On Tuesday, at 10:15, Chyanne Trowell, our admissions rep from Longwood University will be here to introduce you to Longwood and answer any questions you might have about the college.
There is no school on Thursday or Friday for Rosh Hashanah--“Shanah tovah!”
Advanced Composition: Please remember to bring When the Emperor was Divine AND Strategies for Successful Writing AND your CHARGED ChromeBook to class each day! We will continue with Chapter 9: Classification—Grouping Into Categories in the Strategies book. We will also talk about the first paper, a Classification Paper due on October 6th. If you finish When the Emperor was Divine, you will need to bring another book to read during SSR. NOTE: because of the holidays, you will NOT have a journal entry due this week!
American Short Story: We will continue with Unit One, “Literature of the 1920s and 1940s.” We are running a little ahead, but that might not be true after only one class this week! On Tuesday we will be reading and discussing:
- “The Black Ball”
- “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” [we may not get to this one because the admissions rep from Longwood College will visit during this class.]
Art History I: This week we continue with the Ancient Worlds unit:
- Hellenistic Art
- The Lost Riches of Classical Painting
- Roman Art I
- Trajan's Column, Rome
- Roman Art II: The Hadriatic Period.
- Late Antiquity and Early Christian Art
Fundamentals of Composition: You should have finished reading The Alchemist, so please remember to bring another 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 working on Chapter 3: “Planning and Drafting Your Paper.” Please read this before class on Monday. NOTE: because of the holidays, you will NOT have a journal entry due this week.
The Word I—the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible: We will be watching Noah for a VERY loose take on the story of the man called by God to build and ark to save creation. Then we will Read the Unit Two feature, “Milton and the Bible—John Milton's Paradise Lost before turning to a film that covers all of Genesis: The Bible Stories: Genesis.
Because there is no school on Friday, this is neither an A nor a B week. Enjoy the long weekend!
Teacher Barb :)