Ms. H. Aulakh

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   Dec 01

ENGLISH 8 – 1.4/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Tues/Wed

  1. LP #18
  2. Terms Quiz – Study all your Flashcard terms for a 12 Q quiz.
  3. Notebook: – Geraldine Moore character analysis: p. 13 Characterization Practice sheets; p. 14 S.T.E.A.L. Character Traits sheet, p. 15 Geraldine Moore Character Traits Brainstorm – using all the previous sheets, make a brainstorm list of different character/personality traits/qualities that Geraldine shows and possesses.  For example, she shows us that she is honest and outspoken when she calls out in English class.  After you brainstorm, try to list an example or reason (EVIDENCE) for that trait like I did in the above example.
  4. Here is a helpful video on characterization ===> STEAL Characterization
  5. The Great Canadian Mail Race – watch the following video about Canada to inspire you to look for a city, town, or village that has a high school or middle school with a grade 8 class.  Get the name AND address of the school that you would like to write a letter to. VIDEO ===> 150 Fun Facts About Canada – GO TO 0:39 SECS for a FUN LIST OF GOOFY PLACE NAMES IN CANADA – like Elbow, SK and even Crotch Lake, ON.
  6. Grade 8 Letter – get your supplies ready to include with your letter. 

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