4/27 – Depression, Self-Harm, and Vogon poetry

Round Table: 1st block:
Lit Circles
Youtube Video: “Explaining My Depression to My Mother” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqu4ezLQEUA

Teen Depression: A Short Film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzwEahJ11dM

Depression handouts and discussion depression handout

recognizing depression handout.pdf

Get students to brainstorm coping techniques that teens can and actually will use in order to manage depression

 

Round Table: 2nd block:
Lit Circles
Self-Harm Video: Skin Deep-A Short Documentary on Self Harm https://youtu.be/T5w8DElzTnA

Self-Injury: One Family’s Story By Jeanie Lerche Davis (online)

http://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/features/self-injury-one-familys-story?

 

English IV: 4h block:
Share Vogon poetry and discuss what makes poetry and what Adams is saying about poetry

4/26 – Anxiety, Depression, and HHGTTG ch 5-8

Round Table: 1st block:
Anxiety Power Point Anxiety and Stress Management 1
Activity: Make stress balls using white balloons and play doh and sharpies

HW: Anxiety Blog Reading – http://www.time-to-change.org.uk/category/blog/anxiety – journal a response to one of the blog entries

 

Round Table: 2nd block:
Youtube Video: “Explaining My Depression to My Mother” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqu4ezLQEUA

Teen Depression: A Short Film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzwEahJ11dM

Depression handouts and discussion depression handout

recognizing depression handout.pdf

Get students to brainstorm coping techniques that teens can and actually will use in order to manage depression

 

English IV: 4th block:
Ch 5-8 – Pgs 45-78
Imagery and Fig Lang, Theme: Language and Communication
Figurative Language Handout HHG to the Figurative Language Prewriting

ThinkBoard: https://boardthing.com/board/5aa1c7beaf0a2c060f7a6fc5

Homework: Create your own Vogon poem. Make it as bad as you like, but be able to recite it and convey emotion so that classmates can determine its meaning.

4/25 – Mental Heath Soc Sem, Anxiety, and HHGTTG comparison

Round Table: 1st block:
Mental Health Socratic Seminar Mental Health Socratic Seminar

Round Table: 2nd block:
Anxiety Power Point Anxiety and Stress Management 1
Activity: Make stress balls using white balloons and play doh and sharpies

HW: Anxiety Blog Reading – http://www.time-to-change.org.uk/category/blog/anxiety – journal a response to one of the blog entries

 

English IV: 4th block:
Ch 1-3 audio vs video
Comparing textual formats

Audio: http://www.induceddyslexia.com/hitchhiker.htm

Video: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4syjrl

Compare reading with audio version and complete handout  During Reading HHGTTG Text to Audio Comparison

4/24 – Mental Health Intro and Soc Sem, HHGTTG ch 2-4

Round Table: 1st block:
Mental Health Four Corners
Mental Illness videos with discussion
The Road Back Dramatic Film on Teen Anxiety/Depression
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRjSVNYlwBE
Bressie A Lust for Life 1000 Hours
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhoEu5xfsi4&t=38s

Journal response to video

HW: Read novel and ready questions for Socratic seminar
HW: Please being in play doh

 

Round Table: 2nd block:
Mental Health Socratic Seminar Mental Health Socratic Seminar

 

English IV: 4th block:
HHGTTG CH 2, 3, and 4 – Pgs 20-44

Summarizing Main Idea, POV and narration, Irony and Satire
Irony/Satire Handout Irony and Satire in the Introduction

Questions on padlet or thinkboard: https://boardthing.com/board/5aa1c2f5af0a2c060f7a6fbe

4/23 – Spoken Word, Mental Health Intro, and HHGTTG Pro-Ch 1

Round Table: 1st block:
Present spoken words
Mental Health Lit Circles intro and get novels Mental Health Literature Circles

 

Round Table: 2nd block:
Mental Illness videos with discussion
The Road Back Dramatic Film on Teen Anxiety/Depression
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HRjSVNYlwBE
Bressie A Lust for Life 1000 Hours
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhoEu5xfsi4&t=38s

Journal response to video

Mental Health Lit Circles intro and get novels Mental Health Literature Circles
Introduction to Mental Health Research Project

HW: Read novel and ready questions for Socratic seminar

HW: Please bring in play doh

 

English IV: 4th block:
HHGTTG Prologue and Ch 1- pp 1-19
Boardthing – https://boardthing.com/board/5aa1c2f5af0a2c060f7a6fbe

Hitchhiker CH Questions