Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Wednesday 2 March

1st block English 11:

Today we watched segments of the HBO miniseries "John Adams," then we read Abigail Adams's letter from the White House.

2nd block English 10:

We worked on the packet for Antigone scenes 3-5.

3rd block English 10:

We finished reading Antigone. Then we worked on and finished the packet for scenes 3-5.

It's been a great pleasure to be your teacher for these past weeks. Thus ends my blog for these classes.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Tuesday 1 March

1st block English 11:  We read the Declaration of Independence and the Speech in the Virginia Convention.

2nd block English 10: Today we read Antigone from Ode III to the end.

 3rd block English 10: Today we read Antigone from Ode III to the beginning of Scene 5.

Monday, February 29, 2016

Monday 29 February

1st block English 11:

Today we turned in the projects over The Crucible as well as all makeup work. Then we worked on the unit vocabulary packet to turn in today.

2nd & 3rd block English 10:

After motivation Monday, during which we discussed what motivates you and the four tendencies, we read Scene 3 of Antigone and then worked on the Greek Drama packet to turn in.

Friday, February 26, 2016

Thursday and Friday 25-26 February

1st Block English 11


We read Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography and selection of aphorisms from Poor Richard's Almanac from the textbook. Students were to illustrate one of the aphorisms and tie it in to two of Franklin's virtues.


Work day on The Crucible projects. DUE MONDAY!

2nd and 3rd Block English 10

We read the first part of Antigone (Prologue through Scene 2). We had a packet of worksheets that we worked on that were due on Friday by the end of class.

Wednesday 24 February


Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Tuesday 23 February

1st block: Worked on two worksheets to begin the unit on early American lit. Then we read the intro to Benjamin Franklin's "Autobiography" and read to just past the 13 virtues list.

2nd block: Work day: "Elements of Drama" packet

3rd block: Read intro to drama unit, then intro to Greek/Western drama. Worked on packet "Elements of Drama."

Monday, February 22, 2016

Monday 22 February

1st block: Grammar worksheet: Verb Tenses
Read introduction to unit 2 in textbook: "A Nation is Born" pgs. 130-137

2nd and 3rd blocks: Grammar worksheet: Verb Tenses
Power Point presentation with notes page over Greek Culture and Greek Drama

Friday, February 19, 2016

Friday 19 February

1st block: Work day on Crucible projects.

2nd and 3rd block: Work day on Odyssey/Odysseus as Epic Hero essays. Due today at end of class.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Thursday 18 February

1st block: Finished watching the film The Crucible. Received handout about Crucible Project.

2nd and 3rd blocks: Worked in class on writing essay over The Odyssey: Is Odysseus an epic hero?

Typed and final copies are due by the end of class tomorrow, Friday 19 February. Submit via Google Classroom. Link will be provided in class.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Wednesday 17 February

1st block: Test over The Crucible

2nd block: Work on drafting essay over The Odyssey

3rd block: Work on outlining and drafting essay over The Odyssey