The Class of 2017 is selling lunch from Taste Unlimited on Tuesdays. Check with Teacher Jeff, or a member of the Class of 2017 to order.
Advanced Composition: This week we will look at a couple of argument essays from our textbook:
- “Yes, Don’t Impede Medical Progress”
- “A Journalist’s View of Black Economics”
Art History I: This week we begin our study of the 17th century, The Baroque era with a few chapters from out textbook and a documentary:
- Michelangelo da Caravaggio
- Caravaggio: The Conversion of Saint Paul
- The Carracci and their Pupils
- The High Baroque in Rome
Film as Literature: First we will finish Finding Neverland, and then we will look at Chapter 6: “Editing.” I will give you an assignment in lieu of covering this chapter and taking a quiz…. We will also discuss the final project for the class.
Fundamentals of Composition: Please do not forget to bring a book for SSR and your textbook to class! We will look at a couple of essays of comparison from our textbook, choosing from among the following:
- “Grant and Lee: A Study in Contrasts”
- “Conversational Ballgames”
- “Barbie Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”
- “Private Language, Public Language”
- “Art Form for the Digital Age”
Mystery Fiction: We have moved from Japan to ancient Rome and from an accidental detective [Rei Shimura] to a man who earns his livelihood as an investigator [Marcus Didius Falco]. Your job this week is to just READ—enjoy the break—the blog is up, but you do not have to post to this until Thursday, December 1st!
ONLINE CLASSES: Please make sure you are following the pacing guide for the class; remember, regardless of whether or not WE have class/school, Virtual Virginia is available, and you may have assignments due!
Have a good week and a wonderful Thanksgiving!
Teacher Barb :)