Posted on February 14, 2020
Living Museum speech must be emailed to either Mr. Delwey or me by Feb 21 the latest. Once your speech is approved, you may begin memorizing it. Remember to include how long your speech took to read aloud. Also poster is due on Friday, Feb.28.
ELA & Reading Homework: Complete vocabulary workbook chapter 6; complete The Alchemist activity given out in class today and write speech for living museum (See general announcement). Reminder – test on The Alchemist on your return from winter recess.
Posted on February 11, 2020
Enjoy your break! Happy Presidents’ Day
Study for ELA test Thursday (review given) and write final draft of Progressive Era essay also due Thursday. Make sure you bring the Alchemist to class on Thursday.
Posted on February 10, 2020
ELA & Reading Homework: Complete both sides of both worksheets on Rambling and Wordy sentences given out today; answer the following questions on The Alchemist: 1] relate being an alchemist turning lead into gold as a major theme of the novel. Basically what does it mean? (Hint: “That’s what alchemists do. They show that, when we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better, too.”) 2] Explain the following quote and discuss to what it refers in the novel: “The boy reached through to the Soul of the World, and saw that it was a part of the Soul of God. And he saw that the Soul of God was his own soul. And that he, a boy, could perform miracles.”
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