Ms. H. Aulakh

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   Jun 06

ENGLISH 8 – 1.1/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Fri

  1. Poetry Quest – all your flashcard terms!
  2. Poetry anthology project — I’ll give you an extension until Mon/Tues. BUT that means your projects must be FANTASTIC!  and YOU MUST BRING IN YOUR MOSTLY COMPLETED PROJECTS to CLASS to work on in class.
  3. Watch these video POETRY Quizzes to help you study —> Quiz #1 AND Quiz #2

   Jun 06

ENGLISH 9- 2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs

  1. Hip Hop & Classic Poem sheets -p. 69-72, 75-76 – Personification
  2. Poetry Quiz!
  3. Try out these quizzes with music lyrics to help you study —> Quiz #1Quiz #2, Quiz #3
  4. Joaquin, Ramelo, and Noor Fahrenheit 451 Test (book return & Qs collect) – Thurs. LUNCH – pen & pencil – bring a note for your absense

   Jun 06

ENGLISH 11- 1.2/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Friday

  1. NIGHT – novel pkg collected, NOVEL collected, novel test
  2. “First They Came” – worksheets – complete the last 2 pages with Qs and your own poem
  3. Anyone who missed NIGHT Quiz #3 – you MUST come in on Thurs. at lunch WITH a ABSENCE note to write it. NO note, no quiz, no mark.

   Jun 05

ENGLISH 10- 1.3/1.4

HOMEWORK: Due Wed

  1. POETRY QUEST – study, practice, learn your poetry terms & devices.  Here is a more concise terms & definitions handout —> Poetry Terms simplified
  2. Dead Poets Society” poems – jigsaw: KNOW your poem AND have a PLAN for how you’re going to TEACH it to others
  3. Here are some helpful links –> Symbolism and Poetic devices in songs AND How to Read a Poem

   Jun 02

ENGLISH 9 – 2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Tues

  1. Hip Hop & Classic Poetry Pkg – continue with the sheets to finish all simile & metaphor exercises – p. 39-40, 42-43, 45-46, 129.
  2. Study for a terms Quiz!
  3. Here are some more helpful links —> Figurative Language explainedSimile, Metaphor, PersonificationSound devices in songs

   Jun 02

ENGLISH 8 – 1.1/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Tues/Wed

  1. Poetry Duotang – Narrative Poems – read & do Qs on a separate page – “Nancy Hanks“, “The Bridge Came Tumblin’ Down”, and “The Ballad of Birmingham” – remember to note down the Setting, Characters, Conflict & Plot for all 3 of them.
  2. Here are links to the ballads —> “The Bridge Came Tumlin’ Down” AND “Ballad of Birmingham”
  3. Flashcards – finish the last section – Poem Types: Narrative, Ballad, Lyric
  4. Poetry Quest – Thurs/Fri
  5. Project time – bring supplies & rough drafts to class, etc..  I will be giving you time in class to work – if you have what you need to do your project.

   Jun 01

ENGLISH 8 – 1.1/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Friday/Mon

  1. Poetry Worksheets – “Man/Woman of the Future” AND “Emotion Description” poem
  2. Poetry Quiz next week – study ALL of the terms – Thurs/Fri
  3. Bring your poetry project supplies/work to class.  I will be giving you class time to work on it.
  4. Project – will be due June 8/9th

   Jun 01

ENGLISH 10 -1.3/1.4

HOMEWORK: Due Monday

  1. “Dead Poets Society” poems pkg – prepare for your jigsaw teaching activity 1. Know your poem – poetic devices used, theme, meaning, etc. 2. Have a plan of how you will “teach” it to your group 3. Read through and mark up – ALL  the poems to prepare
  2. Poetry Terms Quiz #2 – Wed. Here are some links to help you study your terms —->  Poetic Devices explainedPoetic Devices explained & drawn, Figurative language in SONGS
  3. Here are 2 poems shared in class —> “Somewhere in America” AND “All Lives Matter, But…”

   Jun 01

ENGLISH 11 – 1.2/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Fri/Mon

  1. NIGHT – finish all Qs & vocab in pkg (Will be collected on June 8/9th)
  2. Journal # 10 – Choice & Change (All Jrnls will be collected on June 6/7th)
  3. Novel Test and Novel return – June 8/9th
  4. Final/All Lit Circle presentations – Thurs/Fri
  5. Ted Talk link —> “Behind the lies of Holocaust denial” AND an current news article —->Former Auschwitz Guard

   Jun 01

ENGLISH 9 – 2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Friday

  1. Fahrenheit 451 – Novel test, collect novel Qs, AND collect novels
  2. Poetry pkg – Hip Hop and Classic poetry sheets – do worksheets and Qs to (and including) p. 28 (imagery).  Highlight all terms and write all answers on the sheets. Here are links to 2 of the songs in the package —> “Lose Yourself” AND “Juicy”
  3. Study Poetry terms! Quiz #1 on Tuesday! Here are some links to help you study your terms —->  Poetic Devices explainedPoetic Devices explained & drawnFigurative language in SONGS