Monthly Archives: February 2017

February 27, 2017

Good Morning Grade 9s, Today we began class by going over the theme statements we wrote in a group last day. We edited them as a class. Following this, we wrote on empathy journal discussing how we would feel to … Continue reading

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February 22, 2017

Hello Grade 9s, Today we took the class to address bullying and bullying awareness. We began by watching:¬†https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=infHSV9e0Gg Following this, we had group discussions on the different prompts that were passed around the classroom. We then read some statistics on … Continue reading

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February 20, 2017

Good afternoon Grade 9s, Today we began with two connotation activities. The first we looked into the denotation and connotation of 3 sets of words. We then played with connotation by rewriting a paragraph with synonyms for commonly used words. … Continue reading

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February 16, 2017

Hello Grade 9s, Today in class we received our thesis statements back. We entered them into our portfolios and then had a class discussion about some of the issues. We then worked in our groups on editing some student examples … Continue reading

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February 14, 2017

Good Morning Grade 9s, Today in class we read two poems; the first, “Unknown Girl,” by Moniza Alvi and then, “(Dis)Closure,” by Dale Lee Kwong. Once we had worked through the questions on the poems, we wrote a thesis statement … Continue reading

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February 7, 2017

Good afternoon Grade 9s, Today we began our new unit by analyzing different photos from the 1930s, 40s and 50s. We looked into how the person or people in the photo might be feeling and what people in our community … Continue reading

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