Tag Archives: Ayn Rand

English 10: Article work, cont. from Monday

I first returned your Ch. 1-4 quiz corrections, SSR reading logs from yesterday (you may submit again for full credit if they were incomplete), and your pictures. I then asked you to get out your Individualism/Identity articles from Monday and get back … Continue reading

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English 10: Summer Reading Essays Returned and Non-Fiction Article Connection Work

We began the day by sharing our Ch. 5-8 take home PIDs with another student before turning them in to the inbox. After, I talked you through your reflection assignment on your summer reading essay (using the rubric I filled … Continue reading

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English 10: Ch. 5-8 + SSR

We first submitted any quiz corrections from Ch. 1-4 before I assigned a take home PID quiz on Ch. 5-8 and then we went over the 5-8 questions from yesterday. I had you keep them, but I put points in … Continue reading

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English 10: Ch. 5-8 of Anthem

We started today by first voting for homecoming, but after, we did a bell work in which we responded to the attached questions regarding the power of language. We did so prior to watching this Colbert Report with Frank Luntz. … Continue reading

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English 10: Ch. 1-4 of Anthem cont.

We went over Ch. 1-4 today, adding to our annotations, as well as the discussion guide you worked on in class and finished for homework. You submitted the discussion guide for points. I will return your Ch. 1-4 quizzes on … Continue reading

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English 10: Anthem Ch. 1-4

I asked you to take out your notebooks so I could stamp in your annotations from over the weekend for Ch. 1-4 of Anthem. We then talked a little bit about the book before taking our Ch. 1-4 quiz. You … Continue reading

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English 10: Introduction to Ayn Rand and Anthem

We took notes today in our notebooks concerning the background of our Russian author of our new book/unit, Anthem, Ayn Rand. We looked at her history, starting in Russia in 1905 and through the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 (Russia became … Continue reading

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English 10: Names, I am From Poem and Intro to Anthem

We began the day by sharing out our name assignments due yesterday. The main character in our novel, through his collectivist society that does not favor the individual, has been given a name, has no concept of his own individual … Continue reading

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English 10: Wrap up of “Harrison Bergeron”/”The Pedestrian” and intro to Animal Farm

We finished going over our questions regarding “Harrison Bergeron” from Thursday, and we talked about “The Pedestrian” by Ray Bradbury which you were to have annotated on Friday and created approx. 10 discussion questions for. This was just to wrap … Continue reading

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English 10: Harrison Bergeron

We began today by having 6th hour finish sharing/presenting their concept maps. First hour finished yesterday. We then debriefed the process. Next, we read the satiric story Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut (here’s an interview with Vonnegut on The Daily … Continue reading

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