The Class of 2017 is selling lunch from Taste Unlimited on Tuesdays--orders must be in by the end of Meeting for Business! Check with Teacher Jeff or a member of the Class of 2017 to order.
The Class of 2020 is selling lunch from Panera on Wednesdays--orders must be placed by Tuesday morning. Check with Teacher Danny or a member of the Class of 2019 to order.
The Class of 2018 is selling lunch from Firehouse Subs on Thursdays--orders must be in by Advisory on Thursday. Check with Teacher Ebony or a member of the Class of 2018 to order.
The Class of 2019 is selling lunch from the Daily Grind on Fridays—orders must be in by Thursday at 3:00 PM. Check with Sophie, Sharon, Briella, or Makayla to order.
American Literature: We are running a little ahead, so we will be finishing The Last of the Mohicans, which we started before the break, and then we will move on to reading a short story, some poetry, and an essay:
- Washington Irving: “Rip Van Winkle” (453-466)
- William Cullen Bryant: “Thanatopsis” and “To a Waterfowl” (475-479)
- Ralph Waldo Emerson: “Nature and Self-Reliance” (489-519 and 533-550)
Art History II: We will continue with The Age of Revolutions, finishing our viewing of Mr. Turner and Art of the Western World, Episode 7: “A Fresh View: Impressionism and Postimpressionism” and then reading the following selections from our textbook:
- Impressionism 1: the Early Years
- Impressionism 2: the Later Years
- Sculpture in the Later 19th Century
Contemporary Fiction: We will discuss our reading of Snow Falling on Cedars and then watch the film adaptation.
Shakespeare's Comedies and Poetry: Blocks 4 and 6 will watching A Midsummer Night's Dream. Block 4, your Love’s Labour’s Lost Newspaper Page Assignment is due on Wednesday, the 15th. Block 6, your Love's Labour's Lost Newspaper Page Assignment is due on Thursday, the 16th.
World Literature: Reminder: the Contemporary Inferno assignment is due on Wednesday, March 15th! This week we continue with our theme of Travel and Self-Recognition in the Face of the Other by examining a travel narrative from pre-modern Japan:
- “The Rise of Popular Arts in Pre-modern Japan” (2103-2107)
- Matsuo Bashō: The Narrow Road of the Interior (2108-2134)
- Postcards from the Narrow Road to the Deep North—a PowerPoint Presentation of haiku and the visual arts
- The Haiku Moment: Seeing the World in A Grain of Sand—writing haiku
- Euripides: Medea (433-465)
Online Classes: please make sure that you are on track and on task!
This is an A week.
Teacher Barb :)