8 English Due Next Tuesday 27th Nov

8A’S: Read and complete Chapter 3 of your Study Guide Sheets.

8B’s: Read and complete Chapters 1,2,3 of your Study Guide Sheets.

Most of you have almost completed the Chapter 1 sheet in class and many of you have already completed the Chapter 3 sheet with another teacher.

Don’t forget your Words Their Way Test on Tuesday.

Have a fab weekend, may God keep you all safe.

Mrs. Still 🙂


Year 12 English

Dear all,

Thanks for your insightful input into today’s discussions.

Be sure to think about some of the concepts and roll them into your journals.

For homework tonight : read Nelson Senior English pgs 242-243.

Do questions 47, 48, 49, 50, 52. We will do qu 51 in pairs tomorrow.

Due tomorrow 🙂

Year 8 Homework

Hi all
Homework for tomorrow 21st November:
1. Find FIVE sentences in The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas that show either a BEHAVIOURAL verb or an ACTION verb.
2. Write out each sentence in full, writing the verbs in GREEN.
3. Write in your word study books.
4. Some sentences in your novel may be very long and you are allowed to reasonably shorten them to suit this task.

**Remember that each night you should be practicing your spelling sorts.**

Year 8 English

Dear Year 8’s

1. Please remember to bring the novel to class, even if you have finished reading it. We will still be doing intensive work from it
2. Remember to write your new Spelling Lists into your books. Practice!
3. 8A Groups 1& 2 don’t forget to categorise as many words from your spelling list as you can into nouns and adjectives.
4. 8B must complete the hand our we worked on today. It covers the use of inferences in Chapter 1 of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.

3A English Year 12

Greetings Year 12’s

Please remember to have completed the questions on pages 240-41 for tomorrow’s work (see previous post). You must also have read the article on page 242-3 in preparation for tomorrow’s in-class discussion and questions.

3A English

Please read the following pages and answer the relevant questions in your Nelson Senior English workbook:

1. “My Place” at the bottom of page 239 and the dedication top of page 240. Answer Questions 28 & 29.
2. “The Dual Tendency…” page 240-243 and answer Q’s 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 41.
3. “The Kids Down Under-Youth Culture in Australia”. Although slightly outdate, read this feature article and be prepared to answer the following questions in class groups tomorrow: 47-52.
4. Keep up with your journal entries, you really don’t want to fall behind. Journal entry checks this Thursday. I will be expecting to see at least three quality entries at half a page or more each. Your journal may be a blog/electronic folder/handwritten work of very neat and/or creative quality.

May I commend you all on your terrific input so far in class, your ideas and discussions have been gold.

Mrs. Still 🙂

Year 8A/B English Chapter Study

1.8A’s Don’t forget to complete the study page on Chapter Two of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas that we started today in class. This is homework for tonight due tomorrow.

Have a go, you may not quite “get it” but I want you to “have a go”.

2. 8A’s will get new Words Their Way spelling lists tomorrow. Bring scissors, glue Word Study books etc. Test will be next Tuesday.

3. Some of you have not finished reading the novel The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. I would remind you that you should have finished the novel by last Friday 9th November. Please get your parent/guardian to contact me if you are having trouble finishing the novel.

4. 8B’s will have your test on Chapters 6-10 of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas tomorrow.

5. 8B’s also remember to study your new “Words Their Way” spelling list. Test next Tuesday.

6. Finally, several of you have not submitted the good copy of your film review. Please get them in by tomorrow at the latest unless otherwise arranged with myself.

Mrs. Still

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