Monthly Archives: August 2010

Native American Origin Legends

Read the three Native American origin stories in your Literature book (p. 20-28) and come prepared to discuss them. Are there similarities among them? How do they differ?

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AP: Native American Origin Legends

Read the three Native American origin stories in your Literature book (p. 20-28) and come prepared to discuss them. Are there similarities among them? How do they differ?

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8.31 Thought for Today

This made me think of you freshmen in particular. What does this say about how Pahom (from “How Much Land Does a Man Need?”) lives his life? What did he value? How did he determine worth? God Says You Are … Continue reading

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“How Much Land” Parts 3-5

Finish reading parts 3-5 of Tolstoy’s “How Much Land Does a Man Need?” and answer the questions given in class. Keep thinking about what really makes a good life. Why isn’t Pahom satisfied? What will it take for YOU to … Continue reading

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Unit 1 Introduction

For homework, finish your reading of p. 2-14 in your American Lit textbook (the fat, orange book). Take notes on the three essential questions (p. 2) and any other important details you run across. You will be responsible for this … Continue reading

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“How Much Land Does a Man Need?” Parts 1-2

Finish reading sections one and two of Tolstoy’s “How Much Land Does a Man Need?” in your book (p. 308-311) and answer the questions on the worksheet given in class (also attached). We’ll continue reading in class tomorrow. As you … Continue reading

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8.30: Thought for the Day

Therefore, accept each other in the same way that Christ accepted you. He did this to bring glory to God. (Romans 15:7)

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AP: Unit 1 Introduction

For homework, finish your reading of p. 2-14 in your American Lit textbook (the fat, orange book). Take notes on the three essential questions (p. 2) and any other important details. You will be responsible for this reading in class … Continue reading

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“Where I’m From”

I’m excited to read your “Where I’m From” poems and see your artistic creations. The walls in the classroom are excited to house them, too! Remember: they’re due in class on Tuesday, August 31!

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Fall Class Schedule

Are you preparing for the October 9 SAT? Mrs. Coker and I will be teaching an SAT Prep class on Wednesday evenings this fall, from 6:00-8:00. We’ll alternate an hour of math and an hour of verbal prep each week. … Continue reading

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