Ms. H. Aulakh

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   Oct 04

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Mon/Tues Notebook:  p. 1 – Title page – Short Stories  p. 2 – 4 Parts of Setting – write time,place,mood, tone & draw or colour anything that will help you remember on the front. On the inside write the definition & examples that help you understand or remember the term. Flashcards – all should be done – start to review your Setting & Character […]

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   Oct 03

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Fri/Mon Late Bio-poems Block 1.2– “Autumntime” – Qs #1-3 – Setting, Theme, Symbol Flashcards – 5  “Other” section – the last section of terms Bring your NOTEBOOK to class Block 2.3 –  Notebook:  p. 1 – Title page – Short Stories  p. 2 – 4 Parts of Setting – write time,place,mood, tone & draw or colour anything […]

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   Oct 01

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs Late Bio-poems Block 1.2– “Autumntime” – Qs #1-8 – do on a separate sheet of paper & leave a blank line or two after each answer, so you can add to your answers. Flashcards – 4 – Point of View & Theme Block 2.3 –  “Autumntime” Qs #1-3 – Setting, Theme, Symbol […]

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   Sep 26

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Friday/Monday LP $15 & notebook  Course Outline – read (with parents) and sign Get all SUPPLIES Late Bio-poems – good copy = typed or in pen AND make a great first impression by taking your time and being proud of you finally hand in Here’s a short video about short stories —> Short Story Elements explained BLOCK […]

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   Sep 24

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs LP $15 & notebook  Late Bio-poems – good copy = typed or in pen AND make a great first impression by taking your time and being proud of you finally hand in BLOCK 1.2 –  Flashcards – 6 Conflict terms (and any late flashcards) Setting Pkg – Finish reading & highlighting “Autumntime“ […]

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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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