Tue, March 31st–AP

What we’re up to: What to learn from the Synthesis Essay prompts Gender and SW Women’s Brains Women’s Occupations Ok, so I’ll group you into smaller groups based on your success on the most recent Synth essay prompt. I’ll ask your small...
Fri, March 27th–Creative Writing

Fri, March 27th–Creative Writing

What are we up to? Rhyme poem Form poems/Free choice Guest Speaker: Ethan Reid How close are we to being able to drop the rhyme poems? Anyway, here’s the QuestionPress. And we’ll share. Now, we’re on to the last poem! Form! Specifically: the ode, the elegy, the...

Thu, March 26th–AP

What we’re up to: Sentence stems and common question types for the AP MC section Introducing the Gender Unit OK, let’s start by talking a bit about how the multiple choice section is created. We’ll look at some of the resources I provided for the...

Wed, March 25th–Film

I want to start Do the Right Thing today, but I also have two elements I want to flesh out first. Video Essays I love, love these and I want to figure out how we can do them for a final project at the end of the year. Here’s the most recent one I love about...
Wed, March 25th–Creative Writing

Wed, March 25th–Creative Writing

OK, now we’re onto the RHYME POEM! 3 options: Children’s Rhyme: Shel Silverstein and Dr. Seuss are two masters here, so you can always check them out for inspiration. But also think about this: good children’s rhymes often tell the stories of someone different and...