Journal: Teacher Work day
Agenda: Romanticism lecture - PPT uploaded 20.3
Annotate "She Walks in Beauty"
Journal: Experience in Nature - write about a positive experience in nature, and/or your views on spending time in nature
Agenda: Continue Romanticism lecture; begin TPCASTT annotation of "Ode to a Grecian Urn"
Homework: None; be sure to bring poem back tomorrow
Journal: Argue for or against this statement: “Ultimately, man has power over nature.” Agree or disagree. NO middle ground!
Agenda: Finish TPCASTT annotation of "Ode to a Grecian Urn"
Homework: TPCASTT annotation of "Ozymandias;" "Comparing Romantic Poetry Graphic Organizer" are due as part of the Romanticism/Realism Packet on Tuesday
Journal: “The World is Too Much with Us”
1. Paraphrase the first three lines. What does Wordsworth believe we are focused on lately?
2. Wordsworth says that the sea and the winds are “up-gathered now like sleeping flowers” but that we are “out of tune; it moves us not.”
Why don’t these things move us?
What is Wordsworth’s opinion on this lack of feeling?
3. What does Wordsworth say he would prefer for himself? Why?
Agenda: Work on Romantic Poetry Graphic Organizer + Ozymandias
Homework: Packet now due FRIDAY
romanticism / realism packet
Journal: Snow day!
Journal: Snow day!
Journal: Why did Realists focus on seemingly insignificant details?
Agenda: Reading "A Piece of String" [Here is an online copy, but I prefer our textbook's translation]; worksheet is ABOVE under "Romanticism/Realism Packet"
Homework: Romanticism/Realism packet due Friday
Journal: What does the piece of string represent?
Agenda: Introduce "Romantic vs Realist Poetry" assignment
Homework: Romanticism/Realism packet due Friday; "Romantic vs Realist Poetry" assignment due Monday (or, if there is a snow day, the first day back after the weekend.)
Journal: Are you more of a Realist or a Romantic in terms of your worldview? Explain.
Agenda: Turn in Romanticism/Realism packet; Flipgrid review; time to work on poetry
Homework: "Romantic vs Realist Poetry" assignment DUE Monday
Poetry Justification Flipcodes (due Monday at Midnight):
Class A: cdb96c94
Class B: 89313bde
Period 6: fb67185c
No journals this week!
Today (Friday) we began annotating the WW1 Packet (attached). It is due Wednesday 27 Feb. The quiz on Romanticism, Realism, and WWI Poetry is also on Wednesday 27 Feb.
Although the packet is not due until Wednesday, here is the current state of the packet (make sure to read the PPT and catch up if absent Friday the 15th):
Men Who March Away - completed in class
Joining the Colours - homework over break
In Flanders Fields - completed in class
Spring in War-time - homework over break
The Troop Ship - homework for class A, and for period 6 odd numbers
Anthem for Doomed Youth - homework for class B, and for period 6 even numbers
We will finish the rest of the packet in class and as homework when we come back. Have a safe and restful break!