Semester One September 5 to January 31, 2019

ENGLISH 8

READING

1. Treasure Island - we finished chapter 19 today.

2. Reading our first novel - some have finished and are ready to do their first book review and then pick another book.

WRITING

1. We worked on the Autobiographical poem today. Most finished. The rest should finish tomorrow, Sept. 7

2. Hispanoila - labelling the parts and areas of the ship

3. Paragraph - Pirates - 150 words - whatever you want about pirates, but must be non-fiction

4. One Sentence Poem - handout

5. Pirates Research Assignment

6. Design Your Own Treasure Island - a design/picture. Not a written piece. The island/map, must have two things: a Spyglass Hill and an X for the treasure. Beyond that use your creativity. You can do it by hand or online (canva.com - poster might work)

7. Design your own tavern

8. Creative Writing - Assignment #1 - Murphy's Law

9. T-Diagram Comparing Gr. 7 and Gr. 8

10. Web Diagram - Adult Responsibilities

11. Thesis Statement - when a teenager experiences adulthood for the first time

STUDY SKILLS

1. What kind of studier are you? http://www.playbuzz.com/kyleebp10/what-kind-of-studier-are-you

2. Weekly schedule handout - make sure you include homework time and meal time (supper)

3. Paragraph - My Study Space - 150 words describing and evaluating your study space based on the flash card we did in class today. If you do not have a study space, why - describe what your study space would be like if you had one.

4. Study snacks survey - in groups of four students picked their top three favourite snacks for when they study

WORD WORK

1. Nouns sheets

2. General vocabulary - freerice.com

3. Proper Nouns - https://www.education.com/game/proper-nouns-hopper/

4. Nouns and Adjectives: word transporter - https://www.education.com/game/word-transporter/

5. Plurals - https://www.funbrain.com/games/the-plural-girls

6. Plurals - https://www.education.com/game/plurals-quiz/

7. Making words that end in y plural

8. Pronouns https://www.turtlediary.com/games/pronoun.html

9. Pronouns package & then take the Pronouns Test

10. Similes

Cards:

  • Sept 6 & 7 - #1 Protagonist, #2 Antagonist and a) Study Skills Key
  • Sept. 10 - #3 Round Character and b) Study Skills 4 D's
  • Sept. 11 - #4 Flat Character and c) Nouns and d) Proper and Common Nouns
  • Sept. 12 - #5 Dynamic Character
  • Sept. 18 - #6 Static Character # 7 Hero and e) Concrete and Abstract Nouns
  • Sept. 19 - #8 Foil and f) Collective Nouns
  • Sept. 20 - g) Countable and Uncountable (Mass) Nouns
  • Sept 21 - h) Study Space and i)Plurals
  • Sept. 24- j) Possessives
  • Sept. 25 - #9 Symbols
  • Sept. 26 k) Consonants and Vowels
  • Oct. 1 #10 Elements of a Story
  • Oct. 2 l) Subject Pronouns and #11) Setting
  • Oct. 3 #12) Anti Hero and #13) Plot
  • Oct. 9 m) Object Pronouns and #14) Thesis Statement
  • Oct. 12 #15) Thesis Starters 1 and #16 Conflict
  • Oct. #17) Thesis Starters 2
  • #18 Conflict Types
  • #19 Test Preparation n) Verbs

ENGLISH 11

QUIZZES

Tuesday, Sept. 25 - Helping verbs quiz - know all 24 - To be single, don't hug mangy boys who rhyme because the can, will, and shall, ruin your life.

Monday, Sept. 24 - Thesis Starters - know 4 from cards 1 and 2

Thursday, Sept. 20 - Object Pronouns

READING

1. We are reading through our first book. Some students have finished and are ready to do their first book review and move on to their second book

WRITING

1. First paragraph - 150 words, single spaced. Birds: Amazing or Overrated? You can answer in the affirmative, the negative, or somewhere in between.Do not use all pronoun forms of I, you, we, one. Do not use get, getting, got. Do not use contractions so isn't should be is not - use formal language.

2. Autobiographical poem

3. Jargeet Sighn Research Brochure

4. Open Ended Questions

5. Sleep and Macbeth - web, open ended questions, thesis statement, outline

6. Macbeth Act I, 2, 3, 4 - guided questions

7. Fact vs. Opinion

8. Thesis Statement Practice

9. Bird Symbolism

WORD WORK -

1. Diagnostic Test

2. Grammar Ninja - http://www.wordgametime.com/games/grammar-ninja

3. Grammar of Doom - https://www.english-online.org.uk/games/grofdoom/advisory.htm

4. Grammar Gorillas - https://www.funbrain.com/games/grammar-gorillas

5. Grammar Blast - https://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/6_8/grammar/

6. Nouns and Adjectives: word transporter - https://www.education.com/game/word-transporter/

7. Nouns and Verbs Sorting Game - https://www.education.com/game/nouns-and-verbs-sort/

8. Adjectives and Adverbs - https://www.education.com/game/adjective-adverb-sentence-builder/

9. Adjectives and Adverbs Mystery Game - https://www.education.com/game/saturday-mystery/

10. Parts of Speech Sorting Game - https://www.education.com/game/parts-of-speech-sorting/

11. Possessives and Apostrophes - https://www.education.com/game/undersea-explorers-3/

12. Possessives and Apostrophes (story) - https://www.education.com/game/natalias-magic-marker/

13. Possessive Apostrophes - https://www.quia.com/rr/377189.html

14. Contractions and Apostrophes - https://www.education.com/game/space-apostrophes/

15. Pronouns - https://www.education.com/game/sentence-builder-pronouns/

16. Pronoun Balloons - https://www.quia.com/rr/377189.html

17. 8. Pronouns https://www.turtlediary.com/games/pronoun.html

18. Various Games for Grammar - http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/adventure/index.htm

19. Paradox - https://www.helpteaching.com/search/paradox

20. Oxymoron - https://www.sporcle.com/games/mrsiriustab/what-you-get-when-oxygen-is-a-moron4

WORKSHEETS - Nouns and Prepositions

Sept. 21 - Capitalizing Titles and To, Too, and Two

Oct. 1 - Plurals and Possessives Package & Test

Oct. 5 - Verb Forms Package & Test

Cards:

  • Sept 7 - Name card and #1 Thesis Statements
  • Sept. 11 - a) Nouns b) Proper Nouns
  • Sept. 12 - #2 Thesis Starters 1 and c) Abstract and Concrete Nouns
  • Sept. 13 - d) Subject Pronouns
  • Sept. 18 - #3 Socratic Method and #4 Open Ended Questions and e) Object Pronouns
  • Sept. 20 - #5 Evil Words (1) and f) Prepositions
  • Sept. 21 - #6 Thesis Starters 2 and g) Plurals
  • Sept. 24 - #7 W5 and h) Helping Verbs
  • Sept. 25 #8 Oxymoron and #9 Paradox
  • Sept. 27 - #10 Evil Words 2
  • Oct. 4 - #11 Metaphor and #12 Symbolism
  • Oct. 9 - #13 Hyperbole and #14 Assonance

ENGLISH 12

QUIZZES

Tuesday, Sept. 25 - Evils words - know 4

Friday Sept. 14 - Subject Pronouns

Friday Sept. 21 - Object Pronouns

SPELLING TESTS

#1 nuisance, definitely, determined, environment, excited, a lot

#2 vulnerable, disappointed, in front, alcohol, beginning, Wednesday

#3 sincerely, truly, beneficial, recommendation, conscience, deceive

#4 sincerely, truly, beneficial, recommendation, conscience, deceive

READING

1. We are reading through our first book. Some students have finished and are ready to do their first book review and move on to their second book

WRITING

1. First paragraph - 150 words, single spaced. Do Ghosts Exit? You can answer in the affirmative, the negative, or somewhere in between.Do not use all pronoun forms of I, you, we, one. Do not use get, getting, got. Do not use contractions so isn't should be is not - use formal language.

2. Autobiographical poem

3. Top Events 2018

4. Apology Letter

5. Complaint Letter

6. Cover Letter

7. Scandinavian Research (Top 10 Make Up Exercise)

WORD WORK

1. Diagnostic Test

2. Grammar Ninja - http://www.wordgametime.com/games/grammar-ninja

3. Grammar of Doom - https://www.english-online.org.uk/games/grofdoom/advisory.htm

4. Grammar Gorillas - https://www.funbrain.com/games/grammar-gorillas

5. Grammar Blast - https://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/6_8/grammar/

6. Nouns and Adjectives: word transporter - https://www.education.com/game/word-transporter/

7. Nouns and Verbs Sorting Game - https://www.education.com/game/nouns-and-verbs-sort/

8. Adjectives and Adverbs - https://www.education.com/game/adjective-adverb-sentence-builder/

9. Adjectives and Adverbs Mystery Game - https://www.education.com/game/saturday-mystery/

10. Parts of Speech Sorting Game - https://www.education.com/game/parts-of-speech-sorting/

11. Possessives and Apostrophes - https://www.education.com/game/undersea-explorers-3/

12. Possessives and Apostrophes (story) - https://www.education.com/game/natalias-magic-marker/

13. Possessive Apostrophes - https://www.quia.com/rr/377189.html

14. Contractions and Apostrophes - https://www.education.com/game/space-apostrophes/

15. Pronouns - https://www.education.com/game/sentence-builder-pronouns/

16. Pronoun Balloons - https://www.quia.com/rr/377189.html

17. Pronoun Turtle Game - https://www.turtlediary.com/game/singular-and-plural-pronoun-finding-gumballs-in-a-maze.html

WORKSHEETS - nouns, prepositions, pronouns

Sept. 19 - Capitals 50 (Titles) and To, Too, Two

Sept. 21 - End of Parts of Speech Review - beginning of English 11 Grammar etc. - Subject Pronouns Placement

Sept. 24 - Affect and Effect

Sept. 25 - Get Practice

Sept. 27 - Subject Pronouns and Polite Order Package & Test

Oct. 1 - Apostrophes Package & Test

Oct. 5 - Who, That, Which

Cards:

  • Sept. 7 - Name card and card #1 Thesis Statements
  • Sept. 11 - a) Nouns and #2 Thesis Starters
  • Sept. 12 b) Concrete and Abstract Nouns and #3 Thesis Starters
  • Sept. 13 c) Subject Pronouns
  • Sept. 18 d) Object Pronouns
  • Sept. 19 #4 Evil Words 1 and 3) Prepositions
  • Sept. 21 #5 Evil Words 2 and
  • Sept. 24 #7 Open Ended Questions
  • Sept. 25 Socratic Method and #8 Slang
  • Sept. 26 Plurals and Possessives and #9 Jargon
  • Oct. 1 #10 Rhetoric and #11 Pathos
  • Oct. 2 #12 Ethos and #13 Logos