We’ve had a busy week in Literature and Religion this week and next week is going to start a fun, but challenging part of our literature classes.
We just finished reading And Then There Were None, but we’re still just getting started! Next week we will do a Mock Trial where we will put the characters on trial for the crimes they committed prior to their arrival on Soldier Island. I will of course act as judge while the students will both be the defense, the prosecution, AND the jury! Then we will begin writing their character analysis.
Monday: Mock Trial: Anthony Marston, Mr. and Mrs. Rogers, General MacArthur
Tuesday: Mock Trial: Emily Brent, Philip Lombard, Dr. Armstrong
Wednesday: Mock Trial: Inspector Blore, Justice Wargrave, Vera Claythorne (20 minutes of iready)
Thursday: Paper preparation – complete the outline (25 minutes of iready)
Friday: Work on paper
Monday, February 22 – Character Analysis paper due
Thursday, February, 25 – Begin Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl
We are working on Chapter 9 – the coming of God’s Kingdom. We are also continuing our Luke Bible Study every week along with the students researching a Cathedral and creating a slideshow about it.
Monday: Saint of the day: St. Angsar; create Valentine’s cards for Senior Citizens for Catholic Schools Week, work on Cathedral research
Tuesday: Saint of the day: Presentation of the Lord, Luke chapter 15 (Luke chapter 14 due)
Wednesday: Attend virtual Mass, reflect on the Homily, work on Cathedral research
Thursday: Write letters to clergy for Catholic Schools Week
Friday: Saint of the Day: St. Agatha, read and take notes on pages 100-101 in textbook
Friday, February 12 – Chapter 9 test
Thursday, March 18 – Cathedral project due
We are finishing our reading of Animal Farm, but our work is just beginning with our paper assignment.
Monday: Class discussion of chapter 10, assign propaganda poster
Tuesday: Work on propaganda poster (iready 20 minutes)
Wednesday: Work on propaganda poster (iready 25 minutes)
Thursday: Work on propaganda poster and/or paper
Friday: Turn in poster, work on paper
Friday, February 5 – propaganda poster due
Monday, March 1 – Animal Farm paper due
Monday, March 1 – Introduction of next book, Night by Elie Wiesel
I hope you all have a safe weekend!
Junior High Literature and 7th grade Religion