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Students should be reading their D.A. Richards book - one week left to finish and do the assignment. Also continue working on the final seminars.

Posted: April 20, 2011

We are nearing the end of our Canadian Songs unit.  Students have to have all analyses up to the 90s submitted by Thursday, April 21. One for the 80s and one for the 90s.   Also all novel summaries/critiques are to be completed no later that Tuesday, April 26.   

Posted: April 20, 2011

We are completing a final project for the Of Mice and Men unit.  Students will continue working on projects up until Tuesday, after Easter break.  Be sure to continue working on them over the Easter Break at home.  Also all outstanding assignments in this unit must be passed in by Tuesday, April 26.      

Posted: April 20, 2011

Students are to read chapter 14 and attempt the questions that pertains to it in their novel packet. Homework for the Easter Break will be to read chapters 15, 16, and 17 and attempt to answer the questions - leaving them ALL out will not be permitted - you must attempt them. Don't forget to update your characters and vocabulary!!!    

Posted: April 15, 2011

Students should have read to the end of Chapter 11 (Part 1).  Also complete question 1 - essay question. Much discussion happened today about the importance of part 1.  Students are to update all new characters and any pertinent notes on character development -for example, Jem. Don't forget vocabulary.   A reminder to students who are missing class - valuable class discussion is happening, and students must be present to particpate - otherwise I cannot assess you speaking and listening skills, nor your comprehension and insight into the book.  Don't lose valuable marks!!!

Posted: April 15, 2011

Reflections are due today Novel Packets are due on Monday. Projects begin on Monday - please bring whatever you need for constructing, etc. Have a great weekend

Posted: April 15, 2011

We are finishing the 1990s on Monday - lots of discussion today so we need another day.  Please finish your novel for Canada Reads, and if you have not handed in your 80s analysis, please do so on Monday - it's late. A reminder to students that participation in class is vital in this unit - days missed mean lost marks as I cannot mark your participation in group discussion.   Happy reading!!!

Posted: April 14, 2011

Students should have their packets completed for Friday's class.  Also, reflections are due.  We will be working on the final project from now until Thursday, April 21 - due date.

Posted: April 14, 2011

To Kill a Mockingbird   Students are to complete chapters 10 and 11 for Friday's class.  Update the new characters:  Heck Tate and Mrs. Dubose, namely.  Also there are some vocabulary in these chapters - locate them and find the definitions.  

Posted: April 14, 2011

A reminder to students that the final selection of the Canada Reads is to be read and journaled by Tuesday, April 19. We have begun the music of the 90s today and will complete it tomorrow.  Please hand in the song alanysis for the 1980's song choice Friday, April 15.    Your group projects will begin on Monday, make sure I have your song lyrics to copy on Friday. Happy reading!!!!!!

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