This is a short week as we do not have classes on Friday. Next week will be short too since we are also off on Monday the 17th! If you are celebrating Passover, Chag Pesach Sameach! If you are celebrating Easter, Happy Easter!
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 be looking at Herman Melville's [1089-1092] Moby Dick and the poetry of Emily Dickinson [1197-1225] this week as we continue with literature from 1820 to 1865.
Art History II: We move into a new unit this week: The Twentieth Century, reading the following selections from out textbook:
- Forward and Map: The World of the 20th Century
- Art in Italy: Metaphysical Painting
- Surrealism 1: Figurative
- Surrealism 2: Abstract
- Cubist Developments
- Sculpture Between the Wars
- The School of Paris
- Art in Holland: De Stijl
- Art In Germany: The Bauhaus
- Expressionist Developments and Neue Sachlichkeit
Contemporary Fiction: We will discuss our reading of The Secret Life of Bees and then watch the film adaptation. Next up? Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress.
Shakespeare's Comedies and Poetry: Blocks 4 and 6 will be watching The Merchant of Venice, and we will talk about the assignment for this play. Our next play is The Taming of the Shrew.
World Literature: This week we continue with our theme of Home Invaded by Other through poetry from China, Medieval France and, if we have time, Medieval Italy:
- “China’s Middle Period” [813-817]
- Tu Fu: poetry selections [835-838]
- from The Song of Roland [956-996]
- Giovanni Boccaccio: The Decameron [1142-1165]
Online Classes: please make sure that you are on track and on task!
Teacher Barb :)