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Posted: September 24, 2019

Students recieved an article: Is Texting Killing The English Language  and a response sheet with 4 questions. 

Students are to do a close reading of the article (evidence of a close read) and answer the 4 questions for beginning of class Friday, September 27th 

Posted: September 12, 2019

 

Students are reminded to read each night for a total of 2 hours outside of class weekly. 

1. Students were given the class to work on Where I'm From poems. Poems are to be drafted and a final copy in their writers notebook for tomorrow. Students were exposed to several samples of this type of poem. Poems should be 10 lines and follow the following format:

I Am From

1.  list of your favourite foods

2.  describe all the sights and sounds on the ?way to school

3.  your favourite relative and explain why

4.  a keepsake that you will never throw ?away

5.  a family saying or expression

6.  a place where you feel the safest

7.  somewhere you would like to return to if ?you had the time or money

8.  something that happens to you everyday ?in spite of trying to change

9.  your first memory

10.  an emotion

                 I am from

Posted: September 9, 2019

1. Please come to class with a writers notebook

2. Return signed immunization form, if you have not already

3. Read 20-25 minutes from your choice novel

Posted: September 4, 2019

1. Please return Public health Immunization forms, signed. 

2. Please complete- Who I am 

3. Have a writers notebook (composition book) for Monday. 

4. Please pass on parent letter and return by Monday. 

Posted: September 4, 2019

Please fill out, sign and return ASD-N Media Coverage form

Posted: September 3, 2019

 

1. Grade 9 Public Health School Immunization Clinic- Please fill-out, sign and return no later than Monday, September 9, 2019.

2. Students recieved a scholastic YA Teen book order, if your student wishes to order a book, please return with order form and payment by Friday, September 27, 2019

Posted: February 15, 2019

Today students read Chapter 2 of The Outsiders and answered the following questions. 

All Chapter 2 questions are to be completed for Tuesday, Feb 19th

 

Chapter 2

1. Where are Johnny and Ponyboy when the chapter opens? 

2. Why does Dally sneak in? 

3. Who are the two girls they meet there?  

4. What happens at the drive-in?

5. Who gets Dally to stop bothering the girls? Why is this surprising? 

6. Why does Dally leave and go someplace else?

7. Are the names Ponyboy and Sodapop nicknames? Explain.

8. Why doesn?t Ponyboy like referring to Sodapop as a dropout?

9. Why does Two-Bit tell them that Tim Shepard is looking for Dally?

10. What is Ponyboy comparing Two-Bit to when he calls him a “chessy cat” on

page 27? What figure of speech is this besides as simile?

11. Why do people turn and look as Ponyboy and Cherry go for refreshments?

12. What happened to Johnny, who did it to him?

13. If someone tries to beat up Johnny again, what will he do? 

14. What literary device does the author use to describe Johnny?s mugging

[pgs.31-34]?

15. After Ponyboy tells Cheery  the story about Johnny, what does he say (p.34)? Do you think that's true?

Posted: February 14, 2019

Chapter 1 was read aloud, Students in Period 3 and Period 4 are assigned the chapter 1 questions to be answered in complete sentenses in their notebooks. 

Chapter 1

1. Who is the narrator in the story? 

2. Describe the setting.

3. What happens to the narrator on the way home from the movies?

4. How does Ponyboy feel about Soda?

5. What does Ponyboy say the difference between Darry and their father is?

6. What does Ponyboy think of Steve Randel?

7. Who is the 'character' of the gang? 

8. What does Ponyboy do in class that surprises people? 

9. What secret does Soda tell Ponyboy?

10. What do you think Soda meant when he told Ponyboy that Darry yells at him because he has a lot of worries? 

Posted: November 19, 2018

In class:  

Students had 15 minutes of SSR and completed Monday Mistakes bell ringer (see attached) 

Students engaged in a quick write on reading and viewed a video on why read and discussed the importance of reading, sharing their quick writes and ideas. 


Home work: 

1. Read at home 20 minutes

2. Bring a duotang to 

 

 

 

Posted: November 19, 2018

Today in class students viewed some video's of MLK and civil rights activism that took place during the 1960-70's. 

Students were provided time to answer Chapter questions (3&4) from The Contender  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IB0i6bJIjw

Posted: October 12, 2018

School Pictures- School Pictures are in! They must be returned by October 19. If students need re-takes they are to make an appoitment with Ms. Hudson for Nov. 5.