Archive for November, 2011
Yeah – practice oral commentaries are over. I’ll share my feedback as soon as I can with you…in the meantime: please revise your notes for Twelfth Night – bring along the play to class.
You are expected to read and finish a book of your own choice at least once a month. 8B: due on Thursday 1st December due on Friday 2nd December! 8C: due on Friday 2nd December This gives you a chance to explore reading of your choice (any genre, fiction or nonfiction), and to respond to [...]
Please use the cue cards on my desk to write your … bullet points! Remember – the speech should only be 1-2 minutes You’ll have time at the beginning of Friday’s class to pratice your speech. Here’s the checklist to help you write your persuasive speech. Don’t forget to walk through a forest!! Look forward to [...]
Please continue working on your blog post – the information has been shared with you in google docs. Make sure you only spend 20 minutes on your homework tonight – we’ll see where everyone is up to in class tomorrow. https://docs.google.com/a/yis.ac.jp/document/d/1kFlR-efqkfrCXWx3WCXZ8AGjiJ9Eh6gqVkHsOtuMlkY/edit?hl=en_US Make sure you type up a rough draft first before posting the work on [...]
Please read your book for independent reading and try to find 3 examples that will help to persuade us to read your book! Here are some examples you could choose from: character description, style of writing – use of words (strong verbs, imagery, adjectives), use of narrator (who’s telling the story), storyline, setting (place and [...]
Please check your email – I’ve sent you the planning sheet for your essay. Just continue adding notes for your character. Bring along your 2 books to Thursday’s class: your Roald Dahl book and your reading book! Alex and Zerric – please get your assessed work signed and return your folder to class.
Roald Dahl: Continue with finding descriptions about your character that explain why you think Roald Dahl is an effective storyteller. In your document, also keep track where in the book you found these descriptions. Sena and Alex – please try to finish your book a.s.a.p. Hatchet: please get your work signed and bring back your folder [...]
Now for some creative response to your book: for Wednesday’s class, choose one from below and write your response in the document you already made for independent reading. Invite one character to dinner and write a note of explanation to your mother. Write a paragraph about a character beginning with the sentence: “I was (any [...]
Please read through your notes on “Personal Helicon”. Then answer the questions for “Storm on the Island”, write your answers on the worksheet. Upcoming summative – Practice Oral Commentary, put these dates on your calendar: Mon & 28th Wed 29th November.
Oral presentations will be held on your poem on Wednesday 23rd November. Looking forward to creative and entertaining interpretations… —— You will first write an analysis of your poem (see my sample on the document) – the main focus is provide an interpretation of the chosen poem. Again, see my sample. Then, you will do [...]
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