7&7/8D Language Arts June 1-5

Posted: May 31, 2020

Good morning ladies and gentlemen, I hope you all had a great weekend.  Please note that there will be no more postings in Commonlit for the remainder of the year.  I miss you all and look forward to seeing you out and aboutJ

Read for 30 minutes each day. Record what you read.

Choose one writing choice from the grid below each day.

You are living through a time that will go down in history. Write a letter to your future child and describe what your life has been like living during this pandemic especially during shut down.

Write a thank you note to a front line worker in your family who had to go to work each day while we stayed home and safe. Tell them how much you appreciate them going out and doing their job, risking getting sick, to help us all.

How would you like to see this school year end? It was cut short so abruptly, write about what you think would be a perfect ending to the year.

How did the new orange stage guidelines presently by Premier Higgs change your and/or your family’s life? Does having more businesses open up and being able to socialize outside in groups of under 10 changed your way of life. Write about it.

Have you seen any really memorable online musical performances? Write about the one that sticks out in your mind and why.

When is the last time you had a haircut? Write about what you have noticed about other people’s hair on television, online or if you were out. Write about it. Do you think hair stylist should have been able to open sooner, why or why not?

What are you looking most forward to this summer? Write about it. Is this an activity that may be unavailable to you because of the pandemic

Do you have a favourite spot in your house or yard? Write to explain it, how you feel when you are there and why it is special for you.

It looks like the travel within NB will be our only option for a while. Search Tourism NB’s website and choose a place that you would like to visit and write about it. Explain why you chose it, how long it would take to get there and who would you like to travel with.