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Honors 11: 1984 Exam

We took the 1984 test today, and you turned in your DL questions/notes along with the novel. We will begin the transcendentalism/ Into the Wild unit tomorrow.

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Honors 11: Lakoff Discussion + 1984 Exam Review

We began the hour today by discussing, in general, language and its power as well as how we can define political language. We then delved into a conversation regarding George Lakoff’s “What Orwell Didn’t Know” using the QTIOs and responses … Continue reading

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Honors 11: End of 1984 Discussion Leaders

Both classes had to wrap up DL 3.1-2 first before transitioning into DL 3.3-6 (end of the novel). Well done everyone. Afterwards, I assigned this reading for homework titled “What Orwell Didn’t Know” by George Lakoff. Annotate as needed for … Continue reading

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Honors 11: 1984 3.1-2 + “We are the Dead”

We started the day by grading our second 1984 impromptus. I re-collected them, so I could give you your grade. We then started going over “We are the Dead” connections, but we did not have a chance to finish, so … Continue reading

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

Due to absences, we put off going over the 2nd impromptu for now. We worked in groups to complete this dialogic journal, and we then shared out as a class. Afterwards, you worked in new groups to discuss “We are … Continue reading

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Honors 11: 1984 Impromptu #2

We took our second impromptu for the unit first thing this morning. It was 1984-based. Afterwards, I asked you to get started explicating David Bowie‘s song “We are the Dead” from his 1974 album Diamond Dogs. The lyrics are linked … Continue reading

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Honors 11: 1984 2.7-10

We first took a quiz on 2.7-10 of 1984 and our discussion leaders took over afterwards for 2.7-10. First hour had a creative project for our discussion regarding the creation of a book cover. You do not have any reading … Continue reading

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