Monday, September 23

  • Vocab quiz on Wednesday, September 25

    • will include spelling three words correctly

      • and I'm not telling which three!

  • vocab exercise
    • draw a captioned picture of Puritans
      • picture involves 4 vocab words
  • Work with your table -

    • Draw what Chillingworth saw!

    • (maybe draw the multiple possibilities)

      • trick question: there may not be a correct answer . . .

    • What did Chillingworth look like when he saw it?
  • Discuss Ch. 10 & 11

    • Why is D. asleep?

    • What did Ch. see?
      • who does Ch. resemble?
    • What is close reading?

      • p. 123 - "It came to pass" paragraph

      • p. 59, last paragraph, Dimmesdale speaking to Hester from the balcony

      • p. 60 - "The young pastor's voice" paragraph

        • how does the baby react? Why (from Hawthorne's romantic p.o.v.)?

      • Hawthorne expects his readers to be paying attention!
  • Sentence fragment worksheet!

    • Work in pairs

  • Novel notes

    • (have you finished Transcendentalism notes from the Lit & Philosophy notes?)

    • (have you finished the Romanticism notes from the Hawthorne notes?)

    • Hawthorne's views vs. his characters' views

    • forest vs. town

    • good vs. evil


Tuesday, September 24

  • Vocab quiz tomorrow!

  • vocab warm-up:
    • form: Haiku (5 - 7 - 5) using vocab words
    • topic: What would Hester do?
  • Reading quiz

  • Discuss Ch. 12, 13

  • Notes on Tension in Hawthorne

  • timeline, lit terms

Wednesday, September 25

  • Vocab quiz!

  • plumbing lesson

  • Anne Bradstreet
    • "The Author to Her Book"
    • " Before the Birth of One of her Children"
  • Lit terms and Timeline


Thursday, September 26

  • vocab: Latin Roots I

    • string or strict: to bind or draw tight

      • 1. astringent, adj. - 1. shrinking the tissues and slowing the blood flow by drawing together the blood vessels. 2. stern; austere.

      • 2. constrict, v. - draw together; bind

      • 3. restrict, v. - keep within limits; confine

      • 4. stricture, n. - adverse criticism (literally, "tightening"); censure

  • Reading quiz on Ch. 17 & 18

  • What's going on in the forest?

    • Who knew this book would get so steamy?

    • Discuss Ch. 14 - 18

  • Bradstreet / Edward Taylor poetry




Friday, September 27

  • vocab

    • 5. stringent, adj. – strict (literally, “binding tight); rigid; severe

  • VOR: eat greedily


    • 6. carnivore, n. – flesh-eating animal

    • 7. devour, v. – 1. eat greedily or ravenously. 2. seize upon and destroy

    • 8. herbivore, n. – plant-eating animal

  • Open Book Quiz on Chapter 20

    • this can all be found between pages 198 and 201

  • Edward Taylor poetry

  • Anne Bradstreet analysis by you