Posted: December 8, 2014
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Good copy of rant due on Thursday
Posted: November 26, 2014
Energy Drink assignment is due Monday, Dec. 1, 2014 The assignment is attached. The techniques of satire are also attached.
Posted: November 10, 2014
Please find attached the narrative being used for the Read like a Writer Assessment on Wednesday.
Posted: October 28, 2014
Today we worked on introductions, conclsuions and how to piece togther our snapshots. See attachment for mentor texts. We will work on this tomorrow, and the final copy will be due Monday. Remember, you lose 10% each day it is late up to 40%.
Posted: October 24, 2014
Drafts of the three-four snapshots for the extended narrative are due monday, October27, 2014 Quickwrites this week: Thursday: Hero? Do you think Kevin Vickers should be considered a Canadaian hero? Listened to Stuart McLean Vinyl Cafe: Stories about Dave and Morley Combining Sentences sheet
Posted: October 17, 2014
All snapshot moments should be in. They have been handed back to periods 1, 2, 3.Progress reports have been handed out for periods 1, 2, 3.Period 4 will receive theirs on Monday.
Posted: September 28, 2014
Quickwrites for last week:Monday: Map of your neighbourhood growing up with snapshot moments includedWednesday: "Eleven" by Sandra Cisnero. Write about a time you felt or wanted to be a different age because of the situation or emotion.Thursday: "Saving Private Ryan" opening scene. Write the action from the perspective of one of the soldiers. Students should all have a topic to write about for their snapshot moment.
Posted: September 15, 2014
Today we shared our 6 word memoirs and put them up on the wall We also read a mentor text called "Violet" and highlighted the strong verbs, adjectives and phrases that made it a good piece of writing. We wrote down a strong sentence from "Viloet" into the Gems section of the Writer's Notebook.