4/16 – Racism, Soc Sem, and C/C

Round Table: 1st block:
Wrap up Racism lesson

Round Table: 2nd block:
Soc. Sem. – finally

English IV: 4th block:

Vocab 4

C/C Hamlet with Lion King on Thing Board


Word Definition Synonyms (4-5)


Relieve or diminish a negative feeling Ease, alleviate


having a lot of space inside large, spacious


of or during the day. Daily, everday


free (someone or something) from a constraint or difficulty. Remove,. disengage


deserving or causing public disgrace or shame. Embarrassing, undignified


lessen the seriousness of (an offense or mistake). Reduce, lessen


(of the heart) beat rapidly, strongly, or irregularly. Throb, race


(of a person) having an unemotional and stolidly calm disposition. Calm, composed


giving or indicating a good chance of success; favorable. Lucky, favorable
prostrate (verb)


lay oneself flat on the ground face downward, especially in reverence or submission. Prone, laying flat


accept something reluctantly but without protest. Accede, agree


a friendly relationship Friendship, harmony


involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficult and tiring. Taxing, difficult


Being clearly understood Plain, clear


overwhelm (someone) with things or people to be dealt with. Overwhelm, overload

4/13 – Racism, Soc Sem, and Lion King

Round Table: 1st block:
Speaker on Racism

Round Table: 2nd block:
Writing Prompt – Writing Prompt: Think of a problem at home or at school that you feel comfortable sharing. Write out plausible reasons that trace the logical progression of the problem. Make sure that the sequence of events is in order.
Hannah doesn’t seem to take responsibility for her actions. What responsibility do you have in your own problem?

HW: Bring in 3 questions/statements for a socratic sem, on the novel


English IV: 4th block:
Lion King

4/11 – Racism, 13RW, and Gibson’s Hamlet

Round Table: 1st block:
Journals due tomorrow
Reflection on LGBT bullying – about 1/2 page to a page – what worked? did you like it? learn anything? what would you change? add? stop doing? other comments or ideas?

Racism Bullying ppt Racism Today


Round Table: 2nd block:
Journals due tomorrow

Read to pg 231

HW: finish next section – to pg 252


English IV: 4th block:
Finish Hamlet
Handout on Hamlet