Class pictures will be taken Wednesday, April 11th! Please dress nicely and wear a smile!
Don't forget to get your cubbies cleaned up; we have a Spring Admissions Open House on Friday, April 13th.
This is a B week.
American Literature: This week we contnue with our third unit, Early American Literature 1820-1865: An American Renaissance—Nationalism, Transcendentalism, and Romanticism with one poet and one novel:
- Emily Dickinson: poetry selections [1197-1225]
- Herman Melville: Moby Dick [1089-1092]
Poetry and Nonfiction: We will move on to a combination of non-fiction and poetry by watching a documentary, Jiro Dreams of Sushi, and then writing a haiku in response to the film! We will also continue reading In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer--Part Two. Reminder: the Found Poetry assignment is due Friday, April 13th!
Shakespeare's Tragedies and Histories: This week we will continue reading out The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice, and then we will turn to a film version to end the week.
The Word—The New Testament: This week we will be reading a lot as we move through Revelations and the Reformation and challenges to faith as Christianity splits into different sects.
- Unit 12: Other Letters
- Unit Feature: “The Legacy of Reformation”
- Unit Thirteen: Revelation
- Chapter 37: “Crisis and Persecution”
- Chapter 38: “A Great Battle”
- Chapter 39: “A New Jerusalem”
- Unit Feature: “Dante's Purgatorio”
World Literature: Don't forget, Writing Assignment 1 is due on Wednesday, April 11th! This week we continue with the unit Home Invaded by Others. We will be reading selections from two classics of world literature this week:
- The Song of Roland [956-996]
- Giovanni Boccaccio: The Decameron [1142-1165]
Have a great week!
Teacher Barb :)