2016-03-31

Le jeudi 31 mars 2016

FSF 2D  
le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): OSSLT
  • No class this morning - doing OSSLT
  • les devoirs: Should be spending 15 - 20 minutes daily on French home study Monday through Thursday. If all class work is completed, follow suggestions in: Home Study extras
    • Good copy (plus supporting work) newspaper article due April 8.
    • Seventh blog entry.  FSF2D Journal/blog
ENG 1D
learning goal: We are reading the novel "Speak".
  • "Speak"
    • Speak -  read, discussion questions (make notes) and vocabulary for pages 144-164 for Monday April 4. Continue to organize your notes to keep for review at end of book for evaluation. 
    • "journal entry" from yesterday. Record your thoughts about multiculturalism/ intercultural awareness/ cultural appropriation. 5 - 10 sentences is fine.
  • Homework: Continue the habit of doing 20 - 30 minutes of English homework every night Monday to Thursday. Review lessons, extend your knowledge or read.
    • Independent reading. Bring a book to read quietly in class for any time that you finish your class work early. Read regularly at home.
FSF 1D  
le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous travaillons les structures de la langue.

    2016-03-30

    Le mercredi 30 mars 2016

    OSSLT tomorrow: Information and Special schedule for the day
    Site of the day: 15 French Expressions that Feature Dogs
    FSF 2D  
    le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous parlons des événements au passé. 
    • Computer lab 319.
    • Blogue - should have at least 6 entries done by the end of this week, and preferably 7.
    • Time to work on blog entry - Paques, le printemps (preferably au passé) and/or own newspaper article - paying attention to use of le passé composé vs. l'imparfait
    • le passe - links for practice
    • les devoirs: Should be spending 15 - 20 minutes daily on French home study Monday through Thursday. If all class work is completed, follow suggestions in: Home Study extras
      • Good copy (plus supporting work) newspaper article due April 8.
      • Seventh blog entry.  FSF2D Journal/blog
      • Get a good sleep and have a good breakfast to be ready for the OSSLT.
    ENG 1D
    learning goal: We are reading the novel "Speak".
    • "Speak"
      • Speak -  discussion questions pages 123-144 in small groups then whole class. Continue to organize your notes to keep for review at end of book for evaluation. 
      • read, discussion questions (make notes) and vocabulary for pages 144-168 for Monday April 4.
      • "journal entry" Record your thoughts about multiculturalism/ intercultural awareness/ cultural appropriation. 5 - 10 sentences is fine.
    • Homework: Get in the habit of doing 20 - 30 minutes of English homework every night Monday to Thursday. Review lessons, extend your knowledge or read.
      • Independent reading. Bring a book to read quietly in class for any time that you finish your class work early. Read regularly at home.
    FSF 1D  
    le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous écrivons des blogues.

      2016-03-29

      le mardi 29 mars 2016

      Site of the day: Pâques en France

      FSF 2D  

      le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous parlons des événements au passé. 
      • Literature circles: in small groups, using handouts and books that students chose, work on a section of the book - optional - listen to book on CD
      • les devoirs: Should be spending 15 - 20 minutes daily on French home study Monday through Thursday. If all class work is completed, follow suggestions in: Home Study extras
      ENG 1D
      learning goal: We are reading the novel "Speak".
      •  Watched: Confounding discrepancies between American English and British English
      • "Speak"
        • Speak -  discussion questions #5 pages 104-123 and connection to current events. Continue to organize your notes to keep for review at end of book for evaluation. 
        • read, discussion questions (make notes) and vocabulary for pages 123-144. 
      • Homework: Get in the habit of doing 20 - 30 minutes of English homework every night Monday to Thursday. Review lessons, extend your knowledge or read.
        • Independent reading. Bring a book to read quietly in class for any time that you finish your class work early. Read regularly at home.
      FSF 1D  
      le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous écrivons des blogues.


        2016-03-24

        le jeudi 24 mars 2016

        FSF 2D  
        le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous parlons des événements au passé. 
        • 2 students presented the summary of their article from a French magazine. Questions and short discussion. Les nouvelles/les articles
        • Introduction to Literature Circles - will be starting next Tuesday with books chosen before break. Distributed handouts and explained briefly.
        • l'imparfait - review and discussion. Time to work on 2 handout packages previously given.
        • Pas de devoirs pour le congé de Pâques as long as all caught up. Students may wish to do some review or practice - see: Home Study extras osuggestions below.
        ENG 1D
        learning goal: We are reading the novel "Speak".
        • discussed OSSLT practice on March 31
        • "Speak"
          • shared in small groups -  a short journal-type paragraph based on question #5 of section pgs. 84-104 - a teacher with whom you have connected.
          • class discussion questions  - pages 104-123 - from handouts. Did #1-4. Continue to organize your notes to keep for review at end of book for evaluation. 
        • No homework if all caught up for the work this week. Some suggestions if you wish to do some work:
          • Speak - read, finish questions/vocabulary to end of page 123.
          • Independent reading. Bring a book to read quietly in class for any time that you finish your class work early. Read regularly at home.
            FSF 1D  
            le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous faisons des descriptions.
              • Discussed work done yesterday and importance of working well in class - for yourself and your own progress, not just for the teachers.
              • Played Headbanz.
              • Reviewed/discussed/practiced le passé composé. See photos. Start making your own note to help understand it better. 
                • Pas de devoirs pour pour le congé de Pâques as long as all caught up. Students may wish to do some review or practice - see: Home Study extras osuggestions below.

                2016-03-23

                le mercredi 23 mars 2016

                Site of the day: Nose Papers, Christmas Blankets and Why Small Mistakes Make a Big Difference
                FSF 2D  
                le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous parlons des événements au passé. 
                • la chanson: 
                • lesson: with Brooke - l'imparfait 
                • Time to work on blog entry - le Congé/Relâche de mars - ce que j'ai fait - au passé and/or own newspaper article - paying attention to use of le passé composé vs. l'imparfait
                • les devoirs: Should be spending 15 - 20 minutes daily on French home study Monday through Thursday. If all class work is completed, follow suggestions in: Home Study extras
                  • Sixth blog entry.  FSF2D Journal/blog
                  • 2 students - Article for Thur. - read, summarize.

                ENG 1D
                learning goal: We are reading the novel "Speak".

                • "Speak"
                  • Speak - read, finish discussion questions/vocabulary - pages 104-123. Continue to organize your notes to keep for review at end of book for evaluation. 
                  • Write a short journal-type paragraph based on question #5 of this section - a teacher with whom you have connected to share in small groups tomorrow.
                • Homework: Get in the habit of doing 20 - 30 minutes of English homework every night Monday to Thursday. Review lessons, extend your knowledge or read.
                  • Speak - "journal entry" for own connection/link (question #5 of section pg 83-104).
                  • Independent reading. Bring a book to read quietly in class for any time that you finish your class work early. Read regularly at home.
                FSF 1D  
                le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous écrivons des blogues.

                2016-03-22

                le mardi 22 mars 2016

                Site of the day: 8 Mistakes That Haunt Language Learners (And How You Can Avoid Them!)
                FSF 2D  
                le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous parlons des événements au passé. 
                • Watched and developed vocabulary posters Canada Shared by Canadians - Keep Exploring
                • Introduction to Literature Circles - will be starting next Tuesday with books chosen before break.
                • Time to work on blog entry - le Congé/Relâche de mars - ce que j'ai fait - au passé
                • les devoirs: Should be spending 15 - 20 minutes daily on French home study Monday through Thursday. If all class work is completed, follow suggestions in: Home Study extras
                  • 2 students - Article for Thur. - read, summarize.
                ENG 1D
                learning goal: We are reading the novel "Speak".

                • Writers' workshop - in small groups, analyzed own childhood memory story for elements of a short story and offered ideas on how to improve the writing
                • "Speak"
                  • discussion questions  - pages 83-104. Continue to organize your notes to keep for review at end of book for evaluation. 
                  • Write a short journal-type paragraph based on question #5 of this section - a teacher with whom you have connected 
                • Homework: Get in the habit of doing 20 - 30 minutes of English homework every night Monday to Thursday. Review lessons, extend your knowledge or read.
                  • Independent reading. Bring a book to read quietly in class for any time that you finish your class work early. Read regularly at home.
                  • Speak - "journal entry" for own connection/link (question #5 of section pg 83-104).
                  • Independent reading. Bring a book to read quietly in class for any time that you finish your class work early. Read regularly at home.
                    FSF 1D  
                    le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous parlons des événements au passé.
                      • Watched and developed vocabulary posters Canada Shared by Canadians - Keep Exploring
                      • Listened to speeches from 2 contestants for HWDSB Concours Oratoire
                      • lesson - overview of le passé composé. See photos for summary of discussion. We will be doing more work on this later. No need to master it now. Just use it to help write this week's blog entry. 
                        • les devoirs: Should be spending 15 - 20 minutes daily on French home study Monday through Thursday. If all class work is completed, follow suggestions in: Home Study extras

                        le lundi 21 mars 2016

                        Site of the day: 14 French Expressions Featuring Cats
                        FSF 2D  
                        le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous parlons des événements au passé. 
                        • la chanson: Coeur de Pirate: Golden Baby
                        • le Congé de mars - interactive speaking activity about what we did over the break, followed up by review "quiz" of le passé composé and time to work on blog entry for this week - le Congé de mars - using le passé composé - variety of verbs, add details
                        • les devoirs: Should be spending 15 - 20 minutes daily on French home study Monday through Thursday. If all class work is completed, follow suggestions in: Home Study extras
                          • 2 students - Article for Thur. - read, summarize.
                        ENG 1D
                        learning goal: We are reading the novel "Speak".
                        • "Speak"
                          • poem from beginning of book - watched Poem "Speak", read, discussed and reviewed story. 
                          • discussion questions and vocabulary - pages 83-104 (if not already done) - from handouts. Continue to organize your notes to keep for review at end of book for evaluation. 
                        • Homework: Get in the habit of doing 20 - 30 minutes of English homework every night Monday to Thursday. Review lessons, extend your knowledge or read.
                          • 2 paragraphs about a childhood memory from Fri March 11. Submit on paper or share through Google Drive bkukhtaj@hwdsb.on.ca if not already done.
                          • Independent reading. Bring a book to read quietly in class for any time that you finish your class work early. Read regularly at home.
                          • Speak - read, finish questions/vocabulary to end of page 104.
                          • Independent reading. Bring a book to read quietly in class for any time that you finish your class work early. Read regularly at home.
                            FSF 1D  
                            le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous parlons des événements au passé.
                              • la chanson: Coeur de Pirate: Golden Baby
                              • les verbes au présent & les descriptions/les adjectifs - 2 practice papers b- checked work done from March 11.
                              • le Congé de mars - interactive speaking activity about what we did over the break, followed up by quick review of le passé composé and time to work on blog entry for this week - le Congé de mars - using le passé composé - variety of verbs, add details
                                • les devoirs: Should be spending 15 - 20 minutes daily on French home study Monday through Thursday. If all class work is completed, follow suggestions in: Home Study extras
                                  • les verbes/les adjectifs - handout if not already done.

                                2016-03-11

                                le vendredi 11 mars 2016

                                Are you interested in having a say in education? Check Student Voice. Applications due today, March 11, 2016.
                                Site of the day: 14 French Expressions Featuring Cats
                                FSF 2D  
                                le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous parlons des événements au passé. 
                                Mes projets pour le Congé de mars
                                • Parlons: Qu'est-ce que je ferai pendant le Congé/ le relâche de mars? (photo)
                                • reading activity in groups - DELF A2 - handout
                                • DVD: French Immersion
                                • Pas de devoirs pour le relâche de mars as long as all caught up. Students may wish to do some review or practice - see: Home Study extras osuggestions below.
                                  • Read aloud in French to help with speaking and pronunciation.
                                  • 2 students - Article for Thur. - read, summarize.
                                  • newspaper article - can work on draft, but we will be doing more work after the break
                                  • Fifth blog entry.  FSF2D Journal/blog
                                ENG 1D
                                learning goal: We are reading the novel "Speak".
                                • "Speak"
                                  • In class writing: Write 2 paragraphs about a childhood memory - preferably involving parents or guardians. Submit on paper or share through Google Drive bkukhtaj@hwdsb.on.ca
                                  • discussion questions and vocabulary - pages 83-104 (if not already done) - from handouts. Continue to organize your notes to keep for review at end of book for evaluation. 
                                • Film: Hugo - take some notes for a critique later. 
                                • No homework if all caught up for the work this week. Some suggestions if you wish to do some work:
                                  • Speak - read, finish questions/vocabulary to end of page 104.
                                  • Independent reading. Bring a book to read quietly in class for any time that you finish your class work early. Read regularly at home.
                                    FSF 1D  
                                    le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous faisons des descriptions.
                                      • les verbes au présent & les descriptions/les adjectifs - 2 practice papers
                                      • DVD: Shrek
                                        • Pas de devoirs pour le relâche de mars as long as all caught up. Students may wish to do some review or practice - see: Home Study extras osuggestions below.
                                          • les verbes/les adjectifs - handout if not already done.

                                        2016-03-10

                                        le jeudi 10 mars 2016

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                                        Site of the day: How to Ask for and Understand Directions in French 
                                        FSF 2D  
                                        le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment rédacter un travail. 
                                        • Thurs. March 10 - special food and French speaking day with Mme Magee. Excellent food and company. Merci beaucoup.
                                        • le futur simple - how to say something will happen  Answer key.
                                        • le passé - lesson and practice package with answers - to help in your newspaper article. We'll do more work with this after the break so the handouts are just a brief reference for now. 
                                        • les devoirs: Should be spending 15 - 20 minutes daily on French home study Monday through Thursday. If all class work is completed, follow suggestions in: Home Study extras
                                        ENG 1D
                                        learning goal: We are reading the novel "Speak".
                                        • Watched and discussed short video - Twin vocabulary words in English.
                                        • "Speak"
                                          • discussion questions - own notes and table - pages 83-104 - from handouts. Continue to organize your notes and vocabulary to keep for review at end of book for evaluation. 
                                        • Homework: Get in the habit of doing 20 - 30 minutes of English homework every night Monday to Thursday. Review lessons, extend your knowledge or read.
                                          • Speak - pages 83-104.
                                          • Independent reading. Bring a book to read quietly in class for any time that you finish your class work early. Read regularly at home.
                                          FSF 1D  
                                          le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous faisons des introductions et les descriptions.
                                          • Descriptions de personnes: cahier pg. 9, Ex. I - good copy in full sentences -10 different adjectives for the 5 people - submit if not finished on Monday.
                                          • Put letters and envelopes together for mailing. La grande course canadienne.
                                          • Corrected 4 handout  les descriptions/les adjectifs.
                                          • group discussion with handout "C'est quoi la culture?" Les lieux dans ma communauté.
                                          • écoute - Student Book page 9 with cahier page 14 and Audio 1.4.
                                            • les devoirs: Should be spending 15 - 20 minutes daily on French home study Monday through Thursday. If all class work is completed, follow suggestions in: Home Study extras

                                            le mercredi 9 mars 2016

                                            Are you interested in having a say in education? Check Student Voice. Applications due March 11, 2016.
                                            Site of the day:  French Vocabulary for Vegans and Vegetarians & 7 Ways to Survive as a Vegan or Vegetarian in France
                                            FSF 2D  
                                            le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous apprenons comment rédacter un travail. 
                                            • Thurs. March 10 - special food and French speaking day with Mme Magee. Think about what food you'd like to bring to share.
                                            • In library today - editing draft of newspaper article or blog entries using on-line tools such as 
                                              • un article du journal (newspaper article - using the past tense). Work on draft. The article will not be due until after the break.
                                            • Watched and filled in answers: Les Cowboys Fringants - Les Étoiles Filantes  
                                            • le futur simple - how to say something will happen  Answer key.
                                            • le passé - lesson and practice package with answers - to help in your newspaper article. We'll do more work with this after the break so the handouts are just a brief reference for now. 
                                            • les devoirs: Should be spending 15 - 20 minutes daily on French home study Monday through Thursday. If all class work is completed, follow suggestions in: Home Study extras
                                              • newspaper article - draft
                                              • 2 students - Article for tomorrow - read, summarize.
                                              • Fifth blog entry.  FSF2D Journal/blog
                                            ENG 1D
                                            learning goal: We are reading the novel "Speak".
                                            • "Speak"
                                              • discussion - table and class - pages 61-83 - from handouts. See photo for summary of tips on how to organize your notes to keep for review at end of book for evaluation. 
                                              • time to read pgs.83-104. Finish for tomorrow. There will be time to work on questions in class tomorrow.
                                              • Checked notes for Speak. 
                                            • Homework: Get in the habit of doing 20 - 30 minutes of English homework every night Monday to Thursday. Review lessons, extend your knowledge or read.
                                              • Speak - pages 83-104.
                                              • Independent reading. Bring a book to read quietly in class for any time that you finish your class work early. Read regularly at home.

                                              FSF 1D  
                                              le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous faisons des introductions et les descriptions.
                                              • Descriptions de personnes: cahier pg. 9, Ex. I - good copy in full sentences -10 different adjectives for the 5 people - submit if not finished on Monday. Include title, full name and date.
                                              • Corrected crossword puzzle from Friday together.
                                              • les descriptions/les adjectifs - handout package. Worked in groups and with help.
                                              • Checked binders.
                                                • les devoirs: Should be spending 15 - 20 minutes daily on French home study Monday through Thursday. If all class work is completed, follow suggestions in: Home Study extras
                                                  • Descriptions de personnes: cahier pg. 9, Ex. I, good copy if not already submitted
                                                  • Complete most, if not all, of descriptions/adjectives handout package.
                                                  • Fifth blog entry. FSF1D Journal/blog

                                                2016-03-08

                                                FSF 2D answer keys mars 2016 - passé, futur simple, article, imparfait


                                                 

                                                 

                                                 

                                                 

                                                le mardi 8 mars 2016

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                                                Site of the day:  French Vocabulary for Vegans and Vegetarians & 7 Ways to Survive as a Vegan or Vegetarian in France
                                                FSF 2D  
                                                le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous parlons des événements au passé. 
                                                • Thurs. March 10 - special food and French speaking day with Mme Magee. Think about what food you'd like to bring to share.
                                                • Article and discussion: La journée de la femme - answer key
                                                • le futur simple - how to say something will happen - mini-lesson and handout package. Answer key.
                                                • le passé - distributed lesson and practice package with answers - work your way through and use in your newspaper article. We'll do more work with this later so the hanouts are just a brief reference for now. 
                                                • un article du journal (newspaper article - using the past tense). Work on writing draft. Have some available for an editing/revision lesson with Brooke on Wed. The article will not be due until after the break.
                                                • les devoirs: Should be spending 15 - 20 minutes daily on French home study Monday through Thursday. If all class work is completed, follow suggestions in: Home Study extras
                                                  • newspaper article - draft
                                                  • 2 students - Article for next Thur. - read, summarize.
                                                  • Fifth blog entry.  FSF2D Journal/blog
                                                ENG 1D
                                                learning goal: We are reading the novel "Speak".
                                                • Corrected/discusses Short Story Test
                                                • "Speak"
                                                  • discussion and vocabulary - pages 41-61 - from handouts. Worked on this in class today then class discussion about themes - see photos below. See photo for summary of tips on how to organize your notes to keep for review at end of book for evaluation. 
                                                  • time to read pgs.61-83 and to start working on questions to prepare for discussion tomorrow.
                                                • Homework: Get in the habit of doing 20 - 30 minutes of English homework every night Monday to Thursday. Review lessons, extend your knowledge or read.
                                                  • Speak - pages 41-61 - prepare for discussion tomorrow
                                                  • Independent reading. Bring a book to read quietly in class for any time that you finish your class work early. Read regularly at home.

                                                  FSF 1D  
                                                  le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous écrivons des blogues.

                                                  2016-03-07

                                                  le lundi 7 mars 2016

                                                  Are you interested in having a say in education? Check Student Voice. Applications due March 11, 2016.
                                                  Site of the day: Bilingual Dog speaking...squirrel?
                                                  FSF 2D  
                                                  le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous parlons des événements au passé. 
                                                  • Thurs. March 10 - special food and French speaking day with Mme Magee. Think about what food you'd like to bring to share.
                                                  • Speaking - la fin de semaine passée de mon ami/amie
                                                  • la chanson: Beau Dommage: La complainte du phoque en alaska  & Beau Dommage: La complainte du phoque en Alaska - live version 
                                                  • mini lesson: le futur proche (aller + l'infinitif) (see photo in FSF1D part of post for reminder)
                                                  • le passé composé - review - lesson and practice package with answers - continue to work your way through and use in your newspaper article. Also today, discussed use of l'imparfait - for any times you wish to say: "was ...ing, were ...ing, used to..."  We'll do more work with this tomorrow. 
                                                  • un article du journal (newspaper article - using the past tense). Work on writing draft. Have some available for an editing/revision lesson with Brooke on Wed. Read and analyze the articles in French from last week. The article will not be due until after the break.
                                                  • les devoirs: Should be spending 15 - 20 minutes daily on French home study Monday through Thursday. If all class work is completed, follow suggestions in: Home Study extras
                                                    • newspaper article - develop ideas, read articles
                                                    • 2 students - Article for next Thur. - read, summarize.
                                                    • Fifth blog entry.  FSF2D Journal/blog
                                                  ENG 1D
                                                  learning goal: We are reading the novel "Speak".
                                                  • Video: Creativity & discussion
                                                  • "Speak"
                                                    • Discussed pgs.3-18
                                                    •  finished and presented poster: 10 lies at Westdale (7 lies if individual, 10 with partner, 15 in group of 3 or 4)
                                                    • discussion and vocabulary - pages 18-41 - from handouts. See photo for summary of tips on how to organize your notes to keep for review at end of book for evaluation. 
                                                    • can continue in class tomorrow.
                                                  • Homework: Get in the habit of doing 20 - 30 minutes of English homework every night Monday to Thursday. Review lessons, extend your knowledge or read.
                                                    • Speak - read pages 18-41
                                                    • Examining writing style/language analysis - The Tell-Tale Heart - late - was due Thurs. Feb. 25. 
                                                    • Independent reading. Bring a book to read quietly in class for any time that you finish your class work early. Read regularly at home.
                                                    FSF 1D  
                                                    le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous faisons des introductions et les descriptions.
                                                      • la chanson: Google Translate Sings: "Wrecking Ball" by Miley Cyrus (PARODY) and Let It Go - Behind The Mic Multi-Language Version (from "Frozen")
                                                      • Corrected one page of Friday's verb practice: "avoir, être, faire, aller" together, discussed the chart - finish it bit by bit and consider putting it in a plastic page protector when done to use as a reference sheet. We will correct the verb crossword puzzle tomorrow. 
                                                      • mini-lesson; le futur proche - how to say "I'm going to ..." for suggested blog topic for this week. See photo. 
                                                      • Tu parles!1 video #1A plus cahier pages 10-11
                                                      • Descriptions de personnes: cahier pg. 9, Ex. I - discussed adjectives, read instructions and models, used handout to write 10 different adjectives for the 5 people, then wrote a good copy in full sentences to submit by the end of class. Include title, full name and date as usual on submitted work.
                                                        • les devoirs: Should be spending 15 - 20 minutes daily on French home study Monday through Thursday. If all class work is completed, follow suggestions in: Home Study extras
                                                          • Descriptions de personnes: cahier pg. 9, Ex. I, good copy if not already submitted
                                                          • Fifth blog entry. FSF1D Journal/blog

                                                        2016-03-04

                                                        le vendredi 4 mars 2016

                                                        Are you interested in having a say in education? Check Student Voice. Applications due March 11, 2016.
                                                        Site of the day: 10 Canadian cities you must visit in 2016
                                                        FSF 2D  
                                                        le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous parlons des événements au passé. 
                                                        • le passé composé - review - lesson and practice package with answers - work your way through. Aim to finish for Fri. March 4.
                                                        • un article du journal (newspaper article - using the past tense). Continue developing your idea for your own article. Use handout to create graphic organizer (point form). Read some articles in English or French newspapers to be more familiar with the conventions.
                                                        • DVD: French Immersion
                                                        • Pas de devoirs pour la fin de semaine as long as all caught up. Students may wish to do some review or practice - see: Home Study extras osuggestions below.
                                                          • 2 students - Article for next Thur. - read, summarize.
                                                          • newspaper article - develop ideas, read articles
                                                          • le passé composé - review package and notes
                                                          • Fourth blog entry.  FSF2D Journal/blog
                                                        ENG 1D
                                                        learning goal: We are reading the novel "Speak".
                                                        • "Speak"
                                                          • discussion questions and vocabulary - pages 18-41 - from handouts. See photo for summary of tips on how to organize your notes to keep for review at end of book for evaluation. Continue in class and finish for Monday.
                                                          • Read pages 41-61 for Monday.
                                                        • No homework if all caught up for the work this week. Some suggestions if you wish to do some work:
                                                          • Speak - read pages 41-61 & finish questions/vocabulary pgs.18-41.
                                                          • Independent reading. Bring a book to read quietly in class for any time that you finish your class work early. Read regularly at home.
                                                          FSF 1D  
                                                          le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous faisons des descriptions.
                                                            • les verbes au présent - fill in some irregular verbs on chart given last week using reference pages at back of text Tu parles!1.No need to finish all as we will return to this another day. Aim to do at least 1/3 of them. Complete practice handout for Monday.
                                                            • DVD: Shrek
                                                              • Pas de devoirs pour la fin de semaine as long as all caught up. Students may wish to do some review or practice - see: Home Study extras osuggestions below.
                                                                • les verbes - handout if not already done.

                                                              2016-03-03

                                                              Le jeudi 3 mars 2016

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                                                              FSF 2D  
                                                              le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous parlons des événements au passé. 
                                                              • Watched C'est quoi la reforme de l'orthographe?
                                                              • Self-assessments - learning skills and work habits, and l'interaction orale.
                                                              • reference sheets - les verbes, les nombres, les questions, le passé composé x2
                                                              • 2 students presented the summary of their article from a French magazine. Questions and short discussion. Les nouvelles/les articles
                                                              • le passé composé - review - lesson and practice package with answers - work your way through. Aim to finish for Fri. March 4.
                                                              • un article du journal (newspaper article - using the past tense). Continue developing your idea for your own article. Use handout to create graphic organizer (point form). Read some articles in English or French newspapers to be more familiar with the conventions.
                                                              • les devoirs: Should be spending 15 - 20 minutes daily on French home study Monday through Thursday. If all class work is completed, follow suggestions in: Home Study extras
                                                                • newspaper article - develop ideas, read articles
                                                                • 2 students - Article for next Thur. - read, summarize.
                                                                • Fourth blog entry.  FSF2D Journal/blog
                                                              ENG 1D
                                                              learning goal: We are reading the novel "Speak".
                                                              •  Self-assessment - learning skills and work habits
                                                              • "Speak"
                                                                • Discussed pgs.3-18
                                                                •  finished and presented poster: 10 lies at Westdale (7 lies if individual, 10 with partner, 15 in group of 3 or 4)
                                                                • discussion and vocabulary - pages 18-41 - from handouts. See photo for summary of tips on how to organize your notes to keep for review at end of book for evaluation. 
                                                                • can continue in class tomorrow.
                                                              • Homework: Get in the habit of doing 20 - 30 minutes of English homework every night Monday to Thursday. Review lessons, extend your knowledge or read.
                                                                • Speak - read pages 18-41
                                                                • Examining writing style/language analysis - The Tell-Tale Heart - late - was due Thurs. Feb. 25. 
                                                                • Independent reading. Bring a book to read quietly in class for any time that you finish your class work early. Read regularly at home.
                                                              FSF 1D  
                                                              le but d'apprentissage (learning goal): Nous faisons des introductions et les descriptions.
                                                                • Self-assessments - learning skills and work habits, and l'interaction orale.
                                                                • reference sheets - les verbes, les nombres, les adjectifs
                                                                • assessment: les introductions, présenter un ami 
                                                                • les descriptions, les adjectifs - discussion, examples, handout, made posters - see photos
                                                                • les devoirs: Should be spending 15 - 20 minutes daily on French home study Monday through Thursday. If all class work is completed, follow suggestions in: Home Study extras