Friday, February 26, 2010

Dorian Grey Chapters 5-8

Do you think the changes in the painting are real or are they just something that Dorian sees out of guilt?
Do you think Dorian would feel bad about Sibyl's death if the painting hadn't changed?

Dorian Gray 5-8

Friday, February 19, 2010

Fishbowl Number 1

Does Dorian's sudden engagement to Sibyl prove that he is more mature or immature?

Dorian Gray 1-4

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

scribe 2/17/10

In class today we took the quiz on Dorian gray ch 1-2 HW we received a self portrait project due Monday and we are to start our last lecture part 2 we need to read ch 3-4 but she wasn't sure when there is also a fishbowl Friday over chapters 1-4.

Friday, February 12, 2010

February 12th, 2010


Scribe 2/12/10

Turned in Last Lecture Part 1. Mrs. Smith would like everyone to know she wants it to be PRINTED not emailed. If you haven't turned it in by 2:00 today. It's late.

Homework: Read Chapter 1 & 2 of Dorian Gray. Make sure you ask questions, look for points of interest and highlight. Every four chapters we'll be having a fishbowl.

We discussed the yellow packets from Wednesday because there was an in-class Summary Response.

Summary Response Format

First paragraph: Summarize what was said.

Second Paragraph: Respond to the piece of work.

Signed up for fishbowls. Check to see when you are going or if you have not signed up. One fishbowl and one discussion.

Summary Response to the Preface of Dorian Gray for the rest of class.

If you were absent turn in the Summary Response next class period.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

February 10th

Finished afterlife presentations
Talked about blog response
-moral, guilt, free choice, selfless v. selfish acts, depending on situation, Is a lie, a lie, a lie, who is to decide?
Talked about Oscar Wilde background
HW: last lecture due friday, teacher appointment, read preface of Dorian Gray and highlight phrases, read two yellow handouts about Oscar Wilde

Monday, February 8, 2010

Bad Boys Bad Boys

If you could do something without getting caught, would you? Why or why not?

Friday, February 5, 2010

Scribe for Wednesday, February 3

We had a work day on our posters and religion group work.

Scribe 2/5/10

February 5th 2010

Blog about Reflections of the afterlife.
Work on afterlife projects due Monday

Homework: Afterlife project, Last Lecture, teacher appt, buy Dorian Gray, Blog, Reflection piece
Last lecture part 1 due next Friday
Afterlife Project Due Monday

Reflections of the afterlife

How does what you learned about others’ interpretation of the afterlife, connect with your previous understanding as well as what we have watched, seen and read?

How has the start of the semester been? What is going well for you? What struggles are you having? What can I help with?

Monday, February 1, 2010

Scribe for Feb. 1st, 2010

  • Read Milton's Paradise Lost

    • also read the background of Milton; story in giant purple book (pg. 435)

    • connect to Dante, music, photos, genesis, creation stories, etc.

  • Homework: Last Lecture, the after life project, schedule a teach appointment

Notes: overall, a day of reading. Nothing more that that.