Attention, Seniors and Juniors: Elizabeth from Josten's will be here at 8:00 on Friday, March 6th to help you with cap and gown orders [Class of 2015] and class rings [Class of 2016]. If you want to get an idea of what is available, check out the Friends School section on the Josten's website:
American Literature: We will have one more work day and then presentations for 1700-1820: An Expanding World Leads to an Enlightenment, a Great Awakening, and a National Identity are due on Wednesday, February 25th! Your choices were:
- Bailey G.: Jonathan Edwards, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”
- Morgan and Nina: John Woolman, “Journal”
- Amy, Kim, and Emily: Benjamin Franklin, “The Way of Wealth”
- Miodrag and Bailey S.: John and Abigail Adams, Letters
- Isabella and Michael: Thomas Paine, from “Common Sense” and “The Crisis”
- Elizabeth and Hannah: Thomas Jefferson, from The Autobiography
- Jentry and Mere: Olaudah Equiano, The Interesting Narrative Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African
Advanced Placement Calculus AB: Please be sure that you are where you need to be in this online class! You may want to use Khan Academy to reinforce any concepts you are having trouble with! If you have tests scheduled, you MUST be ready to take these on time on the days when your class is scheduled with me!
Advanced Placement English Language and Composition: Please be sure that you are where you need to be in this online class as there is LOTS of reading to do!
Advanced Placement Psychology: Please be sure that you are where you need to be in this online class! If you have tests scheduled, you MUST be ready to take these on time on days when your class is scheduled with me!
Contemporary Fiction: On Monday, we will have a wrap-up discussion of David Baldacci's Wish You Well. Be prepared for an assessment.... Next up is David Guterson's Snow Falling on Cedars, a novel that explores the effects of the Japanese-American internment experience on a small Washington state community. There was no blog for last week! You will need to have the first five chapters read for the blog for the coming week. I will have the new blog post up for you by Monday night. Don't forget that you need to make an original post in response to my prompt by midnight Thursday and a response to a classmate by Saturday at midnight to meet the requirements for this class component. Additionally, remember that spelling/mechanics/grammar count! This is, after all, and English class! If you have a story choice for the midterm project, please let me know!
Psychology [online]: Make sure that you stay on track with this class, following the pacing guide, as once you get behind in an online class, it is difficult to get caught up again!
Shakespeare's Comedies and Poetry: Your response to Twelfth Night [as detailed in the handout] is now due on Tuesday, February 24th. Next up? A discussion of the midterm project and Love's Labour's Lost...
World Literature: We will wrap up the Gods and Goddesses presentations and then move on to Beowulf before looking at “The Formation of a Western Literature” and Dante's Inferno—with a virtual field trip to Hell.... The schedule for this class will definitely need to be adjusted!
This is a B week; blocks 5-8 meet on Friday.
Teacher Barb :)