Ms. H. Aulakh

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   Mar 15

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due April 1/2 Chanie Project – Due April 5/8th Character Pkg test – April 3/4th – Review the package, stories, narrative terms, and poetry terms. Here are some videos to help you review Literary Techniques using Disney Movies Plot explained using Aladdin What is Setting? Character & Characterization Types of Conflict

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   Mar 04

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Tues/Wed LP #48 & #50 Character Pkg: Poetry sheets “I Am” poetry sheet Common symbols Stand-Ins – symbolism Goals: Read, Reflect, Reset, Rewrite – Type! Terms Quiz Tues/Wed- All poetry terms we’ve done so far – Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Symbol, Assonance, Consonance, Alliteration, Rhyme, Rhythm, etc. Notebook check – make sure your notebook is […]

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   Mar 01

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Fri/Mon Character Pkg – “Firework”  Read Highlight Complete Qs “Firework” video Goals: Read, Reflect, Reset, Rewrite – Type! Terms Quiz Tues/Wed- All poetry terms we’ve done so far – Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Symbol, Assonance, Consonance, Alliteration, Rhyme, Rhythm, etc. Here are some videos to help you review Figurative Language Tutorial Poetic Devices explained

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   Feb 14

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Tues/Wed Notebook: p. 22 – Geraldine Moore Character Paragraph – if you didn’t finish writing your paragraph, make sure you have it done! Character Pkg – Read and analyze the lyrics “I Have a Dream” – by Will.I.Am and Common Do the questions the best you can Watch and use these video to help […]

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   Jan 10

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Fri/Mon PLEASE bring your NOTEBOOK to class because we will be adding sheets to it Sentence/grammar worksheets – complete ALL Character Pkg– “Geraldine Moore the Poet” Qs #1-5 (block 1.2) AND Qs #1-8 (block 2.1)

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   Jan 08

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs 1. LP #22-23 (start to review the unit because you will be doing the test soon) 2. Character Pkg – read & highlight -“Geraldine Moore the Poet” 3. “Southpaw” Qs will be collected

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   Dec 13

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Mon/Tues LP#18  “Southpaw” – read, highlight key info AND Do Qs #1-9. Title your page, name, date, block, leave 1 blank line to add info. TRY your best to answer all of the questions. Even if you think you might be wrong, I’d rather you try and be wrong than not try at […]

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   Apr 10

ENGLISH 8 – 1.4/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs Character Pkg – “If I were a Boy” lyrics Qs.  You not be able to do them all fully, but do your best to do all of the questions. Character Pkg – unit TEST – Thurs/Fri – Review ALL of your terms AND both of the stories.  Use your notebook to help […]

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   Apr 06

ENGLISH 8 – 1.3/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Mon/Tues LP #31 & #32 Pt. A,C,E,G,I – practice your verb tenses, so you can understand how to use them properly in your paragraphs Mary Paragraph Exercise – finish the exercise we started in class with the paragraph I wrote.  Find & mark all the elements according to the instructions Notebook: p. 42-43 […]

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   Apr 04

ENGLISH 8 – 1.4/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Fri We will be editing your paragraphs for the majority of class, so make sure you bring your work and have your 2nd draft done! Notebook: p. 40-41 – 2nd draft Bebe/Mama Lil’ paragraph.  Read the comments from your Mary paragraph and use the info in your notebook ESPECIALLY p. 26 to help you […]

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