12/19 American Studies

In-class~ Progressive Era powerpoint, muckraking reading time

HW~ Muckraking Socratic Seminar tomorrow, Unit 5 take-home essay due tomorrow @ 11:59 to turnitin.com



12/19 Classics

In-class~ Norse Mythology Quiz, starting viewing video projects

HW~ None

12/18 American Studies

In-class~ Intro to Progressive Era, assigned Muckraking reading and discussion questions

HW~ Immigration narrative research

Upcoming~ Unit 5 take-home essay due Friday @ 11:59 to turnitin.com
                   Muckraking Socratic Seminar Friday

12/18 Classics

In-class~ Finished LotR

HW~ Study for Norse Quiz

12/17 Classics

In-class~ LotR

HW~ Start studying for Norse Culminating quiz Thursday (see study guide in yesterday's post)


Write our three points of analysis supported by quotes for each of the following topics:

Comparative to Greek Mythology
Comparative to Modern Film or Literature
Themes, Archetypes and Motifs 


12/16 American Studies

In-class~ Gilded Age World's Fair Project

HW~ None

12/16 Classics

In-class~ LotR

HW~ None

Upcoming~ Norse Culminating Quiz THURSDAY

Norse Study Guide
Focus on Themes, Archetypes, & Comparative to Greek for the following: 
Ragnarok Cycle (Creation, Corruption of Loki stories, Ragnarok)
Hero Cycle (Sigurd and Lord of the Rings)

12/13 American Studies

In-class~ Discussed Immigration, assigned Immigration Narrative

HW~ World's Fair Project on MONDAY

EC Opportunity~ 250 word review of The Crucible connecting it to your thoughts on reading it this semester. DUE SUNDAY @ 11:59 to TURNITIN.COM (Turn stamped program in to Bede)

12/13 Classics

In-class~ Lord of the Rings

HW~ None

EC Opportunity~ 500 word essay comparing Achilles and John Proctor using the tragic hero archetype. DUE TUESDAY @ 11:59 to TURNITIN.COM (Turn stamped program in to Bede)


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