Monthly Archives: November 2016

November 30, 2016

Good morning Grade 9s, Today we focused on assessment and re-writing of compare and contrast thesis statements. It is extremely beneficial for you to see what is being done right in a thesis statement and what can be improved upon. … Continue reading

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November 28, 2016

Good morning Grade 9s, Today we wrote our rants in class. We received the rubric that we will be assessed on. Then we headed to the language lab and recorded them. The final step to the process was emailing me … Continue reading

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November 23, 2016

Good morning Grade 9s, Today we began class by reading the poem, “The Possessive,” by Sharon Olds. Then we went on to do a reading check on the poem and then novel. Once we had completed that, we went over … Continue reading

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November 21, 2016

Hello Grade 9s, Today we began by talking about how incredible Christopher’s memory is. We then learned about human memory and how different brains work. We watched some videos of savants– or children with an incredible capability in one or … Continue reading

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November 17, 2016

Good morning Grade 9s, Today we began class by wandering around and playing 20 questions trying to find out who are partners. We then went on to discuss some likes and dislikes of Christopher. We read and participated in some … Continue reading

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November 15, 2016

Hello English 9 Learners, Today we began class by listening to the song, “I am a Rock,” by Simon and Garfunkle. We then applied the song to our protagonist, Christopher. We then went on to work on a think-pair-share for … Continue reading

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November 9, 2016

Hello Grade 9s, Today we began class with a reading check on ┬áthe pages we read for homework. Then we completed an emotional intelligence quiz. We had a discussion about how difficult it would be for a child that has … Continue reading

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November 7, 2016

Hello Grade 9, Today we began class by finishing the Jigsaw on Asperger’s Syndrome and then had a discussion about what life would be like if you were a child that had Asperger’s. We came to find that it would … Continue reading

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November 3, 2016

Greetings Grade 9s, In class we began our novel unit,┬áThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time,” by Mark Haddon. We began by doing a book browse and then focusing on prime numbers. We then completed a likert scale … Continue reading

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November 1, 2016

Hello Grade 9s, Today in class, we worked on the symbolism that is found in the short story, “The Masque of the Red Death,” by Edgar Allen Poe. Once we completed that, we focused on furthering our descriptive writing. We … Continue reading

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