Monthly Archives: March 2017

March 29, 2017

Hello Grade 9s, Today we began class by reading a poem entitled,”Young Offenders Facility, Yellowknife, NWT,” by Anonymous. In your groups you worked on some explication of the poem. We followed this up, by going over the questions as a … Continue reading

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March 27, 2017

Welcome back Grade 9s! I hope you had a fantastic Spring Break! Today we began by reading two poems,” Remember,” by Jacqueline Oker and, “I Lost my Talk,” by Rita Joe. Both poems discussed the hardships that children endured and … Continue reading

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March 3, 2017

Hello Grade 9s, Today we talked about how colonizers felt about colonization versus how First Peoples felt about it on a large sheet of paper. We then had a class discussion about it. Following this, we read the poem, “History … Continue reading

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March 1, 2017

Good morning Grade 9s, Today we read the poem, “How Feel I Do,” by Jim Wong-Chu and did a tow chart as a group. Once we finished our analysis, we wrote a compare and contrast thesis statement on the this … Continue reading

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