Tuesday, November 29, 2022

  English 12 Block 1:

  • In 2-3 complete sentences, explain why today's sample essay (p. 2-4) is a 6/6. (5 marks)
  • Did you miss today's test on punctuation? If so, see me ASAP!
  • Did you complete the quotation blending exercise (Section B) on your quotations handout? It's worth 12 marks.
    • Choose two quotes for each of the three blending types. 
  • Watch the following video:



    • ... and this video on complex writing:



    English 9 Block 2:

    • Read Chapter 9 of Animal Farm.. Complete the 2nd study guide up to and including #14. 
    • Study the following words for Friday's quiz:
      • 1. illiterate
      • 2. imagination
      • 3. immediately
      • 4. indefinitely
      • 5. independent
      • 6. inevitable
      • 7. innocent
      • 8. intelligence
      • 9. irresistible
      • 10. knowledge
      • 11. laboratory
      • 12. led
      • 13. licence (noun)
      • 14. lightning
      • 15. lieutenant
    • Did you miss today's Chps. 7 and 8 vocab quiz? If so, see me ASAP!
      • If you would like, I have a free epub version of the novel. Download the file here and open up the file in any free epub reader app on a phone or tablet. Some free apps even offer a live voice option!
    • Type up your essay in Office 365! Include a IP, 3 BPs, and a CP. You should have the essay finished by Tuesday, Nov. 8. 
      • Use the checklist I gave you!


    English 11 Block 3:
     
    • Read Chp. 4 of October Sky. The first test (Chps. 1-6) will be next Friday, Dec. 2.
      • Start working on the Part 1 study guide (ignore p. 2; focus on pp. 1 and 3).
      • If you're interested, why not try an epub version of the novel? Download it here and open it in any free epub app. 
    • Did you miss the test on new media and media literacy?
      • If so, see me ASAP!
      • Study your three fill-in-the-blank note sets.
    • Due last Tuesday: Using the sheet below (click for a larger image), choose one of the 3 topics [flu remedies, consumer advocacy, and the solar minimum]. Then do a "deep dive" into the two websites listed under the topic you've chosen. Create a set of point-form notes where you identify the strengths and weaknesses of each website. Overall, which one is more credible? 





    English 11 Block 4 (Day 2): 

    Monday, November 28, 2022

     English 12 Block 1:

    • Test alert! We've nearly finished a mini-grammar unit on punctuation. The test will be tomorrow (i.e. Tuesday)!
    • Complete the quotation blending exercise (Section B) on your quotations handout (12 marks) for Monday.
      • Choose two quotes for each of the three blending types. 
    • Watch the following video:



      • ... and this video on complex writing:



      English 9 Block 2:

      • Quiz alert! Study your vocab words for the Chps. 7 and 8 quiz tomorrow!
      • Read Chapter 8 of Animal Farm and start Chapter 9. Complete the 2nd study guide up to and including #10. 
      • Test alert: On Tuesday, Nov. 22 Wednesday, Nov. 23, we wrote the first Animal Farm test (Chps. 1-6). It included multiple choice and a paragraph. If you missed it, see me ASAP.
        • Review the Powerpoint notes on Animal Farm literary terms and themes.
        • If you would like, I have a free epub version of the novel. Download the file here and open up the file in any free epub reader app on a phone or tablet. Some free apps even offer a live voice option!
      • Type up your essay in Office 365! Include a IP, 3 BPs, and a CP. You should have the essay finished by Tuesday, Nov. 8. 
        • Use the checklist I gave you!


      English 11 Block 3:
       
      • Read Chp. 3 of October Sky. The first test (Chps. 1-6) will be next Friday, Dec. 2.
        • Start working on the Part 1 study guide (ignore p. 2; focus on pp. 1 and 3).
        • If you're interested, why not try an epub version of the novel? Download it here and open it in any free epub app. 
      • Did you miss the test on new media and media literacy?
        • If so, see me ASAP!
        • Study your three fill-in-the-blank note sets.
      • Due last Tuesday: Using the sheet below (click for a larger image), choose one of the 3 topics [flu remedies, consumer advocacy, and the solar minimum]. Then do a "deep dive" into the two websites listed under the topic you've chosen. Create a set of point-form notes where you identify the strengths and weaknesses of each website. Overall, which one is more credible? 





      English 11 Block 4 (Day 2): 

      Thursday, November 24, 2022

       English 12 Block 1:

      • Test alert! We've nearly finished a mini-grammar unit on punctuation. The test will be next Tuesday.
      • Complete the quotation blending exercise on your quotations handout (12 marks) for Monday.
        • Choose two quotes for each of the three blending types. 
      • Watch the following video:




        English 9 Block 2:

        • Read Chapter 7 of Animal Farm and start Chapter 8. Complete the 2nd study guide up to and including #6. 
        • Test alert: On Tuesday, Nov. 22 Wednesday, Nov. 23, we wrote the first Animal Farm test (Chps. 1-6). It included multiple choice and a paragraph. If you missed it, see me ASAP.
          • Review the Powerpoint notes on Animal Farm literary terms and themes.
          • If you would like, I have a free epub version of the novel. Download the file here and open up the file in any free epub reader app on a phone or tablet. Some free apps even offer a live voice option!
        • Type up your essay in Office 365! Include a IP, 3 BPs, and a CP. You should have the essay finished by Tuesday, Nov. 8. 
          • Use the checklist I gave you!


        English 11 Block 3:
         
        • Read Chp. 2 of October Sky. The first test (Chps. 1-6) will be next Friday, Dec. 2.
          • Start working on the Part 1 study guide (ignore p. 2; focus on pp. 1 and 3).
          • If you're interested, why not try an epub version of the novel? Download it here and open it in any free epub app. 
        • Did you miss the test on new media and media literacy?
          • If so, see me ASAP!
          • Study your three fill-in-the-blank note sets.
        • Due last Tuesday: Using the sheet below (click for a larger image), choose one of the 3 topics [flu remedies, consumer advocacy, and the solar minimum]. Then do a "deep dive" into the two websites listed under the topic you've chosen. Create a set of point-form notes where you identify the strengths and weaknesses of each website. Overall, which one is more credible? 





        English 11 Block 4 (Day 2): 

        Wednesday, November 23, 2022

         English 12 Block 1:

        • Watch the following video:


        • Complete the six quotations from the quotations handout. (6 marks)
        • If you didn't do your homework, read the handout on standard English. then, identify and fix the colloquialisms for #13, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18.
        • Choose one of your three rough copies and type up the letter as precisely as possible. Here's the rubric. Send it to me via Share in Office 365. 
          • Also, complete the third rough copy business letter from the 7 scenarios I have provided you and hand them into me.
            • Use lined paper. Follow the formatting rules as best as possible.

        English 9 Block 2:

        • Read Chapter 7 of Animal Farm and start the 2nd study guide
        • Test alert: On Tuesday, Nov. 22 Wednesday, Nov. 23, we wrote the first Animal Farm test (Chps. 1-6). It included multiple choice and a paragraph. If you missed it, see me ASAP.
          • Review the Powerpoint notes on Animal Farm literary terms and themes.
          • If you would like, I have a free epub version of the novel. Download the file here and open up the file in any free epub reader app on a phone or tablet. Some free apps even offer a live voice option!
        • Type up your essay in Office 365! Include a IP, 3 BPs, and a CP. You should have the essay finished by Tuesday, Nov. 8. 
          • Use the checklist I gave you!


        English 11 Block 3:
         
        • Start reading Chp. 1 of October Sky.
          • If you're interested, why not try an epub version of the novel? Download it here and open it in any free epub app. 
        • Did you miss today's test on new media and media literacy?
          • If so, see me ASAP!
          • Study your three fill-in-the-blank note sets.
        • Due Tuesday: Using the sheet below (click for a larger image), choose one of the 3 topics [flu remedies, consumer advocacy, and the solar minimum]. Then do a "deep dive" into the two websites listed under the topic you've chosen. Create a set of point-form notes where you identify the strengths and weaknesses of each website. Overall, which one is more credible? 


        • Test alert! On Monday, Nov. 21, we wrote our punctuation test:


        English 11 Block 4 (Day 2): 

        Tuesday, November 22, 2022

         English 12 Block 1:

        • Complete the six quotations on today's quotations handout. (6 marks)
        • If you didn't do your homework, read the handout on standard English. then, identify and fix the colloquialisms for #13, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18.
        • Choose one of your three rough copies and type up the letter as precisely as possible. Here's the rubric. Send it to me via Share in Office 365. 
          • Also, complete the third rough copy business letter from the 7 scenarios I have provided you and hand them into me.
            • Use lined paper. Follow the formatting rules as best as possible.
        • Did you miss last week's short story test? If so, see me ASAP

        English 9 Block 2:

        • Test alert: On Tuesday, Nov. 22 Wednesday, Nov. 23, we will write the first Animal Farm test (Chps. 1-6). It will include multiple choice and a paragraph.
          • Review the Powerpoint notes on Animal Farm literary terms and themes.
          • Finish Chapter 6 of Animal Farm and finish the study guide. The study guide is due the day of the test!
          • If you would like, I have a free epub version of the novel. Download the file here and open up the file in any free epub reader app on a phone or tablet. Some free apps even offer a live voice option!
        • Type up your essay in Office 365! Include a IP, 3 BPs, and a CP. You should have the essay finished by Tuesday, Nov. 8. 
          • Use the checklist I gave you!


        English 11 Block 3:
         
        • Due Tuesday: Using the sheet below (click for a larger image), choose one of the 3 topics [flu remedies, consumer advocacy, and the solar minimum]. Then do a "deep dive" into the two websites listed under the topic you've chosen. Create a set of point-form notes where you identify the strengths and weaknesses of each website. Overall, which one is more credible? 


        • Test alert! On Monday, Nov. 21, we wrote our punctuation test:


        English 11 Block 4 (Day 2): 

        Monday, November 21, 2022

         English 12 Block 1:

        • Read the handout on standard English. Identify and fix the colloquialisms for #2,4,6,8,10, and 12.
        • Choose one of your three rough copies and type up the letter as precisely as possible. Here's the rubric. Send it to me via Share in Office 365. 
          • Also, complete the third rough copy business letter from the 7 scenarios I have provided you and hand them into me.
            • Use lined paper. Follow the formatting rules as best as possible.
        • Did you miss last week's short story test? If so, see me ASAP!
        • Did you miss the mandatory Literacy 12 exam? If so, see Mr. Dartnell ASAP.

        English 9 Block 2:

        • The test is held over until Wednesday!
        • Finish Chapter 6 of Animal Farm and finish the study guide.
          • Quiz alert: On Monday, Nov. 21, we will write the 2nd vocabulary quiz (Chps. 4-6).
          • Test alert: On Tuesday, Nov. 22 Wednesday, Nov. 23, we will write the first Animal Farm test (Chps. 1-6). It will include multiple choice and a paragraph.
          • If you would like, I have a free epub version of the novel. Download the file here and open up the file in any free epub reader app on a phone or tablet. Some free apps even offer a live voice option!
        • Type up your essay in Office 365! Include a IP, 3 BPs, and a CP. You should have the essay finished by Tuesday, Nov. 8. 
          • Use the checklist I gave you!


        English 11 Block 3:
         
        • Due Monday: Using the sheet below (click for a larger image), choose one of the 3 topics [flu remedies, consumer advocacy, and the solar minimum]. Then do a "deep dive" into the two websites listed under the topic you've chosen. Create a set of point-form notes where you identify the strengths and weaknesses of each website. Overall, which one is more credible? 


        • Test alert! On Monday, Nov. 21, we wrote our punctuation test:


        English 11 Block 4 (Day 2): 

        Friday, November 18, 2022

          English 12 Block 1:

        • Choose one of your three rough copies and type up the letter as precisely as possible. Here's the rubric. Send it to me via Share in Office 365. We'll give you some time on Monday to finish the task.
          • Also, complete the third rough copy business letter from the 7 scenarios I have provided you and hand them into me.
            • Use lined paper. Follow the formatting rules as best as possible.
        • Did you miss last week's short story test? If so, see me ASAP!
        • Did you miss the mandatory Literacy 12 exam? If so, see Mr. Dartnell ASAP.

        English 9 Block 2:

        • Finish Chapter 6 of Animal Farm and finish the study guide.
          • Quiz alert: On Monday, Nov. 21, we will write the 2nd vocabulary quiz (Chps. 4-6).
          • Test alert: On Tuesday, Nov. 22, we will write the first Animal Farm test (Chps. 1-6). It will include multiple choice and a paragraph.
          • If you would like, I have a free epub version of the novel. Download the file here and open up the file in any free epub reader app on a phone or tablet. Some free apps even offer a live voice option!
        • Type up your essay in Office 365! Include a IP, 3 BPs, and a CP. You should have the essay finished by Tuesday, Nov. 8. 
          • Use the checklist I gave you!


        English 11 Block 3:
         
        • Test alert! On Monday, Nov. 21, we're writing our punctuation test:
        • Using the sheet below (click for a larger image), choose one of the 3 topics [flu remedies, consumer advocacy, and the solar minimum]. Then do a "deep dive" into the two websites listed under the topic you've chosen. Create a set of point-form notes where you identify the strengths and weaknesses of each website. Overall, which one is more credible? On Monday, we'll finish off the assignment.




        English 11 Block 4 (Day 2):