Week 2

H10 A - December 10 - 14

Monday, December 10

  • vocab warm-up:
    • 17. accede - 1. v. - to agree to a demand, request, or treaty; 2. v. - to assume an office or position
        • Origin: from Latin ad = to + cedere = give way, yield
    • 18. exculpate, v. - to show or declare that (someone) is not guilty of wrongdoing
        • Origin: from Latin ex = out, from + culpa = blame
    • 19. adduce, v. - to cite as evidence
        • Origin: from Latin ad = towards + ducere = to lead
    • 20. desolation - 1. n. - A state of complete emptiness or destruction; 2. n. - great unhappiness or loneliness
        • Origin: from Latin desolare = to abandon
  • Vocab quiz on Friday, December 14!
  • Turn in:
    • syllabus
    • 1st day questionnaire
  • Visual Literacy pretest
    • not scored
    • you get points for doing it!
  • Frankenstein reading - how's it going?
    • Discuss beginning
  • Friendship article
    • time to work


Tuesday, December 11

  • vocab warm-up:
    • Choose 4 vocab words.
    • On a small piece of paper
      • draw a picture that incorporates the four words
      • Write a caption that helps explain the picture
  • Reading quiz through Ch. 4
  • Friendship writing
    • 2 paragraphs due at end of class
    • staple paragraphs to assignment sheet
  • Turn in Friendship article
    • staple together article and questions
  • Study questions for Ch. V, VI, VII
    • instead of a quiz on these chapters
    • due Thursday, Dec. 13
  • Time to read


Wednesday, December 12

  • vocab warm-up:
    • on the quiz you will be asked to spell three words correctly
    • choose the four words you think might be the trickiest for you
    • write them each four times on a small piece of paper
  • Vocab quiz on Friday
  • Discuss book
    • How's V. Frankenstein doing?
    • Romantic sentences!
  • Your turn to write sentences.
    • Write a short description (1 - 2 sentences) about how you feel about tests or essays - or both.
    • Rewrite these same sentences as Victor Frankenstein would write it, using Romantic language and sentences.
    • Turn in!
  • "Annabel Lee" by Poe
    • poem questions
    • turn in by tomorrow
  • Study questions for tonight
    • Ch. VIII, IX, X
    • due Friday, Dec. 14
  • Time to read


Thursday, December 13

  • vocab warm-up:
      • Take a small piece of paper. DO NOT write your name on it.
      • Write down the four trickiest words on the list.
        • possibly words that really don't go together
      • Put your words in the Face Vase at the front of the room
      • When they're all in, everyone gets a random list
      • Write a mini-story given the list you choose
      • put your name on this piece and turn it in!
  • ethics, morals, bioethics
    • definition sheet
  • posters on big topics
    • Gene editing & Cloning
    • Legal Issues
    • Life - beginning & ending
    • Human Bodies
    • add to these in coming days
  • NPR story on dog cloning lab
  • Time to work!


Friday, December 14

  • Vocab quiz!
  • Study Questions Ch XV