Ms. H. Aulakh

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   May 23

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Fri/Mon

  1. Narrative terms quiz+test= QUEST! MON/TUES
  2. The Outsiders
    1. Chp. 1 Qs
    2. Worksheet – Focus on Setting
  3. Notebook: (Block 2.1 – You handed in your notebooks, so you can either do this work on a separate page and stick it in, or you can wait and do it with your other homework next time)
    1. Block 1.2 – You will be handing in your notebook on Friday, so you can write your Tuff Talk & do the title page AND prep the rest of the notebook. 
    2. p. 43Title Page: The Outsiders – Tuff Talks
    3. p. 44Tuff Talk #1 – Setting – Remember to double space & write a proper paragraph response: Topic Sentence, PEE on it, Concluding Sentence. Use the info from your worksheet to help you with this journal. 

   May 23

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Friday

  1. F451 – 
    1. Read pp 113-125
    2. Do Qs #4-8
  2. Worksheet #3 – Character Analysis: Add 2 traits & info for Mildred, Clarisse, Beatty, and Faber.

   May 23

ENGLISH 10 -1.4/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Fri/Mon

  1. TKAM – 
    1. Chp. 18 Qs 
    2. Chapter 18 Summary
    3. Vocab Pt. 2 – #1-10
    4. Brant & Theodore – prepare to LEAD the class discussion of Chp. 17-18 chapter questions & chapter high lights
  2. Worksheets
    1. Add at least 2 conflict examples
    2. Add at least 2 Character Traits to different characters

   May 23

ENGLISH 11- 1.1/2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Fri/Mon

  1. Totem” Story Notes (not the plot/story map side)
  2. Reading Pkg – Keep Interculturalism in mind
    1. Chief Dan George & “A Lament for Confederation“- read, highlight, notes in the margin regarding meaning, find poetic elements (metaphors, etc.)
    2. Graffiti” – Read, highlight, do Qs #1-3 & 5-6
    3. Apology Day” – Read, highlight, Do Qs #1-7

   May 21

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs

  1. Character Pkg #2: Unit test Tues/Wed & pkg collect
  2. Notebook:
    1. Will be collected Thurs/Fri
    2. Make sure you’ve filled in the table of contents, written in page numbers, completed all worksheets, etc.
  3. The Outsiders
    1. Read chp. 1
    2. Do Chp. 1 Questions ** #1 can be done on the chp. 1 worksheet – character chart
    3. Worksheets – Do “After Chapter 1” worksheet
    4. Bring your notebook
  4. Narrative Terms QuizMon/Tues

   May 21

ENGLISH 10 – 1.4/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs

  1. TKAM
    1. Quiz #2 – Chp. 4-11 (Pt.1) and Vocab #11-20 (Pt. 1)
    2. Chp. 16-17 Qs
    3. Chp. 16 Summary
    4. Chp. 17 Summary
    5. Conflict Worksheet – Fill in 2 exanples for Internal & External: Person vs. Person AND 1 example for Gender & Race. You should have a total of 6 examples.

   May 21

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Wed

  1. F451– 
    1. Read pp 107-113
    2. Do Qs Pt. 3 – #1-3
    3. Quiz #2
  2. Worksheet #3 – Character Analysis:
    1. You can work in PAIRS or INDIVIDUALLY. In pairs, does not mean splitting the work and copying what your partner came up with. In pairs means working together to come up with traits & evidence TOGETHER rather than on your own. You will both have to hand in your own sheets.
    2. Come up with 2 Traits with evidence for – Montag, Clarisse, Mildred, and Beatty. 

   May 17

ENGLISH 11- 1.1/2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs

  1. Peer Edit Journal #2 – Multiculturalism & discuss the topic of isolated island vs true diversity
  2. Traditions Compare/Contrast Synthesis Worksheet – will be collected
  3. “Totem” p. 119
    1. Reading Quiz
    2. Qs #3-6  & 8 in the text AND #7  & #9 below
      1. 7a) List out what the “totem pole” and the museum could symbolize in the story
      2. 7b) List out the “noises” the totem pole made & what they could symbolize
      3. 7c) List out the specific reactions to the totem poles and the different noises
      4. #9 Looking at your lists – totem pole, sounds, people’s reactions – what is the author trying to express/satirize about Canadian society?

   May 15

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Tues

  1. Character Pkg #2: Unit test Tues/Wed
    1. Study all of your narrative terms
    2. Use your notebook to review the elements of both stories (initiating event, conflicts, climax, themes, etc.)
    3. Review all the poetry terms we’ve studied especially those that came up in the package
  2. Character Pkg #2: The package itself will be collected, so make sure you’ve completed all the worksheets & highlighted key info. This is one way to review for the test.
  3. Notebook:
    1. Will be collected Thurs/Fri
    2. Make sure you’ve filled in the table of contents, written in page numbers, completed all worksheets, etc. 

   May 14

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs

  1. F451
    1. Read pp 82-106
    2. Qs #9-12
  2. Conflict worksheet – Make sure you write legibly!!!
  3. Quiz #2 – Wednesday