May 29, 2018

English 10 G./H.: We read short biographical pieces for Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. Afterward, we began reading an excerpt from MLK’s Stride Toward Freedom.

Publications: Students were divided into new groups to complete their final yearbook pages review, which we will continue all week.

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May 25, 2018

English 10 G./H.: The students took notes on contemporary literature and the idea of the American dream. Students are responsible for completing the America and American Dream paragraphs for homework.

Publications: Students continued to work on their spring yearbook pages.

May 24, 2018

English 10 G./H.: We read an excerpt from a 1916 speech from Mohandas Gandhi discussing civil disobedience. Students completed and reviewed the notes and after reading questions.

Publications: Students continued working on their spring pages.

May 23, 2018

English 10 G./H.: We finished reading Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience” and reviewed the after reading questions.

Publications: Students continued working on their spring pages.

May 22, 2018

English 10 G./H.: We continued reading Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience.” All students are required to complete the notes for the piece.

Publications: Students continued working on their spring pages.

May 21, 2018

English 10 G./H.: We began reading excerpts from Henry David Thoreau’s essay “Civil Disobedience.”

Publications: Students continued working on their spring pages.

May 18, 2018

English 10 G./H.: The students were given the hour to work on their motto assignment. Each student is responsible for having their motto and relevant illustration, accompanied by one paragraph describing what the motto means and how it would be helpful to others.

Publications: Students continued working on their spring pages.

May 17, 2018

English 10 G./H.: The students took their grammar chapter 6 test. Afterward, we finished reading “Self-Reliance” and completed the after reading questions.

Publications: Students continued working on their spring pages.

May 16, 2018

English 10 G./H.: We began reading an excerpt from Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay “Self-Reliance.” Students are responsible for completing all notes. Our final exam will include all pieces from our civil rights unit.

Publications: Students continued working on their spring pages.