Monday, November 4

  • English Department Project Day

    • No English classes!

Tuesday, November 5

  • vocab warm-up

    • 13. fractious, adj. – apt to break out into a passion; irritable

    • 14. fragile, adj. – easily broken; frail; delicate.

    • 15. infraction, n. – violation; breach

    • 16. refract, v. – bend (literally “break back”) a ray of light from a straight course (also a wave of heat or sound, etc.)


  • Thoreau "Civil Disobedience" critical reading assignment


Wednesday, November 6

  • vocab warm-up

  • OMNI; all, every, everywhere

    • 17. omnibus –

      • 1. adj. – covering many things at once (ex.: an omnibus bill in the legislature;

      • 2. n. – a bus; a book containing many works by the same author.


      • 18. omnipotent, adj. – unlimited in power; almighty.

      • 19. omnipresent, adj. – present everywhere at the same time.

      • 20. omniscient, adj. – knowing everything.


  • Thoreau and Gandhi

    • Tonight's homework:

      • Do the same for Gandhi!

  • check out Antigone!

  • Oedipus Review

    • fill in half-sheet

  • Let's take some notes!

  • What is civil disobedience? How does it differ from just breaking a law?

  • What are our options regarding Thoreau's question?

  • What does Gandhi say? (tonight's homework!)

  • Greek Drama notes

Thursday, November 7

  • vocab warm-up:

    • You may work alone or in a group of 2, 3, or 4

    • Using 10 words of the Latin II vocabulary

      • retell part of the Oedipus story

  • Turn in all Thoreau and Gandhi work - with your name on it!

    • Big Thoreau sheet all marked up

    • Thoreau paragraph

    • Gandhi paragraph

  • What are Thoreau and Gandhi saying?

  • What is civil disobedience?

    • when is it effective?

  • Finish Greek Drama notes

  • Start reading Antigone!

Friday, November 8

  • vocab warm-up:

    • Use 4 vocab words to write about ancient Greece

  • Vocab Quiz on Latin Roots II

    • Wednesday, November 13

  • Finish Greek Tragedy notes

  • Read more Antigone

  • Coming next week: Rhetoric!