Monday, September 25

  • vocab warm-up:
  • 13. abashed, adj. – to make ashamed or uneasy.
  • 14. evanescent, adj. – fleeting, likely to vanish, transitory.
  • 15. iniquity, n. – 1. gross immorality or injustice; wickedness, 2. A grossly immoral act; a sin.
    • (don't confuse it with inequity - not equal or not fair)
  • 16. ignominy, n. – dishonor, infamy, disgrace.


  • Eratosthenes figuring out Earth's circumference
  • Rev. Moody (1698-1747) keeps people in church
  • "Minister in a Maze" Ch. 20 worksheet
    • help each other - some of this is tricky

Tuesday, September 26

  • vocab warm-up:

  • 17. pertain, v. – 1. To have reference; to relate to something else. 2. To be fitting or suitable.

  • 18. haughty, adj. – proud, in a scornful way; arrogant.

  • 19. visage, n. – face; facial features.

  • 20. heterogeneous, adj. - made up of different kinds, not all the same

  • Rule following paragraph

    • Let's try out these iPads and the keyboards

    • share with or email to: bodtker_i@4j.lane.edu

  • "We must not always talk in the marketplace of what happens to us in the forest."

    • symbols?

  • posters on imagery and symbolism
    • imagery - using words to describe an experience of the senses
  • Coming soon:

    • Wednesday - making posters

    • Thursday - test on book

    • Friday - Socratic Seminar

    • Monday, Oct. 2 - Essay notes, theme notes, etc.

    • Tuesday, Oct. 3 - start writing!

    • Wednesday, Oct. 4 - write

    • Thursday, Oct. 5 - write

    • Friday, Oct. 6 - write

    • Monday, Oct. 9 - peer editing

    • Tuesday, Oct. 10 - final essay due

    • Wednesday, Oct. 11 - take the PSAT!

    • Thursday, Oct. 12 - no classes - midterm grading

    • Friday, Oct. 13 - no school

Wednesday, September 27

  • Scarlet Letter vocab quiz next Monday, Oct. 2

  • vocab warm-up:

    • Choose 4 of the words from the list

    • Use them to write about taking a walk in downtown Eugene

    • include a cougar

  • Posters on imagery and symbolism

    • work together

    • make the textual passages legible
      • help your classmates!
    • imagery - using words to describe an experience of the senses

  • Tomorrow: Scarlet Letter Test

    • review your notes!

    • author notes and symbolism chart

  • Monday, Oct. 2 - Vocab quiz, Essay notes, theme notes, etc.

Thursday, September 28

  • Scarlet Letter Test

  • 3 higher level questions for the Socratic Seminar

  • When your whole group is done

    • you can work on your poster

    • QUIETLY in the hall

Friday, September 29

  • Remember: Vocab quiz on Monday!
  • Socratic Seminar
    • Monday, Oct. 2 - Vocab quiz, Essay notes, theme notes, etc.

    • Tuesday, Oct. 3 - start writing!

    • Wednesday, Oct. 4 - write

    • Thursday, Oct. 5 - write

    • Friday, Oct. 6 - write

    • Monday, Oct. 9 - peer editing

    • Tuesday, Oct. 10 - final essay due

    • Wednesday, Oct. 11 - take the PSAT!

    • Thursday, Oct. 12 - no classes - midterm grading

    • Friday, Oct. 13 - no school