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 will finish viewing Rappaccini’s Daughter and then move on to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow [“A Psalm of Life,” “The Slave’s Dream,” “The Jewish Cemetery at Newport,” and “My Lost Youth”] and Edgar Allen Poe [“The Raven,” “Annabel Lee,” and The Fall of the House of Usher]. Reminder: your essay response to Ralph Waldo Emerson is due on TUESDAY, March 28th!
Art History II: We move on to Post-Impressionism and other modern movements this week…
- Post-Impressionism 1
- Post-Impressionism 2 and Art Nouveau
- American Art in the Later 19th Century
- Art in the 20th Century: A New Constitution
- Impressionism and Expressionism outside of France
- Expressionism 1: Die Brücke
- Expressionism 2: Der Blaue Reiter
- Art of the Western World, Episode 8: “Into the Twentieth Century” [DVD]
- Cubism 1: Picasso and Braque
- Cubism 2 and Orphism
- British Art: The Vortex
- Matisse/Picasso—Twin Giants of Modern Art [DVD]
Contemporary Fiction: We are working on The Secret Life of Bees this week, and by Friday, you need to be through chapter 9 so that you can answer the journal prompt for this week.
Shakespeare's Comedies and Poetry: We will finish reading out Much Ado About Nothing and then move on to the film—it is really well done! Don’t forget, Block 4, your Shakesbook page for A Midsummer Night’s Dream is due on Wednesday the 29th, and Block 6, yours is due on Thursday, March 30th!
World Literature: NOTE: Your Haiku assignment is due on Wednesday, March 29th. This week we continue with the new unit, The Encounter with Supernatural and Spirit Worlds with a visit to Ancient Greece and a play, Medea, by Euripides (433-465). Then we will take a look at the Golden Age of Japanese Culture and the Nōh drama Dōjōji, before moving on to the 20th century and Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis. We will also talk about Writing Assignment 1 and Multimedia Project 2. We are a bit behind for some reason, but we should be able to make up the time.
Online Classes: please make sure that you are on track and on task!
This is an A week.
Teacher Barb :)