Ms. H. Aulakh

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   May 14

ENGLISH 11 – 1.1/2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Tues “Jade Peony” – Journal #2 –   Double spaced, pen, TAG it. – Journal #2: Considering Choy’s story “Jade Peony” and Saunders article on multiculturalism, discuss what struggles immigrants might face when trying to balance their cultural heritage with their new nationality/culture? Canada is known for being multicultural, considering the info in the article, […]

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   Apr 10

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs Notebook: p. 58-59 – Journal #7 – Poem Question discussion. Discuss one of the questions we came up with in relation to the poems we watched (see last post). Give your thoughts on the question. Proper paragraph form! Themes sheet – Read each of the 4 themes and start to brainstorm ideas on […]

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   Apr 08

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Tues Notebook: p. 56-57 – Journal #6 – Discuss one of the main themes in the story “There Will Come Soft Rains” by R. Bradbury. Watch the following poems. Take notes on what the poems are about and any questions you have. “Man vs Earth” – Prince Ea “Dear Future Generations” – Prince […]

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   Mar 15

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due April 1 Notebook: p. 54-55 – Jrnl #5 – Consider Brock’s POV of new technologies & discuss if smartphones, texting, social media, smart watches, gaming make our lives and society better or worse. p. 49 – Social Critiques – “The Murderer” Here are some videos about some interesting new technologies today Sophia the […]

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   Mar 09

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Tuesday “The Murderer” – Read Story Map Qs #1-9 Watch — Ray Bradbury Theatre: The Murderer Notebook: p. 49 – Social Critiques “The Pedestrian” p. 52-53 Journal #4

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   Mar 04

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Wed “The Pedestrian” – complete all Qs Notebook: p. 52 – Journal #4 Pt.1 – track the number of hours you spend on the internet (your device should have the info) and on watching a TV over 2 days – Mon-Tues. We will be using this info to write the actual journal entry.

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   Mar 01

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Mon “The Pedestrian” – complete Story Summary Map Prepare for Reading Quiz Notebook: p. 49 – Social Critiques “The Veldt” p. 50 – Journal #3 “The Veldt”

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   Feb 23

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Tuesday Notebook: p. 50 – Journal #3 – “The Veldt” – story & songs – Discuss how the song lyrics connect with the story – give specific examples. How does the video add to your understanding of the story – consider mood, tone, meaning. Deadmau5 –  “The Veldt” song lyrics “The Veldt” Video

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   Feb 22

ENGLISH 11 – 1.1/2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Mon/Tues Lit Circle Digital project DUE! Come by on Monday to make sure it works. I will be at school by 8-8:05am. Postcard – completed in pen War Consequences Journal – typed

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   Feb 20

ENGLISH 11- 1.1/2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Fri Canadian Military Postcard – introduce yourself and then write your message to one of our Canadian soldiers War Consequences Journal – With reference to the 5 readings we studied, discuss the lesser known consequences/impacts of war/conflict. This should be a formal response: Intro (with thesis), body (with 2-3 points which will be the consequences and […]

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