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WS2: WEEK 11, DECEMBER 15TH, 2017

Homework

None (except work on your final project).

Today’s class

  1. MLA style for movies
  2. 1-to-1 conferencing with students about their writing
  3. Mini-lecture on how and why Digory grows.

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AS2: WEEK 11, DECEMBER 15TH, 2017

Homework

  • Continue with your independent study.
  • Bring what you have done to class next week (Dec. 22nd).

Today’s class

  1. Dictation
    1. About the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts
  2. List what you think the Pilgrims brought with them to America.
  3. Some of the things they actually brought:
    1. a sundial, candle snuffers, a drum, a trumpet, a complete history of Turkey, a Bible in Turkish.
    2. One man (William Mullins) brought 126 pairs of shoes and 13 pairs of boots.
    3. They brought no cow, horse or fishing line.
    4. Among the professions were two tailors, a printer, several merchants, a silk worker, a shopkeeper and a hatter. No farmers.
    5. Six died in the first two weeks, eight in December, 17 more in February, 13 in March.
    6. By April, when the Mayflower went back to England, there were just 54 people left, half of them children.
  4. Two questions:
    1. How do we know what happened to the colonists?
    2. How did the colonists communicate with the native Americans?

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WS1: week 11, June 30th, 2017

Homework

Today’s class

  1. Checked answers to ch. 8 MCQs.
  2. Presentation by Ms. Yamauchi
  3. Slip or trip? The Queenie mystery.
    1. List the evidence (what you can see in the picture + the autopsy report).
    2. Write Queenie’s claim. Then list the evidence and explain if it supports Queenie’s claim or not and why or how.

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AS1: week 11, June 30th, 2017

Homework

  • Finish writing up the claim,evidence and reasons for the Queenie picture (download it here: Slip or Trip )
  • Rewrite your report, after reading my corrections and comments.

Today’s class

Slip or trip? The Queenie mystery.

  1. List the evidence (what you can see in the picture + the autopsy report).
  2. Write Queenie’s claim. Then list the evidence and explain if it supports Queenie’s claim or not and why or how.

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WS1, week 3, April 28th, 2017

Homework

  • Finish writing up the claim,evidence and reasons for the Queenie picture (download it here: Slip or Trip )
  • Rewrite your report, after reading my corrections and comments.

Today’s class

Slip or trip? The Queenie mystery.

  1. List the evidence (what you can see in the picture + the autopsy report).
  2. Write Queenie’s claim. Then list the evidence and explain if it supports Queenie’s claim or not and why or how.

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WS2, week 11, December 9th, 2016

Homework

Write 2 paragraphs about the author of “The Magician’s Nephew”.

  • List the sources you used in a simple bibliography.
  • Type it in MSWord.
  • Double-spaced.
  • Your name, WS2 and the date in the top left-hand corner.

Today’s class

Short answer questions for chapters 3 and 4.

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AS2, week 11, December 9th, 2016

Homework

Write up your most recent presentation as an essay.

  • Type it in Word.
  • Double-spaced
  • Your name, AS2 and the date in the top left-hand corner.
  • Title (centred)
  • Bibliography –
    • List all the resources you used, using the MLA style.

Today’s class

Presentations by students.

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WS1, week 11, July 1st, 2016

Makeup announcement

Makeup class will be held on Saturday July 2nd, same room as usual, same time as usual.

Homework

  • Answer the MCQs for chapter 8.
  • Write the title, topic and the main idea (in 1 or 2 sentences) of the movie you gave your presentation about.
  • Using your notes from today’s presentations on ““Lord of the Rings: the Return of the King”, write a short paragraph (4~6 sentences)  . You may need to do a little research before you write.
  • Choose another book from the Easy Reading list, borrow it from the library and start reading. (Download the list here:  AS1_Easy_reading_library_list
    • Challenge – 15 books this semester!

Today’s class

  1. Presentation on “Lord of the Rings part 3”.
    1. Write some notes about the presentation content
    2. Give some written feedback to the presenters.
  2. Mini-lecture on finding the topic and main idea of a movie, and how to present  it.
  3. Finding the title, topic and key words for chapter 8.
  4. Writing some sentences to summarize the main ideas of chapter 8.

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AS1, week 11, July 1st, 2016

Makeup announcement

Makeup class will be held on Saturday July 2nd, same room as usual, same time as usual.

Homework

  • Using your notes write a short paragraph about today’s  3 presentations. You may need to do a little research before you write.
  • Write the title, topic and the main idea (in 1 or 2 sentences) of the movie you gave your presentation about.
  • Write the title, topic and the main idea (in 1 or 2 sentences) of one of the easy reading books you have read this semester.
  • Choose another book from the Easy Reading list, borrow it from the library and start reading. (Download the list here:  AS1_Easy_reading_library_list

Today’s class

  1. Presentations about “Excalibur”, “David Copperfield” and “Bend It Like Beckham”.
  2. Mini-lecture on finding the topic and main idea of a movie, and how to present  it.
  3. Find the topic and main idea for the three paragraphs of p. 22 of the textbook.

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WS2, week 11, December 11th, 2015

Homework

  • Prepare your presentation.
  • See the schedule here: WS2_Presentation_Schedule
  • See the list of topics here: TMN_Essay_topics_for_22ss
  • Next week’s presentations by Ms. Anan, Fukuhara and Nakaoka.
  • Easy reading: read an easy reading book from the “Easy Reading” section of the library.
    • Record the details on your “ Reading List”. Include the following items:
    • Title, author, level, genre, comment

Today’s class

  1. Presentations by
    1. Ms. Inui – The Magician’s Nephew raises the topic of animal rights and animal experimentation. What attitude does the author seem to take on this topic? Use examples from the novel to illustrate your answer.
    2. Ms. Kashiwagi –In many of C.S. Lewis’s works, both fictional and non-fictional, selfishness and being self-centered is associated very strongly with evil. Explain some ways that this idea is illustrated in The Magician’s Nephew
    3. Ms. Kim – The Magician’s Nephew raises the topic of animal rights and animal experimentation. What attitude does the author seem to take on this topic? Use examples from the novel to illustrate your answer

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