4/16 – Racism, Soc Sem, and C/C

Round Table: 1st block:
Wrap up Racism lesson
Reflection

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)
allay

 

Relieve or diminish a negative feeling Ease, alleviate
capacious

 

having a lot of space inside large, spacious
diurnal

 

of or during the day. Daily, everday
extricate

 

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

 

deserving or causing public disgrace or shame. Embarrassing, undignified
mitigate

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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
acquiesce

 

accept something reluctantly but without protest. Accede, agree
amity

 

a friendly relationship Friendship, harmony
E.C    
arduous

 

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

 

Being clearly understood Plain, clear
Inundate

 

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