1. Written work should have a title written or typed at the top of the page. The title should be in capital letters and should be the same size font as the rest of the assignment.
2. Your name should be written on the top right.
3. Each paragraph should be indented. There should be one extra space between paragraphs.
4. All good copies should be double spaced.
5. If there is not enough room at the end of the line to write the full word - go to the next line. Do not use hyphens.
6. If you are doing your work on a computer, paragraphs should be left justified.
7. There should be no spelling or grammar errors.
Work will be handed back and not assessed until all parts are completed, checked and done correctly.
Watch the homework calendar for due dates for the map assignment, comprehension questions, "Just Talk About It" assessment question, etc.
1. Watch the 10 minute documentary about Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia.
2. Class Discussion
3. Begin Map Assignment (map and instructions) - this is homework (page 13 - 14)
4. Read the article "A Powerful Prince" (page 7 - 8)
5. Answer comprehension questions (page 9)
6. Class discussion - "Just Talk About It"
7. Prepare one of the three "Just Talk About It" questions for assessment
If you need extra copies of the assigned pages (pages 7 - 14) because you have misplaced or forgotten yours, the pdf file below is available for download. The password is law4
We will be reading this article about hip hop star, Drake to identify what facts and opinions have been written about his refusal to allow his new album "More Life" to be considered for a Grammy award.
We listened to an interview on CBC radio about the woodland caribou. As we were listening, we tried to identify statements that were fact and those that were opinion. here is the link to the interview:
This is the version of The Monkey's Paw that we listened to this week. We will be using this story to complete a story map - working on that next.
"The Raven" - by Edgar Allan Poe
read by James Earl Jones
music - The Midnight Sonata by Ludwig van Beethoven
Links to pdfs of some of the stories we will be reading:
Today we started a short unit on scary stories. Here are some of the assignments we will be doing:
1. Creating an idea web of the characteristics of horror/scary fiction
2. Reading a short biography and watching a short video of Edgar Allen Poe - creating a character map for him.
3. Discussion about Annabel Lee, a poem by Poe
4. Reading short stories (The Landlady By Roald Dahl, The Tell Tale Heart, The Cask of Amontillado, and The Raven by E A Poe, The Monkey's Paw by WW Jacobs, and others)
5. Completing various reading comprehension answers - looking at imagery, foreshadowing, similes and metaphors and common themes