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   May 09

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Fri/Mon Mary Paragraph WORKSHEET:  follow the instructions on the back to find, mark, and label all the different elements. Character Paragraph: Final, good copy. Typed. Double-spaced. MLA format. Click here for more info —>  MLA Format info Character Pkg #2: “If I Were a Boy” Lyrics – read, highlight, do your best to answer […]

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   May 08

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs Notebook: p. 40 – Unity & Coherence fill in the blanks worksheet p. 42-43- 2nd Draft Character Paragraph: using the comments from peer editing and the practice with transitions, add, change, and improve your paragraph. Double spaced! You will be peer editing again, so bring your multi-coloured pens!

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   May 02

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Mon/Tues Notebook: p. 38-39 – First draft Character Paragraph: TOPIC: Discuss the character of Mary, Bebe, or Mama Lil. DOUBLE SPACED and try to use PEN.  Use your outline and the paragraph structure sheets to write ONE paragraph about Mary/Bebe/Mama Lil. Remember to TAG it. PEE on it. and CONCLUDE.

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   May 01

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Fri Notebook: p. 37 – Supporting Details (SD) Practice sheets p. 34 – Character Outline – In NOTE form and in QUOTES write in your supporting details for each of your 3 topic sentences Write your own “TAG it” intro sentence. Use p. 35 to help and the example you wrote for “Geraldine […]

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   Apr 25

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Tues/Wed LP #64-65 – Topic Sentences & Paragraph practice Topic Sentences – Video Easy formula to write a TS Notebook:  p. 35-36 – Topic Sentences practice sheets p. 34 – Paragraph Outline –  Decide what character you want to write your paragraph about: Mary, Mama Lil, or Bebe. Look back in your notebook […]

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   Apr 24

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Fri Bring your LP workbook!! Notebook: p. 32 – Traits & Evidence – make sure you have COMPLETED this sheet: 4 different traits each with QUOTES & PAGE numbers from the story as evidence. CHOOSE your top 3 traits – put a star next to your strongest traits. p. 33 – preread & […]

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   Apr 19

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Tues/Wed Notebook: STEAL Bebe  STEAL Mama Lil Traits & Evidence – Choose between Mama Lil’ or Bebe. 4 Traits & evidence -quotes with page numbers – for each

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   Apr 16

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs Notebook:  p. 29 – FINISH Plot Map “Building Bridges” – try your best & finish this one on your own p. 30 – STEAL Bebe – start p. 31 – STEAL Mama Lil’ – start

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   Apr 13

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Mon/Tues “Building Bridges” Qs #1-12 & #1-3. Question #3 on the back is a chart for Bebe & Mama Lil.  Make sure you bring your NOTEBOOK because we will be adding to it!

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   Apr 10

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Fri Notebook: p. 28 – Traits & Evidence – Mary. Column 1: Choose 4 traits to describe Mary. Column 2: Find QUOTES for to show or prove each trait. Include page numbers for each quote! “Building Bridges” – read & highlight

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