Assignment 1.4 Essential Questions Activity: The Writing Process (Planning page)
Select one of the listed essential questions and use that as the basis for beginning to work
with the Writing Process chart.
1. To what degree can an individuals choices an
Personal Response to
In the end, its not the years in your life that
count. Its the life in your years.- Abraham Lincoln
I read this quote by Abraham Lincoln last year when I was reading my social 20 textbook and it seems to have stuc
Words can help make a person who they are. Im 18 right now but I know certain people who have said
encouraging words that I now use in my everyday life. They have even shaped my personality. I progress
through life like everyone else but there are definit
1.1b who am I?
I had to use Word due to problems saving my writing in the PDF doc. I kept losing the material.
Character: Ingrid Gallardo
Where am I from?
I am from Guatemala City and I moved to Canada when I was 26. I wanted to have a n
2.2 A Puzzling Piece of Work
We Must Have Dreams by John Amagoalik
What is the message?
John Amagoaliks essay is a very
strong and passionate plea towards
the Inuits need to keep their
culture, language and strong bond
to nature. He is pushing back
1.2 What Does Poetry Have to Say?
Who is the speaker of
What is the message
speaker is trying to
communicate to the
The speaker of the
poem is a man(or really
any individual) who
1.2 What Does Poetry Have to Say?
In what stage of life
does the speaker of the
poem appear to be?
What lines of the poem
lead you to believe
Look carefully at the
individual lines of the
poem. What is the
essential message the
speaker is saying to
WAITING FOR THE RAIN
BY SHEILA GORDON
By Marcel Gallardo
ARTIST ROLE DUTIES
As an artist, you will visually represent your element as it is developed in the
You can choose any form of original text to represent your understanding.
6.3 Short Story Character Assignment
As I left the hotel, I saw a beggar coming down the street. He had a battered cane and absolutely looked
awful. I soon recognized that he could not see and a wave of empathy came over me. I could not help
but feel sorr
The visual in The Cape p. 377 is simply a painting. The focus is on the barn within the dull country
background. The color is not that bright (darker) which makes it feel more sober and sad. There are
some lighter parts but for the most part it is dark in
You and a buddy are off on an outing to explore the forest when you get lost and encounter a mother
bear and her cub.
I opened my eyes to the roar of my alarm blasting in my left ear. Extremely frustrated, I smoked the
alarm clock snooze button wi
Read Dreams on p. 89 in your Sightlines 10 textbook and complete the chart below.
My Response to Dreams by Langston Hughes
What emotions did you feel as you read the poem?
This poem is a strong challenge for those that have childr
6.4 Novel Character Analyst Assignment
Complete the chart below if you chose to do the Analyst Assignment. If you
choose to complete the assignment in a different way, delete this chart and present your
assignment here. Note: The example has been provided
5.1 Exploring Film Questions
Now that you are familiar with the film in a basic sense, it is time to study it in greater
detail. Watch the film a second time (with the subtitles on if you have a DVD version).
Watching the bonus features or revie
Instructions: Complete this chart or delete this chart and create your own organizer.
Note: Be sure to complete the second page of this chart, if you use this organizer.
Exploring Visuals (Planning)
Title of Visual: _
The racism seen throughout Waiting for the Rain,
Leaves the reader of this book with a heart pain.
The society rules that Tengo lived in seemed to be made by fools,
It just was so cruel.
Black kids and families were looked down upon just because of the co
5.3 Critical Response to the Film, The Blind Side.
Facing Lifes Challenges
Facing challenges in our day to day life is inevitable so it is important to know how to properly deal with
them. Facing challenges refers to facing a variety of struggles in life.
How do I deal with conflicting perspectives?
I will admit that when I have a conflict with someone I try to avoid it at all costs. I would much rather
create a solution where an agreement can be reached so that we just can get along. Although it is
4.3 Modern Play Worksheet
Read Heat Lightning on pp. 258-267 Sightlines 10 and answer the following
1. What mood is set by the opening visual on p. 258? What details suggest this mood?
The mood created by the visual is a sen
I wrote this poem based upon the visual on pg 8 in Sightlines Textbook.
Why does time fly by?
Numerous old alarm clocks with wings flying in the bright blue sky on their journey.
It makes me feel like a kid again in the middle of a daydream.
The rattle of
3.3 Exploring Integrity Worksheet
After you have studied Mohammeds Finding and Using Good Online
Information tutorial, answer the following questions.
1. Research and write the definition of integrity, using either a print or an online
7.2 Novel Symbols and Irony Archivist Assignment
If you chose to complete the archivist assignment for symbols and irony, provide your
response here. Feel free to attach extra pages here, if necessary.
How do poets engage their readers?
Usually, when I think of poetry I have a negative viewpoint. For the most part it is interesting but the
poet usually has a twisted and confusing point of view on a subject. Yes, in a lot of cases it is done to
4.4 Graphic Organizer for Heat Lightning
Complete the graphic organizer below.
Step 1 Topic: COPING WITH STRESS
Define the topic:
Coping refers to the thoughts and actions we use to deal
with stress. In large part, feeling stressed or not depends
February 12, 2015
Mr. Jim Prentice
307 Legislature Building
10800 97 Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5K 2B6
Dear Mr. Jim Prentice,
My name is Marcel Gallardo and I am writing you to see if our government can consider revising a
present law. The age when a teenager
6.1 Short Story Setting Assignment
Read Tony OBriens biography on p. 398 and his article, My Search for the Friend I Left
Behind on pp. 114-117 of your Sightlines 10 textbook. Answer the following
1. Where did he begin his career as a writer an
7.1 Poetry Symbols and Irony Assignment
Highlight the poem you have selected from the list below:
Illustrate your symbol below. Below your illustration, write your paragraph that describes
your choice of symbol her
Hi my name is Marcel from 10-2 and this is my speech for We Must Have Dreams By john Amagoalik.
The author believes that elders or adults must teach the children their culture, important beliefs and
morals. The Inuit cultural, according to John, seems to
Consider how you relate to the topic
(Consider your opinion of the topic):
I think that challenges are never easy but
they are necessary for you to become
stronger and more prepared for things to
come in the future like kids, work, taxes,
getting a house,
Quarterback Comparison CFL
(Project booklet being
dropped off at ADLC office)
Question to explore
From the 2015, how did the quarterbacks rank when considering
average number of yards passing to touchdown passes?
Analyze data and create a