English 8A, week 49-51 Explore webb pages and apps

Our last project for this semester is something we have decided together to do! We will try out numerous of different webb pages and apps, to evaluate them. When we have found webb pages and apps we like – we will put them in a list of our favourites. That will give us our own, unique list of our favourites to use and learn from.

Hall of Fame

/Miss Marianne

English 9A & 9B, World War Two, week 49-51

Our last project for this semester in English class will be watching the Movie The Boy in Striped Pyjamas. We have already started the project by reading texts about the concentration camps during the war to get acquaintanted with words that might turn up in the movie and to have some preunderstandig to what happened during World War Two. Since you have, and will study World War Two in social studies, this is a follow up to those studies and also to learn some more.

We will also have discussions in small groups where you will get questions to talk about. You will also get the chance to talk about what we have seen and experienced in the movie.

Striped pyjamas

/Miss Marianne

English 9A & 9B, Let’s Talk Japan, week 45-46

We are now working with and practising our reading skills by reading texts in our textbook and working with exercises that has to do with them in our workbook.

We will work in our workbook, page 31-32, with all the excersices to the text called What is Manga? After that we are moving on to the text called Bushido the Samurai Way. The exercises to that text is in our workbook on pages 33 -34. Work with exercises 1 – 5. Use your reading strategies while you read and work with the texts.

/Miss Marianne

English 8A, Let’s Talk Movies, week 45

This week we will work in our English books and finish up all the work connected to the chapter about movies. We are getting closer to having a writing test very soon! Be aware!

This week our verbal presentation about a movie starts. First group will do theirs on Wednesday during half class. I am so excited!! Remember you need to practice at home and be on top of the time it takes to present your movie – four minutes.

/Miss Marianne

English 8A, Let’s Talk Movies

This week (40) you should be done in your workbook until at least page 103 – 105. Maybe even with page 107. Next week we might have to work with the crosswordpuzzle on page 106. Homework, for week 40, is marked words in your textbook page 127 – 129. You are able to see them on Instagram – I put a picture there, as usual.

/Miss Marianne

Englishtest Freak, 9A & 9B, week 41 and week 42

During week 41 you will have your verbal test of Freak. You will have your notes with you during the whole test, sit in groups of three and record your conversation. Afterwards you mail your recording to me.

During week 42 you will have your writing test of Freak. You will have your written preparations during the whole test. You are going to write a chronicle. Remember to study how to write a chronicle before the test. All information about writing a chronicle is in Dropbox. Also use TTF on Thursday in week 41 to come and talk to me to get help how to write, if you need. You are more then welcome!

/Miss Marianne

 

English, 9A & 9B, Let’s Talk Japan!

Today we will start working in our new English books, Happy! Yeah!

You, 9B, has chosen to start with the chapter about Japan. 9A you will get to choose the next chapter we will work with.

During our first lesson we will listen to the first chapter, p.24-26, get a homework and work in our workbook on page 22. I wonder wich day you will choose as your day for homework … Now I know! You both picked Tuesday as your day for h0mework.

Your homework will be chosen words from page 24-26 in our textbook. Look at Instagram, I will put a picture of them there.

/Miss Marianne

Freak, week 38. English 9A & 9B

The last lesson for this week we went back and watched the two clip about Photoshop and answered questions in pair. Also make sure you take notes of your conversation, to use later. Remember the topic!

Questions to the two Photoshop clips
1st clip Photoshop

* What is your thoughts about Photoshop and how it is used in commercials?

* Would there be any circumstances where it is useful?

* Do we need to look our best everywhere?

* If you could, would you use Photoshop? Why?

 

2nd clip, Jean Kilbourne

* In what way does advertising tell us who we should be?

* What does Mrs. Kilbourne think advertising tell us about women? How is that? Do you agree?

* What could it do to a little girl, striving to achieve the looks in advertising? Explain how you think.

* If you look at advertising in magazines or on the Internet, do the girls and the women have lines in her face? Why?

* What did Cindy Crawford say about herself? Why?

* What happened to Jessica Alba and Kelly Clarkson and they being in magazines?

* “Slim down your way”, what is that all about?

* Women made part of a video game? Why?

* Mrs. Kilbourne talks about turning human beings into human things. What does Mrs. Kilbourne say happens when one do that?    Explain!

* What are your thoughts to what Mrs. Kilbourne says about using parts of the women body?

* What does this do to girls?

* What are your thoughts about the models having anorexia?

* What did Kate Winslet say about herself on a magazine cover?

 

/Miss Marianne

Freak, week 38. English 9A & 9B

We have moved on this week and watched two more clip. This time they were about Photoshop.
1. Watch this film about Photoshop

http://youtu.be/S_vVUIYOmJM

2. Discussion with your partner and then write your reflection

3. Now, watch this film as well.

http://www.upworthy.com/5-minutes-of-what-the-media-actually-does-to-women-8

4. Again, talk with your partner about what you just saw. Take notes for your article later.

 

/Miss Marianne