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    #8566
    Heather McCollister

    Class Name: Grade 8/9 Literature 2

    This week’s focus: The White Silence

    To be completed this week:
    1. Huck Finn Final Essay – due today. Thank you to those who have already submitted it. I will be marking them on Monday and hoping to have them returned to you by Tuesday.
    2. Read this thoughtful piece of writing about The Gift of the Magi
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Ion4ra1Xfv9MQE_dpeDpwXXkguaHghvq21WRD6R8fsY/edit?usp=sharing
    3. Complete Chapter 7 of Art of Poetry, Shape: Stanza and Line.
    4. Complete activity 10 on Page 90. On the shared google document attached, submit one example of a type of stanza from either the internet or another poetry book besides Art of Poetry – Monostich, couplet, tercet, quatrain, cinquain, Sestet, Septet, Octave. Make sure you put your name in brackets by your submission.
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nR6VhI_wagF3yBjPbdIpjvhLj3aYHFOgi056z04xsL8/edit?usp=sharing
    5. Read the short story The White Silence by Jack London 2-3 times this week. Complete a Story Chart, elaborate on the different types of conflict. Which type of conflict is strongest in this story? Why?

    DECEMBER ASSIGNMENT FOR SUBMISSION:

    Submit a Story Chart for either Nobody’s Story by Charles Dickens, or The White Silence by Jack London. Use the sheet we filled out earlier in September or if you feel that space was too limited, you can take the elements one by one and give each a brief description either typed or handwritten. This will be due on January 5, 2020.

    If you have any questions please feel free to email me at heather@atrbenefits.com

    #8575
    Monica Hielema

    Class Name: History for Dialectic
    Tutor: Video Lectures (Monica Hielema is contact person)
    To be completed this week:
    • MOH text ~ Lessons 27
    • Video lecture
    ENRICHMENT CHOICES – Extra resources for children and families who desire more
    • Companion Guide
    • Map 14 Companion Guide – Communist Nations
    Please contact mhielema@redeemer.ab.ca with any questions.

    #8578
    Karyn Booth

    Class Name Literature 1

    This week’s focus: Wrapping up THE YEARLING

    In preparation for Schole support class:

    Complete reading the book, THE YEARLING, bring a story chart to class.
    Come to class ready to share:

    1) A quote/scene that you appreciate. Please mark it in your book so you can share.
    2) Think of a character in the YEARLING.
    Get your head into Christmas,…I want you to choose a character, what gift do they need? Why? Try to think of something that is not obvious such as food or money…think about what they REALLY need?

    To be completed this week:

    Have you been working on Grammar of Poetry? You should be on Module IV

    You may start working on reading THE HOBBIT
    We will complete this by February. You may start ahead.
    The assignment will be similar to the YEARLING. SO, start highlighting your book!

    ENRICHMENT – Extra resources for children and families who desire more

    Watch the YEARLING movie! Have you found a good one?
    Read for pleasure!
    Read Lamb’s Shakespeare for fun!

    THIS MONTH’S ASSIGNMENT FOR SUBMISSION:

    For the YEARLING, please complete The response pages as found in the Resource Library. I will link them here.
    http://www.calgaryclassicalschole.ca/wp-content/uploads/gravity_forms/1-3e0c424b174623071e187e08ff5fe3d4/2020/11/The-Yearling-chapter-chunk-response.pdf

    Enjoy your break. Keep reading!

    Please contact karynbooth.tutor@gmail.com with any questions and submissions

    #8579
    Karyn Booth

    Class Name Literature 1

    This week’s focus: Wrapping up THE YEARLING

    In preparation for Schole support class:

    Complete reading the book, THE YEARLING, bring a story chart to class.
    Come to class ready to share:

    1) A quote/scene that you appreciate. Please mark it in your book so you can share.
    2) Think of a character in the YEARLING.
    Get your head into Christmas,…I want you to choose a character, what gift do they need? Why? Try to think of something that is not obvious such as food or money…think about what they REALLY need?

    To be completed this week:

    Have you been working on Grammar of Poetry? You should be on Module IV

    You may start working on reading THE HOBBIT
    We will complete this by February. You may start ahead.
    The assignment will be similar to the YEARLING. SO, start highlighting your book!

    ENRICHMENT – Extra resources for children and families who desire more

    Watch the YEARLING movie! Have you found a good one?
    Read for pleasure!
    Read Lamb’s Shakespeare for fun!

    THIS MONTH’S ASSIGNMENT FOR SUBMISSION:

    For the YEARLING, please complete The response pages as found in the Resource Library. I will link them here.
    http://www.calgaryclassicalschole.ca/wp-content/uploads/gravity_forms/1-3e0c424b174623071e187e08ff5fe3d4/2020/11/The-Yearling-chapter-chunk-response.pdf

    Enjoy your break. Keep reading!

    Please contact karynbooth.tutor@gmail.com with any questions and submissions

    #8583
    admin

    MUSIC – GR. 5/6

    Sleigh Ride with Body Percussion Rhythm challenge!!
    Get ready to move to the music!
    Sleigh Ride uses a RONDO form ABACA. This means sections will repeat. You may have to do it few times before you are able to get all the rhythms. Have fun!

    O Come, O Come Emmanuel: Watch and listen to this beautiful version of O Come O Come Emmanuel and research the Scripture references for this hymn.

    Thank you to Abigail, Sam, Toby, and Kylie for sharing your musician presentations. Well done!

    Joy to the World:This tune is based on a D Major scale.  Print out the music (found in the RESOURCES tab under Music) and complete the solfa and ABSOLUTE note names.

    Our next lesson will be on Tuesday, January 5. We will hear musician presentations from the following students:  Gracie, Eli, Henry, Noah, Asher and Simon

    December 15 Video Link: Grade 7-9

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me at aperlau@mtroyal.ca

     

    #8602
    Gordon Hawkes

    Class Name: Logic 1
    Tutor: Gordon Hawkes

    To be covered in class this week:
    Lesson 13: The Story of Aroup Goupta
    Lesson 14: Assumptions
    Lesson 15: Circular Reasoning
    Exercise 13
    Exercise 14
    Exercise 15

    Monday class: online (Zoom), 1:00-1:50

    #8603
    Gordon Hawkes

    Class Name: Logic 2
    Tutor: Gordon Hawkes

    To be covered in class this week:
    Lesson 13
    Lesson 14
    Exercise 13
    Exercise 14

    Monday class: online (Zoom), 2:00-2:50

    To be completed for next class (January 4):
    Lesson 15
    Lesson 16
    Lesson 17
    Lesson 18
    Exercise 15
    Exercise 16
    Exercise 17

    #8605
    Jasmine Chivers

    Class Name Writing & Rhetoric 9/10
    This week’s focus: Writing & Rhetoric 9 Lesson 6 & 7
    In preparation for Schole support class: We will talk about impersonation. You get to pretend to be a figure from history, and you will get to write an essay as if you were that person. This is impersonation.
    You will borrow parts of a historical person’s biography to write with more credibility.
    You will adopt aspects of the person’s writing style.
    You will master the art of writing and speaking persuasively.
    You will put your descriptive powers to work
    You will look more carefully at the writing style or outlook of a historical person
    You will use Pathos (appeals to emotion), Ethos (appeals to credibility), and Logos (appeals to logic) to persuade people
    Please complete the Go Deeper from page 124 to 130
    Please read about Nellie Bly in Lesson 7.
    ENRICHMENT – Those who desire more:
    Complete writing time from page 140 to 150 for our next class in January.
    THIS MONTH’S ASSIGNMENT FOR SUBMISSION:
    From Lesson 7: submit a 4 paragraph impersonation essay for end of January. Rubric is on page 152. We will go over the Nellie Bly essay together in class.
    Please include your name on your writing.
    Zoom Info:
    Wednesday class W&R 9/10: online Zoom 1 to 1:50 pm.
    Link: Ms. Jasmine is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting for W&R 9/10.

    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://us04web.zoom.us/j/78927457687?pwd=Ti9ONm1xRGxaaG0vajlidHA2YnpUQT09

    Meeting ID: 789 2745 7687
    Passcode: 0hMXXW
    Please contact jaschivers@gmail.com with any questions and submissions.

    #8606
    Jasmine Chivers

    Class Name Writing & Rhetoric 7/8
    This week’s focus: Writing & Rhetoric 7 Part of Lesson 6 and lesson 7
    In preparation for Schole support class: Please have Lesson 7 from page 97 to 101.
    So let’s walk through what makes a great Encomium essay:
    1. Start with an introduction that includes hyperbole a thesis and a transition sentence.
    2. Detail your subject’s background. Consider his or her ancestors including parents, country, or education.
    3. Support your thesis by telling your reader about your subject’s fine qualities. Consider his or her personal character, abilities or virtues
    4. Support your thesis by telling about the persons career. Describe this person’s achievements or show how this person used his or her gifts for a good cause. Use a quote from the text to support your point of view.
    5. Contrast the person with a lesser person in order to heighten your praise.
    6. Write a conclusion.
    To be completed for when we meet again: Susan B. Anthony: pages 102 to 113.
    THIS MONTH’S ASSIGNMENT FOR SUBMISSION:
    Frederick Douglass essay (December submission—please use Rubric on page 116 to see what is required in the essay).
    Looking ahead to January: you will use the same Rubric on page 116 and hand in an essay on Susan B. Anthony for end of January.
    Zoom Info:
    Wednesday class W&R 7/8: online Zoom 10 to 10:50 am.
    Link: Ms. Jasmine is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting for W&R 7/8.

    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://us04web.zoom.us/j/74789293276?pwd=TnU2ZUFNZ0FrYWFKWWtNWWxCSE5jdz09

    Meeting ID: 747 8929 3276
    Passcode: 1F2jxf
    Please contact jaschivers@gmail.com with any questions and submissions.

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