Remember to complete your “Harrison Bergeron” assignment. First, look over the story again. 1. Underline similes. 2. Circle odd vocabulary. 3. Give usual markings/margin notes. After reading, write a four-sentence overview on the main theme of the story (remember, this… Continue Reading
The Best of the Year 2015 Begin by watching Google’s 2015 Zeigeist video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7o7R5BgWDY Station 1: News Year in Review http://abcnews.go.com/US/year-review-13-biggest-news-stories-2015/story?id=35852690 Read the new stories from the year. Discuss ones that you remember occurring. Which seemed to be the… Continue Reading
To help you understand and enjoy Shakespeare’s Othello, here is a link to a free podcast of the play. It’s not as good as the one we listened to today in class, but it can help in staying focused as… Continue Reading
We’ll read and research three of Shakespeare’s sonnets. Complete work in this order: 1. In your group, read aloud THREE times. 2. Discuss possible meanings. Mark up your sonnet. 3. Read a paraphrase of your sonnet online. See links… Continue Reading
Here is the video that we watched in class today. Be sure to watch it in its entirety before planning your Socratic Seminar notes. Your notes must have the following: 1. Your main “thesis” of the essential question. 2. Evidence… Continue Reading
Introducing a marvel in new technology: the BookBook.
Welcome to the first post of the year. I’ll use this forum to post course-related information that will help your understanding of the three courses I teach: AP Government, AP English Language and Composition, and 10th Language Arts. You are… Continue Reading
While it is certainly not a requirement, I highly recommend purchasing a copy of A Tale of Two Cities if you haven’t already. Here’s a cheap copy from Amazon: http://amzn.to/13BDgMb. It’s under $3. If you plan on buying it, do it… Continue Reading