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    Karyn Booth

    Literature 1
    This week’s focus:
    Begin reading At the Back of the North Wind by George Macdonald.

    In preparation for Schole support class: Have Story Chart for Peter Rabbit completed.

    To be completed this week:
    • Read At the Back of the North Wind by George Macdonald a CHAPTER/DAY. Try to have 7 chapters read by class if possible.
    • Review the first two stanzas of A Psalm of Life by Longfellow
    • Continue working on Grammar of Poetry, start module 2

    ENRICHMENT – Extra resources for children and families who desire more

    A look at George MacDonald in RESOURCES

    Keep reading AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND..and print a STORY CHART—start notetaking on a story chart
    FEEL FREE TO HIGHLIGHT/UNDERLINE key ideas/ passages that JUMP out at you.

    Record key ideas in commonplace journal as you feel led.
    You may add ideas from life, personal reading, scripture, poetry, songs, conversations…words you encounter…all go into commonplace…

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

    Jasmine Chivers

    Class Name Writing & Rhetoric 7/8
    This week’s focus: Writing & Rhetoric 7 Lesson 2
    In preparation for Schole support class: We will talk about Biography vs. Autobiography. This workbook includes biographies for you to use in order to write your encomium or vituperation essays. The biographies we read will give you information that you can use for praising or blaming an individual. The difference between a biography and autobiography: biography is written about someone, and autobiography is a self-written biography.
    To be completed before class: Lesson 2: Read pages 15-22 and complete Tell It Back before class.
    To be completed during the remainder of the week: Go deeper pages 24-28
    Memoria. If you feel like challenging yourself, memorize the Memoria for class 
    We will discuss submissions for October in our next class – It will be from Lesson 3 – the introductory paragraph including a hyperbole.
    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

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

    Anita Perlau

    Music: Grade 7

    Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
    What instruments play in a string quartet?
    What does “andante” mean?
    This/next week will be singing the Soprano and Alto parts.

    Pentatonic Music: Swing Low Sweet Chariot
    Review the music score for its rhythmic elements
    We will be reviewing the rhythm and form ( how the music is put together).

    Handouts for this week are posted under Resource Library under the Music tab. Please print these for your reference.
    On Tuesday, please view my PP on these topics and watch the video links.

    Monica Hielema

    Class Name: History for Dialectic
    Tutor: Video Lectures (Monica Hielema is contact person)
    To be completed this week:
    • MOH text ~ Lesson 9 (from week 3) AND Lessons 10, 11 (from week 4)
    • Video lectures

    ENRICHMENT – Extra resources for children and families who desire more
    • Read Paul Revere’s Ride https://poets.org/poem/paul-reveres-ride
    • Read / Listen to Give Me Liberty or Death Speech
    • Companion Guide
    • Titles for Reading in this time period: Flight, Johnny Tremain, and/or Carry On Mr. Bowditch, Indian Captive, The Sign of the Beaver, Mr. Revere and I

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

    Gordon Hawkes

    Class Name: Logic 1 – The Fallacy Detective
    Tutor: Gordon Hawkes
    To be completed this week:
    • Read: Lesson 2 – Love to Listen
    • Complete: Exercise 2 (p. 20-21)
    • Assignment: Start a conversation by asking a question. Ask the person you’re talking with at least six questions. (Try to have at least three of these conversations where you focus on listening to the other person by asking questions.)
    • Read: Lesson 3 – Opposing Viewpoints
    • Complete: Exercise 3 (p. 24-25)
    • Assignment: Pick a topic on which you have a strong opinion. List at least three reasons why people hold the opposing view. (Rather than just making the reasons up, try to find out what real people actually believe by either asking someone who disagrees, or do some research.)

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