English Home Language (MPOFU) Additional Work
Hello everyone!! I’ve missed you all so much! I hope that all of you are healthy and staying safe. I know that many of us (myself included) are worried about the way forward during this pandemic, but never fear when your teacher is near! This document outlines the required activities and tasks needed in order for you to successfully complete term 2. Please copy the first page of this document in your workbooks so that you can always refer back to it when needed. Stay safe 🙂
Lockdown revision quick guide
In case you thought the work given before the lockdown was a waste… It wasn’t. This is a brief explanation/recap of what you should have done already. If you did not finish as yet, please do it ASAP. I will provide (upload) a detailed memo on Monday, 8 June 2020 in order for you to check your work. If you ‘re completely lost, please send me an email. Remember to add your name, surname and class.
Grade 9s I trust you are healthy and safe.”We belong” poetry notes.Please copy them into you workbook and do the questions. The memo will be posted next week Tuesday so you have until then to complete it. Scanned copies from textbook have been included for those who do not have their textbooks at home.
Lockdown Revision Memo
Hello grade 9s :)! As promised, here is the memo for the activities given at the start of the lockdown. Should you have any queries, please send an email and I’ll reply as soon as I can. Please do the corrections as we would in a normal class setting (with pencil or pink pen). Stay safe 🙂 ! Ms P.
We belong memo
Here is the memo to the “We Belong” poem posted last week. please mark your work, draw a line and start you next poem, “How to Be a Poet”. You will have one week to complete the nest poem and its questions. Stay safe.
Lockdown poems part 22020-06-12
Hi Grade 9s. Here is the second poem “How to Be a Poet”. Please ensure you have completed “We Belong” in you work book BEFORE you do this poem. Copy the notes into your book and answer the questions to follow. the memo will be posted next week. I have attached scans from the textbook for those who do not have their textbooks at home.
Hi grade 9’s, I hope all of you are well. Please copy these slides into your workbooks under literature. The slides will help you to answer the questions on page 92. You should complete the questions by Monday, 15 June. I will upload the answers before 23:59 pm on the day, giving you enough time to email me should you need help. Kind Regards, Ms Poonsamy.
Hi everyone, I thought I’d give you an extra day to complete the poem, as I know you well enough to know you weren’t planning on working on a public holiday. The memo is uploaded, as per the teacher’s guide’s suggested answers. Please remember that I am available via email to answer all your questions. 🙂 Kindly, Miss Poonsamy
How to be a poet MEMO2020-06-30
Hi Grade 9s. Here is the memo to how to Be a Poet. Please mark your work and rule off.
Short stories and fairy tales
Hello grade 9’s! 🙂 I hope you are well. I’ve uploaded a PowerPoint on Fairy-tales, short stories and folklore. Please copy the slides into your workbooks (in your literature section) and complete the activity at the end of the presentation. The activity is based on the story Rumpelstiltskin (also provided). I will upload the answers on Friday 3 July, giving you ample time to finish. As per usual, if you have any questions or concerns, send me an email and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible. I will also upload mandatory language activities on Friday, which you have to have completed by Monday, 6 July. Remember to stay safe.
Language Activities to Complete
Hello grade 9’s :). Here is the memo for the Fairy-tale activity as well as the language activities that you need to complete in your workbooks. Please mark neatly and do corrections as per usual. I shall upload the language memo on Tuesday. If you need any help or additional information, feel free to send an email. Stay safe 🙂 Ms Poonsamy
Language Activities Memo2020-07-10
Hi everyone! Here is the memo for the language activities in the textbook. Please mark your work and ensure that you do the corrections. Remember to rule-off after each section. Stay safe guys :). Ms Poonsamy
Happy Friday grade 9’s! I hope you are staying safe and healthy. Please copy these slides into your workbooks and complete the activity as indicated on the last slide by Monday, 13 July. Also remember your prepared speeches. Thank you to those who have already sent them to me. 🙂 Ms Poonsamy.
Agenda and Minutes of a meeting2020-08-03
Hi my 9’s! 🙂 I know that with the reinstatement of the public school lock-down, things seem a little messy, but don’t worry. I’ll be with you all the way. Please copy the presentation into your workbooks and complete the activity at the end. Remember to rule-off. I also remind you of your prepared speeches. Do best! Ms Poonsamy
Prepared speech 2020 T3
Hi my 9’s! Hope you are still doing well and staying safe. I’ve uploaded your prepared speech instructions and the specifications. Please read it carefully and take note of the due date (7 AUGUST 2020). I shall also upload the lesson schedule by tomorrow. Stay safe, Ms Poonsamy.
Language Use and Proper Grammar Use2020-08-05
Hi my 9’s! Please complete the attached language activity in your workbooks. I shall upload the memo Thursday, 6 August. Please also remember to email me your prepared speech (mp4 video) by the submission date. No late submissions will be accepted. Tomorrow we will start with the poetry for term 3. Stay safe and look after yourselves. 🙂 Ms Poonsamy.
GCS Poetry Mindmap2020-08-06
Hi my 9’s! The first poem you need to complete is ‘Dead is Dead’ on page 208-209 in your textbooks. Copy the mindmap into your books before you start the actual activity. Complete questions 1-8 and don’t forget rule off. I’ll upload both the language and literature memos tomorrow. Stay safe 💙 Ms Poonsamy
Language Use and Proper Grammar Use memo
Hi 9’s! Here is the language exercise memo. Please mark your work and do corrections where necessary. Ms Poonsamy.
Dead is Dead Memo2020-09-14
And here is the memo for the poem :). Please remember that you have to send me your prepared speeches by tomorrow evening. You will have until midnight to submit. In the event of an emergency, please inform me of the situation at hand and we will find a solution to your problem. With regards to the proof of planning, you can take a picture of your Que-cards and attach that to your mail, or alternatively, you could just show your planning in your clip. Do best my 9’s 🙂 Ms Poonsamy.
The Scholarship Jacket Memo
Hi my 9s! I apologise for the delay. As promised, here is the memo for the short story questions 😊.
I hope you are prepared for tomorrow’s assessment.
A reminder, the scope : Dead is Dead and The scholarship jacket 😉
Ms Poonsamy 💙