Ms. H. Aulakh

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   Sep 13

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Mon/Tues/Wed Language Power workbook – $15 – we will be using a grammar workbook that you can purchase from me or on your own. It costs $15. You can bring the money in ASAP or purchase it because we will be beginning it in a week or so Block 1.2 – Bio-poem – […]

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   Oct 24

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Fri Notebook: p. 8 – Finish filling in your “Autumntime” & “Big Yellow Taxi” Outline. Write the 3 points your choose into the outline. 1 sentence for the point. Then at least 1 piece of evidence from each reading. “Zlateh the Goat” – read, highlight Do Qs  #1-4.  Audio version of story —> “Zlateh […]

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   Oct 18

ENGLISH 8 – 2.1/1.2

HOMEWORK: Due Mon Notebook: p. 7 – Brainstorm & choose top 3 similarities Flashcards – finish Blue Terms sheet – POV, Theme, Other Here are a couple of videos for writing and terms —>Types of Characters and  Conflict with examples AND Point of View 

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   Oct 16

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs Late poems!! Notebook – p. 7 – “Autumntime” & “Big Yellow Taxi” brainstorm half sheet Flashcards – Finish all the Blue sheet terms – 8 more –  Point of View, Theme, Other You will be going to the library next class to get an intro the our system and to learn a […]

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   Oct 12

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Mon/Tues Setting Pkg – “Big Yellow Taxi” Qs – especially #4 Flashcards – 6 Conflict terms Sound devices Poem – GOOD copy due! Watch these videos to help with your terms Basic Short Story Elements Character info using Minions Plot explained using Aladdin Types of Conflict

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   Oct 10

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Fri Setting Pkg – read & do the Questions for the lyrics – “Big Yellow Taxi” Flashcards – 6 Plot: Introduction, Initiating Event, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion Good copy Poem– Alliteration – Assonance – Consonance Poem – Due on Fri/Mon Quiz – “Autumntime” and terms so far Here are some fun, […]

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   Oct 04

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Tues/Wed Setting Pkg – 2 Alliteration worksheets  Rough copy of poem – It’s important that you do a rough copy because you will have a chance to check them and ask questions, so your good copy will be perfect. Flashcards – 8 poetry terms – Personification, Stanza, Alliteration, Assonance, Consonance, Onomatopoeia, Repetition, Rhyme […]

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   Oct 03

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Fri Setting Pkg – 4 poetry worksheets – Rhyme Time, All About Assonance, Sounds the Same, Alliteration Action. Read & follow the instructions. Do your best. Use pencil. Your challenge for SOUNDS THE SAME – Assonance examples shouldn’t all rhyme AND Consonance examples shouldn’t start with the sound – ex. “ck” sound- incomplete […]

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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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   Jan 04

ENGLISH 9 – 2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Monday Finish your independent reading book & be prepared to share your opinions of it in class! Flashcards – for all poetry terms.  I will be checking them for completion & you will be allowed to use them for an activity in class LP Unit #1 – Finish the whole unit (Unit test will be […]

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