ENG 3U: Rhetorical Devices and a Move Pitch

I think I promised you a video from David Morrissey; it is short, but awesome… Today, we will examine rhetorical devices in some detail. Please add the following to your notes: Rhetorical Question: a question that the speaker does not expect to have answered by the listener, perhaps because the answer is obvious Anaphora: beginning…

CHW 3M Toolkit

Learn 360: A link to thousands of videos from across the curriculum. See me for the password. BBC Ancient History: This site contains articles, galleries, and even a few games created some of the top historians in England. BBC History Magazine Podcasts: This magazine provides some of the best podcasts around. Still, if you download the…

ENG 2D Toolkit

Macbeth: An online version of the text Macbeth: Watch this stellar version of the Scottish play online. Patrick Stewart (Star Trek, the X-Men) plays the lead role. Learn 360: A link to thousands of videos from across the curriculum. See me for the password. Chomp Chomp: Not so sure about grammar? This site has tonnes of…

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CHW 3M: Day 1

This course will introduce you to several important cultures and eras that predate the 16th century. We will examine each of these cultures using the same basic criteria, but our focus will vary slightly from culture to culture. Here is a quick overview of the units this semester, along with the major assignments for each…

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ENG 3U: Dive In

We will begin with a quick overview of the course profile. Next, we will talk about the blogging/portfolio project Then, we need discuss the projected assignments for the course (try to contain your excitement). Projected Term Assignments Five People You Meet in Heaven skit Oral Texts test Blogs Taxonomy Essay Twelfth Night Assignment Novel Tutorials…

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ENG 2D: Start Your Engines

Here is a list of the assignments that will be formally evaluated. Please note that they do not include regular writing tasks designed to help you communicate more effectively. Becoming a better writer tutorial articles for the Centurion (our online newspaper) Short Story Macbeth articles A test in-class media essay Novel presentations This semester, you…