January 16, 2017

Good afternoon Grade 11s, Today we wrote our sight passage paragraph and multiple choice questions as preparation for our midyear. We read a short story and then wrote a thematic paragraph answer on it. We were able to decide if we wanted to use the assessment as part of our mark, or if we merely…

January 12, 2017

Good morning Grade 11s, To start class, we read chapter 12. We found out that the boys were rescued and that the when something comes to save the outcome despite it looking completely hopeless, that the device is known as deus ex machina. Following that discussion, we had a hypothetical discussion of who would have…

January 10, 2017

Good morning Grade 11s, First of all, I want to thank you for all the amazing discussion questions I received. They were very well thought out. I also appreciate that majority of you did them; I was very pleased with this. We then got right into the Socratic Seminar. There were some immensely interesting perspectives…

January 6, 2017

Good morning Grade 11s, Today we began class by finishing our playlist up to Chapter ten. We then read Chapter 11 and wrote a reflection on what had happened and how we felt. Following this, we wrote three questions for a class discussion that will occur next class. We will be participating in a Socratic…

January 4, 2017

Good afternoon Grade 11s, Welcome to 2017! How exciting! I hope you all had a wonderful break and feel refreshed and rejuvenated for the next bit of the school year. Today in class we began by each group being assigned a chapter from chapters 1 through 9 to write a 30 second review and summary of…

December 15, 2016

Good afternoon Grade 11s, Today we began class by completing our self and group evaluation. Once this was done, we read Chapter 9 together as a class. We learned of the death of Simon; we discussed the symbolism and how the Christ-like figure’s destruction seems to indicate that there will be no hope for redemption….

December 13, 2016

Hello there Grade 11 Script Writers, Today we began class be receiving our Allegorical Multis  back and filling in our writing log. We then continued to work on our script; we followed this with presenting our scripts focusing on furthering the conversation that happens between the beast and Simon. We completed a self and peer-evaluation…

December 5, 2016

Hello there multi-writers, Today in class we wrote our allegorical multi. You chose one of the three allegories and connected it thematically to the novel, Lord of the Flies. You must read chapter 8 for homework. See you all on Wednesday, Miss Coleman

December 1, 2016

Welcome to December Grade 11s, We’ve nearly made it through the first part of the year! Today we went over the structure of an analytical multi. The notes are available on moodle. You then began planning your allegorical multi-paragraph for Monday. Remember, you must come up with a theme that is related to the allegory…

November 29, 2016

Good morning Grade 11s, Today in class, we began by discussing one of Sigmund Freud’s psychological theories –his Structural theory. We discussed the id, ego and super-ego and their relation to the characters in the novel. We then had a discussion of the other two allegories for the the novel, which are the political and…

November 25, 2016

Good afternoon Grades 11s, Today in class we began by finishing up our cards for the prison ministry. Then we worked on the different types of leadership happening in LOTF. We discussed the similarities and differences between the two leadership styles. Then we went on to read chapters six and seven. Have a wonderful weekend, Miss…

November 22, 2016

Hello Grade 11s, Today we began class  by completing a reading check on Chapter 5 with a partner. This was a new type of reading check that took a bit more time to complete. Following that, we discussed the fact that Carney now has a Prison Ministry and we will be writing Christmas cards for…