Class of 2019: Don't forget that you have a presentation to do for Black History Month on Friday!
American Literature: In Early American Literature 1700-1820: An Expanding World Leads to an Enlightenment, A Great Awakening, and a National Identity, we will be reading some excerpts from Olaudah Equiano and John de Crevecoeur. Please be ready to present your tombstones and obituaries on Friday the 26th!
Art History II: This week we continue with The Age of Revolutions with two documentaries and a reading selection:
- Goya, Crazy Like a Genius
- Romantic Landscapes in Britain and America
- Simon Schama’s Power of Art: “Turner” [DVD]
Poetry & Nonfiction: This week we will begin reading Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard. This is an observational account of her time at Tinker Creek, and our reading will culminate with each of you writing a sonnet based on one of the chapters in the book. Don’t forget, we have Poetry Friday this week, and each of you needs to bring SEVENTEEN copies of the three poems you have chosen to share with the class.
Shakespeare's Tragedies and Histories: This week we continue with our reading of Macbeth. Don't forget that your Scrap It! assignment for Romeo and Juliet is due on Wednesday the 24th!
The Word--The New Testament: We will finish watching Jesus Christ, Superstar! and then move on to Unit Ten: “The Early Christian Community”:
- Chapter 28: “The Birth of the Church”
- Chapter 29: “The Church Grows”
- Chapter 30: “The Journeys of Paul”
World Literature: We will finish up the Multimedia project 1 presentations on Gods and Goddesses. After this, we move on to Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxons and Medieval European literature.
Online Classes: please make sure that you are on track and on task!
This is a B week.
Teacher Barb :)