Thursday, Feb. 22nd

We finished reading and discussing “The Portable Phonograph” (126), and the notes you took on this story were collected at the end of class.

We then did some vocabulary review and a survey on your opinions on SCIENCE FICTION,using plickers.

At the end of class, we started reading Isaac Asimov’s “All The Troubles of the World” (222).  We shall carry on with this story next class.

Term Two ends on Feb. 26th.  All LATE WORK must be in by then or it won’t be marked.

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Tuesday, Feb. 20th

If you have not handed in your SATIRE yet, you must do so by Thursday.  The cut-off for Term 2 Assignments is Feb. 26th.  Anything handed in after that day will not be accepted.

We started our SHORT STORIES unit today with “The Portable Phonograph” (126).  We imagined hypothetical scenarios that related to the story and wrote about these. The notes were handed in at the end of class.  Attendance is mandatory.

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Thursday, Feb. 15th

Because you used your time well on Tuesday, you had today’s class to finish your satire.  This was handed in at the end of class.

We will be starting our SHORT STORIES unit next class.

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Tuesday, Feb. 13th

The worksheet on chapter ten of Animal Farm was due today.

Since you used your class time well, you may finish your SATIRE in class on Thursday, Feb. 15th.

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Thursday, Feb. 8th

Pia and Sophia presented on chapter 10 today.

We went over the PARODY ASSIGNMENT you will be doing on Feb. 13th in greater detail today.  Each one of you needs to find a CURRENT EVENT, and research it thoroughly. Come up with 10 flaws that you will satirize in your parody. Be prepared to write / create the whole parody in class on Tuesday.

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Tuesday, Feb. 6th

Tyler and Kayla presented on chapter 9 today.

Please finish the worksheet on chapter 9 and read chapter 10.  Next class, Pia and Sophia will be presenting.

We briefly went over the PARODY ASSIGNMENT you will be doing on Feb. 13th.  Each one of you needs to find a CURRENT EVENT, and research it thoroughly. Come up with 10 flaws that you will satirize in your parody.  I will be asking about this next class, so watch the news, read the news, listen to podcasts…

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Friday, Feb. 2nd

Alex and Ali presented on chapter 8 today.

Please finish the worksheet on chapter 8 and read chapter 9.  Next class, Tyler and Kayla will be presenting.

We briefly went over the PARODY ASSIGNMENT you will be doing on Feb. 13th.  Each one of you needs to find a CURRENT EVENT, and research it thoroughly. Come up with 10 flaws that you will satirize in your parody.  I will be asking about this next class, so watch the news, read the news, listen to podcasts…

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Wednesday, Jan. 31st

Justin and Steven presented on chapter seven today.

Please finish the worksheet on chapter 8 and read chapter 9.  Next class, Alex and Ali will present.

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Monday, Jan. 29th

We went over the worksheet on chapter five, and then Josie and Michi presented on chapter six.

Please finish the worksheet on chapter six, and read chapter seven for next class when Justin and Steven will be presenting.

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Thursday, Jan. 25th

We did a READING QUIZ on chapter five on Animal Farm, and I collected your biased news article on “The Battle of the Cowshed.”

Minchan and Dylon presented on chapter five, and you all received the worksheet on this chapter.  This is due at the beginning of Monday’s class.

Please read chapter 6 for next class when Michi and Josie will present.

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