Ms. H. Aulakh

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   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

   May 14

ENGLISH 10 -1.4/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Tues

  1. TKAM
    1. Read & Qs Chp. #15
    2. Character Worksheet – Add 1 trait & Evidence for Calpurnia
    3. Quiz #2 – Pt. 1 Chp. 4-11 & Vocab #11-20

   May 14

ENGLISH 11 – 1.1/2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Tues

  1. “Jade Peony” – Journal #2 – 
    1.  Double spaced, pen, TAG it. – Journal #2: Considering Choy’s story “Jade Peony” and Saunders article on multiculturalism, discuss what struggles immigrants might face when trying to balance their cultural heritage with their new nationality/culture? Canada is known for being multicultural, considering the info in the article, what is your opinion on the state of multiculturalism in Canada? Is there true diversity or a diversity of “Isolated islands”? Explain and discuss your opinions. 
  2. Here are some short videos to watch and consider in terms of MULTICULTURALISM and BEING CANADIAN:
    1. How to be a Canadian 
    2. Here’s Why Everyone Wants to Move to Canada
    3. Is Canadian Multiculturalism a Myth?
    4. Canadians’ Thoughts on on Immigration & Multiculturalism
    5. Conservative MP Kellie Leitch on Canadian Values Screening
    6. Canadian Values Test Questions Analyzed
    7. Quebec’s Religious Symbols Ban
    8. Hate Crimes on the Rise in Canada
  3. Watch the video on “Jade Peony”. It highlights some of the key conflicts and themes —-> “Jade Peony” video
  4. Traditions Synthesis (compare & contrast) worksheet: In connection to TRADITIONS what are some ways that “The Lottery” and the “Jade Peony” are similar? Ex: CHARACTERS – LOTT – Old Man Warner = holding onto the past/traditions; JP – Grandma = holding onto the past/traditions, etc.

   May 13

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Tues/Wed

  1. FINAL, good copy, typed, MLA format – Character Paragraph
  2. Character Pkg
    1. Lyrics Qs
    2. Character Pkg #2 Unit Test & package collectMay 21/22