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April 26, 2017

Good afternoon Grade 9s, Today we began class by discussing arranged vs romantic marriages. We discussed some advantages and some disadvantages of each. Following this, we wrote an argumentative paragraph in which we decided whether or not we agreed or … Continue reading

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April 24, 2017

Hello Grade 9s, I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Today we began class by going over some terminology that will be useful for your knowledge before we start reading the play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Following this, we looked into … Continue reading

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April 20, 2017

Good afternoon Grade 9s, Today we began our Shakespeare unit by answering some true or false questions about Shakespeare and the Elizabethan era. We then watched a few informative videos of the Middle Ages and Shakespearean theater. Following this, we … Continue reading

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Tuesday April 18, 2017

Welcome back from Easter Celebrations! I hope you all had a wonderful Easter weekend with your family. Today we began class by finishing off the film, The Blind Side.  Following this, we wrote our analytical paragraph. Lastly, we completed the questions … Continue reading

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Monday April 10/12, 2017

Hello there Grade 9s, Today we watched the film, The Blind Side, to end our short story unit. When we finish it, we will be writing an analytical paragraph on it. Enjoy the viewing, Miss Coleman

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April 6, 2017

Good afternoon Grade 9s, Today you had a sub. You received a reading booklet from, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian, by Sherman Alexie. Six quotes were selected from the reading and you had to make connections to another … Continue reading

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April 4, 2017

Hello Grade 9s, Today we did our ID show and share and gave feedback to our groupmates on our public speaking and explication of what we brought. Following this, we read another excerpt from the novel, The Absolutely True Diary of … Continue reading

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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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