Ms. H. Aulakh

Hello world! Welcome to my school blog. haulakh@vsb.bc.ca

   Oct 12

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Mon/Tues

  1. Setting Pkg – “Big Yellow Taxi” Qs – especially #4
  2. Flashcards – 6 Conflict terms
  3. Sound devices Poem – GOOD copy due!
  4. Watch these videos to help with your terms
    1. Basic Short Story Elements
    2. Character info using Minions
    3. Plot explained using Aladdin
    4. Types of Conflict

   Oct 12

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Tues

  1. Notebook: p. 22-23 – Journal #3-1st Draft- Are you a fair/just person? Explain with examples. 
  2. Values Pkg – read, highlight & do Qs – Should students be rewarded for effort?

   Oct 12

ENGLISH 10 – 1.4/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Tues/Wed

  1. Lit Circle Role sheet for “So What Are You, Anyway?”
  2. Journal #3 – Discuss how your race/ethnicity impact your identity. Consider how you see yourself & how others/society see and treat you.

   Oct 12

ENGLISH 11- 1.1/2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Mon/Tues

  1. NIGHT – Chp. 4 read & do ALL Qs – start the chart
  2. Journal #2 – Pack up
  3. Quiz – chp. 1-3 – Wed/Thurs
  4. Remembrance Day Project – here are some links
    1. List of Wars by Country – click a country & war & then search up quotes, poems, interviews, etc. from that specific war
    2. Video – 1000 years of War Map
    3. See the many links from the previous post

   Oct 10

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Fri

  1. Setting Pkg – read & do the Questions for the lyrics – “Big Yellow Taxi”
  2. Flashcards6 Plot: Introduction, Initiating Event, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion
  3. Good copy Poem– Alliteration – Assonance – Consonance Poem – Due on Fri/Mon
  4. Quiz – “Autumntime” and terms so far
  5. Here are some fun, helpful videos —>What is Setting? AND Character Types AND What is Plot?

   Oct 10

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Fri

  1. NOTEBOOK:
    1. p. 20Brainstorm Journal #3 – Are you a fair/just person?  Discuss with 3 examples. Looking at your brainstorm, decide “mostly yes” or “mostly no” and choose your best 3 examples.
    2. p. 21BLT Essay Sandwich Outline- write your outline on the sheet – Intro – Yes or No and basic intro to topic; Body – each paragraph is just your example in note form; Conclusion- sum up

   Oct 10

ENGLISH 10 – 1.4/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Fri

  1. So What Are You, Anyway?” – Do Qs, complete story summary sheet, prepare for reading quiz
  2. Language Power (LP) workbook – $15

   Oct 05

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Mon/Tues

  1. Values Pkg – Read, highlight, do Qs – Are You a Just & Fair Person?
  2. Here are a few videos to help you —> Fair vs. Unfair AND What is Justice? Crash Course AND Justice & Fairness with examples AND  Intro To Justice Theory
  3.  Notebook:
    1. p. 18-19 – Journal #2: Friendship – 2nd draft
  4. Vaccination Forms

   Oct 04

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Tues/Wed

  1. Setting Pkg – 2 Alliteration worksheets 
  2. Rough copy of poem – It’s important that you do a rough copy because you will have a chance to check them and ask questions, so your good copy will be perfect.
  3. Flashcards8 poetry terms – Personification, Stanza, Alliteration, Assonance, Consonance, Onomatopoeia, Repetition, Rhyme Scheme.