The Quilt Club will meet on Monday AND Thursday this week from 3:30 to 6:00.
On Thursday, December 7th, Cameron Evvan, the Admissions Representative from Old Dominion University, will be visiting with us at 10:15 in the US Englaih Room.
Menus for the lunch offerings can be downloaded at the right. The Class of 2018 will have lunch available from Taste Unlimited on Mondays; The Class of 2021 offers lunch from SaladWorks on Tuesdays; the Class of 2019 offers lunch from Tropical Smoothie on Wednesdays; and the Class of 2018 offers lunch from Firehouse Subs on Thursdays. Students may order pizza through the main office for lunch on Fridays.
Advanced Composition: Please remember to bring a book to read for SSR, your textbook, and your CHARGED ChromeBook to class each day! We will continue with more examples of an argument essay:
- “”Crossing Lines”
- “The Misguided Zeal of the Privacy Lobby”
- “Halt and Show Your Papers””
- “Give Us Your Best, Your Brightest”
American Short Story: We will wrap up Unit Three with a viewing of The Joy Luck Club—an expansion of “The Rules of the Game.” We will begin Unit Four, the 1990s, with one story and a discussion of the assignment for the unit [due on January 11th]:
- “Ladies and Gentlemen”
Art History I: We continue with The Baroque Era: the 17th Century, first finishing the documentaries we didn't finish last week and then moving on to more reading:
- Simon Schama's Power of Art: “Rembrandt”
- Every Picture Tells a Story, Episode 2: “The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp by Rembrandt”
- Dutch Landscape 1
- Dutch Classic 2: “Classic”
- Dutch Genre and Portraiture 1
- Dutch Genre and portraiture 2: Delft and Deventer
- Vermeer: The Artist's Studio.
Fundamentals of Composition: Please remember to bring a book to read for SSR. You also need to bring Strategies for Successful Writing and your CHARGED ChromeBook to class EVERY day. This week we will be reviewing Chapter 19: “Writing About Literature” in preparation for our final assignment. We will also be reading “The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky” in our textbook. During Writing Workshop you will have time to work on your comparison essays, so come to class prepared to work! Journal entries for the week are due on Friday by 4:00.
The Word I—the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible: Reminder: your “podcast” of a psalm is due on MONDAY, December 4th! This week we will continue our discussion of “the problem of suffering” and finsih our viewing of How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Then we will read Chapter 18: “Women of Valor” and watch The Book of Ruth: Journey of Faith before moving on to One Night with the King.
This is an A week!
Teacher Barb :)