Ms. H. Aulakh

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   Jan 14

ENGLISH 10 – 2.4

HOMEWORK

  1. Novel Project
    1. Jessica, Hana, Briley, Riya, Stephen, Yvan, Cory, Mathias – you’ll be going to make your clay object
    2. Cycle of Oppression – have your TWO rough copies prepared: 1. Stereotype & cycle from the novel 2. Stereotype & cycle from today/our times
  2. TKAM – Quiz Chp. 22-31 

   Jan 14

ENGLISH 11 – 2.1/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Wed

  1. War Poems – you should already have read & analyzed them all, but now FOCUS specifically on the page that you were assigned.
  2. Lit Circle Books – look up the books so you know your top 3 choices: All Quiet on the Western Front, The Book Thief, Lord of the Flies, Maus, All the Things They Carried, A Thousand Splendid Suns, The Lemon Tree.

   Jan 10

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Tues

  1. Notebook: Journal #5 – Why is critical thinking an important skill?
    1. p. 40-411st Draft
      1. Pen, Double spaced
      2. 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
    2. Be prepared to peer edit your 1st drafts next class

   Jan 09

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Fri/Mon

  1. LP #16-18
  2. Subject/Predicate Quiz – Mon/Tues
    1. Khan Academy: Subject & Predicate Quiz
    2. Subjects & Predicates Quiz
  3. (Flashcards) Terms Quiz -Wed/Thurs
    1. Literary Elements Explained & Quiz

   Jan 09

ENGLISH 10 – 2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Mon

  1. TKAM
    1. Have it ALL finished! Worksheets (Character, Conflict, Theme, Marginalized Characters) Qs & vocab
    2. Quiz #4 – Chp. 22-31 and vocab Pt. 2 #11-20 (Wed/Mon)
  2. Final Project – The following 7 students will be working with Mr. Hamar’s class on Mon & Wed. The others will be working on the novel in class: Jessica, Keesha, Rebecca, Summer, Pauline, Ben, and Freddie.
  3. Novel unit test – Mon. Jan 27th

   Jan 09

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Fri

  1. LP – Unit #2 Test & Workbook check
    1. Independent & Dependent Clauses Quiz
    2. Subjects & Predicates Quiz
    3. Simple, Compound, Complex Sentences Quiz
    4. Run-ons & Fragments Quiz
  2. Journal #5 – Critical thinking Outline
    1. Add good evidence (at least 2-3 examples/reasons/facts) for EACH point
    2. Feel free to write on the back or on another sheet. We will be attaching the outline to your notebook

   Jan 09

ENGLISH 11 – 2.1/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Mon

  1. Night – bring in your novel for me to collect back
  2. War Poems
    1. follow the instructions on the package you were given for ALL the poems
    2. Be prepared to SHARE and DISCUSS your ideas with the class

   Jan 07

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs

  1. LP #14-15
  2. WALL-E movie sheets – 
    1. Setting, Character, Plot, Conflict – will be collected
    2.  Theme – 3 themes, each with evidence – you will be presenting your ideas to the class

   Jan 07

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Wed

  1. LP – Unit #2 Test Friday & workbook collect
  2. Critical Thinking essay
    1. Gather a variety of evidence (examples, reasons, facts) for EACH of your points
    2. Use the handouts, notebook brainstorm, and clips that we did back in December and come up with others
  3. Oona, Stephanie N., Sam, Maya, Jezreel, Manpreet, Tyrone, Fender, Eshean, Harman, Jajbaat, and Rajan: You will ALL be staying for a tutorial after class on Wed. on how to write a thesis statement. You are REQUIRED to stay after school, so let your parents, coaches, etc. know now that you will be here until 3:45-4pm depending on how quickly you learn how to do it.

   Jan 07

ENGLISH 10 – 2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs

  1. Clay project – 
    1. Have 2-3 ideas for objects
    2. The objects you create out of clay MUST
      1. connect & symbolize ONE character 
      2. connect to at least ONE theme
  2. TKAM
    1. Finish all Qs & sheets & vocab
    2. Quiz #4 – chp. 22-31 & vocab #11-20 – Friday next week
    3. Unit test in about 2 weeks