Tag Archives: Into the Wild

Honors 11: ITW Ch. 1-4

We did not get a chance to look at a sample personal narrative, but here’s one attached (it’s a little outside the box but it does a nice job), and we will go over another on Monday/Tuesday of next week. … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Meditation, Personal Narratives, and Ch. 1 of Into the Wild

We started off with some brief meditation today just to get into the spirit of it all. I then introduced to you the personal narrative you will be writing. The first part of you draft is due next week. We … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Into the Wild Introduction

Third and fifth hour had to first wrap up their AP Lit practice response papers in the journalism room. Once we headed back, we took our transcendentalism background quiz. It was a breeze for most of you. After, I went … 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: 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: 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: Into the Wild Film

We submitted our personal narratives today (make sure to upload a copy by midnight), and we then briefly debriefed from the articles from yesterday and our thoughts on the book. We then watched the first 35-40 minutes of the film. … Continue reading

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Honors 11: End of Into the Wild

We began the day sharing lines that were most clearly embodying Chris/Alex and/or transcendentalist thinking from your selected Eddie Vedder song from the Into the Wild soundtrack. I checked the annotations in for points along with your Ch. 14-17 work. … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Into the Wild Ch. 16-17

We started the day by taking a Ch. 16-17 quiz. After, we discussed any questions regarding the personal narrative and I read you an excellent sample from Carine McCandless’ 2014 memoir, The Wild Truth, so you could see its effective … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Ch. 14-15 + Active/Passive Voice

We began the day by discussing your personal narrative draft #2 due tomorrow in its full form. You will bring your edited draft #1 back from Friday with your hi-lighted, tracked changes (peer edits you accepted and made). This new … Continue reading

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