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 no longer selling lunch from Panera on Wednesdays.
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 continue with our study of the post Civil War era, 1865-1914: The Transformation of a Nation—American Realism and Naturalism with:
- Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens): Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
- Stephen Crane: “The Open Boat” [1777-1795]
- Jack London: “To Build a Fire” [1825-1836]
Art History II: We continue with our unit: The Twentieth Century. We will finish Frida and then move on to
- Art of the Western World, Episode 9: “In Our Own Time”
- The Source of Abstract Expressionism
- Georgia O'Keefe
Contemporary Fiction: This week we are working on Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress. You need to read Part Two [through page 105] in order to respond to the journal prompt for this week.
Shakespeare's Comedies and Poetry: This week we will finish reading out The Taming of the Shrew [Block 4] and watch two film adaptations of the play [Blocks 4 and 6], both a traditional version and a contemporary version.
World Literature: This week we continue with our theme of Home Invaded by Other with a discussion of Kojima Nobuo's ”The American School” [which you were to finish reading over the weekend]. We will also watch Grave of the Fireflies and try to relate the events of the firebombing of Tokyo and the subsequent suffering of that populace to Nobuo's characters in “The American School.”
Online Classes: please make sure that you are on track and on task!
This is the last week in April [!], and it is a B week.
Teacher Barb :)