Welcome to the 2015-2016 School Year: Semester 1

Hey new SGMS crew!
I am so excited to work with you this year. There are two groups of you Grade 10 rockstars.
Period 1/2: SGMS101
Period 4/5: SGMS102
We have many things to get through today being that we are preparing you for a virtual PAPERLESS class. Many field trips are already organized and there are dates I want to share with you as well.
First things first- say hello to your MacBook Pro- it is yours to use and make your own for the entire semester! Take one and write your name on a sticky note.
(Don’t worry you will have lots of time to get to know him/her later this morning!)
Log yourself on; student-> school (if password is needed)

1) REMIND
First things first please pull out your cell phone.
Sign up for the REMIND text messages. No cell phone? No worries. Sign up for email notifications.

2) Course Outlines and Year Plans:
EnglishB10 Year Plan
EnglishB10 Course Outline
Communication Studies/Photography Year Plan
Communication Studies/Photography Course Outline
Rough Calendar of Events: English10B
Rough Calendar of Events: Media10Photography10

GOOGLE CLASSROOM:
Go to Google Classroom.
According to your section, you need to sign up for Google Classroom.
This is where ALL assignments will be handed in for the semester.
*Remember that #SGMS is virtually paperless.
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You will also NEED to sign up for Remind. This is mandatory.
*Does everyone have a cell phone? If you don’t. There is a an email set up as well.
This is for everyone and a cell phone is not mandatory or needed. What is needed is a way to communicate with you and email works just as well.
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No cell phone, no worries.
Sign up for EMAIL notifications instead.
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4) Now I would like to show you something;

4) Now let’s get to discussing the plans for the year and each individual class.
Important dates:
Photography Field Trips

5) Sign up for Twitter; Follow me; I will follow you. You will need this for a few assignments throughout the school year. Please make sure you create a professional account if you would like to keep your personal/professional lives separate. (@JHManner)

8) GOOGLE FORM: Getting to know you…
CLICK HERE and take the quiz

9) Cola taste test…
Please visit: Socrative

10) Poetry Analysis
(Warren Pryor/Papa’s Waltz)
I can identify and define the elements of poetry.
I can define and create examples of figurative language.
I can complete a poetry analysis through class participation.
(See targets for the rest of the week as well; all work hand in hand.)
Be ready to discuss.
What do you think this poem is about?
Is this poem happy or sad?
Who is the speaker?
What is the subject?
What is the mood?
What is the tone?
What is imagery?
What is the form of the poem?
What is the theme?
What is figurative language?
11) PHOTOGRAPHY
Introduction to Photography Slideshow
Miss Mann: Google Drive

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