Homework

Poetry Project

Poetry Project

Due Date:  Fri. April 23/21

For information on the project, click HERE

For extra information on haiku, cinquain, limericks and concrete poetry, click HERE

 

Poetry Warm Up Assignments

Page One of this handout is due Tues. Apr. 7/21

The rest of the handout is due Thur. Apr. 8/21 (after work time in class)

Qualities of a True Friend Essay

Due by 3:15 on Thur. Mar. Mar. 25/21

Be sure to indicate your 10 KEY sentences with colours.  

If you need more time, please talk to me!!

For notes on essay writing format, click HERE

For 10 Key Sentences information, click HERE 

For assignment details, click HERE

For Outlining template, click HERE

For Revising and Proofreading sheet, click HERE

 

 

Friendship Narrative

Friendship Narrative due Fri. Mar. 19/21 by 3:15. 

Students not finished this work on time will be required to spend noon hour time until it is completed.  

For assignment details, click HERE

For Revising and Proofreading sheet, click HERE

For Revising Notes, click HERE

For help lists for Revising, click HERE

Extension Assign for Short Stories

As explained in Block 7 today, all three extension assignments will be due by the end of the day tomorrow (Wed. Mar. 10/21).

Please let me know by then which ONE of the assignments you want me to evaluate (and the remaining two are for completion only).  A loss of 10% per assignment will be applied to evaluated assignment for work that is incomplete.  

For copies of the assignments, please see individual entries on the homework page (below).  

"Day of the Butterfly" Assign

"Day of the Butterfly" Assign due Tues. Mar. 9/21

"Some Tings Lie So Deep" Assign

"Some Tings Lie So Deep" Assign due Fri. Mar 5/21

For audio for the story, click HERE

 

"The Stolen Party" Assign

"The Stolen Party" Assign due Wed. Mar. 3/21

For a copy of the story (if you forgot your textbook), see Resources tab (above) for Sightlines 8 textbook.   

Film Terms Crossword

Film Terms Crossword due Tues. Feb 23/21

The copy of the crossword provided in class is on bigger paper.  My apologies for the size in the pdf posted above (if you are using it!). 

Final Questions

Final Questions for The Keeper of the Isis Light due Thur. Jan 28/21

The Keeper of the Isis Light Unit Exam

Takes place on Fri. Jan 29/21

Chapter 10 Assign

Chapter 10 Assign for The Keeper of the Isis Light due Wed. Jan 27/21.

Last pages of The Keeper of the Isis Light

Please finish the last three pages - halfway down page 188 to 191.

If you need a copy of the book, please look under the Resources tab.

Vocabulary Quiz Chapters 6 to 9

Vocabulary Quiz Chapters 6 to 9 for The Keeper of the Isis Light will take place on Tues. Jan. 26/21

Chapter 9 Assign

Chapter 9 Assign for The Keeper of the Isis Light due Mon. Jan 25/21

Quotation Assign Ch 3-8

Quotation Assign Ch 3-8 for The Keeper of the Isis Light due Thur. Jan 21/21

Chapter 8 Assign

Chapter 8 Assign for The Keeper of the Isis Light is due Tues. Jan. 19/21.

Chapter 6 Response Journal

Chapter 6 Response Journal for The Keeper of the Isis Light will be due by 3:15 pm tomorrow (Tues. Jan. 12/21).  It is a file that has been placed in your LA folder.

Audio files and a copy of the novel (if you need it) can be located under the Resources tab.  

Fri. Jan. 8/21

Assignment (Emailed this morning):

As discussed during our Google Meet yesterday, students will use their work time today to complete the reader response writing activity assignment for Chapter 6 of the novel The Keeper of the Isis Light.  It has been placed in your LA folder.   

It will be due on Tuesday, January 12 after we review expectations again when we return to in-person learning on Monday.  

The vocabulary for Chapter 6 (a document in the LA folder) is now due.   Please complete that first if you are not finished. 

A reminder that audio files and a copy of the novel can be found in the Resources tab on the homework page if you need them. 

Thur. Jan. 7/21

For today's video lesson, click HERE

Assignment:  Finish the Vocabulary Words (a document placed in your LA folder) for Chapter 6 of The Keeper of the Isis Light.  

The response journal assignment that we discussed today will be placed in your LA folders by tomorrow morning.  An email reminder will be sent tomorrow morning as well.

A copy of the novel and audio files can be found under the Resources tab.  

Wed. Jan. 6/21

Assignment (Emailed this morning):

Students will use their work time today to complete the reading and start the vocabulary for Chapter 6 of the novel The Keeper of the Isis Light

The vocabulary words can be found in a document that has been placed in your LA folder. 

You may find that a review of previous chapters prior to tackling this new assignment may be helpful. 

We will discuss this chapter during our next Google Meet which will be held at 10:15 am tomorrow (Thur. Jan 7).   The assignment will be due early next week. 

A reminder that audio files and a copy of the novel can be found in the Resources tab on the homework page if you need them. 

 

Tues. Dec. 22/20

LAST DAY BEFORE HOLIDAYS!!!

Our first day back will be Wed. Jan 6/21.  You will receive an email from me that details your work for that day.  See you at our next Google Meet on Thur. Jan 7/21 at 10:15 am.  

Enjoy your break!  

For assignment information, see previous entries.  

Mon. Dec. 21/20

Assignment (Emailed this morning):

Chapter 5 Assignment as well as the Vocabulary Assignment for Chapters 1-5  for The Keeper of the Isis Light (both in your LA folder) were both due at 3:15 pm on Friday.  If completed between now and tomorrow by 3:15 pm, Second Chances will be utilized.

As discussed last week, late assignments for Chapters 1 to 4 must be submitted by Tues. Dec. 22/20 by 3:15 pm at the latest to earn partial credit.  

There will not be a Google Meet tomorrow as previously mentioned.  Please reach out if you need help to meet the deadline of tomorrow at 3:15 pm.  

 

Fri. Dec. 18/20

Assignment (Emailed this morning):

As discussed during our Google Meet yesterday, please finish the assignment for Chapter 5 for The Keeper of the Isis Light.  It is due today at 3:15 pm.  Second Chances will be utilized for work that is submitted after the deadline. 

The Vocabulary Assignment for Chapters 1-5 has been placed in your LA folder.  It is also due today by 3:15 pm.    The Second Chances rule applies to this assignment as well. 

Late assignments for Chapters 1 to 4 must be submitted by Tues. Dec. 22/20 by 3:15 pm at the latest to earn partial credit.  

Audio files and a copy of the novel can be found under the Resources tab. 

Thur. Dec. 17/20

For today's video lesson, click HERE

Assignment:  Finish the assignment for Chapter 5 for The Keeper of the Isis Light.  It is due tomorrow.  You will receive another assignment tomorrow in your LA folder relating to Vocabulary for the first five chapters.  It is also due tomorrow.  

Late assignments for Chapters 1 to 4 must be submitted by Tues. Dec. 22/20 by 3:15 pm at the latest to earn partial credit.  

Audio files and a copy of the novel can be found under the Resources tab.  

Wed. Dec.16/20

Assignment (Emailed this morning):

As discussed during the Google Meet held yesterday, students will use their work time today to complete the reading and start the assignment for Chapter 5 of the novel The Keeper of the Isis Light.  The assignment can be found in your LA folder. 

We will discuss this chapter during our next Google Meet which will be held at 1:45 pm tomorrow.  An invite to that will be sent out later today.    

The assignment will be due on Fri. Dec. 17/20. 

If you owe assignments for Chapter 3, get them in as soon as possible.  If you wish to submit for Chapters 1 and 2 (still), please email and see if that is a possibility. 

A reminder that audio files and a copy of the novel can be found in the Resources tab on the homework page if you need them. 

Tues. Dec. 15/20

For today's video lesson, click HERE

Assignment:  Following our discussion of Chapter 4, be sure that your assignment is completely finished.  It is due today.   Only Second Chances will be offered after 3:15 today, and that is only until the end of the school day this Fri. Dec. 18.

Start the reading of Chapter 5 in The Keeper of the Isis Light if you have time.  The assignment for it will be placed in your LA folder for you.  You must have the reading finished for the discussion during our next Google Meet which will take place on Thur. Dec. 17/20.  The assignment will be due on Fri. Dec. 18/20 along with an additional task (which you will find out via email on Friday).  

Mon. Dec 14/20

Assignment (email reminder sent this morning):

Students will finish the reading and assignment for Chapter 4 of The Keeper of the Isis Light 

Our next Google Meet will be held tomorrow at 1:45.  

Chapter 3 work is overdue.  Get it done if you haven't already.  

A copy of the book as well as audio files are (still) on the homework page under the Resources tab. 

Thur. Dec 10/20

For today's video lesson, click HERE

Assignment (for today and Monday):  Chapter 4 Reading and Assignment (in your LA folder) for The Keeper of the Isis light  will be your assigned work that will be due on Tues. Dec. 14/20.  We will be discussing this chapter at our Google Meet which will be held on Tuesday afternoon.

REMINDER:  Outstanding Chapter 2 assignments need to be submitted by 3:15 today. 

Wed. Dec. 9/20

Assignment (Emailed this morning):

As stated during our Google Meet yesterday, students will use their work time today to finish the assignment for Chapter 3 of the novel The Keeper of the Isis Light.  It is in your LA folder.  We will discuss this chapter a bit more during our next Google Meet which will be held at 1:45 pm tomorrow.  

A reminder that audio files and a copy of the novel can be found in the Resources tab on the homework page if you need them. 

Students with missing assignments for Chapter 2 (discussed yesterday) need to get them in by tomorrow at 3:15. 

Tues. Dec. 8/20

For today's video lesson, click HERE

Assignment: Chapter 3 Assignment for The Keeper of the Isis Light will be due Thursday; you will work on that tomorrow.

**Anyone with Chapter 2 work outstanding needs to email when when things are completed if you want it evaluated - deadline is Thur. Dec. 10 at 3:15.  

Mon. Dec. 7/20

Assignment (emailed this morning):

Read Chapter 3 of The Keeper of the Isis Light.  Be ready to discuss at Google tomorrow (which will be held at 1:45 pm).  

Audio files can be found at the Resources tab.  A copy of the novel can be found there as well. 

You can start the assignment (in your LA folder).  The assignment will be due on Wed. Dec 9/20.  

Fri. Dec. 4/20

Assignment (emailed this morning and discussed at Google Meet yesterday)

Complete Quotation (Illustration) Assignment for Chapters 1 and 2 - Due Mon. Dec 7/20

Reminder:  Chapter 2 Assign is overdue.  Complete as soon as possible.   

Thur. Dec. 3/20

For video of today's lesson, click HERE

Assignment: Chapter 2 Assign for The Keeper of the Isis Light is due today; The Keeper of the Isis Light Ch 1 and 2 Quotation Assignment (emailed to you today); Work time tomorrow; Due Mon. Dec. 7/20

For a copy of this assignment, click HERE

Wed. Dec. 2/20

Assignment (Emailed this morning):

Read Chapter 2 of The Keeper of the Isis Light and complete assignment (Google Doc in LA folder)

Due tomorrow to discuss at Google Meet (at 10:15 am)

Tues. Dec 1/20

For a video of today's lesson, click HERE

Assignment:  Finish Chapter 1 Assign for The Keeper of the Isis Light (a Google Doc in your LA folder - fill you answers in on it).  It is due Wed. Dec 2/20 (tomorrow)

If you need audio or a copy of the novel, see Resources tab.  

The Keeper of the Isis Light Ch 1

Reading of Chapter 1 is due tomorrow - we will discuss the events during our Google Meet and answer questions related to the assignment (which is due on Wed. Dec. 2/20).

If you need a copy of the novel, or audio files, see Resources tab.

Your assignment for Chapter 1 is in your LA folder in your Google Drive. 

 

Short Story Unit Exam

Will take place during class on Mon. Nov. 30/20

Moved up to Thur. Nov. 26/20  (Due to school closure/online school starting next week)

"The Cheat's Remorse" Reading and Assign

"The Cheat's Remorse" Reading and Assign

Due Wed. Nov. 25/20

"The Long, Cold Night" Reading and Assign

For inferencing assignment, click HERE

For a copy of the story, click HERE

"The Hockey Sweater" Oral Presentation

Be ready to tell about your special gift on Fri. Nov. 20/20

For details, click HERE

"The Hockey Sweater" Assign

"The Hockey Sweater" Assign

Due Wed. Nov. 18/20

If you need a copy of the story because you forgot/misplaced your textbook, see Resources tab.  

"Thank You Ma'am" Assign

"Thank You Ma'am" Assign

Due Tues. Nov. 17/20

For access to the textbook, see Resources tab 

 

The Tell Tale Heart Paragraphs

Due by the end of the day on Mon. Nov. 16/20  Tues. Nov. 17/20

(No more class time after Fri. Nov. 6/20)

For assignment details, click HERE

"The Tell-Tale Heart Assign"

"The Tell-Tale Heart Assign"

Due Tues. Nov 3/20

Pop Paragraph

Due Fri. Oct. 30/20 at 8:30 AM

For revising information (the handouts for Openers, Dress Ups, Decorations, and Triples), click HERE

For a copy of the Pop Paragraph, click HERE

For the Revising Help Lists (ly words, ed words, ing words, etc.), click HERE

For the Revising/Proofreading sheet, click HERE

Word Wheel Assign

Due on Fri. Oct 16/20

For handout, click HERE

Review Exam

Takes place on Wed. Oct. 14/20

Three parts - Parts of Speech, Sentence Types and Errors

You can make your own study sheet and bring it to the exam if you choose.

Connotation Denotation Assign

Connotation Denotation Assign AND Using the Thesaurus Assign

Due Wed. Oct. 6/20

Make Up Quiz for Parts of Speech

REMEMBER:  You must attend the tutorial on Tues. Oct 6/20 at lunchtime (11:45 - bring your lunch) to earn the opportunity to rewrite. 

If there is an important conflict, please let me know.  

Rewrites will take place during Options Block on Wed. Oct. 7/20.

Sentence Errors Quiz

Takes place on Tues. Oct 6/20  Wed. Oct. 7/20

Combining Sentences Assign

Combining Sentences Assign due Tues. Sept. 29/20

Sentence Types Quiz

Takes place on Tues. Sept. 29/20

Use the info sheet to study.  You can bring it to the quiz.  

Independent and Dependent Clauses

Due Wed. Sept. 23/20

Remember - we already completed the first page together ... you have the second page to complete on your own.  

Parts of Speech Quiz

Takes place on Tues. Sept. 22/20

Bring your study sheet for the quiz.  

Adjectives and Adverbs Assign

Adjectives and Adverbs Assign

Due Wed. Sept. 16/20

Verbs Assign

Verbs Assign due Mon. Sept. 14/20.

Chapter 6 Response Journal

Olwen's Letter and Photo