4/30 – Self-Harm and HHGTTG ch 9-12

Round Table: 1st block:
Self-Harm video
Self-Harm handout and discussion

 

Round Table: 2nd block:
Self-Harm video
Self-Harm handout and discussion

 

English IV: 4th block:
Vocab 5

 

https://padlet.com/kimberlylivaudais/60fng11g12o4

Word Definition Synonyms (4-5)
brevity

noun

concise and exact use of words in writing or speech. Conciseness, succinctness
aplomb

noun

self-confidence or assurance Poise, self-assurance
Barrage

noun

 

a concentrated outpouring, as of questions or blows. Torrent, onslaught
cognizant

adjective

having knowledge or being aware of. Aware, mindful
Collusion

noun

 

secret or illegal cooperation or conspiracy, especially in order to cheat or deceive others. Conspiracy, intrigue
Ennui

Noun

 

a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement. Boredom, tedium
Nebulous

adjective

 

unclear, vague, or ill-defined. Vague, hazy, uncertain
Paradigm

noun

 

a typical example or pattern of something; a model Model, template
Unctuous

adjective

 

(of a person) excessively or ingratiatingly flattering Groveling, insincere
urbane

adjective

of a person, especially a man) suave, courteous, and refined in manner. Sophisticated, worldly
schism

noun

a split or division between strongly opposed sections or parties, caused by differences in opinion or belief. Rife, split
Brazen

adjective

 

bold and without shame. Shameless, daring
E.C
Inscrutable

adjective

 

impossible to understand or interpret. Mysterious, inexplicable
wizened

adjective

shriveled or wrinkled with age Wrinkled, aged
Prognosticate

verb

 

foretell or prophesy (an event in the future) Forecast, predict

Ch 9-12 – Pgs 79-103

Create a social media profile for a character in the novel: https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1svJ-il4a6Wbpmsoub7yUJPYf7d-lSvSKi-NPstDBmVw/edit?usp=sharing

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.