Ms. H. Aulakh

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   Oct 17

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Monday

  1. LP – Do the Review pages & Using What You’ve Learned pages
    1. Step one: Do as many questions as you can WITHOUT have to look antyhing up
    2. Step two: Using a DIFFERENT colour, do the questions you left blank the first time, BUT this time LOOK BACK to the lessons to get help
  2. Notebook: p. 13
    1. Jrnl #2 – Friendship Brainstorm– Brainstorm your thoughts on the following 3 topics:
      1. Consider what Aristotle thought about friendship along with the videos we watched
        1. YOUR definition of friendship
        2. The Role(s) of Friends
        3. The Importance of Friends/Friendship

   Oct 17

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Fri/Mon

  1. Terms Quiz – Thurs/Fri
    1. Study all 10 SETTING and CHARACTER terms
    2. Here are videos to help 
      1. What is Setting?
      2. Types of Characters
  2. Good copy Alliteration-Assonance- Consonance poem. Remember to follow the checklist!
  3. Setting Pkg – “Big Yellow Taxi” all 4 questions
    1. Listen to the song so you can hear the sound devices being used —> “Big Yellow Taxi” song by Joni Mitchell

   Oct 16

ENGLISH 10 -2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Friday

  1. STAMP PROJECT
    1. Email or share it with me – haulakh@vsb.bc.ca – by Friday 8am 
    2. Ensure you’ve included all parts – work cited is the last page/slide
    3. Have the stamp printed or ready to hand in
    4. Have notes for your presentation – remember, you’re trying to convince the class to vote for your person
    5. Practice your, sales pitch or presentation so you’re comfortable talking to us

   Oct 16

ENGLISH 11 -2.1/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Friday

  1. NIGHT – Chp. 3- Chapter 3 Audio
    1. Qs & start chart
    2. Vocab
    3. Journal #2 – Pack Up
    4. Quiz chp #1-3 – Tues
  2. Remembrance Day video project
    1. Find a quote about ANY war and/or conflict that resonates with you
    2. Explain WHY you chose it and why you think it’s important for OTHERS to consider

   Oct 15

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs

  1. LP
    1. Lessons #6-10 – Here’s a link to common idioms & their meanings –> English Idioms
    2. Unit #1 Test – Wednesday
    3. Unit #1 Workbook check – Wednesday
  2. Values Pkg – add to your answers for the Friendship reading to prepare for your next written response

   Oct 11

ENGLISH 8 -1.2.2/3

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs

  1. Setting Pkg- 
    1. Poetry page – Alliteration – write a rough draft of your Alliteration-Assonance-Consonance poem here
    2. Big Yellow Taxi” – read the lyrics and do the Qs
      1. Listen to the song so you can hear the sound devices being used —> “Big Yellow Taxi” song by Joni Mitchell
  2. Terms Quiz – Thurs/Fri
    1. Study all 10 SETTING and CHARACTER terms
    2. Here are videos to help 
      1. What is Setting?
      2. Types of Characters

   Oct 11

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Monday

  1. LP lessons #1-5 
  2. Values Pkg
    1. Read & highlight #2 Friendship reading
    2. Do Qs #3-5 AND the Qs #1-4 that you copied off the board. Remember this is about YOU and your thoughts on friendship.
  3. Here are a couple of videos to get you thinking about what friendship is
    1. Sesame Street: What is a Friend?
    2. The Purpose of Friendship

   Oct 11

ENGLISH 10- 2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Wed

  1. Stamp Project
    1. Presentation will be on Friday Oct. 18th.
    2. You must have a physical copy of your stamp for the presentation. Do not wait until the last minute and then ask me to print something off or have to go to the library to print. You need to be ready at the start of class.
    3. You must email me or share your presentation with me at haulakh@vsb.bc.ca by Friday! If you’re done before, great, send it to me earlier.
  2. TKAMTo Kill A Mockingbird
    1. start reading
    2. Here’s are some helpful links
      1. Video Sparknotes: TKAM summary
      2. eNotes: TKAM summary

   Oct 11

ENGLISH 11 – 2.1/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Wed

  1. NIGHTchp. 2
    1. Chapter Qs – including Active Reading chart
    2. Vocab
    3. Finish Journal #1 – Delusion
    4. Night – Chp 2 – Audiobook

   Oct 09

ENGLISH 11 – 2.1/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Friday

  1. LATE WORK – Written Response – overcoming fear; EQs, First They Came poem. 
  2. Here are the 3 videos I showed in class
    1. Elie W. & Oprah at Auschwitz Interview
    2. The Power of Words – Amnesty International
    3. Lessons from Auschwitz: The Power of Words
  3. NIGHT – Chp. 1
    1. Read
    2. Do Qs
    3. Do Vocab
    4. Chapter 1 Audiobook
  4. Journal – Bring a notebook (min.  80pg) to class for the journal responses you will be writing all year
  5. You will have chapter 2 homework over the long weekend, so if you know you’re going to be busy, I would recommend that you start it now. (Qs, chart, vocab)