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Welcome to Grade 11 University English! Please take a seat at any of the desks.
Teacher: Mrs. Douglas Favourite Book: The Book Thief Favourite Genre: Historical Fiction
We are about to take off on a grand adventure together where we will learn from the mistakes of others. We will begin our journey in Afghanistan where we learn about the trials and tribulations of growing up Pashtun. Then, we will travel to Scotland where ambition leads to insanity. Afterwards, on to a familiar continent in a foreign time where we will learn about the American dream. There are many places to go, and many people to meet as we experience some of humanity's strongest emotions: guilt, regret, and betrayal.
http://www.google.ca/ But first, some housekeeping... Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: ENG2D1 Unit Titles and Approximate Time per unit:
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
Attendance Rule 1: Attend regularly Rule 2: Be prepared Rule 3: The 3 minute rule Rule 4: Be responsible Rule 5: No wandering
Other Class Rules No Food and Drinks
Other Class Rules Mutual respect
Other Class Rules Tune IN not OUT
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. When was this photo taken (what month, what day of the week, what hour? 3. What is going on in the photo?