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WEEK 1

 

Tuesday, September 3rd: We did an ice-breaker activity; we then went over the course outline (ENG3U Course Outline - P2.doc) and some class rules and expectations. Homework: none.

 

Wednesday, September 4th: We went over some fiction terms (Short Story notes - STUDENT.doc); students then began interviewing their partner for the "Introduction to Classmate Assignment" (Introduction interview assignment 3U.doc). Homework: "Introduction to Classmate Assignment" due MONDAY (Sept. 9th).

 

Thursday, September 5th: We read a short story ("Snow White" - by Grace Hu) together as a class; students then continued interviewing their partner for the "Introduction to Classmate Assignment". Homework: "Introduction to Classmate Assignment" due MONDAY (Sept. 9th).

 

Friday, September 6th: We went over Theme Statement Rules (Theme Rules - student.doc); students then had the rest of the class to work on their "Introduction to Classmate Assignment" and the "Snow White" questions. Homework: "Introduction to Classmate Assignment" due MONDAY (Sept. 9); "Snow White" questions due MONDAY (Sept. 9). 

 

 

WEEK 2

 

Monday, September 9th: Miss Ryan was away at a workshop today. Today's class was shortened due to an assembly. Students worked on their fiction questions, parallel structure practice exercises, and reading "Wrong Ism". Homework: "Introduction to Classmate Assignment" due TOMORROW; "Snow White" questions due TOMORROW.

 

Tuesday, September 10th: We went over the "Snow White" questions; we then went over different types of essays (types of essays - student.doc) and rhetorical devices (Rhtrical device handout - student.doc). Homework: Review your notes.

 

Wednesday, September 11th: We went over methods of development (Mthds Dev't - teacher.doc) and appeals (Appeals chart.doc). We then read "Wrong Ism" together as a class. Homework: Review your notes.

 

Thursday, September 12th: Miss Ryan was away today; students had the class to complete the questions for "Wrong Ism" (Wrongism - questions.doc) and the Parallel Structure exercises (Parallel Structure.doc), and to review their notes. Homework: Finish all questions for "Wrong Ism"; review your notes.

 

Friday, September 13th: We went over the questions for "Wrong Ism"; we read "My Body is My Own Business" and "Wearing a Uniform of Oppression" and discussed the articles as a class (My Body & Uniform Oppression - text.docx). Homework: Finish all questions for "My Body is My Own Business" and "Wearing a Uniform of Oppression" (My Body & Uniform Oppression - questions.doc); review your notes.

 

 

WEEK 3

 

Monday, September 16th: Miss Ryan was away for PD today; students began watching the film "Bowling for Columbine". Homework: review your notes.

 

Tuesday, September 17th: We watched more of the movie "Bowling for Columbine". Homework: Review your notes.

 

Wednesday, September 18th: We finished watching "Bowling for Columbine". We went over Personal Response format (Personal Response Assignment.doc) and listened to the Barack Obama Inauguration speech; students then had the rest of the class to work on the following: "Bowling for Columbine" questions, personal response, and Obama speech analysis (Barack Obama- speech.doc, Barack Obama - analysis practice.doc). Homework: "Bowling for Columbine" questions due tomorrow; review your notes.

 

Thursday, September 19th: Miss Ryan was away for PD today; students had a work period to work on their personal response and the Obama speech analysis. Homework: Personal Response is due MONDAY; Obama Speech Analysis due TUESDAY; review your notes.

 

Friday, September 20th: We went over the "Bowling for Columbine" questions and had some discussion about the film. Students then had the rest of the period to work on their Personal Response Assignment and their Obama Speech Analysis. Homework: Personal Response is due MONDAY; Obama Speech Analysis due TUESDAY; review your notes.

 

 

WEEK 4

 

Monday, September 23rd: Students handed in their Personal Resonses. We went over the instructions for the Persuasive Speech Assignment (Persuasive speech - assignment instructions.doc, Persuasive Speech STRAND Rubric.doc) and some students chose their topics. Students then had the rest of the class to finish their Obama Speech Analysis and to begin brainstorming on their topic for the Persuasive Speech Assignment. Homework: Obama Speech Analysis due TOMORROW; Speech Analysis Test is on Friday, Oct. 4; Persuasive Speech Outline due FRIDAY (Sept. 27); Persuasive Speech Rough Draft due Tues, Oct. 1; Persuasive Speech Good Copy due Thurs, Oct. 3; Persuasive Speech Presentation due Mon, Oct. 7.

 

Tuesday, September 24th: We went over the Obama Speech Analysis (Barack Obama speech- devices.doc); we also went over MLA format (MLA format.doc), and the format for the Persuasive Speech Assignment (Persuasive speech - format.doc). Students then had the rest of the class to brainstorm on their Persuasive Speech Assignment. Homework: Speech Analysis Test is on Friday, Oct. 4; Persuasive Speech Outline due FRIDAY (Sept. 27); Persuasive Speech Rough Draft due Tues, Oct. 1; Persuasive Speech Good Copy due Thurs, Oct. 3; Persuasive Speech Presentation due Mon, Oct. 7.

 

Wednesday, September 25th: We went to the library where Ms. McKeague went over the research process and plagiarism with the class. Students then had the rest of the class to begin researching for their Persuasive Speech Assignment. Homework: Speech Analysis Test is on Friday, Oct. 4; Persuasive Speech Outline due FRIDAY (Sept. 27); Persuasive Speech Rough Draft due Tues, Oct. 1; Persuasive Speech Good Copy due Thurs, Oct. 3; Persuasive Speech Presentation due Mon, Oct. 7.

 

Thursday, September 26th:We went to the library where students had a work period to research and complete an outline for their Persuasive Speech Assignment. Homework:Persuasive Speech Outline due TOMORROW; Persuasive Speech Rough Draft due Tues, Oct. 1; Persuasive Speech Good Copy due Thurs, Oct. 3; Speech Analysis Test is on Fri, Oct 4; Persuasive Speech Presentation due Mon, Oct. 7.

 

Friday, September 27th:We went to the library where students had a work period to work on the rough draft for their Persuasive Speech Assignment. Homework:Persuasive Speech Rough Draft due Tues, Oct. 1; Persuasive Speech Good Copy due Thurs, Oct. 3; Speech Analysis Test is on Fri, Oct 4; Persuasive Speech Presentation due Mon, Oct. 7.

 

 

WEEK 5

 

Monday, September 30th: Miss Ryan was away today for PD; students went to the computer lab where students had a work period to work on the rough draft for their Persuasive Speech Assignment. Homework:Persuasive Speech Rough Draft due Wed, Oct. 2; Persuasive Speech Good Copy due Thurs, Oct. 3; Speech Analysis Test is on Fri, Oct 4; Persuasive Speech Presentation due Mon, Oct. 7.

 

Tuesday, October 1st: Miss Ryan was away sick today; students went to the computer lab where students had a work period to work on the rough draft for their Persuasive Speech Assignment. Homework: Persuasive Speech Rough Draft due TOMORROW; Persuasive Speech Good Copy due THURSDAY, Oct. 3; Speech Analysis Test is on FRIDAY, Oct 4; Persuasive Speech Presentation due Mon, Oct. 7.

 

Wednesday, October 2nd:Students had a work period to work on peer editing the rough drafts for their Persuasive Speech Assignment, and/or to review for the Speech Analysis Test on Friday. Homework: Persuasive Speech Good Copy due TOMORROW (in MLA format, with outline, rough draft, works cited, labelled rhetorical devices, & listed methods of development); Speech Analysis Test is on FRIDAY, Oct 4; Persuasive Speech Presentation due Mon, Oct. 7.

 

Thursday, October 3rd: Students submitted their Persuasive Speech Assignment and we chose the presentation order for Monday; we went over presentation skills and audience responsibilities. We then talked about tomorrow's Speech Analysis Test, went over some review, and students were introduced to the ENG3U Summative Assignment (ENG3U SUMMATIVE INSTRUCTIONS.doc, ENG3U SUMMATIVE Rubric STRAND.doc). Homework: Speech Analysis Test is TOMORROW; Persuasive Speech Presentations will be on MONDAY, Oct. 7.

 

Friday, October 4th: Students completed the SPEECH ANALYSIS TEST. Homework: Persuasive Speech Presentations will begin on MONDAY (Oct. 7th).

 

 

WEEK 6

 

Monday, October 7th: Students presented their persuasive speeches and led class discussions/debates on their topic. Homework: Persuasive Speech Presentations will continue TOMORROW.

 

Tuesday, October 8th: Students presented their persuasive speeches and led class discussions/debates on their topic. Homework: Persuasive Speech Presentations will continue TOMORROW.

 

Wednesday, October 9th: Students presented their persuasive speeches and led class discussions/debates on their topic. Homework: Persuasive Speech Presentations will continue TOMORROW.

 

Thursday, October 10th: Students presented their persuasive speeches and led class discussions/debates on their topic. Homework: Persuasive Speech Presentations will continue TUESDAY.

 

Friday, October 11th: PD DAY (NO SCHOOL!!)

 

 

WEEK 7

 

Monday, October 14th: THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY (NO SCHOOL!!)

 

Tuesday, October 15th: Over half the class was absent today celebrating EID; we watched another Michael Moore documentary and discussed. Homework: Persuasive Speech Presentations will continue TOMORROW.

 

Wednesday, October 16th: Students presented their persuasive speeches and led class discussions/debates on their topic; we then watched more of the Michael Moore documentary and discussed. Homework: The last of the Persuasive Speech Presentations will take place TOMORROW.

 

Thursday, October 17th : Students presented their persuasive speeches and led class discussions/debates on their topic; we then discussed the overall quality of the presentations and reviewed due dates for their Summative. Homework: Choose and go out and get the book for your summative!

 

Friday, October 18th: We went over some intro notes for "Macbeth" (Intro notes - student.doc); we read Act 1, Scenes 1-2 of "Macbeth"; students then had the rest of the class to work on questions for those scenes (Macbeth Questions - Act 1 Sc 1-3.doc). Homework: Finish Macbeth questions - Act 1, Sc. 1-2; choose and go out and get the book for your summative!

 

 

WEEK 8

 

Monday, October 21st: We went over Macbeth questions for Act 1, Scenes 1-2; we read Act 1, Scenes 3-5 of "Macbeth" together as a class; students then had the rest of the class to work on questions for those scenes (Macbeth Questions - Act 1 Sc 4-7.doc). Homework: Finish Macbeth questions - Act 1, Sc. 3-5; choose and go out and get the book for your summative!

 

Tuesday, October 22nd: We talked about some common errors made on the Persuasive Speech Assignments and reviewed plagiarism and the consequences and seriousness of plagiarism; students received their evaluated Persuasive Speech Assignments and went over it. We went over the Macbeth questions for Act 1, Scenes 3-5; we then read "Macbeth" Act 1, Scenes 6-7 together as a class. Homework: Finish Macbeth questions - Act 1, Sc. 6-7; choose and go out and get the book for your summative!

 

Wednesday, October 23rd: We went over Macbeth questions for Act 1, Scenes 6-7; we read Act 2, Scenes 1-3 of "Macbeth" together as a class; students then had the rest of the class to work on questions for those scenes (Macbeth Questions - Act 2 Sc 1-4.doc). Homework: Finish Macbeth questions - Act 2, Sc. 1-3; read your summative novel. 

 

Thursday, October 24th: We went over Macbeth questions for Act 2, Scenes 1-3; we went over and discussed film study/analysis information/components; we then read Act 2, Scene 4 of "Macbeth" together as a class. Homework: Complete Macbeth questions - Act 2, Sc. 4; read your summative novel; take a look at some film and book reviews. 

 

Friday, October 25th: We went over Macbeth questions for Act 2, Scene 4; we went over the instructions for the Macbeth Comparative Film Review Assignment (film review assignment.doc, film review assignment - rubric.doc); we read Act 3, Scenes 1-4 of "Macbeth" together as a class; students then had the rest of the class to work on questions for those scenes (Macbeth Questions - Act 3 Sc 1-6.doc). Homework: Finish Macbeth questions - Act 3, Sc. 1-4 for TUESDAY; read your summative novel. 

 

 

WEEK 9

 

Monday, October 28th: Miss Ryan was away today; students watched a film version of Macbeth and took jot notes for their Comparative Film Review Assignment. Homework: Finish Macbeth questions - Act 3, Sc. 1-4 for TOMORROW; read your summative novel. 

 

Tuesday, October 29th: Miss Ryan was away today; students read Macbeth, Act 3, Scenes 5-6 and worked on questions for these scenes. Homework: Finish Macbeth questions - Act 3, Sc. 1-6 for TOMORROW; read your summative novel. 

 

Wednesday, October 30th: We went to the library to hear an author present on his experiences as an author. Homework: Finish Macbeth questions - Act 3, Sc. 1-6 for TOMORROW; read your summative novel. ** Parent Teacher Interviews tonight!

 

Thursday, October 31st: We read/discussed Macbeth, Act 4, Scenes 1-2 together as a class; students then had the rest of the class to work on the questions for these scenes (Macbeth Questions - Act 4 Sc 1-3.doc). Homework: Finish Macbeth questions - Act 4, Sc. 1-2 for TOMORROW; read your summative novel.

 

Friday, November 1st:  We went over the questions for the Act 3, Scenes 5-6 and Act 4, Scenes 1-2; we read/discussed Macbeth, Act 4, Scenes 3 together as a class; students then had the rest of the class to work on the questions for this scene and/or to read their summative novel. Homework: Finish Macbeth questions - Act 4, Sc. 3 for Monday; read your summative novel; re-submissions of Persuasive Speech MUST be in on Monday.

 

 

WEEK 10

 

Monday, November 4th:We went over the questions for the Act 4, Scene 3; we finished/discussed Macbeth, Act 5, Scenes 1-9 together as a class (Macbeth Questions - Act 5 Sc 1-9.doc). Homework: Finish Macbeth questions - Act 5 (all scenes) for Wednesday; read your summative novel; Macbeth test on THURSDAY.

 

Tuesday, November 5th: We went over the concept of a tragic hero (Tragic Figure - handout - teacher.DOC) and discussed this concept in relation to Macbeth and modern day tragic figures; students had some time to work on the questions for Macbeth, Act 5, Scenes 1-9; we then watched more of the 1970's film version of Macbeth. Homework: Finish Macbeth questions - Act 5 (all scenes) for tomorrow; read your summative novel; Macbeth test on THURSDAY.

 

Wednesday, November 6th: We went over the Macbeth questions for Act 5; we discussed the overall play, motifs, themes, and reviewed for tomorrow's test; we then watched more of the 1970's film version of Macbeth. Homework: Read your summative novel; Macbeth test TOMORROW.

 

Thursday, November 7th: Students completed the Macbeth test; they then had the rest of the class to read their summative novel. Homework: Read your summative novel.

 

Friday, November 8th:  We finished watching the 1970's film version of "Macbeth" and we began watching the modern version ("Scotland PA); they took jot notes on both films for their Comparative Film Review Assignment. Homework: Read your summative novel.

 

 

WEEK 11

 

Monday, November 11th: We watched more of the movie "Scotland PA" and students took jot notes for their Comparative Film Review Assignment; we then attended the Remembrance Day assembly. Homework: Read your summative novel.

 

Tuesday, November 12th: We finished the movie "Scotland PA" and students took jot notes for their Comparative Film Review Assignment. Homework: Read your summative novel.

 

Wednesday, November 13th: We discussed the strengths and weaknesses of the films together as a class; we reviewed the format for the Comparative Film Review Assignment; students then began organizing their notes for the essay. Reminder: Students may NOT work on the Comparative Film Review at home - it is an IN-CLASS ONLY assignment. Homework: Read your summative novel.

 

Thursday, November 14th:  Students worked on their Comparative Film Review Assignment (**Reminder: Students may NOT work on the Comparative Film Review at home - it is an IN-CLASS ONLY assignment). Homework: Read your summative novel.

 

Friday, November 15th: PD DAY (NO SCHOOL!!)

 

 

WEEK 12

 

Monday, November 18th:Students worked on their Comparative Film Review Assignment (**Reminder: Students may NOT work on the Comparative Film Review at home - it is an IN-CLASS ONLY assignment). Homework: Read your summative novel.

 

Tuesday, November 19th:  Miss Ryan was away today; students continued working on their Comparative Film Review Assignment (**Reminder: Students may NOT work on the Comparative Film Review at home - it is an IN-CLASS ONLY assignment). Homework: Read your summative novel.

 

Wednesday, November 20th: Students finished their Comparative Film Review Assignment - any students not finished by the end of class will have to come at lunch on Friday or Monday to finish it; students who finished the assignment early began reading Kite Runner and/or worked on their summative (**Reminder: Students may NOT work on the Comparative Film Review at home - it is an IN-CLASS ONLY assignment). Homework: Work on your summative; read chapter 1 of Kite Runner.

 

Thursday, November 21st: We talked about the summative (process, format, key components, pointers, rubric, etc.) (ENG3U SUMMATIVE - Outline.doc, Movie book comparison - look-fors.doc). We then went over some introductory notes for Kite Runner (Amnesty - Kite Runner Notes.pdf). Homework: Work on your summative.

 

Friday, November 22nd: We reviewed yesterday's class; students were then given the Literature Circle Assignment (Literature Circle Assignment - P2 handout.doc); they chose their groups and roles, and they were assigned dates and chapters for their presentations. They then got into groups and began reviewing/analyzing one of the strands of the ENG3U curriculum (to be presented on Monday) (curriculum activity.doc). Homework: Work on your summative; read KR chapters 1-2; review & take notes on your strand of the curriculum; Literature Circle #1 will be on TUESDAY (Sadiq, Ahmed, Dadafo, Anuj, Fawzi).

 

 

WEEK 13

 

Monday, November 25th: Miss Ryan was away for PD today; students continued the curriculum activity and presented to the class. Homework: Work on your summative; read KR chapter 3; Literature Circle #1 on chapters 1-3 will be TOMORROW (Sadiq, Ahmed, Dadafo, Anuj, Fawzi); Literature Circle #2 on chapters 4-5 will be on WEDNESDAY (Hajar, Aisha, Nima, Barry, Besher

 

Tuesday, November 26th:KR Literature Circle #1 presented today on Chapters 1-3 (Ahmed, Sadiq, Anuj, Dadafo, Fawzi); we then had some more discussion on the novel and students had the rest of the class to read KR chapters 4-5. Homework: Work on your summative; read KR chapters 4-5; Literature Circle #2 on chapters 4-5 will be TOMORROW (Hajar, Aisha, Nima, Barry, Besher); Literature Circle #3 on chapters 6-7 will be on THURSDAY (Nura, Kaban, Alyaa, Sara, Ben).

 

Wednesday, November 27th:KR Literature Circle #2 presented today on Chapters 4-5 (Hajar, Aisha, Nima, Besher); we then had some more discussion on the novel and students had the rest of the class to read KR chapters 6-7. Homework: Work on your summative; read KR chapters 6-7; Literature Circle #3 on chapters 6-7 will be TOMORROW (Nura, Kaban, Alyaa, Sara, Ben); Literature Circle #4 on chapters 8-9 will be on FRIDAY (Suhaib, Ahmmadshah, Ali, Mohamed, Omer).

 

Thursday, November 28th:KR Literature Circle #3 presented on Chapters 6-7 (Nura, Kaban, Alyaa, Sara); we then had some more discussion on the novel and students had the rest of the class to read KR chapters 8-9. Homework: Work on your summative; read KR chapters 8-9; Literature Circle #4 on chapters 8-9 will be TOMORROW (Suhaib, Ahmmadshah, Ali, Mohamed, Omer); Literature Circle #5 on chapters 10-11 will be on MONDAY (Kevin, Bram, William, James, Mike).

 

Friday, November 29th:KR Literature Circle #4 presented today on Chapters 8-9 (Suhaib, Ahmmadshah, Ali, Mohamed, Omer); we then had some more discussion on the novel and students had the rest of the class to read KR chapters 10-11. Homework: Work on your summative; read KR chapters 10-11; Literature Circle #5 on chapters 10-11 will be on MONDAY (Kevin, Bram, William, James, Mike); Literature Circle #6 on chapters 12-13 will be on TUESDAY (Mariam, Farhiya, Rachelle, Rayan, Aseel).

 

 

WEEK 14

 

Monday, December 2nd: Miss Ryan was away sick today; students had a work period to read Kite Runner and/or work on their summative. Homework: Work on your summative; Literature Circle #5 on chapters 10-11 will be TOMORROW (Kevin, Bram, William, James, Mike); Literature Circle #6 on chapters 12-13 will be on WEDNESDAY (Mariam, Farhiya, Rachelle, Rayan, Aseel).

 

Tuesday, December 3rd: Literature Circle #5 presented on chapters 10-11 (Kevin, Bram, William, James, Mike); we then had some more discussion on the novel and students had the rest of the class to read KR chapters 12-13. Homework: Work on your summative; read KR chapters 12-13; Literature Circle #6 on chapters 12-13 will be TOMORROW (Mariam, Farhiya, Rachelle, Rayan, Aseel).

 

Wednesday, December 4th: Miss Ryan was away sick today; students had a work period to read Kite Runner and/or work on their summative. Homework: Work on your summative; read KR chapters 12-13; Literature Circle #6 on chapters 12-13 will be TOMORROW (Mariam, Farhiya, Rachelle, Rayan, Aseel).

 

Thursday, December 5th: Miss Ryan was away sick today; students had half of the class to read Kite Runner and/or work on their summative; they then watched the first 30 minutes of the film version of The Kite Runner. Homework: Work on your summative; read KR chapters 12-13; Literature Circle #6 on chapters 12-13 will be TOMORROW (Mariam, Farhiya, Rachelle, Rayan, Aseel).

 

Friday, December 6th: Literature Circle #6 presented on chapters 12-13 (Mariam, Farhiya, Rachelle, Rayan, Aseel); we then had some additional discussion on the novel and watched more of the film version of The Kite Runner. Homework: Work on your summative; read KR chapters 14-15; Literature Circle #7 on chapters 14-15 will be on MONDAY (Sadiq, Ahmed, Dadafo, Anuj, Fawzi); Literature Circle #8 on chapters 16-17 will be on TUESDAY (Hajar, Aisha, Nima, Barry, Besher).

 

 

WEEK 15

 

Monday, December 9th: KR Literature Circle #7 presented today on Chapters 14-15 (Sadiq, Ahmed, Dadafo, Anuj); we then had some additional discussion on the novel and watched more of the film version of The Kite Runner. Homework: Work on your summative; read KR chapters 16-17; Literature Circle #8 on chapters 16-17 will be TOMORROW (Hajar, Aisha, Nima, Barry, Besher); KR Literature Circle #9 on Chapters 18-19 will be on WEDNESDAY (Nura, Kaban, Alyaa, Sara, Ben).

 

Tuesday, December 10th: KR Literature Circle #8 presented today on Chapters 16-17 (Hajar, Aisha, Nima, Besher)we then had some additional discussion on the novel and watched more of the film version of The Kite Runner. Homework: Work on your summative; read KR chapters 18-19; KR Literature Circle #9 on Chapters 18-19 will be TOMORROW (Nura, Kaban, Alyaa, Sara, Ben); KR Literature Circle #10 on Chapters 20-21 will be on THURSDAY (Suhaib, Ahmmadshah, Ali, Mohamed, Omer).

 

Wednesday, December 11th: KR Literature Circle #9 presented today on Chapters 18-19 (Nura, Kaban, Alyaa, Sara); we then had some additional discussion on the novel and watched more of the film version of The Kite Runner. Homework: Work on your summative (outline due Tues. Dec. 17th); read KR chapters 20-21; KR Literature Circle #10 on Chapters 20-21 will be TOMORROW (Suhaib, Ahmmadshah, Ali, Mohamed, Omer); KR Literature Circle #11 on Chapters 22-23 will be on FRIDAY (Kevin, Bram, William, James, Mike).

 

Thursday, December 12th: KR Literature Circle #10 presented today on Chapters 20-21 (Suhaib, Ahmmadshah, Ali, Mohamed, Omer); we had some additional discussion on the novel; we then went over the OPTIONAL MI Assignment (MI Major Eval.doc, MI Major Eval - rubric.doc). Homework: Work on your summative (outline due Tues. Dec. 17th); read KR chapters 22-23; KR Literature Circle #11 on Chapters 22-23 will be TOMORROW (Kevin, Bram, William, James, Mike); KR Literature Circle #12 on Chapters 24-25 will be on MONDAY (Mariam, Farhiya, Rachelle, Rayan, Aseel); KR Test on WEDNESDAY.

 

Friday, December 13th: KR Literature Circle #11 presented today on Chapters 22-23 (Kevin, Bram, William, James, Mike); we had some additional discussion on the novel; students then had the rest of the class to read Chapters 24-25. Homework: Work on your summative (outline due Tues. Dec. 17th); read KR chapters 24-25; KR Literature Circle #12 on Chapters 24-25 will be on MONDAY (Mariam, Farhiya, Rachelle, Rayan, Aseel); KR Test on WEDNESDAY.

 

 

WEEK 16

 

Monday, December 16th: KR Literature Circle #12 presented today on Chapters 24-25 (Mariam, Farhiya, Rachelle, Rayan); we had some additional discussion on the novel. Homework: Work on your summative (outline due TOMORROW); KR Test on WEDNESDAY.

 

Tuesday, December 17th: Miss Ryan was away today; students finished watching "The Kite Runner"; they had the remainder of the class to work on their summative, MI Assignment, and/or review for tomorrow's KR Test. Homework: Work on your summative (rough draft due Monday, Jan. 6th; good copy due Wednesday, Jan. 8th); KR Test TOMORROW.

 

Wednesday, December 18th: Students completed the KR TEST. Homework: Work on your summative (rough draft due Monday, Jan. 6th; good copy due Wednesday, Jan. 8th).

 

Thursday, December 19th: Today was a shortened class (due to holiday assembly); we watched a movie. Homework: Work on your summative!! (rough draft due Monday, Jan. 6th; good copy due Wednesday, Jan. 8th).

 

Friday, December 20th: NO SCHOOL!!

 

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!! (December 23rd - January 3rd) 

 

 

WEEK 17

 

Monday, January 6th: We went over the five paragraph formal literary essay format (KR Essay assignment- rules.doc) , discussed additional tips/pointers (KR Essay -Categories.doc), and students began brainstorming for their In-Class Literary Essay Assignment. Homework: Bring Summative Rough Draft tomorrow for peer editing; Summative good copy is due WEDNESDAY.

 

Tuesday, January 7th: We reviewed the five paragraph formal literary essay format/pointers and assignment; students then had the rest of the class to peer edit their Summative rough drafts and/or begin their In-Class Literary Essay Assignment. Homework: Summative good copy is due TOMORROW (with rhetorical devices labeled, methods of development listed, MLA format, rough draft, and outline).

 

Wednesday, January 8th: Students continued working on their In-Class Literary Essay Assignment. Homework: Summative Presentations will begin on MONDAY - EVERYONE must be ready to present! Optional MI Assignment is due on Monday, Jan. 20th (assignment proposal is due anytime before then).

 

Thursday, January 9th:  Students continued working on their In-Class Literary Essay Assignment; any student who is behind on this assignment may come tomorrow and/or Monday at lunch to work on it. Homework: Summative Presentations will begin on MONDAY - EVERYONE must be ready to present! Optional MI Assignment is due on Monday, Jan. 20th (assignment proposal is due anytime before then).

 

Friday, January 10th: Students finished their In-Class Literary Essay Assignment; any student who did not complete it may come today and/or Monday at lunch to work on it; we picked the order for the Summative Presentations next week. Homework: Summative Presentations will begin on MONDAY - EVERYONE must be ready to present! Optional MI Assignment is due on Monday, Jan. 20th (assignment proposal is due anytime before then). 

 

 

WEEK 18

 

Monday, January 13th: Miss Ryan was away today; students worked on a practice sight passage (in preparation for their exam next week ELP - Soccer Editorial.doc) and worked on memorizing their Summative. Homework: Summative Presentations will continue tomorrow - EVERYONE must be ready to present! Optional MI Assignment is due on Monday, Jan. 20th (assignment proposal is due anytime before then).

 

Tuesday, January 14th: Students completed their Summative Presentations today (Hajar, Alyaa, Ahmed, Bram). Homework: Summative Presentations will continue tomorrow - EVERYONE must be ready to present! Optional MI Assignment is due on Monday, Jan. 20th (assignment proposal is due anytime before then).

 

Wednesday, January 15th: Students completed their Summative Presentations (Nima, Aseel, Sara, William, Dadafo). Homework: Summative Presentations will continue tomorrow - EVERYONE must be ready to present! Optional MI Assignment is due on Monday, Jan. 20th (assignment proposal is due anytime before then); start reviewing for the EXAM (SIGHT PASSAGE - Wednesday, January 22nd IN-CLASS; ESSAY - Tuesday, January 28th). 

 

Thursday, January 16th: Students completed their Summative Presentations (Besher, Sadiq, James, Rayan, Mohamed). Homework: Summative Presentations will continue tomorrow - EVERYONE must be ready to present! Optional MI Assignment is due on Monday, Jan. 20th (assignment proposal is due anytime before then); start reviewing for the EXAM (SIGHT PASSAGE - Wednesday, January 22nd IN-CLASS; ESSAY - Tuesday, January 28th). 

 

Friday, January 17th: Students completed their Summative Presentations (Farhiya, Rachelle, Nura, Kaban, Mariam).

 Homework: Summative Presentations will continue MONDAY - EVERYONE must be ready to present! Optional MI Assignment is due on MONDAY (Jan. 20th); start reviewing for the EXAM; SIGHT PASSAGE EXAM - Wednesday, January 22nd IN-CLASS (3U EXAM - REVIEW - P2 SIGHT PASSAGE.doc); ESSAY EXAM - Tuesday, January 28th(3U EXAM - REVIEW - P2 ESSAY.doc). 

 

 

WEEK 19

 

Monday, January 20th:Students completed their Summative Presentations (Omer, Suhaib, Aisha, Fawzi, Kevin) and we went over the Sight Passage Exam review. Homework: ALL left-over Summative Presentations will be completed TOMORROW; review for the EXAM; SIGHT PASSAGE EXAM - Wednesday, January 22nd IN-CLASS; ESSAY EXAM - Tuesday, January 28th; complete the practice Sight Passage exam for homework (Practice sight passage - cloning.doc). 

 

Tuesday, January 21st: We finished the Summative Presentations (Ahmmadshah, Sadaka) and worked on some exam review. Homework: Review for the EXAM; SIGHT PASSAGE EXAM - TOMORROW (January 22nd IN-CLASS); ESSAY EXAM - Tuesday, January 28th.

 

Wednesday, January 22nd: Students completed the in-class Sight Passage part of their Exam. Homework: Review essay format and the class texts for the EXAM; ESSAY EXAM - Tuesday, January 28th.

 

Thursday, January 23rd: We discussed common mistakes made on the in-class literary essays; we talked about possible essay prompt topics, the process for writing the essay, and format/rules. Students then worked in groups, looking at a variety of essay prompts used in the past to prepare for their Essay Exam. Homework: Review essay format and the class texts for the EXAM; ESSAY EXAM - Tuesday, January 28th @ 9:00am - 12:00pm.

 

Friday, January 24th: Question/Study Period

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 28th: ENG3U EXAM - ESSAY (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)

 

Grade 11 English - ENG 3U

Important dates and notices:

   Exam is June 18th in room 150 at 11:20 am.
          Bring a baggie with dark blue or black pens, some sharpened pencils and an eraser.  
   The review is below

Please bring in a book to read in class every Thursday.  You are also allowed a magazine like Macleans, Rolling Stone or National Geographic.  

Book Club dates:                                                                 Night dates:

in-class discussion and readings due                       essay and RST due   - June  1st - rough draft
      April 20, 29,  May 5, 15, 20                                                                                 June 5th on Turn It In 
Seminar prep     May 25, 27, June 2                                                                          June 8th hard copy with all 
Literary graffitiassignment due - May 29                                                        rough work 
In - class test -  May 29                                                         
Presentations - June 3 - 12                                                     
                                                                                                                                 



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