Tonight, we will discuss our
experiences as emigrants from our home countries. The homework will be
writing a full essay outlining the reasons people have for leaving one
country and entering a new life in another.
Why do people choose to emigrate from their home
country to Canada?
Talk about at least three different reasons. Write
down reasons and at least one specific example for each reason (Show,
not tell) Note where students differ and where students have the same
reasons. Were all group members the same?
from Your Discussion (All students take notes)
Write on the
topic you discussed in your groups. Use your notes to guide you. Fill
in the essay below, but feel free to make a rough draft first. Essay is
due on March 3.
will mark your essay according to the four-point scale of Conventions
(Grammar/Spelling); Form (structure of paragraph and essay); Style
(sentence variety and type) and Meaning (Ideas, fully explained).