Monday, December 11

  • vocab warm-up:
  • 13. enterprise, n. - a difficult project; a business
  • 14. dissemble, v. - to hide the truth, including your true feelings
  • 15. carnal, adj. - having to do with the body, rather than the spirit
  • 16. posterity, n. - the future; the speaker's future generations

  • Reading quiz - Scarlet Letter ch. 1 - 5
  • Which Rules do You Follow?
    • Paragraph writing
    • turn in at end of class

Tuesday, December 12

  • Vocab quiz on Friday!

  • vocab warm-up:

  • 17. perjure, v. - to lie under oath or in an official setting

  • 18. breach, n. - a break, in either a wall or a promise

  • 19. abridge, v. - to shorten, to take something out of

  • 20. superfluities, n. - unnecessary extras

  • 21. undertake, v. - to accept, as a job or task

  • 22. contiguous, adj. - next to, alongside of, touching, as two states on a map

  • Vocab quiz on Friday!

  • How was yesterday?

  • Discuss book

    • How is Hester doing?

    • What is Mistress Hibbins offering?

    • Does anyone ever speak like these Puritan children?

      • No.

    • Governor's ruff

    • black letter typeface

  • Finish notes on Literary and Philosophical Movements

  • study questions for Ch. 8&9

    • in place of a reading quiz

Wednesday, December 13

  • vocab warm-up:

  • Choose four Winthrop vocab words
      • Draw a picture showing Puritans
        • engaged in less traditional activities
        • illustrating your chosen words
      • Write a caption for your wonderful picture
        • using your chosen words, of course!
  • Any questions about Ch. 8&9 study questions?
    • Turn in!
  • Informal notes on church history

  • Notes on Tensions in Hawthorne


Thursday, December 14

  • vocab warm-up:

    • Use subjection, eminent, commission, and superfluities (or superfluous) in a sentence.

    • Include a swing set in the sentence.

  • Finish Tensions in Hawthorne notes

  • Chapter 10 assignment

    • What happened?

    • What did Chillingworth see?

    • What do we infer?
      • infer, v. - to deduce from evidence and reason rather than from explicit statements
    • blue handout

      • picture

      • writing - 2 sentences total
        • MLA citation - one sentence
        • one sentence commentary
    • Due January 3


Friday, December 15

  • Vocab quiz!

  • "A Play on Words" by Eugene Field

  • Have a great break!