Friday we will do an all-Advisory breakfast for December, so please be on time so we can get this started on time! Let your Advisory know what you will be bringing to share—you only need to bring the “normal” amount for a regular Advisory breakfast—I am sure we will have more than enough food!
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 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 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 2017 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.
Advanced Composition: This week we will look at three argument essays from our textbook:
- “I Have a Dream”
- “Close the Borders to All Newcomers”
- “Give Us Your Best, Your Brightest”
Art History I: This week we continue our study of the 17th century, The Baroque era with a documentary and a few chapters from out textbook:
- Simon Schama’s Power of Art: Bernini [DVD]
- The High Baroque in Rome
- French Art 1
- Landscape Painting in Italy
- French Art 2: The Sun King
- Art in Flanders
- Art in England
Film as Literature: Reminder: the chapter 6 quiz is on Monday, November 28th! After the quiz, we will screen two films that are outstanding examples of editing: Vertigo and North by Northwest. Hopefully we will even get to chapter 7: “Sound.” Your response to chapter 5, Jonny Depp in Edward Scissorhands and Finding Neverland, is due on Wednesday, November 30th!
Fundamentals of Composition: Reminder: the Illustration essay is due Friday, December 2nd! We will move on to chapter 17: “Diction, Tone, and Style, and we will read an example of a comparison essay this week:
- “Gender Gap in Cyberspace.”
Mystery Fiction: We are still reading The Silver Pigs, and I have moved the due date for the Postcards from Rome and the Crime Notes for this book to NEXT Monday, the 5th. This should give you PLENTY of time to finish this! The blog is up, and you have until Thursday, December 1st to make your first post.
ONLINE CLASSES: Please make sure you are following the pacing guide for the class; remember, regardless of whether or not WE have class/school, Virtual Virginia is available, and you may have assignments due!
This is an A week—make it a good one!
Teacher Barb :)