Ms. H. Aulakh

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   Oct 17

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Fri/Mon Terms Quiz – Thurs/Fri Study all 10 SETTING and CHARACTER terms Here are videos to help  What is Setting? Types of Characters Good copy Alliteration-Assonance- Consonance poem. Remember to follow the checklist! Setting Pkg – “Big Yellow Taxi” all 4 questions Listen to the song so you can hear the sound devices being used —> “Big Yellow […]

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   Oct 11

ENGLISH 8 -1.2.2/3

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs Setting Pkg-  Poetry page – Alliteration – write a rough draft of your Alliteration-Assonance-Consonance poem here “Big Yellow Taxi” – read the lyrics and do the Qs Listen to the song so you can hear the sound devices being used —> “Big Yellow Taxi” song by Joni Mitchell Terms Quiz – Thurs/Fri […]

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   Oct 01

ENGLISH 11 – 2.1/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs Elie Wiesel intro sheet – see previous post for links Good copy “First they came for…” poem – make sure you make it visually appealing so as to attract an audience. Consider fonts, colours, pics, shapes, etc. Name & block on the back. Historical Context handout – read/highlight Very short videos to […]

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   Sep 27

ENGLISH 11 -2.1/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Tuesday “When They Came for Me” – M. Niemoller Rough draft of your version of his quote/poem. You should have a minimum of 4 targets and try to use repetition and pattern, like in his quote, for emphasis and effect. Make sure you understand who the “They” is, what/who their targets would be […]

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   Sep 17

ENGLISH 11 – 2.1./2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs “Hangman” Poem – finish Qs – you will finish posters & present ideas next class Checklist – now fill in the POET’s checklist “When They Came for Me” Pkg – read & highlight

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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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