All AP and Honors students will read the entire text of Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse.
The audio version is available here.
- Hinduism Video
- Buddhism Notes
Wednesday: Buddhist text, Analects of Confucius
Thursday: Chinese Poetry Haiku Homework
Friday: Gunpowder era notes
We will have a binder check next Wednesday, January 18. The following items will be on Binder Check 3:
- Midterm Study Guide
- Siddhartha anticipation guide
- Unit 5 Vocabulary (See below)
- Chinese Dynasty Quiz
- Chinese History Notes
- Hinduism Video Notes
- Gunpowder Notes
- Siddhartha Discussion Questions Chapters 1-4 (Honors/AP)
- Age of Exploration Exercises (AP)
- Religious Theory Notes (AP)
- Brahmin (distinguish from Brahman)
- Ottoman Empire
- Independent clause
- Dependent clause
- Run-on sentence
- Comma splice
Geoffrey Chaucer’s Pardoner’s Tale and Wife of Bath’s Tale
Compare Islam & Feudalism
Unit 3 test
Tutorial extra credit: Vocab lesson 3, Verbals practice, Make up Work for Lacy
Writing, Writing, Writing!
Your DBQ is due Wednesday, November 9. Use your student holiday on Tuesday to get it done.
Practice writing thesis statements, evaluating topic sentences, staying on topic and writing text-based analysis.
Finish your DBQ essays
DBQ’s are due. Verbals practice & History of Islam (textbook pp. 76-81)
Verbals practice & History of Islam
Unit 3: Islam, Crusades, Feudalism, Medieval Times
Monday : Unit 2 Test
Tuesday & Wednesday: Why was Feudalism developed? What made it work for western Europe?
Feudalism, Imperial, Patriarchy, Middle Ages, Dark Ages, Gerund, Participle, Infinitive, Phrase, Clause
Thursday & Friday : Work on DBQ for World History. Use ACES strategy
This week, we will finish Antigone!
Keep up with all your assignments, as the work builds upon itself. Expect a binder check soon. You should be able to locate and study the following:
Antigone Vocabulary: Hamartia, Hubris, Deus ex Machina, Peripetia, Regent, Parrallelism; Duplicity
Character Motivations Chart
Tragic Family Trivia
Identify the following characters/places: Oedipus, Jocasta, Laios, Tiresias, Creon, Polyneicies, Eteocles, Antigone, Ismene, Haemon, Sphinx, Thebes, Argos, Sophocles, Chorus, Choragos (chorus leader), Guard
You should be able to explain each of these terms/ themes of the play: Character motivations, Hamartia, Conflicting Motivations, Duplicity
This week we will continue our study of Antigone. Review the powerpoint on Greek drama and Sophocles on Greek drama and Sophocles for more information.
Read and review “Soul Sisters” and “Enter the King.” (p. 254-267)
Complete “Tragic Family” Trivia Game (p. 252)
Parallelism and Characterization in Antigone
1/2 and 1/2 Friday: Tao of Pooh Test
Antigone Quiz 1
What are some of the contributions of Ancient Greece?
Read Pandora’s Box. What was the theme intended for this text?
Write an ACES paragraph explaining a universal truth learned from this text.
Characterization Paragraph Gallery Walk – How well could you directly or indirectly characterize yourself by carefully selecting diction, syntax, and details that support your character traits. See if your classmates can guess your work based on the description of yourself and items/symbols that represent you. Remember, write your name on the back.
What is The Tao of Pooh? We will read and discuss this parallel text as it explains one of the Ancient Chinese Schools of Thought. Here is a link to the pdf.
Read about the history of Greek drama and the”Pinnacle of Greek Tragedy,” Sophocles.
Practice distinguishing the different types of Irony.
Unit Test- All Classes
Unit 2 Vocabulary A:
theme, tragic hero, foil character, tragic flaw, irony, verbal irony, situational irony, dramatic irony, schism, syntax, antithesis, denotation, connotation, summary, precis, explication
Assertion about a text or argument
Citation from the text
Explanation of the evidence in your own words
Synthesize how that evidence supports your argument.
Review Characterization – Mr. Lorry
Unit 2 Vocabulary A
Review Characterization – Mr. Lorry
Vocabulary Quiz – Unit 1 Vocabulary & Unit 2A
Intro to Hebrew Literature
What is characterization? How can a writer tell/show us a character? Direct characterization, Indirect characterization, and motivation are techniques an author uses to make a character more realistic.
How might we try to characterize Gilgamesh?
Who are the key players when we read ancient Hebrew texts? View the video about the history of Judaism and Christianity:
What would be some of the motivations behind sacred texts? What are the roles of the main characters (men, women, deities, rulers) in ancient texts and ancient civilizations?
Read the Genesis Flood Story. Compare and Contrast the Mesopotamian and Hebrew Flood stories
History of Judaism – Read & prepare to discuss on Tuesday/Thursday
2nd Block will take the World History Student Learning Objectives Test.
Examine the role of women in ancient literature/civilizations. ruth-scan? View the powerpoint to prepare to read the text.