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English 9 is a required course for all grade 9 students at Concordia. True or False?
What matters most to your teachers?
Your academic performance
Your score on a unit test
What standards do we use in English 9?
The Thunder Way
In Unit 1, we will be reading ___________________.
The Hobbit and The Odyssey
Gilgamesh and The Odyssey
In Unit 1, we will be comparing and contrasting ______________________.
The Hero's Journey
In Unit 3, what will be one of our main focuses?
Research and writing
Which of the following is NOT an expected learning outcome of this course?
Demonstrate reading comprehension of grade-level texts.
Use grade-level discourse in academic discussions and presentations.
Memorize all key plot points, characters, and examples of literary devices from course readings.
Three types of writing: narrative, argumentative, research.
Which of the following is NOT on the reading list this year.
Journey to the West
First They Killed My Father
Late work will be accepted even after the summative assessment for that unit. True of False?
I can automatically do a retake on any assessment if I'm unhappy with my grade.
The Thunder Way states, "We believe in integrity. Therefore, we speak and act honestly." Does plagiarism violate The Thunder Way?
What style of citation do we use in this class?
Sometimes your teacher will assign you homework so that you can learn content at home by yourself. True or False?
Engagement and participation are expected in this course. True or False?
Technology devices may be used for whatever purpose you see fit. True or False?
Where can you find information, such as announcements and assignments, about this course?
Students may communicate questions or concerns with their teacher through email or in person at any time. True or False?
Students are permitted to leave the classroom during breaks without consulting the teacher. True or False?
Which of the following is NOT a classroom expectation?
Be prepared with reading and assignments completed before coming to class.
Eat snacks and enjoy drinks of your choosing during class time.
Be respectful of everyone and the learning environment.
Keep a positive attitude and do your best.
How will Summative and Formative Assessments be counted in your gradebook?
Summative = 75%
Formative = 25%
Summative = 60%
Formative = 40%
Summative = 50%
Formative = 50%
Summative = 80%
Formative = 20%
In English 9, we use Proficiency Scales to assess your work. True or False?
Which of the following is NOT an example of a Summative Assessment?
In order to do a retake, I must schedule a meeting with my teacher, have all formative work completed, and submit an official retake application. True or False?
How many times are report cards sent home to parents each school year?
Using ChatGPT and other LLMs to produce written work and then passing it off as my own is an example of plagiarism and academic dishonesty. Doing so will result in me receiving an F and facing further disciplinary action involving Dr. Sutherland and my parents. True or False?