Eng 10 Metaphor assignment

Complete the following assignment for Friday November 29th. This is the last assessment for your Term 1 report card. All other assignments should already have been handed in.

THSS metaphor assignment 2019

Grade 12s

We will be working on “The Necklace” story this week in class and the corresponding questions. Next week we will have class to work on the essay (A comparison between Paul from “Paul’s Case” and Madame Loisel from “The Necklace”.

I will help edit as many essays as possible, but consider your schedule and when you can come and see me in a work block (You can see me in the Great Hall or Library). The questions and the essay are due for cut-off: November 29th.

The Necklace and Pauls Case


Grade 10

Finish reading “The Metaphor” and write a few metaphors of your own! 🙂

Metaphor Story

Gr 12: next story

Attached is the link to an article and a story called “The Necklace”. This link includes pictures and vocabulary etc. Read the story for next class. You are not responsible for the questions from this link, but it is helpful to look at. Follow this link:

The Necklace story

Next week we will be working on analysis questions (that will be provided–not the same as on the link) and I will assign a synthesis essay comparing Madame Loisel from “The Necklace” and Paul from “Paul’s Case”. There are 3 essay questions to choose from.

Gr 12 “Paul’s Case” Assignment

Paul’s Case Study assignment 2019

Possible Sentence Starters:

  • The person our case study involves is…
  • His home life is…
  • We’ve observed this type of behaviour…
  • His interaction with fellow students (Social Skills) is…
  • His classroom behaviour is…
  • We spoke to these people:
  • His teachers report…
  • His academic performance is…
  • To attempt to address the problems, we suggest…


Grade 12s

Group Case Study due next week!!

Reminder: You should be almost finished reading your Independent NOVEL (look under the novel study tab). The Dialectical Journal assignment will be due the week of Dec 9th

Gr 10 Paragraph due Thursday

Grade 10’s: your paragraph good copies are due by the end of the week (We don’t have school this Friday). You must see me to show me your plan/rough copy prior to Thursday. Remember, I am also available in the library Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

Paragraph topic Choices: Choose One

  1. In a paragraph of 150-200 words, with direct reference to Shirley Jackson’s “The Possibility of Evil”, discuss Miss Stangeworth’s personality.


  1. Discuss how Shirley Jackson effectively uses characterization to reveal Miss Strangeworth’s inner motivations.


**Remember: This is a persuasive paragraph. Provide quotations from the story as evidence. Explain how your quotations prove your point (this is your answer to the “So what?”). Have a look at the “Do’s and Don’t’s” of Writing and “Quoting from Novels and Stories” under the writing tab