Monday, September 18

  • Vocab quiz tomorrow!
  • Vocab warm-up:

    • Use four words from the Winthrop vocab list

    • Draw a picture and make a caption.

    • Include an elephant and a trampoline

  • Grades are current in gradebook

    • turn in missing work before the end of the unit

    • missing tests and quizzes have to be arranged with me

  • Orange handout on MLA in-text citations
    • Keep the orange MLA sheet for reference!
  • Art!

    • Draw the scene at the end of Ch. 10
      • bottom of p. 123

    • Must include what Chillingworth saw

    • If you wish, you may add another note about what Chillingworth is actually seeing.

  • Discuss Ch. 8 - 11

  • Tomorrow we'll have a drawing quiz on Ch. 12

    • That's two quizzes in one day - how cool is that?

Tuesday, September 19

  • Vocab quiz!

  • Laying by the heels in the bilboes

    • what?

  • Quiz on Ch. 12

  • Discuss book

    • Ch. 9 - 12

    • living with integrity

      • (Why is it an integer in math?)

      • who is?

      • who isn't?

  • Time to read?

Wednesday, September 20

  • Vocab warm-up - Scarlet Letter vocab:

    • Start a new study list!

    • Write sentences on a small piece of paper

    • 1. edifice, n. – building, esp. a large, imposing one

    • 2. ponderous, adj. – very heavy, massive.

    • 3. sepulcher, n. – tomb; structure over a grave.

    • 4. feign, v. – to pretend, to fake.

  • Questions to work on for Ch. 13 - 14
    • work on these together
    • If a question refers to another text

      • it might be useful to look at a copy of that other text!

    • turn in at end of class
  • Draw a picture of Chillingworth as described on p. 154-155

    • turn this in today or tomorrow


Thursday, September 21

  • vocab warm-up:

    • 5. inauspicious, adj. – ill-omened, unfavorable.

    • 6. physiognomy, n. - the face or countenance, especially when considered as an index to the character: a fierce physiognomy.

    • 7. petrified, adj. – to be changed into stone over time; to be so frightened as to be unable to move or think.

    • 8. augur, v. – to predict; to forecast the future.


  • Go over yesterday's questions:

    • Transcendentalism!

    • Gov. Winthrop!

  • Anne Bradstreet's burning house

    • look at poem again

  • Our final Puritan poet:

    • Edward Taylor and the Unexpected Metaphors

      • (your new favorite band)

  • Finish Chillingworth drawing

  • Start Edward Taylor q&a

  • Tonight's reading:

    • Very steamy!

    • Whoa!

Friday, September 22

  • vocab warm-up:

    • 9. scourge, v. – to whip or beat. n. – a whip, or a source of widespread affliction, such as famine or war.

    • 10. vagrant, n. – one who wanders; one who has no home.

    • 11. venerable, adj. – worthy of respect; old and respectable.

    • 12.grisly, adj. – gruesome; inspiring repugnance.

  • Quiz on Ch. 17 & 18

  • Discuss what happened in the woods!

    • word: wont - accustomed, what I usually do

      • ex.: I came to work around 7, as is my wont.

  • Time to work on Edward Taylor q&a