9/1 – Beowulf and Rowlandson

Quote Du Jour: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” -Mahatma Gandhi

English IV: 1st block:
Read Beowulf section I and II

Beowulf Part I Text

Complete Epic Hero graphic organizer and Reading questions in pairs

Characteristics-of-an-Epic-Hero-in-Beowulf

Beowulf-Questions-and-The-Wifes-Lament

 

English III: 2nd and 4th blocks:
Read Rowlandson excerpt and answer questions Narrative of Captivity text

MaryRowlandson Questions

EC/ESL:

Narrative of Captivity text shorter excerpt

Narrative of Captivity questions

8/31 – Epic Hero and Colonialism

Quote Du Jour: “You have the capability, the possibility, and even the responsibility to be lights, because that’s who you really are.” -Maya Angelou

English IV: 1st block:
Man in the Water Reading and questions The-Man-in-the-Water

Questionnaire-for-Man-in-Water-Aug-3
Discuss answers

Epic hero ppt An-Epic-and-its-Hero

 

English III: 2nd and 4th blocks:
Colonialism power point Colonialism ppt F17

Colonialism Notes for PPT F17

8/29 – True Colors

Quote Du Jour: “When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” -Marcus Aurelius

English IV: 1st block:
Finish True Color
Discuss Learning Styles – get in groups by style and discuss/write favorite learning activities
http://bit.ly/1iwl3p8

 

English III: 2nd and 4th blocks:
Complete True Colors
Do learning style inventory time

True Colors:
http://bit.ly/TrueColorsCards1
Visualize Yourself –
Look at the four Character Cards in the link. Review each of the illustrations, and mentally order them from the one MOST like you to the one LEAST like you.

Read About Yourself –
Now, click the link on the last slide and read the back of each card. Again, arrange them in your mind from the card most like you to the one least like you.
Now, rank them on your worksheet using 4 for the one MOST like you, 3 second, 2 third, and 1 for the card LEAST like you.

Describe Yourself –
On the worksheet provided, look at the rows of word groups. Working ONE ROW at a time, rank each word group in the boxes using a 4 to describe the group of words MOST like you down to a 1 to describe the word group LEAST like you.

Identify your True or Primary Color(s) –
Follow the directions at the bottom of your worksheet to determine your TRUE COLOR!

Group yourself by color! Take a moment to say ¨Hello¨ to those in your group and to think about whether you are surprised by who you see around you! As a group, create a poster identifying the following information about yourselves:

STRENGTHS
JOYS & VALUES
NEEDS
STRESSORS

GROUP MOTTO or HASHTAG
THEME SONG

8/28 -Class Introduction

English IV:1st block:
Review Class expectations and room procedures
Fill out student information form on phones: http://bit.ly/2wMB9aV
Sign up for Remind: Block 1: @ livy001
True Colors

HW: Learning Styles Inventory – bring in your learning style tomorrow – http://bit.ly/1iwl3p8

 

English III: 2nd and 4th blocks:
Review Class expectations and room procedures
Fill out student information form on phones: http://bit.ly/2wMB9aV
Sign up for Remind:
Block 2: @livy002
Block 4: @livy004

Sign up for No Red Ink account:
NRI Codes:
Block 2: open apron 7
Block 4: cool doll 90