Tag Archives: Amiri Baraka

Honors 11: Existentialism in Dutchman

Existentialism handouts: Terms and JPS terms. We used these to identify existentialist moments with this handout in Dutchman by Baraka. Here are 3rd, 5th, and 6th hour‘s charts of the best selected evidence and subsequent, applicable tenets. Here’s the full … Continue reading

Posted in Honors 11 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Honors 11: Dutchman and Existentialism

We completed the questions handed out yesterday and went over them as a class. I checked them in for completion points but did not collect. Tomorrow, we will work in small groups with this handout to identify any existentialist threads … Continue reading

Posted in Honors 11 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Honors 11: Dutchman by Amiri Baraka

We started the day by debriefing your conversations regarding Amiri Baraka’s “The Revolutionary Theater” before we took a quick quiz on the play Dutchman read for today. Afterwards, we watched Baraka read his poem “Why is we American?” and listened … Continue reading

Posted in Honors 11 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Honors 11: Baraka’s “The Revolutionary Theater” and Dutchman

You spent time in small groups today discussing and taking some notes on Baraka’s essay, “The Revolutionary Theater” using these questions as a guide. We will debrief tomorrow before discussing his short, two-scene play you began in class and finished … Continue reading

Posted in Honors 11 | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Honors 11: Fences Wrap up + Intro to Rev. Theatre

Third hour lost some time today due to the lock down drill, but we spent the majority of the hour discussing and adding notes to our Fences discussion guide before submitting it to the inbox for points. Afterwards, I quickly … Continue reading

Posted in Honors 11 | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Honors 11: Fences Act I-II

We watched a few more scenes today to further our characterization/symbol conversation. You then got to work on your discussion guide. This is to be completed for Monday, and we will share and wrap up our discussion then. Here’s Denzel’s … Continue reading

Posted in Honors 11 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Honors 11: Review for Final

We played a review game in teams today. I will let you know tomorrow who won. Here are the questions and answers. You will have the hour tomorrow to review on your own and ask me questions. Our final is … Continue reading

Posted in Honors 11 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment