Ms. H. Aulakh

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   Jan 12

ENGLISH 11 – 1.2/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Fri/Mon Film Fest – you MUST watch Hyena Road  – It directly connects with what we are doing in class & you will need to include it in your Socratic Discussion Lit Circle role sheet & reading The Act of Writing – read p. 119 – “In the Trenches” – Do Qs – […]

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   Jan 10

ENGLISH 11 – 1.2/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs We’ll be finishing up Lit Circle #1 Fill in the Socratic Circle Discussion sheet with a few points for each Q on the essay “The Scar“.  You will be adding more info to the sheet as we read 4 more essays/articles, but if you fill out ideas now for “The Scar” it […]

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   Jan 05

ENGLISH 11 – 1.2/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Mon/Tues Lit Circles – have your first reading & role sheet completed for your first meeting. The Act of Writing – p. 322 – “The Scar” – Qs – Ideas for Discussion… Qs #1 & #3 – note form responses are fine Essay Journal #1 – “The Scar” – Discuss the thesis (paragraph […]

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   Jan 04

ENGLISH 11 – 1.2/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Fri Reading Goals sheet – have it filled in for our reading conferences Lit Circle novel – finish the novel you were given before winter break if you haven’t already! People who missed the short stories test before the break- You MUST bring a note!  Multiple choice test – THIS THURS. – at […]

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   Dec 16

ENGLISH 11 – 1.2/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Jan! Have all your story journals complete & edited.  You will be writing a good copy of one – perhaps you want to do it over break when you have more time…??  Lit Circle books – read the book you signed out! FINISH IT!

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   Nov 14

ENGLISH 10 – 1.3/1.4

HOMEWORK: Due Tues  IDENTITY PROJECT – DUE! Everyone will hand in their project AND  we will begin the presentations.  I don’t want posters!  If you’ve already done it on a poster (BOOOO!) fine, but as I explained SEVERAL times, I am planning to keep these projects for you until gr. 12.  Posters take up awkward […]

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   Oct 25

ENGLISH 10 – 1.3/1.4

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs “Through the Tunnel” – read, highlight, Qs, Lit Circle – this is the LAST story we’ll be reading in this unit, so make sure you’re up-to-date on everything “Everyday Use” – next class we’ll do the Lit Circle for this story & you’ll have class time to start Journal # 8, peer […]

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   Oct 20

ENGLISH 10 -1.3/1.4

HOMEWORK: Due Tues “Everyday Use” – read, highlight, Qs, Lit Circle, Reading Quiz Journal #7 – Discuss how your family (parents, siblings, others) impact your personality/identity. Story Maps for stories 3 – 4 Study terms – WATCH these videos to help — Click here —>  Short Story Terms explained AND Plot explained using Aladdin AND  Character & Characterization 1

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   Oct 13

ENGLISH 10 – 1.3/1.4

HOMEWORK: Due Friday CATCH UP! Story pkgs & Qs & Lit Circle sheets Study terms Journal #5 – Discuss how your perspective impacts your identity?  Discuss how your appearance impacts your identity? Lit circle sheets #1-5 (first full package) will be collected next class. Block 1.4 – get started on the next Story Maps

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   Oct 07

ENGLISH 10 – 1.3/1.4

HOMEWORK: Due Wed “Behind the Veil” – read, highlight, Qs, reading Quiz Lit Circle Sheet #5 Story Maps – “The Friday Everything Changed” AND “So What Are You, Anyway?” Pre-test Corrections — Watch this video to help understand some Narrative Elements — Click here —> Plot explained using Aladdin

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