Advanced Composition: This week is the week you have all been waiting for... the introduction to the I-Search Project! We will view two documentaries that are the result of a question two different women had; the documentaries are their answers:
- Rabbit in the Moon
- Barbara Kawakami: A Textured Life
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!
Advanced Placement English Language and Composition: Please be sure that you are where you need to be in this online class!
Advanced Placement Psychology: Please be sure that you are where you need to be in this online class!
Art History I: This week we continue with Medieval and Early Renaissance Art, finishing Cathedral before turning to the documentary: Art of the Western World: Art History from Ancient Greece to Andy Warhol, Episode Two: “A White Garment of Churches: Romanesque and Gothic Art.” We have a few chapters to read as well:
- The Genesis of Italian Painting
- Italian Gothic Sculpture
- Giotto di Bondone
- Italian Gothic Painting
- Ambrogio Lorenzetti: The Good Commune
- International Gothic
Creative Writing: This week we will continue with Writing Down the Bones, reading several selections:
- “Don't Marry the Fly”
- “Don't Use Writing to Get Love”
- “What are Your Deep Dreams”
Film as Literature: We will finish Master and Commander on Monday, and your screening worksheet will be due on Wednesday. The quiz for Chapter 3: “Mise-en-Scène” is scheduled for Wednesday, October 8th, so please be sure that you know the material in this chapter! Next up: 2001: A Space Odyssey!
Fundamentals of Composition: This week we will be working on Chapter 6: “Description—Presenting Impressions” in our Strategies for Successful Writing textbook. During Writing Workshop, you will have time to work on your Narrative Essay which is due on Thursday, October 16th.
Mystery Fiction: Another new book--Shinju. For those of you who were getting tired of Egypt, this is a very cleverly plotted mystery which takes place in medieval Japan. The names and Japanese words may throw you at first, but I think you will get the hang of that rather quickly! As you are reading, don't forget to place your guess for “who done it” in the back of the book or in some other safe place before you finish. Don't forget that our class discussion takes place on our class blog and that each of you must post one original comment in response to my prompt by Thursday, and then each of you should respond to someone else's post by Saturday midnight if you are to earn full credit for this course requirement!
This is a B week, so Friday is a B day.
Have a great week!
Teacher Barb :)