Link to notes and journals for 2/26 and 2/28
Students worked in the lab today on their Iliad persuasive papers. They are due tomorrow at midnight, but may be turned in tonight by midnight for extra credit.
All students participated in a mock trial today over who is the rightful hero of the Iliad. The activity served as preparation for their persuasive papers. Mock trial assigned writing is due tomorrow at the beginning of class.
Students completed journal #14, then began work on the mock trial, which will be performed tomorrow.
Students created a timeline for the Iliad (journal entry #13), then acted out in groups an abridged version of the Iliad.
We read Book 24 today and students completed journal entry #12. The Iliad Persuasive essay assignment was also explained (see our main page for the handouts).
Students completed reading Book 22 of the Iliad and completed journal #11. We ended class watching a brief movie clip of the book.
Students read the first part of Book 22 today and completed journal #10. Three new literary terms were also given.
We reviewed the Book 18 quiz, learned a new literary term, then students completed journal #9 which involved reading the remainder of book 18.
Students completed journals #7 and #8 today, then took a reading comprehension quiz over the beginning of Book 18.