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  • 1. Welcome to Grade
    9 Academic English!
    Please take a seat at any of the desks.
  • 2. Teacher: Mrs. Douglas
    Favourite Book: The Book Thief
    Favourite Genre: Historical Fiction
  • 3. We are about to take off on a literary adventure. We will begin our voyage in Verona where Romeo and Juliet hide their relationship from their parents who are feuding to the death. We will travel on a journey with David as he runs from the "norms" determined to destroy all mutants. There are many other exciting places to visit and people to meet as we explore the idea of acceptance and the need for tolerance in society.
  • 4. But first, some housekeeping...
    Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: NONE
    Unit Titles and Approximate Time per unit:
  • 5.
  • 6. Assessment and Evaluation:
    70 % Term Assessment
    20% Reading and Literature Studies
    20% Writing
    20% Oral Communication
    10 % Media
    30 % Final Summative Assessment
    20% Exam
    10% Performance Task
  • 7. Attendance
    Rule 1: Attend regularly
    Rule 2: Be prepared
    Rule 3: The 3 minute rule
    Rule 4: Be responsible
    Rule 5: No wandering
  • 8. Other Class Rules
    No Food and Drinks
  • 9. Other Class Rules
    Mutual respect
  • 10. Other Class Rules
    Tune IN not OUT
  • 11.
  • 12. A Critical Challenge
    Examine the photo and with a partner answer the following questions. Be prepared to defend your conclusions.
    1. Where was this photo taken?
    2. Without making inferences, what is
    going on in this photo?
    3. Make some inferences about what is
  • 13. A Critical Challenge