Homework

MC Practice Exam

Will take place during class time on Tues. Apr. 13/21

Dilemmas Essay

Dilemmas Essay due Tues. Apr. 13/21 at 3:15

For assignment info, click HERE

For Essay Writing Reminders, click HERE

For Outlining Sheet, click HERE

For Revising/Proofreading checklist, click HERE

 

"Golden Girl" Assign

"Golden Girl" Assign due Wed. Mar. 24/21

Long, Long After School Multiple Choice Questions

Long, Long After School Multiple Choice Questions due Mon. Mar. 22/21

Use a dictionary if you need it.

Many of the vocabulary words from the story have been defined in the assignment sheet - you DO NOT complete these questions.  

Business Letter on Forrest Gump

Will take place during class on Fri. Mar. 19/21

NO HANDOUTS ALLOWED 

 

Business Letter Format Review

Business Letter Format Review

Look over this handout to refamiliarize yourself with proper format.

You will have an in-class assignment on Mon. Mar. 8/21 and the time limit is 40 minutes, so know the format and be ready (no handouts allowed).

Forrest Gump Permission Form

Please bring the form back to school signed by a parent/guardian.

The Taste of Melon Monologue Assign

Due for presentation on Fri. Mar. 5/21

For details, click HERE

"The Taste of Melon" Narrative Study Frame

"The Taste of Melon" Narrative Study Frame due Wed. Mar. 3/21

There might be a quiz tomorrow ... 

For a copy of the story (if you forgot your textbook), see Resources tab (above) for Sightlines 9 textbook.   

Film Terms Crossword

Film Terms Crossword due Wed. Feb. 24/21

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!). 

Unwind Essay

After a bit more class time on Monday (Feb 8/21), essay will due on Wed. Feb 10/21.  Extended to Tues. Feb. 23/21 at 3:15 pm. due to cold weather closure days.  

Click on applicable documents below:

For the Assign itself, click HERE

For Essay Writing Review, click HERE

For 10 Key Sentences handout, click HERE

For sample essay (utilizing key sentences), click HERE

For revising/proofreading sheet, click HERE

For revising info, click HERE

Unwind Creative Project

Work time will be given on Mon. Feb. 1/21 with projects due on Fri. Feb. 5/21 at 8:30 am.  

There are two PBL blocks that you may use to complete this work outside of regular class time between now and the deadline.  

For information about the project (choices), click HERE

Unwind Final Exam

Takes place on Mon. Jan 25/21

Unwind Parts VI and VII

Questions and Vocabulary Words due Wed. Jan 20/21

Quiz on Parts VI and VII will take place on Thur. Jan 21/21

Response Journal due Fri. Jan. 22/21

Unwind Part 5 RJ

Unwind Part 5 RJ is due Thur. Jan 14/21 by 3:15 pm. 

Unwind Part 5 Vocabulary and Questions

Due Wed. Jan 13/21 at 8:30 am

It is a document in your LA folder. 

Unwind Part 5 Quiz

Takes place during class on Wed. Jan. 13/21

You will NOT be allowed to use your books or assignments for this one!

Fri. Jan. 8/21

Assignment (Emailed this morning):

As discussed during our Google Meet yesterday, students will continue the study of Unwind.

Chapters 35 to 37 will be your focus for today.  Be ready for a discussion of these three chapters when we return to in-person learning on Monday, January 11. 

The assignment for Part 5 (Questions and Vocabulary in your LA folder) and the Response Journal for Part 5 will be due early next week (Wednesday, January 13)

A reminder that access to 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 questions (and applicable vocabulary) for Chapters 32 to 34 of Part 5 of Unwind.

Another reading assignment will be given tomorrow (Chapters 35-37).  An email reminder will be sent tomorrow morning. 

For the RJ outline for Part 5, click HERE

Part 5 Assignment (Questions and Vocab) along with RJ 5 will be due towards the end of next week. 

If you need a copy of the novel. or access to audio files, there are (still) under the Resources tab.  

Wed. Jan. 6/21

Assignment (Emailed this morning}:  

As discussed before the break, students will continue the study of Unwind by beginning Part 5.  Chapters 32 to 34 will be your focus for today.  Be ready for a discussion of these three chapters that will take place during our next Google Meet tomorrow (Thur. Jan 7) at 11:00 am

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

The assignment for Part 5 (Questions and Vocabulary) has been placed in your LA folder.  For the Response Journal for Part 5, click HERE Both assignments will be due early next week. 

A reminder that access to 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 11:00 am.  

Enjoy your break!  

For assignment information, see previous entries.  

Mon. Dec. 21/20

Assignment (Emailed this morning):

All of the work for Part 4 for Unwind (Assignment, Response Journal, and “Quiz”) is due (by the latest) at 3:15 tomorrow (Tues. Dec. 22).  Please email me as you complete this work so I can evaluate it for you.  

The assignment and the "quiz" are (as always) in your folder.  For the response journal outline, click HERE.  For the Vocabulary Questions that are part of the "quiz" (emailed to students twice last week), click HERE for 1 and HERE for 2.  

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 continue working on Part 4 for Unwind today.  Read Chapters 29 to 31 and finish the Assignment (in your LA folder) and the Response Journal.

The Part 4 "Quiz" has now been added your folder.  Similar to Part 3 “Quiz”, the email attachments contain the questions for the vocabulary section.  All of the work for Chapter 4 (the three items) will be due by 3:15 pm on Tues. Dec. 22/20.  Please email me as you complete this work so I can evaluate it for you.  

Chapter 3 work is overdue.  Some of you have outstanding assignments for Parts 1 and 2.  If any of this is completed by Tues. Dec 22/20 at 3:15 pm (with an email stating it is complete), it will receive partial credit. 

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

 

Thur. Dec. 17/20

For today's video lesson, click HERE

Assignment:  Continue working on Part 4 for Unwind by reading Chapters 29 to 31 and finishing the Assignment (in your LA folder) and the Response Journal.  The Part 4 "Quiz" will be placed in your folder tomorrow morning along with an email attachment.   All of the work for Chapter 4 will be due by 3:15 pm on Tues. Dec. 22/20.  Please email me as you complete this work so I can evaluate it for you.  

Chapter 3 work is overdue.  If completed prior to Tues. Dec 22/20, it will receive partial creditEmail me when this work is completed as well (if applicable to you).  

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

 

Wed. Dec.16/20

Assignment (Emailed this morning):

As discussed briefly during the Google Meet yesterday, students will continue the study of Unwind by beginning Part 4.  Chapters 26 to 28 will be your focus for today.  Be ready for a discussion of these three chapters that will take place during our next Google Meet tomorrow (Thur. Dec 17) at 10:15.  An invite to that will be sent out later today. 

The assignment for Part 4 (Questions and Vocabulary) has been placed in your LA folder.  For a link to the Response Journal for Part 4, click HERE

Both of these assignments will be due Mon. Dec. 21/20. 

The work for Part 3 was due yesterday.  The “Quiz” assignment (from yesterday, due yesterday) has been marked, so please email me if yours does not have a grade, as I guessed it was not ready.  As discussed yesterday, it will receive 5% deduction per day.  As for the Assignment and the Response Journal for Part 3, please email me when each of these two parts are ready for evaluation.  At times, it is difficult to tell. 

A reminder that access to 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:  Complete Part 3 "Quiz" (in your LA folder) for Unwind.  It is due by 3:15 today.  

NOTE:  Use the attachments sent to you via email this morning to complete the Vocabulary portion.  

The assignment for Part 3 (in your folder) as well as the Response Journal are also due today.  

Mon. Dec 14/20

Assignment (email reminder sent this morning):

Finish Part 3 of Unwind - the reading of Chapters 24 and 25 (if you were caught up, more if you were behind) as well as the assignment (in your LA folder) and the RJ for Part 3.  These will be due tomorrow.  

Our next Google Meet will take place tomorrow at 10:15.

Access to audio files and a copy of the novel are (still) on the homework page under the Resources tab if you need them.  

 

Thur. Dec 10/20

For today's video lesson, click HERE

Assignment (for today and Mon. Dec 14)Read Chapters 24 and 25 (to the end of Part 3) of Unwind.  Complete the assignment for Part 3 (located in your LA folder).  This work needs to be completed by Tues. Dec 15/20 for discussion at the Google Meet that day.  

REMINDEROutstanding assignments for Part 2 need to be submitted by 3:15 tomorrow if you want marks for them.  

Wed. Dec. 9/20

Assignment (Emailed this morning):

As stated in our Google Meet yesterday, your assignment for today is to read and be prepared for a discussion on Chapters 21 to 23 of the novel Unwind (Part 3). 

The document that has the vocabulary words and questions for you to fill in has been placed in your LA folder.  The response journal for Part 3 will be due next week.  

Our Google Meet will be held at 10:15 tomorrow

Late assignments for Part 2 of Unwind - get those in today if you haven’t yet. 

As always, audio files and copy of the novel can be accessed through the Resources tab if you need it.  

 

 

Tues. Dec. 8/20

For video of today's lesson, click HERE

Assignment:  CATCH UP TIME

Students who owe work for Part 2 of Unwind need to complete it and email me when things are ready for evaluation.

We will review Chapters 21 to 23 of Part 3 of Unwind on Thurs. Dec. 10/20 during our Google Meet (at 10:15 am) so please be ready (have the chapters read and ready to engage in discussion).  You may work on the assignment (in your LA folder) as well as the response journal for this section (emailed today).  

 

Mon. Dec. 7/20

Assignment (emailed this morning):

Begin Part 3 of Unwind.  The document that has the vocabulary words and questions for you to fill in has been placed in your LA folder.  It is expected that you will be ready to discuss Chapters 21 -23 on Tues. Dec. 8 during our Google Meet tomorrow (which will be held at 10:15).

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

 

Fri. Dec. 4/20

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

Complete "Quiz" for Part 2 of Unwind.  It is due todayEmail me if you need more time. 

Reminder:  Response Journal for Part 2 of Unwind is due on Mon. Dec. 7/20

 

Thur. Dec. 3/20

For video of today's lesson, click HERE

Assignment:  Finish Part 2 Assignment for Unwind (if not already done - due today); Response Journal for Part 2 is due Mon. Dec. 7/20  (Work time tomorrow with new assignment)

Wed. Dec. 2/20

Assignment (Emailed this morning):

Continue Part 2 of Unwind (Questions and Vocabulary - Google Doc in LA folder)

Due tomorrow to discuss at Google Meet (at 11:00 am)

Tues. Dec 1/20

For video of today's lesson, click HERE

Assignment:  Work on Part 2 of Unwind.  The questions and vocabulary (which are on a document in your LA folder - fill in your answers on it) are due on Thurs. Dec 3/20.  The response journal for Part 2 will be due on Mon. Dec. 7/20.  

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

Unwind Part 2

Get started on the reading of the chapters (if you do not have your copy of the novel, you can find one in the Resources tab) as well as the assignment (located in you LA folder).

For Response Journal outline for Part 2, click HERE 

 

Unwind RJ Part 1

Due Thur. Nov. 26/20

For information, click HERE

Quiz on Part 1 of Unwind

Will take place during class on Wed. Nov. 25/20 

 

Completion of Unwind Part 1

Reading has been completed.  

Questions and Vocabulary for Part 1 are due tomorrow (Tues. Nov. 24/20)

See previous entry for links to the questions and vocabulary words.   

 

The quiz on this section will take place on Wed. Nov. 25/20.

Response Journal (RJ) will be due on Thur. Nov. 26/20.

 

For a copy of the novel, see the Resources tab. 

Unwind Part 1

Reading has been completed to the end of Ch 2 (as of Fri. Nov. 20/20)

Get a start on the Vocabulary for Part 1 as well as the Chapter Questions that have been addressed already.

For a copy of the novel, see Resources tab. 

Review Short Stories from Exam

Read them again to know which ones you would like me to review in detail.  Your copies were given back to you (no attachments to post). 

Choices Narrative

Due on Mon. Nov. 16/20  Tues. Nov. 17/20 (but aim to be finished by Fri. Nov. 6/20

For assignment, click HERE 

For the revising/proofreading sheet, click HERE

Short Story Unit Exam

Takes place on Wed. Nov. 4/20

"Lamb to the Slaughter" Response Journal

Due on Wed. Nov. 4/20 at 8:30 AM

For a guide to prepare a response journal, click HERE

You do NOT need a print out, but please ensure that it is called RJ for "Lamb to the Slaughter" and it is in your LA folder.  

"Lamb to the Slaughter" Assign

"Lamb to the Slaughter" Assign

Use this to prepare for the quiz ...

"Save the Moon" Letter

Due on Wed. Oct. 27/20

For assignment info, click HERE

"Save the Moon for Kerdy Dickus" Questions

"Save the Moon for Kerdy Dickus" Questions

Due Tues. Oct. 27/20

"The Lug Wrench" Sequel Activity

Will be performed during class time on Thur. Oct. 22/20

For more information, click HERE.

"The Lug Wrench" Assign

Due on Mon. Oct. 19/20

For the story, click HERE

For the assignment, click HERE 

"Gore" Assign

"Gore" Assign

Due on Mon. Oct. 19/20

**If you need a copy of the story because you do not have a textbook,  see Resources tab (above) 

 

Quiz on Elements of Fiction

Takes place on Thur. Oct. 15/20

Use the handout to prepare.  

Revisions of Clubs Paragraph

Completed individually or with a partner.

Utilize PBL time to finish outside of class (if needed).

For original paragraph, click HERE.

For revision resources (openers, dress ups, decorations and triples), click HERE

For revising and proofreading checklist, click HERE

Due Fri. Oct. 16/20

 

Review Exam

Takes place on Fri. Oct. 2/20

Will cover Parts of Speech, Sentence Types and Errors

You may bring a study sheet with you of your own creation (if you want one).  

The Writing Process Assign

The Writing Process Assign due Tues. Sept. 29/20

(It says quiz in the title, but it's treated as an assignment).  

 

Sentence Errors Quiz

Takes place on Tues. Sept. 29/20

You can bring the info sheet to the test with you. 

Sentence Errors Assign

PARTS B, D, and F are due Mon. Sept. 28/20

For info sheet to assist you, click HERE

Sentence Errors Assign

ONLY Parts A, C and E are due for Fri. Sept. 25/20

Parts B, D and F are due Mon. Sept. 28/20

For information to help you, click HERE

For the entire assignment sheet, click HERE

Types of Sentences QUIZ

Takes place on Thur. Sept. 24/20  Moved to Fri. Sept. 25/20

You can bring the information sheet with you.

 

Sentence Types Assignments

Both assignments are due Wed. Sept. 23/20.

For information on the different types of sentences, click HERE.

For the identification assignment, click HERE.

For the sentence combining assignment (writing), click HERE.

Parts of Speech Quiz

Takes place on Thur. Sept 17/20  Mon. Sept. 21/20

Bring your study sheet with you.  

Prep/Conj Assign

Prep/Conj Assign

Due Wed. Sept. 16/20

Adjectives and Adverbs Assign

Adjectives and Adverbs Assign

Due Wed. Sept. 16/20

Verbs Assign

Verbs Assign due Mon. Sept. 14/20