Wednesday, September 11

  • First day of classes!

  • Jigsaw puzzles

    • Write a possible story!

    • Do the same pictures generate similar stories?

    • Report out one of your group's stories

  • General view of class

Thursday, September 12

  • new seating chart

  • syllabus

  • assignment sheets

  • Puritan reading/writing assessment

  • bring your student body card Monday to check out the Scarlet Letter!

  • Salem witch trials

  • drawing Puritans!

Friday, September 13

  • check out the Scarlet Letter on Monday

    • bring student ID

  • vocab

    • keep a list of words for you to study

    • write practice sentences on scratch paper in baskets

      • so you'll write each word twice!

    • Scarlet Letter vocab #1

    • 1. ponderous, adj. - very heavy, massive

    • 2. pertains, v. - concerns, has to do with

    • 3. edifice, n. - a building, especially a large, imposing one

    • 4. iniquity, n. - wickedness; an unjust or unrighteous act

  • Salem witch trial readings

    • get together with those who also have your case

      • make sense of what you've got

      • answer each other's questions

    • go back to your original seat

      • compare notes with classmates about the different cases

    • Class discussion: what was going on in these trials?

    • Write a paragraph

  • C-notes

  • Start Literary Movements notes