May 30, 2014

English 11:  The students read chapter 3, and began chapter 4 of Frankenstein.

English 10:  We reviewed the students’ post reading questions for “Letter from Birmingham Jail,”  and discussed the concepts of civil disobedience and non-violent resistance.

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May 29, 2014

English 11:  The students read chapter 1 and 2 of Frankenstein, completed their chapter notes, and began working on their story review questions.

English 10:  The students completed their post reading questions for “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”  We will review their answers tomorrow.

May 28, 2014

English 11:  We read letter 3 and 4, and began chapter 1 of Frankenstein.  The students completed their chapter notes and story review questions.

English 10:  The students completed their allusion chart for “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”  We will begin the post reading questions tomorrow.

May 27, 2014

English 11:  The students began reading Frankenstein, and completed their chapter notes for Letter 1 and 2.

English 10:  The students read Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”  We will complete the post reading questions tomorrow.

May 23, 2014

English 11:  The students were given two separate viewpoints on the topic of technological advances, relative to human engineering.  The students completed their work in groups, and will begin reading Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein next Tuesday.

English 10:  The students worked on their vocabulary worksheet for Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”  Students that did not finish the worksheet in class need to do so for homework.

May 22, 2014

English 11:  The students finished their post reading questions for “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.”  The students also completed their free write discussing whether there should be limits placed on technology, with a focus on creation.

English 10:  The students had two students (different from yesterday) proofread and edit their typed rough draft, and began making their revisions.  The final drafts are due tomorrow.

May 21, 2014

English 11:  The students finished reading Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.”  We will review our conflict flow chart, and finish the after reading questions tomorrow.

English 10:  The students had at least three students proofread and edit their A Raisin in the Sun Act 4 rough draft, and began making their revisions.  The second drafts are to be typed and are due tomorrow.

May 20, 2014

English 11:  The students reviewed their notes on Mary Shelley, and began reading Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.”

English 10:  The students began writing their A Raisin in the Sun Act 4 rough draft, which are due tomorrow.

May 19, 2014

English 11:  The students began their Frankenstein introduction by taking notes on Mary Shelley.  We will discuss the 10 most important pieces of information from the hand out, and read Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” tomorrow.

English 10: The students were given their A Raisin in the Sun Act 4 Project today.  We discussed how to write an outline for a play, which the students need to complete for homework.