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Monday we completed the analysis and reading of The Ways We Lie. All work is below. 

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Holocaust-Medical presentations are taking place all week. 

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Today and the rest of the week is dedicated to the Holocaust/Medical Research project. You can find it attached below along with your study guide for Night

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Please finish the novel and the questions today in class. Chapters 8 and 9 due tomorrow. 

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Here is the extra credit assignment for the play. All of it must be done correctly in order to receive the extra credit. 

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Today we read Chapter 6 in class. Analysis is due tomorrow. 

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Today we read chapter 7 and completed the analysis. 

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Today we read half of chapter 4, and then started the vocabulary assignment. 
 
Vocab words: Prejudice*, Stereotype*, Kapo, Zionism, Gestapo, Crematorium, Holocaust, Scapegoat*, Nazi, Kabbala, Annihilate*, Genocide*, Anti-Semitism, Liberation, Concentration camp. 
 
FOR EACH WORD WITH A *, you need the following: 
Part of speech
Defintion
Synonym
Antonym
Sentence WITH context. 
 
FOR ALL OTHER WORDS, you just need the definition and a sentence WITH context. 
 

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Wednesday we finished reading Chapter 4, completed the analysis, and worked on the vocabulary assignment. Chapter 4 questions and vocab are due tomorrow. PLEASE READ CHAPTER 5 FOR HOMEWORK! READING QUIZ TOMORROW! 

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Thursday/Tuesday:
-Took grammar quiz #17
-Looked at biographies of Holocaust victims
-Completed questions on an article about a Holocaust Survivor (attached)
-Received the character chart (attached)
-Received the chapter questions (attached)
 

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Attached is the web quest on Elie Wiesel the we will start on Monday/Tuesday and will be due on Wednesday. 

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Monday/Tuesday's project! 

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Today (Friday) we will finish the novel. Analysis for the last 6 chapter attached below. 

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Today was silent reading. 

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Today we started part II of Things Fall Apart by China Achebe. Questions for chapters 14-17 are below. 
 

Chapter 14:

  1. What evidence is there that Okonkwo has lost his love of work?
  2. What is the name of Okonkwo’s uncle?
  3. Summarize Uchendu’s argument to Oknonkwo about his attitude.

    Chapter 15:

  1. Who or what finally shows up in Umuofia? How do the villagers respond?

Chapter 16:

  1. How does Nwoye start to change in chapter 16?

Chapter 17:  

  1. How do the villagers try to trick the missionaries in chapter 17?
  2. Provide a quote/s that answers the following two questions: What decision does Nwoye make in this chapter? How does Okonkwo try to justify Nwoye’s actions in his own mind?

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Attached are the Notes on Writing we went over today. Your resubmission is due no later than March 20th. 

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Vocab assignment for Things Fall Apart Chapters 10-13:

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Today (3/14) we read chapter 7 in class and completed the analysis. FOR HOMEWORK, please read chapter 8 and complete the analysis. The novel and the assignment are attached below. 

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Here is the assignment for Monday. It is due Tuesday. 

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Friday please read chapters 5 and 6. Questions below. 

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Today we read Chapter 4 in class. Please answer the following questions in COMPLETE SENTENCES:
 
  •     1.Why does Okonkwo insult Osugo at a meeting by calling him a woman? What does this suggest about the Igbo’s view of women?
  •     2. How is Ikemefuna treated by Okonkwo’s family?
  •     3. What abomination did Okonkwo commit during the week of peace? How was he punished?
  •     4. Why do the Igbo celebrate the week of peace?
  •     5. What does every man and his family do after the week of peace?
  •     6. What are the women’s duties after yams are planted?
  •     7. During the rainy season, how do the people of Umuofia pass the time?

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Here are the questions given out on Tuesday. If you were on the college trip or you were absent, please read chapter 3 of Things Fall Apart (electronic version attached) and work on the questions. 

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Pages 14-19 of the Things Fall Apart unit are due. 

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Here is the introduction to Things Fall Apart. Follow the powerpoint and make sure you have bullet points AND A SUMMARY for each section. There are three sections. 

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Below are the directions for the Blindness and Sight poem. 
 
šRequirements:
šTopic: Blindness and Sight
šTitle
š3 stanzas of at least 5 lines
šSTRONG imagery
šYou must have 5 of the following literary devices in your poem:
š-Metaphor, simile, personification, irony, hyperbole, juxtaposition, oxymoron, allusion
šONE dominating image

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  •     Due Tuesday:
  •     Page 754- Analyze the text.
  •     Page 755- Analyze Craft and Structure and Practice  
  •     Page 756- Author’s Style, Read It, Write It.

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Due today: Poetry comprehension questions from page 753. 

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Below is the Irony analysis essay information. 

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Monday and Tuesday we completed the Oedipus Infographic. Assignment is below. 

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Today in class we finished reading "Oedipus The King" part 2. Page 721 is due Monday. You must do ALL OF IT. Complete 1-5 on the worksheet, and the rest (including the research questions) need to be on a separate piece of paper.

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Pages 700 and 701 are due today. 

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Today in class we completed pages 698 and 699 in your textbook. Please have those pages complete before you come to class tomorrow.

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Tuesday we started our work in Unit 6: Blindness and Sight. So far we have completed pages 658-663. 

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Today we are creating and performing dramatic irony skits. You must be in class today to get the assignment. 

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Today we read the first 32 lines of Act III, and then delivered speech #3. Tomorrow we will continue Act III, and possibly give speech #4. 
 
REMEMBER! ALL CAMPAIGN WORK MUST BE TURNED IN BY FRIDAY! VIVA ROME! 

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Please make sure you are keeping up with the reading and the work in your notebook. On Friday the following assignments are due: 
 
-Shakespeare Lecture Notes (pages 6 and 7)
-The Soldier's Dilemma responses (page 8)
-Act I analysis (pages 9 and 10)
 

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Wednesday you were given your Julius Caesar Notebook. IF YOU LOSE IT, YOU MUST PRINT A NEW ONE FROM HERE.
 
We completed the notes from pages 6 and 7. The powerpoint is attached below if you were not here. 

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Tuesday we watched "The Rise and Fall of The Roman Empire" Episode 3: Julius Caesar. We completed a worksheet for the documentary, so you'll need to get that from me if you weren't here. 

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We will be continuing with the presentations this week. 

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Below are the directions for the Explanatory Presentation.

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Today is day #1 of working on your explanatory presentation. If you were not here, please contact your group members. 

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Tuesday we read "Beware: Do Not Read This Poem", "The Raven", and "Windigo" then we completed the comprehension check on page 109. Be sure to complete the research question as well. 

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Please complete pages 96-98. You may skip "Write It" at the bottom of 98. Every other section needs to be done, but keep in mind some of them only ask you to discuss with your group. 

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Monday and Tuesday we are analyzing photographs from "The Dream Collector". By the end of class on Tuesday we will have completed pages 82-88. All work is due Wednesday. 

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All work for Thursday and Friday is below. 

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Here is The Fall of The House of Usher infographic: 
 

Your job is to put together an informational graphic on the aspects that make The Fall of The house of usher a gothic tale.

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Title and Author

You must include all five aspects from pages 51-53.

YOU MUST USE “reclusive” and “sinister” in your infographic.

Each aspect MUST have a dynamic image and contain a passage from the story as evidence. ***NOTE: For “It’s set in the olden days” you may simply explain what time period the story is from since you won’t find a passage explaining that.

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Today in class we finished page 46 and completed page 47. All work is due Thursday. 

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Monday in class we completed page 45, and started working on 46. We will finish as a class tomorrow. 

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Friday we finished "The House Taken Over" and completed pages 43 and 44. All work due Monday. 

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  • Today you write your own Gothic Tale! Use your notes to make sure you have all of the traditional characteristics of Gothic Literature in your story. Your story must be at least 250 words and must include an illustration. Be creative and HAVE FUN!

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Pages 32, 33, 34, and 35 are due today. 

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Today is the sophomore field trip to The Wild Animal Park. Have fun! 

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Thursday we will complete pages 32 and 33 in your textbook. 

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Gothic Literature infographic assignment attached. 

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Friday we finished "The Fall of The House of Usher" by Poe. Please make sure you do ALL questions on page 31. 
Due Monday: All work from pages 4-31, including all annotations. 
I have attached several comic templates to help you complete #6. 

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Today we took the Beginning of the Year assessment in Pearson Bridge. See me if you were absent. 

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Notes on Gothic Literature due today. All important information is in RED.
 

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Happiness Ad is due. 

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Here is the Happiness infographic assignment:
 

 

  •     Over the past few weeks we have discussed happiness. Today your job is to put all you’ve learned together in an infographic that shows your understanding and opinions on this matter.
  •     Requirements:
  •     -Give it a catchy title. GOT HAPPINESS? Just a suggestion.
  •     -Using the RESEARCH AND DATA from the article and the documentary, tell your audience what the data says about what makes people the happiest, and what makes them the least happy.This is like an ADVERTISEMENT for how to OBTAIN and MAINTAIN your happiness.
  •     YOUR AD MUST CONTAIN ETHOS, PATHOS, AND LOGOS!
  •     Put your name in the LOWER RIGHT corner.

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Here is the work for Thursday:

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Tuesday we will finish "Happy" and then complete Activity 10. 

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Documentary questions are below. 

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I have changed the due date for the Happiness module work. It will all be due tomorrow. After warm up, you will need to turn in: 
 
Act 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 18. Click "show all assignments" to see the module if you do not see it. 

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Thursday we completed activities 9 and 10, and started the documentary "Happy". We will finish the documentary tomorrow. 

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Monday we completed Activities 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8.
 
Tuesday's work is reading the article and completing activity 18. You will get a copy in class on Tuesday. 

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Attached is the "Pursuit of Unhappiness" unit and reading. 

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Thursday's assignment is below. It is due tomorrow.