December 10, 2019

English 9 G./H.: General students reviewed grammar chapter 11 test and took their test. Honors students worked on their “Blind to Failure” vocabulary.

English 10 G.: Students finished the Crucible Act III after reading questions. We will finish reviewing the Act tomorrow.

December 9, 2019

English 9 G./H.: We finished watching the Seabiscuit film adaptation, and students finished and turned in their film (inspiration) notes. Afterward, students began working on their vocabulary assignment for Karl Taro Greenfeld’s magazine article “Blind to Failure,” which is homework due Wednesday.

English 10 G.: We finished reading Act III, and students began working on their after reading questions.

December 5, 2019

English 9 G./H.: General students continued working on their grammar chapter 11 test review. Honors students finished the review and took the chapter 11 test.

English 10 G.: We continued reading Act III.

December 4, 2019

English 9 G./H.: We continued watching the Seabiscuit film adaptation while noting moments of inspiration.

English 10 G.: We began reading Act III of The Crucible.

December 3, 2019

English 9 G./H.: We continued our grammar work covering quotation marks (11.5,) hyphens, dashes, apostrophes, and parentheses (11.6,) and ellipses and italics (11.7.) We will finish our test review Thursday.

English 10 G.: We continued watching the Crucible film adaptation while noting major text/film differences.

December 2, 2019

English 9 G./H.: We continued watching Gary Ross’s film adaptation. Students are required to note scenes depicting underdog moments and moments of hope and inspiration. We will be using these notes for our next writing assignment.

English 10 G.: Students finished and reviewed the after reading questions for The Crucible Act II. Afterward, we continued watching the film adaptation while noting major text/film differences.

November 26, 2019

English 9 G./H.: We continued watching Gary Ross’s Seabiscuit film adaptation. Students are required to note scenes depicting underdog moments and moments of hope and inspiration. We will be using these notes for our next writing assignment.

English 10 G.: Students finished reading Act II of The Crucible and began working on their after reading questions.

November 25, 2019

English 9 G./H.: We finished and reviewed the after reading questions for Seabiscuit. Afterward, we began watching Gary Ross’s film adaptation. Students are required to note scenes depicting underdog moments and moments of hope and inspiration. We will be using these notes for our next writing assignment.

English 10 G.: Students continued reading Act II of The Crucible.