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21/02/2011 21:25

Problem-Solution Speech

For Tuesday, Feb 22, don't forget to bring your topic idea, draft thesis, and websoite info/printouts from your research.  Also your laptop so you can have classtime to work on writing the speech! Here's a copy of the guideline, just in case you've misplaced yours: Problem-solution pattern.doc...


07/02/2011 11:17

Order of speakers for 2-minute sheech

Tuesday, Feb 8 1.  Sarah 2. Kelly 3. Koorosh 4.  Amm 5.  Foam 6.  Haley 7.  Pimda   Thursday Feb 10 8.  Boss 9.  Kaye 10.  David 11.  May 12.  Victor 13.  Alan 14.  Tun 15.  Best 16.  Sar   NOTE:  If David is still...


01/02/2011 09:55

Assignment for 2-minute speech

Topic: You may choose-- either select a quote or saying with which you agree.    OR choose a school appropriate topic of any type. Prepare a two-minute talk explaning your ideas about the topic.  Be sure to support your ideas with explanation, facts/ and or...


01/02/2011 00:03

Public Speaking Resources

Here are some websites that can help you with public speaking. Some are general tips on getting rid of your fear or anxiety, others are sites with advice on the techniques of delivering a speech, still others are site to help you select topic and write speeches.   This list of resources...


31/01/2011 23:55

Reading Passage for Feb 1-3

Read the passage and answer the questions. Look up the vocabualry too! Laws Againstdistracted pedestrian.docx (1,1 MB)


27/01/2011 16:02

Important: Changes to final Essay Due Date

Because most of you still need to make content revisions, we have not yet had time to focus on editing for grammar.  Revised essays are due on Monday Jan. 31 I will return these with comments I hope on Tuesday or give them to you at morning assembly on Wednesday. Polished final copies are due...


25/01/2011 09:01

Essay of Opposing Ideas-Final copy

Drafts will be returned on Thursday Final copies of essays are due on Monday, Jan 31   Homework for Thursday: Read the essay of Argumentation on page 223-224 Answer the questions under "respond to the Reading" on pg 224


24/01/2011 11:11

Essays of Opposition Due Tuesday

Drafts of your essays of opposing ideas should be turned in on Tuesday, Jan. 25 We will be looking at them in class so if you do not have your draft, you will miss out!     1) you won't get marks for classwork for Tuesday     2) you will  not get the chance to...


19/01/2011 15:46

Essay of Opposing Ideas- outline of work

Write a thesis statement and opening paragraphs (1-2) for Thursday Jan. 20 Follow the sample procedure outlined in the textbook on pg 173 to form your thesis sentence Follow the suggestions on page 177 for what to include in the  beginning paragraphs of your essay   For Monday, Jan...


19/01/2011 08:19

Vocabulary and Grammar January 17-20

Re-Test on Vocabulary = Thursday January 20 Information and Practice exercises for Infinitive phrases can be found under the GRAMMAR HELP link on the laft-hand menu