• June 15 - Poetry

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 6/15/2020

    Poetry - We will finished the semester off by reading and examining some poetry.

    First, please go through this handout, and fill in the answers.

    Then read the poem on this page and answer the questions.

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  • Handing in Text Books

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 6/3/2020

    Textbooks - Next week you will be handing in your math text.  When you do this please put a sticky note on the cover that says the following:

    Your Name

    Teacher's Name

    MPM1D

    Reminder, I have put a pdf copy of the math text on this page for you to use.

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  • June 3 - Handing in Textbooks

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 6/3/2020

    Textbooks - Next week you will be able to hand in your copy of Julius Caesar.  When you do this, please put a sticky note on the cover that says the following:

    Your Name

    Your teacher

    ENG2D

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  • June 3 - Final Assignment

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 6/3/2020

    Good morning.  So the last day we are allowed to put report card marks in has been moved up.  So, I want to get this assignment out to you now to give you time to get it finished.

    The due date for this is June 12th, but I will take it before then if you are finished early

    Just to be clear, English class is over once you hand this in.  We will still be learning skills for next year, they just won't be assessed.

    Final Assignment

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  • June 1st- Novel Study

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 6/1/2020

    1.  Please read and answer the chapter questions for chapters 10-12.  Chapter Questions

    2. Christ like firgues in literature.  Please fill in the chart hand in it with your paragraph response.

    Handout

    Both tasks should be finished for next Monday, June 8th.

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  • May 25th - Novel Study

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 5/25/2020

    1. Please read chapters7-9 and answer the chapter questions for next Monday, May  June 1.  Chapter Questions

    2. Please read this article The Madness of Humanity Part 3: Tribalism.  After you have read the article you will write a paragraph connecting the article to chapter 8 in LOTF.  Please open the hand out for further instructions.  Handout

    The paragraph is also due next Monday.

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  • May 19th - Novel Study

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 5/19/2020

    1.  Chapter 4-6 Questions - Please read chapters 4-6 by Friday and have the questions finished for the 25th. Chapt 4-6 Questions

    2. Watch this video on Allegories - video link  and then fill in this chart.

    3. Once you have finished reading the chapters think about what some of the big ideas are that are floating around the novel such as Order vs Chaos, Leadership Syles, Fear, and Civilazation vs Savagery.

    Use this sheet to fill in examples from the novel.  Big Ideas

    All work should be finished for next Monday.

     

     

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  • May 11 - Lord of the Flies!

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 5/11/2020

    May 11 - Novel Study - Lord of the Flies

    1.  Read the following biography of the novel's author and answer the questions at the end.  The reading will give you an idea of where the author was coming from when he wrote the novel.

    Biography Reading

    2.  Thinking Questions

    3. Chapter 1-3 Questions.   

    4.  Please read chapter 1-3 by the end of the week and have the chapter questions submitted by Monday.

    PDF Version of the Novel

    Audio Version of Novel

     

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  • May 6 - Reading Response & Grammar

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 5/6/2020

    May 6th - Reading Response $ Grammar

    1.  Please read the attached pdf abd answer the 5 questions on the last page. What I've Learned from Writing

    2.  Complete the grammar page.

    3.  We will be starting a novel next week.  

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  • April 27 - Comparative Essay

    Posted by Trent Abbott on 4/27/2020

    April 27- Comparative Essay

    This week you are going to write a comparative essay.  You should aim to have the essay complete for next Tuesday, May 5th.

    Here is an example of a comparative essay a grade 10 student wrote a number of years ago.  Please read it over.  Comparison Essay Example

    You have a choice of four topics to choose from.  Please pick one of the topics from this sheet.  Essay choices.

    Comparison Essay Planning Sheet  You will notice that this planner only has room for the body paragraphs, your essay must have an intro and concluding paragraph also.  Please use what you learned last week about writing intro and concluding paragraphs when planning them for this essay.

     

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