Monday, October 1st
Tuesday, October 2nd
Ms. Miller will be visiting all of Mr. J's English/ERC classes to discuss graduation requirements, open houses for schools, post-secondary options, career exploration resources, CEGEP and vocational program applications...
“We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call; no way out, just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire burns the house down with us trapped, locked in it."--Tennessee Williams
Wednesday, October 3rd
05s: Keep reading ahead. *We made it to p. 75.*
01s: ~1/2 class will be a short, informal debate, ~1/2 class we'll read ahead. *Made it ~ 3/4 through Scene 4.*
02s: *Short, informal debate/discussion tomorrow due to fire drill. *We made it ~ 1/2 way through Scene 4.*
Thursday, October 4th
05s: Con't our reading. *Quiz next Tuesday.*
01s: Con't with our reading...*Quiz next Tuesday.*
02s: Short, informal debate/discussion. Con't our reading. *We made it to p. 84. Quiz next Tuesday.*
Friday, October 5th
02s: Recap of Scenes 4 and 5. Con't our reading. Quiz Tuesday!
01s: See you Tuesday...Quiz!
05s: See you Tuesday...Quiz!
**Terry Fox Run, Homecoming BBQ and Fun Day beginning at noon!*
Tuesday, October 9th
05s: Shawshank Quiz #2. *You should be done the novella at this point...*
01s & 02s: Streetcar Quiz #2. *We need to be at Scene 9 for Monday (the 15th).*
Wednesday, October 10th
05s: Video: Escape Breakout from Alcatraz. *You can view the video under 'Links'. Journal #4--All 4 journals due this Friday!
01s & 02s: Group discussion.
Thursday, October 11th
05s: Discussion of the last 24 pages. Return Quiz #2--Discuss briefly. The sub-genres of horror...
01s: We made it to p. 124 (~1/2 way through Scene 7).
02s: " p. 120 (~ 1/4 way through Scene 7).
Friday, October 12th
05s: Notes on Stephen King (we have a bit more to discuss Monday).
01s: We con't to read. *We made it to p. 137 (almost finished Scene 8).
02s: " p.
Monday, October 15th
05s: Complete our brief look at Stephen King. Begin the film version!
01s: *We finished Scene 9.*
“Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality"--Edgar Allan Poe
Tuesday, October 16th
05s: Con't the film version of Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption.
01s & 02s: We'll take a break from our reading and do a quick review of essay writing (for your upcoming term paper).
Wednesday, October 17th
Thursday, October 18th
05s: Con't with our film...
02s: Reading Scene 10. We'll then discuss this very powerful scene and read Scene 11, our final scene, tomorrow. We'll begin the film version early next week, at which point you'll also receive your final term assignment.
01s: Mr. Baxendine will provide you with some more information re. your upcoming essay.
Friday, October 19th
05s: Con't with our film...*We completed it!*
01s & 02s: Complete the play, Scene 11! Discuss the significance of the ending. *Film version will begin Monday, at which point you'll receive your final term assignment, a compare and contrast essay.
“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness."--Desmond Tutu
Monday, October 22nd
01s & 02s: Handouts: Your major term paper and some brief background info on Streetcar. Begin the film version. *Your essay is due Wednesday, October 31st.*
05s: Essay information. *You will receive your major term paper tomorrow.*
Tuesday, October 23rd
01s & 02s: Con't the film, making notes (working towards your essay).
05s: Your term paper. *Full rough draft due in one week--Tuesday, Oct. 30th*
Wednesday, October 24th
01s & 02s: Complete the film...*Not quite...
05s: Cont to work on your Introduction to your essay.
Thursday, October 25th
01s & 02s: *Film completed! Briefly discuss the ended of the play vs the film. If you haven't already, begin your compare and contrast essay.
05s: The 'Body' of your essay should be underway!
Friday, October 26th
01s & 02s: Full period to work on your essay. A bit on writing an Introduction. *Your FULL rough draft is due this upcoming Wednesday, the 31st.*
05s: Con't working on your essay. *Don't forget, a FULL rough draft is due this upcoming Tuesday, the 30th.*
Monday, October 29th
01s & 02s: Essay...
05s: Essay. Last period to work on your rough draft!
Tuesday, October 30th
01s & 02s: A bit on the writing the Body and Conclusion. Time to con't writing...
05s: Self- and Peer-Evaluation session. Please submit your rough draft!
Wednesday, October 31st
01s: One more class to work on your rough draft. *It is due at the end of this period!*
02s: Informal Debate! *Please hand in your rough draft!*
“Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and caldron bubble.”--William Shakespeare (Macbeth)