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Read all about your final summative here and here. Check out this website Due date 8A: Thursday 6th June 8B: Wednesday 5th June
Don’t forget to read and study notes on argumentative writing (yellow sheets!) and descriptive writing (greem sheets). Also, click here to see sample questions, the study guide and the TSC. GOOD LUCK!
1. Use the framework in the yellow worksheet to help you plan your persuasive/argumentative essay. Choose one topic from below to write about: School uniforms should be worn at YIS Technology should be used in less in class. Use discourse markers (linking words-last page from the yellow worksheet) to help you organise your writing. Handwrite [...]
After you have printed out your work, go to the TSC doc and write the reflection and predict your grade. Then, please share and rename the doc, example: 8A Isabelle Director’s Notes. This outline is designed to help you structure your director’s notes in a clear and effective manner. Remember that the purpose of [...]
Find the answers to these 16 questions: write these in your notebook. Shakespeare’s life and times
Please learn the 20 words from the Spelling List.
On your own English blogs, please copy these questions and answer them. Remember, your work will be public so make sure you edit your work and provide good details. 1. Appearances and deception are a common theme in literature, how does Hinton demonstrate this? 2. Do narrators always tell the truth? Is Ponyboy [...]
Please work on your character collage – remember to make it as relevant as possible. Include a short paragraph that explains the choice of images for your collage. Check out this website and see what was ‘hip and happening’ in the sixites: MUSIC In 1960, Elvis returned to the music scene from the US Army, joining the [...]
Re-write a scene from the novel through the eyes of a Greaser or a Soc – click here for more details. Due date: 8A Mon 11th February 8B Tues 12th February
Learn this poem off by heart (include expression, say it with meaning!) for the next lesson: Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost (1874-1963) Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, [...]
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