Ms. H. Aulakh

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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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   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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   Oct 10

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Fri Setting Pkg – read & do the Questions for the lyrics – “Big Yellow Taxi” Flashcards – 6 Plot: Introduction, Initiating Event, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Conclusion Good copy Poem– Alliteration – Assonance – Consonance Poem – Due on Fri/Mon Quiz – “Autumntime” and terms so far Here are some fun, […]

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   Oct 04

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Tues/Wed Setting Pkg – 2 Alliteration worksheets  Rough copy of poem – It’s important that you do a rough copy because you will have a chance to check them and ask questions, so your good copy will be perfect. Flashcards – 8 poetry terms – Personification, Stanza, Alliteration, Assonance, Consonance, Onomatopoeia, Repetition, Rhyme […]

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   Oct 03

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Thurs/Fri Setting Pkg – 4 poetry worksheets – Rhyme Time, All About Assonance, Sounds the Same, Alliteration Action. Read & follow the instructions. Do your best. Use pencil. Your challenge for SOUNDS THE SAME – Assonance examples shouldn’t all rhyme AND Consonance examples shouldn’t start with the sound – ex. “ck” sound- incomplete […]

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   Sep 27

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Fri/Mon “Autumntime” Story Qs #1-8 – on a separate piece of paper. Qs #5-8 are harder, but I want you to try your best – don’t skip any question.  Leave 1-2 blank lines after each question so you can add to your answers in class. Setting – Time, Place, Mood, Tone – Paper: […]

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   Sep 25

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.1

HOMEWORK: Due Wed/Thurs “The Warm Fuzzy Tale” paragraph & pledge – 2 paragraphs, double spaced Yellow Terms Sheet – check mark any terms you know well, question mark any terms you don’t know at all or very well Blue Narrative Terms pkg – Make 4 flashcards one for each of the setting terms (time, place, mood, […]

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   Nov 09

ENGLISH 8 – 1.4/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Tues/Wed LP #10-11 Setting pkg – collect Setting pkg test – both stories, poetry terms, all narrative terms (setting, character, plot, conflict, theme) – so use your flashcards, quizzes, questions to help you study Here are some videos on the narrative terms that can help you === click here===> What is Setting? AND Characters in Literature AND Plot […]

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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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   Nov 02

ENGLISH 8 – 1.4/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Mon/Tues Setting Pkg – finish up!  You’ll be having your unit test on Nov. 14/15th & the package will be collected on the same day. S.A.S. Poem – follow the handout I gave you and do the ROUGH COPY on the last page of your Setting Pkg. Make sure you bring your interactive […]

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