Ms. H. Aulakh

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   Dec 06

ENGLISH 11 – 2.1/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Friday

  1. NIGHT – 
    1. Group poster & presentation – everyone needs to speak/present
    2. Bring journals
    3. Novel test on Tuesday
    4. Novel pkg collect on Tuesday

   Dec 04

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs

  1. LP #22
    1. FANBOYS explained
    2. Simple, Compound, Complex Sentences Explained
  2. Quiz retake – see me for extra practice worksheets. You will have to complete the sheets before you attempt the remake quiz.
    1. Subject & Predicate Review Quiz
    2.  Khan Academy: Complete Subjects & Predicates
    3. Simple Subject & Predicate practice
  3. Journal #4 – Rewarded for Effort
    1. 3rd draft
    2. Typed, double spaced, MLA

   Dec 04

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs

  1. Setting Pkg – 
    1. Finish all worksheets including “Fly” questions
    2. Unit Test – Mon/Tues
    3. S.A.S Poem –
      1. GOOD COPY due
      2. READ and follow the instructions on the handout

   Dec 04

ENGLISH 10 – 2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Wed

  1. TKAM -Chp. 20-21
    1. Get caught up on the chapter Qs & vocab Pt. 2 – #1-10
    2. Character Worksheets – write in at least a total of 6 character traits. Try to write for a variety of characters rather than just one or two.

   Dec 03

ENGLISH 11 – 2.1/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Wed

  1. NIGHT – 
    1. Journal #11 – Power of Words
    2. Novel test – WILL BE PUSHED TO DEC. 9th -Tues – because of all of the absences. There will be no time to do make-up tests though, so you better be there or you’ll get a zero. 
    3. Group Contrasting imagery poster & presentation – you will be presenting on FRIDAY – so EVERYONE can and MUST attend and present for an oral communication evaluation

   Nov 30

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Mon/Tues

  1. Setting Pkg – should be totally finished now 
    1. Synonym-Simile poem (Synonym-Antonym-Simile Poem) –
      1. Write your 4 line rough copy on the lines provided. We will be checking the rough copy in class.
    2. “Fly” lyrics – read & do the Questions
      1. Watch the video and see how it connects to the lyrics especially the word “fly” & it’s synonyms – “Fly” – N. Minaj & Rihanna
  2. Setting pkg Unit Test – Dec. 9/10th
    1. Review all your flashcard terms: Setting, character, conflict, plot, other
    2. Use your notebook to review
    3. Use the 2 quizzes to practice
    4. Use the questions for both stories to help you study
    5. Go back to the videos I’ve posted on the blog to help

   Nov 30

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Tuesday

  1. LP #21 -USE YOUR STICKY NOTE CHEAT SHEET
    1. Adjective clauses will use “that, which, who, whom, whose”. Find one of those 5 words, box it, and you know it’s an ADJ clause. 
    2. Adverb clauses will use one of the other words on your CX cheat sheet (because, since, before, although, etc.)
    3. Watch the video for extra help – Adjective & Adverb Clauses explained
    4. ADJ & ADV clauses Quick Quiz! Try it!
  2. Notebook: Jrnl #4 – Should students should be rewarded for effort?
    1. p. 35 – read & highlight Conclusions pages
    2. p. 36-37 – Jrnl #4 – 2nd Draft -Double  spaced
      1. Take your HIT intro from p. 30 &
      2. Your peer edited 1st draft from p. 27-28 and
      3. The conclusion info from p. 35 and
      4. Revise and write a better 2nd draft

   Nov 29

ENGLISH 10 – 2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Monday

  1. TKAM – Chp. 20-21
    1. Questions
    2. Chp 20 Summary & Analysis
    3. Chp 21 Summary & Analysis
    4. Vocab – Pt. 2 #1-10
    5. Conflict Sheet – Add 5 more

   Nov 29

ENGLISH 11 – 2.1/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Monday

  1. NIGHT – 
    1. Journal #10 – Choice & Change – consider the “Boiling Pot” Analogy
    2. Novel Test – Dec. 6th
  2.  Discussion Q – How do we, as a society, handle people and issues like Holocaust deniers especially considering the power & influence of the internet.
  3. Watch the following videos to help you come up with ideas for the IN-CLASS discussion
    1. Holocaust Denial & Distortion
    2. TED: Behind the Lies of Holocaust Deniers
    3. Sasha Baron Cohen attacks Facebook (and other social media)
    4. CBC: Fake News & It’s Impact
    5. It’s Getting Harder to Spot a Deep Fake
    6. TED: How Fake News Does Real Harm

   Nov 29

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Friday

  1. LP #19-20
    1. Simple Explanation – Independent & Subordinate Clauses 
    2. Khan Academy: Independent & Subordinate Clauses
  2. Subject & Predicate Quiz – simple & complete subject & predicates
    1. Khan Academy: Complete Subjects & Predicates
    2. Simple Subject & Predicate practice
  3. Notebook
    1. p. 34Thesis Statement Practices Flip sheets
    2. p. 30 – Jrnl #4 – HIT Intro Practice – after watching the videos, doing the practice sheets, you need to write an good intro for Jrnl #4 – Should students be rewarded for effort? Label (heading) each part of the intro.
      1. Hook: Practice one of the types of hooks
      2. background/bridge Information: lead the reader from your general hook to your topic with some more specific information
      3. Thesis statement: write a clear thesis with 3 points.