Class of 2019: check out your Black History Month Hero Project on the class page!
American Literature: We will discuss Writing Assignment 1 [see your syllabus for details], and then move on to our next unit: American Literature 1820-1865: An American Renaissance—Nationalism, Transcendentalism, and Romanticism. After reading the introduction and timeline, we will be watching The Last of the Mohicans.
Art History II: This week we continue with The Age of Revolutions, and we will be watching the commercial film, Mr. Turner. Then we have several chapters to read:
- German and Scandinavian Romanticism
- French Romanticism
- Painting in Victorian Britain
- Academic Art in Europe
- French Realism
- French Landscape: the Barbizon School
Poetry & Nonfiction: This week we will continue Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard. This is an observational account of her time at Tinker Creek, and our reading will culminate with each of you writing a sonnet based on one of the chapters in the book.
Shakespeare's Tragedies and Histories: This week we continue with watching Macbeth, and we will discuss the assignment for that play. Next up? We will begin reading King Lear.
The Word--The New Testament: We will finish Unit Eleven A: The Letters of Paul:
- Chapter 32: “The Power of Love”
World Literature: This week we continue our unit on Travel and Self-Recognition in the Face of the Other:
- “The Roman Empire” [627-631]
- “The Formation of a Western Literature” [951-955]
- Dante Alighieri: selections from The Divine Comedy [1010-1142]
- A field trip to Hell…
- Dante: The Divine Comedy
- Dante’s Hell Animated
Online Classes: please make sure that you are on track and on task!
This is an A week, and we have an Administrative Half Day on Friday [March 4th] with noon dismissal.
Teacher Barb :)