Ms. H. Aulakh

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   Apr 08

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Tues Notebook: p. 56-57 – Journal #6 – Discuss one of the main themes in the story “There Will Come Soft Rains” by R. Bradbury. Watch the following poems. Take notes on what the poems are about and any questions you have. “Man vs Earth” – Prince Ea “Dear Future Generations” – Prince […]

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   Jun 05

ENGLISH 11- 1.3/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Fri “First They Came” – poem good copy on a coloured page. GIVE IT YOUR OWN TITLE. Remember, you want your poem to stand out & be legible. Name(s), date, block on the back. NIGHT – novel return Study your poetry terms

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   Jun 01

ENGLISH 8 – 1.4/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Tues/Wed “Nothing Gold Can Stay” – poem assignment Good copy due! Tuff Talk #13 – All Tuff Talks Due Thurs/Friday Character Project – get started!

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   Jun 01

ENGLISH 11-1.3/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Tues/Wed NIGHT – novel pkg collected AND BRING YOUR NOVEL TO RETURN! NIGHT – Unit test- Test Format: 22 Matching – characters & vocab; 38 multiple choice; 10 quotes matching Rough draft of poem Review & study poetry terms

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   May 01

ENGLISH 11- 1.3/2.2

  HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs NIGHT – Chp 1 – read, do Qs & vocab “Hangman” poem – read, circle vocab words, underline anything that sticks out, ! and strong reactions, ? anything that’s confusing AND write any comments & connections in the margin.  IT’S IMPORTANT that you do this first step because next class you […]

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   Jan 25

ENGLISH 9 – 2.1

HOMEWORK:  Due Friday Poetry Test – study all poetry terms including poetry types & sonnet info Sonnet Pkg – use it to study & make sure you’ve written in the rhyme scheme, iambic pentameter, and summary for each poem – along with important notes. Poetry Cafe – remember to bring your food/drink/other contributions AND remember […]

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   Jan 10

ENGLISH 8 – 1.4/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs LP – #19 Character Pkg Test & package collection “I Am” metaphor poem good copy due Reading Reflection sheet & make sure you bring the text/book you read over the holidays.

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   Jan 04

ENGLISH 8 -1.4/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Mon/Tues Finish your independent reading book & be prepared to share your opinions of it in class! LP – review the Unit #2 lessons we did & make sure you bring your LP to class because we will be picking up where we left off AND it will be NEW learning. Character Pkg […]

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   Dec 19

ENGLISH 9 – 2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs CANNED FOOD DRIVE! It’s our last chance to HELP OTHERS and WIN the COMPETITION! Here’s the link for your friends/family to donate online – – click here ===> Vancouver Food Bank Online Donation! Remember, they need to indicate that it’s to John Oliver School & to our class. The link will open to […]

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   Nov 07

ENGLISH 8 – 1.4/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs Notebook worksheets: p. 9 Impact of Setting “Autumntime”, p. 10 Impact of Setting “Zlateh the Goat”. Use the group skills you were practicing in class and fill in the 2 worksheets. (Hints: “Autumntime” -Q1 Setting, “Zlateh the Goat” Qs 5 & 9) Good Copy – SAS poem 6 Flashcards – Conflict terms — here […]

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