1/17 – Crucible Writing and Native American myths

Quote Du Jour: “I am determined not to miss any day waiting for a better one.” Sylvia Boorstein

H. Eng III: 1st block:
Vocab padlet
Writing Assignment for Crucible Crucible Writing Assignments

HW: Vocab 1 quiz tomorrow



Eng. III: 2nd and 4th blocks:
Vocab Padlet

Native American Readings Native American stories archetype

The Wolf Ceremony As Told by Chief Dan George


HW: Vocab 1 quiz tomorrow

1/14 – Crucible and Colonialism

Quote Du Jour: “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

H. Eng. III: 1st block:
Vocab 1  S19 English III vocab 1 handout
Crucible Movie


Eng. III: 2nd and 4th blocks:
Vocab 1 S19 English III vocab 1 handout
Finish Colonialism power point

Vocabulary Word Part of Speech Definition Synonym Antonym Sentence
Adhere verb to attach firmly to something; to give support or maintain loyalty Cohere, stick, cling Loosen, ignore I must adhere to my beliefs on how to treat others.
Apprehensive adj afraid that something bad or unpleasant is going to happen Anxious, uneasy, foreboding Calm, confident The student was apprehensive about her exam grade.
Assess v to make a judgment about (something); to require someone to pay a particular amount of money Judge, estimate, evaluate Neglect, ignore, guess The inspector had to assess the damage to the house.
Bear v to assume or accept (something, such as cost or responsibility); to hold, carry, or support; to give as testimony allow, Hold, endure Evade, refuse, drop I must bear the full weight of my responsibilities as I bear testimony at court.
Determine v to officially decide (something) especially because of evidence or facts; to learn or find out (something) by getting information; ascertain or establish exactly, typically as a result of research or calculation Resolve, figure, ascertain Repress, overlook Jane looked over her options in order to determine the best choice for her future.
Facilitate v to help (something) run more smoothly and effectively Ease, expedite, assist Block, hinder, obstruct The teacher facilitated the discussion of the novel.
Infer v to form (an opinion) from evidence : to reach (a conclusion) based on known facts; to hint or suggest (something) Guess, speculate, intuit Disbelieve, misunderstand Larry inferred the right answer based on the context of the sentence.
Latent Adj present and capable of emerging or developing but not now visible, obvious, active, or symptomatic Inherent, underlying, hidden Active, apparent, obvious Mom’s latent tendency to sarcasm later became apparent as I reached my teen years.
Precede v to happen, go, or come before (something or someone); to surpass in rank, dignity, or importance Preface, predate, outrank Follow, finish, obey His date preceded him out of the car. The general precedes the army private.
Pensive adj suggestive of sad thoughtfulness Dreamy, wistful, solemn Ignorant, carefree, exuberant The senior was pensive as graduation came closer and the future was unclear.
Residual adj remaining after a process has been completed or something has been removed; an internal aftereffect of experience or activity that influences later behavior Remnant, remainder, leftover Disappeared, finished, departed She’s still dealing with the residual effects of the accident.
Static adj showing little or no change, action, or progress; standing or fixed in one place Immobile, unchanging, inert Changeable, active, alert Mrs. Conover called the character static because he never changed or grew.

1/11 – Crucible Intro and What is America

Quote Du Jour: “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” -Albert Einstein


H. Eng III: Blk 1:
Crucible Intro – interactive computers
Previewing Worksheet

The Crucible, introduction

pre-viewing-worksheet for Crucible movie

Eng III: Blks 2 and 4:
Unit Intro – What is America/an American? – Brainstorm
Colonialism PPT

Colonialism ppt

Colonialism Notes for PPT F17

1/8 – NRI Diagnostic Quiz

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

All Classes:
Sign up for NRI and complete the Pre-test.
Go to noredink.com. Create account as a student. When it asks for class code:
Block 1: silent phone 75
Block 2: jolly pilot 86

Block 4: even planner 1

After you have finished creating your account, take the diagnostic quiz.

1/7 – Welcome to English III

Welcome to English III/Honors English III!
My name is Kimberly Livaudais (live-a-day)
Classroom overview – inbox, bathrooms, folders, etc.
Sign up for my remind. Text 81010 and in the message
Block 1: @liva05
Block 2: @liva06
Block 4: @liva08

Check out my website: mrslivaudais.com
Go over class expectations

Student Information Form – use your phones and go to this site to fill it out: https://bit.ly/2COFQnl

Learner Profile Survey: https://bit.ly/2SA7Q3r

Welcome to the Livaudais English Classroom!

This site has been built for teachers, students, and parents.  The side and top menus will take you to specific units of study with lesson plans and handouts.

TEACHERS – You are welcome to use anything on this site.  Feel free to email me with any questions.  If you have a cool lesson that you developed and would like to share on this site, again, please email me with the lesson and attribution.

STUDENTS and PARENTS – On the main page, I will create daily posts – usually a week ahead.  This will tell you what we are doing in class each day (for parents and absent students) and will have any notes, handouts, etc. that I will give out that day.  If you are out or you just lose your handout, please get it here.  Just look for the date.


9th Grade Class Expectations

English 9 Class-Expectations-Livaudais.doc (1)

10th grade Class Expectations

English 10 Class-Expectations-Livaudais.doc (1)


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English 9: @livy2
English 10: @livy1