We have nearly completed our unit on childhood. The written test will focus on unit vocabulary and the use of imparfait and passe compose verb tenses. The test will have listening, reading and comprehension and writing components.
Common Literary Devices Found in Children
How to Write Children’s Books
Dialogue Punctuation Help!
Children’s Picture Book Rubric
Students are currently identifying characteristics of great children’s picture books. They are reading stories and finding the five parts to a story. In addition they are practicing using common literary devices found in children’s literature.
Students are encouraged to brainstorm potential topics.
We’ve been reading fabulous stories and playing with words and topics to get our creative juices flowing.
The module test for the Substance Use and Abuse unit will now be on Thurs. Dec. 15. Students may use their drug and it’s effects handout as a reference but will need to study other handouts. See Ms. How if you think you are missing something.
Watch the Movie: Luther
Exsurge Domini: Papal Bull exsurge-domine
12 Articles of the Swabian Peasants and Against the Robbing and Murdering Hordes against-the-robbing-and-murdering-hordes-of-peasants
Luther Notes: luther-notes
Student Version Europe 1500 student-sheet-notes-1500
Watch Reformation Overview: Ulrich Zwingli
Schleitheim Confession the-schleitheim-confession-of-fait1
Anabaptism Notes swiss-notes
Review of Human Form and proportions of Human Body
power point introduction sculpting-the-human-figure
Instruction video from Youtube: Human Figure Body Parts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdRYS1e2QiI
Human Figure Assembly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rR8kg-tvRAU
Research Project Elements of Design Grade Eleven
Research the following principles of design in class: Unity, movement, emphasis, rhythm, contrast, balance, pattern research-project
Be expected to be able to identify and describe principles of art and you will apply this knowledge when creating pieces. Assessment: reserchprojectrubric
You will demonstrate your knowledge to create a piece and explaining it.
principles-plan-rubric principles-plan-rubric pdf
The students have Uniform motion problems to practice,
Quiz on Uniform Motion problems on Dec. 7th.
Practice presentations for the class and your Grade 12 marks will take place on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016.
Presentations for Sprachdiplom Marks will take place on Dec. 15 at Sturgeon Creek United Church.
The 1st draft of the major history essay is due on Monday, December 19th. If submitted on time, you will receive feedback on your essay BEFORE the Christmas holidays. If submitted late, you will not receive your feedback until after the Christmas holiday.
Please hand in a self-assessment along with your major essay: HIS Essay Self-Assessment
For further instructions and the rubric, click the link: his-essay-steps-2017
Submit your essay outline on Wednesday, December 7th to receive feedback from Ms. Thiessen. The more thorough your outline, the more helpful Ms. Thiessen’s feedback will be!
More details are included in the assignment pages: his-essay-steps-2017
Complete your graphic organizer with your reasons and supporting details.
The final essay is due: December 19th – If you’re leaving on a trip, please submit prior to boarding your plane!!!
Persuasive Essay Rubric
Topic Sentences & Thesis Sentences
Persuasive Essay power point
Persuasive Essay Writing – Introductions
Transitions – See last slide for the video link
Transition Notes – Remember: Your transition should come at the beginning of the second & third reason
Topic Sentences & Thesis Sentences
How to write a conclusion
Plays, films, timelines, oh my!
Whatever the students have chosen to try.
Creative Projects! Students have received a rubric for their chosen topic.
Just a reminder that Day 2 is Quiz Day which is on Friday, Dec. 2.
Come up with a big question that you would like to explore in research. Focus on big ideas that allow for lots of exploration. In other words, avoid questions with easy/simple answers.
Check the idea with Mr. Siemens to ensure that it would work for this project.
Use the mind map website to come up with all of the smaller questions that might help you answer your big question. This should help you see connections between related question, which may guide your research
Use this site to create your mind map:
7A Complete Worksheet #2
7B Complete Worksheet #3