Tag Archives: George Orwell

English 10: End of Mock Trial and Animal Farm Review

We finished the mock trial with a unanimous jury decision of guilty for first degree murder. Abigail Williams has been arrested. We then played a fly swatter game to begin reviewing for Animal Farm. We will review for Anthem and … Continue reading

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Honors 11: 1984 Exam

After the 1984 exam, I passed out the calendar for our last unit, Into the Wild/Transcendentalism. I also assigned a timeline of influenced, called “Who are you?” for Wednesday. I will begin introducing Transcendentalism tomorrow. This is the reading for … Continue reading

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Honors 11: “Brainwashing” and “What Orwell Didn’t Know”

We had a brief conversation about the comparisons made between Huxley’s “Brainwashing” and 1984 prior to delving into the Lakoff piece and your QTIOs. I tried to give you a little time to begin working on your exam review and … Continue reading

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Honors 11: End of 1984

We first wrapped up our discussion leader conversations from yesterday before delving into the end of the book with our final discussion leaders. Below are the Google doc forms and subsequent quizzes for today’s class’s discussion leaders. 3rd Hour: Google Doc … Continue reading

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Honors 11: “We are the Dead” and DL #7 3.1-2

We started today by doing class annotations (in a different color from our own original annotations) of Bowie’s “We are the Dead”, using a 1984 lens to draw connections. Here are 3rd, 5th and 6th hour’s annotations. Below are the … Continue reading

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Honors 11: “Brainwashing” and “We are the Dead”

Since it seems the sub did not give you your homework, we had to do double duty today and read Huxley’s chapter on “Brainwashing” and work on this chart of comparison. More will be done to complete it tomorrow and … Continue reading

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Honors 11: DL # 6 II.vii-x

Below are the Google doc forms and subsequent quizzes for today’s class’s discussion leaders. 3rd Hour: Google Doc  + quiz 5th Hour: Google Doc + quiz 6th Hour: Google Doc + quiz Homework: Read Edward Snowden’s piece titled “The World Says … Continue reading

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