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Upcoming assessments or evaluations:
ENG2D: Read Chapter 1 of Lord of the Flies over the weekend.
WE are about to embark on journey into the future, back to the past, and then to the west... The purpose of this unit is to read and think about the ways in which writers bring meaning to their stories, craft plot, hone imagery, characters, and setting... how they create suspense, irony, humour, and KEEP US READING>>>>Get ready to enter the world of fiction. . .
Fri. Sept. 20
Worked in groups using chart paper on daydream sequence and Mitty's character
HW: Read Chapter 1 of Lord of the Flies and do the questions in the NOVEL section of binder:
Thurs. Sept. 19
Presented ideas from #5 and #6
Read "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
Began identifying narrative arc from daydream sequence
Wed. Sept. 18
Discussed "The Possibilty of Evil" and worked in groups on questions 5 and 6
Tuesday,Sept. 17
Went to lab to work on News Report for "Borders."
Read "The Possibility of Evil" and did first two questions:
Monday,Sept. 16
Went to the lab.
Worked on News Report for "Borders"
Reviewed last part of PowerPoint (below)
Reviewed Subject/Predicate
Fri. Sept. 13
Watched PPT for writing a News Report.
Handed out News Report Assignment with Checklist
Read Thomas King article:
Thurs. Sept. 12
Viewed rubric:
Looked at TRANSITION WORDS:
Read "Borders" p. 79 in Sightlines text.
Took note about the Blackfoot Nation and did questions regarding flashbacks and conflict.

Wed. Sept. 11
Quiz and work period for "Wine on the Desert" Paragraph
Tues. Sept. 10



Mon. Sept. 9
In-class reading assessment
Handed out this week's writing assignment:

For HOMEWORK: Read "Wine on the Desert"
Do questions 1, 2, 3
FRI. Sept. 6
Elements of Narrative: (yellow sheet)
SO SORRY. THIS FILE WILL NOT LOAD FOR SOME REASON.
THUR. Sept. 5
Genre, Patterns in Imagery + Contrast: Natural vs. Mechanistic/Materialistic (green sheet)
Homework: Finish chart below (long green sheet). Answer last questions on the back

WED. Sept. 4
"There Will Come Soft Rains" Sara Teasdale and Ray Bradbury + Review of Terms

TUE. Sept. 3
Introduction to each other and to Course Requirements