3/24 – MS ch 6-7 and 13RW pg 1-68

Quote Du Jour: “So, I guess we are who we are for a lot of reasons. And maybe we’ll never know most of them. But even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there. We can still do things. And we can try to feel okay about them.” ? Stephen Chbosky

H. English III: 1st and 4th blocks:
Vocab 4 quiz

Group Discussion of Ch 1-4

HW: Read Ch 6- ch 7

Audio: https://librivox.org/the-mysterious-stranger-by-mark-twain/

PDF:  http://www.online-literature.com/twain/mysterious-stranger/

 
Roundtable: 2nd block:
13RW pg 1-53

HW: read to page 68

3/23 – MS ch 3-4 and 13RW intro

Quote Du Jour: “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ? Eleanor Roosevelt

H. English III: 1st and 4th blocks:
Write 4 sentences using 4 vocabulary words correctly. Be sure to include context clues.
MS ch 3-4

HW: Read ch 5

 

Audio: https://librivox.org/the-mysterious-stranger-by-mark-twain/

PDF:  http://www.online-literature.com/twain/mysterious-stranger/

 
Roundtable: 2nd block:
13RW Intro – article and posters  Thirteen Reasons Why Powerpoint[1][1]

 13 Reasons Why Intro Lesson Plan

Get novel

3/22 – MS and Bullying Projects

Quote Du Jour: “You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.” ? William W. Purkey

H. English III: 1st and 4th blocks:
Write 4 sentences using 4 vocabulary words correctly. Be sure to include context clues.
Read MS ch 1-2

Audio link: https://librivox.org/the-mysterious-stranger-by-mark-twain/

Pdf Link:  http://www.online-literature.com/twain/mysterious-stranger/

 

Roundtable: 2nd block:
Present bullying projects

3/21 – Mysterious Stranger and Socratic Seminar

Quote Du Jour: “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” ? Bernard M. Baruch

 

H. English III: 1st and 4th blocks:
Write 4 sentences using 4 vocabulary words correctly. Be sure to include context clues.
Introduction to The Mysterious Stranger Mark Twain mysterious stranger intro ppt

Mysterious Stranger Group Discussion Questions

 

Roundtable: 2nd block:
Socratic Seminar on Coping Skills on Bullying

HW: Bullying Project Due tomorrow

3/20 – Lowest Animal and Slam Poetry

Quote Du Jour: “Be yourself; everyone is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde

H. English III: 1st and 4th blocks:

Vocab 4 handout  F16 English III Unit 4 Vocabulary

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1S3MmKm9Y–mEJiO0ygbhgLmvuGbV5-UZgpEipMJHyys/edit?usp=sharing

Vocabulary Word Part of Speech Definition Synonym Antonym Sentence
Analyze v examine in detail, typically for purposes of explanation and interpretation (analysis, analytical) Examine, scrutinize, evaluate Ignore, neglect Jake analyzed the game and realized there were several hidden easter eggs.
Arcane adj secret or mysterious : known or understood by only a few people Mystic, esoteric, cryptic Common, evident, obvious Many fraternities have arcane practices about which only members know.
Attribute noun a quality or feature regarded as a characteristic or inherent part of someone or something Feature, facet, quirk commonality An attribute of a successful person is organization.
Coherent adj logical and well-organized : easy to understand; able to talk or express yourself in a clear way that can be easily understood Logical, lucid, articulate, organized Irrational, confused, disordered Many of his speeches do not seem to be coherent, and therefore I do not understand what he is trying to say.
Devoid adj entirely lacking or free from a usual, typical, or expected attribute Vacant, barren, vacuous Full, complete, abounding The madman was devoid of any scruples or conscience.
Diffuse verb spread out over a large area; not concentrated Dispersed, disseminated, scattered Concentrated, condensed, compressed The scent of apples diffused throughout the orchard.

His work was written in a diffuse and inelegant style.

Hurtle v move or cause to move at a great speed, typically in an uncontrolled manner Rush, dart, lunge Linger, dawdle, creep Late again, Joe hurtled through the halls to his classroom.
Incremental Adj increasing gradually by regular degrees or additions Gradual, cumulative, progressive Sudden, abrupt, meteoric The incremental collection of my Pokemon  has reached level 10 on Pokemon Go.
Inevitable adj incapable of being avoided or evaded Predestined, inexorable, inescapable Avoidable, preventable, unlikely The only thing in life that is inevitable is change.
Nostalgia n pleasure and sadness that is caused by remembering something from the past and wishing that you could experience it again Longing, reminiscence, wistfulness Unconcerned, apathetic, forward-looking Grandma often tells stories of her childhood when she is feeling nostalgia.
Reflect v think deeply or carefully about; embody or represent (something) in a faithful or appropriate way; Meditate, ponder, contemplate Ignore, disregard People who do not reflect on their mistakes are bound to repeat them.
Superlative adj of the highest quality or degree Excellent, sterling, consummate Inferior, mediocre, execrable The New England town meeting is a superlative example of grassroots democracy.

Read and discuss “The Lowest Animal”  The Lowest Animal

 

Roundtable: 2nd block:

Work on Slam Poetry