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English 10: Finding Resources for a Successful Certificate Test
Find links to our resources both internal and external to help you write your test. New link added to a quiz on which/that/who. New links to quizzes on literary terms and Tricky Subject Verb Agreements  November 30
Advanced Composition/English 10: Writing a Successful Test Essay
Students and the teacher will share tips and tricks on successful test essay writing. Look for the results here next week.  November 28
Weekly Feature:
Vocabulary/Reading Comprehension Strategies. 
This week, L gives a comprehensive strategy for reading words in context, including a sample article and two quizzes for practice. November 26
Student Writing: "The Oriental Dragon" by Jack
A young girl travels back to her native Taiwan and is shocked by parts of her original culture.  November 25
English 10: Notes and Examples on Essay Structure
Notes from today's class include a skeleton essay structure and comments on Title, Thesis, Introduction, Body, and Conclusion.  November 23
New Job Market Information:
Job and Career Page
Visit our Job and Career resources pages for information on BC Opportunities. November 25
New Quizzes: "Salem's Lot" Vocabulary and  Prepositions after Verbs
Quiz on prepositions and "Salem's Lot" from Louise.  November 23
Features: Subject Index
Many valuable sites for students and teachers are now indexed in the categories, English, Social Studies, and Science and Math. November 21
Social Studies Level 3: New Quiz on Bicycle Vocabulary
A quiz for anyone. Do you know the history of the bicycle? Each correct answer leads to more information on that word's meaning. November 20
Certificate Tests: Dates and Resources
Find out exactly what's on your tests, when and where to write them, and link to resources that will help you write a better, higher scoring test. November 16
English 10:
Two Teacher Sample Essays
Written as first drafts, one essay is complete, the other only body paragraphs. Titles: "A Fit Lifestyle" and "On Getting Older." November 15
Social Studies 10:
Link to Prairie Provinces Information
New link at Social Studies 10 Internet resources. November 14
Advanced Composition: Topics in Three: Dividing Ideas
Standard essays require three body paragraphs. Practice dividing topics in class this Thursday at 6:30 in Room 280  November 14
Weekly Feature:
A Trio of Web Sites 
This week, Trudi shares three excellent Web sites for both teachers and students. November 19
Featured Web Site
Animal Diversity Web
Link to important information on the animal kingdom from the University of Michigan. November 19

Student Writing:
"The Foal" by Nasrin; "The Driver" by Farzaneh
Two stories full of action, humour, and surprises. From two Grade 10 English student writers. November 18
New Quizzes:
Voting and Wearing Prepositions
Quiz on prepositions from Louise. Quiz on Canadian elections from Jennifer: twenty question fill-in-the-blank. November 17
English 10:
Beginning the Essay: Topics and First Drafts
Choose a topic, get help from your group, and write your first draft this Wednesday.  November 14
Social Studies Level 3: Quiz on Election Idiom
Challenging fill-in-the-gap quiz. All students welcome to give the quiz a try! November 13
English 10:
Notes on Defining the Essay
Notes from today's class give a very complete picture of the standard English essay form. November 12
Teacher Writing:
"Working Choices"
Demonstration of the correct use of three easily confused pairs of words.  November 11
Weekly Feature: Web Sites to Help your English 
This week, Paul outlines four Web sites dedicated to helping students master the English language. November 12
Featured Web Site Africa Online
Find out more about Africa, a most fascinating continent. November 12

Student Writing:
"The Rope, A Young Scout's Favor" by Shing Li
A story of two brothers, a rope, and a surprising result. November 12
New Quizzes: Description Prepositions; "I, Robot" Vocabulary
Yet more quizzes in the continuing series from Louise. November 10
Science 10: Quizzes on Vitamins and Minerals and Food and Nutrients
Two new fill-in-the-gap quizzes from Tazim. November 9
Level 3 Social Studies:
Two Quizzes on Canadian Elections
Interesting idioms in a vocabulary quiz. Also, check your knowledge of Canadian election processes. Two multiple choice quizzes by Brad. November 7
Advanced Composition: Easily Confused Words
Do you ever feel "badly?" If so, come to class on Thursday at 6:30 in Room 280 and find out about this common error in English, along with a few others!  November 7
English 10:
Defining the Essay
Group discussion on the essay in order to make a good working definition. Worksheet contains three questions to focus the discussion.  November 6
New Quizzes: Prepositions of Affiliation; Remembrance Day
New from Louise and Pat. One cloze and one matching quiz. November 5
Student Writing: "The Rifle" by Jin
A charming story of a little boy standing up for himself on the playground. Written as an assignment on point of view for English 10. November 5
Weekly Feature: Remembrance Day 
This week, Pat gives us a very complete picture of Remembrance Day, including new links to find out more on the Internet Includes a matching quiz. November 4
Teacher Writing: "To Study, Again"
Demonstration of the use of the infinitive as adjective and noun. November 3
English 10 Sample Short Story:
The Bike (Revision)
Revision of the story according to today's class worksheet. November 1

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