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Advanced Composition: Worksheet for March 1
"Could I or Can I?" looks at the use of the modals "could" and "can." February 27
English 10: Worksheet for February 28
A group workshop on the essay. Reading and commenting on student essays, with teacher feedback.  February 27
What's New Index: New Monthly Index
Now a smaller, faster-loading page for each of the months this winter. Lots of links to valuable information provided this term. February 26
Certificate Tests Page: June 2001 Schedule
Plan your June testing schedule in advance. Also, link to important information and practice pages to prepare yourself for success. February 26
Student Writing: Providing Vivid Examples
This week, Advanced Composition students write sentences where they try to give vivid examples for the paragraph boilerplate. Teacher comments included. February 25
Weekly Feature: Learning about the Earth and Sky 
This week, Trudi points out three great Web sites to explore the sky above us and the Earth below.  February 25
English 10: Teacher Writing Sample for Essay Boilerplate
One body paragraph, with comments, as a sample for this week's assignment. February 24
New Quiz: Saskatchewan Geography (Level 3 Social Studies)
Check your comprehension on the first two pages of our Saskatchewan reading. February 24
Communications 12: Links for "The Sniper"
Links for the short story, "The Sniper." February 24
Weekly Writing Tip: Sound in Poetry
Sound is important to poetry around the world. Find out more about using sound in your own writing. Includes an example from Shakespeare.  February 25
English 10: Class Notes from February 21
Class notes for review of writing, poetry, and group work. Preparation for writing the "boilerplate" essay.  February 22
Advanced Composition: Worksheet for February 22
Learn about good topic sentences and transitions while using a paragraph "boilerplate." February 20
English 10: Worksheet for February 21
Writing a guided essay. This week, we will use an essay "boilerplate" to produce an essay that reviews our study so far this term. February 19
New Quiz: RCMP for Level 3 Social Studies
New quiz checks your knowledge of vocabulary from the reading on the RCMP.  February 19
Weekly Feature: International Year of Volunteers 2001 
This week, Helen explains the International Year of Volunteers and provides links for you to get involved. February 18
Weekly Writing Tip: The Speaker in Poetry
The speaker or persona is an important concept in poetry. Find out about this key term, with a full example to help you understand it better.  February 18
Student Writing: Description—Physical, Action, Dialogue
This week, Advanced Composition students write sentences that illustrate how to describe a person, one whom they felt love for at some time in their lives. February 17
Featured Web Site: The StudyWeb
Excellent set of links to over 100,000 pre-checked resources for students and teachers in public schools. February 17
English 10: Teacher Writing for Assignment on "Freedom"
A short paragraph entitled, "A Difficult Freedom," written for the assignment as a sample for students in English 10. February 16
English 10: Class Notes from February 14
Class notes on definitions of freedom. Includes information on these terms: paradox, speaker, and image.  February 15
Advanced Composition: Worksheet for February 15
"In Honour of Saint Valentine's" is an exercise in description about an event in our lives where we felt love. February 13
English 10: Worksheet for February 14
What does "freedom" mean? Come to class to help make a definition and to read one poet's view. February 12
Weekly Writing Tip: Proof, Persuasion, and Audience
Some thoughts on writing effective persuasion.  February 11
Weekly Feature: Valentine's Day 
This week, Pat brings us a wealth of information on Valentine's Day, including links to interesting quizzes.  February 11
New Quiz: Dinosaur Vocabulary (Level 3 Science)
Anyone can try this 10 question multiple-choice quiz taken from the reading on Dinosaurs. February 11
L's Exercises: Articles and Subject Verb Agreements
A complete exercise, including an answer key and hints page to help you with this tricky part of English grammar. February 10
Featured Web Site: Study Guides and Strategies
Excellent set of guides on topics that include: preparing to learn, classroom participation, reading skills and more. February 10
Student Writing: Our Best Sentences: Short, Medium, and Long
This week, Advanced Composition students write sentences that illustrate the three important lengths of sentences used in writing. Teacher comments and samples included as well. February 10
English 10: Class Notes from February 7
Class notes on rhyme, alliteration, assonance, and consonance.  February 7
New Quizzes: Level 3 Reading and Grammar
Two new vocabulary matching quizzes from Helen for Level 3. February 7
Advanced Composition: Worksheet for February 8 Class
A lesson on writing your best sentences. February 6
English 10: Check Your Knowledge of Poetry
This week, we will check ourselves using an online quiz. Try it and see what you know!  February 5
New Quiz: Saskatchewan Geography (Level 3 Social Studies)
See how much you know about this prairie province. February 5
Weekly Feature: Vocabulary Attack Skills and Strategies 
This week, L brings us a great lesson on ways to learn English vocabulary more effectively.  February 4
Weekly Writing Tip: Using Coordination and Subordination
Find out ways to use both coordination and subordination to improve your sentence writing skills.  February 4
Featured Web Site: The Top Ten Science Stories of 2000
Popular Science chooses the top stories in the world of science. February 3
Student Writing: Describing a Person
This week, Advanced Composition students write a number of examples that show how to describe a person well. February 3
Teacher Writing Sample: A Person I Know Well
Written for the February 1 Advanced Composition class, a paragraph describing a person using physical appearance, behaviour, and an anecdote.  February 2

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