Ms. H. Aulakh

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   Apr 16

ENGLISH 11 – 1.1/2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs “Safegaurd Your Lives” – Finish questions (#1-3; 2-3; 2 & 6). Prepare to debate Q #6 – Should Canada continue to trade with China despite it’s terrible human rights record? Action Narrative – Research & find an event that you could write about (see requirements). Watch videos of it & take notes […]

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   Apr 01

ENGLISH 11 – 1.1/2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs Questions will be collected – Essays: p. 205 “Nice Place to Visit” Qs: #1-3; #1-4 p. 85 “Say Hi or Die” Qs: #1-3; #2; #2 & #5 These essays use irony and/or satire, so watch the videos to better understand what SATIRE is How to Write a Satire The Simpsons & Satire iPhone Satire Brainstorm and come up […]

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   Mar 15

ENGLISH 11- 1.1/2.4

HOMEWORK: Due April 1/2 Essays: p. 205 “Nice Place to Visit” Qs: #1-3; #1-4 p. 85 “Say Hi or Die” Qs: #1-3; #2; #2 & #5 These essays use irony and/or satire, so watch the videos to better understand what SATIRE is How to Write a Satire The Simpsons & Satire iPhone Satire

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   Mar 01

ENGLISH 11- 1.1/2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Fri/Mon Elements of Essays text – p. 309-315 -read intro pages for techniques you will be using for your writing piece Watch the following videos to decide who you will be writing about: Amanda Todd, Malala Yousafzai, or Trayvon Martin. Amanda Todd – My Story: Struggling, bullying, suicide – CBC News: The Sextortion of […]

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   Feb 27

ENGLISH 11 – 1.1/2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Wed   Late work – Veteran Postcards & War Consequences Journal  Elements of Essays text- p. 342 – “Thanks for Not Killing My Son” Qs – #1-3; #1 & 3; #1-4; #3–>will be discussed/debated in class

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   Jan 16

ENGLISH 11 – 1.1/2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Mon/Tues Lit Circle #4 Prep (Mon/Thurs/Fri) Read – p. 322 – “The Scar” – Do Qs: 2; 1-4; 2, 3. Obasan novel links —->  Obasan by Shmoop Obasan SparkNotes Obasan eNotes Add to your Journal Lists – consequences/impact of war & conflict

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   Jan 09

ENGLISH 11 -1.1/2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Fri/Mon Lit Circle #2 prep “Grinning and Happy” – p. 336- Qs: 1 (structure); 4,5 (style); 2,3 (discussion) Journal List – list out the consequences and impacts of war/conflict that you notice from this essay

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   Jan 07

ENGLISH 11 – 1.1/2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs 1. Journal List – Consequences of War – “In the Trenches” 2. Read – p. 336 – “Grinning and Happy” – J. Kogawa 3. Make sure you are FULLY prepared for your Lit Circle groups

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   Dec 19

ENGLISH 11 -1.1/2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Fri/Mon Essay Book – Read p. 119 – “In the Trenches” – Do Qs Structure 2, 3; Style 2, 4, 5; Discussion #1 Essay Book Journal – You’ll be writing a list for each of the essays we read, so make sure you bring your journal NOTEBOOK to class. I will not be accepting […]

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   Apr 16

ENGLISH 11 – 1.3/2.2

HOMEWORK:  Final, good copy of essay – typed, MLA, works cited due THURS/FRI Socratic Circle Discussion – Thurs/Fri – will be collecting ideas sheet after the discussion Here’s a link to help you with your in-text citations OWL Purdue: In- text  AND your Works Cited page OWL Purdue: Work Cited Electronic Sources

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