Ms. H. Aulakh

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   Jan 20

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Wed LP #56, 59 & 62 (Punctuation) Find & bring your writing self-evaluation sheet that you did back in Sept. Journal #5: Critical Thinking Final, good copy due Friday Typed, MLA Quick Scale: Gr. 9 Writing Personal Views or Responses -Self-Assessment attached to the TOP: For each category (Meaning, Style, Form, Conventions) use […]

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   Jan 17

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Monday Journal #5 – Critical Thinking TYPED & MLA Format (click Eng 9 tab above for info)  Improve your Intro & Conclusion and then…Focus: Style – sentence variety, word choice, transitions – maturity, sophistication, variety, engaging, purpose, impact, etc. Sentence Variety – Video tutorial Shmoop: Writing Good Transition sentences Shmoop: How to Avoid […]

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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 07

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Wed LP – Unit #2 Test Friday & workbook collect Critical Thinking essay– Gather a variety of evidence (examples, reasons, facts) for EACH of your points Use the handouts, notebook brainstorm, and clips that we did back in December and come up with others Oona, Stephanie N., Sam, Maya, Jezreel, Manpreet, Tyrone, Fender, […]

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   Dec 20

ENGLISH 11 – 2.1/2.2

HOMEWORK: Due Tuesday, Jan. 7th Goals writing– 3 paragraphs, double spaced. See General Post to all classes regarding goals World Issue Action Plan Project – 3-5 mins presentation due THURS, BUT you should have it mostly done for TUESDAY to give your group time to fix issues Jian Rey!? Why don’t you check the blog! […]

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   Dec 20

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Monday, Jan. 6th Here’s a video connected to our discussion on Critical Thinking – Ted Talk: How Can We Protect Truth in this Era of Misinformation? LP – Finish Unit #2 – Finish the last few lessons: Fragments, run-ons, comma splice TED Ed: Comma Story  – How to use commas Sentence Errors: Fragments & […]

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   Dec 06

ENGLISH 9 – 1.3

HOMEWORK: Due Monday LP – #23 AND the extra practice with sentences sheets Journal #4 – Final Good Copy – go back and improve your sentence and word variety along with your punctuation. Give it a great title as well. Subject-Predicate – retake quiz – Friday or Monday after school. Be prepared to stay for […]

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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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   Nov 26

ENGLISH 8 – 1.2/2.3

HOMEWORK: Due Tues/Wed Descriptive paragraph – GOOD COPY 125-150 word paragraph typed, 12 pt font, Times New Roman double spaced titled Name, date, block at the top Setting Pkg: USE YOUR IMAGINATION. BE CREATIVE. “Similarities” worksheet “Say it with Similes” worksheet 

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