Ms. H. Aulakh

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   Nov 09

ENGLISH 10 – 1.1/1.2

HOMEWORK: Due Wednesday  “I Am Here Today Because I Am Gay” speech – read, do Qs, prep for reading quiz, and do your 1 Lit Circle Role sheet. IF YOU WERE ABSENT, you’re missing 2 pages from the speech. Come by and get them and/or contact someone who was in class to get a picture […]

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   Oct 27

ENGLISH 10 – 1.1/1.2

HOMEWORK: Due Monday “Behind the Veil” – Qs & Lit Circle role sheet #5 (challenge yourself to have at least 1 thoughtful discussion Q) Get caught up! – Journals #1-4 & all the Lit Circle Role sheets

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   Oct 17

ENGLISH 10 – 1.1/1.2

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs “Indian Education” – Qs, Lit Circle role sheet, AND Reading Quiz Get caught up on your journals Meet the author of “Indian Education” – Sherman Alexie — click here to watch—> Sherman Alexie interview for Time AND  S. Alexie on his novels 

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   Oct 12

ENGLISH 10 -1.1/1.2

HOMEWORK: Due Friday “What Are You, Anyway?” – Lit Circle Sheet #3, Story Map, Story Qs, Reading Quiz – including info from the links below, so make sure you watch/read them. Here are some videos to watch to get you thinking about identity & race—click here —>“White Boy Privilege” Slam Poem by Royce Mann AND  Media bias and race AND R. Dolezal – Can you choose […]

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   Oct 04

ENGLISH 10 – 1.1/1.2

HOMEWORK: Due Friday Journal #2: Identity & Sex/Gender – Discuss how much your gender/sex does or doesn’t impact your identity.   Here are some links to videos and audio about gender issues — click here —> CBC “Guys & Dolls” Gender Marketing audio AND “Dear Dad” mini movie AND “#Like a Girl” advertisement  AND “Through the Glass Ceiling” animation “So What Are You, Anyway?” […]

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   Oct 03

ENGLISH 10 – 1.1/1.2

HOMEWORK: Due Wed “The Friday Everything Changed” – story Qs, reading Quiz Lit Circle – you will be discussing “The Friday Everything Changed” have your 1 Lit Circle Sheet completed for the story Journal #1: Personal Identity – Consider the poems and discuss with examples what personal identity means to you. Journal requirements: double- spaced, […]

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   Sep 28

ENGLISH 10 -1.1/1.2

HOMEWORK: Due Monday BLOCK – 1.1- Lit Circle role sheet for the poems “The Friday Everything Changed” – Read, highlight, write in notes, look over the Qs Get and bring a NOTEBOOK to use for your journal responses BLOCK 1.2 –  Get and bring a NOTEBOOK to use for your journal responses “The Friday Everything […]

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   Sep 26

ENGLISH 10 – 1.1/1.2

HOMEWORK: Due Wed Reading Quiz – Poems Read, highlight, write in notes for “The Friday Everything Changed“ Block 1.2 – Lit Circle Role sheet for your (new) Lit Circle Groups – Ashley check with your group (Zain, Ghielene, Jared, Sandeep).  Charlene – Come see me asap! Block 1.1 – You’ve chosen to make your own […]

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   Sep 14

ENGLISH 10 – 1.1/2.4

HOMEWORK: Due Friday/Monday Pretest terms corrections – in a bright, obviously different colour Read and note down any Qs you have for the Identity Project Sheet AND the Lit Circle Sheets Reading Pkg – read the poems – make notes, high light, comments, questions, etc. in the package

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   Jun 01

ENGLISH 11 – 1.2/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Fri/Mon NIGHT – finish all Qs & vocab in pkg (Will be collected on June 8/9th) Journal # 10 – Choice & Change (All Jrnls will be collected on June 6/7th) Novel Test and Novel return – June 8/9th Final/All Lit Circle presentations – Thurs/Fri Ted Talk link —> “Behind the lies of Holocaust denial” AND […]

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