Fri, Dec. 19th–Humanities

What we’re doing today: Talking the ethics of privacy and journalism Seeing an adaptation of Frankenstein Discussing how movie adaptations change how themes and ideas work within a story OK, so I wanted to talk a bit about the Interview issue and discuss both...

Thu, Dec 18th–AP

What we’re doing today: Turning in the Def essay and debriefing Discussing and analyzing rhetorical techniques of documentary makers First, turn it in on turnitin.com. Then, we’ll talk about how documentary makers use the techniques of film to make their...

12/17–Debate

What we’re up to: Research: terms, observations, values Drafting: Contentions Like the man says, we are working to research and begin drafting our Constructives. Here are some elements to consider. Once you’ve chosen a value/criterion you’ll need...

12/17–Humanities

What we’re doing: Exploring how Frankenstein is reinterpreted though Culture We’ll talk a bit about the cultural impact of Frankenstein and see some clips from the 1931 Boris Karlof movie before seeing what Kenneth Branagh can do with the...

Tue, Dec 16th–AP

What we’re Doing Turning ideas into gold OK, time to write, but first… Peer edit: We’ll try to get 3 readers together for your essays. Each will give input on the three elements of the rubric. Reader 1:  Strong writing—correct mechanics,...