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English 10: Class Notes from March 28
Notes from the class discussion on writing persuasively. ADDED: Two links to information about the Kuwaiti incubator babies incident in advance of the Gulf War as discussed in class. April 1
Teacher Writing "Weatherproofing: An Ongoing Project" (Adverbial Time and Present Perfect)
An illustration of some of the different uses adverbial time combined with the present perfect tense. March 31
Featured Web Site: News In Pictures
Handy links page to various news items illustrated with pictures. Best for those of you with a high speed Internet connection.  March 31
Advanced Composition: Worksheet for March 29
Adverbial Time and the Present Perfect. Learn to use time words and the present perfect correctly.  March 27
English 10: Worksheet for March 28
Workshop on writing persuasively. Includes a paragraph assignment.  March 26
Weekly Feature: Fables
This week, Pat takes a look at the tradition of writing Fables.  March 25
Weekly Writing Tip: Using Quotations (4)
This week: changing quotations correctly using ellipsis and brackets.  March 25

Featured Web Site:
Statistics Every Writer Should Know
Find out here about means and medians, percents and per capita.  March 24
Weekly Feature: Snoring and other Sleep Problems
This week, Jennifer takes a lighthearted look at a familiar problem. Seriously, however, snoring may be a sign of more serious health problems. Check it out!  March 18
Student Writing: Boilerplate Sentences
Sentences from Advanced Composition students. Includes teacher comments and corrections for review.  March 18
New Quiz: Manitoba Geography (Social Studies Level 3)
New quiz on the first two pages of the Manitoba reading.  March 17
Weekly Writing Tip: Using Quotations (3)
This week: integrating short quotations into your sentences.  March 18
Featured Web Site: Absolutely Ridiculous English Spelling
Pages and pages of rules and exercises to master English spelling.  March 17
GED 4A-B: Vocabulary Preview for "Double Face"
Worksheet for students' vocabulary study. March 15
English 10: Teacher Writing Sample
Paragraph, "If I'd Been on the Train," using the past unreal tense for discussing what Brad would have done if he had been the mother in Shirley Jackson's story, "The Witch." March 15
English 10: Class Notes from March 14
Student examples from the past unreal exercise based on Shirley Jackson's story, "The Witch." March 14
Advanced Composition: Worksheet for March 15
"Ins" and "Unders": Using Prepositional Phrases. Learn and use some common verb/preposition combinations.  March 13
English 10: Worksheet for March 14
Using the Past Unreal. Writing workshop based on Shirley Jackson's story, "The Witch."  March 12
Weekly Writing Tip: Using Quotations (2)
This week: three ways to punctuate quotations correctly.  March 11
Weekly Feature: Articles, Articles: Which One to Choose? 
This week, Louise directs students to two excellent resources for learning more about the correct use of English articles. March 11
Teacher Writing: "Aerobic Walking" (Using Present Tense in the Independent Clause)
An illustration of some of the different uses of the present tense in complex sentences.  March 10
New Quiz: Identify the Fragment (English 10)
New quiz on sentence fragments for English 10 students.   March 10
New Quiz: Wheat (Social Studies Level 3)
New quiz on the Social Studies Level 3 Reading, "Wheat."  March 10
Featured Web Site: Human Rights Watch: World Report 2001
A thorough and fascinating look at the state of human rights in 70 countries around the world.  March 10
English 10: Class Notes from March 7
Class notes on first reactions to Shirley Jackson's story, "The Witch." March 7
Advanced Composition: Worksheet for March 8
Sequence of Tenses: Using the simple present tense in complex sentences with present continuous and present perfect in the subordinate clause. March 6
English 10:
Worksheet for March 7
Group work, an oral reading, and class discussion on Shirley Jackson's story, "The Witch."  March 5
New Quiz: Chemistry-States of Matter (Science 10)
New quiz for Tazim's Science 10 students.  March 4
Weekly Writing Tip: Using Quotations (1)
Students writing essays about short stories, poetry, novels, or plays will find it useful to review the use of quotations. This week: Introducing your quotations.  March 4
Weekly Feature: Preparing for an Earthquake 
This week, L brings us solid information on better preparing ourselves for an earthquake. Very important information, especially after last week's quake!  March 4
Featured Web Site: Bare Bones 101 (Web Searching)
Tutorial to help you make the most effective Web searches. March 3
New Quiz: Saskatchewan History (Level 3 Social Studies)
Check your comprehension on the second two pages of our Saskatchewan reading. March 3
Teacher Writing: "A Sad Truth" (Uses of Can and Could)
An illustration of some of the different uses of the modal verbs, "can" and "could." March 2
Student Writing:
Paragraph on Freedom
English 10 student, Ada, brings us a considered look at William Stafford's poem, "Freedom" and compares his views on freedom to her own. March 2
English 10:
Class Notes from February 28
Class notes on the best writing found in the student essays written according to last week's boilerplate exercise.  March 2

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