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First 9 weeks (August 22 to October 25)
Monday 8-22: Print out class syllabus, bring journal, and class supplies for Friday 8-26
Tuesday 8-23: No School for sophomores!
Wednesday 8-24: Signed syllabus and all class materials for Friday!
Thursday 8-25: Signed syllabus and all class materials for tomorrow!
Friday 8-26: Complete writing your Personal Legend for Monday and study for quiz on The Alchemist for Monday!
Monday 8-29: Finish close reading exercise for tomorrow! (Highlight and annotate imagery and characterize Santiago in the passage.)
Tuesday 8-30: Journal #1- Reflecting on The Alchemist, how will you change your pursuit of your personal legend? What is the most helpful thing you learned from the text? What was the least helpful thing you learned from the text? At least one page.
Wednesday 8-31: Review notes and complete page 3 of the character list in "Hamlet" handout
Thursday 09-01: Write definitions of "Hamlet" vocab terms in notebook; make vocab notecards for each vocab; write one page short story (narrative) using 5 vocab terms (due Tuesday!)
Friday 09-02:Write definitions of "Hamlet" vocab terms in notebook; make vocab notecards for each vocab; write one page short story (narrative) using 5 vocab terms (due Tuesday!)
Monday 09-05: Labor Day; No School!
Tuesday 09-06: Finish journal #2: Have you or anyone you have known ever seen or claimed to have witnessed some kind of supernatural being? Explain the circumstances surrounding the event. Do you believe in the supernatural? Explain why or why not. At least one whole page.
Wednesday 09-07: Finish reading Act I Scene i of "Hamlet"; answer guided reading questions 1 and 2 in notebook; bring a gallon-sized baggie and post-it notes for books
Thursday 09-08: Answer this question in your notebook: Why do you think that King Claudius won't allow Hamlet to return to the University of Wittenberg, especially when Laertes is allowed to return to Paris?
Friday 09-09: Finish reading Act I Scene ii; answer GRQs 1-4 and answer them in your notebooks
Monday 9-12: Finish reading Act I scene iii; take notes with post-it notes; continue filling out Active reading worksheet; answer GRQs 5-6 in notebook; respond to Journal #3: Pretend that you are Polonius and that you are going to give your son or daughter some advice on attending CWNC. What would you tell him/her to do? To avoid? Be sure to include specific ideas and use the letter writing format. At least one whole page.
Tuesday 9-13: Read Act I Scene iv; annotate with post-it notes; use Sparknotes No Fear Shakespeare as a resource; prepare for quiz on Act I on Friday!
Wednesday 9-14: Finish reading Act I Scene v; annotate using post-its; answer Journal #4: Imagine you are Hamlet and you are seeing the ghost of your dead father and he wants you to follow him. What would you do? How would you proceed if you were Hamlet's friend? Explain your rationale and why you would follow or why you wouldn't, and what you would do if you if you were in that position. At least one page.
Thursday 9-15: Reread Act I Scene iv with Sparknotes- No Fear Shakespeare; annotate with post-it notes
Friday 9-16: Study! Quiz on Act I on Monday
Monday 9-19: Read and annotate Act II Scene i; annotate with post-it notes
Tuesday 9-20: Read and annotate Act II Scene i; annotate with post-its; answer GRQs for all of Act I tomorrow; answer GRQs 11-13 in notebook
Wednesday 9-21: HW: GRQs 13-14 in notebook; Journal #5: What is the relationship between Polonius and Claudius? What is the relationship between Hamlet and Polonius? How does Laertes feel about Hamlet and Ophelia’s relationship? Explain Polonius’s feelings about Ophelia’s relationship with Hamlet and reasons behind those feelings. Include Laertes and his feelings as well to strengthen the reasoning and response. Do you think that their feelings are justified? Have you ever had anyone close to you not approve of a relationship that you were in? Or perhaps, a friendship? Cite three specific examples from the text. One whole page.
Thursday 9-22: Read and annotate Act II Scene ii using Sparknotes and post it notes; Answer Journal #6: To what extent do parents have the right to “spy” or check up on their children? What circumstances might allow or prevent this? Have you ever spied on someone secretly? Was it for a good reason? What was the circumstance behind the spying? At least one whole page.
Friday 9-23: Finish reading and annotating Act II Scene ii with post-it notes; active worksheet on plots; answer all GRQs for Act II in notebook
Monday 9-26: Finish reading and annotating Act II for tomorrow; quiz on Wednesday for Act II!
Tuesday 9-27: No School- Sophomore Retreat!
Wednesday 9-28: Finish Journal #7: Are you a thinker or a doer? When you are faced with a decision and have to act, what is your normal response? Do you think about things more or do you act on them? Explain an incident in your life where you either sat and thought about something with more inaction or where you took action promptly because it needed to get done. Juxtapose (side by side compare and contrast) this circumstance with Hamlet's decision/indecision. At least one whole page.
Thursday 9-29:Finish reading Act III Scene with annotations; use No Fear Shakespeare
Friday 9-30: No School- Scarlet & Gold Day
Monday 10-03: Finish drafting Hamlet and Ophelia's troubled love affair for tomorrow; create 1st draft for tomorrow!
Tuesday 10-04: Read and annotate Act III Scene ii with post-its; start filling out Active Reading worksheet for Act III
Wednesday 10-05: Finish Active Reading worksheet Act III; finish annotating Act III Scene ii using post-its; answer GRQs #19-23
Friday 10-07: No school- Teacher Inservice!
Monday 10-10: Read and annotate Act III Scene iv with post-it notes; respond to GRQs #24- 26; answer Journal #9: Were you surprised when Hamlet decided not to kill Claudius while he was praying? Why or why not? Do you think that Claudius is really sorry and has extreme guilt? Or do you think he is faking it? Use 3 pieces of textual evidence to prove your point. At least one whole page.
Tuesday 10-11: Finish reading Act III Scene iv; annotate with post-its; answer all GRQs #26-31; answer Journal #10: If you were Hamlet, how would you proceed with handling Claudius? Would you take a longer time think about how to respond than he does, or would you be compelled to act? Give a one page response.
Wednesday 10-12: Type up rough draft of Journal #8 (Hamlet and Ophelia's troubled love affair); make sure to have 5 paragraphs (introduction, 3 body paragraphs, conclusion) and to use Times New Roman 12 pt. font, double spaced
Thursday 10-13: Study! Quiz on Act III tomorrow; final draft of Hamlet and Ophelia's troubled love affair
Friday 10-14: Finalize draft of Hamlet and Ophelia's troubled love affair
Monday 10-17: Read and annotate Act IV Scene ii; post-its
Tuesday 10-18: Read and annotate Act IV Scene iii; post-its
Wednesday 10-19: Read and annotate Act IV Scene iv; post-its
Thursday 10-20: Read and annotate Act IV Scene v; post-its
Friday 10-21: Read and annotate Act IV Scenes vi, vii with post-its; Study! Quiz on Act IV on Tuesday!
Second 9 weeks (October 25 to January 18)
Monday 10-24: Study! Quiz on Act IV tomorrow! Bring computer and charger Wednesday thru Friday
Tuesday 10-25: Work on Hamlet Playlist project for tomorrow!
Wednesday 10-26: Work on Hamlet Playlist project for tomorrow!
Thursday 10-27: Work on Hamlet Playlist project for tomorrow!
Friday 10-28: Work on Hamlet Playlist project for tomorrow!
Monday 10-31: Finish read and annotate Act V Scene i for tomorrow; use post-it notes to annotate; answer GRQs #42-44
Tuesday 11-01: Read and annotate Act V Scene ii; answer all GRQs; active reading worksheet
Wednesday 11-02: Finish reading V.ii; annotate thoroughly using post-its; complete active reading wkst; study! Quiz on V tomorrow!
Thursday 11-03: Finish body biography and Journal #10: Hamlet is generally considered to be the hero of Shakespeare’s play, although the nature of his heroism has been a much-debated topic. Define your own standards of heroism. Then analyze Hamlet’s character according to your standards. Draw on his relationships with other people as well as his goals in life and the ways in which he accomplishes them to support your analysis. Draw your own conclusion about Hamlet’s status as a hero or non-hero. Two whole pages. 3 pieces of supporting evidence.
Friday 11-04: Finish body biographies in your groups for Monday. Study! Unit exam on "Hamlet" on Monday 11-14!
1Monday 11-07: Study! Test on "Hamlet" next (Monday 11-14); Journals #1-11 due tomorrow!
Tuesday 11-08: Finish study guide for tomorrow by midnight! Test on Monday 11-14; all GRQs due Monday
Wednesday 11-09: Finish study guide for tomorrow by midnight! Test on Monday 11-14; all GRQs due Monday
Thursday 11-10: Study! Test on Monday 11-14!; all GRQs due Monday
Friday 11-11: Veterans Day- No School!
Monday 11-14: Study! Part 2 of "Hamlet" exam tomorrow (graphic organizers!)
Tuesday 11-15: Pick a topic for last "Hamlet" paper (choose from topics: Death, disease, decay, and corruption; Hamlet's mental instability; Ophelia's mental instability; Claudius's guilt/paranoia taking over; other topic to be approved by Miss Skirtich
Wednesday 11-16: Finish rough draft for tomorrow; final draft due Monday in print
Thursday 11-17: Finish revised draft for tomorrow; final draft due Monday in print
Friday 11-18: Finish final draft due Monday. Hard copy due Monday!
Monday 11-21: Finish goal setting packet for tomorrow!
Tuesday 11-22: Have an informal conversation about colleges and careers with family and friends over the holiday weekend
Wednesday 11-23: Thanksgiving Break-No School!
Thursday 11-24: Happy Thanksgiving!
Friday 11-25: Thanksgiving Break- No School!
Monday 11-28: Thanksgiving Break- No School!
Tuesday 11-29: Finish Journal #13 for tomorrow: Reflect on the goal setting exercises that I have been completing for the past two days and the conversations that you had with your family and friends over Thanksgiving break. Think about how your academic goals are going to affect where you would like to be in 2.5 years (i.e. the year after you graduate high school. Then, make a list of 5 places that you would like to attend for post-secondary education (colleges, universities, military, work force, etc.) Then write a one page reflection on your list, identifying your choices.
Wednesday 11-30: Finish the KWL worksheet based on 3 schools or careers that you want to focus your research on for the project; Start filling out data worksheets based on those 3 schools you choose
Thursday 12-01: Continue to fill in data worksheets for tomorrow; select only one school in particular so that you can continue your research
Friday 12-02: Continue to fill in data worksheets over the weekend; after researching mroe information about your particular school or career, come up with a thesis statement that answers the question How will this school/career set one up for success in post-baccalaureate life? due Monday
Monday 12-05: Refine thesis statement with 3 reasons for tomorrow; begin outlining process; continue to research and prepare visual element
Tuesday 12-06: Prepare outline for tomorrow; continue to research and prepare visual element
Wednesday 12-07: Keep adding supporting evidence to your thesis papers; continue to research and prepare visual element
Thursday 12-08:PRINTED OUT Rough draft due tomorrow; continue to research and prepare visual element
Friday 12-09:Prepare PRINTED OUT refined 2nd draft for Monday; continue to research and prepare visual element
Monday 01-02: No School!
Tuesday 01-03: Prepare resubmission of "Hamlet' paper by 01-18; Bring clean version of "Hamlet" text to class tomorrow; finish Journal #14: What was the best gift that you received this Christmas? Who gave it to you? What was the best gift that you gave this Christmas? Tell me about the best day that you had over break and what made it so special. Talk about family traditions and things that you do over the holiday break with family and friends. How long have you been doing these traditions? Do you want to continue those or start your own with your own family one day? As you start to come back to school, what kinds of goals have you set for yourself in the new year that relate to school? What do you need to do to achieve those goals? Are you on track for reaching them by the end of the school year? Explain in detail. Two whole pages.
Wednesday 01-04: Complete midterm study guide for 01-11; Study! Midterm on 01-11
Thursday 01-05: Complete midterm study guide for 01-11; Study! Midterm on 01-11
Friday 01-06:Complete midterm study guide for 01-11; Study! Midterm on 01-11
Monday 12-12: Refine draft with peer editing in mind; continue to research and prepare visual element
Tuesday 12-13: Prepare final draft for tomorrow; continue to research and prepare visual element
Wednesday 12-14: Prepare visual element for tomorrow; presentations to start tomorrow!
Thursday 12-15: Prepare for presentations
Friday 12-16: Prepare for presentations
Monday 01-09: Study! Midterm on Wednesday; Study guide due Wednesday!
Tuesday 01-10: Study! Midterm tomorrow; Study guide due tomorrow!
Wednesday 01-11: Revise "Hamlet" paper #2 for 01-18
Thursday 01-12: Revise "Hamlet" paper #2 for 01-18
Friday 01-13: Revise "Hamlet" paper #2 for 01-19
Monday 12-19: Prepare for presentations
Tuesday 12-20: Prepare for presentations
Wednesday 12-21: Last day of school!
Thursday 12-22: No School- Merry Christmas!
Friday 12-23: No School- Merry Christmas!
Monday 01-16: No School- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Tuesday 01-17: For my class assignment for tomorrow, you are to have the course title, course description, 2 buttons linked to 2 hidden pages, 2 projects, and 2 project descriptions uploaded to your E-Portfolio for homework this evening. After you make all of the necessary updates, please be sure to PUBLISH your work so that I can see the changes you have made. See the attachments below!
Wednesday 01-18: Finish worksheet on Liberty Leading the People; Finish E-Portfolio for tomorrow and fill out Form from your e-mail
Thursday 01-19: Finish Journal #15:What do you think constitutes as good flash fiction? Of all the stories that you have read today in class, what is one common theme that you see throughout all of them? What interests readers about flash fiction? What elements do you need to include as a writer? Explain how you will make your piece of flash fiction interesting and thought-provoking. One whole page.
Friday 01-20: Finish composing flash fiction assignment for Monday; make sure to print it out!
Third 9 Weeks (January 19- March 22)
Monday 01-23: Bring a computer and charger to class tomorrow!
Tuesday 01-24: CAP assignment due by 3:00pm on 02-16; See Mrs. Parsons for help
Wednesday 01-25: Complete Dante's "Inferno" Webquest for tomorrow
Thursday 01-26: Review today's notes on background info for tomorrow
Friday 01-27: Watch Dante's "Inferno" Introduction video below and take notes; Finish annotating Canto I of packet; Respond to Journal 16: Describe a dark wood in your life, similar to Dante. What was the circumstance? Explain it. What guided you through it? Who was there to help you? One whole page.
Monday 01-30: Answer GRQs #1-10; Read over Canto II; bring a plastic gallon-sized baggie for tomorrow
Tuesday 01-31: Read and annotate Canto II of "Inferno"; take notes in notebook and post-it notes; use Sparknotes and David Bruce's study guide (green button below)
Wednesday 02-01:Read and annotate Canto III of "Inferno" with post-it notes; resubmit e-portfolio if not completed
Thursday 02-02: Read and annotate Canto IV with post-its; GRQs #11-13 in print or handwritten; resubmit e-Portfolio
Friday 02-03: Read Canto IV and answer GRQs #14-21 on a separate piece of paper (MLA heading and title required; typed or handwritten acceptable)
Monday 02-06: Read and annotate Canto VI with post-it notes; Respond to Journal 17: Throughout the beginning of "Inferno," Dante illustrates his humanity a bunch as he feels the pain and sorrow of the sinners around him. Give two pieces of textual evidence where Dante demonstrates this humanity and explain why he feels the way he does. Compare yourself to him; do you usually feel empathy for those around you? Are you moved with emotion like Dante is? Or, are you hardened against others? Explain how you are similar to or different than Dante in this way. One whole page.
Tuesday 02-07: Read and annotate Canto VII using post-its; answer GRQs #23-25
Wednesday 02-08: Read and annotate Canto VIII; answer GRQ #26
Thursday 02-09: Read and annotate Canto IX with post-its; answer GRQs #26-33 on a separate piece of paper with MLA heading and title; respond to Journal #18: After you read Canto VIII of Dante’s “Inferno,” reflect on the sinners and punishment of the Wrathful and the Sullen. As you consider how intentional Dante punishes these sinners, create your idea about who would be in this realm of Hell if you were Dante. Would a specific group of people be there (Democrats, hippies, rich kids. etc.) or would there be individuals who would fit the bill? You are free to choose any person you like from popular culture, history, or contemporary society. Then, write a one page explanation of who you would place in Circle 5 of Hell as the Wrathful and the Sullen and what their punishment would be. This is for my eyes only so get creative!
Friday 02-10: Read and annotate Canto X with post-its; create a visual element about Lower Hell from page 90 in the text
Monday 02-13: Read and annotate Canto XI; answer Journal #19: As you read "Inferno," how do you compare with Dante the traveler? Do you identify with his emotions towards the sinners? Or, do you think that you are more iron-willed against these sinners? Cite 3 examples from the text where Dante demonstrates his humanity towards the sinners, and how it affects him in Hell. Do you think that you would be equally affected, or do you think that you would be more like Virgil? Explain. One whole page.
Tuesday 02-14: Read and annotate Canto XII; answer GRQs #34-38; CAP e-portfolio due 2-17
Wednesday 02-15: Read and annotate Canto XIII; CAP e-portfolio due 2-17
Thursday 02-16: Read and annotate Cantos XIV, XV; CAP e-portfolio due 2-17; answer Journal #20: Several people in Hell ask to be remembered to those who were still living. They wanted both to be remembered and to serve as warnings. If someone sent a message to you from Hell, how seriously would you listen to the warning? Would the warning shape any of your behaviors? Would you have a different perspective about how you conduct your life? Are people really so stubborn and cold? Did the people of Dante's day listen to his perspective and warnings? Give your opinions and support them with explanations. Two whole pages.
Friday 02-17: No School-Inservice Day!
Monday 03-06:Read and annotate Canto XXVI, XXVII; respond to Journal #22: Reflecting on Circle 8 Bolgia 8 and the Evil Counselors, consider Ulysses and Diomedes. They both intentionally misled the people around them for their own personal gain. Has this even happened to you? Did you ever intentionally mislead someone for your own personal benefit? Or, perhaps someone misled you for his or her own benefit. Explain the circumstances and how that situation constitutes as simple fraud. One whole page.
Tuesday 03-07: Read and annotate Canto XXVIII
Wednesday 03-08: Read and annotate Canto XXIX, XXX
Thursday 03-09: Read and annotate Canto XXXI
Friday 03-10: Read and annotate Canto XXXII; create study guide or notecards to prepare for next week's unit exam on "Inferno"; prepare graphic organizers of Monsters in Hell and Sources of Hell's Waters
Monday 02-20: No School- Presidents Day!
Tuesday 02-21: Read and annotate Canto XIV, XV and answer GRQs #40-42
Wednesday 02-22: Read and annotate Cantos XVI, XVII
Thursday 02-23: Read and annotate Cantos XVIII; GRQs #43-49
Friday 02-24: Reread Canto XVIII and annotate; create a visual element from page 150
Monday 03-13:Read and annotate Canto XXXIII; study for test on Friday; answer Journal #23: In Circle 9 of Dante’s “Inferno,” we see the idea of complex fraud come to fruition. Reflecting on this theme, where in your own life have you experienced any sort of Complex Fraud? What exactly did that entail? Did you feel slighted by someone close to you, such as a family member or friend? Perhaps it was in school, or in an extracurricular activity. Even more aggressive, have you ever felt slighted by a benefactor or coach, or perhaps, God? What lead to this feeling of betrayal? Is it similar to or different than the sinners who encounter in Circle 9? Use the text to cite 5 pieces of textual evidence from “Inferno” to support your claim. Two whole pages; 5 pieces of textual evidence.
Tuesday 03-14: Read and annotate Canto XXXIV; finish all GRQs; study! test on Friday!
Wednesday 03-15: Study! Test on Friday!
Thursday 03-16: Study! Test on "Inferno" tomorrow!
Friday 03-17: "Inferno" project due Wednesday!
Monday 02-27: Read and annotate Canto XIX; answer Journal #21: Traveling through Hell, Dante sees those sinners in Circle 7 who were violent against self. As readers, we know that Dante Alighieri was very pointed in his views of people who broke church canon (law) and puts all people in Hell who commit these sins. Do you agree with him that every person who commits suicide would end up in Hell? Or, are there outstanding circumstances that wouldn't deem it necessary for all of these sinners to be damned to Hell (maybe someone who was abused or depressed?) Explain your rationale with support. One whole page.
Tuesday 02-28: Read and annotate Canto XX; create a visual element for Circle 8 Bolgia 4
Wednesday 03-01: Read and annotate Canto XXI, XXII
Thursday 03-02: Read and annotate Canto XXIII; answer GRQs #50-53
Friday 03-03: Read and annotate Cantos XXIV, XXV; visual element for Circle 8 Round 7
Monday 03-20: project due Wednesday!
Tuesday 03-21: project due Wednesday !
Wednesday 03-22: Finish creating full outline for tomorrow including textual evidence
Thursday 03-23:Compose TYPED rough draft from outline for Tuesday
Friday 03-24: No School- Teacher Inservice!
Monday 03-27: No School- Bishop's Day!
Tuesday 03-28: Finish 2nd draft for tomorrow!
Wednesday 03-29: Finish final draft for tomorrow!
Thursday 03-30: Review The Odyssey notes for tomorrow!
Friday 03-31: Review The Odyssey notes for a quiz on Monday; Finish ready Book 1; answer GRQs #1-23; baggie for book
Monday 04-03:Finish reading Book 4; answer GRQs #1-9; bring Inferno book back to be returned
Tuesday 04-04: Finish reading Book 5; answer GRQs #1-17; Fix your CAP portion of the E-Portfolio by 4/30
Wednesday 04-05: Finish reading Book 6 and answer GRQs #1-35; fix CAP E-Portfolio by 4/30
Thursday 04-06: Finish reading Book 8 and answer GRQs #1-5; Fix CAP portion of E-Portfolio by 4/30; Respond to Journal #24: At the end of Book 8, Odysseus cries as he listens to the bard tell the tale about the Trojan War. King Alcinous sees him crying and asks Odysseus of his true identity, and Odysseus is reluctant and hesitant to tell him his true identity because of how the gods hate him. If you were Odysseus, would you tell him the truth, after all the hospitality that is shown to him? Have you been in a situation where someone has shown kindness to you and then you have to tell them someone that is not flattering about yourself? Would you tell the truth, or would you lie? Why or why not? Do you agree with Odysseus when he doesn't immediately tell them his name? One whole page.
Friday 04-07: Finish reading Book 9; answer GRQs #1-41; Fix CAP portion of E-Portfolio for 4/30
Monday 04-10: Finish reading Book 10 and answer GRQs #1-17; fix E-Portfolio by 4/30
Tuesday 04-11: Finish reading Book 11 and answer GRQs #1-18; Fix CAP portion of E-Portfolio by 4/30
Wednesday 04-12: Finish reading Book 12 and answer GRQs #1-28; Fix CAP portion of E-Portfolio by 4/30
Thursday 04-13: No School- Easter Break!
Friday 04-14: No School- Easter Break!
Monday 04-17: No School- Easter Break!
Tuesday 04-18: Finish reading Book 13; Fix CAP portion of E-Portfolio by 4/30; Pretend you are King Alcinous (ruler of the Phaecians) and write a letter to Poseidon pleading for forgiveness as he is angry with you for aiding Odysseus.In this letter include:
Thursday 04-20: No class- Sophomore Morning of Reflection!
Friday 04-21: No School- Teacher Inservice!
Monday 04-24: Finish reading Book 17; answer GRQs #1-10; Fix e-portfolio CAP portion by 4-30
Tuesday 04-25: Finish reading Book 18; answer GRQs #11, 1, 2, and 3; fix E-portfolio CAP portion by 4-30
Wednesday 04-26: Finish reading Book 19; answer GRQs #1-9; respond to Journal #26: After reading Book 19, reflect on how dramatic irony plays a role in The Odyssey and how the audience sees Odysseus as the beggar. Using specific citations from the text with line #s, cite 3 times in the text where dramatic irony plays a role. (Remember: dramatic irony is when the audience knows something that the actors do not know.) Two whole page.
Thursday 04-27: Finish CAP portion of E-portfolio for 4/30
Friday 04-28: Finish reading Book 21; finish brainstorming for 5 Greek values in The Odyssey with 2 pieces of textual evidence per Greek value for FULL CREDIT; finish CAP portion of E-portfolio by Sunday 4-30!
Monday 05-01: Finish reading Book 22 and take notes; complete typed and printed outline with quotes and citations for tomorrow
Tuesday 05-02: Finish reading Book 23 and take notes; compose typed and printed rough draft
Wednesday 05-03: Finish reading Book 24 and take notes; make edits to rough draft to compose typed and printed 2nd draft
Thursday 05-04: Using peer edits from class, compose printed and typed final draft for Monday5 5-8
Friday 05-05: No School- Teacher Inservice!
Monday 05-08: Study! Test on The Odyssey is on Wednesday, May 10!
Tuesday 05-09: Study! Test on The Odyssey is on Wednesday, May 10!
Wednesday 05-10: none :)
Thursday 05-11: none :)
Friday 05-12: Watch C.S. Lewis background video and take some notes; Journal #26: As you reflect on the past 38 weeks of school, you have learned a lot about the Renaissance, Greek culture, the college and career research process, the GOAL setting process, The Odyssey, among many other subjects. Preparing for the upcoming finals will test your stamina, focus, perseverance, and grit. How will you prepare for this course’s final exam? What kind of specific strategies will you employ to ensure the best outcome possible (i.e. passing your exams?) How will your other classes differ in your means of preparation? Give at least 3 specific examples of what you will do to prepare accordingly. At least one whole page.
Monday 05-15: Journal #28: Reflecting on Chapter 3 Social Morality, think about the way that the church is responsible to create a Christian society? In your own words, how would a Christian society break the stereotype of both the political left and right? (read paragraphs 4 & 5) As Lewis describes it, what attracts you to the idea of a Christian society? What concerns do you have about a Christian society? At least two whole pages.
Tuesday 05-16: Journal #29: Reflecting on the Cardinal Virtues, pick one and discuss its existence (or its absence) in your life. Talk about how your own display or others’ displays of the virtues could change our society or school or community in life today. If more people expressed their demonstration of the cardinal virtues, what would it look like? To you, what is attractive about the cardinal virtues? One whole page.
Wednesday 05-17: Reflecting on the chapter of forgiveness, Who are the top ten people you need to forgive? Write in a journal how you feel about forgiving them and then perhaps make plans to begin the process. Why are these particular people so difficult to forgive. You don’t have to mention names, but be as specific as you can with responding to the prompt. One whole page.
Thursday 05-18: Work on study guide. Due Monday!
Friday 05-19: Work on study guide Due Monday!
Monday 05-22: Study! Final exam on Thursday!
Tuesday 05-23: Study! Final exam on Thursday!
Wednesday 05-24: Study! Final exam on Thursday!
Thursday 05-25: none :)
Friday 05-26: Ensure that Journals #11-28 are completed by Tuesday; Complete Journal #28: As you reflect over the course of the past academic year, what have you learned about World Literature? What have you enjoyed the most? What have you enjoyed the least? What, if you could change, would you do differently in the academic sense? What are you most proud of from this past academic year? Reflecting on your writing ability, what have you learned this year in World Literature? How do you think your writing has improved? What do you still need to work on as a writer? If you could take away one thing from this course, what would it be? At least two whole pages.
Monday 05-29: No School- Memorial Day!
Tuesday 05-30: none :)
Wednesday 05-31: none :)
Thursday 06-01: none :)
Friday 06-02: Last Day of School!
Tuesday 05-30: none :)
Wednesday 05-31: none :)
Thursday 06-01: none :)
Friday 06-02: Last Day of School!