Ms. H. Aulakh

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   Jan 29

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Monday Tech articles – finish filling in the last sheet – Advantage (pros) & disadvantages (cons) of modern tech Notebook: p. 46 – Journal #1: Tech pros & cons In paragraph form (topic sentence, PEE on it, transitions), double-spaced, in pen, titled Considering the articles and the videos below, discuss whether modern technology […]

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   Jan 27

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Tuesday  Notebook: p. 45 Short Stories title page – pen, coloured, something clear, clean, and simple to indicate that we’re starting a new section in your notebooks Technology & Youth articles pkg – In pairs –  Use your writing skills when you read – You know where a thesis should be, topic sentences […]

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   Jan 14

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs Notebook: p. 42-43  Journal #5 – Critical Thinking: Focus for 2nd draft Revise evidence, explanations, transitions HIT intro Conclusions

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   Jan 10

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Tues Notebook: Journal #5 – Why is critical thinking an important skill? p. 40-41 – 1st Draft – Pen, Double spaced 3 paragraphs (min. & max 5) Intro: H.I.T. + Body: P.E.E. on it x 3 + Conclusion: Restate topic sentences & connect back to intro Be prepared to peer edit your 1st […]

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   Jan 09

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Fri LP – Unit #2 Test & Workbook check Independent & Dependent Clauses Quiz Subjects & Predicates Quiz Simple, Compound, Complex Sentences Quiz Run-ons & Fragments Quiz Journal #5 – Critical thinking Outline – Add good evidence (at least 2-3 examples/reasons/facts) for EACH point Feel free to write on the back or on […]

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   Dec 17

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs LP – finish all Unit #2 lessons. Remember to do the REVIEW pages step by step so you can figure out what you know and what you don’t know. That way, you can study smarter & not harder. LP Unit #2 Test – Friday, Jan. 1oth. Critical Thinking & Media worksheet: watch […]

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   Dec 17

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Tues Notebook: p. 38 – Journal #5 – Critical Thinking Brainstorm Brainstorm ideas for 2 ideas: What is critical thinking? Why is it important? You will be writing your last essay on this topic, so it is VERY important that you understand the topic and have LOTS of ideas and examples See previous […]

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   Nov 30

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Tuesday LP #21 -USE YOUR STICKY NOTE CHEAT SHEET Adjective clauses will use “that, which, who, whom, whose”. Find one of those 5 words, box it, and you know it’s an ADJ clause.  Adverb clauses will use one of the other words on your CX cheat sheet (because, since, before, although, etc.) Watch […]

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   Nov 29

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Friday LP #19-20 Simple Explanation – Independent & Subordinate Clauses  Khan Academy: Independent & Subordinate Clauses Subject & Predicate Quiz – simple & complete subject & predicates Khan Academy: Complete Subjects & Predicates Simple Subject & Predicate practice Notebook:  p. 34 – Thesis Statement Practices Flip sheets p. 30 – Jrnl #4 – […]

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   Nov 26

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Wed LP #17-18 Notebook:H.I.T.Introductions p. 32 – Flip: Hooks & Leads practice – DO NOT write the type of lead on the line. Just practice writing different leads in the blank space. Your partner will have to guess the type of lead you wrote. p. 33 – Thesis Statements – read and complete  […]

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