Monthly Archives: December 2015

Honors 11: “Nature”, Thoreau’s Poetry and Fun

We first shared out our thoughts on “Nature” and how it aids in our understanding of transcendentalist ideas courtesy of the “father of transcendentalism,” Emerson. We then wrote out a claim on the poem handout that worked to indicate similarities … Continue reading

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English 10: Act III Quiz

Before we just enjoyed ourselves with donuts and games, we went over the Act III q’s and “choices” worksheet prior to taking the Act III quiz. Enjoy your break! Remember, your silent reading project on your SSR book is due … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Emerson and Thoreau

From your reading of “Nature” last night, regarding the first and fourth chapters of his essay, you were to identify in small groups 10 transcendentalist ideas/claims based on your current knowledge of this philosophical movement. After, you were to transition … Continue reading

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English 10: Act III Film of The Crucible

You were to watch Act III of The Crucible with the sub today. Afterwards, you should have had some time to work on the Act III q’s, the “choices, choices” handout, and the sentence pattern work from yesterday. All are … Continue reading

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Honors 11: “Civil Disobedience”

We started off the day by sharing in small groups some aspects of our timeline of influence if we were comfortable. I then collected them for points, after asking you to consider why, in this unit, I would most want … Continue reading

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English 10: SSR and Grammar

We read from our silent reading books for the first part of the hour before we completed some grammar work in class regarding The Crucible and sentence patterns. Remember, your independent reading project is due Jan. 6th. Be sure to … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Transcendentalism Introduction

We began the day by discussing the ways in which the beginning of the unit, with the use of readings from key figures of the Transcendentalist movement, will be organized to inform our understanding of the decisions made by the … Continue reading

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