• Week 15 Bells: 11/18 - 11/22

    Posted by SARAH NOTESTINE on 11/18/2019

    Monday, November 18, 2019

    Write a paragraph that starts with this sentence: “Why don’t you learn how to talk to a rooster?”

    And ends with this one: “She slugged him.”

    Day 2

     

    Day 3

     

    Friday, November 22, 2019

     

     

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  • Week 15 Bells: 11/18 - 11/22

    Posted by SARAH NOTESTINE on 11/18/2019

    Monday, November 18, 2019

    • In 4-5 sentences, respond to the following quote:
    • “The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson
    • Items to consider: the meaning, relevance, personal feelings or experience, paraphrase, etc.

     

    Day 2

    • In 4-5 sentences, respond to the following quote:
    • “What is the hardest task in the world? To think.”–Ralph Waldo Emerson
    • Items to consider: the meaning, relevance, personal feelings or experience, paraphrase, etc.

     

    Day 3

    • In 4-5 sentences, respond to the following quote:
    • “All good things are wild and free.”

    ?-Henry David Thoreau

    • Items to consider: the meaning, relevance, personal feelings or experience, paraphrase, etc.

     

    Friday, November 22, 2019

    • In 4-5 sentences, respond to the following prompt:
    • Describe the most serene place that you have been. Describe how you felt in that place.

     

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  • Week 14 Bells: 11/12 - 11/15

    Posted by SARAH NOTESTINE on 11/11/2019

    Monday, November 11, 2019

    • No School Monday

    Day 2

    • What are you willing to “pay any price” for?  Elaborate and explain your answer.

    Day 3

    • In 4-5 sentences, explain the satire in one of the following comics:
    • What is funny or ironic. What issue is being addressed?
    • Click Here for Bell Images

    Friday, November 15, 2019

    In 4-5 sentences, explain the satire in one of the following charts:

     

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  • Week 13: No Bells

    Posted by SARAH NOTESTINE on 11/4/2019

    No Bells for Week 13

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  • Week 12: 10/28-10/30 : No Bells

    Posted by SARAH NOTESTINE on 10/28/2019

    No Bells for Week 12

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  • Week 11 Bells

    Posted by SARAH NOTESTINE on 10/21/2019

    Monday, October 21, 2019

    • No Bells Today

    Day 2

     

    • No Bells Today

    Day 3

     

    • No Bells Today

    Friday, October 25, 2019

    • No Bells Today
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  • Week 10 Bells: 10/14 - 10/18

    Posted by SARAH NOTESTINE on 10/14/2019

    Monday, October 14, 2019

     

    In 4-5 sentences, respond to the following prompt:

     

    Who is the most “believable” character in The Crucible?  In other words, what character(s) actions and dialogue are the most realistic, true-to-life, or authentic of an actual person? Justify your answer with evidence from the drama.

     

    Day 2

     

    Write 4-5 sentences about the following topic:

    What would it take for someone to change your opinion or beliefs?  What topics do you know you wouldn’t change your mind about?  Explain why your opinion or beliefs wouldn’t change.

     

    Day 3

     

    • Review:  Define the following vocabulary terms
    • Adamant
    • Ameliorate
    • Contentious
    • Corroborate
    • Immaculate
    • Imperceptible

    Friday, October 18, 2019

    • No Bell 

     

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  • Week 9 Bells: 10/7 - 10/11

    Posted by SARAH NOTESTINE on 10/7/2019

    Monday, October 7, 2019

    • Correctly use the following vocabulary words in their own sentences.  One sentence per vocab word:

      Adamant

      Conciliatory

      Ameliorate

      Trepidation

      Corroborate 

    This Friday is the end of the quarter! All Absent/Late work from 9/17 – 10/11 must be submitted to tray by 1:47 Friday for credit.

     

     Day 2

     

    In 4-5 sentences, respond to the following prompt

    What characters in The Crucible have changed the most throughout the play?  What characters have stayed the same? Cite evidence from the play to justify your answer.

     

     

    Day 3

     

     

    In 4-5 sentences, respond to the following prompt:

     

    The real Abigail Williams was 11 years old in 1692 and did not have an illicit relationship with John Proctor.  How would the play differ if Arthur Miller (the author) had not embellished the truth?  What would be lost?

     

    Friday, October 11, 2019

    In 4-5 sentences, respond to the following prompt:

    What are some “good things” going on in  your life right now?  Or what are some “good things” that have happened in the past?  What are some “good things” to come?

     

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  • Week 8 Bells: 9/30 - 10/4/2019

    Posted by SARAH NOTESTINE on 9/30/2019

    Monday, September 30, 2019

    No Bell

     

    Day 2

    In 4 – 5 sentences, respond to the following prompt.

    As a woman in Salem, Elizabeth Proctor has very limited realistic options considering her situation.  What are some words of advice that you would have for her?  What would you do if you were in her situation?

     

    Day 3

    Correctly use the following vocabulary words in their own sentence.  One sentence per vocab word:

    Contentious

    Deposition

    Imperceptible

    Effrontery

    Immaculate

     

    Friday, October 4, 2019

    In 4-5 insightful, well-developed sentences, respond to the following prompt:

    What are the benefits and drawbacks of reading a work as opposed to viewing a work and visa versa?  What elements are lost?  What aspects are enhanced?

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  • Week 7 Bells: 9/23 - 9/27

    Posted by SARAH NOTESTINE on 9/23/2019

    Monday, September 23, 2019

    How does Abigail view the other women in town?  Cite evidence.

    Why don’t the girls just tell the truth?  Cite evidence.

     

    Day 2

    Respond to the following quote in 4-5 complex, insightful sentences:

     

    “Trust is like paper: once it’s crumpled, it can’t be perfect again.”

     

    Items to consider: Elaborate on this metaphor, agree or disagree and why, relevance, personal connection, etc.

     

    Day 3

    Write 4-5 sentences about the following topic:

     

    In The Crucible, who do you believe are the protagonist and antagonist?  Why?  Cite evidence from the play to support your answer.

     

    Friday, September 27, 2019

     

    In 4-5 sentences, respond to the following prompt:

    What are some “good things” going on in  your life right now?  Or what are some “good things” that have happened in the past?  What are some “good things” to come?

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