Class of 2015: If you are planning to apply for the Charles Barker Automotive Scholarship, please remember that I MUST have your completed application by Tuesday, March 31st. You do NOT need a reference of transcript, as I will take care of both of these for you. Caps and Gowns are IN, and you will be wearing these for the class picture on Wednesday!
The Class of 2017 is selling candy-filled Easter eggs as a fundraiser. Small plastic eggs filled with jelly beans are $1.00, and larger plastic eggs, filled with chocolate candies, are $2.00. See a member of the class to place an order!
Advanced Placement Art History: You are BEHIND! You need to get caught up ASAP! All 'first semester" work MUST be completed by SUNDAY, March 22nd!
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!
American Literature: We will finish with William Cullen Bryant [“To a Waterfowl”], and have an assessment for the reading I assigned you last week: Ralph Waldo Emerson's Nature [488-519] and Self-Reliance [533-550] before moving on to three important voices in this period:
- Nathaniel Hawthorne: Young Goodman Brown [605-614], The Birthmark [631-643], and Rappaccini's Daughter [DVD];
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: “A Psalm of Life,” “The Slave's Dream,” “The Jewish Cemetery at Newport,” and “My Lost Youth” [645-652];
- Edgar Allan Poe: “The Raven,” “Annabel Lee” [675-679], and The Fall of the House of Usher [689-701].
Contemporary Fiction: We are reading The Secret Life of Bees, and you need to be through chapter 9 before making your first post to the blog by Thursday, midnight. Your follow-up post must be made by Saturday midnight, and then we will finish the book over next weekend. Reminder: The Norton Anthology of Short Stories mid-term presentation s are due on Monday, March 30th!
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: Yes! We are reading A Midsummer Night's Dream—my favorite Shakespeare play! We should be able to get through this during the week and then move on to the first of the two filmed adaptations we have for this play. Your assignment for A Midsummer Night's Dream will be to create a Shakesbook page for a character in the play.... Check the course page or Jupiter for specifics!
World Literature: Your haiku assignment is due on Thursday, March 26th! This week we will continue exploring The Encounter with Supernatural ans Spirit Worlds as we look at “The Twentieth Century: Self and Other in Global Context” and read Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis [2746-2784].
This is an A week.
Reminder: we WILL have classes on Thursday April 2nd to make up one of the snow days, so plan accordingly!
Teacher Barb :)