Archive for October, 2011
Please try to write a long sentence using personification, similes, alliteration, metaphor and onomatopoeia. You can either continue with the haunted house or make up your own description. Bernardo: Please do the scanned document haunted house -only do questions 1 and 2. Email me if you have any questions.
Choose one of these questions to respond to after you have watched the movie Skellig. 1. Compare the opening of the movie and the opening of the novel. 2. Discuss how music was used in the film. 3. How were the characters different in the film compared to how you imagined them when reading the book? [...]
As discussed in class, summarise what you think are the most important events in Twelfth Night into the style of Twitter, see the sample below for another famous Shakepeare play: Twitterature Plus: review all your notes and make sure your know the correct order of the play read and study “Digging” by Seamus Heaney - check [...]
Answer these questions: 1) Compare the opening of the movie and the opening of the play – give reasons for the changes made. 2) What is gained by making Shakespeare’s plays into movies? What is lost? Are too many lines cut from the play? 3) Do certain characters seem less “admirable” than you expected? 4)Which [...]
Please write your essay – the due date is now tomorrow! Once you have finished your draft (3 body paragraphs, one introduction and one conclusion), use the check list (see revising and editing document below) to help you check your work. check list: revising and editing INFORMATION ON ESSAY WRITING Please use this framework to [...]
Dear Grade 8B & 8C By now you should be well on your way with writing your first draft of your Skellig essay. Once you’ve finished the draft, print it out and carefully revise and edit your work. Use this revising and editing document to help you check your work -TIP: print out this document and [...]
Please answer the unit question – see your notebook and go over the notes on values/principles/morals(I’m checking to see whether you can take good notes! Email me if you have any questions.
Who is Seamus Heaney? What should we know about him before we study his poetry? Do research on this poet and select information that you think is relevant for understanding his work! Put all the information together on a word document, 1 page only. Document your resources – use a bibliography. To make your [...]
Please make sure you have answered the question on taboos (see your notebook). Add more examples of changes in Colin’s character on to the character chart – you all have your own copy! Please email me if you have any questions.
Please get your assessment task (analytical paragraphs) signed. Please see attached – complete the task. Formal and Informal Language
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- (The Purdue) Online Writing Lab
- Daily Puzzles
- Dictionary – use me!
- Easy Bib
- Find books like…
- Free eBooks (Project Gutenberg)
- Graphic Organizers
- How to cite audio files
- Interactive Quizzes on Grammar
- Rules for Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling
- Sakura Medal Books
- Six Traits of Writing
- The Writing Process
- Visu Words
- Visual Dictionary
- Wiki-how English
- Word of the day
- YIS Bibliography