the rough copy of your second paragraph for Tuesday:
    • Should 16 year-olds be allowed to vote?
  • Finish the rough copy of your first paragraph for Monday:
    • Should 16 year-olds be able to get their full driver's licence by the age of 17?
  • Finish your second business letter.
  • Did you type up your cover letter?

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

English 10 Block 1: Homework for Thursday
  • Study your English 10 terms and literary devices handout.
  • Are you tough? Try the English 12 exemplars below! ;-) 

English 12 Block 2
Homework for Thursday
  • Study your English 12 terms and literary devices handout.
  • If not finished, read the poem, "The Pigeon, Icarus". Complete the paragraph on the last two pages. Write it in ink or type.


Communications 11 Block 3Homework for Thursday
  • Finish the introductory and concluding paragraphs for the final essay. The topic is "Should 16 year-olds be treated as children, adults or something in-between?"
    • Bonus: Write a third body paragraph that answers the following - "Should 16 year-olds be treated as full adults for criminal behaviour?"
  • Finish the rough copy of your second paragraph for Tuesday:
    • Should 16 year-olds be allowed to vote?
  • Finish the rough copy of your first paragraph for Monday:
    • Should 16 year-olds be able to get their full driver's licence by the age of 17?
  • Finish your second business letter.
  • Did you type up your cover letter?

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

English 10 Block 1: Homework for Wednesday
  • Study your English 10 terms and literary devices handout.

English 12 Block 2
Homework for Wednesday
  • Study your English 12 terms and literary devices handout.
  • If not finished, read the poem, "The Pigeon, Icarus". Complete the paragraph on the last two pages. Write it in ink or type.
  • Did you miss last Friday's short story exam?
    • Read your notes and review the crossword and stories:
      • "The Story of an Hour"
      • "The Censor"
      • "A Rose for Emily"
      • "Boys and Girls"
      • "How much land does a man need?"
      • "Say Yes"
      • "Hills Like White Elephants"


Communications 11 Block 3Homework for Wednesday
  • Finish the introductory paragraph for the final essay. The topic is "Should 16 year-olds be treated as children, adults or something in-between?"
  • Finish the rough copy of your second paragraph for Tuesday:
    • Should 16 year-olds be allowed to vote?
  • Finish the rough copy of your first paragraph for Monday:
    • Should 16 year-olds be able to get their full driver's licence by the age of 17?
  • Finish your second business letter.
  • Did you type up your cover letter?

Monday, January 16, 2017

English 10 Block 1: Homework for Tuesday
  • Tuesday's test: 
    • Read all of Acts 4 and 5 of Romeo and Juliet.
    • Complete the study guide.
    • Feel free to re-read the modern English version of Romeo and Juliet via No Fear Shakespeare.
    • Also study the literary terms sheet.


English 12 Block 2
Homework for Tuesday
  • Read the poem, "The Pigeon, Icarus". Complete the paragraph on the last two pages. Write it in ink or type.
  • Did you miss Friday's short story exam?
    • Read your notes and review the crossword and stories:
      • "The Story of an Hour"
      • "The Censor"
      • "A Rose for Emily"
      • "Boys and Girls"
      • "How much land does a man need?"
      • "Say Yes"
      • "Hills Like White Elephants"


Communications 11 Block 3Homework for Tuesday
  • Finish the rough copy of your second paragraph for Tuesday:
    • Should 16 year-olds be allowed to vote?
  • Finish the rough copy of your first paragraph for Monday:
    • Should 16 year-olds be able to get their full driver's licence by the age of 17?
  • Finish your second business letter.
  • Did you type up your cover letter?

Friday, January 13, 2017

English 10 Block 1: Homework for Monday
  • Read all of Acts 4 and 5 of Romeo and Juliet.
    • We'll write the final test on Tuesday.
    • Feel free to read the modern English version of No Fear Shakespeare.
  • Did you write the Act 2/3 test for Romeo and Juliet? 
    • Complete the Act 2 and 3 study guides.
    • Also study "The Life and Times of Shakespeare" sheet and the literary terms sheet.


English 12 Block 2
Homework for Monday
  • Did you miss today's short story exam?
    • Read your notes and review the crossword and stories:
      • "The Story of an Hour"
      • "The Censor"
      • "A Rose for Emily"
      • "Boys and Girls"
      • "How much land does a man need?"
      • "Say Yes"
      • "Hills Like White Elephants"


Communications 11 Block 3Homework for Monday
  • Finish the rough copy of your first paragraph for Monday:
    • Should 16 year-olds be able to get their full driver's licence by the age of 17?
  • Finish your second business letter.
  • Did you type up your cover letter?

Thursday, January 12, 2017

English 10 Block 1: Homework for Friday
  • Study for your final spelling test!
    • 1. receive
    • 2. recognize
    • 3. recommend
    • 4. relevant
    • 5. repetition
    • 6. responsibility
    • 7. rhythm
    • 8. separate
    • 9. sergeant
    • 10. sincerely
    • 11. surprise
    • 12. temperature
    • 13. thorough
    • 14. unnecessary
    • 15. withdrawal
  • Read all of Act 4 of Romeo and Juliet.
  • Did you write the Act 2/3 test for Romeo and Juliet? 
    • Complete the Act 2 and 3 study guides.
    • Also study "The Life and Times of Shakespeare" sheet and the literary terms sheet.

English 12 Block 2Homework for Friday
  • Be ready for tomorrow's short story exam!
    • Read your notes and review the crossword and stories:
      • "The Story of an Hour"
      • "The Censor"
      • "A Rose for Emily"
      • "Boys and Girls"
      • "How much land does a man need?"
      • "Say Yes"
      • "Hills Like White Elephants"
  • If not done, read Kate Chopin's "The Story of an Hour". There will be a short comprehension quiz on Thursday.
  • Complete the rewrite of your C&C paragraph.

Communications 11 Block 3
Homework for Thursday
  • Finish your second business letter.
  • Did you type up your cover letter?
  • The spelling test has been held over to Wednesday:
    • 1. accept
    • 2. beginning
    • 3. believe
    • 4. business
    • 5. dependent
    • 6. desert
    • 7. desirable
    • 8. definitely
    • 9. disapprove
    • 10. doesn’t
    • 11. families
    • 12. finally
    • 13. friendliness
    • 14. happiness
    • 15. hopeless
    • 16. neither
    • 17. plain
    • 18. tries
    • 19. truly
    • 20. whether
  • Finish your third poetry assignment ("Dying" and "A Fisherman's Wife") for Thursday if it's not finished.