Friday, January 17, 2020

English 10 Blocks 1/2: Homework for Monday
  • Be ready for Monday's final exam. It's worth 15% of the course.
    • Block 1: Monday, January 20 (8:30 - 11:30)
    • Block 2: Monday, January 20 (12:00 - 3:00)
  • Finish your final exam review. It's due at the beginning of the exam.
  • I'll be available on Tuesday afternoon, all day Wednesday, and Thursday morning if you want to finish any missing work.

English 12 Block 3: Homework for Tuesday

English 12 Block 4 Linear: Homework for the exam week
  • I'd like everyone to type up their personal essay for Term 2. Please see me next week to pick up your rough copy (ie. the handwritten version of the essay). I'll need it by Thursday, January 23.
  • I'll be available on Tuesday afternoon, all day Wednesday, and Thursday morning if you want to finish any missing work.
  • Did you miss last Friday's in-class essay? You can use the following items:
    • an outline of your chosen topic
    • the quote sheet
    • the UTROD vocabulary sheets (for 3 bonus words)

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

English 10 Blocks 1/2: Homework for Wednesday Thursday Friday
  • We'll be spending Friday doing review and going over the personal essay.
  • Did you miss the Fahrenheit 451 exam? See me by Wednesday of next week!
    • Be sure to study your Powerpoint notes!
  • Start your final exam review.
  • Finish reading to the end (p. 165).
    • Finish your Part 3 Study Guide. It's due Wednesday.
    • Want to read an .epub version of Fahrenheit 451 on an iPad or phone? Right click here and save a free epub version of the novel.

English 12 Block 3: Homework for Wednesday Thursday Friday
  • The final Gatsby test is cancelled! We'll be doing review on Friday in preparation for Tuesday's test.
    • Read all of your Powerpoint notes.
    • Review the Part 3 Gatsby crossword!
    • Consider the following:
      • Do you like Jay Gatsby as a character?
      • Are Gatsby and Sandor Hunyadi/Alex Hunter similar characters?
      • Who really killed Gatsby?
      • Compare and contrast the final three chapters of The Great Gatsby with Baz Lurmann's movie version.
  • Read Chp. 9 of The Great Gatsby and complete a note set for the chapter for Tuesday. Use either quote notes or a mind-map.
  • 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 12 Block 4 Linear: Homework for Thursday
    • Today we typed up a final good copy of last week's essay. This should be printed and handed in before next week!
    • Did you miss Friday's in-class essay? You can use the following items:
      • an outline of your chosen topic
      • the quote sheet
      • the UTROD vocabulary sheets (for 3 bonus words)

    Friday, January 10, 2020

    English 10 Blocks 1/2: Homework for Monday Tuesday
    • Be ready for the final test on Fahrenheit 451 on Monday Tuesday. It will cover everything!
      • Be sure to study your Powerpoint notes!
    • Finish reading to the end (p. 165).
      • Finish your Part 3 Study Guide. It's due Monday Tuesday!
      • Want to read an .epub version of Fahrenheit 451 on an iPad or phone? Right click here and save a free epub version of the novel.

    English 12 Block 3: Homework for Monday Tuesday
    • We'll write the final test on Tuesday Wednesday.
    • Read Chp. 9 of The Great Gatsby and complete a note set for the chapter for Tuesday. Use either quote notes or a mind-map.
    • 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 12 Block 4 Linear: Homework for Tuesday
      • Did you miss Friday's in-class essay? You can use the following items:
        • an outline of your chosen topic
        • the quote sheet
        • the UTROD vocabulary sheets (for 3 bonus words)
      • Brainstorm both topics for Friday's essay. (6 marks)
      • Using the six quotes you chose for Thursday, create six blended quotations. Use the the three methods of blending: 
      • For six marks, complete the quotation finding exercise I handed out today. Find three quotes for each of the two essay topics chosen.
      • Did you miss the short story test?

      Thursday, January 9, 2020

      English 10 Blocks 1/2: Homework for Friday
      • Be ready for Spelling #14:
        • 1. reproach 
        • 2. repudiate 
        • 3. resolute  
        • 4. reticent 
        • 5. reverence
        • 6. sagacity 
        • 7. sanctimonious
        • 8. sanguine
        • 9. satiate 
        • 10. schism
        • 11. scrupulous 
        • 12. scrutinize 
        • 13. serendipity
        • 14. servile
        • 15. soliloquy 
      • Finish reading Part 3 of Fahrenheit 451. Read to the end (p. 165).
        • Work on your Part 3 Study Guide.
        • The final, overall exam will be on Monday, Jan. 13. It will test the entire novel.
        • Want to read an .epub version of Fahrenheit 451 on an iPad or phone? Right click here and save a free epub version of the novel.

      English 12 Block 3: Homework for Friday
      • Be ready for the 3rd vocabulary quiz tomorrow! It covers chps. 7-9.
      • Finish reading Chp. 8 of The Great Gatsby and complete a note set for the chapter for Friday. Use either quote notes or a mind-map.
      • 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.
      • Here are the rest of the deadlines for the TGG tests and quizzes:

        English 12 Block 4 Linear: Homework for Friday
        • Be ready for Friday's in-class essay. You can use the following items:
          • an outline of your chosen topic
          • the quote sheet
          • the UTROD vocabulary sheets (for 3 bonus words)
        • Brainstorm both topics for Friday's essay. (6 marks)
        • Using the six quotes you chose for Thursday, create six blended quotations. Use the the three methods of blending: 
        • For six marks, complete the quotation finding exercise I handed out today. Find three quotes for each of the two essay topics chosen.
        • Did you miss the short story test?

        Wednesday, January 8, 2020

        English 10 Blocks 1/2: Homework for Thursday
        • Start reading Part 3 of Fahrenheit 451. Read to ~p. 149.
          • Work on your Part 3 Study Guide.
          • The final, overall exam will be on Monday, Jan. 13. It will test the entire novel.
          • Want to read an .epub version of Fahrenheit 451 on an iPad or phone? Right click here and save a free epub version of the novel.

        English 12 Block 3: Homework for Thursday
        • Start reading Chp. 8 of The Great Gatsby and complete a note set for the chapter for Friday. Use either quote notes or a mind-map.
        • 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.
        • Here are the rest of the deadlines for the TGG tests and quizzes:

          English 12 Block 4 Linear: Homework for Friday
          • Be ready for Friday's in-class essay. You can use the following items:
            • an outline of your chosen topic
            • the quote sheet
            • the UTROD vocabulary sheets (for 3 bonus words)
          • Brainstorm both topics for Friday's essay. (6 marks)
          • Using the six quotes you chose for Thursday, create six blended quotations. Use the the three methods of blending: 
          • For six marks, complete the quotation finding exercise I handed out today. Find three quotes for each of the two essay topics chosen.
          • Did you miss the short story test?

          Tuesday, January 7, 2020

          English 10 Blocks 1/2: Homework for Wednesday
          • Start reading Part 3 of Fahrenheit 451. Read to ~p. 139.
            • Start working on your Part 3 Study Guide.
            • The final, overall exam will be on Monday, Dec. 13. It will test the entire novel.
            • Want to read an .epub version of Fahrenheit 451 on an iPad or phone? Right click here and save a free epub version of the novel.

          English 12 Block 3: Homework for Wednesday
          • Finish reading Chp. 7 of The Great Gatsby and complete a note set for the chapter. Use either quote notes or a mind-map.
          • 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.
          • Here are the rest of the deadlines for the TGG tests and quizzes:

            English 12 Block 4 Linear: Homework for Wednesday
            • Brainstorm both topics for Friday's essay. (6 marks)
            • Using the six quotes you chose for Thursday, create six blended quotations. Use the the three methods of blending: 
            • For six marks, complete the quotation finding exercise I handed out today. Find three quotes for each of the two essay topics chosen.
            • Did you miss the short story test?

            Monday, January 6, 2020

            English 10 Blocks 1/2: Homework for Tuesday
            • Start reading Part 3 of Fahrenheit 451. Read to ~p. 125.
              • Want to read an .epub version of Fahrenheit 451 on an iPad or phone? Right click here and save a free epub version of the novel.

            English 12 Block 3: Homework for Tuesday
            • Read Chp. 7 of The Great Gatsby. 
            • 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.
            • Here are the rest of the deadlines for the TGG tests and quizzes:

              English 12 Block 4 Linear: Homework for Wednesday
              • Brainstorm both topics for Friday's essay. (6 marks)
              • Using the six quotes you chose for Thursday, create six blended quotations. Use the the three methods of blending: 
              • For six marks, complete the quotation finding exercise I handed out today. Find three quotes for each of the two essay topics chosen.
              • Did you miss the short story test?