April 26/27, 2017

Good afternoon Grade 10s, We began class with a journal entry on which is better at telling a story: movie, tv show or documentary or book, short story? Following this up, we discussed various viewpoints. This led us into further analysis of Act II.ii. We also looked into various poetic devices and literary devices that […]

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April 24/25

Good Morning Grade 10s, Today we did a film analysis of Shakespeare’s famous balcony scene from three different directors. The first film we watched was by Franco Zefferelli-he does a pretty traditional remake of the play. We then watched Carlo Carlei’s adaptation, which is also traditional. Finally, we watched Baz Luhrman’s modern adaptation. We had […]

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April 20/21, 2017

Good afternoon Grade 10s, Today we began class with some of our Shakespearean skits. Following this, we read Act I.v and then read Act II.i. For homework, please be sure to have read Act II.ii and answer the questions for Part A of the handout we will be working on regarding film analysis. Have a […]

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April 18/19, 2017

Welcome back Grade 10s! I hope you had an absolutely wonderful Easter celebration with your families. Today we worked on our scripts; after 50 minutes, there was a check in and it was decided that we needed more time. We will start presentations next class. Have a wonderful evening, Miss Coleman

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April 12/13, 2017

Good afternoon Grade 10s, Today we began class with the prompt: How much control should your parents have over your love life? Should they be able to decide who you date? When you start dating? We then discussed this topic and applied it to the concept of arranged marriages. We looked into different cultures that […]

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April 4/5, 2017

Good afternoon Grade 10s, Today we began class by looking into modern adaptations of Shakespearean works. Following this, we looked into the characters and which family they belonged to. Then we read some reading tips to think about while reading Shakespeare and read the prologue. We then moved on to Act I.i and discovered that […]

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March 29/30, 2017

  Hello Grade 10s, Today we entered some marks into our portfolios. Following this, we went over some notes for PC writing and then we received our writing back from last class and edited based upon what we had learned. Next class, we will begin,┬áRomeo and Juliet. Have a wonderful day, Miss Coleman

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March 27/28, 2017

Welcome back Grade 10s. I hope you got some rest over Spring Break and had some fun. Today we began by discussing what causes teenage rebellion and why it happens. We then read a short story that deals with the subject matter. Following this, we went over an example of a thesis statement dealing with […]

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March 1/2, 2017

Good afternoon Grade 10s, Today we had our presentations of our projects. We gave feedback to everyone based upon what they had done. Following this we had a class debrief and admired all the hard work that went into our power of word projects. Thank you for all you did, my mind was blown! Sincerely, […]

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