American Literature: In Early American Literature 1700-1820: An Expanding World Leads to an Enlightenment, A Great Awakening, and a National Identity, we will continue our examination of Jonathan Edwards before moving on to Olaudah Equiano. You may also have time to work on the next assignment, Obituaries and Tombstones!
Art History II: This week we move on to the eighteenth century, the Age of Revolutions, with a documentary and several reading selections:
- Forward and Map: Europe and America 1789-1917
- Simon Schama’s Power of Art: David [DVD]
- Neoclassical Painting: The Grand Style
- Neoclassical Sculpture
- Neoclassics and Romantics in England
Poetry & Nonfiction: We will continue with the observational writing project, Cosmic Oranges. Keep on top of those minor assignments for this!
Shakespeare's Tragedies and Histories: This week we will finish watching the 1996 version of Romeo + Juliet. Don't forget to keep looking for some quotations you might use in the Scrap It! Assignment. Then we move on to reading out “that Scottish play,” Macbeth.
The Word--The New Testament: We will finish The Greatest Story Ever Told, and if there is time, we will move on to a totally different treatment of the life of Christ with Jesus Christ, Superstar!
World Literature: Multimedia project 1 presentations on Gods and Goddesses are due on Wednesday, February 17th! After this, we move on to Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxons.
Online Classes: please make sure that you are on track and on task!
This is an A week.
Senior Night is Thursday the 18th, and team athletes who are seniors will be honored that night during the game—come out and cheer for the senior who will be playing their last game for Friends School.
Teacher Barb :)