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  • Conformity

    Conformity

    This week in class, we’re reading “Conformity” by Charlotte Harrison. The drive to conform to group norms is a powerful force in most people’s lives. This informational text about conformity helps explain why people tend to match their beliefs and behaviors to those around them. As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Social […]

  • Incognito: English 20-1 Final Exam 2019

    The “dagger scene,” the “banquet scene,” and the “sleep-walking scene” are all significant. In relation to these scenes, discuss the following: the differences among the three the similarities the relationship of the three scenes to a central theme

  • In Camera 2: English 20-1 Final 2019

    Imagine a mysterious room. In the room there are three people waiting. The three people are deceased. The room then is a depiction of the afterlife. A character from Shakespeare’s Macbeth has spent a long time alone before eventually being joined by a character or text creator from the Oxford Anthology Anthology of Canadian Literature. […]

  • Supporting English Language Learners

    Links collected from ESL PD in September 2017 by Sherri Johnston & Marie Wood (Edmonton) Supporting English Language Learners: https://sites.google.com/s/0BxSnLb5DGYeWNndINk1aU2w5dW8/p/0BxSnLb5DGYeWWkppRU43LTRKTjA/preview?authuser=0 Characteristics of ELL (BICS vs CALP): https://sites.google.com/s/0BxSnLb5DGYeWNndINk1aU2w5dW8/p/0BxSnLb5DGYeWb1pMeER4VzB1UTA/preview?authuser=0 Woodcock-Munoz Language Survey Tools: http://www.hmhco.com/hmh-assessments/bilingual/woodcock-munoz Benchmarks: http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/eslapb/printable_benchmarks.html How to use benchmarks: http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/eslapb/documents/How_to_Use_the_Alberta_K_12_ESL_Proficiency_Benchmarks.pdf Tracking Sheets: http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/eslapb/trackingsheets.html Level 1 Read something every day, write something every day, do homework every […]

  • Macbeth: After Act 2 Personal Response

    Respond to one of the following prompts: Most of us have been afraid of the dark at one time or another. Think of a time when you or someone you know felt frightened in the dark. Describe the experience, explaining how the person dealt with the terror. Think of an action you took and then […]

  • MOOCs

    Massive Open Online Courses – MOOCS https://www.coursera.org https://www.futurelearn.com https://iversity.org https://www.open2study.com https://www.openlearning.com/courses/ https://class.stanford.edu https://www.soundviewpro.com https://www.edx.org http://libguides.usask.ca/c.php?g=16375&p=90318? http://uofa.ualberta.ca/courses/dino101 https://www.coursetalk.com/providers https://www.coursetalk.com/k12 https://www.coursetalk.com/khanacademy https://www.edx.org/course/utaustinx/utaustinx-ut-2-02x-ideas-twentieth-2631#.VAPrBkt97nc https://www.canvas.net/courses/google-ninja-1 https://www.codeschool.com/courses/discover-drive http://www.codecademy.com/tracks/htmlcss https://www.datacamp.com/courses/introduction-to-r http://firstbusinessmooc.org/wall-street/?utm_source=coursetalk&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=ctwsmfeb14 http://courses.writinguniversity.org/courses https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/upcoming https://iversity.org/courses/the-future-of-storytelling http://mruniversity.com https://www.youtube.com/user/officialStoryMOOC https://www.openlearning.com/courses/GlobalEntrepreneurship http://www.skillshare.com/classes/design/Basics-of-Photoshop-Fundamentals-for-Beginners/1320270520?via=browse

  • 2014 ELA 20 Final Exam

    1. Read/view the following texts carefully and thoughtfully before you start the writing assignments. 2. Read both the Personal/Creative and Critical/Analytical assignments before you start writing. “No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the […]

  • Why is the Night Sky Dark?

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxJ4M7tyLRE&rel=0&w=480] I’ve watched this video more than once, and I still do not know why the sky at night is dark. I only know that it is.

  • Hamlet: After Act 1

    Consider Hamlet’s second soliloquy from Act 1, Scene 5, “O all you host of heaven! O earth! what else?” to “I have sworn ‘t.” Describe Hamlet. Add a link to your post to the discussion page in the STJ Forums on Hamlet.