Friday, Nov 21st–Humanties

What we’re doing Applying The Ancient Mariner to Frankenstein Looking closely at a section of Frankenstein. Learning a bit about the philosophy of Rousseau. Telling a ghost story that means something   Let’s start with “The Rime of Ancient...

Thu, Nov 20th–AP

What we’re up to: Preparing for and executing an AP rhetorical prompt Creatively extending Huck Finn to a modern era Ok, so we’re taking the AP prompt! I’ll have some help in the from of a set of brainstormed verbs and the previous advice sheet....

Wed, Nov 19th–Humanties

What We’re learning Today Study Questions about Frankenstein Are you Classical or Romantic? The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Let’s start with the novel. Working with small groups, answer the following questions together: What is the frame story? How is...

Tue, Nov 18th–AP

What we’re learning How do we write analytical prompts again? Where does Huck stop and Twain begins? How can we incorporate show don’t tell in our writing? Have any writing for me? Drop it here. We’ll have our Rhetorical Analysis AP prompt on...

Mon, Nov 17th–Humanities

What we’re Exploring The end of The Fountain How The Fountain relates to what we’ve studied Frankenstein! Frankensteen! After we watch the end of The Fountain, I’d like to have a short, graded Socratic seminar about the movie and about the Eastern...