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Honors 11: Ch. 11-13 of ITW and PN Peer Editing

We first briefly discussed our Ch. 11-13 questions after I stamped then in. Afterwards, we started doing a bit of peer editing with a focus area towards descriptive details and imagery in our personal narratives. The full draft with part … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Ch. 2-10 of Into the Wild

We had a lot of ground today. We started by going over some of the questions from Ch. 2-4 along with the questions I wanted you to finish yesterday from  a while ago on Thoreau’s essay, “Civil Disobedience.” I asked … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Ch. 2-7 of Into the Wild

With the sub, the directions were to share any final qs with a small group from the Ch. 2-4 question work and to also share and compare your selected quotes from those chapters of transcendental significance. I will stamp this … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Honors 11: RWE/HDT/JH Mini Teach the Class + Peer Editing

We started off this beautiful Friday sharing our pieces with the rest of the class, who took notes for the final exam. You submitted your annotated article/essay/chapter excerpt, the notes taken, and the Ch. 8-13 work completed this week for … Continue reading

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Honors 11: LMC Work Time

We first shared our scavenger hunts in small groups and then submitted them to the inbox. I then stamped in your ch. 8-10 questions for completion. We will discuss those and Ch. 11-13 tomorrow. I then assigned one of the following … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Transcendentalist Poetry

We began the day sharing our Thoreau insights and claims regarding his poetry we read in class. Afterwards, I gave you some brief background on Walt Whitman and Allen Ginsberg before we wrote an AP Lit style analytical response to … Continue reading

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