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    #7547
    Heather McCollister

    Class Name: Dialectics Literature 2

    This week’s focus: The Story Chart and Images

    In preparation for Schole support class:

    Read from 100 Great Short Stories – The Selfish Giant on page 300, 3 different times this week. In the Resource Library, you will find a Story Chart, one filled in, and one empty. Do your best to fill in the different spaces given using the story The Selfish Giant.
    The Art of Poetry – Read through the poems and questions in Chapter 1 – Images. Be prepared in class to share one poem, that created powerful images for you or an image that is important to you.
    As you are able, begin reading The Adventures of Huck Finn. I would suggest Chapter 1-6.

    To be completed this week:

    Please send me your autobiographical poem before our first class on Sept. 24, just so I have a chance to get to know you!

    ENRICHMENT – Extra resources for children and families who desire more

    An extra challenge for student this fall is to memorize the poem, The Highwayman

    THIS MONTH’S ASSIGNMENT FOR SUBMISSION:

    Autobiographical poem
    A short story, story chart. More details to come
    Please contact heather@atrbenefits.com with any questions and submissions.

    #7550
    Karyn Booth

    Class Name: Dialectics Literature 1

    This week’s focus: The Story Chart and Commonplace book

    In preparation for Schole support class:

    In the Resource Library, under READING, you will find a Story Chart, please print page 1 TWO times and page 2 ONE TIME.
    Keep these in a binder for this class.

    We will be learning the poem A Psalm of life, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

    FIND your commonplace book
    Leave two pages at the beginning for a table of contents

    Leave a blank page at the back.

    Number the pages starting after the table of contents

    Please write the poem, A Psalm of Life by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
    I will do my best to put it in RESOURCES section.

    **optional**Who is Henry Wadsworth Longfellow? When did he live? Why did he write the poem?

    To be completed this week:

    Please send me your autobiographical poem before our first class on Sept. 24, just so I have a chance to get to know you!

    ENRICHMENT – Extra resources for children and families who desire more
    Begin to memorize the poem, A PSALM OF LIFE—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    THIS MONTH’S ASSIGNMENT FOR SUBMISSION:

    Grammar of Poetry –work on Module 1, do at least one lesson a week.

    A Story Chart assignment, see Schole @ home after this class.

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

    #7554
    Monica Hielema

    Class Name: History for Dialectic
    This week’s focus: Week 1 in MOH text
    Tutor: Video Lectures (Monica Hielema is contact person)
    For Parent:
    • Read or listen to the reading of weekly lessons in Mystery of History text. It is rewarding to read lessons together with siblings and mom, or as an entire family. (This approach leads to great family discussions!)
    • Listen to video lectures that accompany lessons read.
    • Optional activities, exercises, quizzes and tests can be found in Companion Guide.
    • Mapping exercises are available in Companion Guide for printing. Answer keys are also available.
    • Building a timeline is strongly recommended. (https://themysteryofhistory.com/store/the-mystery-of-history-volume-iv/volume-iv-convenience-products/htta-volume-iv-cardstock/)
    • Choose living books to accompany history learning. This should include family read alouds. (A list can be found in Appendix A of the Curriculum Guide.)
    • The schedule follows the pacing of Grammar History to foster family history learning.
    • Thanks to Andrea Kornelson for sharing enrichment resources!

    To be completed this week:
    • MOH text ~ Lessons 4, 5, 6
    • RECOMMENDED: Label Seven Year’s War using answer key. (This can be found in Companion Guide but for your convenience, I have also posted it in the Resource Library.)

    ENRICHMENT – Extra resources for children and families who desire more
    • Read Aloud: With Frederick The Great: A Story of the 7 Years War GA Henty http://www.gutenberg.org/files/19714/19714-h/19714-h.htm
    • Companion Guide!

    Please contact mhielema@redeemer.ab.ca with any questions.

    #7575
    Jasmine Chivers

    Class Name Writing & Rhetoric 7/8
    This week’s focus: Writing & Rhetoric 7 Lesson 1
    In preparation for Schole support class: This is our first lesson. We will talk about Encomium and Vituperation. Encomium is warm, glowing praise about a specific person or thing. Vituperation is condemnation of a specific person or thing, and it, too, uses evidence to support its negative point of view.
    To be completed this week: Lesson 1: Read pages 1-5 and complete Tell It Back before class.
    ENRICHMENT – Extra resources for children and families who desire more
    Memoria. If you feel like challenging yourself, memorize the Memoria for class 
    THIS MONTH’S ASSIGNMENT FOR SUBMISSION:
    From Lesson 1: submit either an encomium or a vituperation in writing on a subject of your choosing. Topics might include an animal, a building, a food, flavor of ice cream, or an electronic device.
    Write in a paragraph of 4-6 sentences.
    Please include your name on your writing.
    DUE by September 30: Encomium or Vituperation on chosen subject
    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.

    #7576
    Jasmine Chivers

    Class Name Writing & Rhetoric 7/8
    This week’s focus: Writing & Rhetoric 9 Lesson 1
    In preparation for Schole support class: This is our first lesson. We will talk about description. Description is what makes our writing flourish. It drops the reader into the center of the experience. Even though we are not living through the experience, a good description can make events and people seem real.
    To be completed this week: Lesson 1: Read pages 1-6 and complete Tell It Back before class.
    ENRICHMENT – Extra resources for children and families who desire more
    Complete the Go Deeper section
    THIS MONTH’S ASSIGNMENT FOR SUBMISSION:
    From Lesson 1 & 2: submit a 3 – 4 paragraph long description of a person. Use the rubric found on page 32 and make sure to include all the parts it’s asking for in the Rubric.
    Write in a paragraph of 3-4 paragraphs.
    Please include your name on your writing.
    DUE by October 12: Describing a Person
    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.

    #7577
    Anita Perlau

    Class Name: Harmonics

    This week:

    Sing Amazing Grace as a family.
    Watch the Power Point about Amazing Grace and the beauty of pentatonic melodies.
    Complete the homework posted under Resources – Harmonics

    Watch the Power Point Video on Ah Vous Dirai-je Maman
    Complete the homework page posted under Resources – Harmonics

    Please note that the Power Points will be posted on Tuesday morning.

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