“I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings”

Here is a dramatic reading and youtube video of Maya Angelou’s poem. The poem reading is just up until 1:38. After which is a song.

Caged Bird video

Gr 12s

Grade 12s, please set aside time this week to do your Mock Provincial in the Test Centre.

Gr. 11: Audio for “My Last Duchess”

Here is the link to the dramatic audio recording of “My Last Duchess”. The poem is about the Duke’s last wife who died. Listen to the poem and see if you can figure out what really happened to the Duchess!

My Last Duchess

For Atwood Lovers:

Mark Your Calendars:
Margaret Atwood in Vancouver

Margaret Atwood visits Vancouver on Thursday, September 26 to discuss her sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, The Testaments. The sequel picks up the story fifteen years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead.

Tickets go on sale in June,
and you can sign up to receive notification as soon as they do.


Grade 11 Book Club Essay Topics

Eng 11 Book Club Essays 2019

Due: week of June 3rd

Eng 12 Final Novel Assignment

Attached are the assignments associated with your final Novel Project. Choose one. THE DUE DATE IS: FRIDAY, MAY 31st 

term paper

THSS Novel Scrapbook 2019

dialectical journal-2018:19

English 11

Book Clubs: you should now all have your book and have met with your book club at least once. Make sure you have met twice by our class on May 6th. I want to see your notes on or before May 6th.

TED talk Assignment: Attached is the TED talk assignment assignment and planning sheet. If you are recording your TED talk, Mr. Takasaki has set up a recording studio in Lunoch’s/Jennings’ room: 2130. Make sure you are properly prepared before setting up a filming time. Practice in front of an audience (a couple friends) prior. We will also discuss more tips and tricks in class.

5. Brainstorming

1.TED Talk Assignment Sheet and Rubric

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