Today's Focus: Emerging Symbolism in Lord of the Flies - Chapters 3 & 4 Analysis
Journal #6: Jack appears to be obsessed by the idea of killing a pig, so much so that he puts it before more urgent needs. What more urgent needs does he ignore? What happens because of his disregard? What does this say about Jack?
- Study for your Vocabulary Quiz TOMORROW
Today's Focus: Vocabulary Definitions 1B, Chapter 2 Reading Quiz, Character Entry Sharing, Chapter 2 Analytical Discussion
Journal #5: Create an analytical paragraph using excerpts from the following paragraphs:
The space under the palm tree was full of noise and movement. Ralph was on his feet too, shouting for quiet, but no one heard him. All at once the crowd swayed toward the island and was gone – following Jack. Even the tiny children went and did their best among the leaves and broken branches. Ralph was left, holding the conch, with no one but Piggy.
Piggy’s breathing was quite restored.
“Like kids!” he said scornfully. “Acting like a crowd of kids!” (Golding 38)
- Read Chapters 3 & 4 with ONE character entry DUE TUESDAY
- Vocabulary Quiz 1B on Wednesday
Today's Focus: Chapter 1 Discussion & Character Entries Introduction, Assignment, and Writing Time
Journal #4: Respond to the following quote…“He raised his arm into the air. There came a pause, a hiatus, the pig continued to scream and the creepers to jerk, and the blade continued to flash at the end of a bony arm. The pause was only long enough for them to understand what an enormity the downward stroke would be.”
- Read Chapter 2 with Character Entry DUE TOMORROW
Today's Focus: Introduction to Second Semester Grammar Packet, Vocabulary List 1B, In-class Reading of Lord of the Flies Chapter 1
- Finish reading Chapter 1 if you were not able to in class DUE TOMORROW
Today's Focus: A Psycho-Analytical Approach to Literature (Id, Ego, Superego)
- Bring Lord of the Flies each day starting TOMORROW
Today's Focus: Happy First Day of Second Semester! Lord of the Flies Anticipatory Set - Survival Day!
Journal #3: Correct the following sentences: According to a noted meteorologist, there is various explanations for the accelerating rate of global warming. Multipurpose vehicles, which can be very useful on rough terrain, is now banned in many states. The countries land reform law is first proposed by a coalition government in 1945; and included farmers that lost there farms during collectivism. To get to the theatre, which is on the East Side, wait at the corner until the express bus came. As the 9th inning began, his manager reminded “Doc” Gooden that he has hit the lead-off batter in the first inning.
- Bring your Lord of the Flies book tomorrow if you have your own copy.
Today's Focus: First Semester Final Exam! Congratulations!
- If you would like your own copy of Lord of the Flies bring it starting Tuesday.
Today's Focus: Study Hall Day for Finals
- Last night to study for English LA final
Today's Focus: Study Day for English LA Final Exam
- Study for your Final Exams which begin Tomorrow.
- Your History and English LA Exams are on Thursday.
Today's Focus: Final Exam Review Day (Board Races with Exam Topic Questions)
- Study for your Final Exam!!!!
(Based on today's game results as well as how many of you did NOT choose to engage in grade improving opportunities - the unit retake and MLA formatting revisions - YOU SHOULD REALLY, REALLY STUDY...and I mean STUDY. Remove your distractions and sit down and reread your notes, annotate your study guide with information, make flash cards, quiz your friends, etc.)
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