The Class of 2017 is selling lunch from Taste Unlimited on Tuesdays--orders must be in by the end of Meeting for Business! Check with Teacher Jeff or a member of the Class of 2017 to order.
The Class of 2020 is selling lunch from Panera on Wednesdays--orders must be placed by Tuesday morning. Check with Teacher Danny or a member of the Class of 2019 to order.
The Class of 2018 is selling lunch from Firehouse Subs on Thursdays--orders must be in by Advisory on Thursday. Check with Teacher Ebony or a member of the Class of 2018 to order.
The Class of 2019 is selling lunch from the Daily Grind on Fridays—orders must be in by Thursday at 3:00 PM. Check with Sophie, Sharon, Briella, or Makayla to order.
American Literature: We will finish The Fall of the House of Usher and then move on to Abraham Lincoln’s “Gettysburg Address,” Henry David Thoreau’s Walden, and several poetry selections from Walt Whitman:
- “Preface” to Leaves of Grass
- “One’s-Self I sing”
- “Shut Not Your Doors”
- “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer”
- “Letter to Ralph Waldo Emerson”
Art History II: We will finish the film about Picasso and Matisse, and look at "Russian Art 1" and "Russian Art 2." Reminder: The Virtual Curator—The Age of Revolutions Glogs are due on Monday, April 3rd!
Contemporary Fiction: We are working on The Secret Life of Bees this week, and by Friday, you need to have finished the book, so that you can answer the journal prompt for this week. Once you have completed that, we will discuss the book and then watch the film—I hope you will like it!
Shakespeare's Comedies and Poetry: We will choose parts and begin reading out The Merchant of Venice and then move on to the film—this is one of the best Shakespeare adaptations I have seen, so I hope you enjoy it! Don’t forget, Block 4, your acrostic for Much Ado About Nothing is due on Wednesday the 5th, and Block 6, yours is due on Thursday, the 6th!
World Literature: Reminder: Writing Assignment 1 is due on Wednesday, April 5th! This week we continue with our The Encounter with Supernatural and Spirit Worlds unit. You were to finish reading Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis for discussion in class on Monday, and then we will be reading a few more selections in this unit:
- Naguib Mahfouz: Zaabalawi [2881-2893]
- “The Rise of Islam and Islamic Literature” [861-867]
- The Thousand and One Nights [923-948]
- The Bible: The Old Testament, “Psalm 137” 
- “China’s Middle Period” [813-817]
- Tu Fu: poetry selections [835-838]
Online Classes: please make sure that you are on track and on task!
This is a B week.
Teacher Barb :)