Go over the copy of the syllabus.
Discuss first quote and read the first short story.
Homework: Finish Vocabulary Flash Cards and Finish Quote Assignment.
First Week's Quote: “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...”
― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You'll Go!
We will be finishing blue class samples. Then we will finish the next short story in class. Homework for the week: Finish new quote assignment, new vocabulary, flash cards, and there is a vocabulary test on Thursday. Please be prepared and study!
Quote for Week Two: That is the beauty of literature. You discover that your longings are universal, longings, that you’re not lonely and isolated from anyone. You Belong.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
Due Dates: Dr. Suess Quote 8/25
Vocabulary and Flash Cards 8/25
Vocabulary Test for Week 1 8/27
Vocabulary for Week 2 8/27
Fitzgerald Quote and Flash Cards for Week 2 9/1
We will be starting our first novel this week in class. I will give a lecture on Tuesday about the author and give context for the book. Then I will get you the copies of the novel to take home. We will discuss Chapter 1 on Thursday.
Quote for Week Three:
Be more concerned with you character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are."- John Wooden
Due Dates: Quote 8/3
Vocabulary Test 8/3
Flash Cards 8/3
Read to Chapter 1 in the Crucible by 8/3