Ms. H. Aulakh

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   Sep 13

ENGLISH 11 -2.1/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Tues Teaching the Holocaust – make sure you’ve completed your rankings and have an explanation for your choices “Hangman” Poem – read, write in any notes or comments in the margins, DO VOCAB – any words that you don’t know, find and write down the definition Next class I will be running a […]

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   Dec 19

ENGLISH 10 -1.4/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs LP – Do the 2 Review pages in 2 steps: 1. using one colour, do all the questions you know 2. using a different colour, go back and complete all the questions you skipped by looking back to the exercise pages LP Unit #2 Test – Jan 7/8th Good copy – typed […]

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   Nov 27

ENGLISH 10 – 1.4/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Fri LP #12- 14 “Where I’m From” poem collect Identity Project – Rough drafts for first 2 parts- Visual and Poetry will be due in about 10 days “Whale Rider” Movie notes & start Qs

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   Nov 21

ENGLISH 10 -1.4/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Fri/Mon Journal #6 – In an organized, 3 paragraph response discuss the following questions: Why isn’t your identity only how you see yourself? How do other people’s opinions of you affect your identity?  Discuss 2 personal examples when your view of yourself/identity didn’t match other people’s perceptions. Read & highlight – “Whale Rider” sheets […]

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   Nov 21

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Fri Synonym-Antonym-Simile (SAS) Poem – good copy due Bring you LP workbooks Great Canadian Mail Race – start the worksheet I gave you – Write down some ideas for the letter & research a school you might want to write to Bring your notes, mementos, etc. for your Grade 8 Letter

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   Nov 21

ENGLISH 10 -1.4/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs LP – Workbook collect/check AND Unit #1 TEST “Where I’m From” – poem rough copy – follow & fill in the template

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   Nov 17

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Tues/Wed Rough copy S.A.S poem Setting Pkg & all terms test  Setting pkg collect

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   Nov 16

ENGLISH 10 – 1.4/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Mon/Tues LP– All 4 Review pages INCLUDING paragraph writing “The Bear That Wasn’t” – Q#7 – Paragraph response “Where I’m From” – watch the following 2 videos & on the poem sheet, list some ideas you could use for your own version of the poem  Video of poem —> “Where I’m From”   Student Example “Where […]

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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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