ELA 90: Unit Plan & News
Contact Info: rdelainey@lcbi.sk.ca
Cell # for Mr. Delainey: 306-867-4282

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May 25th
The calendar has been updated to include the final unit of the year (a novella called Old Man & the Sea).

Monday, May 25th

1.Work period for chapters 10, 11 and 12.

Tuesday, May 26th

1. Work period for chapters 10, 11 and 12.

Wednesday, May 27th

1. Meet 11: 15 am sharp. Correcting 10, 11 and 12.

Thursday, May 28th

1. Meet at 1:30 to finish marking chapter based vocabulary, summaries, and questions.

Friday, May 29th

1. Outsiders Exam. Log into your Quia Account for the ELA 90 class. Check the test link. Click the test link.

Monday, June 1st

1. Meet at 11:15 to start the Old Man & the Sea novel study. Show students where everything is and how to navigate the site.

2. Present "Hemingway and the Man" PowerPoint (a biography of the novel's author).

3. Assign reading: read pages 1 to 10.

Tuesday, June 2nd

1. Read pages 1 to 10.

2. Work on writing assignment 1. Due: Monday, June 8th.

Wednesday, June 3rd

1. Read pages 11 to 20.

Thursday, June 4th

1. Read pages 11 to 20.

2. Work on wriitng assignment 2. Due: Monday, June 8th.

Friday, June 5th

1.Meet at 11:15 to touch base about the story and see how everyone is progressing.

2. Task: go through a list of the symbolic significance of character names and do some digging into what each name means, e.g. Manolin, Martin, Rogelio, Perico, Marlin, Santiago, and Pedrico.

3. Any time remaining can be used to complete writing assignments 1 and 2.

Both writing assignments are due for Monday, June 8th.

Monday, June 8th

1. Read pages 21 to 32.

 

Tuesday, June 9th

1. Read pages 21 to 32.

2. Work on writing assignment 3. Due: Wednesday, June 17th.

Wednesday, June 10th

1. Meet at 11:15 to discuss answers and responses to writing assignments 1 and 2.

2. Any time remaining can be spent working on assignment 3.

Thursday, June 11th

1. Read pages 33 to 43.

2. Work on writing assignment 4. Due: Wednesday, June 17th.

Friday, June 12th

1. Meet at 11:15 to discuss biblical references and allusions made in Old Man & the Sea (click here to access the relevant website).

2. Any time reminaing can be spent working on assignment 4.

Both writing assignments are due on Wednesday, June 17th.

Monday, June 15th

1. Read pages 43 to 48 (finish the book).

2. Spend any time remaining finishing writing assignments 3 and 4.

3. If you have finished everything consider completing one of the following quizes to practice for the upcoming novel end test.

SparkNotes Test

GradeSaver Test

SoftSchools Test

CliffsNotes Test

Tuesday, June 16th

1. Finish reading book.

2. Finish remaining writing assignments and submit them to Mr. Delainey.

3. If you have finished everything consider completing one of the following quizes to practice for the upcoming novel end test.

SparkNotes Test

GradeSaver Test

SoftSchools Test

CliffsNotes Test

Wednesday, June 17th

1. Meet at 11:15 to discuss answers and responses to writing assignments 3 and 4.

2. Any time remaining students should go through their writing assignments by studying them, i.e. there are questions related to these assignments on the test.

You can also play one of the quizzes listed below.

SparkNotes Test

GradeSaver Test

SoftSchools Test

CliffsNotes Test

 

Thursday, June 18th

1. Old Man & the Sea test. Log in to Quia to write the test.

 

Friday, June 19th

1. School year completed.

2. If there are any assignments you haven't yet completed for any class, you should spend the time remaining getting caught up in whatever class.