Ms. Candice Gallivan

This page is intended to keep students and parents updated on all things grade 9 English. Please check this page for homework and assignments.

Posted: April 23, 2018

Due at the very beginning of class! 

Due Date: 

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Posted: March 13, 2018

Attached is the one-pager assignment descriptor. Please use this as your guide while completing your work- this will ensure that no elements of the project are missing. 

Have fun and be creative!

Due at the beginning of class on March 21st!

Due Date: 

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Posted: March 13, 2018

Hi All,

Now that revising and editing processes are complete, it is time for you to publish your good copies. They are due at the beginning of class on Friday! Please do not forget to look at the "Presentation" portion of the rubric to ensure that your good copy meets all expectations!

Ms. G

Due Date: 

Friday, March 16, 2018

You must come to class on Monday with the draft of your Introduction and Body completed so that we can focus on formatting our conclusions. Remember, we are still on the drafting stage; there will be plenty of opportunities to revise and edit to make your piece stronger before publishing. 

Use the checklist provided to you to ensure that your introduction and body are complete and properly structured. *Checklist is attached in case you've misplaced it.

Due Date: 

Monday, February 26, 2018

Posted: February 2, 2018

Article of the Week #3 was given out today to all students. Students should work on the AOTW in shorter chunks throughout the week, and up to the due date on Friday, Feb. 9th at the beginning of class. 

*Grade 9- remember to read the instructions and complete all 3 steps! Do your best! Ask for study block pullouts; they are available for you! 

Attached are all 3 articles. If you've lost your article and need to reprint, be sure to choose the correct one (which is the one given to you in class).

Ms. G

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Posted: January 8, 2018

Hi All!

Today you made your choice from the assignment matrix. Make sure to begin working on the assignment tonight! You need to get started right away so that if any questions or quandaries arise, you have time to see me or Ms. Little for help. 

Remember: use the tools you've been given for support. 1. The Rubric  2. The title page sample

See the attached matrix, rubric and sample title page if you've lost something.

Work Hard!

Due: Monday, January 15th at the beginning of class.

Posted: December 21, 2017

Merry Christmas, grade 9!

Remember that your second idependent novel must be read by the first day back to school on January 8, 2018! In class on Jan.8 you will be making your second choice from the Book Assignment Matrrix. Your book assignment will be due exactly one week later, on January 15, 2018.


Posted: November 20, 2017

Please find the Article of the Week attached. There are 3 different titles, you are to complete the title I gave you in class. If lost, please be sure to reprint the correct one. 

 STUDY BLOCK pullouts are available this week. 

Ms. G

Due Date: 

Monday, November 27, 2017

Posted: October 27, 2017

Attached you will find the Book Assignment Rubric and The Matrix of assignments for you to refer to.

REMEMBER: The assignment is due in class on Thursday, November 9, 2017! BUT, we will have a check-in class dedicated to looking at your work so far on Friday, November 3, 2017! 

Work Hard! 

Due Date: 

Friday, October 27, 2017



Outsiders Chapters 11 & 12 Questions
Article of the Week #3