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   Jan 24

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Friday Critical Thinking essay – FINISHED with self-assessment (See last post for details) Narrative Terms – review the terms sheets I gave you

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   Jan 20

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Wed LP #56, 59 & 62 (Punctuation) Find & bring your writing self-evaluation sheet that you did back in Sept. Journal #5: Critical Thinking Final, good copy due Friday Typed, MLA Quick Scale: Gr. 9 Writing Personal Views or Responses -Self-Assessment attached to the TOP: For each category (Meaning, Style, Form, Conventions) use […]

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   Jan 17

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Monday Journal #5 – Critical Thinking TYPED & MLA Format (click Eng 9 tab above for info)  Improve your Intro & Conclusion and then…Focus: Style – sentence variety, word choice, transitions – maturity, sophistication, variety, engaging, purpose, impact, etc. Sentence Variety – Video tutorial Shmoop: Writing Good Transition sentences Shmoop: How to Avoid […]

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   Jan 14

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs Notebook: p. 42-43  Journal #5 – Critical Thinking: Focus for 2nd draft Revise evidence, explanations, transitions HIT intro Conclusions

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   Jan 10

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Tues Notebook: Journal #5 – Why is critical thinking an important skill? p. 40-41 – 1st Draft – Pen, Double spaced 3 paragraphs (min. & max 5) Intro: H.I.T. + Body: P.E.E. on it x 3 + Conclusion: Restate topic sentences & connect back to intro Be prepared to peer edit your 1st […]

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   Jan 09

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Fri LP – Unit #2 Test & Workbook check Independent & Dependent Clauses Quiz Subjects & Predicates Quiz Simple, Compound, Complex Sentences Quiz Run-ons & Fragments Quiz Journal #5 – Critical thinking Outline – Add good evidence (at least 2-3 examples/reasons/facts) for EACH point Feel free to write on the back or on […]

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   Jan 07

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Wed LP – Unit #2 Test Friday & workbook collect Critical Thinking essay– Gather a variety of evidence (examples, reasons, facts) for EACH of your points Use the handouts, notebook brainstorm, and clips that we did back in December and come up with others Oona, Stephanie N., Sam, Maya, Jezreel, Manpreet, Tyrone, Fender, […]

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   Dec 20

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Monday, Jan. 6th Here’s a video connected to our discussion on Critical Thinking – Ted Talk: How Can We Protect Truth in this Era of Misinformation? LP – Finish Unit #2 – Finish the last few lessons: Fragments, run-ons, comma splice TED Ed: Comma Story  – How to use commas Sentence Errors: Fragments & […]

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   Dec 17

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs LP – finish all Unit #2 lessons. Remember to do the REVIEW pages step by step so you can figure out what you know and what you don’t know. That way, you can study smarter & not harder. LP Unit #2 Test – Friday, Jan. 1oth. Critical Thinking & Media worksheet: watch […]

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   Dec 17

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Tues Notebook: p. 38 – Journal #5 – Critical Thinking Brainstorm Brainstorm ideas for 2 ideas: What is critical thinking? Why is it important? You will be writing your last essay on this topic, so it is VERY important that you understand the topic and have LOTS of ideas and examples See previous […]

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